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Title 48Chapter 1Subchapter EPart 31Subpart 31.2 → §31.201-1


Title 48: Federal Acquisition Regulations System
PART 31—CONTRACT COST PRINCIPLES AND PROCEDURES
Subpart 31.2—Contracts With Commercial Organizations


31.201-1   Composition of total cost.

(a) The total cost, including standard costs properly adjusted for applicable variances, of a contract is the sum of the direct and indirect costs allocable to the contract, incurred or to be incurred, plus any allocable cost of money pursuant to 31.205-10, less any allocable credits. In ascertaining what constitutes a cost, any generally accepted method of determining or estimating costs that is equitable and is consistently applied may be used.

(b) While the total cost of a contract includes all costs properly allocable to the contract, the allowable costs to the Government are limited to those allocable costs which are allowable pursuant to Part 31 and applicable agency supplements.

[69 FR 17767, Apr. 5, 2004]

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