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subcontract

a subordinate contract under which the supply of materials, services, or labour is let out to someone other than a party to the main contract

subcontract

[¦səb′kän‚trakt]
(engineering)
A contract made with a third party by one who has contracted to perform work or service for whole or part performance of that work or service.

subcontract

An agreement between a prime or general contractor and a subcontractor for the execution of a portion of the contractual obligation of the prime contractor to the owner.
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Thus, to the extent that you have subcontracts under a firm fixed price prime contract or higher tier subcontract that is firm-fixed price contract, subcontracts under that prime contract or higher tier firm fixed price subcontract are not subject to audit by DCAA in regard to an incurred cost audit regardless of the subcontract type.
EVM is discouraged on firm-fixed price, level of effort, and time and materials efforts, including contracts, subcontracts, intra-government work agreements, and other agreements, regardless of dollar value.
Equipment rentals should be treated in the same way as subcontracts, as they are a form of subcontract.
A public employer may decide to subcontract with a private enterprise for a variety of reasons.
Next are the "Less Than One Hundred (100) Employees Certificate" and the "Less Than $1,000,000 Subcontract Certificate," each bearing a legend to the effect that any incorrect data "may result in criminal prosecution.
These broad observations on the organisational forms of small enterprise and the issue of subcontracting lead to the conclusion that official support structures could influence the direction of development of small-scale industry and of associated forms of subcontract relationship.
2 did not preclude the subcontract itself from creating a contractual relationship between the owner and the subcontractor.
In the coming weeks, another Au70m in subcontracts will be advertised through Public Contracts Scotland, with a further Au30m to be advertised in the coming months, bringing the total package to Au221m.
However, prior to this DFARS change, the Trade Agreements Act and the Buy American Act were listed as laws inapplicable to subcontracts for commercial items.
These awards include both prime contracts and subcontracts and cover a wide range of goods and services--including facility management, remediation, construction, R&D, Management/Scientific Consulting, Plate Work Manufacturing, Administrative Services, Data Processing, Security, Engineering, Waste Treatment & Disposal.
The exemption from CAS includes firm fixed-price contracts and subcontracts, as well as fixed-price contracts and subcontracts with economic price adjustments, provided the price adjustments are not based on actual incurred costs.