B-128941, MAR. 25, 1957

B-128941: Mar 25, 1957

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TO CAROLINA FREIGHT CARRIERS CORPORATION: REFERENCE IS MADE TO YOUR LETTERS OF AUGUST 10. FOR THE SERVICES PERFORMED UNDER THE SUBJECT BILLS OF LADING YOU CLAIMED AND WERE PAID $351.97 AND $291.21. IN THE AUDIT OF YOUR BILL HERE IT WAS DETERMINED THAT THE ALLOWABLE CHARGES FOR THE SERVICES UNDER THE RESPECTIVE BILLS OF LADING WERE $283.90 AND $116.10. YOU WERE REQUESTED ON OUR FORM 1003. WAS NOT REFLECTED ON OUR FORM 1003 AS A CREDIT TO YOUR ACCOUNT. YOUR ACCOUNT HERE WAS NOT CREDITED WITH THIS REFUND PRIOR TO THE FORWARDING TO YOU OF OUR FORM NO. 1003 BECAUSE WE HAD NO KNOWLEDGE UNTIL THE RECEIPT OF YOUR LETTER OF AUGUST 10. THAT DEPARTMENT REPORTS THAT THE REFUND OF $121.12 WAS RECEIVED AND DEPOSITED JANUARY 14.

B-128941, MAR. 25, 1957

TO CAROLINA FREIGHT CARRIERS CORPORATION:

REFERENCE IS MADE TO YOUR LETTERS OF AUGUST 10, 1956, AND JANUARY 15, 1957, FILE REFERENCE CLAIM 056-433, PROS. 208264 AND 437215, REQUESTING REVIEW OF THE AUDIT ACTION TAKEN HERE ON YOUR BILL FOR FREIGHT TRANSPORTATION FURNISHED THE DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY UNDER BILLS OF LADING N-32313657 AND N-31210613, IN OCTOBER AND NOVEMBER 1953.

FOR THE SERVICES PERFORMED UNDER THE SUBJECT BILLS OF LADING YOU CLAIMED AND WERE PAID $351.97 AND $291.21, RESPECTIVELY, MAKING A TOTAL PAYMENT OF $643.18. IN THE AUDIT OF YOUR BILL HERE IT WAS DETERMINED THAT THE ALLOWABLE CHARGES FOR THE SERVICES UNDER THE RESPECTIVE BILLS OF LADING WERE $283.90 AND $116.10, OR A TOTAL OF $400. ACCORDINGLY, YOU WERE REQUESTED ON OUR FORM 1003, DATED JULY 20, 1956, TO REFUND THE INDICATED OVERPAYMENT OF $243.18 ($643.18 AND LESS $400).

IN YOUR LETTER OF AUGUST 10, 1956, YOU REQUEST INFORMATION AS TO WHY THE PROCEEDS OF YOUR CHECK FOR $121.12, FORWARDED TO THE DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY FOR APPLICATION TO THE OVERPAYMENT ON BILL OF LADING N 31210613, WAS NOT REFLECTED ON OUR FORM 1003 AS A CREDIT TO YOUR ACCOUNT. YOUR ACCOUNT HERE WAS NOT CREDITED WITH THIS REFUND PRIOR TO THE FORWARDING TO YOU OF OUR FORM NO. 1003 BECAUSE WE HAD NO KNOWLEDGE UNTIL THE RECEIPT OF YOUR LETTER OF AUGUST 10, 1956, THAT ANY REFUND HAD BEEN MADE IN THIS CONNECTION. FOR SOME UNKNOWN REASON THE DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY APPARENTLY FAILED TO REPORT THE REFUND TO OUR OFFICE PRIOR TO OUR EXECUTION OF THE SUBJECT FORM 1003. PROMPTLY UPON RECEIPT OF YOUR LETTER OF AUGUST 10, 1956, HOWEVER, WE CONTACTED THE DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY, AND THAT DEPARTMENT REPORTS THAT THE REFUND OF $121.12 WAS RECEIVED AND DEPOSITED JANUARY 14, 1954, UNDER CERTIFICATE OF DEPOSIT NO. 307, IN THE ACCOUNTS OF P. C. VAN SOLEN, SYMBOL 369.

ACCORDINGLY, AN AMENDED FORM 1003, ALLOWING YOU CREDIT FOR THE REFUND OF $121.12 AND SHOWING AN OUTSTANDING BALANCE OF $122.06 ($243.18 LESS $121.12) STILL DUE THE UNITED STATES WILL BE FURNISHED YOU BY OUR TRANSPORTATION DIVISION. THE PROMPT REFUND OF THE REMAINING INDEBTEDNESS OF $122.06 IS REQUESTED.