B-130724, APR. 10, 1957

B-130724: Apr 10, 1957

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WRIGHT PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE: REFERENCE IS MADE TO YOUR LETTER OF JANUARY 11. 390.14 HAVE BEEN REPORTED BY OUR DEFENSE ACCOUNTING AND AUDITING DIVISION TO RELATE TO VACATION PAY ALLOWED TO TWO OF THE CONTRACTOR'S EMPLOYEES IN THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT OF $706.62. IT NOW APPEARS THAT THE ORIGINAL REIMBURSEMENT OF THOSE ITEMS OF EXPENSE WAS PROPER IN VIEW OF THE CONTRACTOR'S POLICY REGARDING LEAVE OF ABSENCE WITH PAY AS OUTLINED IN ITS LETTER OF OCTOBER 11. YOU ARE ADVISED THAT PAYMENT OF RECLAIM VOUCHER 35 IS AUTHORIZED. THE VOUCHER AND ITS ACCOMPANYING PAPERS ARE RETURNED HEREWITH.

B-130724, APR. 10, 1957

TO LIEUTENANT COLONEL G. A. BRINGMAN, FINANCE OFFICER, WRIGHT PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE:

REFERENCE IS MADE TO YOUR LETTER OF JANUARY 11, 1957, REQUESTING A DECISION AS TO THE PROPRIETY OF MAKING PAYMENT OF RECLAIM VOUCHER 35 SUBMITTED BY THE UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON TO RECLAIM $1,390.14 OF THE AMOUNT OF $1,621.74 PREVIOUSLY DEDUCTED ON PAYMENTS MADE UNDER ITS AIR FORCE CONTRACT NO. AF 33/038/-26823 DATED MAY 29, 1951, AS THE RESULT OF UNCLEARED GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE EXCEPTIONS.

THE EXCEPTIONS AMOUNTING TO $1,390.14 HAVE BEEN REPORTED BY OUR DEFENSE ACCOUNTING AND AUDITING DIVISION TO RELATE TO VACATION PAY ALLOWED TO TWO OF THE CONTRACTOR'S EMPLOYEES IN THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT OF $706.62, OVERHEAD THEREON IN THE AMOUNT OF $141.32, AND OVERHEAD, ON LEAVE PAID, IN THE AMOUNTS OF $502.18, AND $40.02. IT NOW APPEARS THAT THE ORIGINAL REIMBURSEMENT OF THOSE ITEMS OF EXPENSE WAS PROPER IN VIEW OF THE CONTRACTOR'S POLICY REGARDING LEAVE OF ABSENCE WITH PAY AS OUTLINED IN ITS LETTER OF OCTOBER 11, 1956, ATTACHED TO THE RECLAIM VOUCHER, AND THE EXPLANATION SET FORTH IN PARAGRAPHS 1D. AND 1E. OF UNDATED LETTER OF THE ARMY AUDIT AGENCY RELATIVE TO THE COMPUTATION OF OVERHEAD ALLOWANCES ON WAGES AND SALARIES PAID TO THE CONTRACTOR'S EMPLOYEES.

ACCORDINGLY, YOU ARE ADVISED THAT PAYMENT OF RECLAIM VOUCHER 35 IS AUTHORIZED, IF OTHERWISE CORRECT. THE VOUCHER AND ITS ACCOMPANYING PAPERS ARE RETURNED HEREWITH.