B-119020, SEP. 26, 1957

B-119020: Sep 26, 1957

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ESQUIRE: REFERENCE IS MADE TO YOUR INQUIRY OF SEPTEMBER 16. ROBINSON WAS $204.91. WAS ALLOWED AND CREDITED. THE INDEBTEDNESS WAS IN THE AMOUNT OF $160. AN ADDITIONAL $41.49 WAS COLLECTED AS WITHHOLDING AND SOCIAL SECURITY TAXES APPLICABLE TO THE WAGE ADJUSTMENT. THE BALANCE OF $3.42 WAS DIRECTED TO BE PAID TO HIM BY CHECK. ROBINSON SHOULD HAVE RECEIVED THE CHECK AND A COPY OF THE SETTLEMENT BY THIS TIME.

B-119020, SEP. 26, 1957

TO WALLACE M. JOPLING, ESQUIRE:

REFERENCE IS MADE TO YOUR INQUIRY OF SEPTEMBER 16, 1957, CONCERNING THE CLAIM OF EDWARD R. ROBINSON, JR., FOR A WAGE ADJUSTMENT DUE UNDER CONTRACT DA-08-123-ENG-968 WITH THE ROAD CONSTRUCTION COMPANY (DAVIS BACON ACT, 40 U.S.C. 276A).

THE WAGE ADJUSTMENT FINALLY DETERMINED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND BY OUR OFFICE TO BE DUE MR. ROBINSON WAS $204.91. THAT AMOUNT HAD BEEN WITHHELD FROM THE CONTRACTOR'S EARNINGS AND, BY SETTLEMENT DATED AUGUST 20, 1957, WAS ALLOWED AND CREDITED, IN ACCORDANCE WITH HIS EXPRESS AUTHORIZATION, AGAINST AN INDEBTEDNESS TO THE UNITED STATES FOR OVERPAYMENTS OF ALLOWANCE MADE TO HIM BY THE VETERANS ADMINISTRATION, ST. PETERSBURG, FLORIDA, IN 1949. THE INDEBTEDNESS WAS IN THE AMOUNT OF $160. AN ADDITIONAL $41.49 WAS COLLECTED AS WITHHOLDING AND SOCIAL SECURITY TAXES APPLICABLE TO THE WAGE ADJUSTMENT, AND THE BALANCE OF $3.42 WAS DIRECTED TO BE PAID TO HIM BY CHECK. MR. ROBINSON SHOULD HAVE RECEIVED THE CHECK AND A COPY OF THE SETTLEMENT BY THIS TIME.