Purchasing administers consultant and vendors subs if sub is under an award issued after 12/26/14. This is per Uniform Guidance - Section 200.68, 200.92 and 200.93. Purchasing will ensure open competition.
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Consultant/Subcontract Approval Request (CSAR)
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Purchasing and Business Services
Payment for consultant services should be comparable to the normal or customary fees charged and received by the consultant for comparable services, especially non-government contracts and grants. Consultants will be required to provide verification of rate if it exceeds Executive Schedule II rate of $705.04/day and will include, at a minimum, the name, point of contact, and phone number of two companies they have provided consultant services for at that rate.
Effective 1/1/2015 the mileage per diem rate of reimbursement is $.575 per mile.
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