FAR 52.229-7, TAXES--FIXED-PRICE CONTRACTS WITH FOREIGN GOVERNMENTS
(a) "Contract date," as used in this clause, means the date set for
bid opening or, if this is a negotiated contract or a modification, the
effective date of this contract or modification.
(b) the contract price, including the prices in any subcontracts under
this contract, does not include any tax or duty that the Government of the
United States and the Government of . . . . . . . . (insert name of the foreign
government] have agreed shall not apply to expenditures made by the United
States in . . . . . [insert name of country], or any tax or duty not
applicable to this contract or any subcontracts under this contract,
pursuant to the laws of . . . . . [insert name of country]. If any such tax
or duty has been included in the contract price,. through error or
otherwise, the contract price shall be correspondingly reduced.
(c) If, after the contract date, the Government of the United States
and the Government of . . . . . . . . [insert name of the foreign government]
agree that any tax or duty included in the contract price shall not apply
to expenditures by the united States in . . . . . . . . [insert name of country],
the contract price shall be reduced accordingly.
(d) No adjustment shall be made in the contract price under this
clause unless the amount of the adjustment exceeds $250.
PAYMENTS UNDER FIXED-PRICE ARCHITECT ENGINEER
CONTRACTS (AUG 1987)
(a) Estimates shall be made monthly of the amount and value of the
work and services performed by the Contractor under this contract which
meet the standards of quality under this contract. The estimates shall be
prepared by the Contractor and accompanied by any supporting data required
by the Contracting Officer.
(b) Upon approval of the estimate by the Contracting Officer, payment
upon properly executed vouchers shall be made to the Contractor, as soon as
practicable, of 90 percent of the approved amount, less all previous
payments; provided, that payment may be made in full during any months in
which the Contracting Officer determines that performance has been
satisfactory. Also, whenever the Contracting Officer determines that the
work is substantially complete and that the amount retained is in excess of
the amount adequate for the protection of the Government, the Contracting
Officer may release the excess amount to the Contractor.
(c) Upon satisfactory completion by the Contractor and acceptance by
the Contracting Officer of the work done by the Contractor under the
"Statement of Architect-Engineer Services", the Contractor will be paid the
unpaid balance of any money due for work under the statement, including
retained percentages relating to this portion of the work. Upon
satisfactory completion and final acceptance of the construction work, the
Contractor shall be paid any unpaid balance of money due under this