All reimbursable agreements require the development of a forecast of revenue and budget and the completion of certain IFS transactions. Form 7600A and Form 7600B Interagency Agreement (IAA) - Form 7600A, IAA General Terms and Conditions (GT&C) Section, and Form 7600B, IAA Order Requirements and Funding Information (Order) Section, are the required trading partner agreements for federal reimbursable agreements. Cost increases that occur during the performance of the agreement must also be recovered, unless the Servicewide Reimbursable Team determines them to be immaterial - meaning that the administrative cost of collecting the increase is more than the amount of the increase. The apportioned amount limits the obligations that may be incurred. The timeliness of reports depends on strict compliance with BFS-assigned deadlines and the IRS monthly billing and collection timetables. Primary Stakeholders: All IRS management, especially the IRS budget community in all divisions. (2) IRM 1.33.3, Reimbursable Operating Guidelines, was revised to remove all references to transactions and forms no longer supported by the updated version of the Integrated Financial System (IFS) and to include updated reimbursable processes. Cost estimates for annually recurring reimbursable projects should be recalculated each year. For these agreements, actual costs should be captured monthly to reflect the work that has occurred during that month. IFS security measures, such as control of user roles, are described in IRM 1.35.23, Financial Accounting, Integrated Financial System Security. Hard copies of advance payment checks, money orders and supporting documentation should be sent to the first mailing address below. Most opportunities for upward/downward adjustments to non-advance reimbursables occur during the fourth quarter of the fiscal year. Federal agreements include all agreements with other Treasury bureaus or other federal agencies. In many cases, negotiation of overhead costs adds time to the process. An apportionment may be further subdivided by an agency into allotments, sub-allotments and allocations. Buyer A trading partner that is purchasing goods and/or services. The IRS processes transactions according to formal IFS posting models. Promptly parking accurate earnings in IFS according to the method of billing. Responsibility. Integrated Financial System (IFS) The administrative accounting system used by the IRS. 7, Accounting for Revenue and Other Financing Sources and Concepts for Reconciling Budgetary and Financial Accounting, earned or exchanged revenues are created once the seller provides goods and/or services to the buyer for the amount negotiated in the agreement - meaning that the payment or revenue should not be recognized until costs are incurred from providing the goods and services. Reimbursable Project Coordinators (RPCs) must make buyers aware of the requirement to include overhead costs in their agreements and should work with them to develop initial cost estimates. Policy Owner: The CFOs Corporate Budget (CB) office is responsible for policy decisions reflected in the ROG. 020304. It looks like your company, because it reflects the types of employees who travel, the work to be done, the destinations, and the frequency required to achieve your business goals. The second address is intended for Federal Express-type mailings. 2020 - 05 IPAC System - TAS/BETC Reporting, IRM 1.33.4, Financial Operating Guidelines, IRM 1.35.15, Administrative Accounting, Annual Close Guidelines, IRS Financial Management Codes Handbook, posted on the Corporate Budget website, Federal Account System and Titles (FAST) Book I, Federal Accounting Standards Advisory Board, Statement of Federal Financial Accounting Standards No. Verifying that all required parties have signed a ratified reimbursable agreement and are maintaining appropriate documentation to support billing, such as agreement documentation. Business Partner Network (BPN) The single source for vendor data for the U.S. federal government. BW2900 SOAF reports provides historical FTE and budget statuses by fiscal year periods and various sorting options. In the case of certain training reimbursables and with the approval of the Servicewide Reimbursables Team, a Standard Form 182, Authorization, Agreement and Certification of Training, may be used in place of the Form 7600B, IAA Order Requirements and Funding Information (Order) Section. When multi-year funds are available from the buyer, a single Form 7600A, IAA General Terms and Conditions (GT&C) Section, may be signed to match the term of the multi-year fund, but a new Form 7600B, IAA Order Requirements and Funding Information (Order) Section, must be signed every year. 4 provides an order of preference framework for cost assignment. IFS is the system of record that Corporate Budget, DFOs and FPMs must use to manage budgetary resources effectively. The ROG standardizes agreements, billing, and collections. These estimates must provide adequate reimbursable funding to support reimbursable operations during the upcoming fiscal year. The director, Budget Execution, is responsible for: Providing budgetary oversight, accountability, legal and overall management responsibility for the IRS reimbursable program. ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS WHEN ISSUING A REIMBURSABLE WORK ORDER (RWO) For additional information regarding RWO requirements, refer to para 04000, para 03161, DoDI 4000.19, DoD FMR Vol 11A Ch. It is the total number of regular, straight-time hours (that is, not including overtime or holiday hours) worked by employees divided by the number of compensable hours applicable to each fiscal year.