The Contract Disputes Act Statute Of Limitations: Take Your Time, DOD

While the Department of Defense looks to achieve massive efficiency savings, the Defense Contract Audit Agency and the Defense Contract Management Agency are faced with the harsh reality that millions of dollars of disputed contract costs may be lost because the agencies failed to act within the six-year statute of limitations specified in the Contracts Disputes Act.  Conversely, from a contractor’s perspective, one bright side to the current state of audit and contract administration gridlock is that it may provide contractors opportunities to clear out the growing backlog of audit issues and preclude otherwise meritorious Government claims.

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