(a) agencies shall avoid double audits, verifications, inspections and audits of contractors or subcontractors by more than one agency by using inter-authority agreements. (c) where an inter-authority agreement is concluded, agencies are invited to consider defining procedures to resolve issues that may arise from the agreement. (b) Subject to the tax provisions of the agencies and applicable inter-administrative agreements, the requesting agency shall reimburse the service agency for services provided in accordance with economic law (31 U.S.C.1535). General theme: Part 42 – Contract management and audit services. . . .