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Procedural
Requirements
NPR 9260.1A
Effective Date: February 09, 2015
Expiration Date: February 09, 2025
COMPLIANCE IS MANDATORY FOR NASA EMPLOYEES
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Subject: Liabilities (Revalidated with Change 1 November 26, 2019)

Responsible Office: Office of the Chief Financial Officer


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Chapter 6 Interest Payable

6.1 Overview

6.1.1 This chapter prescribes the procedures for recording and reporting NASA interest payable.

6.1.2 NASA will record interest payable in accordance with SFFASs No. 1 and No. 5, as amended and report interest payable in accordance with OMB Circular A-136.

6.1.3 Interest payable may result from late payment of invoices to the public.

6.2 Cross Reference to Current Policy

6.2.1 For additional information on general requirements for interest payable, see NPR 9631.1, "Disbursements."

6.3 Recording Interest Payable

6.3.1 NASA will record interest payable in its Standard General Ledger liability account for the amount of interest expense incurred and unpaid as of the reporting date.

6.3.2 NASA will record interest payable on late payment of bills, as required by 31 U.S.C. Chapter 39.

6.3.3 The interest rate in effect on the day after the payment due date will be used to calculate the interest penalty payable. Prior to calculating the interest penalty payable, NASA personnel shall refer to the Treasury Bureau of the Fiscal Service Web site under Prompt Pay Rate to ensure use of the appropriate interest rate.

6.4 Reporting Interest Payable

NASA will report interest payable as Federal or non-federal liabilities. NASA will include information on interest payable in footnote disclosures in accordance with OMB Circular A-136.



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