DFARS 252.229-7014 Taxes-Foreign Contracts in Afghanistan. Basic (Dec 2015) (Current)

As prescribed in 229.402-70(k), use the clause at 252.229-7014, Taxes—Foreign Contracts in Afghanistan, in solicitations and contracts, including solicitations and contracts using FAR part 12 procedures for the acquisition of commercial items, with performance in Afghanistan, unless the clause at 252.229-7015 is used.


      (a)  This acquisition is covered by the Security and Defense Cooperation Agreement (the Agreement) between the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan and the United States of America signed on September 30, 2014, and entered into force on January 1, 2015.

      (b)  The Agreement exempts the Department of Defense (DoD), and its contractors and subcontractors (other than those that are Afghan legal entities or residents), from paying any tax or similar charge assessed on activities associated with this contract within Afghanistan. The Agreement also exempts the acquisition, importation, exportation, reexportation, transportation, and use of supplies and services in Afghanistan, by or on behalf of DoD, from any taxes, customs, duties, fees, or similar charges in Afghanistan.

      (c)  The Contractor shall exclude any Afghan taxes, customs, duties, fees, or similar charges from the contract price, other than those charged to Afghan legal entities or residents.

      (d)  The Agreement does not exempt Afghan employees of DoD contractors and subcontractors from Afghan tax laws. To the extent required by Afghan law, the Contractor shall withhold tax from the wages of these employees and remit those payments to the appropriate Afghanistan taxing authority. These withholdings are an individual’s liability, not a tax against the Contractor.

      (e)  The Contractor shall include the substance of this clause, including this paragraph (e), in all subcontracts, including subcontracts for commercial items.

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(e) The Contractor shall include the substance of this clause, including this paragraph (e), in all subcontracts, including subcontracts for commercial items.

Mandatory (Exception);
Domestic ✖   DFARS 212.301 (Applies when performance is in Afghanistan, unless the clause at 252.229-7015 is used.);
⚠ <252.229-7015 Basic

52.204-3 Taxpayer Identification.

52.209-11 Representation by Corporations Regarding Delinquent Tax Liability or a Felony Conviction under any Federal Law.

52.209-12 Certification Regarding Tax Matters.

52.209-5 Certification Regarding Responsibility Matters.

52.212-3 Offeror Representations and Certifications-Commercial Items.

52.212-4 Contract Terms and Conditions-Commercial Items.

52.228-11 Pledges of Assets.

52.229-1 State and Local Taxes.

52.229-10 State of New Mexico Gross Receipts and Compensating Tax.

52.229-2 North Carolina State and Local Sales and Use Tax.

52.229-3 Federal, State, and Local Taxes.

52.229-4 Federal, State, and Local Taxes (State and Local Adjustments).

52.229-6 Taxes-Foreign Fixed-Price Contracts.

52.229-7 Taxes-Fixed-Price Contracts with Foreign Governments.

52.229-8 Taxes-Foreign Cost-Reimbursement Contracts.

52.229-9 Taxes-Cost-Reimbursement Contracts with Foreign Governments.

52.241-5 Contractor’s Facilities.

52.241-9 Connection Charge.

52.229-11 Tax on Certain Foreign Procurements—Notice and Representation.

52.229-12 Tax on Certain Foreign Procurements.

52.229-13 Taxes—Foreign Contracts in Afghanistan.

52.229-14 Taxes—Foreign Contracts in Afghanistan (North Atlantic Treaty Organization Status of Forces Agreement).

252.219-7012 Competition for Religious-Related Services.

252.225-7032 Waiver of United Kingdom Levies-Evaluation of Offers.

252.228-7006 Compliance with Spanish Laws and Insurance.

252.229-7000 Invoices Exclusive of Taxes or Duties.

252.229-7001 Tax Relief.

252.229-7002 Customs Exemptions (Germany).

252.229-7003 Tax Exemptions (Italy).

252.229-7004 Status of Contractor as a Direct Contractor (Spain).

252.229-7005 Tax Exemptions (Spain).

252.229-7006 Value Added Tax Exclusion (United Kingdom)

252.229-7008 Relief from Import Duty (United Kingdom).

252.229-7009 Relief from Customs Duty and Value Added Tax on Fuel (Passenger Vehicles) (United Kingdom).

252.229-7010 Relief from Customs Duty on Fuel (United Kingdom).

252.229-7011 Reporting of Foreign Taxes – U.S. Assistance Programs.

252.229-7012 Tax Exemptions (Italy)-Representation.

252.229-7013 Tax Exemptions (Spain)-Representation.

252.229-7015 Taxes-Foreign Contracts in Afghanistan (North Atlantic Treaty Organization Status of Forces Agreement).

252.232-7010 Levies on Contract Payments.

252.236-7010 Overseas Military Construction--Preference for United States Firms.

252.236-7011 Overseas Architect-Engineer Services--Restriction to United States Firms.

252.236-7012 Military Construction on Kwajalein Atoll--Evaluation Preference.




5152.225-5914 Commodity Shipping Instructions

552.238-101 Foreign Taxes and Duties.

552.229-70 Federal, State, and Local Taxes.

552.229-71 Federal Excise Tax—DC Government.

652.229-70 Excise Tax Exemption Statement for Contractors Within the United States.

652.229-71 Personal Property Disposition at Posts Abroad.

752.229-70 Federal, state and local taxes.

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