Independent Government Cost Estimate (IGCE) Template

The Independent Government Cost Estimate (IGCE ) is used to assist in the determination of the acquisition strategy, as well as an estimated cost for the proposed effort.

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How to Use This Tool

  • Review Agency guidance to determine IGCE requirements based on your procurement.
  • Include methodology and data source used to derive cost or price information.
  • For CIO-SP3 Small Business (e.g. complex IT services) use your agency template or the NITAAC IGCE template.

Tips on Using This Tool

  • Use the labor search feature in e-GOS to obtain GWAC labor rates.
  • IGCE template may be simplified based on complexity and agency requirements.
  • The IGCE should mirror the tasks identified in the statement of work.
  • The IGCE should include detailed breakdowns of estimates for material and travel.

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