A&V in Straße und Autobahn: Negative unit prices in the award procedureExclusion, valuation or tax evasion?

In award procedures for road construction services, it regularly happens that the bid calculation for a service results in a negative unit price. Both bidders and contracting authorities must then answer the question of how to deal with such bids. Should they be excluded, evaluated or what else should be taken into account?

Dr. Jan van Dyk takes a closer look at these questions in his article

Negative Einheitspreise im Vergabeverfahren, Straße und Autobahn, 2022, S. 216-217.

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