is dd form 2659 required for cash collections?
Based on the question is a DD Form 2659 required for cash collections, the instructions were found at
http://navyadministration.tpub.com/14061/css/14061_105.htm: Method of Payment Within the United States and its possessions, PVs covering dealers’ bills will be paid by U.S. Treasury checks or electronic funds transfer. Other types of PVs will normally be paid in the same manner. All remittances by mail must be made by check. In cases where a number of PVs are to the same payee, a single Treasury check can be used to fulfill payment obligations. The only exceptions to the payment of PVs by Treasury check or electronic funds transfer are activities that regularly maintain cash funds for payrolls. When cash is available and desired, PVs may be paid in cash.
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Dealers’ bills stated in foreign currency received by ships or shore activities located in the United States will be paid by the DO serving the shore activity billed. The DO will pay by U.S. Treasury check, except when the purchase document requires the payment to be in foreign currency or when the bill is in an excess or near excess currency as listed by the Office of Management and Budget. In these cases, the bill will be forwarded for payment to a DO who holds the foreign currency.
When the payment is made in U.S. dollars, the amount will be computed at the rate of exchange current at the time of payment, unless otherwise prescribed in the purchase document. Payments to vendors in a foreign country will be made in a currency authorized by local foreign currency control laws or regulations. Department of State officials in the area will be contacted for guidance and information on the currency controls in effect. If no Department of State official is in the area, the DO must learn and fully comply with the local foreign currency controls.
Payment to a vendor in a foreign country will be made by U.S. Treasury check or U.S currency under the following conditions: Payment in U.S. currency is required by the purchase document. The foreign currency billed is not available to the DO serving the activity billed or to another overseas military DO, unless the foreign currency is listed as excess or near excess. When the bill is stated in foreign currency and payment is made with U.S currency or by a U.S Treasury check, the rate of exchange current at the time of payment will be used. If the foreign currency is listed as excess or near excess but the currency is not available to the DO serving the shore activity billed, the bill will be forwarded for payment to a U.S. DO who has access to this currency.
If you have additional questions concerning the policy for your service, you need to contact the Service Comptroller for clarification.