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Classifying Indirect Cost Update: Keys to OMB & ARRA Compliance


Live Webinar Recording

Recording Price: $199.00

(Includes Proprietary Materials)

Classifying direct and indirect costs can be a process that causes confusion. In order to ensure that all direct and indirect costs are properly classified, your agency must fully comply with OMB regulation and confusing interpretations. How can you develop an effective cost determination plan that not only keeps you in compliance, but eliminates all audit findings and costly fines? Join us for this LIVE, 60-minute webinar, where you will discover:

  • Best solutions to make proper classifications: Direct vs. indirect costs
  • How to best avoid errors & fines with indirect costs
  • Vital tools for a correct interpretation on cost allowability
  • Allowable, unallowable & reasonable: What you must know in 2014

Program Highlights

  • Keys to Assigning Direct & Indirect Costs: Proper Classification MUSTs

    • Cost allow ability & OMB: Solutions that keep you compliant free
    • Best practices to help determine the correct indirect cost rate
    • Salaries, wages & fringe benefits: Tools for proper classification
  • Indirect Costs & OMB: Keys To Overcome Compliance Challenges

    • Keys to overcome interpretation issues: Specific cost items & more
    • Vital steps to classify cost as allowable, unallowable & reasonable
    • Efficient cost allocability methods to distribute costs
  • Grant Management under the new Uniform Guidance: What To Consider

    • Key changes: Administrative costs, Sub recipient management & monitoring
    • Indirect cost determinations: Effective techniques for your agency
    • Best practices to avoid unwanted costly penalties
  • Live Q & A Session - Have Your Costing Questions Answered Live!

About The Speaker

W. Scott Erwin, CGFM, CRA is an active member of many professional organizations including AGA, NACUBO, SACUBO, TASSCUBO, NCURA, NACAS, SRA and FDP. He is a frequent speaker at many regional, national and international meetings and Grant and Contract Management consultant.

  • His sponsored program administration experience includes proposal approvals, policy and procedure modifications, contract negotiation, accounting and reporting, sub-awards, receivables management, IRB-IACUC protocols, export controls, effort reporting, award closeout and facilities and administration rate proposals and negotiation.
  • He helps government agencies and professionals on preparing financial and related reports; managing grants and awards; dealing with compliance issues, grants management, including preparation, review, and submittal of proposals; negotiation and acceptance of grants; post-award financial and administrative management; closeout and audit; and relevant compliance issues.

Program Benefits

In this LIVE, 60-minute webinar, you will discover effective solutions to make the right decisions when assigning indirect costs & proven strategies cut through the confusion to keep you agency in compliance.