Indirect Rates – Where to Start – 101

Government Contracting Accounting is a specialized type of accounting required for all organizations that conduct business with the federal government. Indirect cost rates are necessary for contract pricing and payment purposes on government contracts. An indirect cost rate is simply a way of determining how to fairly and convenience proportion indirect cost to a contract or activity of an organization. In this session, you will gain a practical understanding of Government contract accounting as it relates to:

  • The nature of direct versus indirect cost
  • what cost can be included in indirect rates
  • An example of a three-tiered indirect rate structure
  • How to prove your indirect rate calculation


Please bring a calculator to class!

Fee: $50
Time: 10:00am to 1:30pm

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