Indirect Rates – Advanced Options – 102


For Government Contractors, how indirect cost are accumulated and allocated to contracts can make all the difference between winning and losing future business. Worse, it can make all the difference between making a profit or losing money on awarded contracts. In this session, we will take a detailed look at how indirect rates are established, what they are used for and by whom. We will also review how the indirect rate structure can be established to maximize company profits and its competitive advantage.

This session will include the following topics:

  • Directs versus indirect costs
  • Allowable versus unallowable cost
  • Indirect pools and allocation bases
  • How are indirect rates established
  • How are indirect rates used
  • Why chose one indirect rates
  • Provisional indirect rates
  • Final indirect rates
  • Role of DCAA and DCMA
  • Examples of one, two and three tiered rates structures

Please bring a calculator to class!

Fee: $50
Time: from 10:00am to 1:30pm
Location: UMW CED
1125 Jefferson Davis Hwy Ste. 400
Fredericksburg, VA 22401




 Payments are non-refundable. For more information, please contact the UMW SBDC office at (540) 654-1383.

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