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Assigning Fringes as Direct or Indirect

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Inquiry: Paul, I just reviewed part of your presentation to the audience at the American Legion.  I have a concern.  Your Indirect Costs include Fringe Benefits and Payroll Taxes.  In my experience, I assign them differently.  Is there a problem?

Response:
 Either way could be okay, as long as the method results in a fair and reasonable assignment of the costs to final cost objectives (contracts) AND the method is consistently used.  But let's look a bit deeper......



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