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Memorandum


Subject: INFORMATION: Allocating Indirect Costs to Projects Date: September 4, 2015
From: Brian R. Bezio [Signed]
Acting Chief Financial Officer
In Reply Refer To: HCFB-31
To: Division Administrators
Division Directors
Director, Innovative Program Delivery
Director, Technical Services

The Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards (2 CFR 200 Subpart E and Appendix VII) established the requirements for indirect cost proposals for States, Local Governments and Indian Tribes. Grant recipients and subrecipients are authorized to use one of the following three methods described in 2 CFR 200 to charge indirect costs to Federal projects and activities:

To ensure compliance with 2 CFR 200, the following tools are available:

This memo cancels two memorandums: (1) Indirect Costs Eligibility and Other TEA-21 Revisions to Title 23 U.S.C. Section 302, dated September 24, 1998; and (2) Clarification of Policy on Indirect Costs of State and Local Governments, dated May 5, 2004

Please direct questions for:

cc: Mr. Walter Waidelich, Jr.. Associate Administrator for Infrastructure
Mr. Thomas Echikson, Chief Counsel
Directors of Field Services

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Page posted on September 4, 2015.
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