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9xxxxx: Cost Allocations & Salary and Fringe Benefit Transfers
This series of G/L accounts is used to record the apportionment of cost between certain components of the University, which have incurred costs and other components, which have indirectly received benefits from these expenditures. Costs are apportioned so that the operating statements for educational and general funds, the hospitals, and auxiliary enterprises will reflect their total direct and indirect costs of operations.
II. DEFINITIONS OF TERMS
For this procedure, definitions are as follows:
To assign an appropriate share of incurred cost to benefiting departments.
The process by which costs expended by certain departments for the benefit of other departments are transferred to those other departments.
C. INDIRECT COST:
A cost which is not directly identified to departments benefiting from the cost.
III. DEFINITION OF G/L ACCOUNTS
A. COST ALLOCATIONS & ANALYSIS DISTRIBUTIONS
Note: Only the Cost Allocations & Analysis department should initiate entries made to these G/L accounts. They should generally be recorded only in the Current Unrestricted funds. Contact the Cost Allocations & Analysis department with any questions on amounts charged.
B. COST ALLOCATIONS - INTER/INTRA DEPARTMENTAL
Note: These G/L accounts are NOT administered by the Cost Allocations & Analysis Department
C. SALARY AND FRINGE BENEFIT TRANSFERS
Note: These G/L accounts are NOT administered by the Cost Allocation & Analysis Department. Additionally, these G/L accounts should NOT be used to bypass the effort reporting system.
D. OTHER COST ALLOCATIONS
Note: These G/L accounts are NOT administered by the Cost Allocation & Analysis Department.