Cost Allocation Plans
The goal of a cost allocation plan is to ensure that an agency maximizes the recovery of general fund indirect costs from its various enterprises and other chargeable funds.
The agency must have a method of identifying and distributing administrative costs that is comprehensive, well documented and fully defensible.
A cost allocation plan coupled with comprehensive overhead rates will enable the agency to achieve this goal. A secondary benefit of a cost allocation plan is that it allows the
agency to determine the full cost of operating departments, divisions, programs and services, a critical component in developing appropriate fees for user driven services and for
related policy decisions regarding subsidy of such services.
Key characteristics of the service provided by our staff include:
- Our staff will gather and collect data needed at your location
- Our staff conducts departmental interviews
- OMB Circular A-87 Certification provided
- Updateable electronic copy of the Overhead Cost-allocation Model is provided to the agency. The model consists of easy-to-understand spreadsheets that can be updated by your staff following our study.