Salary costs must be:

  • Appropriate for effort expended
  • Consistent with the appointment of the individual
  • Supported by documentation of the expense
  • Proposed and approved by the sponsor or within re-budgeting authority

Examples of Unallowable salary costs:

  • Compensation for teaching costs unless the sponsored award is for Instruction or Research training.
  • External consultation or another non-UW activity
  • Excess compensation charges not included in Institutional Base Salary (IBS) unless approved by the sponsor.
  • Administrative or clerical salaries, unless approved by the sponsor.