Salary costs must be:

  • Appropriate for the 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 in writing by the sponsor
  • Administrative or clerical salaries, unless approved in writing by the sponsor