July 26, 2007

New Indirect Cost Rate for All Caltrans Budgets

Effective immediately, the indirect cost rate for agreements with Caltrans, the State of California Department of Transportation, is 17.5 percent applied to a modified total direct cost (MTDC) base as defined in OMB Circular A-21. All new budgets prepared for new and existing projects shall include the 17.5 percent MTDC rate. Any questions about this directive should be addressed to Paula Burkhart (pkburkhart@berkeley.edu) or to Jyl Baldwin (jbaldwin@berkeley.edu).

(revised on 9/12/2007 to include MTDC information)