New CAS Form and OSP Guidance on Charging of Food/Meal Costs to Federally Sponsored Awards
1) The Cost Accounting Standards form is now called the Federal Costing Exception Request form, and will be undergoing substantial modifications; please be sure and download a new form from the site each time you fill one out, to ensure you have the latest version.
2) OSP has added the following guidance for direct charging of food and meal costs to federally (and federal flow-down) sponsored projects to the Costing Principles and Guidance page:
- Overview and Documentation Requirements - includes purpose, guidance on the "Meals, Business" expenditure type, documentation requirements, and federal guidance
- Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) - includes links to sponsor guidance and frequently asked questions regarding charging of food/meal costs to sponsored awards