Reporting Instructions: W2 2013 DCF CORe Code 2120

W-2 Administration

Report costs which are reasonable and necessary expenditures for operating the W-2 program and are not directly related to delivery of services for W-2 Programs.

  1. It excludes
  2. It includes
    • Costs for general administration and coordination of the W-2 and Related Programs, including contract costs and the related indirect costs.
    • Salaries and benefits of staff performing administrative and coordination functions;
    • Preparation of program plans, budgets, and schedules;
    • Monitoring of programs and projects;
    • Procurement activities;
    • Public relations;
    • Services related to accounting, litigation, audits, management of property, payroll and personnel;
    • Costs for the goods and services required for administration of the program such as the costs for supplies, equipment, travel, postage, utilities, and rental of office space and maintenance of office space, provided that such costs are not excluded as a direct administrative cost for providing program services as described above.
    • Travel costs incurred for official business and not excluded as a direct administrative cost for providing program services as described above;
    • Management information systems not related to the tracking and monitoring of W-2 and Related Programs requirements (e.g., for a personnel and payroll system for State staff);
    • Preparing reports and other documents.



Updated February 25, 2014
 Division of Administrative Services
 Content Contact: DWD CORe Team