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Published on 12 May 2014

National Institutes of Health (NIH) awards - Government Taxes

This is a reminder that Government taxes such as VAT, custom duties and any other tax levied either domestically or internationally is not an allowable cost on NIH awards.

 “Consular fees, customs surtaxes, value-added taxes and other related charges are unallowable on foreign grants or the foreign component of a domestic grant.” (IIA-60 NIH Grants Policy Statement)

 If you have any questions or queries please contact your Research Support Advisor.

X5 - change on default currency of Horizon 2020 funders

X5 users are advised that the system has been updated so that when initiating a Horizon 2020 costing, X5 now automatically defaults the currency to Euros. If you have any questions please contact your Research Support Advisor.