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I-9 form

An employee’s status with respect to Immigration Reform and Control Act documentation requirements.

 

 

IFR (income fund reimbursement)

Process to reimburse SUNY for direct charges and fringe benefit costs related to SUNY employees working on RF administered grants. Also see labor distribution.

 

 

INS

Immigration and Naturalization Service. In 2003 the functions and services of this former U.S. organization were transferred to the Department of Homeland Security under a newly formed organization, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). For more information, see http://uscis.gov.

 

 

Imprest account

An imprest account is an account, normally used to advance funds, that is replenished in exactly the amount expended from it.

 

 

Imputed income

The attributed cash value of non-cash income, such as a leased car or other non-cash benefits that may be received in certain special circumstances. Imputed income may increase an employee's gross income without affecting his/her net pay.

 

 

Incidental expenses

Incidentals are minor expenses such as tips to maids and bellhops.  Incidental expenses are part of the per diem meals and incidental expenses (M&IE) rates, which are governed by the General Services Administration (GSA).

 

 

Independent contractor

Any individual or firm who offers services to the public in return for an established fee and over whom the Research Foundation exercises no control or direction as to the details or means by which a result is accomplished. An independent contractor is compensated based on a fee, and payment is made through the Research Foundation’s accounts payable system. Examples of an independent contractor include consultants and lecturers. 

 

 

Installment

A portion of the total award funding that is received in fixed amounts at specified intervals. An installment typically represents a budget year (e.g., NIH award with committed support).

 

 

Instance

A physical copy of an Oracle database in which data is created, changed, displayed and deleted as needed without affecting any other copy of the database. 

 

 

Institutional Base Salary 

Annual salary paid to an individual for performance of all professional obligations required by the individual's primary appointment. These professional obligations may include research, teaching, administrative functions, and/or other service activities and are generally identified in the individual's appointment or reappointment letter. Unless otherwise specified, the annual salary stated in the appointment or reappointment letter full compensates the individual for all professional obligations required by his/her primary appointment. IBS exludes any income that an individual is permitted to earn outside of duties performed as part of his/her primary appointment. 

 

 

Invoice

Document created online that generates a payment to a supplier (Accounts Payable invoice) or from a sponsor (Accounts Receivable invoice).

 

 

Invoice hold

Prevents payment to a supplier.   

 



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