Financial Administration

Appropriation 136

Title:  General Operations Receipts

State Fund/Agency
Cash Balance
103/285 PR Continuing 20.285 (1) (iz) Yes

Statute Language:

All moneys received for or on account of the University of Wisconsin system, unless otherwise specifically appropriated, to be used for general operations.

Institutions Which Have Budget Authority for This Appropriation:

All institutions have budget authority for this appropriation except System Administration, which must use appropriation 336 for these operations.

Allowable Major Classes of Expense/Revenue:

Salaries, fringe benefits, supplies & expense, financial aid, sales credits, capital, and special purpose revenue are allowed.

Special Restrictions or Policies/Procedures:

  1. Position Control Policies
    s. 16.505 (2m) applies, see Appendix A.
  2. Budget Control/Transfers/Overdrafts
    See FAP - Budget Transfers (F5) for these limitations.
  3. Activity Code Limitations
    Use all except activities 3 and 8. See Activity Codes and Definitions for descriptions.

Year-End Instructions (lapse, carry forward, etc.):

The current year budget balance must be lapsed back to the state at the end of the year. The year end cash balance and any open encumbrances are carried forward to the new fiscal year in the same appropriation. Since this is a GPO pool appropriation, the carryover balance may be of a different amount than what is shown in the year end records. The carryover balance is determined by System Administration. Refunds of prior year expenditures are deposited to this appropriation using the code of the original expenditure.

Special Instructions on Salaries/Fringe Benefits:


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