KYCD-WEB-12 COPAS Economic Factors – Behind the Numbers

  • 9 am CST for 60 mins
  • 1H
  • Intermediate
  • Group Internet Based
  • None
  • None
  • Accounting


COPAS members receive 20% off.


COPAS annually publishes various “economic factors,” but many industry professionals, including most COPAS veterans, do not understand the purporse of, history of, and actual calculations of those economic factors. This session identifies those factors, explains their purpose and history, and explains how the factors are calculated, derived, or compiled.

Factors include:

  • Overhead Escalation Percentage
  • Audit Per Diem Rate
  • Employee Benefits Rate Limitation
  • Vehicle Rates
  • Workers’ Compensation Manual Rates
  • Loading & Unloading Rates
  • Excluded Amount
  • Used Equipment Percentages

Learning Objectives: By the end of this class you will be able to

  1. Describe the nature and source of COPAS’ eight Economic Factors

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