Tab-26 Benefits Factor for Multiple of Direct Personnel Expense (DPE): Page 46. The values in Tab-26 are copied from Tab-21 Labor Budget. The values are updated with any change in the Labor Budget values. No data entry is required in Tab-26. All values are calculated. The benefits target multiple of direct personnel expense is calculated by dividing the Benefits Factor into the Profit Plan target net multiplier. This DPE benefits factor is copied to Tab-23 Profit Plan Analysis to calculate the values in Column F22 for the Multiples of Direct Personnel Expense.
The Multiple of DPE is calculated for certain projects where the Benefits Factor is used to calculate the Labor Billing Rate used for Time and Materials billing method.