Recipient Reporting Questions
If you are a recipient of a Recovery Act award and you have questions about reporting, go to FederalReporting.gov. Most answers to your questions can be found in the User Guide on the Download page. If you can’t find the answer there, a call to the FederalReporting.gov Help Desk at (877) 508-7386 is your next step. Recovery.gov has some basic information; below, you’ll find answers to the top questions that come in to Recovery.gov through Feedback:
Q: We’ve received a Recovery award and don’t know if we have to report.
A: You should contact your awarding agency for reporting details.
Q: We reported in the last reporting cycle and want to make changes to that report. Can we?
A: Check the FederalReporting.gov home page for the time periods when you can make changes.
Q: How do we link two reports?
A: Chapter 10 of the FederalReporting.gov User Guide provides the directions.
Q: The information about an award appears “incorrect” on Recovery.gov.
A: The problem is most probably a “linking” issue. Contact the FederalReporting.gov Help Desk.
Q: When are we required to report?
A: Recipients report in the 10 days following the close of the calendar quarter – Jan. 1-10; April 1-10; July 1-10; Oct. 1-10. In some instances, the reporting cycle may be extended so check the current quarter’s schedule posted on FederalReporting.gov.
JANUARY REPORTING SCHEDULE
Jan 1-10 Reporting Cycle
Jan 11-14 Extended Reporting Cycle
Jan 15 Recipient Review
Jan 16-29 Agency Review
Jan 31-Feb 21 Continuous Quality Assurance — Period 1
Feb 22 Office of Management and Budget Review
Feb 23 Period 1 Data Published on Recovery.gov
Feb 24-Mar 7 Continuous QA – Period 2
Mar 8 Office of Management and Budget Review
Mar 9 Period 2 Data Published on Recovery.gov
Mar 10-21 Continuous QA – Period 3
Mar 22 Office of Management and Budget Review