|Salaries and Employee Benefits*||$6,888,308|
|Software & Equipment Support and Licenses||$445,375|
|General Office and Administration||$5,913,502|
|Bad Debt Expense||$232,800|
|Legal Defense Fund||$225,000|
|Merit/NANOG Meeting Webcast Support||$50,000|
|Rent & Occupancy||$406,332|
|Funds committed to ICANN in escrow||$247,723|
|Internet Research and Support||$356,000|
|Total 2009 Expenses||$15,936,452|
|Total 2009 Revenues||$13,310,171|
*Employee benefits consists of comprehensive and holiday leave, health insurance, 401K plan expenses, payroll taxes, training and education, employee functions, dental, vision, and life insurance, and hiring costs.
**Travel performed by ARIN Board of Trustees, ARIN Advisory Council and ARIN Staff.
ARIN has 50 FTE's budgeted for 2009. ARIN's makes a conscious effort to remain competitive with regarding to benefits and salary, while competing with high tech, for profit, organizations in Northern Virginia.
ARIN will continue increasing services, updating infrastructure, and improving efficiency by reducing service redundancy in 2009.
Increases for 2009 occur primarily in increased outsourcing for Engineering in software development related to ARIN’s web portal project. ARIN expects an increase in outreach efforts related to promoting process participation and IPv6 which will continue to include travel and related expenses.
Consistent with ARIN's mission funding NANOG meeting broadcasts, registry support, NRO activities, and the RFC editor as well as funding internet related research through organizations such as CAIDA is essential and reflects increases in this category.