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Facilities and Administrative (F&A) Rates
aka Indirect Costs

Employee Benefit Rates

Graduate Research Assistant Tuition Subsidy Rates

Travel Reimbursement

Employee Benefit Rates

Employee Benefit Rates, also known as Fringe Benefit rates, are employee associated costs and are applied to all University personnel salaries and wages. They are direct charges which cover such items as Social Security, workers compensation, unemployment payments, retirement programs, and health insurance.

The ISU fiscal year runs from July 1 to June 30. These rates change and are update on an annual basis so be sure to check with ORD for updates.

Full Time Employees

These rates apply to all Full-Time salaries and wages (at least 50% effort)

21% of salaries and wages PLUS Health Insurance.

NOTE: Health insurance is required when an individual works 50% time or more on all combined ISU projects. For a full explanation and guidance on including health insurance in your budget please contact the Division of Research Development.

FY 2013-2014 -- $9100 per year
FY 2014-2015 -- $10,550 per year
NOTE: When building your budgets, please increase by 10% for subsequent years to account for inflation.

Part Time Employees

These rates apply to all part-time employees and students, including GA, GRAs, and TAs (work less than 50% of time on all combined ISU projects)

8.9% of salaries and wages.


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