Fringe Benefits and Indirect Costs

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fringe benefits

Listed below are the fringe benefit rates to be used by the University of Wisconsin-Platteville in charging extramural funds for the employer's contribution to the fringe benefits during the 2013-2014 fiscal year.

Classification of Salaries Effective July 1, 2013-June 30, 2014
Faculty and Academic Staff 28.00%
Classified Staff 57.00%
LTE 17.00%
Project, Teaching and Research Assistants 8.00%
Research Associates and Interns 17.00%
Ad Hoc Specialists and Undergraduate Assistants 8.00%
Student Hourly 5.00%

These rates include the employer's contribution to retirement, health insurance, FICA and Medicare FICA, unemployment compensation, workers compensation, income continuation insurance and life insurance. They should be used in all proposals submitted to extramural sponsors on or after the date this memo is received. Multiple year proposals should include an estimated increase for future fringe benefit costs.

indirect cost rates

The Federal Department of Health and Human Services has approved UW-Platteville's facilities and administrative cost rate for July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2016 utilizing the modified total direct cost methodology.

"Indirect costs" include the Facilities and Administrative costs such as building maintenance and utilities. UW-Platteville's indirect costs are calculated based on modified total direct costs. Modified Total Direct Costs (MTDC) are based on all salary, fringe, supplies, services, travel, and subgrants/subcontracts up to $25,000. Capital expendi tures, equipment >$5,000, charges for patient care and tuition remission, rental costs, scholarships, and fellowships as well as the portion of each subgrant/subcontract amounts over the initial $25,000 are excluded from the indirect charge. When indirect costs are charged they will be calculated using UW-Platteville's federally negotiated and approved indirect costs rates.

UW-Platteville's new rates are as follows:

  • On-Site: 40 percent of Modified Total Direct
  • Off-Site: 12 percent of Modified Total Direct

other important information

  • Employer Identification Number-EIN: 39-1805963
  • DUNS Number: 6275 73603
  • U.S. Congressional District and Representative: 3rd District- Ron Kind
  • Wisconsin Legislative District: Assembly 49- Senate 17
  • Authorized Representative/Signature: Mittie Nimocks, Provost/Vice Chancellor

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ORSP: Contact

Contact Information

Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (ORSP)

5th Floor Pioneer Tower
University of Wisconsin-Platteville
1 University Plaza
Platteville, WI 53818-3099

Tel: 608.342.1456
E-mail: orsp@uwplatt.edu
Hours: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., M-F

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