Fringe Rates Update

The University’s fringe rates are negotiated with its cognizant agency (DHHS) and are part of the University’s F&A Cost Rate Agreement. Rates beyond August 31, 2020 are estimates and are provided for budgeting purposes. Fringe will be charged at the applicable rate at the time the cost is incurred. The fringe rates for fiscal year 2019 (FY19) and later are as follows:

Approved Projections for Planning Purposes
Benefits Eligibility FY19 FY20 FY21 Subsequent years
9/1/18-8/31/19 9/1/19-8/31/20 9/1/20-8/31/21
Full-time (including GRAs) 29.00% 29.8% 30.3% + 0.5%
Part-time 39.60%
Ineligible 5.80% 5.10% 5.10% 5.10%

Additional fringe benefit rate information can be found at UT Austin Payroll. The current F&A Cost Rate Agreement includes the fringe benefit rates for FY19.