The Finance Division at Tufts provides a list of fringe benefit rates for the current fiscal year (July 1 to June 30). Fringe benefit rates are used in planning for departmental and research purposes.
Unrestricted rates are for non-grant salaries.
Restricted rates are for salaries charged to grants.
Both are applied year round for faculty/staff.
The Mandated rate is for part-timers < 17.5 hours per week. Students are not charged fringe rates during September through May, but in June/July/August the Mandated rate applies.
Post Doc rate is used specifically for Post Docs.
Faculty Summer Supplement is used specifically for Faculty Summer Supplements.Please note that effective May 1 2016, any department for whom an employee enrolls in ACA coverage offered will be charged the benefits fringe rate for all hours that the ACA eligible/enrolled employee works. For more information about ACA, please visit this page.