Frequently Requested Information (RF)

Research Foundation of The City University of New York

230 West 41st Street, 7th Floor

New York, NY 10036-7207

Fringe Benefit Rates

Fringe Benefit Rates table
Pool Definition of Pool Category Rate
Full time and Part time A Full time Employees scheduled to work 70 or more hours per bi-weekly pay period and paid on an annual basis. Part time employees scheduled to work more than 38 hours and less than 70 hours per bi-weekly pay period and paid on an hourly basis.

36% effective February 18, 2018; 35% effective July 1, 2018

Part time Band Sabbatical Part time employees scheduled to work no more than 38 hours per bi-weekly pay period and paid on an hourly basis. CUNY Faculty who are on Sabbatical Leave. 8.0% effective February 18, 2018
Released Time Faculty CUNY Faculty released to work on a grant or contract. 51%
Summer Salary CUNY Faculty who are receiving Summer Salary payments.

26% Currently

28% Summer 2018

Adjunct CUNY Adjunct reimbursements. 13%Currently

Upcoming Minimum Wage Increases

The Minimum Wage rates are scheduled to increase each year on 12/31 until they reach $15.00 per hour. Employers must post a Minimum Wage Information poster in their establishment.

General Minimum Wage Rate Schedule

General Minimum Wage Rate Schedule
Location 12/31/16 12/31/17 12/31/18 12/31/19 12/31/20 2021*
NYC - Large Employers (of 11 or more) $11.00 $13.00 $15.00
NYC - Small Employers (10 or less) $10.50 $12.00 $13.50 $15.00
Long Island & Westchester $10.00 $11.00 $12.00 $13.00 $14.00 $15.00
Remainder of New York State $9.70 $10.40 $11.10 $11.80 $12.50 *

* Annual increases for the rest of the state will continue until the rate reaches $15 minimum wage (and $10 tipped wage). Starting 2021, the annual increases will be published by the COmmissioner of Labor on or before October 1. They will be based on percentage increases determined by the Director of the Division of Budget, based on economic indices, including the Consumer Price Index.

Other rates:

Facilities and Administrative (Indirect) Cost Rate

44.70% of salaries, wages, and fringe benefits (on-campus programs)
21.10% of salaries, wages, and fringe benefits (off-campus programs)

MTA Payroll Tax

.34% (.0034)

Employer Identification Number
13-1988190

CAGE Code: 4JQP5

QCC DUNS #
784702701

QCC FULL ZIP CODE
11364-1432

VENDEX # (for NYC contracts)
0000769575

Governmental Districts

RF is in the
NY State Senate: 27th
NY State Assembly: 75th
NY City Council: 3st
Congressional District: 10th

QCC is in the:
NY State Senate: 16th
NY State Assembly: 26th
NY City Council: 23rd
Congressional District: 6th

Local travel/mileage reimbursement
Effective January 1, 2016, authorized use of a personally-owned automobile for business purposes is reimbursed at the rate of 54 cents per mile.

Campus Cultural Centers

Kupferberg Holocaust Center (KHC)Opens in a new window
Kupferberg Holocaust Center Opens in a new window

Using the lessons of the Holocaust to educate current and future generations about the ramifications of unbridled prejudice, racism and stereotyping.

Queensborough Performing Arts CenterOpens in a new window
QPAC: Performing Arts CenterOpens in a new window

QPAC is an invaluable entertainment company in this region with a growing national reputation. The arts at QPAC continues to play a vital role in transforming lives and building stronger communities.

Queensborough Art GalleryOpens in a new window
QCC Art GalleryOpens in a new window

The QCC Art Gallery of the City University of New York is a vital educational and cultural resource for Queensborough Community College, the Borough of Queens and the surrounding communities.