Current Burden Rates - FY2012

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As of October 1, 2011, for FY-2012 the following rates will be in effect:

Rate Description Rate
Material Burden Assessment is limited to the first $2,000,000 on a single procurement action. (Prior approval is required.) 7.50%
General and Administrative (G&A) Traditional 
Common Support 
Off Site (prior approval is required)
Initiative for Proliferation Prevention (IPP) Program Subcontracts
8.25%
29.90%
8.25%
3.00%
Extraordinary Construction (Prior approval is required.) Traditional
Common Support
6.50%
9.60%
Laboratory-Directed Research and Development (LDRD) Burden 5.00%
Full Cost Recovery (DOE Added Factor) Other Federal Agencies  (OFA)
Non-Federal Agencies* (NFA)
3.00%
3.00%
DOE Safeguards and Security Assessment  Applied only on new proposals/projects for Project Types OFA, OFAHS, NFA, WN, and OTHER 2.80%

* In accordance with DOE Order 522.1, "Pricing of Departmental Materials and Services", Section 4c "Pricing Exceptions", funds-in agreements with domestic small business concerns, institutions of higher education, nonprofit entities, and State and local governments are exempt from Full Cost Recovery (FCR).

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Last Modified: October 24, 2012
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