Employee Benefits Percentage

Certain accounting procedures allow the operator to charge its actual cost of providing employee benefits, not to exceed the percentage most recently recommended by COPAS. COPAS conducts an annual survey of payroll and benefits to determine the resulting rate, which is effective January 1 of the applicable year. 

Employee Benefits Limitation Percentages Chart for Historical Data

Effective January 1APPROVED Limitation PercentageComments
201935%
201835%
201736%
201636%
201533%
201434%
201337%
201238%
201138%
201030%
200935%
200836%
200733%
200632%
200532%
200428%
200327%
200226%
200126%
200020%
199921%
199822%
199723%
199623%
199523%
199422%
199323%Revised
199222%
199119%
199020%
198920%
198820%