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2022 TSERS Employer Contribution Rate Change

August 1, 2022

The employer retirement contribution rates have been communicated to us by the North Carolina Teachers and State Retirement System (TSERS). Effective July 1, 2022, the TSERS employer contribution rate increased from 24.10% to 24.50% and the Optional Retirement Program (ORP) employer disability and retiree health contribution rate increase from 5.99% to 6.99%.

Facilities Services Service and Repair Rate Schedule

July 12, 2022

Facilities Services billing rates are adjusted annually effective with the end of each fiscal year. Fiscal year 2022-2023 rates will go into effect July 23, 2022. The materials and contracts and tiered project rates will remain unchanged. The labor and fixed charge billing rate changes are shown in sections III – VI of the Fiscal Year 2022-2023 Rates.

TSERS Employer Contribution Rate Change

July 16, 2020

The employer retirement contribution rates have been communicated to us by the North Carolina Teachers and State Retirement System. Effective July 1, 2020, the TSERS employer contribution rate increased from 19.79% to 21.68% and ORP employer disability and retiree health contribution rate increased from 6.57% to 6.77%.

2020 Travel Mileage Updates

January 15, 2020

The North Carolina Office of State Budget and Management (OSBM) has released the state mileage allowances for 2020.

Service and Repair Rate Schedule FY 2019-2020

July 19, 2019

Facilities Services billing rates are adjusted annually effective with the end of the June billing cycle. The materials and contract rates will remain unchanged. The overtime billing rate will also remain unchanged at a 20% markup over the standard shop billing rate. The labor and fixed charge billing rate changes are shown in Attachments A and B of the Facilities Services Fiscal Year Rates.

2019 Travel Mileage Updates

January 9, 2019

Effective Jan. 1, 2019, university travelers are encouraged to use a State-owned vehicle or vehicle leased through a state contract.

Service and Repair Rate Schedule FY 2018-19

February 16, 2018

Facilities Services’ billing rates are adjusted annually effective with the end of the June billing cycle. The materials and contract rates will remain unchanged. The labor and fixed charge billing rate changes are shown in Attachments A and B of the Facilities Services Fiscal Year Rates. Of note, the overtime billing rate will remain unchanged at a 20% mark-up over the standard shop billing rate.

2018 Travel Mileage Updates

February 16, 2018

Effective Jan. 1, 2018, university travelers are obligated to use a State-owned vehicle or vehicle leased through a state contract. When such vehicle is not available, and/or a personal vehicle must be used, the allowable business standard mileage rate is 54.5 cents per mile for trips that do not exceed 100 miles. For business travel trips that utilize personal vehicles and exceed 100 miles per trip, the employee shall be reimbursed at 33 cents per mile.

DDD: 2017-2019 Travel Subsistence Rate Revision

July 17, 2017

Effective July 1, 2017, the Office of State Budget and Management revised the allowable subsistence per day payments for state employees’ in-state and out-of-state travel. The new rates will be effective for fiscal years 2017-2019.