Simplified Standards for Rail Rate Cases-Taxes in Revenue Shortfall Allocation Method, 22803 [E9-11254]

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[FR Doc No: E9-11254]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Surface Transportation Board

[STB Ex Parte No. 646 (Sub-No. 2)]


Simplified Standards for Rail Rate Cases--Taxes in Revenue 
Shortfall Allocation Method

AGENCY: Surface Transportation Board.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: By a decision served on May 11, 2009, the Board adopted the 
evidence filed by the Association of American Railroads (AAR) 
calculating railroad-specific average state tax rates to be included in 
the Revenue Shortfall Allocation Method (RSAM) benchmarks for 2002 
through 2007

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Timothy J. Strafford, (202) 245-0356. 
[Assistance for the hearing impaired is available through the Federal 
Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8339.]

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The decision served on May 11, 2009, adopted 
the evidence filed by the AAR calculating railroad-specific average 
state tax rates to be included in the RSAM benchmarks for 2002 through 
2007. The railroad-specific average state tax rates are set forth in 
the table below.

                                             Average State Tax Rates
                                                  [In percent]
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                   Railroad                        2002       2003       2004       2005       2006       2007
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BNSF..........................................      5.487      5.471      5.238      5.196      5.183      5.650
CNGT..........................................      6.512      6.582      6.738      6.703      6.701      6.684
CSXT..........................................      5.960      6.362      6.312      6.101      5.941      5.702
KCS...........................................      5.791      5.805      5.839      4.728      5.992      6.494
NS............................................      6.213      6.583      6.589      6.376      6.194      5.986
SOO...........................................      7.890      8.346      7.828      7.635      7.591      7.501
UP............................................      5.443      5.405      5.406      5.393      6.275      6.163
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    Additional information is contained in the Board's decision. A copy 
of the Board's decision is available for inspection or copying at the 
Board's Public Docket Room, Room 131, 395 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 
20423-0001, and is posted on the Board's Web site, http://www.stb.dot.gov.
    This action will not significantly affect either the quality of the 
human environment or the conservation of energy resources.

    Decided: May 8, 2009.

    By the Board, Acting Chairman Mulvey, and Vice Chairman 
Nottingham.
Kulunie L. Cannon,
Clearance Clerk.
[FR Doc. E9-11254 Filed 5-13-09; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4915-01-P