Publication of Depreciation Rates, 64869 [2016-22747]

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DATES: These rates are effective immediately and will remain in effect until rates are available for the period ending December 31, 2016. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Keith B. Adams, Assistant Administrator, Telecommunications Program, Rural Utilities Service, STOP 1590—Room 5151, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20250– 1590. Telephone: (202) 720–9556. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In 7 CFR part 1737, Pre-Loan Policies and Procedures Common to Insured and Guaranteed Telecommunications Loans, § 1737.70(e) explains the depreciation rates that are used by RUS in its feasibility studies. Section 1737.70(e)(2) refers to median depreciation rates published by RUS for all borrowers. The following chart provides those rates, compiled by RUS, for the reporting period ending December 31, 2015: SUMMARY: MEDIAN DEPRECIATION RATES OF RURAL UTILITIES SERVICE BORROWERS BY EQUIPMENT CATEGORY FOR PERIOD ENDING DECEMBER 31, 2015 Telecommunications plant category PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 c. Special purpose vehicles ................................ d. Garage and other work equipment ...................... e. Buildings ....................... f. Furniture and office equipment ...................... g. General purpose computers ............................. 2. Central Office Switching: a. Digital ............................ b. Analog & Electro-mechanical ......................... c. Operator Systems ......... 3. Central Office Transmission: a. Radio Systems .............. b. Circuit equipment .......... 4. Information origination/termination: a. Station apparatus .......... b. Customer premises wiring .................................. c. Large private branch exchanges ......................... d. Public telephone terminal equipment ............ e. Other terminal equipment ............................... 5. Cable and wire facilities: a. Aerial cable—poles ....... b. Aerial cable—metal ....... c. Aerial cable—fiber ......... d. Underground cable— metal .............................. e. Underground cable— fiber ................................ f. Buried cable—metal ...... g. Buried cable—fiber ....... h. Conduit systems ........... i. Other .............................. Dated: September 13, 2016. Brandon McBride, Administrator, Rural Utilities Service. [FR Doc. 2016–22747 Filed 9–20–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P Depreciation rate 1. Land and Support Assets: a. Motor vehicles ............... b. Aircraft ........................... 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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Rural Utilities Service


Publication of Depreciation Rates

AGENCY: Rural Utilities Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice of depreciation rates for telecommunications plant.

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SUMMARY: The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural 
Utilities Service (RUS) administers rural utilities programs, including 
the Telecommunications Program. RUS announces the depreciation rates 
for telecommunications plant for the period ending December 31, 2015.

DATES: These rates are effective immediately and will remain in effect 
until rates are available for the period ending December 31, 2016.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Keith B. Adams, Assistant 
Administrator, Telecommunications Program, Rural Utilities Service, 
STOP 1590--Room 5151, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 
20250-1590. Telephone: (202) 720-9556.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In 7 CFR part 1737, Pre-Loan Policies and 
Procedures Common to Insured and Guaranteed Telecommunications Loans, 
Sec.  1737.70(e) explains the depreciation rates that are used by RUS 
in its feasibility studies. Section 1737.70(e)(2) refers to median 
depreciation rates published by RUS for all borrowers. The following 
chart provides those rates, compiled by RUS, for the reporting period 
ending December 31, 2015:

    Median Depreciation Rates of Rural Utilities Service Borrowers by
         Equipment Category for Period Ending December 31, 2015
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                                                           Depreciation
            Telecommunications plant category                  rate
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1. Land and Support Assets:
  a. Motor vehicles.....................................           16.00
  b. Aircraft...........................................           11.25
  c. Special purpose vehicles...........................           12.00
  d. Garage and other work equipment....................           10.00
  e. Buildings..........................................            3.30
  f. Furniture and office equipment.....................           10.00
  g. General purpose computers..........................           20.00
2. Central Office Switching:
  a. Digital............................................            9.70
  b. Analog & Electro-mechanical........................           10.00
  c. Operator Systems...................................            9.90
3. Central Office Transmission:
  a. Radio Systems......................................           10.00
  b. Circuit equipment..................................           10.00
4. Information origination/termination:
  a. Station apparatus..................................           12.00
  b. Customer premises wiring...........................           10.65
  c. Large private branch exchanges.....................           10.96
  d. Public telephone terminal equipment................           12.00
  e. Other terminal equipment...........................           10.35
5. Cable and wire facilities:
  a. Aerial cable--poles................................            6.42
  b. Aerial cable--metal................................            5.90
  c. Aerial cable--fiber................................            5.00
  d. Underground cable--metal...........................            5.00
  e. Underground cable--fiber...........................            5.00
  f. Buried cable--metal................................            5.15
  g. Buried cable--fiber................................            5.00
  h. Conduit systems....................................            3.93
  i. Other..............................................            5.00
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    Dated: September 13, 2016.
Brandon McBride,
Administrator, Rural Utilities Service.
[FR Doc. 2016-22747 Filed 9-20-16; 8:45 am]
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