Quarterly IRS Interest Rates Used in Calculating Interest on Overdue Accounts and Refunds on Customs Duties, 24370-24371 [2017-10805]

Download as PDF 24370 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 101 / Friday, May 26, 2017 / Notices Anyone wishing to employ this entity to conduct laboratory analyses and gauger services should request and receive written assurances from the entity that it is accredited or approved by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection to conduct the specific test or gauger service requested. Alternatively, inquiries regarding the specific test or gauger service this entity is accredited or approved to perform may be directed to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection by calling (202) 344–1060. The inquiry may also be sent to CBPGaugersLabs@cbp.dhs.gov. Please reference the Web site listed below for a complete listing of CBP approved gaugers and accredited laboratories. http://www.cbp.gov/about/labsscientific/commercial-gaugers-andlaboratories. Dated: May 12, 2017. Ira S. Reese, Executive Director, Laboratories and Scientific Services Directorate. [FR Doc. 2017–10810 Filed 5–25–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P ACTION: General notice. This notice advises the public that the quarterly Internal Revenue Service interest rates used to calculate interest on overdue accounts (underpayments) and refunds (overpayments) of customs duties will remain the same from the previous quarter. For the calendar quarter beginning April 1, 2017, the interest rates for overpayments will be 3 percent for corporations and 4 percent for noncorporations, and the interest rate for underpayments will be 4 percent for both corporations and non-corporations. This notice is published for the convenience of the importing public and U.S. Customs and Border Protection personnel. DATES: Effective Date: April 1, 2017. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Shandy Plicka, Revenue Division, Collection and Refunds Branch, 6650 Telecom Drive, Suite #100, Indianapolis, Indiana 46278; telephone (317) 298–1717. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: Background DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Pursuant to 19 U.S.C. 1505 and Treasury Decision 85–93, published in the Federal Register on May 29, 1985 (50 FR 21832), the interest rate paid on applicable overpayments or underpayments of customs duties must be in accordance with the Internal Revenue Code rate established under 26 U.S.C. 6621 and 6622. Section 6621 provides different interest rates applicable to overpayments: One for U.S. Customs and Border Protection Quarterly IRS Interest Rates Used in Calculating Interest on Overdue Accounts and Refunds on Customs Duties U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security. AGENCY: Ending date Beginning date 070174 070175 020176 020178 020180 020182 010183 070183 010185 070185 010186 070186 010187 100187 010188 040188 100188 040189 100189 040191 010192 040192 100192 070194 ............................................................................................................. ............................................................................................................. ............................................................................................................. ............................................................................................................. ............................................................................................................. ............................................................................................................. ............................................................................................................. ............................................................................................................. ............................................................................................................. ............................................................................................................. ............................................................................................................. ............................................................................................................. ............................................................................................................. ............................................................................................................. ............................................................................................................. ............................................................................................................. ............................................................................................................. ............................................................................................................. ............................................................................................................. ............................................................................................................. ............................................................................................................. ............................................................................................................. ............................................................................................................. ............................................................................................................. VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:14 May 25, 2017 Jkt 241001 PO 00000 Frm 00096 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 corporations and one for noncorporations. The interest rates are based on the Federal short-term rate and determined by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) on behalf of the Secretary of the Treasury on a quarterly basis. The rates effective for a quarter are determined during the first-month period of the previous quarter. In Revenue Ruling 2017–6, the IRS determined the rates of interest for the calendar quarter beginning April 1, 2017, and ending on June 30, 2017. The interest rate paid to the Treasury for underpayments will be the Federal short-term rate (1%) plus three percentage points (3%) for a total of four percent (4%) for both corporations and non-corporations. For corporate overpayments, the rate is the Federal short-term rate (1%) plus two percentage points (2%) for a total of three percent (3%). For overpayments made by non-corporations, the rate is the Federal short-term rate (1%) plus three percentage points (3%) for a total of four percent (4%). These interest rates are subject to change for the calendar quarter beginning July 1, 2017, and ending September 30, 2017. For the convenience of the importing public and U.S. Customs and Border Protection personnel the following list of IRS interest rates used, covering the period from before July of 1974 to date, to calculate interest on overdue accounts and refunds of customs duties, is published in summary format. Underpayments (percent) 063075 013176 013178 013180 013182 123182 063083 123184 063085 123185 063086 123186 093087 123187 033188 093088 033189 093089 033191 123191 033192 093092 063094 093094 E:\FR\FM\26MYN1.SGM Corporate over-payments (Eff. 1–1–99) (percent) Overpayments (percent) 6 9 7 6 12 20 16 11 13 11 10 9 9 10 11 10 11 12 11 10 9 8 7 8 26MYN1 6 9 7 6 12 20 16 11 13 11 10 9 8 9 10 9 10 11 10 9 8 7 6 7 24371 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 101 / Friday, May 26, 2017 / Notices Ending date Beginning date 100194 040195 070195 040196 070196 040198 010199 040199 040100 040101 070101 010102 010103 100103 040104 070104 100104 040105 100105 070106 010108 040108 070108 100108 010109 040109 010111 040111 100111 040116 ............................................................................................................. ............................................................................................................. ............................................................................................................. ............................................................................................................. ............................................................................................................. ............................................................................................................. ............................................................................................................. ............................................................................................................. ............................................................................................................. ............................................................................................................. ............................................................................................................. ............................................................................................................. ............................................................................................................. ............................................................................................................. ............................................................................................................. ............................................................................................................. ............................................................................................................. ............................................................................................................. ............................................................................................................. ............................................................................................................. ............................................................................................................. ............................................................................................................. ............................................................................................................. ............................................................................................................. ............................................................................................................. ............................................................................................................. ............................................................................................................. ............................................................................................................. ............................................................................................................. ............................................................................................................. Dated: May 16, 2017. Sean M. Mildrew, Acting Chief Financial Officer, Office of Finance. These flood hazard determinations will become effective on the dates listed in the table below and revise the FIRM panels and FIS report in effect prior to this determination for the listed communities. From the date of the second publication of notification of these changes in a newspaper of local circulation, any person has 90 days in which to request through the community that the Deputy Associate Administrator for Insurance and Mitigation reconsider the changes. The flood hazard determination information may be changed during the 90-day period. DATES: BILLING CODE 9111–14–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency [Docket ID FEMA–2017–0002; Internal Agency Docket No. FEMA–B–1717] Changes in Flood Hazard Determinations Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: This notice lists communities where the addition or modification of Base Flood Elevations (BFEs), base flood depths, Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) boundaries or zone designations, or the regulatory floodway (hereinafter referred to as flood hazard determinations), as shown on the Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs), and where applicable, in the supporting Flood Insurance Study (FIS) reports, prepared by the Federal Emergency SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:14 May 25, 2017 Jkt 241001 033195 063095 033196 063096 033198 123198 033199 033100 033101 063001 123101 123102 093003 033104 063004 093004 033105 093005 063006 123107 033108 063008 093008 123108 033109 123110 033111 093011 033116 063017 Management Agency (FEMA) for each community, is appropriate because of new scientific or technical data. [FR Doc. 2017–10805 Filed 5–25–17; 8:45 am] The affected communities are listed in the table below. Revised flood hazard information for each community is available for inspection at both the online location and the respective community map repository address listed in the table below. Additionally, the current effective FIRM and FIS report for each community are accessible online through the FEMA Map Service Center at www.msc.fema.gov for comparison. ADDRESSES: PO 00000 Frm 00097 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Underpayments (percent) Corporate over-payments (Eff. 1–1–99) (percent) Overpayments (percent) 9 10 9 8 9 8 7 8 9 8 7 6 5 4 5 4 5 6 7 8 7 6 5 6 5 4 3 4 3 4 8 9 8 7 8 7 7 8 9 8 7 6 5 4 5 4 5 6 7 8 7 6 5 6 5 4 3 4 3 4 6 7 8 7 6 5 4 3 4 3 4 5 6 7 6 5 4 5 4 3 2 3 2 3 Submit comments and/or appeals to the Chief Executive Officer of the community as listed in the table below. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Rick Sacbibit, Chief, Engineering Services Branch, Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration, FEMA, 400 C Street SW., Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646–7659, or (email) patrick.sacbibit@fema.dhs.gov; or visit the FEMA Map Information eXchange (FMIX) online at www.floodmaps.fema.gov/fhm/fmx_ main.html. The Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs), and where applicable, portions of the Flood Insurance Study (FIS) report, have been revised to reflect these flood hazard determinations through issuance of a Letter of Map Revision (LOMR), in accordance with Title 44, Part 65 of the Code of Federal Regulations (44 CFR part 65). The LOMR will be used by insurance agents and others to calculate appropriate flood insurance premium rates for new buildings and the contents of those buildings. For rating purposes, the currently effective community number is shown in the table below and must be used for all new policies and renewals. The specific flood hazard determinations are not described for SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\26MYN1.SGM 26MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 101 (Friday, May 26, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Pages 24370-24371]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-10805]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Customs and Border Protection


Quarterly IRS Interest Rates Used in Calculating Interest on 
Overdue Accounts and Refunds on Customs Duties

AGENCY: U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland 
Security.

ACTION: General notice.

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SUMMARY: This notice advises the public that the quarterly Internal 
Revenue Service interest rates used to calculate interest on overdue 
accounts (underpayments) and refunds (overpayments) of customs duties 
will remain the same from the previous quarter. For the calendar 
quarter beginning April 1, 2017, the interest rates for overpayments 
will be 3 percent for corporations and 4 percent for non-corporations, 
and the interest rate for underpayments will be 4 percent for both 
corporations and non-corporations. This notice is published for the 
convenience of the importing public and U.S. Customs and Border 
Protection personnel.

DATES: Effective Date: April 1, 2017.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Shandy Plicka, Revenue Division, 
Collection and Refunds Branch, 6650 Telecom Drive, Suite #100, 
Indianapolis, Indiana 46278; telephone (317) 298-1717.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Background

    Pursuant to 19 U.S.C. 1505 and Treasury Decision 85-93, published 
in the Federal Register on May 29, 1985 (50 FR 21832), the interest 
rate paid on applicable overpayments or underpayments of customs duties 
must be in accordance with the Internal Revenue Code rate established 
under 26 U.S.C. 6621 and 6622. Section 6621 provides different interest 
rates applicable to overpayments: One for corporations and one for non-
corporations.
    The interest rates are based on the Federal short-term rate and 
determined by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) on behalf of the 
Secretary of the Treasury on a quarterly basis. The rates effective for 
a quarter are determined during the first-month period of the previous 
quarter.
    In Revenue Ruling 2017-6, the IRS determined the rates of interest 
for the calendar quarter beginning April 1, 2017, and ending on June 
30, 2017. The interest rate paid to the Treasury for underpayments will 
be the Federal short-term rate (1%) plus three percentage points (3%) 
for a total of four percent (4%) for both corporations and non-
corporations. For corporate overpayments, the rate is the Federal 
short-term rate (1%) plus two percentage points (2%) for a total of 
three percent (3%). For overpayments made by non-corporations, the rate 
is the Federal short-term rate (1%) plus three percentage points (3%) 
for a total of four percent (4%). These interest rates are subject to 
change for the calendar quarter beginning July 1, 2017, and ending 
September 30, 2017.
    For the convenience of the importing public and U.S. Customs and 
Border Protection personnel the following list of IRS interest rates 
used, covering the period from before July of 1974 to date, to 
calculate interest on overdue accounts and refunds of customs duties, 
is published in summary format.

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                                                                                                  Corporate over-
                                                                      Under-      Over- payments  payments (Eff.
                 Beginning date                     Ending date      payments        (percent)        1-1-99)
                                                                     (percent)                       (percent)
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070174..........................................          063075               6               6
070175..........................................          013176               9               9
020176..........................................          013178               7               7
020178..........................................          013180               6               6
020180..........................................          013182              12              12
020182..........................................          123182              20              20
010183..........................................          063083              16              16
070183..........................................          123184              11              11
010185..........................................          063085              13              13
070185..........................................          123185              11              11
010186..........................................          063086              10              10
070186..........................................          123186               9               9
010187..........................................          093087               9               8
100187..........................................          123187              10               9
010188..........................................          033188              11              10
040188..........................................          093088              10               9
100188..........................................          033189              11              10
040189..........................................          093089              12              11
100189..........................................          033191              11              10
040191..........................................          123191              10               9
010192..........................................          033192               9               8
040192..........................................          093092               8               7
100192..........................................          063094               7               6
070194..........................................          093094               8               7

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100194..........................................          033195               9               8
040195..........................................          063095              10               9
070195..........................................          033196               9               8
040196..........................................          063096               8               7
070196..........................................          033198               9               8
040198..........................................          123198               8               7
010199..........................................          033199               7               7               6
040199..........................................          033100               8               8               7
040100..........................................          033101               9               9               8
040101..........................................          063001               8               8               7
070101..........................................          123101               7               7               6
010102..........................................          123102               6               6               5
010103..........................................          093003               5               5               4
100103..........................................          033104               4               4               3
040104..........................................          063004               5               5               4
070104..........................................          093004               4               4               3
100104..........................................          033105               5               5               4
040105..........................................          093005               6               6               5
100105..........................................          063006               7               7               6
070106..........................................          123107               8               8               7
010108..........................................          033108               7               7               6
040108..........................................          063008               6               6               5
070108..........................................          093008               5               5               4
100108..........................................          123108               6               6               5
010109..........................................          033109               5               5               4
040109..........................................          123110               4               4               3
010111..........................................          033111               3               3               2
040111..........................................          093011               4               4               3
100111..........................................          033116               3               3               2
040116..........................................          063017               4               4               3
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    Dated: May 16, 2017.
Sean M. Mildrew,
Acting Chief Financial Officer, Office of Finance.
[FR Doc. 2017-10805 Filed 5-25-17; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 9111-14-P