Notice of Rate to Be Used for Federal Debt Collection, and Discount and Rebate Evaluation, 54808 [2018-23714]

Download as PDF 54808 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 211 / Wednesday, October 31, 2018 / Notices interest and redemption payments. Treasury currently absorbs these costs. The fees described in this notice apply only to the transfer of Treasury book-entry securities held on NBES. Information concerning fees for book- entry transfers of Government Agency securities, which are priced by the Federal Reserve, is set out in a separate Federal Register notice published by the Federal Reserve. The following is the Treasury fee schedule that will take effect on January 2, 2019, for book-entry transfers on NBES: TREASURY—NBES FEE SCHEDULE—EFFECTIVE JANUARY 2, 2019 [In Dollars] Transfer type On-line On-line On-line On-line Off-line Off-line Off-line Off-line Off-line transfer originated ....................................................................................................................................... transfer received ......................................................................................................................................... reversal transfer originated ......................................................................................................................... reversal transfer received ........................................................................................................................... transfer originated ....................................................................................................................................... transfer received ......................................................................................................................................... account switch received .............................................................................................................................. reversal transfer originated ......................................................................................................................... reversal transfer received ........................................................................................................................... David A. Lebryk, Fiscal Assistant Secretary. [FR Doc. 2018–23713 Filed 10–30–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–AS–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Fiscal Service Bureau of the Fiscal Service Notice of Rate to Be Used for Federal Debt Collection, and Discount and Rebate Evaluation Bureau of the Fiscal Service, Fiscal Service, Treasury. AGENCY: Notice of rate to be used for Federal debt collection, and discount and rebate evaluation. ACTION: The Secretary of the Treasury is responsible for computing and publishing the percentage rate that is used in assessing interest charges for outstanding debts owed to the Government (The Debt Collection Act of 1982, as amended). This rate is also used by agencies as a comparison point in evaluating the cost-effectiveness of a cash discount. In addition, this rate is used in determining when agencies should pay purchase card invoices when the card issuer offers a rebate. Notice is hereby given that the applicable rate for calendar year 2019 is 1.00 percent. SUMMARY: amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 Basic fee January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019. DATES: Department of the Treasury, Bureau of the Fiscal Service, Payment Management, E-Commerce Division (LC–RM 349B), 3201 Pennsy Drive, 18:06 Oct 30, 2018 Jkt 247001 Authority: 31 U.S.C. Section 3717. Ronda L. Kent, Assistant Commissioner, Payment Management and Chief Disbursing Officer. [FR Doc. 2018–23714 Filed 10–30–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–AS–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Bureau of the Fiscal Service Proposed Collection of Information: States Where Licensed for Surety Notice and request for comments. ACTION: The Department of the Treasury, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: VerDate Sep<11>2014 Building E, Landover, MD 20785 (Telephone: 202–874–9428). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The rate reflects the current value of funds to the Treasury for use in connection with Federal Cash Management systems and is based on investment rates set for purposes of Public Law 95–147, 91 Stat. 1227 (October 28, 1977). Computed each year by averaging Treasury Tax and Loan (TT&L) investment rates for the 12month period ending every September 30, rounded to the nearest whole percentage, for applicability effective each January 1. Quarterly revisions are made if the annual average, on a moving basis, changes by 2 percentage points. The rate for calendar year 2019 reflects the average investment rates for the 12month period that ended September 30, 2018. PO 00000 Frm 00108 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 0.90 0.90 0.90 0.90 0.90 0.90 0.90 0.90 0.90 Off-line surcharge N/A N/A N/A N/A 70.00 70.00 0.00 70.00 70.00 and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. Currently the Bureau of the Fiscal Service within the Department of the Treasury is soliciting comments concerning States Where Licensed for Surety. Written comments should be received on or before December 31, 2018 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments and requests for additional information to Bureau of the Fiscal Service, Bruce A. Sharp, Room #4006–A, P.O. Box 1328, Parkersburg, WV 26106–1328, or bruce.sharp@fiscal.treasury.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: States Where Licensed for Surety. OMB Number: 1530–0009. Abstract: Information is collected from insurance companies in order to provide Federal bond approving officers with this information. The listing of states, by company, appears in Treasury’s Circular 570, ‘‘Surety Companies Acceptable on Federal Bonds.’’ Current Actions: Extension of a currently approved collection. Type of Review: Regular. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit. Estimated Number of Respondents: 262. Estimated Time per Respondent: 1 hour. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 262. Request for Comments: Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval. All comments will become a matter of DATES: E:\FR\FM\31OCN1.SGM 31OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 211 (Wednesday, October 31, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Page 54808]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-23714]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Fiscal Service

Bureau of the Fiscal Service


Notice of Rate to Be Used for Federal Debt Collection, and 
Discount and Rebate Evaluation

AGENCY: Bureau of the Fiscal Service, Fiscal Service, Treasury.

ACTION: Notice of rate to be used for Federal debt collection, and 
discount and rebate evaluation.

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SUMMARY: The Secretary of the Treasury is responsible for computing and 
publishing the percentage rate that is used in assessing interest 
charges for outstanding debts owed to the Government (The Debt 
Collection Act of 1982, as amended). This rate is also used by agencies 
as a comparison point in evaluating the cost-effectiveness of a cash 
discount. In addition, this rate is used in determining when agencies 
should pay purchase card invoices when the card issuer offers a rebate. 
Notice is hereby given that the applicable rate for calendar year 2019 
is 1.00 percent.

DATES: January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Department of the Treasury, Bureau of 
the Fiscal Service, Payment Management, E-Commerce Division (LC-RM 
349B), 3201 Pennsy Drive, Building E, Landover, MD 20785 (Telephone: 
202-874-9428).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The rate reflects the current value of funds 
to the Treasury for use in connection with Federal Cash Management 
systems and is based on investment rates set for purposes of Public Law 
95-147, 91 Stat. 1227 (October 28, 1977). Computed each year by 
averaging Treasury Tax and Loan (TT&L) investment rates for the 12-
month period ending every September 30, rounded to the nearest whole 
percentage, for applicability effective each January 1. Quarterly 
revisions are made if the annual average, on a moving basis, changes by 
2 percentage points. The rate for calendar year 2019 reflects the 
average investment rates for the 12-month period that ended September 
30, 2018.

    Authority: 31 U.S.C. Section 3717.

Ronda L. Kent,
Assistant Commissioner, Payment Management and Chief Disbursing 
Officer.
[FR Doc. 2018-23714 Filed 10-30-18; 8:45 am]
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