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Penalty and Interest Rates for Tax Year 2019

Posted On: Wednesday, October 10, 2018

For Calendar Year 2019 the annual interest rate is 7%.

Interest shall be imposed on all unpaid income tax, unpaid estimated income tax and unpaid employer withholding tax.  The interest rate to be applied each calendar year is the federal short-term rate, rounded to the nearest whole number percent, plus five percent (5%).  The rate shall apply for the calendar year next following the July of the year in which the federal short-term rate is determined under Section 1274 of the Internal Revenue Code.

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