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§ 13-604. Rate of interest

West's Annotated Code of MarylandTax-GeneralEffective: July 1, 2017

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Tax-General (Refs & Annos)
Title 13. Procedure (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 6. Interest (Refs & Annos)
Effective: July 1, 2017
MD Code, Tax - General, § 13-604
§ 13-604. Rate of interest
In general
(a) The rate of interest for each month or fraction of a month is the percent equal to one-twelfth of the annual interest rate that the Comptroller sets for the calendar year under subsection (b) of this section.
Annual interest rate
(b) On or before October 1 of each year, the Comptroller shall set the annual interest rate for the next calendar year on refunds and money owed to the State as the percent that equals the greater of:
(1)(i) 13% for 2016;
(ii) 12% for 2017;
(iii) 11.5% for 2018;
(iv) 11% for 2019;
(v) 10.5% for 2020;
(vi) 10% for 2021;
(vii) 9.5% for 2022; and
(viii) 9% for 2023 and each year thereafter; or
(2) 3 percentage points above the average prime rate of interest quoted by commercial banks to large businesses during the State's previous fiscal year, based on determination by the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve Bank.

Credits

Added by Acts 1988, c. 2, § 1, eff. Jan. 1, 1989. Amended by Acts 1988, c. 569, § 1; Acts 1992, 1st. Sp. Sess., c. 1, § 5; Acts 2006, c. 587, § 1, eff. July 1, 2006; Acts 2016, c. 322, § 1, eff. July 1, 2016; Acts 2017, c. 506, § 1, eff. July 1, 2017.
Formerly Art. 56, § 151A; Art. 81, § 204.
MD Code, Tax - General, § 13-604, MD TAX GENERAL § 13-604
Current through legislation effective through May 9, 2024, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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