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Applicable Federal Rates for May 2014

April 18, 2014 Applicable Federal Rates Business & Tax Blog

The Internal Revenue Code prescribes minimum imputed interest rates and time-value-of–money factors applicable to certain loan transactions and estate planning techniques. These rates are tied formulaically to market interest rates. The Internal Revenue Service updates these rates monthly.

These are commonly applicable rates in effect for May 2014:

Short Term AFR (Loans with Terms <= 3 Years)  0.33%
Mid Term AFR (Loans with Terms > 3 Years and <= 9 Years)  1.93%
Long Term AFR (Loans with Terms >9 Years)  3.27%
7520 Rate (Used in many estate planning vehicles)  2.4%


Here is a link to the complete list of rates:

E. John Wagner, II