For interest accruing on or after January 1, 2004, the rate of interest payable on overpayments and underpayments is the "short-term federal rate" for the first year that the overpayment or underpayment accrues interest. This rate is established by the IRS under the IRC Section 6621, and is 3 percent less than the "underpayment rate" (or 0 percent, whichever is greater). After one year, interest will accrue on any remaining balance at the "underpayment rate," as established under IRC Section 6621. Please visit our
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