Section 7520 Interest Rates
To be used to value certain charitable interests in trusts. Pursuant to Internal Revenue Code 7520, the interest rate for a particular month is the rate that is 120 percent of the applicable federal midterm rate (compounded annually) for the month in which the valuation date falls. That rate is then rounded to the nearest two-tenths of one percent. For example, the rate that is 120 percent of the applicable federal rate (compounded annually) for June 2012 is 1.28 percent. That rate is then rounded to the nearest two-tenths of one percent or 1.2 percent for purposes of IRC 7520.
|Valuation Month||120% of Applicable Federal Midterm Rate||Section 7520 Interest Rate||Revenue Ruling|
|2.10||2.2||Rev. Rul. 2015-1|
|February 2015||2.04||2.0||Rev. Rul. 2015-3|
|March 2015||1.76||1.8||Rev. Rul. 2015-4|
|April 2015||2.04||2.0||Rev. Rul. 2015-7|
|May 2015||1.83||1.8||Rev. Rul. 2015-8|
|June 2015||1.92||2.0||Rev. Rul. 2015-14|
|July 2015||2.12||2.2||Rev. Rul. 2015-15|
|August 2015||2.18||2.2||Rev. Rul. 2015-16|
|September 2015||2.12||2.2||Rev. Rul. 2015-19|
|October 2015||2.0||2.0||Rev. Rul. 2015-21|
For prior years' rates, please refer to Section 7520 Interest Rates for Prior Years.