Internal Revenue Bulletin:  2016-14 

April 4, 2016 

Rev. Rul. 2016–09


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This revenue ruling provides various prescribed rates for federal income tax purposes for April 2016 (the current month). Table 1 contains the short-term, mid-term, and long-term applicable federal rates (AFR) for the current month for purposes of section 1274(d) of the Internal Revenue Code. Table 2 contains the short-term, mid-term, and long-term adjusted applicable federal rates (adjusted AFR) for the current month for purposes of section 1288(b). Table 3 sets forth the adjusted federal long-term rate and the long-term tax-exempt rate described in section 382(f). Table 4 contains the appropriate percentages for determining the low-income housing credit described in section 42(b)(1) for buildings placed in service during the current month. However, under section 42(b)(2), the applicable percentage for non-federally subsidized new buildings placed in service after July 30, 2008, shall not be less than 9%. Finally, Table 5 contains the federal rate for determining the present value of an annuity, an interest for life or for a term of years, or a remainder or a reversionary interest for purposes of section 7520.

REV. RUL. 2016–09 TABLE 1
Applicable Federal Rates (AFR) for April 2016
Period for Compounding
  Annual Semiannual Quarterly Monthly
Short-term
AFR .70% .70% .70% .70%
110% AFR .77% .77% .77% .77%
120% AFR .84% .84% .84% .84%
130% AFR .91% .91% .91% .91%
Mid-term
AFR 1.45% 1.44% 1.44% 1.44%
110% AFR 1.59% 1.58% 1.58% 1.57%
120% AFR 1.74% 1.73% 1.73% 1.72%
130% AFR 1.88% 1.87% 1.87% 1.86%
150% AFR 2.17% 2.16% 2.15% 2.15%
175% AFR 2.54% 2.52% 2.51% 2.51%
Long-term
AFR 2.25% 2.24% 2.23% 2.23%
110% AFR 2.48% 2.46% 2.45% 2.45%
120% AFR 2.71% 2.69% 2.68% 2.68%
130% AFR 2.93% 2.91% 2.90% 2.89%
REV. RUL. 2016–09 TABLE 2
Adjusted AFR for April 2016
Period for Compounding
  Annual Semiannual Quarterly Monthly
Short-term adjusted AFR .46% .46% .46% .46%
Mid-term adjusted AFR 1.12% 1.12% 1.12% 1.12%
Long-term adjusted AFR 2.25% 2.24% 2.23% 2.23%
REV. RUL. 2016–09 TABLE 3
Rates Under Section 382 for April 2016
Adjusted federal long-term rate for the current month 2.25%
Long-term tax-exempt rate for ownership changes during the current month (the highest of the adjusted federal long-term rates for the current month and the prior two months.) 2.53%
REV. RUL. 2016–09 TABLE 4
Appropriate Percentages Under Section 42(b)(1) for April 2016
Note: Under section 42(b)(2), the applicable percentage for non-federally subsidized new buildings placed in service after July 30, 2008, shall not be less than 9%.
Appropriate percentage for the 70% present value low-income housing credit 7.42%
Appropriate percentage for the 30% present value low-income housing credit 3.18%
REV. RUL. 2016–09 TABLE 5
Rate Under Section 7520 for April 2016
Applicable federal rate for determining the present value of an annuity, an interest for life or a term of years, or a remainder or reversionary interest 1.8%

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