[Federal Register Volume 65, Number 53 (Friday, March 17, 2000)]
[Notices]
[Page 14636]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 00-6595]


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RAILROAD RETIREMENT BOARD


Determination of Quarterly Rate of Excise Tax for Railroad 
Retirement Supplemental Annuity Program

    In accordance with directions in section 3221(c) of the Railroad 
Retirement Tax Act (26 U.S.C. 3221(c)), the Railroad Retirement Board 
has determined that the excise tax imposed by such section 3221 (c) on 
every employer, with respect to having individuals in his employ, for 
each work-hour for which compensation is paid by such employer for 
services rendered to him during the quarter beginning April 1, 2000, 
shall be at the rate of 26\1/2\ cents.
    In accordance with directions in section 15(a) of the Railroad 
Retirement Act of 1974, the Railroad Retirement Board has determined 
that for the quarter beginning April 1, 2000, 37.2 percent of the taxes 
collected under sections 3211(b) and 3221(c) of the Railroad Retirement 
Tax Act shall be credited to the Railroad Retirement Account and 62.8 
percent of the taxes collected under such sections 3211(b) and 3221(c) 
plus 100 percent of the taxes collected under section 3221(d) of the 
Railroad Retirement Tax Act shall be credited to the Railroad 
Retirement Supplemental Account.

    Dated: March 1, 2000.

    By authority of the Board.
Beatrice Ezerski,
Secretary to the Board.
[FR Doc. 00-6595 Filed 3-16-00; 8:45 am]
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