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What is the IRS interest rate due on 1040 returns?

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what is the IRS interest rate for 2015 for balance due on 1040 returns?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Tax
Expert:  Robin D. replied 2 years ago.


Interest charged on any unpaid tax compounds daily from the due date of the return (without regard to any extension of time to file) until the date of payment. That would run then from April 15th to the actual payment date.

The federal short-term rate is determined every three months.

Currently, the IRS interest rate for underpayments of tax is 3% per year.

Here is a calculator for that if you wish

Expert:  Robin D. replied 2 years ago.

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