The Department of Revenue is issuing this Technical Information Release (TIR) to announce the quarterly interest rate under G.L. c. 62C, § 32. The interest rate on overpayments and underpayments determined by the Department of Revenue pursuant to G.L. c. 62C, § 32, as amended, is as follows:

1993 (entire year) 8%
First quarter, 1994 8%
Second quarter, 1994 8%

The above rate is the Federal short-term rate determined under Section 6621(b) of the Internal Revenue Code, as amended and in effect for the taxable year, plus four percentage points. Interest is compounded daily. The rate may change quarterly. See TIR 92-6 for an explanation of statutory changes in interest and penalties effective January 1, 1993 and 830 CMR 62C.33.1: Interest, Penalties, and Application of Payments.

/s/ Mitchell Adams
Mitchell Adams
Commissioner of Revenue

April 1, 1994
TIR 94-5