PBGC January 15, 2000 Interest Rate Update
The interest rate for valuing lump sum payments for the month of February 2000 is 5.25%. The deferred interest rate for I1 is 4.50%, and for I2, and for I3 is 4%. (The interest rate for January 2000 was 5.00% for lump sum payments, and the deferred interest rate for I1 was 4.25%.)
The interest rate for determining the variable rate premium amount for premium payment years commencing in January 2000 is 5.40%. (The interest rate for December 1999 was 5.23%.)
The interest rate for valuing annuity benefits in single-employer plans and multiemployer plans for the month of February 2000 is 7.10% for the first 25 years following the date of plan termination and 6.25% thereafter. (The interest rate for January 2000 was 6.90% for the first 25 years.)
The interest rate that PBGC will charge on employer liability, unpaid contributions, and unpaid premiums, for the calendar quarter beginning January 1, and ending March 31, 2000, is 8%.
The interest rate to be charged by multiemployer pension plans on withdrawal liability payments that are overdue or in default, or that is to be credited by such plans on overpayments of withdrawal liability during the calendar quarter beginning January 1, and ending March 31, 2000, is 8.50%.