• What is the interest rate?

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    The rate used in calculating your interest is set by law and is reviewed every quarter.

    Interest rates for 2008-09 are shown in the table below.

    Details of other quarterly interest rates are available from the Tax Office.

    Table: Interest rates used for calculation of early payments, overpayments and delayed refunds (2008-09)

    Period

    Interest rate
    (% pa)

    1 July 2008 to 30 September 2008

    7.75

    1 October 2008 to 31 December 2008

    7.31

    1 January 2009 to 31 March 2009

    4.76

    1 April 2009 to 30 June 2009

    3.16

    Last modified: 04 Mar 2016QC 21775