Austin, TX – The Texas Department of Insurance, Division of Workers’ Compensation has determined, pursuant to the authority and direction given under the Texas Workers’ Compensation Act (Texas Labor Code, §401.023), that any interest or discount provided for in the Act shall be at the rate of 3.68%.
This rate is computed by using the treasury constant maturity rate for oneyear treasury bills (0.18%) issued by the United States Government, as published by the
Federal Reserve Board on September 16, 2012 (the 15th day preceding the first day of the calendar quarter for which the rate is to be effective), plus 3.5% as required by Texas Labor Code, §401.023.
The rate shall be effective October 1, 2012 through December 31 , 2012. The rate in effect for the previous period of ·July 1, 2012 through September 30, 2012 was 3.68%.
For more information regarding calculation of the Discount Rate and Interest Rate, contact Matt Jung, Texas Department of Insurance, Financial Services, at 512-322-4322.