26 U.S.C. § 6602

Current through P.L. 116-155 (8/8/2020)
Section 6602 - Interest on erroneous refund recoverable by suit

Any portion of an internal revenue tax (or any interest, assessable penalty, additional amount, or addition to tax) which has been erroneously refunded, and which is recoverable by suit pursuant to section 7405, shall bear interest at the underpayment rate established under section 6621 from the date of the payment of the refund.

26 U.S.C. § 6602

Aug. 16, 1954, ch. 736, 68A Stat. 818; Pub. L. 93-625, §7(a)(2)(B), Jan. 3, 1975, 88 Stat. 2115; Pub. L. 99-514, title XV, §1511(c)(12), Oct. 22, 1986, 100 Stat. 2745.

AMENDMENTS1986-Pub. L. 99-514 substituted "the underpayment rate established under section 6621" for "an annual rate established under section 6621". 1975- Pub. L. 93-625 substituted "an annual rate established under section 6621" for "the rate of 6 percent per annum".

EFFECTIVE DATE OF 1986 AMENDMENT Amendment by Pub. L. 99-514 applicable for purposes of determining interest for periods after Dec. 31, 1986, see section 1511(d) of Pub. L. 99-514 set out as a note under section 47 of this title.

EFFECTIVE DATE OF 1975 AMENDMENT Amendment by Pub. L. 93-625 effective July 1, 1975, and applicable to amounts outstanding on such date or arising thereafter, see section 7(e) of Pub. L. 93-625 set out as an Effective Date note under section 6621 of this title.