The prescribed interest rate for the first quarter of 2018 is now available.
KPMG estimates that the quarterly prescribed interest rate used to determine interest income inclusion from a pertinent loan or indebtedness (PLOI) will increase to 4.98% (from 4.75%) for January 1, 2018 to March 31, 2018. This rate is generally the average yield of Government of Canada 90-day Treasury Bills sold during the first month of the preceding quarter (rounded to two decimal places) plus 4%.
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Information is current to November 07, 2017. The information contained in this publication is of a general nature and is not intended to address the circumstances of any particular individual or entity. Although we endeavour to provide accurate and timely information, there can be no guarantee that such information is accurate as of the date it is received or that it will continue to be accurate in the future. No one should act upon such information without appropriate professional advice after a thorough examination of the particular situation. For more information, contact KPMG's National Tax Centre at 416.777.8500