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Federal Travel Regulation; Relocation Income Tax (RIT) Allowance Tax Tables-2008 Update; Correction

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AGENCY:

Office of Governmentwide Policy, General Services Administration (GSA).

ACTION:

Correcting amendments.

SUMMARY:

The General Services Administration published a document in the Federal Register on May 7, 2008 (73 FR 25539), that updated Federal, State, and Puerto Rico tax tables for calculating the relocation income tax (RIT) allowance. This document corrects that final rule.

DATES:

Effective Date: This final rule is effective May 19, 2008.

Applicability date: January 1, 2008.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

The Regulatory Secretariat (VPR), Room 4035, GSA Building, Washington, DC 20405, telephone (202) 501-4755, for information pertaining to status or publication schedules. For clarification of content, contact Ed Davis, Office of Governmentwide Policy, Travel Management Policy (MTT), Washington, DC 20405, telephone (202) 208-7638. Please cite the correction to FTR Amendment 2008-03, FTR case 2008-302.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

A. Background

A final rule was published in the Federal Register on May 7, 2008 (73 FR 25539). This document makes corrections to that final rule.

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List of Subjects in 41 CFR Part 302-17

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Dated: May 12, 2008.

Henry Maury,

Director, Relocation Management Policy.

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Accordingly,

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PART 302-17—RELOCATION INCOME TAX (RIT) ALLOWANCE

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1. The authority citation for

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Authority: 5 U.S.C. 5738; 20 U.S.C. 905(a); E.O. 11609, as amended, 36 FR 13747, 3 CFR, 1971-1975 Comp., p. 586.

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2. Revise Appendix A to part 302-17 to read as follows:

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Appendix A to Part 302-17—Federal Tax Tables for RIT Allowance

Federal Marginal Tax Rates by Earned Income Level and Filing Status—Tax Year 2007

[Use the following table to compute the RIT allowance for Federal taxes, as prescribed in 302-17.8(e)(1), on Year 1 taxable reimbursements received during calendar year 2007]

Marginal tax rateSingle taxpayerHead of householdMarried filing jointly/qualifying widows & widowersMarried filing separately
PercentOverBut not overOverBut not overOverBut not overOverBut not over
10$9,287$17,545$18,060$29,399$26,173$41,393$14,049$21,441
1517,54543,39429,39962,57641,39391,20121,44145,388
2543,39493,10162,576138,85691,201162,11745,38881,616
2893,101183,867138,856216,022162,117233,65681,616119,660
33183,867376,616216,022389,045233,656387,765119,660197,483
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3. Revise Appendix C to part 302-17 to read as follows:

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Appendix C to Part 302-17—Federal Tax Tables for RIT Allowance—Year 2

Estimated Ranges of Wage and Salary Income Corresponding to Federal Statutory Marginal Income Tax Rates by Filing Status In 2008

[The following table is used to determine the Federal marginal tax rate for Year 2 for computation of the RIT allowance as prescribed in 301-17.8(e)(1). This table is to be used for employees whose Year 1 occurred during calendar years 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006 or 2007]

Marginal tax rateSingle taxpayerHead of householdMarried filing jointly/qualifying widows & widowersMarried filing separately
PercentOverBut not overOverBut not overOverBut not overOverBut not over
10$9,597$18,107$18,364$30,153$27,463$42,942$14,203$21,913
1518,10744,46130,15364,20042,94294,01621,91346,764
2544,46195,99764,200142,78094,016167,44246,76484,076
2895,997191,453142,780225,385167,442243,96184,076124,354
33191,453390,566225,385405,567243,961404,547124,354205,412
35390,566405,567404,547205,412
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[FR Doc. E8-11084 Filed 5-16-08; 8:45 am]

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