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Simplified Standards for Rail Rate Cases-Taxes in Revenue Shortfall Allocation Method

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AGENCY:

Surface Transportation Board.

ACTION:

Notice.

SUMMARY:

By a decision served on May 11, 2009, the Board adopted the evidence filed by the Association of American Railroads (AAR) calculating railroad-specific average state tax rates to be included in the Revenue Shortfall Allocation Method (RSAM) benchmarks for 2002 through 2007

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Timothy J. Strafford, (202) 245-0356. [Assistance for the hearing impaired is available through the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8339.]

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

The decision served on May 11, 2009, adopted the evidence filed by the AAR calculating railroad-specific average state tax rates to be included in the RSAM benchmarks for 2002 through 2007. The railroad-specific average state tax rates are set forth in the table below.

Average State Tax Rates

[In percent]

Railroad200220032004200520062007
BNSF5.4875.4715.2385.1965.1835.650
CNGT6.5126.5826.7386.7036.7016.684
CSXT5.9606.3626.3126.1015.9415.702
KCS5.7915.8055.8394.7285.9926.494
NS6.2136.5836.5896.3766.1945.986
SOO7.8908.3467.8287.6357.5917.501
UP5.4435.4055.4065.3936.2756.163

Additional information is contained in the Board's decision. A copy of the Board's decision is available for inspection or copying at the Board's Public Docket Room, Room 131, 395 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 20423-0001, and is posted on the Board's Web site, http://www.stb.dot.gov.

This action will not significantly affect either the quality of the human environment or the conservation of energy resources.

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Decided: May 8, 2009.

By the Board, Acting Chairman Mulvey, and Vice Chairman Nottingham.

Kulunie L. Cannon,

Clearance Clerk.

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[FR Doc. E9-11254 Filed 5-13-09; 8:45 am]

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