IRS Releases 2020 Discount Factors for Insurance Companies

February 23, 2021

By Jason Lee

On November 4, 2020, the IRS issued Revenue Procedure 2020-48 which prescribes the discount factors to be used by insurance companies to compute discounted unpaid losses and discounted salvage recoverable for the 2020 accident year. For convenience, the revenue procedure also includes discount factors for losses incurred in the 2019 accident year and prior.

The revenue procedure is applicable to all insurance companies required to discount unpaid losses under IRC Sec. 846 and all insurance companies required to discount estimated salvage recoverable under IRC Sec. 832.

Click here for a summary of the 2020 discount factors.

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