IRS releases 2013 loss reserve and salvage discount factors for insurers

In Internal Revenue Bulletin 2013-49, the Internal Revenue Service published Rev. Proc. 2013-36 (loss payment patterns and discount factors) and Rev. Proc. 2013-37 (salvage discount factors) for 2013.

Revenue Procedure 2013-36

Rev. Proc. 2013-36, under Internal Revenue Code (IRC) Section 846, establishes the loss payment patterns and discount factors to be used for the 2013 accident year.  Insurance companies should use these factors for computing discounted unpaid losses for each property and casualty line of business.

Revenue Procedure 2013-37

Rev. Proc. 2013-37, under IRC Section 832, establishes the salvage discount factors to be used for the 2013 accident year.  These factors should be used for computing discounted estimated salvage recoverable for each property and casualty line of business.