Part III

Administrative, Procedural, and Miscellaneous

26 CFR 601.201: Rulings and determination letters.
(Also Part I, Sections 846; 1.846-1.)

Rev. Proc. 2005-72

SECTION 1. PURPOSE
This revenue procedure prescribes the loss payment patterns and discount factors for the
2005 accident year. These factors will be used for computing discounted unpaid losses under
' 846 of the Internal Revenue Code. See Rev. Proc. 2003-17, 2003-6 I.R.B. 427, for background
concerning the loss payment patterns and application of the discount factors.
SEC. 2. SCOPE
This revenue procedure applies to any taxpayer that is required to discount its unpaid
losses under ' 846 for a line of business using discount factors published by the Secretary.

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SEC. 3. TABLES OF DISCOUNT FACTORS
.01 The following tables present separately for each line of business the discount factors
under ' 846 for accident year 2005. All the discount factors presented in this section were
determined using the applicable interest rate under ' 846(c) for 2005, which is 4.44 percent, and
by assuming all loss payments occur in the middle of the calendar year.
.02 If the groupings of individual lines of business on the annual statement change,
taxpayers must discount the unpaid losses on the affected lines of business in accordance with
the discounting patterns that would have applied to those unpaid losses based on their
classification on the 2000 annual statement. See Rev. Proc. 2003-17, 2003-6 I.R.B. 427,
section 2, for additional background on discounting under section 846 and the use of the
Secretary=s tables.
.03 Section V of Notice 88-100, 1988-2 C.B. 439, sets forth a composite method for
computing discounted unpaid losses for accident years that are not separately reported on the
annual statement. The tables separately provide discount factors for taxpayers who elect to use
the composite method of section V of Notice 88-100. See Rev. Proc. 2002-74, 2002-51 I.R.B.
980.
.04 Section 2.03(4) of Rev. Proc 2003-17 requested comments as to whether a
methodology should be adopted to smooth the raw payment data and thus produce a more stable
pattern of discount factors. This issue will be addressed in the new determination year, which is
2007. Accordingly, taxpayers may still submit comments that should include a reference to Rev.
Proc. 2005-72 on this issue to the following address:
CC:PA:LPD:PR (Rev. Proc. 2005-72), room 5203, Internal Revenue Service, POB 7604,
Ben Franklin Station, Washington, DC 20044. Comments may be hand delivered between the

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hours of 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. to CC:PA:LPD (Rev. Proc. 2005-72), Courier’s Desk, Internal
Revenue Service, 1111 Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20224. Alternatively, email comments to Notice.Comments@irscounsel.treas.gov. All comments will be available for
public inspection and copying.
.05 Tables.
Tables of Factors to be Used to Discount
Unpaid Losses Incurred in
Accident Year 2005
(Interest rate: 4.44 percent)

Accident and Health
(Other Than Disability Income or Credit Disability Insurance)
Taxpayers that do not use the composite method of Notice 88-100 should use 97.8513
percent to discount unpaid losses incurred in this line of business in the 2005 accident
year and that are outstanding at the end of the 2005 and later taxable years.
Taxpayers that use the composite method of Notice 88-100 should use 97.8513 percent
to discount all unpaid losses in this line of business that are outstanding at the end of
the 2005 taxable year.

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Auto Physical Damage

Tax Year

2005
2006

Estimated
Cumulative
Losses
Paid
(%)

Estimated
Losses Paid
Each Year
(%)

Unpaid
Losses at
Year End
(%)

Discounted
Unpaid
Losses at
Year End
(%)

Discount
Factors
(%)

89.6468
99.6845

89.6468
10.0377

10.3532
0.3155

10.1113
0.3022

97.6638
95.7713

Taxpayers that do not use the composite method of Notice 88-100 should use the
following factor to discount unpaid losses incurred in this line of business in the
2005 accident year and that are outstanding at the end of the tax year shown.
2007 and later years

0.1578

0.1578

0.1544

97.8513

Taxpayers that use the composite method of Notice 88-100 should use 97.8513
percent to discount unpaid losses incurred in this line of business in 2005 and prior
years and that are outstanding at the end of the 2007 taxable year.

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Commercial Auto/Truck Liability/Medical

Tax Year

2005
2006
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014

Estimated
Cumulative
Losses
Paid
(%)
28.8244
54.9871
72.8039
85.0572
91.6276
94.9514
97.0453
98.1574
98.7370
99.1070

Estimated
Losses Paid
Each Year
(%)

Unpaid
Losses at
Year End
(%)

Discounted
Unpaid
Losses at
Year End
(%)

28.8244
26.1626
17.8168
12.2533
6.5704
3.3239
2.0938
1.1121
0.5796
0.3700

71.1756
45.0129
27.1961
14.9428
8.3724
5.0486
2.9547
1.8426
1.2630
0.8930

65.3965
41.5630
25.2004
13.7969
7.6948
4.6396
2.7058
1.6894
1.1721
0.8460

Discount
Factors
(%)
91.8806
92.3357
92.6616
92.3312
91.9064
91.8992
91.5744
91.6838
92.7985
94.7324

Taxpayers that do not use the composite method of Notice 88-100 should use the
following factors to discount unpaid losses incurred in this line of business in the
2005 accident year and that are outstanding at the end of the tax year shown.
2015
2016 and later years

0.3700
0.3700

0.5230
0.1530

0.5054
0.1497

96.6342
97.8513

Taxpayers that use the composite method of Notice 88-100 should use 96.8695
percent to discount unpaid losses incurred in this line of business in 2005 and prior
years and that are outstanding at the end of the 2015 taxable year.

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Composite

Tax Year

2005
2006
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014

Estimated
Cumulative
Losses
Paid
(%)
40.9985
65.8439
77.5023
84.6221
90.2455
92.2780
94.3974
95.2526
96.2792
96.4323

Estimated
Losses Paid
Each Year
(%)

Unpaid
Losses at
Year End
(%)

Discounted
Unpaid
Losses at
Year End
(%)

40.9985
24.8454
11.6583
7.1198
5.6234
2.0325
2.1195
0.8552
1.0266
0.1531

59.0015
34.1561
22.4977
15.3779
9.7545
7.7220
5.6026
4.7474
3.7208
3.5677

53.2420
30.2149
19.6421
13.2380
8.0789
6.3605
4.4769
3.8017
2.9214
2.8946

Discount
Factors
(%)
90.2384
88.4613
87.3071
86.0849
82.8227
82.3688
79.9089
80.0811
78.5162
81.1355

Taxpayers that do not use the composite method of Notice 88-100 should use the
following factors to discount unpaid losses incurred in this line of business in the
2005 accident year and that are outstanding at the end of the tax year shown.
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019 and later years

0.1531
0.1531
0.1531
0.1531
0.1531

3.4145
3.2614
3.1083
2.9551
2.8020

2.8667
2.8374
2.8069
2.7751
2.7418

83.9550
87.0012
90.3057
93.9070
97.8513

Taxpayers that use the composite method of Notice 88-100 should use 88.8907
percent to discount unpaid losses incurred in this line of business in 2005 and prior
years and that are outstanding at the end of the 2015 taxable year.

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Fidelity/Surety

Tax Year

2005
2006

Estimated
Cumulative
Losses
Paid
(%)
38.3328
58.8485

Estimated
Losses Paid
Each Year
(%)

Unpaid
Losses at
Year End
(%)

Discounted
Unpaid
Losses at
Year End
(%)

38.3328
20.5156

61.6672
41.1515

57.8107
39.4114

Discount
Factors
(%)
93.7463
95.7713

Taxpayers that do not use the composite method of Notice 88-100 should use the
following factor to discount unpaid losses incurred in this line of business in the
2005 accident year and that are outstanding at the end of the tax year shown.
2007 and later years

20.5758

20.5758

20.1336

97.8513

Taxpayers that use the composite method of Notice 88-100 should use 97.8513
percent to discount unpaid losses incurred in this line of business in 2005 and prior
years and that are outstanding at the end of the 2007 taxable year.

Financial Guaranty/Mortgage Guaranty

Tax Year

2005
2006

Estimated
Cumulative
Losses
Paid
(%)
4.0723
40.7639

Estimated
Losses Paid
Each Year
(%)

Unpaid
Losses at
Year End
(%)

Discounted
Unpaid
Losses at
Year End
(%)

4.0723
36.6916

95.9277
59.2361

90.2226
56.7312

Discount
Factors
(%)
94.0527
95.7713

Taxpayers that do not use the composite method of Notice 88-100 should use the
following factor to discount unpaid losses incurred in this line of business in the
2005 accident year and that are outstanding at the end of the tax year shown.
2007 and later years

29.6180

29.6180

28.9816

97.8513

Taxpayers that use the composite method of Notice 88-100 should use 97.8513
percent to discount unpaid losses incurred in this line of business in 2005 and prior
years and that are outstanding at the end of the 2007 taxable year.

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International (Composite)

Tax Year

2005
2006
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014

Estimated
Cumulative
Losses
Paid
(%)
40.9985
65.8439
77.5023
84.6221
90.2455
92.2780
94.3974
95.2526
96.2792
96.4323

Estimated
Losses Paid
Each Year
(%)

Unpaid
Losses at
Year End
(%)

Discounted
Unpaid
Losses at
Year End
(%)

40.9985
24.8454
11.6583
7.1198
5.6234
2.0325
2.1195
0.8552
1.0266
0.1531

59.0015
34.1561
22.4977
15.3779
9.7545
7.7220
5.6026
4.7474
3.7208
3.5677

53.2420
30.2149
19.6421
13.2380
8.0789
6.3605
4.4769
3.8017
2.9214
2.8946

Discount
Factors
(%)
90.2384
88.4613
87.3071
86.0849
82.8227
82.3688
79.9089
80.0811
78.5162
81.1355

Taxpayers that do not use the composite method of Notice 88-100 should use the
following factors to discount unpaid losses incurred in this line of business in the
2005 accident year and that are outstanding at the end of the tax year shown.
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019 and later years

0.1531
0.1531
0.1531
0.1531
0.1531

3.4145
3.2614
3.1083
2.9551
2.8020

2.8667
2.8374
2.8069
2.7751
2.7418

83.9550
87.0012
90.3057
93.9070
97.8513

Taxpayers that use the composite method of Notice 88-100 should use 88.8907
percent to discount unpaid losses incurred in this line of business in 2005 and prior
years and that are outstanding at the end of the 2015 taxable year.

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Medical Malpractice -- Claims-Made

Tax Year

2005
2006
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014

Estimated
Cumulative
Losses
Paid
(%)
7.3447
29.0191
53.3108
69.1517
82.0981
86.3995
89.7111
92.4688
94.5163
95.7635

Estimated
Losses Paid
Each Year
(%)

Unpaid
Losses at
Year End
(%)

Discounted
Unpaid
Losses at
Year End
(%)

7.3447
21.6744
24.2917
15.8409
12.9464
4.3014
3.3116
2.7577
2.0475
1.2471

92.6553
70.9809
46.6892
30.8483
17.9019
13.6005
10.2889
7.5312
5.4837
4.2365

82.5239
64.0376
42.0557
27.7343
15.7350
12.0377
9.1879
6.7776
4.9860
3.9329

Discount
Factors
(%)
89.0655
90.2180
90.0759
89.9053
87.8955
88.5095
89.2991
89.9934
90.9248
92.8323

Taxpayers that do not use the composite method of Notice 88-100 should use the
following factors to discount unpaid losses incurred in this line of business in the
2005 accident year and that are outstanding at the end of the tax year shown.
2015
2016
2017 and later years

1.2471
1.2471
1.2471

2.9894
1.7422
0.4951

2.8330
1.6842
0.4845

94.7672
96.6692
97.8513

Taxpayers that use the composite method of Notice 88-100 should use 95.5661
percent to discount unpaid losses incurred in this line of business in 2005 and prior
years and that are outstanding at the end of the 2015 taxable year.

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Medical Malpractice -- Occurrence

Tax Year

2005
2006
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014

Estimated
Cumulative
Losses
Paid
(%)
0.8316
7.4573
23.5575
41.0062
55.5832
68.9413
78.2095
82.8727
86.3178
91.0834

Estimated
Losses Paid
Each Year
(%)

Unpaid
Losses at
Year End
(%)

Discounted
Unpaid
Losses at
Year End
(%)

0.8316
6.6257
16.1002
17.4487
14.5770
13.3581
9.2682
4.6632
3.4451
4.7656

99.1684
92.5427
76.4425
58.9938
44.4168
31.0587
21.7905
17.1273
13.6822
8.9166

83.1082
80.0270
67.1265
52.2751
39.6990
27.8102
19.5732
15.6766
12.8519
8.5523

Discount
Factors
(%)
83.8051
86.4758
87.8130
88.6111
89.3782
89.5407
89.8245
91.5303
93.9319
95.9147

Taxpayers that do not use the composite method of Notice 88-100 should use the
following factor to discount unpaid losses incurred in this line of business in the
2005 accident year and that are outstanding at the end of the tax year shown.
2015 and later years

4.7656

4.1510

4.0618

97.8513

Taxpayers that use the composite method of Notice 88-100 should use 97.8513
percent to discount unpaid losses incurred in this line of business in 2005 and prior
years and that are outstanding at the end of the 2015 taxable year.

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Miscellaneous Casualty

Tax Year

2005
2006

Estimated
Cumulative
Losses
Paid
(%)
79.7790
94.9417

Estimated
Losses Paid
Each Year
(%)

Unpaid
Losses at
Year End
(%)

Discounted
Unpaid
Losses at
Year End
(%)

79.7790
15.1627

20.2210
5.0583

19.4754
4.8444

Discount
Factors
(%)
96.3125
95.7713

Taxpayers that do not use the composite method of Notice 88-100 should use the
following factor to discount unpaid losses incurred in this line of business in the
2005 accident year and that are outstanding at the end of the tax year shown.
2007 and later years

2.5292

2.5292

2.4748

97.8513

Taxpayers that use the composite method of Notice 88-100 should use 97.8513
percent to discount unpaid losses incurred in this line of business in 2005 and prior
years and that are outstanding at the end of the 2007 taxable year.

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Multiple Peril Lines
(Homeowners/Farmowners, Commercial Multiple Peril, and Special Liability
(Ocean Marine, Aircraft (All Perils), Boiler and Machinery))

Tax Year

2005
2006
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014

Estimated
Cumulative
Losses
Paid
(%)
59.7445
81.0347
87.3325
91.0659
95.1781
95.7605
97.0539
97.6441
98.7037
98.6217

Estimated
Losses Paid
Each Year
(%)

Unpaid
Losses at
Year End
(%)

Discounted
Unpaid
Losses at
Year End
(%)

59.7445
21.2902
6.2978
3.7334
4.1122
0.5824
1.2933
0.5903
1.0596
-0.0821

40.2555
18.9653
12.6675
8.9341
4.8219
4.2395
2.9461
2.3559
1.2963
1.3783

37.1445
17.0360
11.3563
8.0452
4.1999
3.7911
2.6377
2.1516
1.1643
1.2999

Discount
Factors
(%)
92.2719
89.8274
89.6494
90.0503
87.1002
89.4249
89.5320
91.3303
89.8184
94.3059

Taxpayers that do not use the composite method of Notice 88-100 should use the
following factors to discount unpaid losses incurred in this line of business in the
2005 accident year and that are outstanding at the end of the tax year shown.
2015
2016 and later years

0.5226
0.5226

0.8558
0.3332

0.8235
0.3260

96.2318
97.8513

Taxpayers that use the composite method of Notice 88-100 should use 96.6358
percent to discount unpaid losses incurred in this line of business in 2005 and prior
years and that are outstanding at the end of the 2015 taxable year.

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Other (Including Credit)

Tax Year

2005
2006

Estimated
Cumulative
Losses
Paid
(%)
69.1729
91.2168

Estimated
Losses Paid
Each Year
(%)

Unpaid
Losses at
Year End
(%)

Discounted
Unpaid
Losses at
Year End
(%)

69.1729
22.0439

30.8271
8.7832

29.6244
8.4118

Discount
Factors
(%)
96.0986
95.7713

Taxpayers that do not use the composite method of Notice 88-100 should use the
following factor to discount unpaid losses incurred in this line of business in the
2005 accident year and that are outstanding at the end of the tax year shown.
2007 and later years

4.3916

4.3916

4.2973

97.8513

Taxpayers that use the composite method of Notice 88-100 should use 97.8513
percent to discount unpaid losses incurred in this line of business in 2005 and prior
years and that are outstanding at the end of the 2007 taxable year.

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Other Liability -- Claims-Made

Tax Year

2005
2006
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014

Estimated
Cumulative
Losses
Paid
(%)
14.9618
36.2113
54.2876
64.2163
73.2732
80.5748
87.6200
89.9155
93.3946
94.6170

Estimated
Losses Paid
Each Year
(%)

Unpaid
Losses at
Year End
(%)

Discounted
Unpaid
Losses at
Year End
(%)

14.9618
21.2494
18.0763
9.9288
9.0569
7.3016
7.0452
2.2955
3.4791
1.2223

85.0382
63.7887
45.7124
35.7837
26.7268
19.4252
12.3800
10.0845
6.6054
5.3830

74.3656
55.9513
39.9623
31.5899
23.7367
17.3286
10.8982
9.0361
5.8818
4.8938

Discount
Factors
(%)
87.4496
87.7135
87.4211
88.2801
88.8123
89.2072
88.0304
89.6042
89.0459
90.9113

Taxpayers that do not use the composite method of Notice 88-100 should use the
following factors to discount unpaid losses incurred in this line of business in the
2005 accident year and that are outstanding at the end of the tax year shown.
2015
2016
2017
2018 and later years

1.2223
1.2223
1.2223
1.2223

4.1607
2.9383
1.7160
0.4936

3.8619
2.7841
1.6586
0.4830

92.8183
94.7528
96.6546
97.8513

Taxpayers that use the composite method of Notice 88-100 should use 94.1292
percent to discount unpaid losses incurred in this line of business in 2005 and prior
years and that are outstanding at the end of the 2015 taxable year.

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Other Liability -- Occurrence

Tax Year

2005
2006
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014

Estimated
Cumulative
Losses
Paid
(%)
19.1133
36.4434
52.1648
63.2383
72.0780
75.9021
82.9305
85.1441
89.3006
89.9898

Estimated
Losses Paid
Each Year
(%)

Unpaid
Losses at
Year End
(%)

Discounted
Unpaid
Losses at
Year End
(%)

19.1133
17.3301
15.7215
11.0734
8.8397
3.8241
7.0284
2.2136
4.1565
0.6892

80.8867
63.5566
47.8352
36.7617
27.9220
24.0979
17.0695
14.8559
10.6994
10.0102

68.6311
53.9677
40.2972
30.7698
23.1021
20.2198
13.9348
12.2913
8.5893
8.2663

Discount
Factors
(%)
84.8484
84.9128
84.2417
83.7006
82.7380
83.9068
81.6357
82.7368
80.2780
82.5786

Taxpayers that do not use the composite method of Notice 88-100 should use the
following factors to discount unpaid losses incurred in this line of business in the
2005 accident year and that are outstanding at the end of the tax year shown.
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019 and later years

0.6892
0.6892
0.6892
0.6892
0.6892

9.3210
8.6318
7.9426
7.2533
6.5641

7.9290
7.5767
7.2087
6.8244
6.4231

85.0657
87.7764
90.7606
94.0867
97.8513

Taxpayers that use the composite method of Notice 88-100 should use 88.8152
percent to discount unpaid losses incurred in this line of business in 2005 and prior
years and that are outstanding at the end of the 2015 taxable year.

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Private Passenger Auto Liability/Medical

Tax Year

2005
2006
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014

Estimated
Cumulative
Losses
Paid
(%)
43.1926
72.2008
84.5632
91.9316
95.8729
97.7804
98.7957
99.2491
99.5195
99.6353

Estimated
Losses Paid
Each Year
(%)

Unpaid
Losses at
Year End
(%)

Discounted
Unpaid
Losses at
Year End
(%)

43.1926
29.0082
12.3625
7.3684
3.9413
1.9075
1.0153
0.4535
0.2703
0.1159

56.8074
27.7992
15.4368
8.0684
4.1271
2.2196
1.2043
0.7509
0.4805
0.3647

53.1786
25.8946
14.4104
7.5200
3.8261
2.0465
1.0999
0.6853
0.4394
0.3405

Discount
Factors
(%)
93.6121
93.1486
93.3510
93.2034
92.7060
92.2040
91.3257
91.2646
91.4469
93.3821

Taxpayers that do not use the composite method of Notice 88-100 should use the
following factors to discount unpaid losses incurred in this line of business in the
2005 accident year and that are outstanding at the end of the tax year shown.
2015
2016
2017 and later years

0.1159
0.1159
0.1159

0.2488
0.1330
0.0171

0.2373
0.1294
0.0167

95.3548
97.3165
97.8513

Taxpayers that use the composite method of Notice 88-100 should use 96.0257
percent to discount unpaid losses incurred in this line of business in 2005 and prior
years and that are outstanding at the end of the 2015 taxable year.

17
Products Liability -- Claims-Made

Tax Year

2005
2006
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014

Estimated
Cumulative
Losses
Paid
(%)
6.5804
26.7183
43.1834
43.9209
54.3806
78.3630
82.8643
68.2184
79.1582
89.6963

Estimated
Losses Paid
Each Year
(%)

Unpaid
Losses at
Year End
(%)

Discounted
Unpaid
Losses at
Year End
(%)

6.5804
20.1379
16.4652
0.7375
10.4597
23.9824
4.5013
-14.6459
10.9399
10.5381

93.4196
73.2817
56.8166
56.0791
45.6194
21.6370
17.1357
31.7816
20.8418
10.3037

79.0050
61.9327
47.8558
49.2269
40.7232
18.0223
14.2223
29.8213
19.9653
10.0823

Discount
Factors
(%)
84.5700
84.5131
84.2286
87.7812
89.2673
83.2938
82.9982
93.8320
95.7947
97.8513

Taxpayers that do not use the composite method of Notice 88-100 should use the
following factor to discount unpaid losses incurred in this line of business in the
2005 accident year and that are outstanding at the end of the tax year shown.
2015 and later years

97.8513

Taxpayers that use the composite method of Notice 88-100 should use 97.1286
percent to discount unpaid losses incurred in this line of business in 2005 and prior
years and that are outstanding at the end of the 2015 taxable year.

18
Products Liability – Occurrence

Tax Year

2005
2006
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014

Estimated
Cumulative
Losses
Paid
(%)
9.4198
20.5845
36.7807
55.5974
66.6238
77.2636
79.1888
83.6816
85.5507
85.7291

Estimated
Losses Paid
Each Year
(%)

Unpaid
Losses at
Year End
(%)

Discounted
Unpaid
Losses at
Year End
(%)

9.4198
11.1647
16.1962
18.8167
11.0263
10.6399
1.9251
4.4928
1.8691
0.1784

90.5802
79.4155
63.2193
44.4026
33.3762
22.7364
20.8112
16.3184
14.4493
14.2709

75.2456
67.1766
53.6074
36.7576
27.1212
17.4519
16.2593
12.3898
11.0297
11.3371

Discount
Factors
(%)
83.0707
84.5888
84.7959
82.7827
81.2591
76.7576
78.1278
75.9253
76.3341
79.4424

Taxpayers that do not use the composite method of Notice 88-100 should use the
following factors to discount unpaid losses incurred in this line of business in the
2005 accident year and that are outstanding at the end of the tax year shown.
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019 and later years

0.1784
0.1784
0.1784
0.1784
0.1784

14.0925
13.9141
13.7357
13.5573
13.3789

11.6582
11.9935
12.3437
12.7094
13.0914

82.7263
86.1968
89.8658
93.7461
97.8513

Taxpayers that use the composite method of Notice 88-100 should use 86.9679
percent to discount unpaid losses incurred in this line of business in 2005 and prior
years and that are outstanding at the end of the 2015 taxable year.

19
Reinsurance A (Nonproportional Assumed Property)

Tax Year

2005
2006
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014

Estimated
Cumulative
Losses
Paid
(%)
25.0571
52.0402
82.4709
85.6387
92.7228
91.8604
96.5016
96.1872
97.6206
97.8419

Estimated
Losses Paid
Each Year
(%)

Unpaid
Losses at
Year End
(%)

Discounted
Unpaid
Losses at
Year End
(%)

25.0571
26.9831
30.4307
3.1678
7.0840
-0.8624
4.6412
-0.3143
1.4333
0.2214

74.9429
47.9598
17.5291
14.3613
7.2772
8.1396
3.4984
3.8128
2.3794
2.1581

68.9700
44.4567
15.3316
12.7749
6.1025
7.2548
2.8338
3.2809
1.9617
1.8226

Discount
Factors
(%)
92.0300
92.6956
87.4636
88.9539
83.8577
89.1294
81.0020
86.0493
82.4450
84.4552

Taxpayers that do not use the composite method of Notice 88-100 should use the
following factors to discount unpaid losses incurred in this line of business in the
2005 accident year and that are outstanding at the end of the tax year shown.
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019 and later years

0.2214
0.2214
0.2214
0.2214
0.2214

1.9367
1.7154
1.4940
1.2727
1.0513

1.6773
1.5256
1.3671
1.2016
1.0287

86.6060
88.9357
91.5049
94.4149
97.8513

Taxpayers that use the composite method of Notice 88-100 should use 89.0524
percent to discount unpaid losses incurred in this line of business in 2005 and prior
years and that are outstanding at the end of the 2015 taxable year.

20
Reinsurance B (Nonproportional Assumed Liability)

Tax Year

2005
2006
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014

Estimated
Cumulative
Losses
Paid
(%)
8.9223
27.3618
44.5758
53.8781
60.8896
69.7327
76.6292
79.4030
83.8936
80.1707

Estimated
Losses Paid
Each Year
(%)

Unpaid
Losses at
Year End
(%)

Discounted
Unpaid
Losses at
Year End
(%)

8.9223
18.4395
17.2140
9.3023
7.0115
8.8430
6.8965
2.7738
4.4906
-3.7229

91.0777
72.6382
55.4242
46.1219
39.1104
30.2673
23.3708
20.5970
16.1064
19.8293

75.0085
59.4945
44.5440
37.0152
31.4932
23.8542
17.8654
15.8239
11.9373
16.2719

Discount
Factors
(%)
82.3566
81.9052
80.3692
80.2551
80.5238
78.8118
76.4433
76.8263
74.1151
82.0601

Taxpayers that do not use the composite method of Notice 88-100 should use the
following factors to discount unpaid losses incurred in this line of business in the
2005 accident year and that are outstanding at the end of the tax year shown.
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019 and later years

1.1805
1.1805
1.1805
1.1805
1.1805

18.6487
17.4682
16.2877
15.1072
13.9266

15.7879
15.2825
14.7546
14.2032
13.6274

84.6595
87.4873
90.5872
94.0165
97.8513

Taxpayers that use the composite method of Notice 88-100 should use 87.9189
percent to discount unpaid losses incurred in this line of business in 2005 and prior
years and that are outstanding at the end of the 2015 taxable year.

21
Reinsurance C (Nonproportional Assumed Financial Lines)

Tax Year

2005
2006
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014

Estimated
Cumulative
Losses
Paid
(%)
17.1195
46.6590
67.7135
78.1379
89.7346
92.1268
89.7323
90.0460
94.8867
86.7041

Estimated
Losses Paid
Each Year
(%)

Unpaid
Losses at
Year End
(%)

Discounted
Unpaid
Losses at
Year End
(%)

17.1195
29.5395
21.0545
10.4244
11.5967
2.3921
-2.3945
0.3137
4.8407
-8.1827

82.8805
53.3410
32.2865
21.8621
10.2654
7.8732
10.2677
9.9540
5.1133
13.2959

73.7197
46.8047
27.3660
17.9277
6.8723
4.7328
7.3900
7.3975
2.7790
11.2647

Discount
Factors
(%)
88.9470
87.7462
84.7599
82.0037
66.9470
60.1128
71.9733
74.3171
54.3481
84.7228

Taxpayers that do not use the composite method of Notice 88-100 should use the
following factors to discount unpaid losses incurred in this line of business in the
2005 accident year and that are outstanding at the end of the tax year shown.
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019 and later years

1.4277
1.4277
1.4277
1.4277
1.4277

11.8683
10.4406
9.0129
7.5852
6.1575

10.3058
9.3044
8.2584
7.1661
6.0252

86.8351
89.1173
91.6292
94.4744
97.8513

Taxpayers that use the composite method of Notice 88-100 should use 89.1998
percent to discount unpaid losses incurred in this line of business in 2005 and prior
years and that are outstanding at the end of the 2015 taxable year.

22
Special Property
(Fire, Allied Lines, Inland Marine, Earthquake, Glass, Burglary and Theft)

Tax Year

2005
2006

Estimated
Cumulative
Losses
Paid
(%)
62.9320
88.4950

Estimated
Losses Paid
Each Year
(%)

Unpaid
Losses at
Year End
(%)

Discounted
Unpaid
Losses at
Year End
(%)

62.9320
25.5631

37.0680
11.5050

35.5638
11.0185

Discount
Factors
(%)
95.9420
95.7713

Taxpayers that do not use the composite method of Notice 88-100 should use the
following factor to discount unpaid losses incurred in this line of business in the
2005 accident year and that are outstanding at the end of the tax year shown.
2007 and later years

5.7525

5.7525

5.6289

97.8513

Taxpayers that use the composite method of Notice 88-100 should use 97.8513
percent to discount unpaid losses incurred in this line of business in 2005 and prior
years and that are outstanding at the end of the 2007 taxable year.

23
Workers' Compensation

Tax Year

2005
2006
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014

Estimated
Cumulative
Losses
Paid
(%)
28.2489
57.8739
71.2999
77.7584
81.9301
83.7739
86.5350
88.4367
89.5926
91.6441

Estimated
Losses Paid
Each Year
(%)

Unpaid
Losses at
Year End
(%)

Discounted
Unpaid
Losses at
Year End
(%)

28.2489
29.6249
13.4260
6.4585
4.1717
1.8437
2.7611
1.9017
1.1559
2.0515

71.7511
42.1261
28.7001
22.2416
18.0699
16.2261
13.4650
11.5633
10.4074
8.3559

63.4995
36.0435
23.9229
18.3848
14.9378
13.7168
11.5040
10.0714
9.3372
7.6553

Discount
Factors
(%)
88.4998
85.5608
83.3549
82.6595
82.6666
84.5350
85.4365
87.0975
89.7172
91.6150

Taxpayers that do not use the composite method of Notice 88-100 should use the
following factors to discount unpaid losses incurred in this line of business in the
2005 accident year and that are outstanding at the end of the tax year shown.
2015
2016
2017
2018 and later years

2.0515
2.0515
2.0515
2.0515

6.3045
4.2530
2.2016
0.1501

5.8987
4.0641
2.1480
0.1469

93.5633
95.5573
97.5677
97.8513

Taxpayers that use the composite method of Notice 88-100 should use 95.7822
percent to discount unpaid losses incurred in this line of business in 2005 and prior
years and that are outstanding at the end of the 2015 taxable year.
DRAFTING INFORMATION
The principal author of this revenue procedure is Katherine A. Hossofsky of the Office of
Associate Chief Counsel (Financial Institutions & Products). For further information regarding
this revenue procedure, contact Ms. Hossofsky at (202) 622-8435 (not a toll-free call).