Judicial Interest Rates


Year Rate
January 1, 2017 to December 31, 2017 4.25 %
January 1, 2016 to December 31, 2016 4.00 %
January 1, 2015 to December 31, 2015 4.00 %
January 1, 2014 to December 31, 2014 4.00%
January 1, 2013 to December 31, 2013 4.00 %
January 1, 2012 to December 31, 2012 4.00 %
January 1, 2011 to December 31, 2011 4.00 %
January 1, 2010 to December 31, 2010 3.75 %
January 1, 2009 to December 31, 2009 5.50 %
January 1, 2008 to December 31, 2008 8.50 %
January 1, 2007 to December 31, 2007 9.50 %
January 1, 2006 to December 31, 2006 8.00 %
January 1, 2005 to December 31, 2005 6.00 %
January 1, 2004 to December 31, 2004 5.25 %
January 1, 2003 to December 31, 2003 4.50 %
January 1, 2002 to December 31, 2002 5.75 %
January 1, 2001 to December 31, 2001 8.241 %
January 1, 2000 to December 31, 2000 7.285 %
January 1, 1999 to December 31, 1999 6.73 %
January 1, 1998 to December 31, 1998 7.60 %
August 1, 1997 to December 31, 1997 7.90 %
January 1, 1997 to July 31, 1997 9.25 %
January 1, 1996 to December 31, 1996 9.75 %
January 1, 1995 to December 31, 1995 8.75 %
January 1, 1994 to December 31, 1994 7.00 %
January 1, 1993 to December 31, 1993 7.00 %
January 1, 1992 to December 31, 1992 9.00 %
January 1, 1991 to December 31, 1991 11.00 %
January 1, 1990 to December 31, 1990 11.50 %
January 1, 1989 to December 31, 1989 11.50 %
January 1, 1988 to December 31, 1988 9.75 %
September 11, 1981 to December 31, 1987 12.00 %
September 12, 1980 to September 10, 1981 10.00 %
Prior to September 12, 1980 7.00 %

La. R.S. 13:4202(B), as enacted by Acts 2001, No. 841, charges the Commissioner of Financial Institutions with the responsibility of determining the judicial interest rate as of October 1 of each year in accordance with the formula set out in that statute.

The above calculations of the Judicial Interest Rates are required to be published in the December issues of the Louisiana Register, the December issues of The Louisiana Bar Journal, and seven daily newspapers in Louisiana.

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