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F ederal R eserv e Bank of Dallas F I S C A L A G E N T O F T H E U N IT E D S T A T E S DALLAS, TEX AS 7 5 2 2 2 Circular No. 70-109 M ay 6, 1970 NEW OFFERING — TREASURY BILLS lo All Banking Institutions a n d Others Concerned in the Eleventh Federal Reserve District: Your attention is invited to the fo llo w in g state m e n t giving details of t w o issues of Treasury bills: T h e T reasury D epartm ent, by this public notice, invites tenders for two series of T reasury bills to the aggregate am ount of $3,100,000,000, or thereabouts, for cash and in exchange for T reasury bills m aturing M ay 14, 1970, in the am ount of $2,993,940,000, as follows: 91-DAY B IL L S (to m aturity d ate) to be issued M ay 14, 1970, in the am ount of $1,800,000,000, or thereabouts, representing an additional am ount of bills dated February 13, 1970, and to m ature August 13, 1970, originally issued in the am ount of $1,200,664,000, the additional and original bills to be freely interchangeable. 182-DAY B IL L S for $1,300,000,000, or thereabouts, to be dated M ay 14, 1970, and to m ature Novem ber 12, 1970. T h e bills of both series will be issued on a discount basis under com petitive and noncom petitive bidding as hereinafter provided, and a t m aturity their face am ount will be payable without interest. T hey will be issued in bearer form only, an d in denom inations of $10,000, $50,000, $100,000, $500,000 and $1,000,000 (m atu rity value). T enders will be received a t Federal Reserve Banks and Branches up to the closing hour, one-thirty p.m., E astern D aylight Saving Tim e, Monday, M ay 11, 1970. T enders will not be received a t the T reasury D epartm ent, Washington. Each tender m ust be for an even m ultiple of $10,000, and in the case of com petitive tenders th e price offered m ust be expressed on th e basis of 100, with not more than three decimals, e.g., 99.925. Fractions m ay not be used. It is urged th a t tenders be made on the printed forms and forwarded in the special envelopes which will be supplied by F ederal Reserve Banks or Branches on application therefor. B anking institutions generally m ay subm it tenders for account of customers provided the nam es of th e customers are set forth in such tenders. O thers than banking institutions will not be perm itted to subm it tenders except for th eir own account. T enders will be received w ithout deposit from incorporated banks and tru st com panies and from responsible and recognized dealers in investm ent securities. Tenders from others m ust be accompanied by paym ent of 2 percent of the face am ount of T reasury bills applied for, unless the tenders are accom panied by an express guaranty of paym ent by an incorporated bank or tru st company. Im m ediately after the closing hour, tenders will be opened a t the F ederal Reserve Banks and Branches, following which public announcem ent will be made by the T reasury D epartm ent of the am ount and price range of accepted bids. Only those subm itting com petitive tenders will be advised of the acceptance or rejection thereof. T h e Secretary of the T reasury expressly reserves the right to accept or reject any or all tenders, in whole or in part, and his action in any such respect shall be final. Sub je ct to these reservations, noncom petitive tenders for each issue for $200,000 or less w ithout stated price from any one bidder will be accepted in full a t the average price (in three decimals) of accepted com petitive bids for the respective issues. S ettlem ent for accepted tenders in accordance with the bids m ust be m ade or com pleted a t th e Federal Reserve B ank on M ay 14, 1970, in cash or other im m ediately available funds or in a like face am ount of T reasury bills m aturing M ay 14, 1970. Cash and exchange tenders will receive equal treatm ent. Cash adjustm ents will be made for differences between the par value of m atur ing bills accepted in exchange and the issue price of the new bills. T he income derived from Treasury bills, w hether interest or gain from the sale or other disposition of the bills, does not have any exemption, as such, and loss from the sale or other disposition of T reasury bills does not have any special treatm ent, as such, under the Internal Revenue Code of 1954. T he bills are subject to estate, inheritance, gift or other excise taxes, w hether F ederal or State, b u t are exem pt from all taxation now or hereafter imposed on the principal or interest thereof by any State, or any of the possessions of the U nited States, or by any local taxing authority. F or purposes of taxation the am ount of discount a t which Treasury bills are originally sold by the U nited States is considered to be interest. U nder Sections 454 (b ) and 1221 (5 ) of the Internal R evenue Code of 1954 the am ount of discount a t which bills issued hereunder are sold is not con sidered to accrue until such bills are sold, redeem ed or otherwise disposed of, and such bills are excluded from consideration as capital assets. Accordingly, the owner of T reasury bills (other than life insurance com panies) issued hereunder need include in his income tax return only th e difference between the price paid for such bills, w hether on original issue or on subsequent purchase, and the am ount actually received either upon sale or redem ption a t m aturity during th e taxable year for which the retu rn is m ade, as ordinary gain or loss. T reasury D epartm ent Circular No. 418 (current revision) and this notice, prescribe the term s of the T reasury bills and govern th e conditions of th eir issue. Copies of the circular m ay be obtained from any Federal Reserve B ank or Branch. In a cc o rd ance with the a b o v e an n o u n c em en t, ten ders will b e received at this b a nk a n d its branches at El Paso, ouston a n d San Antonio up to twelve-thirty p.m., Central Daylight Saving Time, M o n d ay , M ay 11, 1970. Tenders m ay ot be en tered by t e le p h o n e . Yours very truly, P. E. Coldwell ____________ President LAST PREVIOUS OFFERING OF TREASURY BILLS Amount, Range and A pproxim ate Yield of A ccepted Tenders 91-Day Bills 182-Day Bills D ue August 6, 1970 D ue Novem ber 5, 1970 $2,868,790,000 T otal Applied F o r_______________________________ $2,845,412,000 $1,800,050,000________________________________ T otal A ccepted________________________________ $1,300,412,000 P rice Y ield Price Yield 98.243 6.951% _________________________ .H igh_____________________ 96.294__________ 7.331% 98.168 7.247% _________________________ l o w _____________________ 9 6 .1 88 ____________7.540% 98.184 7.184% ( 1 ) ____________________ A v erag e____________________ 96.212___________ 7.493% (1 ) ( 1 ) T hese ra te s are on a b a n k discount basis. T h e equivalen t coupon issue yields are 7 .4 2 % for th e 91-day bills, and 7 .9 0 % for th e 182-day bills. (S ee reverse for tender form ) This publication was digitized and made available by the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas' Historical Library (FedHistory@dal.frb.org) TENDER FOR ADDITION TO TREASURY BILLS 91 DAYS TO MATURITY Dated February 13,1970 Maturing August 13,1970 To: Federal Reserve Bank, Station K, Dallas, Texas 75222 or— The_____________________________ Branch E l Paso 79999 H ouston 77001 San Antonio 78206 (D ate) P u rsu a n t to the provisions of T reasury D epartm ent Circular No. 418 (current revision) and th e provisions of the public announcem ent issued by the T reasu ry D epartm ent, the undersigned offers to purchase T reasury bills in the am ount shown below, and agrees to pay fo r the am ount allotted, on or before the issue date, by the method and a t the ra te indicated. JNOT TO EXCEED $200,000 NONCOMPETITIVE TENDER $_ Noncompetitive tenders for $200,000 or less from any one bidder, w ithout stated price, will be accepted in full a t the average price (in three decimals) of accepted competitive bids. ( /^s (a) COMPETITIVE TENDERS % ® ? @ Prices should be ex pressed on the basis of 100, w ith not m ore th an th r e e d ec im a l p la c e s, e. g., 99.925. F ractions m ust not be used. $ J S T TEN D ERS MAY NOT BE ACCEPTED BY TELEPH O N E. TEN D ERS BY W IRE, IF RECEIV ED BEFO RE T H E CLOSING HOUR, A RE ACCEPTABLE. Denominations D esired Number of Pieces P aym ent fo r this issue of bills cannot be m ade by credit to T reasury T ax and Loan Account. METHOD OF PAYM ENT M aturity Value $ 10,000 $_ □ -@ ? 50,000 $_ 100,000 $_ $ -@ $ 500,000 $_ □ □ Charge our reserve account on payment date | | Draft enclosed (Effectual delivery o f eneloMd d raft .<§> $ 1 ,000,000 $_ Delivery Instructions: □ Hold in Custody Account—Member banks for own account only □ Pledge to secure Treasury Tax and Loan Account □ Ship to________________________ By maturing bills held by.----------------------------------------Payment to be made by------------------- shall be on latest day which w ill permit presentm ent in order to obtain irrevocably collected funds on paym ent date) (Subscriber’s fu ll nam e or corporate title) (Address) By- (Authorized official signature and title) (For the account of, if tender is for another subscriber) (Address) IMPORTANT 1. No tender fo r less th an $10,000 will be considered and each tender m ust be fo r an am ount in m ultiples of $10,000 (m atu rity value). 2. Tenders should be forw arded in an envelope clearly addressed to th is bank or appropriate branch as F iscal A gent of th e U nited States, w ith notation on the envelope reading “ T E N D E R FO R T R E A SU R Y O F F E R IN G ”. Since envelopes received w ith th is legend will not be opened u ntil a fte r the closing tim e specified in the public announcem ent, communi cations relatin g to other m a tte rs should not be enclosed. Envelopes for subm itting tenders m ay be obtained from th is bank or appropriate branch. 3. Any qualified or conditional tend er will be rejected. 4. If a corporation m akes the tender, the form should be signed by an officer of th e corporation authorized to m ake th e tender and the signing of the form by an officer of th e corporation will be construed as a rep resentation by him th a t he has been so authorized. If th e tender is m ade by a partn ership it should be signed by a m em ber of the firm, who should sign in the form “___________________________ , a copartnership, by--------------------------------------------------------------a m em ber of the firm”. 5. Tenders from those other th a n incorporated banks and tr u s t companies or responsible and recognized dealers in invest m ent securities will be disregarded, unless accompanied by a deposit of 2 percent of th e to tal am ount (m atu rity value of the T reasury bills applied for, or unless th e tenders are accompanied by an express g u ara n ty of full paym ent by an incorporated bank or tr u s t company. 6. If the language of this form is changed in any respect, which, in the opinion of the S ecretary of the T reasury is m aterial, the tender m ay be disregarded. (See reverse for announcement)