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FEDERAL RESERVE BANK OF NEW YORK Fiscal Agent of the United States fCircular No. 25611 I December 18, 1942 J Public Notice of Offering of $600,000,000, or thereabouts, of 9 1 - D a y Treasury Bills Dated December 23, 1942 Maturing March 24, 1943 To all Incorporated. Banks and Trust Companies in the Second Federal Reserve District and Others Concerned: Following is the text of a notice today made public by the Treasury Department with respect to a new offering of Treasury bills payable at maturity without interest to be sold on a discount basis to the highest bidders. TREASURY D E P A R T M E N T Washington FOR RELEASE, M O R N I N G NEWSPAPERS, Friday, December 18, 1942. The Secretary of the Treasury, by this public notice, invites tenders for $600,000,000, or thereabouts, of 91-day Treasury bills, to be issued on a discount basis under competitive bidding. The bills of this series will be dated December 23, 1942, and will mature March 24, 1943, when the face amount will be payable without interest. They will be issued in bearer form only, and in denominations of $1,000, $5,000, $10,000, $100,000, $500,000, and $1,000,000 (maturity value). Tenders will be received at Federal Reserve Banks and Branches up to the closing hour, two o'clock p. m., Eastern war time, Monday, December 21, 1942. Tenders will not be received at the Treasury Department, Washington. Each tender must be for an even multiple of $1,000, and the price offered must be expressed on the basis of 100, with not more than three decimals, e. g., 99.925. Fractions may not be used. It is urged that tenders be made on the printed forms and forwarded in the special envelopes which will be supplied by Federal Reserve Banks or Branches on application therefor. Tenders will be received without deposit from incorporated banks and trust companies and from responsible and recognized dealers in investment securities. Tenders from others must be accompanied by payment of 2 percent of the face amount of Treasury bills applied for, unless the tenders are accompanied by an express guaranty of payment by an incorporated bank or trust company. Immediately after the closing hour, tenders will be opened at the Federal Reserve Banks and Branches, following which public announcement will be made by the Secretary of the Treasury of the amount and price range of accepted bids. Those submitting tenders will be advised of the acceptance or rejection thereof. The Secretary of the Treasury 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. Payment of accepted tenders at the prices offered must be made or completed at the Federal Reserve Bank in cash or other immediately available funds on December 23, 1942. The income derived from Treasury bills, whether interest or gain from the sale or other disposition of the bills, shall not have any exemption, as such, and loss from the sale or other disposition of Treasury bills shall not have any special treatment, as such, under Federal tax Acts now or hereafter enacted. The bills shall be subject to estate, inheritance, gift, or other excise taxes, whether Federal or State, but shall be exempt from all taxation now or hereafter imposed on the principal or interest thereof by any State, or any of the possessions of the United States, or by any local taxing authority. For purposes of taxation the amount of discount at which Treasury bills are originally sold by the United States shall be considered to be interest. Under Sections 42 and 117 (a) (1) of the Internal Revenue Code, as amended by Section 115 of the Revenue Act of 1941, the amount of discount a t which bills issued hereunder are sold shall not be considered to accrue until such bills shall be sold, redeemed or otherwise disposed of, and such bills are excluded from consideration as capital assets. Accordingly, the owner of Treasury bills (other than life insurance companies) issued hereunder need include in his income tax return only the difference between the price paid for such bills, whether on original issue or on subsequent purchase, and the amount actually received either upon sale or redemption at maturity during the taxable year for which the return is made, as ordinary gain or loss. Treasury Department Circular No. 418, as amended, and this notice, prescribe the terms of the Treasury bills and govern the conditions of their issue. Copies of the circular may be obtained from any Federal Reserve Bank or Branch. In accordance with the above announcement tenders will be received at the Securities Department of this bank (9th floor, 33 Liberty Street, New York City) or at the Buffalo Branch of this bank (272 Main Street, Buffalo, New York) up to two o'clock p.m., Eastern war time, on Monday, December 21, 1942. It is requested that tenders be submitted on special form printed on reverse side and returned in special envelope enclosed herewith. Attention is invited to the fact that payment for the Treasury bills cannot be made by credit through the War Loan Deposit Account. Payment must be made in cash or other immediately available funds. ALLAN SPROUL, President. 8L No TENDER FOR 91-DAY T R E A S U R Y Dated December 23, 1942. BILLS Maturing March 24, 1943. Dated at To THE F E D E R A L R E S E R V E B A N K OF N E W YORK, 1942 Fiscal Agent of the United States, New York City, N. Y. Pursuant to the provisions of Treasury Department Circular No. 418, as amended, and to the provisions of the public notice on December 18, 1942, as issued by Treasury, the undersigned offers to pay of $ the Secretary of the * for a total amount (Rate per 100) (maturity value) of the Treasury bills therein described, or for any less amount that may be awarded, payment therefor to be made at your bank in cash or other immediately available funds on the date stated in the public notice. The Treasury bills for which tender is hereby made are to be dated December 23, 1942, and are to mature on March 24, 1943. This tender will be inserted in special envelope entitled "Tender for Treasury bills." IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS* 1. No tender for less than $1,000 will be considered, and each tender must be for an even multiple of $1,000 (maturity value). Also, if more than one price is offered, a separate tender must be executed at each price. 2. If the person making the tender is a poration authorized to make the tender, and the construed as a representation by him that he has should be signed by a member of the firm, who should copartnership, by corporation, the tender should be signed by an officer of the corsigning of the tender by an officer of the corporation will be been so authorized. If the tender is made by a partnership, it sign in the form " a a member of the firm." 3. Tenders will be received without deposit from incorporated banks and trust companies and from responsible and recognized dealers in investment securities. Tenders from others must be accompanied by payment of 2 percent of the face amount of Treasury bills applied for, unless the tenders are accompanied by an express guaranty of payment by an incorporated bank or trust company. 4. If the language of this tender is changed in any respect, which, in the opinion of the Secretary Treasury, is material, the tender may be disregarded. of the Payment by credit through War Loan Deposit Account will not be permitted. gjM Fill in all required spaces before signing. Name of Subscriber (Please print) By (Official signature required) Street Address^.. City, Town or Village, and State. * Price must be expressed on the basis of 100, with not more than three decimal places. Fractions may not be used. TENTB-051-a (Tide) FEDERAL RESERVE BANK OF NEW YORK Fiscal Agent of the United States TREASURY DEPARTMENT WASHINGTON FOR RELEASE, MORNING NEWSPAPERS Tuesday, December 22, 1942* PRESS SERVICE The Secretary of the Treasury announced, last evening that the tenders for $600,000,000, or thereabouts, of 91-day Treasury bills to be dated December 23, 194-2, and to mature March 24, 194-3, which were offered on December 18, were opened at the Federal Reserve Banks on December 21. The details of this issue are as follows: Total applied for - $1,220,406,000 Total accepted 600,709,000 Range of accepted bids: High - 99.926 Equivalent rate of discount approx. 0.293pct per annum Low - 99,908 « " " " approx. 0#364pot per annum Average Price • . . 99*908 Plus " " « » approx. 0.363pct per annum (92 percent of the amount bid for at the low price was accepted.) Federal Reserve District Boston New York Philadelphia Cleveland Richmond Atlanta Chicago St. Louis Minneapolis Kansas City Dallas San Francisco Total Total Applied For Total Accepted 32,265,000 789,657,000 35,906,000 35,650,000 $ 21,04-3,000 21,767,000 10,692,000 155,687,000 21,04.2,000 16,862,000 12,268,000 $ 12,4.66,000 319,978,000 20,187,000 20,092,000 5,958,000 105,4-01,000 12,362,000 15,339,000 10,4.64,000 10,990,000 77,6203000 9,485,000 47,884,000 $1,220,4.06,000 $600,709,000 -0O0-