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The interest rate on judgments is six percent (6%) for the calendar quarter beginning October 1, 2023 (DC Code §28-3302(c)). Pursuant to DC Code §28-3302(b), this rate does not apply to judgments against the District of Columbia or its employees acting within the scope of their employment. In such situations, the judgment interest rate is 4%. The new interest rate is for post-judgments only. The pre-judgment interest rate is 6% in the absence of an expressed contract specifying otherwise, pursuant to DC Code §28-3302 (a). Click here to see previous judgment interest rates.

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