Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

Income Taxes

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Income Taxes
6 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2014
Income Taxes  
Income Taxes

7.              Income Taxes

 

The effective tax rates for the three months ended March 31, 2014 and 2013 were 29.1% and 28.6%.  The effective tax rates for the six months ended March 31, 2014 and 2013 were 29.3% and 28.7%.  The year-over-year change in the effective tax rate was largely due to a prior year discrete tax benefit.