Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

Income Taxes

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Income Taxes
9 Months Ended
Jun. 30, 2014
Income Taxes  
Income Taxes

7.              Income Taxes

 

The effective tax rates for the three months ended June 30, 2014 and 2013 were 27.5% and 29.7%.  The effective tax rates for the nine months ended June 30, 2014 and 2013 were 28.6% and 29.1%.  The decrease in the effective tax rates during the three and nine months ended June 30, 2014 was primarily due to current year discrete tax benefits.