SEC. 71-5-363. Interest on past due contributions.
Contributions unpaid on the date on which they are due and payable shall bear interest at the rate of one percent (1%) per month from and after such date until payment plus accrued interest is received by the commission, provided that the commission may prescribe fair and reasonable general rules pursuant to which such interest shall not accrue during the first calendar year that any employer is subject to this chapter. Interest collected pursuant to this section shall be paid into the special employment security administration fund established by section 71-5-114.
SOURCES: Codes, 1942, Sec. 7423; Laws, 1940, ch. 295, Sec. 12; 1948, ch. 412, Sec. 9a; 1958, ch. 533, Sec. 7a; 1968, ch. 561, Sec. 3a; 1982, ch. 383, Sec. 2, eff from and after July 1, 1982.