Altria anticipates that its 2013 full-year effective tax rate on operations will be approximately 35.7%. A reconciliation between the reported effective tax rate and the effective tax rate on operations for the third quarter and first nine months of 2013 is shown in the table below.
|Table 3 - Altria’s 2013 Tax Rates|
|Third Quarter||Nine Months Ended September 30|
|Reported effective tax rate 1||34.1%||35.0%|
|Tax benefit from Mondelēz tax matters 2||0.7||0.3|
|Other tax benefits primarily due to the reversal of tax accruals no longer required||1.2||0.4|
|Effective tax rate on operations||36.0%||35.7%|