Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

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7.  Income Taxes

 

Our effective income tax rate decreased to 33.3% for the second quarter of 2015 from 55.0% for the second quarter of 2014 and to 33.8% for the first six months of 2015 from 46.3% for the first six months of 2014.  Our effective income tax rates in 2014 were significantly impacted by non-deductible transaction costs related to the Jos. A. Bank acquisition.