Statutory Maximum Rates Under the Equal Access to Justice Act

Pursuant to the Equal Access to Justice Act ("EAJA"), 28 U.S.C. § 2412 (d)(2)(A), Thangaraja v. Gonzales, 428 F.3d 870, 876-77 (9th Cir. 2005), and Ninth Circuit Rule 39-1.6, the applicable statutory maximum hourly rates under EAJA, adjusted for increases in the cost of living, are as follows:

For work performed in:

First Half 2014: $189.78

2013:  $187.02

2012:  $184.32

2011:  $180.59

2010:  $175.06

2009:  $172.24

2008:  $172.85

2007:  $166.46

2006:  $161.85

2005:  $156.79

2004:  $151.65

2003:  $147.72

2002:  $144.43

2001:  $142.18