SKYLINE CORP | 2013 | FY | 3

NOTE 14   Retirement and Death Benefit Plans

The Corporation has entered into various arrangements with certain employees or former employees for benefits to be paid in the following manner:



to an employee’s estate in the event of death



to an employee in the event of retirement or disability to be paid over 10 years beginning at the date of retirement or disability



in the event of death, the employee’s beneficiary will receive the balance due the employee

The Corporation also purchased life insurance contracts on the covered employees or former employees. The present value of the principal cost of such arrangements is being accrued over the period from the date of such arrangements to full eligibility using a discount rate of 4.0 percent in fiscal 2013 and 4.5 percent in fiscal 2012. The current and non-current amounts accrued for such arrangements totaled $6,309,000 and $6,316,000 at May 31, 2013 and 2012, respectively. The amount charged to operations under these arrangements was $187,000 and $414,000 for fiscal 2013 and 2012, respectively.