Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

Income Tax Benefit (Expense)

Income Tax Benefit (Expense)
3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2015
Income Tax Disclosure [Abstract]  
Income Tax Benefit (Expense)
6. Income Tax Benefit (Expense)


NCLH is treated as a corporation for U.S. federal income tax purposes. In 2015, we had an income tax expense of $0.7 million compared to an income tax benefit of $9.4 million for 2014. The benefit for 2014 includes a $6.7 million non-recurring benefit associated with the election of a tax method to calculate deductible interest expense.