Rewards and Awards for Information Relating to Violations of Internal Revenue Laws; Hearing, 18134 [2011-7670]

Download as PDF 18134 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 63 / Friday, April 1, 2011 / Proposed Rules j. In paragraph (b)(2)(i)(B)(4), by removing the word ‘‘shall’’ and adding in its place the word ‘‘will’’; k. In paragraph (b)(2)(i)(C), by removing the word ‘‘shall’’ and adding in its place the word ‘‘will’’; l. In paragraph (b)(2)(ii), by removing the word ‘‘shall’’ wherever it appears and adding in each place the word ‘‘will’’; and m. In paragraph (c)(1), by removing the words ‘‘CBP Office of Finance, Indianapolis, Indiana’’ and adding in their place the language ‘‘CBP’s Revenue Division, Office of Administration’’. Revenue Service, P.O. Box 7604, Ben Franklin Station, Washington, DC 20044. Submissions may be handdelivered Monday through Friday between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. to CC: PA: LPD: PR (REG–131151–10), Courier’s Desk, Internal Revenue Service, 1111 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC. Alternatively, taxpayers may submit electronic outlines of oral comments via the Federal eRulemaking Portal at http:// www.regulations.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Concerning the proposed regulations, Kirsten N. Witter at (202) 927–0900; concerning submissions of comments, the hearing, and/or to be placed on the building access list to attend the hearing, Richard A. Hurst at Richard.A.Hurst@irscounsel.treas.gov or (202) 622–7180 (not toll-free numbers). Alan Bersin, Commissioner, U.S. Customs and Border Protection. Approved: March 29, 2011, Timothy E. Skud, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Treasury. [FR Doc. 2011–7815 Filed 3–31–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P The subject of the public hearing is the notice of proposed rulemaking (REG– 131151–10) that was published in the Federal Register on Tuesday, January 18, 2011 (76 FR 2852). Persons, who wish to present oral comments at the hearing that submitted written comments, must submit an outline of the topics to be discussed and the amount of time to be devoted to each topic (signed original and eight (8) copies) by Tuesday, April 19, 2011. A period of 10 minutes is allotted to each person for presenting oral comments. After the deadline for receiving outlines has passed, the IRS will prepare an agenda containing the schedule of speakers. Copies of the agenda will be made available, free of charge, at the hearing or in the Freedom of Information Reading Room (FOIA RR) (Room 1621) which is located at the 11th and Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., entrance, 1111 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC. Because of access restrictions, the IRS will not admit visitors beyond the immediate entrance area more than 30 minutes before the hearing starts. For information about having your name placed on the building access list to attend the hearing, see the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section of this document. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service 26 CFR Part 301 [REG–131151–10] RIN 1545–BJ89 Rewards and Awards for Information Relating to Violations of Internal Revenue Laws; Hearing Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice of public hearing on proposed rulemaking. AGENCY: This document provides notice of public hearing on a notice of proposed rulemaking relating to the payment of rewards under section 7623(a) of the Internal Revenue Code and awards under section 7623(b). The guidance is necessary to clarify the definition of proceeds of amounts collected and collected proceeds under section 7623. This regulation provides needed guidance to the general public as well as officers and employees of the IRS who review claims under section 7623. DATES: The public hearing is being held on Wednesday, May 11, 2011, at 10 a.m. The IRS must receive outlines of the topics to be discussed at the hearing by Tuesday, April 19, 2011. ADDRESSES: The public hearing is being held in the auditorium, Internal Revenue Building, 1111 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC. Send submissions to: CC: PA: LPD: PR (REG– 131151–10), room 5203, Internal jlentini on DSKJ8SOYB1PROD with PROPOSALS SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:06 Mar 31, 2011 Jkt 223001 Guy R. Traynor, Acting Chief, Publications and Regulations Branch, Legal Processing Division, Associate Chief Counsel (Procedure and Administration). [FR Doc. 2011–7670 Filed 3–31–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00031 Fmt 4702 Sfmt 4702 PENSION BENEFIT GUARANTY CORPORATION 29 CFR Chapter XL Reducing Regulatory Burden; Review Under E.O. 13563 Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation. ACTION: Request for comments. AGENCY: The Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) is reviewing its regulations in response to the President’s Executive Order 13563 on Improving Regulation and Regulatory Review. The purpose of this review is to make PBGC’s regulatory program both more effective and less burdensome. We are starting by identifying regulations for possible modification, streamlining, or repeal, which will be incorporated into a preliminary regulatory review plan. For now, we are asking the public for ideas and information—to suggest candidate regulations for review, alternative approaches, etc.—to help prepare the preliminary plan. There will be additional opportunities for public comment after the preliminary plan is developed and approved. DATES: PBGC requests that written comments and information on developing the preliminary plan be submitted by April 20, 2011. PBGC will take into consideration comments received after that date to the extent feasible. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Catherine B. Klion, Manager, (klion.catherine@pbgc.gov), or Daniel S. Liebman, Attorney, (liebman.daniel@pbgc.gov), Regulatory and Policy Division, Legislative and Regulatory Department, Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation, 1200 K Street, NW., Washington, DC 20005, 202–326– 4024. (TTY/TDD users may call the Federal relay service toll-free at 1–800– 877–8339 and ask to be connected to 202–326–4024.) ADDRESSES: Comments, identified by ‘‘Regulatory Review’’, may be submitted by any of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the web site instructions for submitting comments. • E-mail: reg.comments@pbgc.gov. • Fax: 202–326–4224. • Mail or Hand Delivery: Legislative and Regulatory Department, Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation, 1200 K Street, NW., Washington, DC 20005– 4026. Comments received, including personal information provided, will be posted to http://www.pbgc.gov. 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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 63 (Friday, April 1, 2011)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Page 18134]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-7670]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Internal Revenue Service

26 CFR Part 301

[REG-131151-10]
RIN 1545-BJ89


Rewards and Awards for Information Relating to Violations of 
Internal Revenue Laws; Hearing

AGENCY: Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury.

ACTION: Notice of public hearing on proposed rulemaking.

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SUMMARY: This document provides notice of public hearing on a notice of 
proposed rulemaking relating to the payment of rewards under section 
7623(a) of the Internal Revenue Code and awards under section 7623(b). 
The guidance is necessary to clarify the definition of proceeds of 
amounts collected and collected proceeds under section 7623. This 
regulation provides needed guidance to the general public as well as 
officers and employees of the IRS who review claims under section 7623.

DATES: The public hearing is being held on Wednesday, May 11, 2011, at 
10 a.m. The IRS must receive outlines of the topics to be discussed at 
the hearing by Tuesday, April 19, 2011.

ADDRESSES: The public hearing is being held in the auditorium, Internal 
Revenue Building, 1111 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC. Send 
submissions to: CC: PA: LPD: PR (REG-131151-10), room 5203, Internal 
Revenue Service, P.O. Box 7604, Ben Franklin Station, Washington, DC 
20044. Submissions may be hand-delivered Monday through Friday between 
the hours of 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. to CC: PA: LPD: PR (REG-131151-10), 
Courier's Desk, Internal Revenue Service, 1111 Constitution Avenue, 
NW., Washington, DC. Alternatively, taxpayers may submit electronic 
outlines of oral comments via the Federal eRulemaking Portal at http://www.regulations.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Concerning the proposed regulations, 
Kirsten N. Witter at (202) 927-0900; concerning submissions of 
comments, the hearing, and/or to be placed on the building access list 
to attend the hearing, Richard A. Hurst at 
Richard.A.Hurst@irscounsel.treas.gov or (202) 622-7180 (not toll-free 
numbers).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The subject of the public hearing is the 
notice of proposed rulemaking (REG-131151-10) that was published in the 
Federal Register on Tuesday, January 18, 2011 (76 FR 2852).
    Persons, who wish to present oral comments at the hearing that 
submitted written comments, must submit an outline of the topics to be 
discussed and the amount of time to be devoted to each topic (signed 
original and eight (8) copies) by Tuesday, April 19, 2011.
    A period of 10 minutes is allotted to each person for presenting 
oral comments. After the deadline for receiving outlines has passed, 
the IRS will prepare an agenda containing the schedule of speakers. 
Copies of the agenda will be made available, free of charge, at the 
hearing or in the Freedom of Information Reading Room (FOIA RR) (Room 
1621) which is located at the 11th and Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., 
entrance, 1111 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC.
    Because of access restrictions, the IRS will not admit visitors 
beyond the immediate entrance area more than 30 minutes before the 
hearing starts. For information about having your name placed on the 
building access list to attend the hearing, see the FOR FURTHER 
INFORMATION CONTACT section of this document.

Guy R. Traynor,
Acting Chief, Publications and Regulations Branch, Legal Processing 
Division, Associate Chief Counsel (Procedure and Administration).
[FR Doc. 2011-7670 Filed 3-31-11; 8:45 am]
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