Preparer Tax Identification Number (PTIN) User Fee Update; Hearing, 29878 [2020-10772]

Download as PDF 29878 Proposed Rules Federal Register Vol. 85, No. 97 Tuesday, May 19, 2020 This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains notices to the public of the proposed issuance of rules and regulations. The purpose of these notices is to give interested persons an opportunity to participate in the rule making prior to the adoption of the final rules. DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service 26 CFR Part 300 [REG–117138–17] RIN 1545–BP43 Preparer Tax Identification Number (PTIN) User Fee Update; Hearing Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Proposed rule; notification of hearing. AGENCY: This document provides a notice of public hearing on proposed regulations relating to the imposition of certain user fees on tax return preparers. The proposed regulations reduce the amount of the user fee to apply for or renew a preparer tax identification number (PTIN) and affect individuals who apply for or renew a PTIN. DATES: The public hearing is being held on Tuesday, May 26, 2020, at 10:00 a.m. The IRS must receive speakers’ outlines of the topics to be discussed at the public hearing by Thursday, May 21, 2020. If no outlines are received by May 21, 2020, the public hearing will be cancelled. SUMMARY: The public hearing is being held by teleconference. Individuals who want to testify (by telephone) at the public hearing must send an email to publichearings@irs.gov to receive the telephone number and access code for the hearing. The subject line of the email must contain the regulation number REG–117138–1 and the word TESTIFY. For example, the subject line may say: Request to TESTIFY at Hearing for REG–1171138–17. The email should also include a copy of the speaker’s public comments and outline of topics. The email must be received by 5:00 p.m. Individuals who want to attend (by telephone) the public hearing must also send an email to publichearings@irs.gov to receive the telephone number and access code for the hearing. The subject ADDRESSES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:43 May 18, 2020 Jkt 250001 line of the email must contain the regulation number REG–117138–17 and the word ATTEND. For example, the subject line may say: Request to ATTEND Hearing for REG–117138–17. The email requesting to attend the public hearing must be received by 5:00 p.m. May 21, 2020. The telephonic hearing will be made accessible to people with disabilities. To request special assistance during the telephonic hearing please contact the Publications and Regulations Branch of the Office of Associate Chief Counsel (Procedure and Administration) by sending an email to publichearings@ irs.gov (preferred) or by telephone at (202) 317–5177 (not a toll-free number) at May 21, 2020, prior to the date that the telephonic hearing is scheduled. Any questions regarding speaking at or attending a public hearing may also be emailed to publichearings@irs.gov. Send outline submissions electronically via the Federal eRulemaking Portal at www.regulations.gov (IRS REG–117138– 17). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Concerning the proposed regulations, Office of the Associate Chief Counsel Michael A. Franklin at (202) 317–6844; concerning submissions of comments, the hearing and/access code to attend the hearing by teleconferencing, Regina Johnson at (202) 317–5177 (not toll-free numbers) or publichearings@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The subject of the public hearing is the notice of proposed rulemaking (REG– 117138–17) that was published in the Federal Register on Thursday, April 16, 2020 (85 FR 21126). The rules of 26 CFR 601.601(a)(3) apply to the hearing. Persons who wish to present oral comments telephonically at the hearing that submitted written comments by May 18, 2020 must submit an outline of the topics to be addressed and the amount of time to be devoted to each topic by May 21, 2020. 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, on Regulations.gov, search IRS and REG– 117138–17 by emailing your request to publichearings@irs.gov. Please put PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4702 Sfmt 4702 ‘‘REG–117138–17 Agenda Request’’ in the subject line of the email. Martin V. Franks, Branch Chief, Publications and Regulations Branch, Legal Processing Division, Associate Chief Counsel (Procedure and Administration). [FR Doc. 2020–10772 Filed 5–15–20; 4:15 pm] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY 40 CFR Parts 22, 124, and 257 [EPA–HQ–OLEM–2019–0361; FRL–10009– 86–OLEM] RIN 2050–AH07 Hazardous and Solid Waste Management System: Disposal of Coal Combustion Residuals From Electric Utilities; Federal CCR Permit Program; Extension of Comment Period Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking; extension of comment period. AGENCY: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA or the Agency) is extending the comment period on EPA’s proposal to establish a Federal Coal Combustion Residuals (CCR) permit program. The document announcing this proposal was published on February 20, 2020, and the public comment period was originally scheduled to end on April 20, 2020. In a document published on April 14, 2020, EPA extended the comment period 30 days, through May 20, 2020. In this document, EPA is extending the public comment period an additional 60 days, through July 19, 2020. DATES: The comment period for the proposed rule published on February 20, 2020 (85 FR 9940), which was extended on April 14, 2020 (85 FR 20625), is further extended. Comments must be received on or before July 19, 2020. ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, identified by Docket ID No. EPA–HQ– OLEM–2019–0361; Title: Hazardous and Solid Waste Management System: Disposal of Coal Combustion Residuals from Electric Utilities; Federal CCR Permit Program, at http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the online SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\19MYP1.SGM 19MYP1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 97 (Tuesday, May 19, 2020)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Page 29878]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-10772]


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Proposed Rules
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This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains notices to the public of 
the proposed issuance of rules and regulations. The purpose of these 
notices is to give interested persons an opportunity to participate in 
the rule making prior to the adoption of the final rules.

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Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 97 / Tuesday, May 19, 2020 / Proposed 
Rules

[[Page 29878]]



DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Internal Revenue Service

26 CFR Part 300

[REG-117138-17]
RIN 1545-BP43


Preparer Tax Identification Number (PTIN) User Fee Update; 
Hearing

AGENCY: Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury.

ACTION: Proposed rule; notification of hearing.

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SUMMARY: This document provides a notice of public hearing on proposed 
regulations relating to the imposition of certain user fees on tax 
return preparers. The proposed regulations reduce the amount of the 
user fee to apply for or renew a preparer tax identification number 
(PTIN) and affect individuals who apply for or renew a PTIN.

DATES: The public hearing is being held on Tuesday, May 26, 2020, at 
10:00 a.m. The IRS must receive speakers' outlines of the topics to be 
discussed at the public hearing by Thursday, May 21, 2020. If no 
outlines are received by May 21, 2020, the public hearing will be 
cancelled.

ADDRESSES: The public hearing is being held by teleconference. 
Individuals who want to testify (by telephone) at the public hearing 
must send an email to [email protected] to receive the telephone 
number and access code for the hearing. The subject line of the email 
must contain the regulation number REG-117138-1 and the word TESTIFY. 
For example, the subject line may say: Request to TESTIFY at Hearing 
for REG-1171138-17. The email should also include a copy of the 
speaker's public comments and outline of topics. The email must be 
received by 5:00 p.m.
    Individuals who want to attend (by telephone) the public hearing 
must also send an email to [email protected] to receive the 
telephone number and access code for the hearing. The subject line of 
the email must contain the regulation number REG-117138-17 and the word 
ATTEND. For example, the subject line may say: Request to ATTEND 
Hearing for REG-117138-17. The email requesting to attend the public 
hearing must be received by 5:00 p.m. May 21, 2020.
    The telephonic hearing will be made accessible to people with 
disabilities. To request special assistance during the telephonic 
hearing please contact the Publications and Regulations Branch of the 
Office of Associate Chief Counsel (Procedure and Administration) by 
sending an email to [email protected] (preferred) or by telephone 
at (202) 317-5177 (not a toll-free number) at May 21, 2020, prior to 
the date that the telephonic hearing is scheduled.
    Any questions regarding speaking at or attending a public hearing 
may also be emailed to [email protected].
    Send outline submissions electronically via the Federal eRulemaking 
Portal at www.regulations.gov (IRS REG-117138-17).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Concerning the proposed regulations, 
Office of the Associate Chief Counsel Michael A. Franklin at (202) 317-
6844; concerning submissions of comments, the hearing and/access code 
to attend the hearing by teleconferencing, Regina Johnson at (202) 317-
5177 (not toll-free numbers) or [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The subject of the public hearing is the 
notice of proposed rulemaking (REG-117138-17) that was published in the 
Federal Register on Thursday, April 16, 2020 (85 FR 21126).
    The rules of 26 CFR 601.601(a)(3) apply to the hearing. Persons who 
wish to present oral comments telephonically at the hearing that 
submitted written comments by May 18, 2020 must submit an outline of 
the topics to be addressed and the amount of time to be devoted to each 
topic by May 21, 2020.
    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, on Regulations.gov, search 
IRS and REG-117138-17 by emailing your request to 
[email protected]. Please put ``REG-117138-17 Agenda Request'' in 
the subject line of the email.

Martin V. Franks,
Branch Chief, Publications and Regulations Branch, Legal Processing 
Division, Associate Chief Counsel (Procedure and Administration).
[FR Doc. 2020-10772 Filed 5-15-20; 4:15 pm]
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