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Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project
Document Number: 2018-15627
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-07-20
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Internal Revenue Service, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The IRS is soliciting comments on forms used by individual taxpayers: Comment Request focused on Form 1040 and Schedules 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, the discontinuance of 1040A and 1040EZ and revised Form W-4. The remainder of the collection including Schedules A, B, C, C-EZ, D, E, EIC, F, H, J, R, and SE, Form 1040NR, Form 1040NR- EZ, Form 1040X, and all attachments to these forms will be addressed on the next submission of the information collection.
Definitions of Qualified Matching Contributions and Qualified Nonelective Contributions
Document Number: 2018-15495
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-07-20
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains final regulations that amend the definitions of qualified matching contributions (QMACs) and qualified nonelective contributions (QNECs) under regulations regarding certain qualified retirement plans that contain cash or deferred arrangements under section 401(k) or that provide for matching contributions or employee contributions under section 401(m). Under these regulations, an employer contribution to a plan may be a QMAC or QNEC if it satisfies applicable nonforfeitability requirements and distribution limitations at the time it is allocated to a participant's account, but need not meet these requirements or limitations when it is contributed to the plan. These regulations affect participants in, beneficiaries of, employers maintaining, and administrators of tax-qualified plans that contain cash or deferred arrangements or provide for matching contributions or employee contributions.
Funding Opportunities: Capital Magnet Fund; 2018 Funding Round
Document Number: 2018-15473
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-07-20
Agency: Community Development Financial Institutions Fund, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Capital Magnet Fund (CMF) is administered by the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund). Through the CMF, the CDFI Fund provides financial assistance grants to Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) and to qualified Nonprofit Organizations that have the development or management of affordable housing as one of their principal purposes. All awards provided through this Notice of Funds Availability (NOFA) are subject to funding availability.
Notice of OFAC Sanctions Actions
Document Number: 2018-15470
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-07-19
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control
The U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is publishing the names of one or more persons that have been placed on OFAC's Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List based on OFAC's determination that one or more applicable legal criteria were satisfied. All property and interests in property subject to U.S. jurisdiction of these persons are blocked, and U.S. persons are generally prohibited from engaging in transactions with them.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Renewal Without Change of Bank Secrecy Act Suspicious Activity Reporting Non-Bank Requirement for Residential Mortgage Lenders and Originators
Document Number: 2018-15402
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-07-19
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network
FinCEN, a bureau of the U.S. Department of the Treasury (``Treasury''), invites all interested parties to comment on its proposed renewal without change of the Bank Secrecy Act (``BSA'') Suspicious Activity Reporting regulatory requirements for residential mortgage lenders and originators. FinCEN intends to submit this requirement for approval by the Office of Management and Budget (``OMB'') of a three-year renewal of Control Number 1506-0061. This request for comments is made pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act (``PRA'') of 1995.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Renewal; Comment Request; Renewal Without Change of Anti-Money Laundering Programs for Insurance Companies and Non-Bank Residential Mortgage Lenders and Originators
Document Number: 2018-15401
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-07-19
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network
FinCEN invites comment on the renewal of information collections in existing regulations requiring insurance companies and non-bank residential mortgage lenders and originators to develop and implement written anti-money laundering programs reasonably designed to prevent those financial institutions from being used to facilitate money laundering and the financing of terrorist activities. This request for comments is being made pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act (``PRA'') of 1995.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Renewal Without Change of Bank Secrecy Act Regulations Requiring Money Services Businesses To Report Suspicious Activity
Document Number: 2018-15400
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-07-19
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network
FinCEN, a bureau of the U.S. Department of the Treasury (``Treasury''), invites all interested parties to comment on its proposed renewal without change of the Bank Secrecy Act (``BSA'') Suspicious Activity Reporting requirements for money services businesses (``MSBs''). FinCEN intends to submit this requirement for approval by the Office of Management and Budget (``OMB'') of a three- year renewal of Control Number 1506-0015. This request for comments is made pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act (``PRA'') of 1995, Public Law 104-13, 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A).
Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Renewal Without Change of the Registration of Money Services Business, Regulation and FinCEN Form 107
Document Number: 2018-15399
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-07-19
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network
As part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, FinCEN invites comment on a renewal without change to a currently approved information collection contained in 31 CFR 1022.380 and the Registration of Money Services Business report, FinCEN Form 107. The form will be used by currency dealers or exchangers; check cashers; issuers of traveler's checks, money orders or prepaid access; sellers of traveler's checks, money orders or prepaid access; redeemers of traveler's checks, money orders or prepaid access; and money transmitters to register with the Department of the Treasury as required by statute. This request for comments is being made pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13, 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A).
Tax Return Preparer Due Diligence Penalty Under Section 6695(g)
Document Number: 2018-15351
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-07-18
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains proposed regulations that amend portions of previously proposed regulations related to the tax return preparer penalty under section 6695(g) of the Internal Revenue Code (Code). These amendments to the previously proposed regulations are necessary to implement a recent law change that expands the scope of the tax return preparer due diligence penalty under section 6695(g) so that it applies with respect to eligibility to file a return or claim for refund as head of household. The proposed regulations affect tax return preparers.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request (No. 70) for Chemist Certification Program
Document Number: 2018-15287
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-07-18
Agency: Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
As part of our continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, and as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) invites comments on the proposed information collection associated with its chemist certification program.
Departmental Offices; Debt Management Advisory Committee; Meeting
Document Number: 2018-14869
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-07-18
Agency: Department of the Treasury
Filing Requirements for Information Returns Required on Magnetic Media (Electronically); Correction
Document Number: 2018-15164
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-07-17
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains a correction to notice of proposed rulemaking (REG-102951-16) that was published in the Federal Register on Thursday, May 31, 2018 (83 FR 24948). The proposed regulations are relating to amending rules for determining whether information returns must be filed by using magnetic media (electronically).
Inversions and Related Transactions
Document Number: 2018-14693
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-07-12
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains final regulations that address transactions that are structured to avoid the purposes of sections 7874 and 367 of the Internal Revenue Code (the Code) and certain post- inversion tax avoidance transactions. These regulations affect certain domestic corporations and domestic partnerships whose assets are directly or indirectly acquired by a foreign corporation and certain persons related to such domestic corporations and domestic partnerships. This document finalizes proposed regulations, and removes temporary regulations, published on April 8, 2016.
Ongoing Data Collection of Centrally Cleared Transactions in the U.S. Repurchase Agreement Market
Document Number: 2018-14706
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-07-10
Agency: Department of the Treasury
The U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Financial Research (the ``Office'') is requesting comment on a proposed rule establishing a data collection covering centrally cleared transactions in the U.S. repurchase agreement market. This proposed collection will require daily reporting to the Office by covered central counterparties. The Office expects that the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System will act as the Office's collection agent, with required data to be submitted directly to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. The collected data will be used to support the Financial Stability Oversight Council and as inputs to reference rates.
Minority Depository Institutions Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2018-14690
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-07-10
Agency: Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The OCC has determined that the renewal of the charter of the OCC Minority Depository Institutions Advisory Committee (MDIAC) is necessary and in the public interest. The OCC hereby gives notice of the renewal of the charter.
Open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Special Projects Committee
Document Number: 2018-14646
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-07-09
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
An open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Special Projects Committee will be conducted. The Taxpayer Advocacy Panel is soliciting public comments, ideas, and suggestions on improving customer service at the Internal Revenue Service.
Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Notices and Correspondence Project Committee
Document Number: 2018-14645
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-07-09
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
An open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Notices and Correspondence Project Committee will be conducted. The Taxpayer Advocacy Panel is soliciting public comments, ideas, and suggestions on improving customer service at the Internal Revenue Service.
Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Tax Forms and Publications Project Committee
Document Number: 2018-14644
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-07-09
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
An open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Tax Forms and Publications Project Committee will be conducted. The Taxpayer Advocacy Panel is soliciting public comments, ideas and suggestions on improving customer service at the Internal Revenue Service.
Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Taxpayer Assistance Center Improvements Project Committee
Document Number: 2018-14643
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-07-09
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Taxpayer Assistance Center Improvements Project Committee will conduct an open meeting and will solicit public comments, ideas, and suggestions on improving customer service at the Internal Revenue Service.
Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Toll-Free Phone Line Project Committee
Document Number: 2018-14640
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-07-09
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
An open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Toll-Free Phone Line Project Committee will be conducted. The Taxpayer Advocacy Panel is soliciting public comments, ideas, and suggestions on improving customer service at the Internal Revenue Service.
Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Taxpayer Communications Project Committee
Document Number: 2018-14639
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-07-09
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
An open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Taxpayer Communications Project Committee will be conducted. The Taxpayer Advocacy Panel is soliciting public comments, ideas, and suggestions on improving customer service at the Internal Revenue Service.
Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Joint Committee
Document Number: 2018-14638
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-07-09
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
An open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Joint Committee will be conducted. The Taxpayer Advocacy Panel is soliciting public comments, ideas, and suggestions on improving customer service at the Internal Revenue Service.
Import Restrictions Imposed on Archaeological and Ethnological Material From Libya
Document Number: 2018-14637
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-07-09
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of the Treasury
This document amends the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) regulations to continue the import restrictions on archaeological and ethnological material from Libya previously imposed on an emergency basis in a final rule published on December 5, 2017. These restrictions are being imposed pursuant to an agreement between the United States and Libya that has been entered into under the authority of the Convention on Cultural Property Implementation Act. The document also contains the Designated List of Archaeological and Ethnological Material of Libya that describes the articles to which the restrictions apply. Accordingly, this document amends the CBP regulations by removing Libya from the listing of countries for which emergency actions imposed the import restrictions, and adding Libya to the list of countries for which an agreement has been entered into for imposing import restrictions.
Interest Rate Paid on Cash Deposited To Secure U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Immigration Bonds
Document Number: 2018-14624
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-07-09
Agency: Department of the Treasury
For the period beginning July 1, 2018, and ending on September 30, 2018, the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Immigration Bond interest rate is 1.88 per centum per annum.
Mutual Savings Association Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2018-14623
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-07-09
Agency: Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The OCC announces a meeting of the Mutual Savings Association Advisory Committee (MSAAC).
Notice of OFAC Sanctions Actions
Document Number: 2018-14522
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-07-06
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control
The U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is publishing the names of persons whose property and interests in property have been unblocked pursuant to the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act (Kingpin Act) or Executive Order 12978 of October 21, 1995, ``Blocking Assets and Prohibiting Transactions With Significant Narcotics Traffickers''. Additionally, OFAC is publishing an update to the identifying information of persons currently included in the list of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons.
Proposed Collection of Information: Request for Payment of Federal Benefit by Check, EFT Waiver Form
Document Number: 2018-14204
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-07-02
Agency: Department of the Treasury
The Department of the Treasury, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. Currently the Bureau of the Fiscal Service within the Department of the Treasury is soliciting comments concerning the Request for Payment of Federal Benefit by Check, EFT Waiver Form.
Open Meeting of the Financial Research Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2018-14168
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-07-02
Agency: Department of the Treasury
The Financial Research Advisory Committee for the Treasury's Office of Financial Research (OFR) is convening for its 12th meeting on Thursday, July 26, 2018, in the Benjamin Strong Room, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, 33 Liberty Street, New York, New York 10045, beginning at 11:00 a.m. EST. The meeting will be open to the public and limited seating will be available.
Removal of the Sudanese Sanctions Regulations and Amendment of the Terrorism List Government Sanctions Regulations
Document Number: 2018-14084
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-06-29
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control
The Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is removing from the Code of Federal Regulations the Sudanese Sanctions Regulations as a result of the revocation of certain provisions of one Executive Order and the entirety of another Executive Order on which the regulations were based. OFAC is also amending the Terrorism List Government Sanctions Regulations to incorporate a general license authorizing certain transactions related to exports of agricultural commodities, medicines, and medical devices, which has, until now, appeared only on OFAC's website.
Global Magnitsky Sanctions Regulations
Document Number: 2018-14060
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-06-29
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control
The Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is adding regulations to implement the Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act and Executive Order 13818 of December 20, 2017 (``Blocking the Property of Persons Involved in Serious Human Rights Abuse or Corruption''). OFAC intends to supplement these regulations with a more comprehensive set of regulations, which may include additional interpretive and definitional guidance, general licenses, and statements of licensing policy.
Establishment of the Dahlonega Plateau Viticultural Area
Document Number: 2018-14035
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-06-29
Agency: Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) establishes the approximately 133-square mile Dahlonega Plateau viticultural area in portions of Lumpkin and White counties in Georgia. The Dahlonega Plateau viticultural area is not located within any other established viticultural area. TTB designates viticultural areas to allow vintners to better describe the origin of their wines and to allow consumers to better identify wines they may purchase.
Iranian Transactions and Sanctions Regulations
Document Number: 2018-13939
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-06-28
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control
The Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is amending the Iranian Transactions and Sanctions Regulations (ITSR) to implement the President's May 8, 2018 decision to end the United States' participation in the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) on Iran's nuclear program, as outlined in National Security Presidential Memorandum-11 of May 8, 2018 (NSPM-11). Specifically, OFAC is amending the ITSR to: Amend the general licenses authorizing the importation into the United States of, and dealings in, Iranian-origin carpets and foodstuffs, as well as related letters of credit and brokering services, to narrow the scope of such general licenses to the wind down of such activities through August 6, 2018; add a new general license to authorize the wind down, through August 6, 2018, of transactions related to the negotiation of contingent contracts for activities eligible for authorization under the Statement of Licensing Policy for Activities Related to the Export or Re-export to Iran of Commercial Passenger Aircraft and Related Parts and Services, which was rescinded following the issuance of NSPM-11; and add a new general license to authorize the wind down, through November 4, 2018, of certain transactions relating to foreign entities owned or controlled by a United States person.
Proposed Collection of Information: Annual Letters-Certificates of Authority (A) and Admitted Reinsurer (B)
Document Number: 2018-13891
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-06-28
Agency: Department of the Treasury
The Department of the Treasury, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. Currently the Bureau of the Fiscal Service within the Department of the Treasury is soliciting comments concerning the Annual LettersCertificates of Authority (A) and Admitted Reinsurer.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Multiple IRS Information Collection Requests
Document Number: 2018-13780
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-06-27
Agency: Department of the Treasury
The Department of the Treasury will submit the following information collection requests to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, on or after the date of publication of this notice. The public is invited to submit comments on these requests.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Multiple Fiscal Service Information Collection Requests
Document Number: 2018-13779
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-06-27
Agency: Department of the Treasury
The Department of the Treasury will submit the following information collection requests to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, on or after the date of publication of this notice. The public is invited to submit comments on these requests.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project
Document Number: 2018-13750
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-06-27
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Internal Revenue Service, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning requirements respecting the adoption or change of accounting method; extensions of time to make elections.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Forms 5310 and 6088
Document Number: 2018-13749
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-06-27
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Internal Revenue Service, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The IRS is soliciting comments concerning Form 5310, Application for Determination for Terminating Plan, and Form 6088, Distributable Benefits from Employee Pension Benefit Plans.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project
Document Number: 2018-13748
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-06-27
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Internal Revenue Service, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The IRS is soliciting comments concerning Revenue Procedure 2015-41Section 482Allocation of Income and Deductions Among Taxpayers.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Information Collection Renewal; Submission for OMB Review; Loans in Areas Having Special Flood Hazards
Document Number: 2018-13745
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-06-27
Agency: Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The OCC, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on a continuing information collection as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA). In accordance with the requirements of the PRA, the OCC may not conduct or sponsor, and the respondent is not required to respond to, an information collection unless it displays a currently valid Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number. The OCC is soliciting comment concerning the renewal of its information collection titled ``Loans in Areas Having Special Flood Hazards.'' The OCC also is giving notice that the information collection has been submitted to OMB for review.
Certain Non-Government Attorneys Not Authorized To Participate in Examinations of Books and Witnesses as a Section 6103(n) Contractor; Hearing
Document Number: 2018-13695
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-06-26
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document provides a notification of public hearing on proposed regulations relating to section 7602(a) of the Internal Revenue Code relating to administrative proceedings.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project
Document Number: 2018-13561
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-06-25
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Internal Revenue Service, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The IRS is soliciting comments concerning return by a U.S. transferor of property.
Proposed Extension of Information Collection Request Submitted for Public Comment; Requirements Related to Energy Efficient Homes Credit; Manufactured Homes
Document Number: 2018-13559
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-06-25
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Internal Revenue Service, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning the guidance for taxpayers regarding information collection requirements related to energy efficient homes credit; manufactured homes.
Notice of OFAC Sanctions Actions
Document Number: 2018-13550
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-06-25
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control
The Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is publishing the names of one or more persons that have been placed on OFAC's Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List based on OFAC's determination that one or more applicable legal criteria were satisfied. All property and interests in property subject to U.S. jurisdiction of these persons are blocked, and U.S. persons are generally prohibited from engaging in transactions with them.
Notice of OFAC Sanctions Actions
Document Number: 2018-13549
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-06-25
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control
The Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is publishing the names of one or more persons that have been placed on OFAC's Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List based on OFAC's determination that one or more applicable legal criteria were satisfied. Additionally, OFAC is publishing an update to the identifying information of a person currently included in the list of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons. All property and interests in property subject to U.S. jurisdiction of these persons are blocked, and U.S. persons are generally prohibited from engaging in transactions with them.
Notice of OFAC Sanctions Actions
Document Number: 2018-13548
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-06-25
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control
The Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is publishing the names of one or more persons that have been placed on OFAC's Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List based on OFAC's determination that one or more applicable legal criteria were satisfied. All property and interests in property subject to U.S. jurisdiction of these persons are blocked, and U.S. persons are generally prohibited from engaging in transactions with them.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Information Collection Renewal; Submission for OMB Review; Procedures To Enhance the Accuracy and Integrity of Information Furnished to Consumer Reporting Agencies Under Section 312 of the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act
Document Number: 2018-13384
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-06-22
Agency: Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The OCC, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on a continuing information collection as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a respondent is not required to respond to, an information collection unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. The OCC is soliciting comment concerning the renewal of its information collection titled, ``Procedures to Enhance the Accuracy and Integrity of Information Furnished to Consumer Reporting Agencies under Section 312 of the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act.'' The OCC also is giving notice that it has sent the collection to OMB for review.
Regulations for the Gulf Coast Restoration Trust Fund
Document Number: 2018-13227
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-06-20
Agency: Department of the Treasury
The Department of the Treasury (Treasury) proposes to amend its rules to revise the method by which the statutory three percent limitation on administrative costs (referred to throughout this notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) as the ``three percent administrative cost cap'') is applied under the Direct Component, Comprehensive Plan Component, and Spill Impact Component under the Resources and Ecosystem Sustainability, Tourist Opportunities, and Revived Economies of the Gulf Coast States Act of 2012 (RESTORE Act or Act). This proposed amendment will help ensure that the Gulf Coast states and localities have the necessary funding to efficiently and effectively oversee and manage projects and programs for ecological and economic restoration of the Gulf Coast Region while ensuring compliance with the statutory three percent administrative cost cap. It does not change the definition of ``administrative costs'' or the indirect cost reimbursement calculation on an individual federal grant using the negotiated indirect cost rate agreement (NICRA) or de minimis rate.
Proposed Removal of Temporary Regulations on a Partner's Share of a Partnership Liability for Disguised Sale Purposes
Document Number: 2018-13129
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-06-19
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains proposed regulations concerning how partnership liabilities are allocated for disguised sale purposes. The proposed regulations, if finalized, would replace existing temporary regulations with final regulations that were in effect prior to the temporary regulations. This document also partially withdraws proposed regulations cross-referencing the temporary regulations. These regulations affect partnerships and their partners. Finally, this document provides notice of a public hearing on these proposed regulations.
Proposed Extension of Information Collection Request Submitted for Public Comment; Form 712, Life Insurance Statement
Document Number: 2018-13079
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-06-19
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Internal Revenue Service, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning Form 712, Life Insurance Statement.
Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Joint Committee
Document Number: 2018-13078
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-06-19
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
An open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Joint Committee will be conducted. The Taxpayer Advocacy Panel is soliciting public comments, ideas, and suggestions on improving customer service at the Internal Revenue Service.