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Agency Information Collection Activities: Information Collection Renewal; Submission for OMB Review; Reporting and Recordkeeping Requirements Associated With Liquidity Coverage Ratio: Liquidity Risk Measurement, Standards, and Monitoring
Document Number: 2017-22927
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-23
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 ``Reporting and Recordkeeping Requirements Associated with Liquidity Coverage Ratio: Liquidity Risk Measurement, Standards, and Monitoring.'' The OCC also is giving notice that it has sent the collection to OMB for review.
Proposed Extension of Information Collection Request Submitted for Public Comment; Material Advisors of Reportable Transactions, Lists of Advisees
Document Number: 2017-22784
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-20
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 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 requirements relating to lists of advisees kept by material advisors of reportable transactions.
Proposed Extension of Information Collection Request Submitted for Public Comment; Form 12854, Government Service Information
Document Number: 2017-22783
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-20
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 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 requirements relating to completing Form 12854, Government Service Information.
Proposed Extension of Information Collection Request Submitted for Public Comment; Form CT-2, Employee Representative's Quarterly Railroad Tax Return
Document Number: 2017-22781
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-20
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 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 requirements relating to completing Form CT-2, Employee Representative's Quarterly Railroad Tax Return.
Proposed Extension of Information Collection Request Submitted for Public Comment; Split-Dollar Life Insurance Arrangements
Document Number: 2017-22780
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-20
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 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 requirements relating to Split-Dollar Life Insurance Arrangements.
Definition of Political Subdivision
Document Number: 2017-22777
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-10-20
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document withdraws a notice of proposed rulemaking regarding the definition of a political subdivision for purposes of tax-exempt bonds.
Estate, Gift, and Generation-Skipping Transfer Taxes; Restrictions on Liquidation of an Interest
Document Number: 2017-22776
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-10-20
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document withdraws proposed regulations concerning the estate, gift and generation-skipping transfer (GST) tax treatment of lapses of liquidation rights in family-controlled entities, as well as the valuation of interests in family-controlled corporations and partnerships for estate, gift, and GST tax purposes. Specifically, the proposed regulations would have treated certain lapses of liquidation rights as transfers occurring at death. The proposed regulations also addressed the treatment of restrictions on liquidation and withdrawal in determining the value of transferred interests in family-controlled entities. This withdrawal affects certain transferors of interests in corporations and partnerships.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Information Collection Renewal; Comment Request; OCC Guidelines Establishing Heightened Standards for Certain Large Insured National Banks, Insured Federal Savings Associations, and Insured Federal Branches
Document Number: 2017-22723
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-20
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 finalizing the renewal of its information collection titled, ``OCC Guidelines Establishing Heightened Standards for Certain Large Insured National Banks, Insured Federal Savings Associations, and Insured Federal Branches.'' The OCC is also giving notice that it has sent the collection to OMB for review.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Information Collection Revision; Submission for OMB Review; Comptroller's Licensing Manual
Document Number: 2017-22722
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-20
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 an information collection revision, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA). 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 Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number. The OCC is soliciting comment concerning a revision to its information collection titled, ``Comptroller's Licensing Manual.'' The OCC also is giving notice that it has sent the collection to OMB for review.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 1024-A; Extension of Comment Period
Document Number: 2017-22596
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-19
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document extends the comment period for a notice and request for comments that was published in the Federal Register on Monday, August 28, 2017. The notice and request for comments relates to the Application for Recognition of Exemption Under Section 501(c)(4) of the Internal Revenue Code.
Treatment of Transactions in Which Federal Financial Assistance Is Provided
Document Number: 2017-21129
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-10-19
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains final regulations under section 597 of the Internal Revenue Code (Code). These final regulations amend existing regulations that address the federal income tax treatment of transactions in which federal financial assistance (FFA) is provided to banks and domestic building and loan associations, and they clarify the federal income tax consequences of those transactions to banks, domestic building and loan associations, and related parties. These regulations affect banks, domestic building and loan associations, and related parties.
Notice of OFAC Sanctions Actions
Document Number: 2017-22631
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-18
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 National 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 Collection of Information: Disclaimer and Consent With Respect to United States Savings Bonds/Notes
Document Number: 2017-22605
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-18
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 Disclaimer and Consent With Respect to United States Savings Bonds/Notes.
Proposed Collection of Information: Special Form of Assignment for U.S. Registered Securities
Document Number: 2017-22604
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-18
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 Special Form of Assignment for U.S. Registered Securities.
Proposed Extension of Information Collection Request Submitted for Public Comment; Mortgage Credit Certificates (MCCs)
Document Number: 2017-22438
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-17
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 application process for determination of employee stock ownership plans.
Proposed Extension of Information Collection Request Submitted for Public Comment; Application for Determination of Employee Stock Ownership Plan
Document Number: 2017-22437
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-17
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 the application process for determination of employee stock ownership plans.
Proposed Extension of Information Collection Request Submitted for Public Comment; Methods To Determine Taxable Income in Connection With a Cost Sharing Arrangement
Document Number: 2017-22406
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-17
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 methods to determine taxable income in connection with a cost sharing arrangement, IRC section 482.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project
Document Number: 2017-22405
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-17
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 the monthly tax return for wagers.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-22404
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-17
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.
Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Joint Committee.
Document Number: 2017-22403
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-17
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.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 8582
Document Number: 2017-22402
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-17
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
Community Development Advisory Board Meeting
Document Number: 2017-22278
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-16
Agency: Community Development Financial Institutions Fund, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This notice announces an open meeting of the Community Development Advisory Board (the Advisory Board), which provides advice to the Director of the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund). The meeting will be open to the public via live webcast. The link to the live webcast can be found in the meeting announcement found at the top of www.cdfifund.gov/cdab.
Executive Order 13789-Second Report to the President on Identifying and Reducing Tax Regulatory Burdens
Document Number: 2017-22205
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-10-16
Agency: Department of the Treasury
On April 21, 2017, the President issued Executive Order 13789 (82 FR 19317), a directive designed to reduce tax regulatory burdens. The order directed the Secretary of the Treasury to identify significant tax regulations issued on or after January 1, 2016, that impose an undue financial burden on U.S. taxpayers, add undue complexity to the Federal tax laws, or exceed the statutory authority of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). In an interim Report to the President dated June 22, 2017, Treasury identified eight such regulations. Executive Order 13789 further directs the Secretary to submit to the President and publish in the Federal Register a report recommending specific actions to mitigate the burden imposed by regulations identified in the interim report. This Second Report sets forth the Secretary's recommendations.
Debt Management Advisory Committee Meeting
Document Number: 2017-21955
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-16
Agency: Department of the Treasury
Fiscal Year 2016 Service Contract Inventory
Document Number: 2017-22248
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-13
Agency: Department of the Treasury
The Department of the Treasury's Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 Service Contract Inventory. The Inventory lists all service contract actions over $25,000 awarded in FY 2016 and funded by Treasury, to include contract actions made on the Department's behalf by other agencies. Contract actions awarded by the Department on another agency's behalf with the other agency's funding are excluded.
Notice of OFAC Sanctions Actions
Document Number: 2017-22180
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-13
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 and removed from the list of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons.
Notice of OFAC Sanctions Actions; Sanctions Actions Pursuant to Executive Order 13581
Document Number: 2017-22178
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-13
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 Executive Order 13581 of July 24, 2011, ``Blocking Property of Transnational Criminal Organizations.''
Religious Exemptions and Accommodations for Coverage of Certain Preventive Services Under the Affordable Care Act; Proposed Rulemaking
Document Number: 2017-21856
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-10-13
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
In this issue of the Federal Register, the Department of Treasury and the IRS are issuing two sets of temporary regulations related to section 9815 of the Internal Revenue Code. The first set of temporary regulations, as published in TD 9827, amends final regulations published under the provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (the Affordable Care Act) and relates to expanded exemptions to protect religious beliefs for entities and individuals with objections based on religious beliefs whose health plans are subject to a mandate of contraceptive coverage through guidance issued pursuant to the Affordable Care Act. These proposed regulations refer to that first set of temporary regulations. The second set of temporary regulations, as published in TD 9828, amends the first set of temporary regulations, as published in TD 9827, to add an exemption to protect moral convictions for entities and individuals with objections based on those beliefs whose health plans are subject to the mandate of contraceptive coverage.
Moral Exemptions and Accommodations for Coverage of Certain Preventive Services Under the Affordable Care Act; Proposed Rulemaking
Document Number: 2017-21854
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-10-13
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
In this issue of the Federal Register, the Department of Treasury and the IRS are issuing two sets of temporary regulations related to section 9815 of the Internal Revenue Code. The first set of temporary regulations, as published in TD 9827, amends final regulations published under the provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (the Affordable Care Act) and relates to expanded exemptions to protect religious beliefs for entities and individuals with objections based on religious beliefs whose health plans are subject to a mandate of contraceptive coverage through guidance issued pursuant to the Affordable Care Act. These proposed regulations refer to the second set of temporary regulations, as published in TD 9828, which amends the first set of temporary regulations, as published in TD 9827, to add an exemption to protect moral convictions for entities and individuals with objections based on those beliefs whose health plans are subject to the mandate of contraceptive coverage.
Moral Exemptions and Accommodations for Coverage of Certain Preventive Services Under the Affordable Care Act
Document Number: 2017-21852
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-10-13
Agency: Employee Benefits Security Administration, Department of Labor, Department of Health and Human Services, Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The United States has a long history of providing conscience protections in the regulation of health care for entities and individuals with objections based on religious beliefs or moral convictions. These interim final rules expand exemptions to protect moral convictions for certain entities and individuals whose health plans are subject to a mandate of contraceptive coverage through guidance issued pursuant to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. These rules do not alter the discretion of the Health Resources and Services Administration, a component of the United States Department of Health and Human Services, to maintain the guidelines requiring contraceptive coverage where no regulatorily recognized objection exists. These rules also provide certain morally objecting entities access to the voluntary ``accommodation'' process regarding such coverage. These rules do not alter multiple other Federal programs that provide free or subsidized contraceptives for women at risk of unintended pregnancy.
Religious Exemptions and Accommodations for Coverage of Certain Preventive Services Under the Affordable Care Act
Document Number: 2017-21851
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-10-13
Agency: Employee Benefits Security Administration, Department of Labor, Department of Health and Human Services, Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The United States has a long history of providing conscience protections in the regulation of health care for entities and individuals with objections based on religious beliefs and moral convictions. These interim final rules expand exemptions to protect religious beliefs for certain entities and individuals whose health plans are subject to a mandate of contraceptive coverage through guidance issued pursuant to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. These rules do not alter the discretion of the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), a component of the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), to maintain the guidelines requiring contraceptive coverage where no regulatorily recognized objection exists. These rules also leave the ``accommodation'' process in place as an optional process for certain exempt entities that wish to use it voluntarily. These rules do not alter multiple other Federal programs that provide free or subsidized contraceptives for women at risk of unintended pregnancy.
Sanctions Actions Pursuant to Executive Order 13581
Document Number: 2017-22097
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-12
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 name of a person whose property and interests in property have been unblocked pursuant to Executive Order 13581 of July 24, 2011, ``Blocking Property of Transnational Criminal Organizations.''
Sanctions Actions Pursuant to Executive Order 13581
Document Number: 2017-22096
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-12
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 name of a person whose property and interests in property have been unblocked pursuant to Executive Order 13581 of July 24, 2011, ``Blocking Property of Transnational Criminal Organizations.''
Sanctions Actions Pursuant to Executive Order 13581
Document Number: 2017-22095
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-12
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 name of a person whose property and interests in property have been unblocked pursuant to Executive Order 13581 of July 24, 2011, ``Blocking Property of Transnational Criminal Organizations.''
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project
Document Number: 2017-22089
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-12
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 the Interim Final Rules, Affordable Care Act Internal Claims and Appeals and External review Disclosures.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project
Document Number: 2017-22087
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-12
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 adjustments to basis of stock and indebtedness to shareholders of S corporations and treatment of distributions by S corporations to shareholders.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 2678
Document Number: 2017-22085
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-12
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 Form 2678, Employer/Payer Appointment of Agent.
Advisory Committee to the Internal Revenue Service; Meeting
Document Number: 2017-22084
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-12
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Information Reporting Program Advisory Committee (IRPAC) will hold a public meeting on Wednesday, October 25, 2017.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Forms 1040-PR and 1040-SS
Document Number: 2017-22083
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-12
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 Form 1040-PR, Planilla para la Declaraci[oacute]n de la Contribuci[oacute]n Federal sobre el Trabajo por Cuenta Propia (Incluyendo el Cr[eacute]dito Tributario Adicional por Hijos para Residentes Bona Fide de Puerto Rico) and Form 1040-SS, U.S. Self-Employment Tax Return (Including the Additional Child Tax Credit for Bona Fide Residents of Puerto Rico)
Streamlining the Section 754 Election Statement
Document Number: 2017-22080
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-10-12
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains proposed amendments to the regulation relating to the requirements for making a valid election under section 754 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (Code), as amended. The proposed regulation affects partnerships and their partners by removing a regulatory burden in making an election to adjust the basis of partnership property.
Proposed Collection; Revised: Comment Request for Regulation Project
Document Number: 2017-22079
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-12
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS), 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 information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The IRS is soliciting comments concerning amortizable bond premium.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project
Document Number: 2017-22078
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-12
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 Electronic Filing of Form W-4.
Notification of Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee October 18, 2017, Public Meeting
Document Number: 2017-22013
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-12
Agency: United States Mint, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
Pursuant to United States Code, Title 31, section 5135(b)(8)(C), the United States Mint announces the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) public meeting scheduled for October 18, 2017.
Rescission of Guidance on Supervisory Concerns and Expectations Regarding Deposit Advance Products
Document Number: 2017-22012
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-12
Agency: Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The OCC is rescinding its supervisory guidance entitled ``Guidance on Supervisory Concerns and Expectations Regarding Deposit Advance Products'' and OCC Bulletin 2013-40 (collectively, Guidance), which address the OCC's expectations regarding the offering of deposit advance products by national banks and federal savings associations (collectively, banks). The OCC is rescinding the Guidance in light of the adoption of a final rule on payday, vehicle title, and certain high-cost installment loans by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), which overlaps with the Guidance, resulting in potentially inconsistent regulatory guidance for banks.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 8924
Document Number: 2017-21922
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-11
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Notices and Correspondence Project Committee
Document Number: 2017-21921
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-11
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.
Department of the Treasury Employee Rules of Conduct
Document Number: 2017-21906
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-10-11
Agency: Department of the Treasury
The Department of the Treasury (the ``Department'' or ``Treasury'') publishes this final rule to update its Employee Rules of Conduct, which prescribe uniform rules of conduct and procedure for all employees and officials in the Department.
Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Age in Programs and Activities Receiving Federal Financial Assistance From the Department of the Treasury
Document Number: 2017-21905
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-10-11
Agency: Department of the Treasury
This final rule sets out the Department of the Treasury's (Treasury) rules for implementing the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, as amended (the Act). The Act prohibits discrimination on the basis of age in programs and activities receiving Federal financial assistance. The Act, which applies to persons of all ages, permits the use of certain age distinctions and factors other than age that meet the Act's requirements. This final rule follows publication of an August 4, 2015, proposed rule and takes into account the comments received.
Removal of Office of Thrift Supervision Regulations
Document Number: 2017-21904
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-10-11
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of the Treasury
The Department of the Treasury is removing chapter V of title 12, Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), which contains regulations of the former Office of Thrift Supervision (OTS). The OTS, a Bureau of the Department of the Treasury, was abolished effective October 19, 2011, and its rulemaking authority and operative rules were transferred to other agencies pursuant to the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. Because those agencies have issued regulations that supersede chapter V, chapter V is no longer necessary.
Proposed Revisions to Wine Labeling and Recordkeeping Requirements; Comment Period Reopening
Document Number: 2017-21817
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-10-11
Agency: Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) is reopening for an additional 90 days the comment period for Notice No. 160, Proposed Revisions to Wine Labeling and Recordkeeping Requirements, a notice of proposed rulemaking published in the Federal Register on June 22, 2016. In Notice No. 160, TTB proposed to amend its labeling and recordkeeping regulations in 27 CFR part 24 to provide that any standard grape wine containing 7 percent or more alcohol by volume that is covered by a certificate of exemption from label approval may be labeled with a varietal (grape type) designation, a type designation of varietal significance, a vintage date, or an appellation of origin only if the wine is labeled in compliance with the standards set forth in the appropriate sections of 27 CFR part 4 for that label information. TTB also proposed to amend its part 4 wine labeling regulations to include a reference to the new part 24 requirement. TTB is reopening the comment period a second time in response to requests from a number of commenters. In addition, TTB is also soliciting comments on alternative proposals put forth by commenters during the previous public comment periods for Notice No. 160.