Department of the Treasury March 21, 2006 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Financial Crimes Enforcement Network; Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Cross-Border Electronic Transmittals of Funds Survey
Document Number: E6-4073
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-03-21
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Department of Treasury
The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network requests comments on a survey that seeks input from trade groups representing members of the U.S. financial services industry on the feasibility of requiring reporting of cross-border electronic transmittals of funds, and the impact such reporting would have on the industry. The survey is part of a study of these issues required by section 6302 of the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004. This request for comments is being made pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 105-13, 44 U.S.C. 3506 (c)(2)(A).
Proposed Amendments to Bank Secrecy Act Regulations Regarding Casino Recordkeeping and Reporting Requirements
Document Number: E6-4072
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2006-03-21
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, Department of Treasury
We are proposing to amend the Bank Secrecy Act regulations relating to currency transaction reporting by casinos. Specifically, we are proposing to exclude, as reportable transactions in currency, jackpots from slot machines and video lottery terminals. We are also proposing to exclude certain transactions between casinos and currency dealers or exchangers and casinos and check cashers as reportable transactions in currency. Finally, we are proposing several other amendments that would update or clarify the ``cash in'' and ``cash out'' examples of transactions that are set forth in our currency transaction reporting regulations.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 13388
Document Number: E6-4015
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-03-21
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, 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, Public Law 104-13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning Form 13388, Improving the Accuracy of EITC Prepared Returns.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 8900
Document Number: E6-4014
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-03-21
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, 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, Public Law 104-13(44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning Form 8900, Qualified Railroad Track Maintenance Credit.
Open Meeting of the AD Hoc Committee of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel
Document Number: E6-4013
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-03-21
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
An open meeting of the AD Hoc Committee of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel will be conducted (via teleconference). The Taxpayer Advocacy Panel is soliciting public comments, ideas and suggestions on improving customer service at the Internal Revenue Service.
Request for Comments on Treasury's Report to Congress on International and Exchange Rate Policies
Document Number: 06-2768
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-03-21
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Department of Treasury
The Office of the Under Secretary for International Affairs of the U.S. Department of the Treasury invites all interested parties to comment on the methodology used in preparing its semi-annual report to Congress on International and Exchange Rate Policies and to submit views on the contents of its next report.
Residence Rules Involving U.S. Possessions; Correction
Document Number: 06-2664
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-03-21
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains a correction to final regulations that were published in the Federal Register on Tuesday, January 31, 2006 (71 FR 4996) that provide rules for determining bona fide residency in the following U.S. possessions: American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, and the United States Virgin Islands under sections 937(a) and 881(b) of the Internal Revenue Code (Code).