Department of the Treasury April 2006 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Proposed Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request-Reporting for Changes to Federal Deposit Insurance Levels on the Thrift Financial Report: Schedule DI
Document Number: E6-6452
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-04-28
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Office of Thrift Supervision, Thrift Supervision Office, Department of 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 comment on proposed and continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. 3507. Today, the Office of Thrift Supervision within the Department of the Treasury solicits comments on proposed changes to the Thrift Financial Report (TFR): Schedule DIConsolidated Deposit Information. The changes are in response to the increased levels of deposit insurance for retirement accounts provided by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (``FDIC'') Board of Directors on March 14, 2006, in final rules effective April 1, 2006, implementing certain provisions of the Federal Deposit Insurance Reform Act of 2005, (``Reform Act'') (Pub. L. 109-171). The proposed changes to the TFR are to become effective with the September 30, 2006, report. At the end of the comment period, the comments and recommendations received will be analyzed to determine the extent to which OTS should modify the proposed revisions prior to giving its final approval. OTS will then submit the revisions to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval.
Proposed Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request-Fiduciary Powers of Federal Savings Associations
Document Number: E6-6451
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-04-28
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Office of Thrift Supervision, Thrift Supervision Office, Department of 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 comment on proposed and continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. 3507. The Office of Thrift Supervision within the Department of the Treasury will submit the proposed information collection requirement described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act. Today, OTS is soliciting public comments on its proposal to revise this information collection.
Departmental Offices-Office of International Investment; Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E6-6351
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-04-27
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Department of 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 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 Office of International Investment within the Department of the Treasury is soliciting comments concerning the information collection provisions of the Regulations Pertaining to Mergers, Acquisitions and Takeovers by Foreign Persons, 31 CFR 800.402.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: E6-6316
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-04-27
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Department of Treasury
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: E6-6220
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-04-26
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Department of Treasury
Notification of Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee May 2006 Public Meeting
Document Number: E6-6138
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-04-25
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 May 23, 2006. Date: May 23, 2006. Time: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Location: The United States Mint; 801 Ninth Street, NW., Washington, DC; Second floor. Subject: Review of designs for the 2007 First Spouse Bullion Coin Program and other business. Interested persons should call 202-354-7502 for the latest update on meeting time and room location. The CCAC was established to: Advise the Secretary of the Treasury on any theme or design proposals relating to circulating coinage, bullion coinage, Congressional Gold Medals, and national and other medals. Advise the Secretary of the Treasury with regard to the events, persons, or places to be commemorated by the issuance of commemorative coins in each of the five calendar years succeeding the year in which a commemorative coin designation is made. Make recommendations with respect to the mintage level for any commemorative coin recommended.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project
Document Number: E6-6134
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-04-25
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 an existing final regulation, EE-175-86, (TD 8357), Certain Cash or Deferred Arrangements and Employee and Matching Contributions Under Employee Plans: REG-108639-99 (NPRM) Retirement Plans; Cash or Deferred Arrangements.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 8876
Document Number: E6-6133
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-04-25
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 8876, Excise Tax on Structured Settlement Factoring Transactions.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 14411
Document Number: E6-6132
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-04-25
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 14411, Systemic Advocacy Issue Submission Form.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 1041-T
Document Number: E6-6131
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-04-25
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 1041-T Allocation of Estimated Tax Payments to Beneficiaries.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 8824
Document Number: E6-6130
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-04-25
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 8824, Like-Kind Exchanges.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Revenue Procedure 2003-39
Document Number: E6-6129
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-04-25
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 Revenue Procedure 2003-39, section 1031 LKE (Like-Kind Exchanges) Auto Leasing Programs.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Revenue Procedure 2003-37
Document Number: E6-6128
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-04-25
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 Revenue Procedure 2003-37, Documentation Provisions for Certain Taxpayers Using the Fair Market Value Method of Interest Expense Apportionment.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Revenue Procedure 97-29
Document Number: E6-6127
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-04-25
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 Revenue Procedure 97-29, Model Amendments and Prototype Program for SIMPLE IRAs.
Statutory Mergers and Consolidations
Document Number: 06-3886
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-04-25
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document amends final regulations concerning statutory mergers and consolidations under section 368(a)(1)(A) of the Internal Revenue Code. These regulations affect corporations engaging in statutory mergers and consolidations, and their shareholders. This amendment provides transitional relief for certain transactions initiated before January 23, 2006.
Notice of Proposed Rulemaking by Cross-Reference to Temporary Regulations; Application of Separate Limitations to Dividends From Noncontrolled Section 902 Corporations
Document Number: 06-3885
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2006-04-25
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
In this issue of the Federal Register, the IRS is issuing temporary regulations that provide guidance needed to comply with amendments enacted by the American Jobs Creation Act of 2004, Public Law 108-357, 118 Stat. 1418 (October 22, 2004) (AJCA) and the Gulf Opportunity Zone Act of 2005, Public Law 109-135, 119 Stat. 2577 (December 22, 2005) (GOZA), concerning the treatment of dividends from noncontrolled section 902 corporations. The AJCA modified the treatment under section 904(d)(4) of dividends from noncontrolled section 902 corporations effective for taxable years beginning after December 31, 2002. GOZA permits taxpayers to elect to defer the effective date of the AJCA amendments until taxable years beginning after December 31, 2004. The temporary regulations affect domestic corporations that own stock in foreign corporations and that claim foreign tax credits. The text of those temporary regulations published in this issue of the Federal Register also serves as the text of these proposed regulations.
Guidance Under Section 1502; Amendment of Tacking Rule Requirements of Life-Nonlife Consolidated Regulations
Document Number: 06-3884
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-04-25
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains temporary regulations concerning the requirements for including insurance companies in a life-nonlife consolidated return. These regulations affect corporations filing life- nonlife consolidated returns. The text of these temporary regulations also serves as the text of the proposed regulations set forth in the notice of proposed rulemaking on this subject in the Proposed Rules section in this issue of the Federal Register.
Guidance Under Section 1502; Amendment of Tacking Rule Requirements of Life-Nonlife Consolidated Regulations
Document Number: 06-3883
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2006-04-25
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
In the Rules and Regulations section of this issue of the Federal Register, the IRS is issuing temporary regulations relating to the requirements for including insurance companies in a life-nonlife consolidated return. The text of those regulations also serves as the text of these proposed regulations. These regulations affect corporations filing life-nonlife consolidated returns.
Application of Separate Limitations to Dividends From Noncontrolled Section 902 Corporations
Document Number: 06-3882
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-04-25
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains temporary regulations regarding the application of separate foreign tax credit limitations to dividends received from noncontrolled section 902 corporations under section 904(d)(4). Section 403 of the American Jobs Creation Act of 2004, Public Law 108-357, 118 Stat. 1418 (October 22, 2004) (AJCA), modified the treatment of such dividends effective for taxable years beginning after December 31, 2002. Section 403(l) of the Gulf Opportunity Zone Act of 2005, Public Law 109-135, 119 Stat. 2577 (December 22, 2005) (GOZA), permits taxpayers to elect to defer the effective date of the AJCA amendments until taxable years beginning after December 31, 2004. The temporary regulations provide guidance needed to comply with these changes and affect corporations claiming foreign tax credits. The text of these temporary regulations also serves as the text of the proposed regulations (REG-144784-02) set forth in the notice of proposed rulemaking on this subject published elsewhere in this issue of the Federal Register.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: E6-6085
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-04-24
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Department of Treasury
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: E6-6084
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-04-24
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Department of Treasury
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E6-6031
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-04-24
Agency: Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury, Comptroller of the Currency
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. Currently, the OCC is soliciting comment concerning its collection titled ``Securities Offering Disclosure Rules12 CFR Part 16''. The OCC is also giving notice that the information collection has been submitted to OMB for review.
Fees for Certain Services
Document Number: 06-3867
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2006-04-24
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Department of the Treasury, Bureau of Customs and Border Protection, Customs and Border Protection Bureau
This document proposes to amend the rules dealing with customs financial and accounting procedures by revising the fees charged for certain customs inspectional services under section 13031 of the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985, as amended. These revisions propose to exercise authority provided under recent changes in the pertinent statutory provisions.
Guidance Under Section 7874 for Determining Ownership by Former Shareholders or Partners of Domestic Entities; Hearing Cancellation
Document Number: E6-5923
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2006-04-20
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document cancels a public hearing on proposed regulations relating to the disregard of affiliate-owned stock in determining the percentage of stock of a foreign corporation held by former shareholders or partners of a domestic entity, in order to determine whether the foreign corporation is a surrogate foreign corporation under section 7874 of the Internal Revenue Code.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: E6-5914
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-04-20
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Department of Treasury
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: E6-5912
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-04-20
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Department of Treasury
Financial Management Service; Proposed Collection of Information: ACH Vendor/Miscellaneous Payment Enrollment Form
Document Number: 06-3769
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-04-20
Agency: Fiscal Service, Public Debt Bureau, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Financial Management 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 a continuing information collection. By this notice, the Financial Management Service solicits comments concerning the SF 3881 ``ACH Vendor/Miscellaneous Payment Enrollment Form.''
Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E6-5865
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-04-19
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Department of 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 Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration within the Department of the Treasury is soliciting comments concerning the Taxpayer Delinquent Account (TDA) Confirmation Letter.
Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E6-5864
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-04-19
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Department of 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 Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration within the Department of the Treasury is soliciting comments concerning the Taxpayer Delinquency Investigation (TDI) Confirmation Letter.
Time for Filing Employment Tax Returns and Modifications to the Deposit Rules; Hearing Cancellation
Document Number: E6-5814
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2006-04-19
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document provides notice of cancellation of a public hearing on proposed rulemaking relating to the annual filing of Federal employment tax deposits for employees in the Employers' Annual Federal Tax Program (Form 944) under sections 6302 and 31.6302-1 of the Internal Revenue Code.
Open Meeting of the Area 2 Taxpayer Advocacy Panel (Including the States of Delaware, North Carolina, South Carolina, New Jersey, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia and the District of Columbia)
Document Number: E6-5812
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-04-19
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
An open meeting of the Area 2 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.
Withdrawal of Proposed Regulations Relating to Redemptions Taxable as Dividends
Document Number: E6-5811
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2006-04-19
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document withdraws a notice of proposed rulemaking relating to redemptions of stock in which the redemption proceeds are treated as a dividend distribution. The proposed regulations were published on October 18, 2002 (67 FR 64331). After consideration of the comments received, the IRS and Treasury Department have decided to withdraw the proposed regulations.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 8905
Document Number: E6-5809
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-04-19
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 8905, Certification of Intent To Adopt a Pre-approved Plan.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 13285-A
Document Number: E6-5808
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-04-19
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 13285-A, Reducing Tax Burden on America's Taxpayers.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 2438
Document Number: E6-5807
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-04-19
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 2438, Undistributed Capital Gains Tax Return.
Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Earned Income Tax Credit Issue Committee
Document Number: E6-5806
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-04-19
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
An open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Earned Income Tax Credit Issue Committee 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.
Open Meeting of the Area 4 Taxpayer Advocacy Panel (Including the States of Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, Tennessee, and Wisconsin)
Document Number: E6-5805
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-04-19
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
An open meeting of the Area 4 Taxpayer Advocacy Panel will be conducted (via teleconference). The Taxpayer Advocacy Panel is soliciting public comment, ideas, and suggestions on improving customer service at the Internal Revenue Service.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 4972
Document Number: E6-5804
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-04-19
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 4972, Tax on Lump-Sum Distributions (From Qualified Plans of Participants Born Before January 2, 1936).
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Revenue Procedure 2003-36
Document Number: E6-5803
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-04-19
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 Revenue Procedure 2003-36, Industry Issue Program.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for TD 9178
Document Number: E6-5802
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-04-19
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 TD 9178, Testimony or Production of Records in a Court or Other Proceeding.
Open Meeting of the Wage & Investment Reducing Taxpayer Burden (Notices) Issue Committee of the Taxpayer Advocacy panel
Document Number: E6-5801
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-04-19
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
An open meeting of the Wage & Investment Reducing Taxpayer Burden (Notices) Issue Committee of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel will be conducted in Detroit MI. The Taxpayer Advocacy Panel is soliciting public comments, ideas and suggestions on improving customer service at the Internal Revenue Service.
Office of the Assistant Secretary for International Affairs; Survey of Foreign Ownership of U.S. Securities
Document Number: E6-5795
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-04-19
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Department of Treasury
By this Notice, the Department of the Treasury is informing the public that it is conducting a mandatory survey of foreign ownership of U.S. securities as of June 30, 2006. This Notice constitutes legal notification to all United States persons (defined below) who meet the reporting requirements set forth in this Notice that they must respond to, and comply with, this survey. Additional copies of the reporting forms SHLA (2006) and instructions may be printed from the Internet at: http://www.treas.gov/tic/forms-sh.html. Definition: A U.S. person is any individual, branch, partnership, associated group, association, estate, trust, corporation, or other organization (whether or not organized under the laws of any State), and any government (including a foreign government, the United States Government, a state, provincial, or local government, and any agency, corporation, financial institution, or other entity or instrumentality thereof, including a government-sponsored agency), who resides in the United States or is subject to the jurisdiction of the United States. Who Must Report: The panel for this survey is based upon the level of foreign holdings of U.S. securities reported on the June 2004 benchmark survey of foreign holdings of U.S. securities, and will consist mostly of the largest reporters on that survey. Entities required to report will be contacted individually by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Entities not contacted by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York have no reporting responsibilities. What to Report: This report will collect information on foreign resident holdings of U.S. securities, including equities, short-term debt securities (including selected money market instruments), and long-term debt securities. How to Report: Copies of the survey forms and instructions, which contain complete information on reporting procedures and definitions, can be obtained by contacting the survey staff of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York at (212) 720-6300, e-mail: SHLA.help@ny.frb.org. The mailing address is: Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Statistics Function, 4th Floor, 33 Liberty Street, New York, NY 10045-0001. Inquiries can also be made to Mr. William L. Griever, Federal Reserve Board of Governors, at (202) 452-2924, e-mail: william.l.griever@frb.gov; or to Dwight Wolkow at (202) 622-1276, e- mail: wolkowd@do.treas.gov. When to Report: Data should be submitted to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, acting as fiscal agent for the Department of the Treasury, by August 31, 2006. Paperwork Reduction Act Notice: This data collection has been approved by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act and assigned control number 1505-0123. An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a valid control number assigned by OMB. The estimated average annual burden associated with this collection of information is 486 hours per report for the largest custodians of securities, and 110 hours per report for the largest issuers of securities that have data to report and are not custodians. Comments concerning the accuracy of this burden estimate and suggestions for reducing this burden should be directed to the Department of the Treasury, Office of International Affairs, Attention Administrator, International Portfolio Investment Data Reporting Systems, Room 5422, Washington, DC 20220, and to OMB, Attention Desk Officer for the Department of the Treasury, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Washington, DC 20503.
Proposed Collection: Comment Request for Customer Satisfaction and Opinion Surveys and Focus Group Interviews
Document Number: E6-5725
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-04-18
Agency: United States Mint, 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 United States Mint, a bureau of the Department of the Treasury, is soliciting comments on the United States Mint customer satisfaction and opinion surveys and focus group interviews.
Financial Crimes Enforcement Network; Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Report of International Transportation of Currency or Monetary Instruments
Document Number: E6-5701
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-04-18
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Department of Treasury
As part of our continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on an information collection requirement concerning the Report of International Transportation of Currency or Monetary Instruments (the ``CMIR''). This request for comment is being made pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), Public Law 104-13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)).
Technical Amendments To Reflect BIF and SAIF Merger
Document Number: 06-3720
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-04-18
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Office of Thrift Supervision, Thrift Supervision Office, Department of Treasury
The Office of Thrift Supervision (OTS) is amending its regulations to incorporate numerous technical and conforming amendments necessary to reflect the recent merger of the Bank Insurance Fund (BIF) and the Savings Association Insurance Fund (SAIF).
Open Meeting of the Ad Hoc Committee of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel
Document Number: E6-5631
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-04-17
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.
Updated Mortality Tables for Determining Current Liability; Hearing Cancellation
Document Number: E6-5630
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2006-04-17
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document provides notice of cancellation of a public hearing on proposed rulemaking that relates to the affect plans sponsors and administrators, and participants in and beneficiaries of certain retirement plans under section 412(l)(7) of the Internal Revenue Code and section 302(d)(7) of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974.
Open Meeting of the Area 1 Taxpayer Advocacy Panel (Including the States of New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Vermont and Maine)
Document Number: E6-5613
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-04-17
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
An open meeting of the Area 1 Taxpayer Advocacy Panel will be conducted at the Cranston Public Library located at 140 Sockanosset Cross Road, Cranston, Rhode Island 02920-5539. Taxpayer Advocacy Panel is soliciting public comments, ideas and suggestions on improving customer service at the Internal Revenue Service.
Open Meeting of the Area 3 Taxpayer Advocacy Panel (Including the States of Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Arkansas and Puerto Rico)
Document Number: E6-5612
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-04-17
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
An open meeting of the Area 3 Taxpayer Advocacy Panel will be conducted in Atlanta, GA. The Taxpayer Advocacy Panel is soliciting public comments, ideas, and suggestions on improving customer service at the Internal Revenue Service.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: E6-5512
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-04-13
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Department of Treasury