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Agency Information Collection Activities: Information Collection Renewal; Submission for OMB Review; Lending Limits
Document Number: 2013-27872
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-21
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 public and other Federal agencies to comment on the renewal of an 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 renewal of its information collection titled, ``Lending Limits.'' The OCC is also giving notice that it has submitted the collection to OMB for review.
Community Reinvestment Act; Interagency Questions and Answers Regarding Community Reinvestment; Notice
Document Number: 2013-27738
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-20
Agency: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Agencies and Commissions, Federal Reserve System, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The OCC, Board, and FDIC (collectively, the Agencies) are adopting as final the Interagency Questions and Answers Regarding Community Reinvestment that were proposed on March 18, 2013, to address several community development issues. In response to comments received, the Agencies made minor clarifications to some of the new and revised questions and answers that were proposed.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2013-27732
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-19
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)).
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 8945
Document Number: 2013-27721
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-19
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 the PTIN Supplemental Application For U.S. Citizens Without A Social Security Number Due To Conscientious Reasons.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 5307
Document Number: 2013-27686
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-19
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 5307, Application for Determination for Adopters of Master or Prototype or Volume Submitter Plans.
Reduction or Suspension of Safe Harbor Contributions
Document Number: 2013-27452
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-11-15
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains amendments to regulations relating to certain cash or deferred arrangements under section 401(k) and matching contributions and employee contributions under section 401(m). These regulations provide guidance on permitted mid-year reductions or suspensions of safe harbor nonelective contributions in certain circumstances for amendments adopted after May 18, 2009. These regulations also revise the requirements for permitted mid-year reductions or suspensions of safe harbor matching contributions for plan years beginning on or after January 1, 2015. The regulations affect administrators of, employers maintaining, participants in, and beneficiaries of certain defined contribution plans that satisfy the nondiscrimination tests of section 401(k) and section 401(m) using one of the design-based safe harbors.
Controlled Group Regulation Examples; Hearing Cancellation
Document Number: 2013-27451
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-11-15
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document cancels a public hearing on proposed regulations that propose revisions to examples that illustrate the controlled group rules related to regulated investment companies.
Treatment of Income From Indian Fishing Rights-Related Activity as Compensation
Document Number: 2013-27331
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-11-15
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains proposed regulations that would clarify that amounts paid to an Indian tribe member as remuneration for services performed in a fishing rights-related activity may be treated as compensation for purposes of applying the limits on qualified plan benefits and contributions. These regulations would affect sponsors of, and participants in, employee benefit plans of Indian tribal governments.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 8879-EX
Document Number: 2013-27330
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-15
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 8879-EX, IRS e-file Signature Authorization for Forms 720, 2290, and 8849.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Notice 2004-59
Document Number: 2013-27329
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-15
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 Notice 2004-59, plan amendments following election of alternative deficit reduction contribution.
Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee; Public Meeting
Document Number: 2013-27181
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-13
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 November 22, 2013. Date: November 22, 2013. Time: 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Location: Conference Room A, United States Mint, 801 9th Street NW., Washington, DC 20220. Subject: Review and discussion of candidate designs for the 2014 American Eagle Platinum Coin Program and the 2014 First Spouse Gold Coin and Bronze Medal Program; and review and discussion of themes for the 2015 March of Dimes Commemorative Coin Program and for the 2015 and 2016 First Spouse Gold Coin and Bronze Medal Programs. In addition, the CCAC will review and discuss its FY2013 Annual Report. Interested persons should call the CCAC HOTLINE at (202) 354-7502 for the latest update on meeting time and room location. In accordance with 31 U.S.C. 5135, the CCAC: [ssquf] Advises 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. [ssquf] Advises 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. [ssquf] Makes recommendations with respect to the mintage level for any commemorative coin recommended.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Information Collection Renewal; Comment Request
Document Number: 2013-27128
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-13
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 comment on the renewal of an 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 Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number. The OCC is soliciting comment concerning the renewal of an information collection titled, ``Record and Disclosure RequirementsConsumer Financial Protection Bureau Regulations B, C, E, M, Z, and DD and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System Regulation CC.''
Final Rules Under the Paul Wellstone and Pete Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008; Technical Amendment to External Review for Multi-State Plan Program
Document Number: 2013-27086
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-11-13
Agency: Employee Benefits Security Administration, Department of Labor, Department of Health and Human Services, Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains final rules implementing the Paul Wellstone and Pete Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008, which requires parity between mental health or substance use disorder benefits and medical/surgical benefits with respect to financial requirements and treatment limitations under group health plans and group and individual health insurance coverage. This document also contains a technical amendment relating to external review with respect to the multi-state plan program administered by the Office of Personnel Management.
Quarterly Publication of Individuals, Who Have Chosen To Expatriate, as Required by Section 6039G
Document Number: 2013-27072
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-13
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This notice is provided in accordance with IRC section 6039G of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA) of 1996, as amended. This listing contains the name of each individual losing United States citizenship (within the meaning of section 877(a) or 877A) with respect to whom the Secretary received information during the quarter ending September 30, 2013. For purposes of this listing, long-term residents, as defined in section 877(e)(2), are treated as if they were citizens of the United States who lost citizenship.
Survey of U.S. Ownership of Foreign Securities as of December 31, 2013
Document Number: 2013-26973
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-12
Agency: Department of the Treasury
By this Notice and in accordance with 31 CFR 129, the Department of the Treasury is informing the public that it is conducting a mandatory survey of ownership of foreign securities by U.S. residents as of December 31, 2013. 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. The reporting form SHCA (2013) and instructions may be printed from the Internet at: http:// www.treasury.gov/resource-center/data-chart-center/tic/Pages/ forms- sh.aspx#shc Definition: Pursuant to 22 U.S.C. 3102 a United States 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 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 reporting panel is based upon the data submitted for the 2011 Benchmark survey and the June 2012 TIC report Aggregate Holdings of Long-Term Securities by U.S. and Foreign Residents (TIC SLT). 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 holdings by U.S. residents of foreign securities, including equities, long-term debt securities, and short-term debt securities (including selected money market instruments). How To Report: Completed reports can be submitted electronically or mailed to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Statistics Function, 4th Floor, 33 Liberty Street, New York, NY 10045-0001. Inquiries can be made to the survey staff of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York at (212) 720-6300 or email: SHC.help@ny.frb.org. Inquiries can also be made to Dwight Wolkow at (202) 622-1276, email: comments2TIC@do.treas.gov. When To Report: Data must be submitted to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, acting as fiscal agent for the Department of the Treasury, by March 3, 2014. 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 1505-0146. 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 48 hours per respondent for end-investors and custodians that file Schedule 3 reports covering their securities entrusted to U.S. resident custodians, 145 hours per respondent for large end-investors filing Schedule 2 reports, and 700 hours per respondent for large custodians of securities filing Schedule 2 reports. Comments concerning the accuracy of this burden estimate and suggestions for reducing this burden should be directed to the Department of the Treasury, 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.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Company-Run Annual Stress Test Reporting Template and Documentation for Covered Institutions With Total Consolidated Assets of $50 Billion or More Under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act
Document Number: 2013-26869
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-08
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 comment on a revision to this 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 Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number. Currently, the OCC is soliciting comment concerning a revision to a regulatory reporting requirement for national banks and Federal savings associations titled, ``Company-Run Annual Stress Test Reporting Template and Documentation for Covered Institutions with Total Consolidated Assets of $50 Billion or More under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.'' The OCC is also giving notice that it has sent the collection to OMB for review.
Senior Executive Service; Legal Division Performance Review Board
Document Number: 2013-26862
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-08
Agency: Department of the Treasury
Pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 4314(c)(4), this notice announces the appointment of members of the Legal Division PRB. The purpose of this Board is to review and make recommendations concerning proposed performance appraisals, ratings, bonuses, and other appropriate personnel actions for incumbents of SES positions in the Legal Division.
Designation of Six Individuals and Four Entities Pursuant to Executive Order 13581, “Blocking Property of Transnational Criminal Organizations”
Document Number: 2013-26614
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-07
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control
The Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control (``OFAC'') is publishing the names of six individuals and four entities whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to Executive Order 13581 of July 24, 2011, ``Blocking Property of Transnational Criminal Organizations.''
Additional Designations, Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act
Document Number: 2013-26608
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-07
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 20 entities and one individual whose property and interests in property have been blocked pursuant to the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act (``Kingpin Act'') (21 U.S.C. 1901-1908, 8 U.S.C. Sec. 1182). Additionally, OFAC is publishing additions to the identifying information for five individuals previously designated pursuant to the Kingpin Act.
Modifications of Certain Derivative Contracts
Document Number: 2013-26575
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-11-06
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains final regulations relating to the transfer or assignment of certain derivative contracts. The final regulations provide guidance to the nonassigning counterparty to a derivative contract and an assignee on certain notional principal contracts that are derivative contracts. The final regulations provide that the nonassigning counterparty does not have an exchange for purposes of Sec. 1.1001-1(a) when certain derivative contracts are transferred or assigned and clarify that the embedded loan rules of Sec. 1.446-3(g)(4) do not apply to such transactions.
Fee Schedule for the Transfer of U.S. Treasury Book-Entry Securities Held on the National Book-Entry System
Document Number: 2013-26561
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-06
Agency: Department of the Treasury
The Department of the Treasury (Treasury) is announcing a new fee schedule applicable to transfers of U.S. Treasury book-entry securities maintained on the National Book-Entry System (NBES) that occur on or after January 2, 2014.
Advisory Group to the Commissioner of Internal Revenue; Renewal of Charter
Document Number: 2013-26389
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-05
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Charter for the Information Reporting Program Advisory Committee (IRPAC), has been renewed for a two-year period beginning October 29, 2013.
Advisory Group to the Commissioner of Internal Revenue; Renewal of Charter
Document Number: 2013-26388
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-05
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Charter for the Internal Revenue Service Advisory Council (IRSAC), has been renewed for a two-year period beginning October 29, 2013.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Revenue Procedure2007-69
Document Number: 2013-26387
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-05
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, Public Law 104-13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning Revenue Procedure 2007-69, Section 45H Certification.
Proposed Collection: Comment Request for Regulation Project
Document Number: 2013-26386
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-05
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 notice of proposed rulemaking and temporary regulation, REG- 135898-04 (TD 9154), Extension of Time to Elect Method for Determining Allowable Loss; REG-152524-02 (TD 9057), Guidance Under Section 1502, Amendment of Waiver of Loss Carryovers from Separate Return Limitation Years; REG-123305-02, REG-102740-02 (TD 9187), Loss Limitation Rules.
Proposed Collection: Comment Request for Regulation Project
Document Number: 2013-26385
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-05
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, IA-44-94 (TD 8690), Deductibility, Substantiation, and Disclosure of Certain Charitable Contributions (Sec. Sec. 1.170A-13(f) and 1.6115-1).
Proposed Collection: Comment Request for Regulation Project
Document Number: 2013-26384
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-05
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, IA-33-92 (TD 8507), Information Reporting for Reimbursements of Interest on Qualified Mortgages (Sec. 1.6050H- 2).
Additional Designations, Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act
Document Number: 2013-26333
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-04
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 two individuals and five entities whose property and interests in property have been blocked pursuant to the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act (``Kingpin Act'') (21 U.S.C. 1901-1908, 8 U.S.C. 1182).
User Fees for Processing Installment Agreements and Offers in Compromise; Hearing Cancellation
Document Number: 2013-26280
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-11-04
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document cancels a public hearing on proposed regulations that amend the provider user fees for installment agreements and offers in compromise.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2013-26164
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-04
Agency: Department of the Treasury
Agency Information Collection Activities: Information Collection Renewal; Submission for OMB Review; Licensing Manual
Document Number: 2013-26199
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-01
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 renewal, 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 OMB control number. The OCC is soliciting comment concerning its information collection titled, ``Comptroller's Licensing Manual.'' The OCC is also giving notice that it has sent the collection to OMB for review.
Information Collection Proposed Renewal Without Change; Comment Request; Anti-Money Laundering Programs; Due Diligence Programs for Correspondent Accounts for Foreign Financial Institutions
Document Number: 2013-25840
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-01
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network
As part of our continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, we invite comment on a proposed renewal, without change, to an information collection found in existing regulations requiring U.S. financial institutions to establish due diligence policies, procedures, and controls reasonably designed to detect and report money laundering through correspondent accounts that U.S. financial institutions establish or maintain for certain foreign financial institutions. 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).
Notice of Funds Availability (NOFA) Inviting Applications for the Native American CDFI Assistance Program (NACA Program) for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 Funding Round
Document Number: 2013-25949
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-10-31
Agency: Community Development Financial Institutions Fund, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
Subject to funding availability, this NOFA is issued in connection with the FY 2014 Funding Round of the NACA Program, which the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) administers.
Notice of Funds Availability (NOFA) Inviting Applications for the Community Development Financial Institutions Program (CDFI Program) FY 2014 Funding Round (FY 2014 Funding Round)
Document Number: 2013-25948
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-10-31
Agency: Community Development Financial Institutions Fund, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
Subject to funding availability, this NOFA is issued in connection with the CDFI Program FY 2014 Funding Round, administered by the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund).
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2013-25925
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-10-31
Agency: Department of the Treasury
Modification of Financial Reporting Requirements for Non-Profit Organizations
Document Number: 2013-25872
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-10-31
Agency: Community Development Financial Institutions Fund, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The mission of the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) is to increase economic opportunity and promote community development investments for underserved populations in distressed communities in the United States. Its long-term vision is to economically empower America's underserved and distressed communities. The purpose of the Community Development Financial Institutions Program (CDFI Program) is to promote economic revitalization and community development through investment in and assistance to Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs). Under the CDFI Program, the CDFI Fund provides financial assistance in the form of grants, loans, equity investments and deposits to CDFIs selected through a merit-based application process. The CDFI Fund provides financial assistance to CDFIs to enhance their ability to make loans and investments, and to provide related services for the benefit of designated investment areas, targeted populations, or both. In addition, through the CDFI Program, the CDFI Fund provides technical assistance grants to CDFIs and entities that propose to become CDFIs, for the purpose of increasing their capacity to serve their target markets. The CDFI Fund is amending its regulations regarding the financial reporting requirements for non-profit organizations. The regulatory change requires CDFI Program awardees that are non-profit organizations to provide audited financial statements within 180 days after the end of the awardee's fiscal year end. This regulatory action conforms to the financial reporting requirements for non-profit awardees to the statutory provisions governing the CDFI Program.
Notice of Rate To Be Used for Federal Debt Collection, and Discount and Rebate Evaluation
Document Number: 2013-25707
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-10-31
Agency: Fiscal Service, Public Debt Bureau, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Secretary of the Treasury is responsible for computing and publishing the percentage rate that is to be used in assessing interest charges for outstanding debts owed to the Government (The Debt Collection Act of 1982, as amended (codified at 31 U.S.C. 3717)). This rate is also to be used by agencies as a comparison point in evaluating the cost-effectiveness of a cash discount. In addition, this rate is to be used in determining when agencies should pay purchase card invoices when the card issuer offers a rebate (5 CFR 1315.8). Notice is hereby given that the applicable rate is for calendar year 2014 is 1.00 percent.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2013-25632
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-10-30
Agency: Department of the Treasury
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2013-25625
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-10-30
Agency: Department of the Treasury
Loans in Areas Having Special Flood Hazards
Document Number: 2013-24724
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-10-30
Agency: Farm Credit Administration, Agencies and Commissions, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Federal Reserve System, National Credit Union Administration, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Board), Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), the Farm Credit Administration (FCA), and the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) (collectively, the Agencies) are proposing to amend their regulations regarding loans in areas having special flood hazards to implement provisions of the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012. Specifically, the proposal would establish requirements with respect to the escrow of flood insurance payments, the acceptance of private flood insurance coverage, and the force-placement of flood insurance. The proposal also would clarify the Agencies' flood insurance regulations with respect to other amendments made by the Act and make technical corrections. Furthermore, the OCC and the FDIC are proposing to integrate their flood insurance regulations for national banks and Federal savings associations and for State non-member banks and State savings associations, respectively.
Bank Enterprise Award (BEA) Program; Programmatic and Administrative Aspects; Public Comment Request
Document Number: 2013-25622
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-10-29
Agency: Community Development Financial Institutions Fund, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This notice invites comments from the public on certain programmatic and administrative aspects of the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund's (CDFI Fund) Bank Enterprise Award (BEA) Program, pursuant to the BEA Program regulations set forth at 12 CFR part 1806 (the Interim Rule). All materials submitted will be available for public inspection and copying.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project
Document Number: 2013-25581
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-10-29
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 the Interim Final Rules, Group Health Plans and Health Insurance Coverage Relating to Status as a Grandfathered Health Plan under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
Mutual Savings Association Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2013-25423
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-10-29
Agency: Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) announces a meeting of the Mutual Savings Association Advisory Committee (MSAAC).
Mixed Straddles; Straddle-by-Straddle Identification Under Section 1092(b)(2)(A)(i)(I); Correction
Document Number: 2013-25361
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-10-29
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains amendments to temporary regulations relating to guidance for taxpayers electing to establish a mixed straddle using straddle-by-straddle identification. These amendments include a change to the applicability date of the temporary regulations pursuant to which the temporary regulations apply to transactions established after the date of publication of the Treasury decision adopting these rules as final regulations in the Federal Register. The amendments to the temporary regulations will affect taxpayers who elect to establish a mixed straddle using straddle-by-straddle identification.
Mixed Straddles; Straddle-by-Straddle Identification Under Section 1092(b)(2)(A)(i)(I); Correction
Document Number: 2013-25360
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-10-29
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains amendments to proposed regulations relating to guidance for taxpayers electing to establish a mixed straddle using straddle-by-straddle identification. These amendments include a change to the applicability date of the proposed regulations pursuant to which the proposed regulations would apply to transactions established after the date of publication of the Treasury decision adopting these rules as final regulations in the Federal Register. The amendments to the proposed regulations will affect taxpayers who elect to establish a mixed straddle using straddle-by-straddle identification.
Policy Statement on the Principles for Development and Distribution of Annual Stress Test Scenarios
Document Number: 2013-25421
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-10-28
Agency: Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This final guidance sets forth the general processes and factors to be used by the OCC in developing and distributing the stress test scenarios for the annual stress test required by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 (``Dodd-Frank Act'') as implemented by the Annual Stress Test final rule (Stress Test Rule) published on October 9, 2012. Under the Stress Test Rule national banks and federal savings associations with total consolidated assets of more than $10 billion (covered institutions) are required to conduct annual stress tests using a minimum of three scenarios (baseline, adverse and severely adverse) provided by the OCC. The Stress Test Rule specified that the OCC will provide the required scenarios to the covered institutions by November 15th of each year. On November 15, 2012, the OCC published interim guidance explaining how the OCC would develop the stress test scenarios.\1\ The OCC is now adopting the interim guidance as final.
Community Development Financial Institutions Fund Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2013-25318
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-10-28
Agency: Department of the Treasury
The U.S. 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 Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Fund, Department of the Treasury, is soliciting comments concerning the Qualified Issuer Application, the Guarantee Application, and the Secondary Loan Requirements for the Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Bond Guarantee Program.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2013-25286
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-10-28
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. Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning Form 1120-RIC, U.S. Income Tax Return for Regulated Investment Companies.