Department of the Treasury February 2015 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project
Document Number: 2015-02522
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-02-09
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 qualified separate lines of business.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 8621-A
Document Number: 2015-02521
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-02-09
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 8621-A, Return by a Shareholder Making Certain Late Elections To End Treatment as a Passive Foreign Investment Company.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 8850
Document Number: 2015-02495
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-02-09
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 8850, Pre-Screening Notice and Certification Request for the Work Opportunity and Welfare-to-Work Credits.
Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Joint Committee
Document Number: 2015-02487
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-02-09
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
An open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Joint Committee will be conducted. The Taxpayer Advocacy Panel is soliciting public comments, ideas, and suggestions on improving customer service at the Internal Revenue Service.
Interim Guidance Concerning the Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2015
Document Number: 2015-02556
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-02-06
Agency: Department of the Treasury
This notice provides interim guidance concerning the Terrorism Risk Insurance Program (Program) under the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act of 2002, as amended (TRIA). In this notice, the Department of the Treasury (Treasury) addresses issues that have arisen under Treasury's regulations for the Program (Program regulations) due to the enactment of the Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2015 (2015 Reauthorization Act).
Designation of Individuals and Entities Pursuant to Executive Order 13660
Document Number: 2015-02483
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-02-06
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control
The Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (``OFAC'') is publishing the names of seventeen individuals and seven entities whose property and interests in property have been blocked pursuant to Executive Order 13660 of March 6, 2014, ``Blocking Property of Certain Persons Contributing to the Situation in Ukraine.''
Open Meeting of the President's Advisory Council on Financial Capability for Young Americans
Document Number: 2015-02470
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-02-06
Agency: Department of the Treasury
The President's Advisory Council on Financial Capability for Young Americans (Council) will convene for an open meeting on March 3, 2015, at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, 1650 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20502, beginning at 10:30 a.m. Eastern Time. The meeting will be open to the public via live webcast at http:// www.whitehouse.gov/live.
Open Meeting of the Financial Research Advisory Committee, Fifth Meeting of FRAC
Document Number: 2015-02316
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-02-05
Agency: Department of the Treasury
The Financial Research Advisory Committee for the Treasury's Office of Financial Research (OFR) is convening for its fifth meeting on Tuesday, February 24, 2015 in the Benjamin Strong Room, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, 33 Liberty Street, New York, NY 10045, beginning at 9:45 a.m. Eastern Time. The meeting will be open to the public via live webcast at http://www.financialresearch.gov and limited seating will also be available.
Unblocking of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons Pursuant to Executive Order 12978
Document Number: 2015-02312
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-02-05
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control
The Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is publishing the names of three individuals whose property and interests in property have been unblocked pursuant to Executive Order 12978 of October 21, 1995, ``Blocking Assets and Prohibiting Transactions With Significant Narcotics Traffickers''.
Unblocking of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons Pursuant to the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act
Document Number: 2015-02305
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-02-05
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control
The Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is publishing the names of three individuals and two entities whose property and interests in property have been unblocked pursuant to the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act (Kingpin Act) (21 U.S.C. Sections 1901-1908, 8 U.S.C. Section 1182).
Agency Information Collection Activities: Information Collection Renewal; Comment Request; Bank Activities and Operations
Document Number: 2015-02241
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-02-05
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). Under the PRA, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension of an existing collection of information, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. 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 its information collection titled, ``Bank Activities and Operations.''
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project
Document Number: 2015-02154
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-02-04
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)). The IRS is soliciting comments concerning Performance & Quality for Small Wind Energy Property.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for a Notice
Document Number: 2015-02153
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-02-04
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)). The IRS is soliciting comments concerning information collection requirements related to interest rates and appropriate foreign loss payment patterns for determining the qualified insurance income of certain controlled corporations.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 8952
Document Number: 2015-02152
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-02-04
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 8952, Application for Voluntary Classification Settlement Program.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 4029
Document Number: 2015-02151
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-02-04
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 4029, Application for Exemption from Social Security and Medicare Taxes and Waiver of Benefits.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Notice 2005-44
Document Number: 2015-02059
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-02-03
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 2005-44, Charitable Contributions of Certain Motor Vehicles, Boats, and Airplanes.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 2290/SP
Document Number: 2015-02057
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-02-03
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 2290/SP Heavy Highway Vehicle Use Tax Return.
Additional Designations, Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act
Document Number: 2015-02045
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-02-03
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 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).
Minority Depository Institutions Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2015-02005
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-02-03
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 Minority Depository Institutions Advisory Committee (MDIAC).
Proposed Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Interest-Rate-Risk Vendor Questionnaire
Document Number: 2015-02001
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-02-03
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). Under the PRA, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. 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. Currently, the OCC is soliciting comment concerning its proposed information collection entitled, ``Interest Rate Risk Vendor Questionnaire.''
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Joint Comment Request
Document Number: 2015-02056
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-02-02
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
In accordance with the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 35), the OCC, the Board, and the FDIC (the agencies) may not conduct or sponsor, and the respondent is not required to respond to, an information collection unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. On June 23, 2014, the agencies, under the auspices of the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC), requested public comment for 60 days on proposed revisions to the risk-weighted assets portion of Schedule RC- R, Regulatory Capital, and to line items related to securities lent and borrowed in Schedule RC-L, Derivatives and Off-Balance Sheet Items, in the Consolidated Reports of Condition and Income (Call Report or FFIEC 031 and FFIEC 041). The proposed revisions to the Call Report are consistent with the revised regulatory capital rules approved by the agencies in July 2013 (revised regulatory capital rules). After considering the comments received on the proposed revisions, the FFIEC and the agencies will proceed with the proposed reporting revisions with some modifications as described in sections II, III, and IV of the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section below. For all institutions required to file the Call Report, the proposed revised risk-weighted assets portion of Schedule RC-R and the proposed changes to Schedule RC-L would take effect as of the March 31, 2015, report date.
Proposed Collection
Document Number: 2015-01839
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-02-02
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 Conforming Adjustments Subsequent to Section 482 Allocations.