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

Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Taxpayer Assistance Center Improvements Project Committee
Document Number: 2015-08434
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-14
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
An open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Taxpayer Assistance Center Improvements Project Committee will be conducted. The Taxpayer Advocacy Panel is soliciting public comments, ideas, and suggestions on improving customer service at the Internal Revenue Service.
Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Taxpayer Communications Project Committee
Document Number: 2015-08433
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-14
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
An open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Taxpayer Communications Project Committee will be conducted. The Taxpayer Advocacy Panel is soliciting public comments, ideas, and suggestions on improving customer service at the Internal Revenue Service.
Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Tax Forms and Publications Project Committee
Document Number: 2015-08432
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-14
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
An open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Tax Forms and Publications Project Committee will be conducted. The Taxpayer Advocacy Panel is soliciting public comments, ideas and suggestions on improving customer service at the Internal Revenue Service.
Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Special Projects Committee
Document Number: 2015-08431
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-14
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
An open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Special Projects Committee will be conducted. The Taxpayer Advocacy Panel is soliciting public comments, ideas, and suggestions on improving customer service at the Internal Revenue Service.
Mutual Savings Association Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2015-08404
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-13
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).
Syrian Sanctions Regulations
Document Number: 2015-08374
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-04-13
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control
The Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control is amending the Syrian Sanctions Regulations to authorize by general license certain activities relating to publishing, not already exempt from regulation, that support the publishing and marketing of manuscripts, books, journals, and newspapers in paper and electronic format.
Modification of CDFI Certification Requirements
Document Number: granule299
Type: Unknown
Date: 2015-04-10
Agency: Community Development Financial Institutions Fund, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) is amending the CDFI certification regulation with respect to the financing entity requirement and participation as an Eligible CDFI in the CDFI Bond Guarantee Program. This regulatory change creates a means for the CDFI Fund, in its discretion, to permit a CDFI's Affiliate, which applies for CDFI certification, to rely on the Controlling CDFI's activity or track record in order to meet the financing entity requirement, solely for the purpose of the Affiliate participating as an Eligible CDFI under the CDFI Bond Guarantee Program.
Notice of Guarantee Availability (NOGA) Inviting Qualified Issuer Applications and Guarantee Applications for the Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Bond Guarantee Program
Document Number: 2015-08355
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-10
Agency: Community Development Financial Institutions Fund, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This NOGA is published in connection with the CDFI Bond Guarantee Program, administered by the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund), the U.S. Department of the Treasury (Treasury). The purpose of this NOGA is to notify the public that: (i) Parties interested in being approved as Qualified Issuers may submit Qualified Issuer Applications and (ii) Qualified Issuers may submit Guarantee Applications to be approved for a Guarantee under the CDFI Bond Guarantee Program. This NOGA also explains application submission and evaluation requirements and processes, and provides agency contacts and information on CDFI Bond Guarantee Program outreach.
Surety Companies Acceptable on Federal Bonds-Change in State of Incorporation Arch Reinsurance Company
Document Number: 2015-08048
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-08
Agency: Fiscal Service, Public Debt Bureau, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This is Supplement No. 5 to the Treasury Department Circular 570, 2014 Revision, published July 1, 2014, at 79 FR 37398.
Surety Companies Acceptable on Federal Bonds: Bondex Insurance Company
Document Number: 2015-08044
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-08
Agency: Fiscal Service, Public Debt Bureau, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This is Supplement No. 6 to the Treasury Department Circular 570, 2014 Revision, published July 1, 2014, at 79 FR 37398.
Surety Companies Acceptable on Federal Bonds: The Charter Oak Fire Insurance Company (NAIC #25615); Travelers Property Casualty Company of America (NAIC #25674); The Travelers Indemnity Company of Connecticut (NAIC #25682); The Travelers Indemnity Company of America (NAIC #25666)
Document Number: 2015-08043
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-08
Agency: Fiscal Service, Public Debt Bureau, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This is Supplement No. 7 to the Treasury Department Circular 570, 2014 Revision, published July 1, 2014, at 79 FR 37398.
Surety Companies Acceptable On Federal Bonds: Termination Companion Property and Casualty Insurance Company
Document Number: 2015-08038
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-08
Agency: Fiscal Service, Public Debt Bureau, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This is Supplement No .8 to the Treasury Department Circular 570; 2014 Revision, published July 1, 2014, at 79 FR 37398.
Surety Companies Acceptable on Federal Bonds: Termination; American Service Insurance Company, Inc.
Document Number: 2015-08037
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-08
Agency: Fiscal Service, Public Debt Bureau, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This is Supplement No. 9 to the Treasury Department Circular 570; 2014 Revision, published July 1, 2014, at 79 FR 37398.
Commonwealth Bank, F.S.B., Mt. Sterling, Kentucky; Approval of Conversion Application
Document Number: 2015-07869
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-07
Agency: Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee; Meetings
Document Number: 2015-07683
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-07
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 April 6, 2015. Date: April 6, 2015. Time: 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. EDT. Location: This meeting will occur via teleconference. Interested members of the public may dial in to listen to the meeting at (866) 564-9287/Access Code: 62956028. Subject: Discussion of design concepts for the 2017 Lions Club International Century of Service Commemorative Coin and the Selma Foot Soldiers of 1965 Congressional Gold Medal. 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: 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. 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. Makes recommendations with respect to the mintage level for any commemorative coin recommended.
Allocation of Controlled Group Research Credit
Document Number: 2015-07380
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2015-04-03
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains proposed regulations relating to the allocation of the group credit. The proposed regulations will affect certain taxpayers claiming the credit. In the Rules and Regulations section of this issue of the Federal Register, the IRS is issuing temporary regulations providing guidance relating to the allocation of the credit for increasing research activities (research credit) to corporations and trades or businesses under common control (controlled groups). The temporary regulations also contain rules relating to the allocation of the railroad track maintenance credit (RTMC) and the election for a reduced research credit. The text of the temporary regulations also serves as the text of these proposed regulations.
Allocation of Controlled Group Research Credit
Document Number: 2015-07331
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-04-03
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains final and temporary regulations relating to the allocation of the credit for increasing research activities (research credit) to corporations and trades or businesses under common control (controlled groups)... This document also contains final and temporary regulations relating to the allocation of the railroad track maintenance credit and the election for a reduced research credit. The text of these temporary regulations also serves as the text of the proposed regulations (REG-133489-13) published in the Proposed Rules section in this issue of the Federal Register.
Additional Designations, Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act
Document Number: 2015-07635
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-02
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 four 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). In addition, OFAC is updating the identifying information for one individual who was previously identified pursuant to the Kingpin Act.
Community Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Matching Grant Program-Availability of Application for Federal Financial Assistance
Document Number: 2015-07589
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-02
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document provides notice of the availability of the application package for the 2016 Community Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Matching Grant Program.
Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) Program Availability of Application Packages
Document Number: 2015-07588
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-02
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document provides notice of the availability of Application Packages for the 2016 Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) Program.
Art Advisory Panel-Notice of Closed Meeting
Document Number: 2015-07451
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-01
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
Closed meeting of the Art Advisory Panel will be held in New York, NY.
Regulations Revising Rules Regarding Agency for a Consolidated Group
Document Number: 2015-07182
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-04-01
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains final regulations regarding the agent for an affiliated group of corporations that files a consolidated return (consolidated group). The final regulations provide guidance concerning the identity and authority of the agent for a consolidated group. These final regulations affect all corporations in consolidated groups.