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

Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 8902
Document Number: 2015-17314
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-14
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 8902, Alternative Tax on Qualifying Shipping Activities.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 990 and Related Schedules
Document Number: 2015-17312
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-14
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 990, Return of Organization Exempt From Income Tax Under Section 501(c), 527, or 4947(a)(1) of the Internal Revenue Code (except black lung benefit trust or private foundation), Schedule A, Organization Exempt Under Section 501(c)(3) (Except Private Foundation), and Section 501(e), 501(f), 501(k), 501(n), or Section 4947(a)(1) Nonexempt Charitable Trust, and Schedule B, Schedule of Contributors.
Coverage of Certain Preventive Services Under the Affordable Care Act
Document Number: 2015-17076
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-07-14
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 regulations regarding coverage of certain preventive services under section 2713 of the Public Health Service Act (PHS Act), added by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, as amended, and incorporated into the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 and the Internal Revenue Code. Section 2713 of the PHS Act requires coverage without cost sharing of certain preventive health services by non-grandfathered group health plans and health insurance coverage. These regulations finalize provisions from three rulemaking actions: Interim final regulations issued in July 2010 related to coverage of preventive services, interim final regulations issued in August 2014 related to the process an eligible organization uses to provide notice of its religious objection to the coverage of contraceptive services, and proposed regulations issued in August 2014 related to the definition of ``eligible organization,'' which would expand the set of entities that may avail themselves of an accommodation with respect to the coverage of contraceptive services.
Open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Taxpayer Communications Project Committee
Document Number: 2015-17002
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-14
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.
Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Race, Color, or National Origin in Programs or Activities Receiving Federal Financial Assistance
Document Number: 2015-17034
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2015-07-13
Agency: Department of the Treasury
This proposed regulation provides for the enforcement of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended (``Title VI'') to the end that no person in the United States shall on the grounds of race, color, or national origin be denied participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be otherwise subjected to discrimination under any program or activity that receives federal financial assistance from the Department of the Treasury. The promulgation of this proposed regulation will provide guidance to the Department's recipients of federal financial assistance in complying with the provisions of Title VI and will also promote consistent and appropriate enforcement of Title VI by the Department's components.
Pricing for the 2015 American Liberty High Relief Gold Coin
Document Number: 2015-17009
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-13
Agency: United States Mint, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The United States Mint is announcing the price of the 2015 American Liberty High Relief Gold Coin. This coin will be offered for sale based on the following pricing grid.
Open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Joint Committee.
Document Number: 2015-17008
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-13
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.
Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Taxpayer Assistance Center Improvements Project Committee
Document Number: 2015-17007
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-13
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 Special Projects Committee
Document Number: 2015-17005
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-13
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.
Open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Notices and Correspondence Project Committee
Document Number: 2015-17004
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-13
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
An open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Notices and Correspondence 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 Toll-Free Phone Line Project Committee
Document Number: 2015-17003
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-13
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
An open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Toll-Free Phone Line 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: 2015-17001
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-13
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 Joint Committee.
Document Number: 2015-17000
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-13
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.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2015-16963
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-13
Agency: Department of the Treasury
Sanctions Actions Pursuant to Executive Order 13664
Document Number: 2015-16931
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-10
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 two individuals and supplemental information for one individual whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to Executive Order (E.O.) 13664 and whose names have been added to OFAC's list of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons (SDN List).
Venezuela Sanctions Regulations
Document Number: 2015-16782
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-07-10
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control
The Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is issuing regulations to implement the Venezuela Defense of Human Rights and Civil Society Act of 2014 (Pub. L. 113-278) and Executive Order 13692 of March 8, 2015 (``Blocking Property and Suspending Entry of Certain Persons Contributing to the Situation in Venezuela''). OFAC intends to supplement this part 591 with a more comprehensive set of regulations, which may include additional interpretive and definitional guidance and additional general licenses and statements of licensing policy.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Information Collection Renewal; Submission for OMB Review; Registration of Mortgage Loan Originators
Document Number: 2015-16695
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-08
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 take this opportunity to comment on a continuing 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 the renewal of its information collection titled, ``Registration of Mortgage Loan Originators.'' The OCC also is giving notice that it has sent the collection to OMB for review.
List of Countries Requiring Cooperation With an International Boycott
Document Number: 2015-16681
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-08
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of the Treasury
Partnership Transactions Involving Equity Interests of a Partner; Correction
Document Number: 2015-16674
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-07-08
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains corrections to final and temporary regulations (TD 9722) that were published in the Federal Register on June 12, 2015 (80 FR 33402). The final and temporary regulations prevent a corporate partner from avoiding corporate-level gain through transactions with a partnership involving equity interests of the partner.
Partnership Transactions Involving Equity Interests of a Partner; Correction
Document Number: 2015-16673
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-07-08
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains corrections to final and temporary regulations (TD 9722) that were published in the Federal Register on June 12, 2015 (80 FR 33402). The final and temporary regulations prevent a corporate partner from avoiding corporate-level gain through transactions with a partnership involving equity interests of the partner.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Information Collection Renewal; Submission for OMB Review; Guidance on Stress Testing for Banking Organizations With More Than $10 Billion in Total Consolidated Assets
Document Number: 2015-16655
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-08
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 take this opportunity to comment on a continuing 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 respondents are 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, ``Guidance on Stress Testing for Banking Organizations with more than $10 Billion in Total Consolidated Assets.'' The OCC also is giving notice that it has sent the collection to OMB for review.
Liberty Savings Bank, FSB, Whiting, Indiana; Approval of Voluntary Supervisory Conversion Application
Document Number: 2015-16654
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-08
Agency: Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
Agency Information Collection Activities: Information Collection Renewal; Comment Request; Procedures To Enhance the Accuracy and Integrity of Information Furnished to Consumer Reporting Agencies Under Section 312 of the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act
Document Number: 2015-16538
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-07
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. 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 the renewal of its information collection titled, ``Procedures to Enhance the Accuracy and Integrity of Information Furnished to Consumer Reporting Agencies under Section 312 of the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act (FACT Act).''
Mutual Savings Association Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2015-16534
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-07
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).
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2015-16533
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-07
Agency: Department of the Treasury
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2015-16483
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-06
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)).
Advisory Group to the Commissioner of Internal Revenue; Renewal of Charter
Document Number: 2015-16482
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-06
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Charter for the Advisory Committee on Tax Exempt and Government Entities (ACT) has been renewed for a two-year period beginning May 11, 2015.
Open Meeting of the Financial Research Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2015-16457
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-06
Agency: Department of the Treasury
The Financial Research Advisory Committee for the Treasury's Office of Financial Research (OFR) is convening for its sixth meeting on Thursday, July 23, 2015, in the Cash Room, Main Treasury Building, 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, DC 20220, 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.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Iranian Financial Sanctions Regulations Report on Closure by U.S. Financial Institutions of Correspondent Accounts and Payable-Through Accounts
Document Number: 2015-16370
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-02
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control
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/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 Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) within the Department of the Treasury is soliciting comments concerning OFAC's Iranian Financial Sanctions Regulations Report on Closure by U.S. Financial Institutions of Correspondent Accounts and Payable-Through Accounts.
Proposed Establishment of the Champlain Valley of New York Viticultural Area
Document Number: 2015-16343
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2015-07-02
Agency: Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) proposes to establish the ``Champlain Valley of New York'' viticultural area in Clinton and Essex Counties, New York. The proposed viticultural area does not lie within or contain any established viticultural area. TTB designates viticultural areas to allow vintners to better describe the origin of their wines and to allow consumers to better identify wines they may purchase. TTB invites comments on this proposed addition to its regulations.
Unblocking of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons Pursuant to Executive Order 12978
Document Number: 2015-16339
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-02
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 four individuals and two entities 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.''
Monitoring Availability and Affordability of Auto Insurance
Document Number: 2015-16333
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-02
Agency: Department of the Treasury
The Federal Insurance Office (FIO) of the Department of the Treasury (Treasury) issues this notice pursuant to its authority to monitor the extent to which traditionally underserved communities (including rural areas) and consumers, minorities, and low- and moderate-income (LMI) persons (collectively ``Affected Persons'') have access to affordable personal auto insurance. In particular, FIO seeks comments from state insurance regulators, consumer organizations, representatives of the insurance industry, policyholders, academia, and others regarding: FIO's proposed working definition of ``affordability'' in relation to personal auto insurance (which, at this stage, is solely for the purpose of inviting further comment); the key factors FIO proposes to use to calculate an affordability index for Affected Persons (e.g., premium, income, and other metrics); and how best to obtain appropriate data to monitor effectively the affordability of personal auto insurance for Affected Persons.
Unblocking of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons Pursuant to the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act
Document Number: 2015-16332
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-02
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 four individuals and eight 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).
Sanctions Actions Pursuant to Executive Order 13224
Document Number: 2015-16328
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-02
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control
The Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is publishing the name of one individual and supplemental information for four individuals whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to Executive Order (E.O.) 13224 and whose names have been added to OFAC's list of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons (SDN List). OFAC is also removing the name of one individual, whose property and interests in property were blocked pursuant to Executive Order 13224, from the list of SDN List.
Companies Holding Certificates of Authority as Acceptable Sureties on Federal Bonds and as Acceptable Reinsuring Companies
Document Number: 2015-16280
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-01
Agency: Fiscal Service, Public Debt Bureau, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
Surety Companies Acceptable On Federal Bonds-Terminations: Harleysville Worcester Insurance Company; OneBeacon America Insurance Company OneBeacon Insurance Company; Pennsylvania Insurance Company
Document Number: 2015-16279
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-01
Agency: Fiscal Service, Public Debt Bureau, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This is Supplement No. 10 to the Treasury Department Circular 570, 2014 Revision, published July 1, 2014, at 79 FR 37398.
Regulations Governing United States Savings Bonds
Document Number: 2015-16278
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2015-07-01
Agency: Fiscal Service, Public Debt Bureau, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The United States Department of the Treasury, Bureau of the Fiscal Service, is proposing regulations governing United States savings bonds to address certain state escheat claims.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2015-16222
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-01
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 Employee Plans Compliance Resolution System (EPCRS).
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 1127
Document Number: 2015-16221
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-01
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 1127, Application for Extension of Time for Payment of Tax.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Revenue Procedure
Document Number: 2015-16220
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-01
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 guidance for qualification as an acceptance agent, and execution of an agreement between an acceptance agent and the Internal Revenue Service relating to the issuance of certain taxpayer identifying numbers.