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United States Property Held by Controlled Foreign Corporations Through Partnerships With Special Allocations
Document Number: 2016-26424
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-11-03
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains proposed regulations that provide rules regarding the determination of the amount of United States property treated as held by a controlled foreign corporation (CFC) through a partnership. The proposed regulations affect United States shareholders of CFCs.
Treatment of Related Person Factoring Income; Certain Investments in United States Property; and Stock Redemptions Through Related Corporations
Document Number: 2016-26423
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-11-03
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document withdraws portions of a notice of proposed rulemaking (INTL-49-86, subsequently converted to REG-209001-86) published in the Federal Register (53 FR 22186) on June 14, 1988, (the 1988 NPRM). The withdrawn portions relate to stock redemptions through related corporations, the application of section 956 to United States property indirectly held by a controlled foreign corporation (CFC), and certain related party factoring transactions, as well as the definition of the term ``obligation'' for purposes of section 956.
Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Notices and Correspondence Project Committee: Correction
Document Number: 2016-26383
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-02
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
In the Federal Register notice that was originally published on October 11, 2016 (Volume 81, Number 196, Page 70277) the date will be changed from Wednesday, November 23, 2016 to Wednesday, November 16, 2016.
Additional Designations, Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act
Document Number: 2016-26344
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-01
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 nine 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.
Sanctions Action Pursuant to Executive Order 13224
Document Number: 2016-26311
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-01
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control
The Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is removing the names of five individuals, whose property and interests in property were blocked pursuant to Executive Order 13224 of September 23, 2001, ``Blocking Property and Prohibiting Transactions With Persons Who Commit, Threaten To Commit, or Support Terrorism,'' from the list of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons (SDN List).
Exchange of Coin
Document Number: 2016-26270
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-01
Agency: United States Mint, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
For many years, the United States Mint has administered a program by which people and businesses could exchange bent and partial coins (commonly referred to as ``mutilated coins'') for reimbursement. On November 2, 2015, the Mint suspended the exchange program to assess the security of the program and develop additional safeguards to enhance the integrity of the acceptance and processing of mutilated coinage. Since that time, the Mint has made significant progress in evaluating risks and identifying potential remedial measures. This notice and request for comment is to supplement the information that the Mint has collected to date.
Temporary Exceptions to FIRREA Appraisal Requirements in Areas Affected by Severe Storms and Flooding in Louisiana
Document Number: 2016-26234
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-10-31
Agency: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Agencies and Commissions, Federal Reserve System, National Credit Union Administration, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
Section 2 of the Depository Institutions Disaster Relief Act of 1992 (DIDRA) authorizes the Agencies to make exceptions to statutory and regulatory appraisal requirements under Title XI of the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery, and Enforcement Act of 1989 (FIRREA). The exceptions are available for transactions involving real property located within an area declared to be a major disaster area by the President if the Agencies determine, and describe by publication of a regulation or order, that the exceptions would facilitate recovery from the disaster and would be consistent with safety and soundness. In this statement and order, the Agencies exercise their authority to grant temporary exceptions to the FIRREA appraisal requirements for real estate related transactions, provided certain criteria are met, in the Louisiana parishes declared a major disaster area by President Obama on August 14, 2016, as a result of the severe storms and flooding in Louisiana. The expiration date for the exceptions is December 31, 2017.
Excepted Benefits; Lifetime and Annual Limits; and Short-Term, Limited-Duration Insurance
Document Number: 2016-26162
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-10-31
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 the definition of short-term, limited-duration insurance for purposes of the exclusion from the definition of individual health insurance coverage, and standards for travel insurance and supplemental health insurance coverage to be considered excepted benefits. This document also amends a reference in the final regulations relating to the prohibition on lifetime and annual dollar limits.
Unblocking of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons Resulting From the Termination of the National Emergency and Revocation of Executive Orders Related to Burma
Document Number: 2016-26124
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-31
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control
The Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is removing from the Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List (SDN List) the names of the persons listed below whose property and interests in property had been blocked pursuant to Executive Order 13310 of July 28, 2003 (Blocking Property of the Government of Burma and Prohibiting Certain Transactions), Executive Order 13448 of October 18, 2007 (Blocking Property and Prohibiting Certain Transactions Related to Burma), Executive Order 13464 of April 30, 2008 (Blocking Property and Prohibiting Certain Transactions Related To Burma), and Executive Order 13619 of July 11, 2012 (Blocking Property of Persons Threatening the Peace, Security, or Stability of Burma).
Fee Schedule for the Transfer of U.S. Treasury Book-Entry Securities Held on the National Book-Entry System
Document Number: 2016-26079
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-31
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 3, 2017.
Qualified Financial Contracts Recordkeeping Related to Orderly Liquidation Authority
Document Number: 2016-25329
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-10-31
Agency: Department of the Treasury
The Secretary of the Treasury (the ``Secretary''), as Chairperson of the Financial Stability Oversight Council (the ``Council''), is adopting final rules (the ``Final Rules'') in consultation with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (the ``FDIC'') to implement the qualified financial contract (``QFC'') recordkeeping requirements of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (the ``Dodd-Frank Act'' or the ``Act''). The Final Rules require recordkeeping with respect to positions, counterparties, legal documentation, and collateral. This information is necessary and appropriate to assist the FDIC as receiver to: Fulfill its obligations under the Dodd-Frank Act in deciding whether to transfer QFCs; assess the consequences of decisions to transfer, disaffirm or repudiate, or allow the termination of, QFCs with one or more counterparties; determine if any risks to financial stability are posed by the transfer, disaffirmance or repudiation, or termination of such QFCs; and otherwise exercise its rights under the Act and fulfill its obligations under sections 210(c)(8), (9), or (10) of the Act.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2016-26082
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-28
Agency: Department of the Treasury
Proposed Establishment of the Petaluma Gap Viticultural Area and Modification of the North Coast Viticultural Area
Document Number: 2016-25972
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-10-28
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 202,476-acre ``Petaluma Gap'' viticultural area in portions of Sonoma and Marin Counties in California. TTB also proposes to expand the boundary of the existing 3 million-acre North Coast viticultural area by 28,077 acres in order to include the entire proposed Petaluma Gap viticultural area within it. The proposed Petaluma Gap viticultural area would also partially extend outside of the established Sonoma Coast viticultural area, but TTB is not proposing to modify the boundary of the Sonoma Coast 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 these proposals.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2016-26032
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-27
Agency: Department of the Treasury
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2016-25974
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-27
Agency: Department of the Treasury
Proposed Information Collections; Comment Request (No. 61)
Document Number: 2016-25971
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-27
Agency: Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
As part of our continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, and as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we invite comments on the proposed or continuing information collections listed below in this notice.
Establishment of the Appalachian High Country Viticultural Area
Document Number: 2016-25970
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-10-27
Agency: Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) establishes the approximately 2,400-square mile ``Appalachian High Country'' viticultural area in all or portions of the following counties: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Mitchell, and Watauga Counties in North Carolina; Carter and Johnson Counties in Tennessee; and Grayson County in Virginia. The viticultural area is not located within any other 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.
Multiemployer Pension Plan Application To Reduce Benefits
Document Number: 2016-25961
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-27
Agency: Department of the Treasury
The Board of Trustees of the Automotive Industries Pension Plan (Auto Industries Pension Plan), a multiemployer pension plan, has submitted an application to Treasury to reduce benefits under the plan in accordance with the Multiemployer Pension Reform Act of 2014. The purpose of this notice is to announce that the application submitted by the Board of Trustees of the Auto Industries Pension Plan has been published on the Web site of the Department of the Treasury (Treasury), and to request public comments on the application from interested parties, including participants and beneficiaries, employee organizations, and contributing employers of the Auto Industries Pension Plan.
Advisory Council to the Internal Revenue Service; Meeting
Document Number: 2016-25946
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-27
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Internal Revenue Service Advisory Council (IRSAC) will hold a public meeting on Wednesday, November 16, 2016.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2016-25934
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-27
Agency: Department of the Treasury
Enhanced Cyber Risk Management Standards
Document Number: 2016-25871
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-10-26
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 Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Board), the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) (collectively, the agencies) are inviting comment on an advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPR) regarding enhanced cyber risk management standards (enhanced standards) for large and interconnected entities under their supervision and those entities' service providers. The agencies are considering establishing enhanced standards to increase the operational resilience of these entities and reduce the impact on the financial system in case of a cyber event experienced by one of these entities. The ANPR addresses five categories of cyber standards: Cyber risk governance; cyber risk management; internal dependency management; external dependency management; and incident response, cyber resilience, and situational awareness. The agencies are considering implementing the enhanced standards in a tiered manner, imposing more stringent standards on the systems of those entities that are critical to the functioning of the financial sector.
Proposed Collection of Information: Annual Financial Statement of Surety Companies-Schedule F
Document Number: 2016-25644
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-24
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 Bureau of the Fiscal Service within the Department of the Treasury is soliciting comments concerning the Annual Financial Statement of Surety CompaniesSchedule F.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Notice
Document Number: 2016-25558
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-21
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 2010-28, Stripping Transactions for Qualified Tax Credit Bonds.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 8976
Document Number: 2016-25555
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-21
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 8976, Notice of Intent to Operate Under Section 501(c)(4).
Investigation of Claims of Evasion of Antidumping and Countervailing Duties
Document Number: 2016-25489
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-10-21
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of the Treasury
This document provides an additional 60 days for interested parties to submit comments on the interim final rule that amended the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) regulations setting forth procedures for CBP to investigate claims of evasion of antidumping and countervailing duty orders in accordance with section 421 of the Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015. The interim final rule was published in the Federal Register on August 22, 2016, with comments due on or before October 21, 2016. To have as much public participation as possible in the formulation of the final rule, CBP is extending the comment period to December 20, 2016.
Treatment of Certain Interests in Corporations as Stock or Indebtedness
Document Number: 2016-25105
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-10-21
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains final and temporary regulations under section 385 of the Internal Revenue Code (Code) that establish threshold documentation requirements that ordinarily must be satisfied in order for certain related-party interests in a corporation to be treated as indebtedness for federal tax purposes, and treat as stock certain related-party interests that otherwise would be treated as indebtedness for federal tax purposes. The final and temporary regulations generally affect corporations, including those that are partners of certain partnerships, when those corporations or partnerships issue purported indebtedness to related corporations or partnerships.
Treatment of Certain Interests in Corporations as Stock or Indebtedness
Document Number: 2016-25104
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-10-21
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Department of the Treasury (Treasury Department) and the IRS are issuing temporary regulations that affect corporations and partnerships that issue purported indebtedness to related corporations or partnerships in the Rules and Regulations section of this issue of the Federal Register. The temporary regulations provide rules addressing the treatment of instruments issued by partnerships, consolidated groups, and certain transactions involving qualified cash- management arrangements. The text of the temporary regulations also serves as the text of these proposed regulations.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Information Collection Renewal; Comment Request; Retail Foreign Exchange Transactions
Document Number: 2016-25391
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-20
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 on the renewal of its information collection titled ``Retail Foreign Exchange Transactions.''
Agency Information Collection Activities: Information Collection Renewal; Submission for OMB Review; Reverse Mortgage Products: Guidance for Managing Compliance and Reputation Risks
Document Number: 2016-25388
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-20
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 (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 Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number. The OCC is soliciting comment concerning renewal of its information collection titled, ``Reverse Mortgage Products: Guidance for Managing Compliance and Reputation Risks'' (Guidance). The OCC also is giving notice that it has sent the collection to OMB for review.
Excise Tax; Tractors, Trailers, Trucks, and Tires; Definition of Highway Vehicle; Hearing
Document Number: 2016-25376
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-10-20
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document provides a notice of public hearing on proposed regulations relating to the excise taxes imposed on the sale of highway tractors, trailers, trucks, and tires; the use of heavy vehicles on the highway; and the definition of highway vehicle related to these and other taxes.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2016-25324
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-20
Agency: Department of the Treasury
Senior Executive Service; Departmental Performance Review Board
Document Number: 2016-25272
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-19
Agency: Department of the Treasury
Pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 4314(c)(4), this notice announces the appointment of members of the Departmental PRB. The purpose of this PRB is to review and make recommendations concerning proposed performance appraisals, ratings, bonuses and other appropriate personnel actions for incumbents of SES positions for which the Secretary or Deputy Secretary is the appointing authority. These positions include SES bureau heads, deputy bureau heads and certain other positions. The Board will perform PRB functions for other key bureau positions if requested. Composition of Departmental PRB: The Board shall consist of at least three members. In the case of an appraisal of a career appointee, more than half the members shall consist of career appointees. The names and titles of the PRB members are as follows:
Senior Executive Service; Departmental Offices Performance Review Board
Document Number: 2016-25271
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-19
Agency: Department of the Treasury
Pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 4314(c)(4), this notice announces the appointment of members of the Departmental Offices Performance Review Board (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 Departmental Offices, excluding the Legal Division. The Board will perform PRB functions for other bureau positions if requested.
Conditional Exception to Bank Secrecy Act Regulations Relating to the Burma Section 311 Final Rule
Document Number: 2016-25249
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-10-19
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network
This document contains a conditional exception, pursuant to authority under the Bank Secrecy Act, which would permit certain U.S. financial institutions to maintain correspondent accounts for Burmese banks under certain conditions.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2016-25184
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-18
Agency: Department of the Treasury
The Department of the Treasury will submit the following information collection requests to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13, on or after the date of publication of this notice.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2016-25109
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-18
Agency: Department of the Treasury
Request for Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee Membership Applications; Correction
Document Number: 2016-25097
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-18
Agency: United States Mint, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The United States Mint published a notice titled ``Request for Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee Membership Applications'' in the Federal Register on October 12, 2016. The notice contained an error. This document corrects the error.
Senior Executive Service; Combined Performance Review Board (PRB)
Document Number: 2016-25084
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-18
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Bureau of Engraving and Printing
This notice announces the appointment of the members of the Combined Performance Review Board (PRB) for the Bureau of Fiscal Service, the Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP), the United States Mint, the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB), and the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN). The Combined PRB reviews the performance appraisals of career senior executives who are below the level of bureau head and principal deputy in the bureaus, except for executives below the Assistant Commissioner/Executive Director level in the Bureau of Fiscal Service. The Combined PRB makes recommendations regarding proposed performance appraisals, ratings, bonuses, pay adjustments, and other appropriate personnel actions.
Mutual Savings Association Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2016-25073
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-18
Agency: Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The OCC has determined that the renewal of the charter of the OCC Mutual Savings Association Advisory Committee (MSAAC) is necessary and in the public interest. The OCC hereby gives notice of the renewal of the charter.
User Fees for Installment Agreements; Hearing Cancellation
Document Number: 2016-25055
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-10-17
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document provides notice of the cancellation of a public hearing on proposed regulation relating to proposed amendments to the regulations that provide user fees for installment agreements.
Cuban Assets Control Regulations
Document Number: 2016-25032
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-10-17
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control
The Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is amending the Cuban Assets Control Regulations to further implement elements of the policy announced by the President on December 17, 2014, to engage and empower the Cuban people. Among other things, these amendments authorize certain transactions related to Cuban-origin pharmaceuticals and joint medical research; add, expand, and clarify authorizations relating to trade and commerce; authorize certain civil aviation safety-related services; further facilitate authorized travel to Cuba; and expand the authorizations for grants and humanitarian-related services designed to directly benefit the Cuban people. These amendments also implement certain technical and conforming changes. OFAC is making these amendments in support of the process of normalizing bilateral relations with Cuba.
Departmental Offices; Debt Management Advisory Committee Meeting
Document Number: 2016-24787
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-17
Agency: Department of the Treasury
Designation of Four Individuals and Nine Entities Pursuant to Executive Order 13581, “Blocking Property of Transnational Criminal Organizations”
Document Number: 2016-24926
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-14
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 four individuals and nine entities whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to Executive Order 13581 of July 24, 2011, ``Blocking Property of Transnational Criminal Organizations,'' and who have been added to OFAC's List of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons (SDN List).
Certain Transfers of Property to Regulated Investment Companies [RICs] and Real Estate Investment Trusts [REITs]; Hearing
Document Number: 2016-24901
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-10-14
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document provides a notice of a public hearing on proposed IRS regulations that are affecting the repeal of the General Utilities doctrine by the Tax Reform Act of 1986.
Electronic Notice of Liquidation
Document Number: 2016-24858
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-10-14
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of the Treasury
This document proposes to amend the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) regulations to reflect that official notice of liquidation, suspension of liquidation, and extension of liquidation will be posted electronically on the CBP Web site. This document also proposes regulatory revisions to reflect that official notice of liquidation will no longer be posted at the customhouses or stations and that official notices of suspension of liquidation and extension of liquidation will no longer be mailed. Additionally, this document proposes to make certain technical corrections to the CBP regulations.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Revenue Procedure 2016-30
Document Number: 2016-24820
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-14
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 Revenue Procedure 2016-30, Pre-filing Agreement Program.
Election To Take Disaster Loss Deduction for Preceding Year
Document Number: 2016-24674
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-10-14
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 under section 165(i) of the Internal Revenue Code (Code) relating to the election to take a disaster loss in the preceding year. The text of those temporary regulations also serves as the text of these proposed regulations. This document also invites comments from the public regarding these proposed regulations.
Election To Take Disaster Loss Deduction for Preceding Year
Document Number: 2016-24664
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-10-14
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains final and temporary regulations relating to the election to accelerate the timing of a loss sustained by a taxpayer attributable to a federally declared disaster. The text of the temporary regulations also serves as the text of the proposed regulations (REG- 150992-13) set forth in the notice of proposed rulemaking on this subject in the Proposed Rules section in this issue of the Federal Register.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Joint Comment Request
Document Number: 2016-24756
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-13
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 PRA (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 July 5, 2016, the agencies, under the auspices of the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC), requested public comment for 60 days (81 FR 43605) on a proposal to extend, with revision, the Market Risk Regulatory Report for Institutions Subject to the Market Risk Capital Rule (FFIEC 102), which is currently an approved collection of information for each agency. The comment period for this notice ended on September 6, 2016. The agencies did not receive any comments. The agencies are now submitting a request to OMB for review and approval of the extension, with revision, of the FFIEC 102. The proposed revisions would take effect December 31, 2016.
Advisory Committee to the Internal Revenue Service; Meeting
Document Number: 2016-24673
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-13
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Information Reporting Program Advisory Committee (IRPAC) will hold a public meeting on Wednesday, October 26, 2016.