Notice of OFAC Sanctions Action
The U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is publishing the names of one or more persons that have been placed on OFAC's Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List (SDN List) based on OFAC's determination that one or more applicable legal criteria were satisfied. All property and interests in property subject to U.S. jurisdiction of this person are blocked, and U.S. persons are generally prohibited from engaging in transactions with them.
Anti-Money Laundering Regulations for Dealers in Antiquities
FinCEN is issuing this advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPRM) to solicit public comment on the implementation of Section 6110 of the Anti-Money Laundering Act of 2020 (the AML Act). AML Act Section 6110 amends the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) to include in the definition of ``financial institution'' a ``person engaged in the trade of antiquities, including an advisor, consultant, or any other person who engages as a business in the solicitation or the sale of antiquities, subject to regulations prescribed by the Secretary [of the Treasury].'' The AML Act requires the Secretary of the Treasury (the Secretary) to issue proposed rules to carry out that amendment not later than 360 days after enactment of the AML Act. This ANPRM seeks initial public comment on questions that will assist FinCEN in preparing the proposed rules.
Guidance on the Treatment of Qualified Improvement Property Under Sections 250(b) and 951A(d) and Guidance Related to the Foreign Tax Credit
This document contains final regulations under sections 250 and 951A addressing the calculation of qualified business asset investment (``QBAI'') for qualified improvement property (``QIP'') under the alternative depreciation system (``ADS''). This document also contains final regulations with transition rules relating to the impact on loss accounts of net operating loss (NOL) carrybacks allowed by reason of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (the ``CARES Act''). The final regulations affect United States shareholders of controlled foreign corporations, domestic corporations eligible for the section 250 deduction, and taxpayers that claim credits or deductions for foreign income taxes.