Department of the Treasury September 2022 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Beneficial Ownership Information Reporting Requirements
Document Number: 2022-21020
Type: Rule
Date: 2022-09-30
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network
FinCEN is issuing a final rule requiring certain entities to file with FinCEN reports that identify two categories of individuals: the beneficial owners of the entity, and individuals who have filed an application with specified governmental authorities to create the entity or register it to do business. These regulations implement Section 6403 of the Corporate Transparency Act (CTA), enacted into law as part of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021 (NDAA), and describe who must file a report, what information must be provided, and when a report is due. These requirements are intended to help prevent and combat money laundering, terrorist financing, corruption, tax fraud, and other illicit activity, while minimizing the burden on entities doing business in the United States.
U.S. Treasury Securities-State and Local Government Series
Document Number: 2022-21173
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2022-09-30
Agency: Department of the Treasury
The Department of the Treasury (Treasury) is issuing this notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) to amend the regulations governing State and Local Government Series (SLGS) securities. Treasury is proposing to amend the SLGS regulations to address misuse of the SLGS program, most notably the use of program flexibilities by tax- advantaged entities, usually a state or local government, investing in SLGS securities to create impermissible cost-free options. This NPRM proposes amendments to existing regulations to help stop such activity. In addition, this NPRM proposes administrative changes to increase efficiencies in the program.
Notice of OFAC Sanctions Actions
Document Number: 2022-21205
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-09-30
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 name of one person that has been placed on OFAC's Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons 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 is blocked, and U.S. persons are generally prohibited from engaging in transactions with them.
Western Balkans Stabilization Regulations
Document Number: 2022-20992
Type: Rule
Date: 2022-09-29
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control
The Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is adopting a final rule amending the Western Balkans Stabilization Regulations and reissuing them in their entirety to further implement a June 26, 2001 Executive order and a May 28, 2003 Executive order related to the Western Balkans, and to implement a June 8, 2021 Western Balkans-related Executive order. This final rule replaces the regulations that were amended and reissued on June 29, 2011, and includes additional interpretive guidance and definitions, general licenses, and other regulatory provisions that will provide further guidance to the public. Due to the number of regulatory sections being updated or added, OFAC is reissuing the Western Balkans Stabilization Regulations in their entirety.
User Fees Relating to Enrolled Agents and Enrolled Retirement Plan Agents
Document Number: 2022-21087
Type: Rule
Date: 2022-09-29
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
These final regulations amend existing regulations relating to user fees for enrolled agents and enrolled retirement plan agents. The final regulations increase the renewal user fee for enrolled retirement plan agents from $67 to $140. In addition, the final regulations increase both the enrollment and renewal of enrollment user fees for enrolled agents from $67 to $140. These regulations affect individuals who are or apply to become enrolled agents and individuals who are enrolled retirement plan agents. The Independent Offices Appropriation Act of 1952 authorizes charging user fees.
Central African Republic Sanctions Regulations
Document Number: 2022-21154
Type: Rule
Date: 2022-09-29
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 Central African Republic Sanctions Regulations and reissuing them in their entirety as a more comprehensive set of regulations that includes additional interpretive guidance and definitions, general licenses, and other regulatory provisions that will provide further guidance to the public. This final rule replaces the regulations that were published in abbreviated form on July 7, 2014.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Multiple Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Information Collection Requests
Document Number: 2022-21158
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-09-29
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, on or after the date of publication of this notice. The public is invited to submit comments on these requests.
Potential Federal Insurance Response to Catastrophic Cyber Incidents
Document Number: 2022-21133
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-09-29
Agency: Department of the Treasury
Over the past several years, the Federal Insurance Office (FIO) in the U.S. Department of the Treasury (Treasury) has continued its ongoing efforts with regard to both cyber insurance and insurer cybersecurity. Cyber insurance is a significant risk-transfer mechanism, and the insurance industry has an important role to play in strengthening cyber hygiene and building resiliency. FIO has also increased its data collection in this area with regard to the Terrorism Risk Insurance Program (TRIP) and has supported the development of Treasury's counter-ransomware strategy. The Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report in June 2022 recommending that FIO and the Department of Homeland Security's Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) conduct a joint assessment to determine ``the extent to which risks to critical infrastructure from catastrophic cyber incidents and potential financial exposures warrant a federal insurance response.'' Both FIO and CISA have agreed to conduct the recommended assessment. FIO is also coordinating with the White House Office of the National Cyber Director on these issues. In order to inform FIO's future work and the joint assessment, FIO is seeking comments from the public on questions related to cyber insurance and catastrophic cyber incidents.
Senior Executive Service Performance Review Boards
Document Number: 2022-20895
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-09-28
Agency: Department of the Treasury
This notice announces the appointment of members to the Department of the Treasury's Performance Review Boards (PRBs). The purpose of these Boards are to review and make recommendations concerning proposed performance appraisals, ratings, bonuses and other appropriate personnel actions for incumbents of SES positions in the Department. Composition of the PRB: The Boards 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 persons listed below may be selected to serve on one or more PRB within Treasury.
Proposed Collection; Requesting Comments on Tax-Exempt Organization Forms
Document Number: 2022-20921
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-09-28
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Internal Revenue Service, 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. The IRS is soliciting comments concerning forms used by tax-exempt organizations. See Appendix A for a list of forms, schedules, and related attachments.
Notice of OFAC Sanctions Actions
Document Number: 2022-20348
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-09-28
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 an update to the identifying information of one vessel currently included on the Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List. The vessel remains the blocked property of a person who has an interest under the relevant sanctions authority listed below.
Proposed Extension of Information Collection Request Submitted for Public Comment; Comment Request on Burden Related to U.S. Income Tax Return Forms for Individual Taxpayers
Document Number: 2022-20960
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-09-28
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Internal Revenue Service, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the 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. Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning the burden associated with the U.S. Income Tax Return Forms for Individual Taxpayers.
Extension of Import Restrictions on Archaeological and Ecclesiastical Ethnological Materials From Guatemala
Document Number: 2022-20958
Type: Rule
Date: 2022-09-28
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of the Treasury
This document amends the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) regulations to reflect an extension of import restrictions on certain categories of archaeological and ecclesiastical ethnological materials from Guatemala to fulfill the terms of the new agreement, titled ``Memorandum of Understanding between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of the Republic of Guatemala Concerning the Imposition of Import Restrictions on Categories Of Archaeological and Ethnological Material of Guatemala.'' CBP Dec. 12-17, which contains the Designated List of archaeological and ecclesiastical ethnological material from Guatemala to which the restrictions apply, is being extended for an additional five years by this final rule.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Forms 1065, 1066, 1120, 1120-C, 1120-F, 1120-H, 1120-ND, 1120-S,1120-SF,1120-FSC,1120-L,1120-PC,1120-REIT,1120-RIC,1120-POL, and Related Attachments
Document Number: 2022-20962
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-09-28
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Internal Revenue Service, 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 (PRA). The IRS is soliciting comments on forms used by business entity taxpayers. (See Appendix-A of this notice for a list of forms, schedules, and related attachments).
Notice of OFAC Sanctions Actions
Document Number: 2022-21010
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-09-28
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 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 these persons are blocked, and U.S. persons are generally prohibited from engaging in transactions with them. Additionally, OFAC is publishing updates to the identifying information of one person currently included on the SDN List. OFAC is further publishing the name of one person that has been removed from the SDN List.
Notice of Information Collection and Request for Public Comment
Document Number: 2022-20732
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-09-27
Agency: Community Development Financial Institutions Fund, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The U.S. Department of the Treasury, as part of a 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 (PRA) of 1995. Currently, the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund), U.S. Department of the Treasury, is soliciting comments concerning the Bank Enterprise Award Program (BEA Program) Application (Application). The Application is an online form submitted through the CDFI Fund's Awards Management Information System (AMIS).
Publication of Iranian Transactions and Sanctions Regulations Web General License M and Subsequent Iterations
Document Number: 2022-20418
Type: Rule
Date: 2022-09-27
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control
The Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is publishing three general licenses (GLs) issued in the Iranian Transactions and Sanctions program: GLs M, M-1, and M-2, each of which was previously made available on OFAC's website.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN)
Document Number: 2022-20820
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-09-27
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 comment on proposed or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Reverse Like-Kind Exchanges
Document Number: 2022-20861
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-09-27
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Internal Revenue Service, 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 continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The IRS is soliciting comments concerning reverse like-kind exchanges.
Publication of Iranian Transactions and Sanctions Regulations and Global Terrorism Sanctions Regulations Web General Licenses 8 and 8A
Document Number: 2022-20417
Type: Rule
Date: 2022-09-27
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control
The Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is publishing two general licenses (GLs) issued pursuant to the Iranian Transactions and Sanctions Regulations and Global Terrorism Sanctions Regulations: GLs 8 and 8A, each of which previously was made available on OFAC's website.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Departmental Offices
Document Number: 2022-20780
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-09-26
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 comment on proposed or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Notice of Information Collection and Request for Public Comment
Document Number: 2022-20714
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-09-26
Agency: Community Development Financial Institutions Fund, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The U.S. 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 information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. Currently, the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund), the Department of the Treasury, is soliciting comments concerning the Uses of Awards Report Form. The Uses of Award Report Form is an online form submitted through the CDFI Fund's Awards Management Information System (AMIS).
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Office of Foreign Assets Control Information Collection Requests
Document Number: 2022-20768
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-09-26
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 comment on proposed or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. Currently, the Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control 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.
Community Development Financial Institutions Fund; Notice of Information Collection and Request for Public Comment
Document Number: 2022-20716
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-09-26
Agency: Department of the Treasury
The U.S. Department of the Treasury, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. Currently, the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund), the Department of the Treasury, is soliciting comments concerning the Performance Progress Report and Financial Statement Audit Report Form. The Performance Progress Report and Financial Statement Audit Report Form are online forms submitted through the CDFI Fund's Awards Management Information System (AMIS).
Notice of OFAC Sanctions Actions
Document Number: 2022-20786
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-09-26
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 one or more persons that have been placed on OFAC's Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons 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 these persons are blocked, and U.S. persons are generally prohibited from engaging in transactions with them.
Implementation of Refund Procedures for Craft Beverage Modernization Act Federal Excise Tax Benefits Applicable to Imported Alcohol
Document Number: 2022-20413
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2022-09-23
Agency: Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
Elsewhere in this issue of the Federal Register, by means of a temporary rule, the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) is implementing certain changes made to the Internal Revenue Code by the Taxpayer Certainty and Disaster Tax Relief Act of 2020 (Tax Relief Act of 2020), which amended the Craft Beverage Modernization Act (CBMA) provisions of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017. The temporary rule establishes procedures for taking advantage of quantity-limited reduced tax rates and tax credits applicable to imported alcohol products. The text of the regulations in that temporary rule serves as the text of the proposed regulations. This document also proposes to amend the regulations to clarify that a foreign producer may not assign CBMA tax benefits on distilled spirits, wine, or beer unless it produces the product. In this document, TTB is soliciting comments on the regulatory amendments adopted in the temporary rule and on the amendment proposed in this notice of proposed rulemaking.
Implementation of Refund Procedures for Craft Beverage Modernization Act Federal Excise Tax Benefits Applicable to Imported Alcohol
Document Number: 2022-20412
Type: Rule
Date: 2022-09-23
Agency: Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This temporary rule amends the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) regulations to implement certain changes made to the Internal Revenue Code by the Taxpayer Certainty and Disaster Tax Relief Act of 2020 (Tax Relief Act), which amended the Craft Beverage Modernization Act (CBMA) provisions of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017. The Tax Relief Act transfers responsibility for administering CBMA provisions regarding reduced tax rates and tax credits on imported alcohol from U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to the U.S. Department of the Treasury, effective January 1, 2023. Beginning on that date, importers will pay the full tax rate at entry and subsequently submit refund claims to TTB to receive the lower rates. This rule establishes procedures for industry members to take advantage of reduced tax rates and tax credits that may be applied to specified limits of imported alcohol products that are entered for consumption in the United States beginning on January 1, 2023. These regulations establish the procedures by which foreign producers may assign the reduced tax rates and tax credits to importers and the procedures by which such importers may receive the assignments and submit refund claims to TTB. TTB is soliciting comments from all interested parties on these amendments through a notice of proposed rulemaking published elsewhere in this issue of the Federal Register.
Proposed Establishment of the Yucaipa Valley Viticultural Area
Document Number: 2022-20404
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2022-09-21
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 36,467-acre ``Yucaipa Valley'' viticultural area in San Bernardino County, in California. The proposed viticultural area is not within any other 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.
Notice of OFAC Sanctions Actions
Document Number: 2022-20389
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-09-21
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 name of one or more persons that have been removed from OFAC's Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List (SDN List). Their property and interests in property are no longer blocked and U.S. persons are no longer generally prohibited from engaging in transactions with them.
Notice of OFAC Sanctions Action
Document Number: 2022-20390
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-09-21
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 one or more persons that have been placed on OFAC's Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons 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.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Information Collection Renewal; Comment Request; Guidance on Sound Incentive Compensation Policies
Document Number: 2022-20302
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-09-20
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 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 an information collection titled, ``Guidance on Sound Incentive Compensation Policies.''
Request for Information-State Small Business Credit Initiative (SSBCI) Technical Assistance Funds
Document Number: 2022-20326
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-09-20
Agency: Department of the Treasury
The State Small Business Credit Initiative (SSBCI) provides funds to States, Territories, the District of Columbia, and Tribal governments to enable these jurisdictions to support programs for small businesses. The Department of the Treasury (Treasury) is authorized to provide up to $500 million in support for small business technical assistance (TA) programs. Treasury invites the public to comment on how Treasury can use its authorities to fund TA to very small businesses (VSBs) and business enterprises owned and controlled by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals (SEDI-owned businesses) \1\ applying to SSBCI credit and investment programs and other jurisdiction and Federal programs that support small businesses. Responses may be used to inform Treasury's future actions.
Ensuring Responsible Development of Digital Assets; Request for Comment
Document Number: 2022-20279
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-09-20
Agency: Department of the Treasury
This notice invites interested members of the public to provide input pursuant to The Executive Order of March 9, 2022, ``Ensuring Responsible Development of Digital Assets.'' In particular, the Department invites comments on the digital-asset-related illicit finance and national security risks as well as the publicly released action plan to mitigate the risks.
Extension and Amendment of Import Restrictions on Archaeological and Ethnological Materials From Mali
Document Number: 2022-20314
Type: Rule
Date: 2022-09-19
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of the Treasury
This document amends the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) regulations to reflect an extension and amendment of import restrictions on certain categories of archaeological and ethnological material from the Republic of Mali (Mali) to fulfill the terms of the new agreement, titled ``Agreement Between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of the Republic of Mali Concerning the Imposition of Import Restrictions on Categories of Archaeological and Ethnological Material of Mali.'' The Designated List, which was last described in CBP Dec. 17-12, is amended in this document to reflect additional categories of archaeological material found throughout the entirety of Mali and additional categories of ethnological material associated with religious activities, ceremonies, or rites, and enforcement of import restrictions is being extended for an additional five years by this final rule.
Notice of OFAC Sanctions Actions
Document Number: 2022-20234
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-09-19
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 one or more persons that have been placed on OFAC's Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons 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 these persons are blocked, and U.S. persons are generally prohibited from engaging in transactions with them.
Notice of OFAC Sanctions Actions
Document Number: 2022-20194
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-09-19
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 an update to the identifying information of one individual currently included on OFAC's list of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Real Estate Lending and Appraisals
Document Number: 2022-20227
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-09-19
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 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 renewal of its information collection titled, ``Real Estate Lending and Appraisals.'' The OCC also is giving notice that is has sent the collection to OMB for review.
Request for Information; Advanced Explanation of Benefits and Good Faith Estimate for Covered Individuals
Document Number: 2022-19798
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2022-09-16
Agency: Employee Benefits Security Administration, Department of Labor, Department of Health and Human Services, Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury, Office of Personnel Management
This document is a request for information (RFI) to inform DOL, HHS, and the Treasury (collectively, the Departments) and OPM's rulemaking for advanced explanation of benefits (AEOB) and good faith estimate (GFE) requirements of the No Surprises Act, which was enacted as part of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (CAA). This RFI seeks information and recommendations on transferring data from providers and facilities to plans, issuers, and carriers; other policy approaches; and the economic impacts of implementing these requirements.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Multiple Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Information Collection Requests
Document Number: 2022-20079
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-09-16
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, on or after the date of publication of this notice. The public is invited to submit comments on these requests.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Departmental Offices Information Collection Requests
Document Number: 2022-20130
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-09-16
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, on or after the date of publication of this notice. The public is invited to submit comments on these requests.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Provisions Pertaining to Certain Investments in the United States by Foreign Persons and Provisions Pertaining to Certain Transactions by Foreign Persons Involving Real Estate in the United States
Document Number: 2022-19899
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-09-15
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 comment on the proposed information collections listed below, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Financial Research Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2022-19891
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-09-15
Agency: Department of the Treasury
The Office of Financial Research is soliciting applications for membership on its Financial Research Advisory Committee. This notice reopens the solicitation of applications for Committee membership. The deadline to apply is September 30, 2022.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Securities Exchange Act Disclosure Rules
Document Number: 2022-19921
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-09-15
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 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 the renewal of its information collection titled ``Securities Exchange Act Disclosure Rules.'' OCC also gives notice that it has sent the collection to OMB for review.
Publication of Russian Harmful Foreign Activities Sanctions Regulations Determination
Document Number: 2022-20030
Type: Rule
Date: 2022-09-15
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control
The Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is publishing a products determination issued pursuant to a March 11, 2022 Executive order. The determination was previously issued on OFAC's website.
Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Joint Committee
Document Number: 2022-19666
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-09-13
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.
Resolution of Federal Tax Controversies by the Independent Office of Appeals
Document Number: 2022-19662
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2022-09-13
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains proposed regulations relating to the IRS Independent Office of Appeals' resolution of Federal tax controversies without litigation and relating to requests for referral to that office following the issuance of a notice of deficiency to a taxpayer by the IRS. The proposed regulations reflect amendments to the law made by the Taxpayer First Act of 2019. The proposed regulations apply to all persons that request to have a Federal tax controversy considered by that office. This document also provides a notice of a public hearing on these proposed regulations.
Disclosure of Information to State Officials Regarding Tax-Exempt Organizations; Correction
Document Number: 2022-19568
Type: Rule
Date: 2022-09-12
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains corrections to a final regulation (TD 9964) that was published in the Federal Register on August 16, 2022. This document contains final regulations that define the guidance to states regarding the process by which they may obtain or inspect certain returns and return information (including information about final and proposed denials and revocations of tax-exempt status) for the purpose of administering State laws governing certain tax-exempt organizations and their activities.
Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel's Tax Forms and Publications Project Committee
Document Number: 2022-19453
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-09-09
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
An open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel's 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. This meeting will be held via teleconference.
Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Taxpayer Communications Project Committee
Document Number: 2022-19452
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-09-09
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
An open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel's 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. This meeting will be held via teleconference.
Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel's Toll-Free Phone Lines Project Committee
Document Number: 2022-19451
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-09-09
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
An open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel's Toll-Free Phone Lines 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. This meeting will be held via teleconference.
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