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Proposed Extension of Information Collection Request Submitted for Public Comment; Comment Request on Burden Related to Forms That Authenticate an Electronic Signature and Employment Tax Return
Document Number: 2021-06436
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-29
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 related to completing forms that authenticate an electronic signature and employment tax return.
Notice of OFAC Sanctions Actions
Document Number: 2021-06250
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-26
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 (the SDN List) based on OFAC's determination that one or more applicable legal criteria were satisfied. Additionally, OFAC is publishing updates to the identifying information of persons currently included in the SDN List. 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.
Prominent American Women Honored on the Reverse of Quarter-Dollar Coins-Request for Recommendations
Document Number: 2021-06164
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-25
Agency: United States Mint, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Circulating Collectible Coin Redesign Act of 2020 directs the Secretary of the Treasury (Secretary) to redesign and issue quarter-dollar coins that feature designs on the reverse emblematic of the accomplishments of a prominent American woman (Program). As part of the Program, each year, over a four-year period (2022-2025), the United States Mint (Mint) will issue quarter-dollar coins bearing up to five different reverse designs, each emblematic of the accomplishments and contributions of one prominent woman of the United States. The contributions may come from a wide spectrum of accomplishments and fields, including but not limited to suffrage, civil rights, abolition, government, humanities, science, space, and arts.
Notice of OFAC Sanctions Action
Document Number: 2021-06150
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-25
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.
Minority Depository Institutions Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2021-05958
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-23
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 Minority Depository Institutions Advisory Committee (MDIAC).
Notice of OFAC Sanctions Actions
Document Number: 2021-05919
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-23
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control
The Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is publishing an update to the identifying information of a person currently included in the list of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons. 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.
Mandatory 60-Day Postponement of Certain Tax-Related Deadlines by Reason of a Federally Declared Disaster; Hearing Cancellation
Document Number: 2021-05871
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-03-23
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document cancels a public hearing on proposed regulations that relates to the new mandatory 60-day postponement of certain time- sensitive tax-related deadlines by reason of a Federally declared disaster.
Privacy Act of 1974, System of Records
Document Number: 2021-05889
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-22
Agency: Department of the Treasury
In accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974, the Department of the Treasury proposes to establish three new systems of records within its inventory of records systems, subject to the Privacy Act of 1974 as amended. This action is necessary to meet the requirements of the Privacy Act to publish in the Federal Register notice of the existence and character of records maintained by the office.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Information Collection Renewal; Comment Request; Fair Credit Reporting: Affiliate Marketing
Document Number: 2021-05828
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-22
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 the renewal of an information collection titled, ``Affiliate Marketing.''
Agency Information Collection Activities: Information Collection Renewal; Submission for OMB Review; Uniform Interagency Transfer Agent Registration and Deregistration Forms
Document Number: 2021-05826
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-22
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 a continuing 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 on the renewal of its collection titled ``Uniform Interagency Transfer Agent Registration and Deregistration Forms.'' The OCC also is giving notice that it has sent the collection to OMB for review.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2021-05755
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-19
Agency: Department of the Treasury
The Department of the Treasury, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork burdens, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on the revision of a currently approved information collection that is to be proposed for approval by the Office of Management and Budget. The Office of International Affairs of the Department of the Treasury is soliciting comments concerning Treasury International Capital Form S, ``Purchases and Sales of Long-Term Securities by Foreign Residents.''
Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2021-05753
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-19
Agency: Department of the Treasury
The Department of the Treasury, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork burdens, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on the revision of a currently approved information collection that is to be proposed for approval by the Office of Management and Budget. The Office of International Affairs of the Department of the Treasury is soliciting comments concerning Treasury International Capital Form D, ``Report of Holdings of, and Transactions in, Financial Derivatives Contracts with Foreign Residents''.
Proposed Collection of Information: Improving Customer Experience (OMB Circular A-11, Section 280 Implementation)
Document Number: 2021-05542
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-18
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. Currently the Bureau of the Fiscal Service within the Department of the Treasury is soliciting comments concerning the new collection, Improving Customer Experience (OMB Circular A-11, Section 280 Implementation), proposed by the Agency.
Loans in Areas Having Special Flood Hazards; Interagency Questions and Answers Regarding Private Flood Insurance
Document Number: 2021-05314
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-03-18
Agency: Farm Credit Administration, Agencies and Commissions, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Federal Reserve System, National Credit Union Administration, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The OCC, Board, FDIC, FCA, and NCUA (collectively, the Agencies) propose to supplement the Interagency Questions and Answers Regarding Flood Insurance with new questions and answers regarding the acceptance of flood insurance policies issued by private insurers pursuant to the Agencies' private flood insurance final rule issued in February 2019. These questions and answers will assist lenders in meeting their responsibilities under the final rule and increase public understanding of the Agencies' respective flood insurance regulations. The Agencies solicit comment on all aspects of these new questions and answers.
Privacy Act of 1974; Matching Program
Document Number: 2021-05254
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-18
Agency: Department of the Treasury
Pursuant to section 552a(e)(12) of the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Guidelines on the Conduct of Matching Programs, and the Payment Integrity Information Act of 2019, notice is hereby given of the conduct of the a Computer Matching Program pertaining to the Do Not Pay Working System's support of the Small Business Administration's (SBA) COVID-19 response programs, including the Paycheck Protection Program, Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program, Targeted EIDL Advances, and the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant (SVOG) Program (collectively the ``SBA Programs''). This matching program will provide SBA with information that will help it identify potentially improper payments in the SBA Programs.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Information Collection Renewal; Comment Request; Libor Self-Assessment
Document Number: 2021-05529
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-17
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 new 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 a collection of information titled, ``Libor Self-Assessment.''
Agency Information Collection Activities: Information Collection Renewal; Comment Request; Credit Risk Retention
Document Number: 2021-05526
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-17
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, ``Credit Risk Retention.''
Agency Information Collection Activities: Information Collection Renewal; Comment Request; Customer Complaint Form
Document Number: 2021-05525
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-17
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 an existing collection titled ``Customer Complaint Form.''
Agency Information Collection Activities: Information Collection Renewal; Comment Request; Registration of Mortgage Loan Originators
Document Number: 2021-05524
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-17
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 the renewal of its information collection titled, ``Registration of Mortgage Loan Originators.''
Notice of OFAC Sanctions Action
Document Number: 2021-05509
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-17
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.
Inflation Adjustment of Civil Monetary Penalties
Document Number: 2021-05506
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-03-17
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control
The Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is issuing this final rule to adjust certain civil monetary penalties for inflation pursuant to the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act of 1990, as amended by the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015.
Low Income Taxpayer Clinic Grant Program; Availability of 2021 Supplemental Grant Application Package
Document Number: 2021-05487
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-17
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains a notice that the IRS has made available a supplemental grant opportunity in Grants.gov for organizations interested in applying for an 18-month Low Income Taxpayer Clinic (LITC) matching grant. The budget and the period of performance for the supplemental grant will be July 1, 2021-December 31, 2022. The application period runs from March 15, 2021, through April 16, 2021. Organizations currently receiving a grant for 2021 are not eligible to apply.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Information Collection Renewal; Comment Request; International Regulation-Part 28
Document Number: 2021-05438
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-17
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 ``International RegulationPart 28.''
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 1099-C and TD 9793
Document Number: 2021-05274
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-15
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS), 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 information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The IRS is soliciting comments concerning cancellation of debt and removal of the 36-month non-payment testing period rule.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Information Collection Renewal; Comment Request
Document Number: 2021-05180
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-12
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.
Extension of Import Restrictions Imposed on Certain Archaeological and Ethnological Materials From Colombia
Document Number: 2021-05173
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-03-12
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 archaeological and ecclesiastical ethnological material from Colombia. The restrictions, which were originally imposed by CBP Dec. 06-09 and last extended by CBP Dec. 16-05, are due to expire on March 15, 2021. The Assistant Secretary for Educational and Cultural Affairs, United States Department of State, has made the requisite determinations for extending the import restrictions that previously existed, and the Government of the United States and the Government of Colombia entered into a new agreement to reflect the extension of these import restrictions. The new agreement, which enters into force on March 10, 2021, supersedes the existing Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that became effective on March 15, 2006, and enabled the promulgation of the existing import restrictions. Accordingly, the import restrictions will remain in effect for an additional five years, and the CBP regulations are being amended to reflect this further extension until March 10, 2026. CBP Dec. 06-09 contains the amended Designated List of archaeological and ecclesiastical ethnological material from Colombia to which the restrictions apply.
2021 Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Data Call
Document Number: 2021-05171
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-12
Agency: Department of the Treasury
Pursuant to the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act of 2002, as amended (TRIA), insurers that participate in the Terrorism Risk Insurance Program (TRIP or Program) are directed to submit information for the 2021 TRIP Data Call, which covers the reporting period from January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2020. Participating insurers are required to register and report information in a series of forms approved by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). All insurers writing commercial property and casualty insurance in lines subject to TRIP, subject to certain exceptions identified in this notice, must respond to this data call no later than May 15, 2021.
Multiemployer Pension Plan Application To Reduce Benefits
Document Number: 2021-05002
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-10
Agency: Department of the Treasury
On October 27, 2020, the Department of the Treasury (Treasury) published a notice of availability and request for comments regarding an application to Treasury to reduce benefits under the Carpenters Pension Trust Fund-Detroit & Vicinity Pension Fund (Fund), in accordance with the Multiemployer Pension Reform Act of 2014 (MPRA). The purpose of this notice is to reopen the comment period for the Fund's application and provide more time for interested parties to provide comments.
Notice of OFAC Sanctions Actions
Document Number: 2021-04985
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-10
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.
Notice of OFAC Sanctions Actions
Document Number: 2021-04984
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-10
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.
Guidance on Passive Foreign Investment Companies; Correction
Document Number: 2021-04790
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-03-10
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains corrections to the final regulations (Treasury Decision 9936), that were published in the Federal Register on Friday, January 15, 2021. The final regulations regarding the determination of whether a foreign corporation is treated as a passive foreign investment company (``PFIC'') for purposes of the Internal Revenue Code (``Code''), and the application and scope of certain rules that determine whether a United States person that indirectly holds stock in a PFIC is treated as a shareholder of the PFIC.
Guidance on Passive Foreign Investment Companies; Correction
Document Number: 2021-04789
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-03-10
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains corrections to the final regulations Treasury Decision 9936, that were published in the Federal Register on Friday, January 15, 2021. The final regulations regarding the determination of whether a foreign corporation is treated as a passive foreign investment company (``PFIC'') for purposes of the Internal Revenue Code (``Code''), and the application and scope of certain rules that determine whether a United States person that indirectly holds stock in a PFIC is treated as a shareholder of the PFIC.
Emergency Capital Investment Program-Restrictions on Executive Compensation, Share Buybacks, and Dividends
Document Number: 2021-04900
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-03-09
Agency: Department of the Treasury
Section 104A of the Community Development Banking and Financial Institutions Act of 1994, which was added by the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021, establishes the Emergency Capital Investment Program to support capital investments in low- and moderate-income community financial institutions. The program is available to eligible minority depository institutions and community development financial institutions that are insured depository institutions, bank holding companies, savings and loan holding companies, or federally insured credit unions. Under Section 104A, the Secretary of the Treasury is required to issue rules setting restrictions on executive compensation, share buybacks, and dividend payments for recipients of capital investments under the program. This interim final rule establishes these restrictions.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2021-04826
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-09
Agency: Department of the Treasury
In accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974, the Department of the Treasury (``Treasury'' or the ``Department''), Departmental Offices proposes to modify a current Treasury system of records titled, ``Department of the Treasury, Departmental Offices .214D.C. Pensions Retirement Records'' System of Records. This system of records is a collection of information used by the Office of D.C. Pensions to administer certain District of Columbia (``District'') retirement plans, and the modification of the system of records notice is being published in order to clarify and update the description of the system of records.
Notification of Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee March 23-24, 2021, Public Meeting
Document Number: 2021-04805
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-09
Agency: United States Mint, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
Notice of OFAC Sanctions Actions
Document Number: 2021-04783
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-09
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.
Notice of OFAC Sanctions Actions
Document Number: 2021-04744
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-08
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 a 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 are blocked, and U.S. persons are generally prohibited from engaging in transactions with them.
Notice of OFAC Sanctions Action
Document Number: 2021-04699
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-08
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.
Guidance Related to the Foreign Tax Credit; Clarification of Foreign-Derived Intangible Income; Hearing
Document Number: 2021-04291
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-03-08
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 foreign tax credit and relating to foreign- derived intangible income, including guidance on the disallowance of a credit or deduction for foreign income taxes with respect to dividends eligible for a dividends-received deduction; the allocation and apportionment of interest expense, foreign income tax expense, and certain deductions of life insurance companies; the definition of a foreign income tax and a tax in lieu of an income tax; transition rules relating to the impact on loss accounts of net operating loss carrybacks allowed by reason of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act; the definition of foreign branch category and financial services income; the time at which foreign taxes accrue and can be claimed as a credit; and clarification on the rules relating to foreign-derived intangible income.
Title: Withholding of Tax and Information Reporting With Respect to Interests in Partnerships Engaged in a U.S. Trade or Business; Correcting Amendment
Document Number: 2021-00504
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-03-08
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains a correction to final regulations (Treasury Decision 9926) that were published in the Federal Register on Monday, November 30, 2020. The final regulations provide guidance related to the withholding of tax and information reporting with respect to certain dispositions of interests in partnerships engaged in a trade or business within the United States.
Guidance on Passive Foreign Investment Companies and the Treatment of Qualified Improvement Property Under the Alternative Depreciation System for Purposes of Sections 250(b) and 951A(d); Correction
Document Number: 2021-04542
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-03-05
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains a correction to a notice of proposed rulemaking (REG-111950-20) that was published in the Federal Register on January 15, 2021. The proposed regulations regarding the determination of whether a foreign corporation is treated as a passive foreign investment company (``PFIC'') for purposes of the Internal Revenue Code (``Code'').
Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel's Notices and Correspondence Project Committee
Document Number: 2021-04537
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-05
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
An open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel's 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. Due to a processing error, we will not be able to meet the 15-calendar notice threshold, but this meeting will still be open. This meeting will still be held via teleconference.
Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel's Toll-Free Phone Lines Project Committee
Document Number: 2021-04536
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-05
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.
Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel's Tax Forms and Publications Project Committee.
Document Number: 2021-04535
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-05
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.
Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel's Toll-Free Phone Lines Project Committee
Document Number: 2021-04534
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-05
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.
Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Taxpayer Communications Project Committee
Document Number: 2021-04533
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-05
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. Due to a processing error, we will not be able to meet the 15-calendar notice threshold, but this meeting will still be open. This meeting will still be held via teleconference.
Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Taxpayer Assistance Center Improvements Project Committee
Document Number: 2021-04527
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-05
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
An open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel's 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.
Guidance on Passive Foreign Investment Companies; Correction
Document Number: 2021-04282
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-03-05
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains corrections to the final regulations (Treasury Decision 9936), that were published in the Federal Register on Friday, January 15, 2021. The final regulations regarding the determination of whether a foreign corporation is treated as a passive foreign investment company (``PFIC'') for purposes of the Internal Revenue Code (``Code''), and the application and scope of certain rules that determine whether a United States person that indirectly holds stock in a PFIC is treated as a shareholder of the PFIC.
Bond Guarantee Program, FY 2021; Notice of Guarantee Availability
Document Number: 2021-04429
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-04
Agency: Community Development Financial Institutions Fund, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This NOGA is published in connection with the CDFI Bond Guarantee Program, administered by the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund), the U.S. Department of the Treasury (Treasury). Through this NOGA, the CDFI Fund announces the availability of up to $500 million of Guarantee Authority in FY 2021. This NOGA explains application submission and evaluation requirements and processes, and provides agency contacts and information on CDFI Bond Guarantee Program outreach. Parties interested in being approved for a Guarantee under the CDFI Bond Guarantee Program must submit Qualified Issuer Applications and Guarantee Applications for consideration in accordance with this NOGA. The required minimum over- collateralization rates established in FY 2020 have been removed for the FY 2021 round. In the FY 2021 round, over-collateralization rates will be determined during the underwriting process for each applicant. Capitalized terms used in this NOGA and not defined elsewhere are defined in the CDFI Bond Guarantee Program regulations (12 CFR 1808.102) and the CDFI Program regulations (12 CFR 1805.104).
Inflation Adjustment of Civil Monetary Penalties
Document Number: 2021-04377
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-03-04
Agency: Department of the Treasury
The Department of the Treasury (``Department'' or ``Treasury'') publishes this final rule to adjust its civil monetary penalties (``CMPs'') for inflation as mandated by the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act of 1990, as amended by the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015 (collectively referred to herein as ``the Act''). The Department also publishes this direct final rule to implement the inflation adjustment for the civil monetary penalties that may be assessed under 31 CFR part 16 and updates the inflation adjustments through 2021.