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Proposed Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request
Document Number: 2021-02375
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-02-05
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 Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), 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 Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number. The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC), of which the agencies are members, has approved the agencies' publication for public comment of a proposal to revise and extend the Consolidated Reports of Condition and Income (Call Reports) (FFIEC 031, FFIEC 041, and FFIEC 051), which are currently approved collections of information. The FFIEC has also approved the Board's publication for public comment, on behalf of the agencies, of a proposal to revise and extend the Report of Assets and Liabilities of U.S. Branches and Agencies of Foreign Banks (FFIEC 002) and the Report of Assets and Liabilities of a Non- U.S. Branch that is Managed or Controlled by a U.S. Branch or Agency of a Foreign (Non-U.S.) Bank (FFIEC 002S), which also are currently approved collections of information. The agencies are requesting comment on revisions to the reporting forms and instructions for the Call Reports and the FFIEC 002 related to the exclusion of sweep deposits and certain other deposits from reporting as brokered deposits, as indicated by the agencies in the Net Stable Funding Ratio (NSFR) final rule and by the FDIC in its Final Rule on Brokered Deposits and Interest Rate Restrictions (brokered deposits final rule), respectively. In addition, the agencies are proposing revisions to the Call Report and FFIEC 002 instructions addressing brokered deposits to align them with the brokered deposits final rule. The changes to the Call Reports and the FFIEC 002 are proposed to take effect as of the June 30, 2021, report date.
Business Loan Program Temporary Changes; Paycheck Protection Program-Loan Forgiveness Requirements and Loan Review Procedures as Amended by Economic Aid Act
Document Number: 2021-02314
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-02-05
Agency: Small Business Administration, Agencies and Commissions, Department of the Treasury
This interim final rule implements changes related to the forgiveness and review of loans made under the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), which was originally established under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) to provide economic relief to small businesses nationwide adversely impacted by the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). On December 27, 2020, the Economic Aid to Hard-Hit Small Businesses, Nonprofits, and Venues Act (Economic Aid Act) was enacted, extending the authority to make PPP loans through March 31, 2021, revising certain PPP requirements, and permitting second draw PPP loans. This interim final rule consolidates prior rules related to forgiveness and reviews of PPP loans and incorporates changes made by the Economic Aid Act, including with respect to forgiveness of second draw PPP loans.
Quarterly Publication of Individuals, Who Have Chosen To Expatriate, as Required by Section 6039G
Document Number: 2021-02337
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-02-04
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This notice is provided in accordance with IRC section 6039G of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA) of 1996, as amended. This listing contains the name of each individual losing United States citizenship (within the meaning of section 877(a) or 877A) with respect to whom the Secretary received information during the quarter ending December 31, 2020. For purposes of this listing, long-term residents, as defined in section 877(e)(2), are treated as if they were citizens of the United States who lost citizenship.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2021-02262
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-02-04
Agency: Department of the Treasury
In accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974, the Department of the Treasury (Treasury), Departmental Offices proposes to modify a system of records notice relating to the Treasury system of records titled, ``Department of the Treasury, Departmental Offices .227 Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) Case Management System.''
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Foreign Tax Credit; Notification of Foreign Tax Redeterminations
Document Number: 2021-02229
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-02-03
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 foreign tax credit; notification of foreign tax redeterminations.
Mandatory 60-Day Postponement of Certain Tax-Related Deadlines by Reason of a Federally Declared Disaster; Hearing
Document Number: 2021-02183
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-02-03
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 new mandatory 60-day postponement of certain time-sensitive tax-related deadlines by reason of a Federally declared disaster.
Section 42, Low-Income Housing Credit Average Income Test Regulations; Hearing
Document Number: 2021-02146
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-02-03
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document provides a notice of public hearing on proposed regulations setting forth guidance on the average income test for purposes of the low-income housing credit.
National Bank and Federal Savings Association Premises
Document Number: 2020-29277
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-02-03
Agency: Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The OCC is inviting comment on a proposed rule that would modify the requirements for national bank and Federal savings association premises.
Financial Crimes Enforcement Network; Inflation Adjustment of Civil Monetary Penalties
Document Number: C1-2021-01919
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-02-02
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Renewal; Comment Request; Renewal Without Change of Regulations Requiring Additional Records To Be Made and Retained by Dealers in Foreign Exchange and Additional Records To Be Made and Retained by Brokers or Dealers in Securities
Document Number: 2021-02064
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-02-01
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network
As part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, FinCEN invites comments on the proposed renewal, without change, of a currently approved information collections found in existing Bank Secrecy Act regulations. Specifically, the regulations require dealers in foreign exchange and brokers or dealers in securities to secure and maintain a record of the taxpayer identification number for individuals for whom a transaction or brokerage account is opened, or for whom a line of credit is extended, subject to certain exceptions. The regulations also require that the dealers in foreign exchange and brokers or dealers in securities retain originals or copies of specified documents relating to account and transaction records. Although no changes are proposed to the information collections themselves, this request for comments covers a future expansion of the scope of the annual hourly burden and cost estimate associated with these regulations. This request for comments is made pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel's Tax Forms and Publications Project Committee; Change
Document Number: 2021-02008
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-02-01
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
In the Federal Register notice that was originally published on January 22, 2021, (Volume 86, Number 13, Page 6740) the time for this meeting has changed from 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time to 1:30 p.m. Eastern Time. All other meeting details remain the unchanged.
Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel's Special Projects Committee; Change
Document Number: 2021-02007
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-02-01
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
In the Federal Register notice that was originally published on January 22, 2021, (Volume 86, Number 13, Page 6740) the time for this meeting has changed from 1:30 p.m. Eastern Time to 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time. All other meeting details remain the unchanged.
Pricing for Armed Forces 2.5 oz. Silver Medals
Document Number: 2021-01960
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-29
Agency: United States Mint, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
Financial Crimes Enforcement Network; Inflation Adjustment of Civil Monetary Penalties
Document Number: 2021-01919
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-01-28
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network
FinCEN publishes this final rule to reflect inflation adjustments to its civil monetary penalties (``CMPs'') as mandated by the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act of 1990, as amended. This rule adjusts certain CMPs within the jurisdiction of FinCEN to the maximum amount required by that act.
Requirements for Certain Transactions Involving Convertible Virtual Currency or Digital Assets
Document Number: 2021-01918
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-01-28
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network
On December 23, 2020, FinCEN published a notice of proposed rulemaking (the ``NPRM'') proposing requirements for banks and money services businesses (``MSBs'') related to certain transactions involving convertible virtual currency (``CVC'') or digital assets with legal tender status (``LTDA''). On January 15, 2021, FinCEN published a document reopening the comment period for the NPRM (the ``Reopening Notice''). In the Reopening Notice, FinCEN provided an additional 15 days for comments on the NPRM's proposed reporting requirements regarding information on CVC or LTDA transactions greater than $10,000, or aggregating to greater than $10,000, that involve unhosted wallets or wallets hosted in a jurisdiction identified by FinCEN. FinCEN further provided in the Reopening Notice for an additional 45 days for comments on the NPRM's proposed requirements that banks and MSBs report certain information regarding counterparties to transactions by their hosted wallet customers, and on the NPRM's proposed recordkeeping requirements. This notice of extension of comment period (``Extension Notice'') extends the reopened comment period to allow additional time to respond to all aspects of the NPRM and sets one closing date for the comment period, instead of the two currently in effect. Accordingly, all comments to the proposed NPRM are now due 60 days from the date of publication of this Extension Notice.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Revision of an Approved Information Collection; Comment Request; Company-Run Annual Stress Test Reporting Template and Documentation for Covered Institutions With Total Consolidated Assets of $250 Billion or More Under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act
Document Number: 2021-01883
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-28
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 a revision to a regulatory reporting requirement for national banks and federal savings associations titled, ``Company-Run Annual Stress Test Reporting Template and Documentation for Covered Institutions with Total Consolidated Assets of $250 Billion or More under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.''
Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2021-01880
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-28
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 SLT, ``Aggregate Holdings, Purchases and Sales, and Fair Value Changes of Long-Term Securities by U.S. and Foreign Residents.'' The proposed expanded SLT data collection will be effective for reports beginning as of February 2022. Until that effective date, the currently approved Form SLT and instructions will continue to be effective without change.
Notice of OFAC Sanctions Action
Document Number: 2021-01853
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-28
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 individuals, entities, and vessels 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.
Prompt Payment Interest Rate; Contract Disputes Act
Document Number: 2021-01681
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-28
Agency: Fiscal Service, Public Debt Bureau, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
For the period beginning January 1, 2021, and ending on June 30, 2021, the prompt payment interest rate is \7/8\ per centum per annum.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Return of Organization Exempt From Income Tax
Document Number: 2021-01732
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-27
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; Treasury Foreign Currency Forms
Document Number: 2021-01723
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-27
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 this request.
Notice of OFAC Sanctions Action
Document Number: 2021-01521
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-25
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.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Treaty-Based Return Position Disclosure
Document Number: 2021-01478
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-25
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 treaty-based return position disclosure.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Limitations on Credit or Refund
Document Number: 2021-01465
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-25
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 limitations on credit or refund.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Renewal; Comment Request; Renewal Without Change of Transactions of Exempt Persons Regulations, and FinCEN Report 110, Designation of Exempt Person Report
Document Number: 2021-01451
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-25
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network
As part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, FinCEN invites comments on the proposed renewal, without change, of a currently approved information collection found in existing Bank Secrecy Act regulations. Specifically, the regulations permit banks to file a FinCEN Report 110, Designation of Exempt Person (``DOEP Report''), to designate eligible customers as exempt persons, such that a bank is not required to file a report with respect to any transaction in currency over $10,000 with such customers. Under the regulations, a bank, to exempt a person, must also take steps to ensure that a person meets the requirements for an exemption, document the basis for the bank's initial conclusion that a person is exempt, annually review the eligibility of certain exempt persons, document compliance with the DOEP Report requirements, and maintain a monitoring system that is reasonably designed to detect, for each account of a non-listed business or payroll customer, transactions in currency requiring a bank to file a suspicious transaction report. Although no changes are proposed to the information collection itself, this request for comments covers a future expansion of the scope of the annual hourly burden and cost estimate associated with these regulations. This request for comments is made pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Imposition of Import Restrictions on Categories of Archaeological and Ethnological Material From Morocco
Document Number: 2021-01394
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-01-22
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of the Treasury
This final rule amends the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) regulations to reflect the imposition of import restrictions on certain archaeological and ethnological material from the Kingdom of Morocco (Morocco). These restrictions are being imposed pursuant to an agreement between the Government of the United States and the Government of Morocco that has been entered into under the authority of the Convention on Cultural Property Implementation Act. The final rule amends the CBP regulations by adding Morocco to the list of countries which have a bilateral agreement with the United States that imposes cultural property import restrictions. The final rule also contains the Designated List that describes the types of archaeological and ethnological material to which the restrictions apply.
Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel's Tax Forms and Publications Project Committee
Document Number: 2021-01377
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-22
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 Taxpayer Communications Project Committee
Document Number: 2021-01376
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-22
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.
Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel's Toll-Free Phone Lines Project Committee
Document Number: 2021-01375
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-22
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 Assistance Center Improvements Project Committee
Document Number: 2021-01373
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-22
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.
Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel's Notices and Correspondence Project Committee
Document Number: 2021-01372
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-22
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.
Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel's Special Projects Committee
Document Number: 2021-01371
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-22
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
An open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel's Special Projects Committee will be conducted. The Taxpayer Advocacy Panel is soliciting public comments, ideas, and suggestions on improving customer service at the Internal Revenue Service.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 1099-Q
Document Number: 2021-01333
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-22
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 information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The IRS is soliciting comments concerning Form 1099-Q, Payments from Qualified Education Programs (Under Sections 529 and 530).
Exemptions to Suspicious Activity Report Requirements
Document Number: 2021-00034
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-01-22
Agency: Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The OCC is inviting comment on a proposed rule that would modify the requirements for national banks and federal savings associations to file Suspicious Activity Reports. The proposed rule would amend the OCC's Suspicious Activity Report regulations to allow the OCC to issue exemptions from the requirements of those regulations. The proposed rule makes it possible for the OCC to grant relief to national banks or federal savings associations that develop innovative solutions intended to meet Bank Secrecy Act requirements more efficiently and effectively.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Renewal; Comment Request; Renewal Without Change of Purchases of Bank Checks and Drafts, Cashier's Checks, Money Orders, and Traveler's Checks
Document Number: 2021-01187
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-21
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network
As part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, FinCEN invites comments on the proposed renewal, without change, of a currently approved information collection found in existing Bank Secrecy Act regulations. Specifically, the regulations require recordkeeping for the issuance or sale of bank checks and drafts, cashier's checks, money orders, and traveler's checks when the issuance or sale involves the use of currency in an amount between $3,000 and $10,000, inclusive. Although no changes are proposed to the information collection itself, this request for comments covers a future expansion of the scope of the annual hourly burden and cost estimate associated with these regulations. This request for comments is made pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 1099-A
Document Number: 2021-01169
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-21
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 information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The IRS is soliciting comments concerning Form 1099-A, Acquisition or Abandonment of Secured Property.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project
Document Number: 2021-01168
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-21
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 Diesel Fuel and Kerosene Excise Tax; Dye Injection.
Multiemployer Pension Plan Application To Reduce Benefits
Document Number: 2021-01121
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-21
Agency: Department of the Treasury
The Board of Trustees of the American Federation of Musicians & Employers Pension Fund, a multiemployer pension plan, has submitted an application to reduce benefits under the plan in accordance with the Multiemployer Pension Reform Act of 2014 (MPRA). The purpose of this notice is to announce that the application submitted by the Board of Trustees of the American Federation of Musicians & Employers Pension Fund has been published on the website 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 American Federation of Musicians & Employers Pension Fund.
Notice of OFAC Sanctions Actions
Document Number: 2020-29153
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-21
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 individuals 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 individuals blocked, and U.S. persons are generally prohibited from engaging in transactions with them.
Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; HHS Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2022; Updates to State Innovation Waiver (Section 1332 Waiver) Implementing Regulations
Document Number: 2021-01175
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-01-19
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Department of the Treasury
This final rule sets forth provisions related to user fees for federally-facilitated Exchanges and State-based Exchanges on the Federal Platform. It includes changes related to acceptance of payments by issuers of individual market Qualified Health Plans and clarifies the regulation imposing network adequacy standards with regard to Qualified Health Plans that do not use provider networks. It also adds a new direct enrollment option for federally-facilitated Exchanges and State Exchanges and implements changes related to section 1332 State Innovation Waivers.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Certain Returned Magazines, Paperbacks, or Records
Document Number: 2021-01018
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-19
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 certain returned magazines, paperbacks, or records.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for General Revision of Regulations Relating To Withholding of Tax on Certain U.S. Source Income Paid to Foreign Persons
Document Number: 2021-00954
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-19
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 general revision of regulations relating to withholding of tax on certain U.S. source income paid to foreign persons.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Electronic Deposit of Tax Refund of $1 Million or More
Document Number: 2021-00953
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-19
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 electronic deposit of tax refund of $1 million or more.
Tax on Excess Tax-Exempt Organization Executive Compensation
Document Number: 2021-00772
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-01-19
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document sets forth final regulations under section 4960 of the Internal Revenue Code (Code), which imposes an excise tax on remuneration in excess of $1,000,000 and any excess parachute payment paid by an applicable tax-exempt organization to any covered employee. The regulations affect certain tax-exempt organizations and certain entities that are treated as related to those organizations.
Denial of Deduction for Certain Fines, Penalties, and Other Amounts; Related Information Reporting Requirements
Document Number: 2021-00741
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-01-19
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains final regulations providing guidance on section 162(f) of the Internal Revenue Code (Code), as amended in 2017, concerning the deduction of certain fines, penalties, and other amounts. This document also contains final regulations providing guidance relating to the information reporting requirements under new section 6050X of the Code with respect to those fines, penalties, and other amounts. The final regulations affect taxpayers that pay or incur amounts to, or at the direction of, governments, governmental entities or certain nongovernmental entities treated as governmental entities relating to the violation of any law or investigations or inquiries by such governments, governmental entities, or nongovernmental entities into the potential violation of any law. The final regulations also affect governments, governmental entities, and nongovernmental entities subject to the related reporting requirements.
Excise Taxes; Transportation of Persons by Air; Transportation of Property by Air; Aircraft Management Services
Document Number: 2021-00706
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-01-19
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains final regulations relating to the excise taxes imposed on certain amounts paid for transportation of persons and property by air. Specifically, the final regulations relate to the exemption for amounts paid for certain aircraft management services. The final regulations also amend, revise, redesignate, and remove provisions of existing regulations that are out-of-date or obsolete and generally update the existing regulations to incorporate statutory changes, case law, and other published guidance. The final regulations affect persons that provide air transportation of persons and property, and persons that pay for those services.
Section 199A Rules for Cooperatives and Their Patrons
Document Number: 2021-00667
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-01-19
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains final regulations that provide guidance to cooperatives to which sections 1381 through 1388 of the Internal Revenue Code (Code) apply (Cooperatives) and their patrons regarding the deduction provided by section 199A(a) of the Code for qualified business income (QBI), as well as guidance to specified agricultural or horticultural cooperatives (Specified Cooperatives) and their patrons regarding the deduction provided by section 199A(g) of the Code for eligible domestic production activities undertaken by Specified Cooperatives. The final regulations also provide guidance on section 199A(b)(7), the statutory rule requiring patrons of Specified Cooperatives to reduce their QBI deduction under section 199A(a). In addition, the final regulations include a definition of patronage and nonpatronage sourced items under section 1388 of the Code, and revise existing regulations under section 1382 of the Code to reference this definition. Finally, this document removes the final and temporary regulations under former section 199. These final regulations affect Cooperatives as well as patrons that are individuals, partnerships, S corporations, trusts, and estates engaged in domestic trades or businesses.
Guidance Under Section 1061
Document Number: 2021-00427
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-01-19
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains final regulations that provide guidance under section 1061 of the Internal Revenue Code (Code). Section 1061 recharacterizes certain net long-term capital gains of a partner that holds one or more applicable partnership interests as short-term capital gains. An applicable partnership interest is an interest in a partnership that is transferred to or held by a taxpayer, directly or indirectly, in connection with the performance of substantial services by the taxpayer, or any other related person, in any applicable trade or business. These final regulations also amend existing regulations on holding periods to clarify the holding period of a partner's interest in a partnership that includes in whole or in part an applicable partnership interest and/or a profits interest. These regulations affect taxpayers who directly or indirectly hold applicable partnership interests in partnerships and the passthrough entities through which the applicable partnership interest is held.
Additional Guidance Regarding Limitation on Deduction for Business Interest Expense
Document Number: 2021-00150
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-01-19
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains final regulations that provide additional guidance regarding the limitation on the deduction for business interest expense under section 163(j) of the Internal Revenue Code (Code) to reflect amendments made by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act and the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act. Specifically, the regulations address the application of the limitation in contexts involving passthrough entities, regulated investment companies (RICs), and controlled foreign corporations. The regulations also provide guidance regarding the definitions of real property development, real property redevelopment, and syndicate. The regulations affect taxpayers that have business interest expense, particularly passthrough entities, their partners and shareholders, as well as foreign corporations and their United States shareholders. The regulations also affect RICs that have business interest income, RIC shareholders that have business interest expense, and corporations that are members of a consolidated group.
Taxable Year of Income Inclusion Under an Accrual Method of Accounting and Advance Payments for Goods, Services, and Other Items
Document Number: C2-2020-28653
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-01-14
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury