Establishment of the High Valley Viticultural Area (2003R-361P)
This Treasury decision establishes the 14,000-acre High Valley viticultural area in Lake County, California. We designate viticultural areas to allow vintners to better describe the origin of their wines and to allow consumers to better identify wines they may purchase.
Proposed Change to Vintage Date Requirements (2005R-212P)
The Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau proposes to change the minimum content requirement for vintage date statements on some wine labels. We take this action in response to a petition from a trade association representing California wineries. We invite comments on this proposed amendment to our regulations.
Establishment of Alexandria Lakes Viticultural Area (2002R-152P)
This Treasury decision establishes the Alexandria Lakes viticultural area in Douglas County, Minnesota. We designate viticultural areas to allow vintners to better describe the origin of their wines and to allow consumers to better identify wines they may purchase.
Establishment of the Horse Heaven Hills Viticultural Area (2002R-103P)
This Treasury decision establishes the 570,000-acre Horse Heaven Hills viticultural area in south-central Washington State. Located along the Columbia River in portions of Klickitat, Yakima, and Benton counties, the Horse Heaven Hills area is about 115 miles east of Vancouver, Washington, and lies entirely within the established Columbia Valley viticultural area. We designate viticultural areas to allow vintners to better describe the origin of their wines and to allow consumers to better identify wines they may purchase.
Renegotiation Board Interest Rate; Prompt Payment Interest Rate; Contract Disputes Act
For the period beginning July 1, 2005 and ending on December 31, 2005, the prompt payment interest rate is 4.500 per centum per annum.
Application of the Federal Insurance Contributions Act, Federal Unemployment Tax Act, and Collection of Income Tax at Source to Statutory Stock Options
This document withdraws the notice of proposed rulemaking relating to the application of the Federal Insurance Contributions Act (FICA), Federal Unemployment Tax Act (FUTA), and Collection of Income Tax at Source to incentive stock options and options granted under employee stock purchase plans (collectively referred to as ``statutory stock options'') that was published on November 14, 2001. This withdrawal affects employers that grant these options and employees who exercise these options.
Alphabetical Listing Of Blocked Persons, Specially Designated Nationals, Specially Designated Terrorists, Specially Designated Global Terrorists, Foreign Terrorist Organizations, and Specially Designated Narcotics Traffickers
The Treasury Department is amending appendix A to 31 CFR chapter V to (1) reflect the addition or removal, since it was last published, of the names of individuals and entities subject to the various economic sanctions programs administered by the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control and (2) provide updated identifying and clarifying information for certain individuals and entities included in the appendix. The Treasury Department also is amending the notes to the appendices to 31 CFR chapter V to reflect the revisions to appendix A and changes in the status of several programs.