Department of Treasury June 2008 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Open Meeting of the Ad Hoc IRS Forms and Publications/Language Services Issue Committee of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel
Document Number: E8-13133
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-12
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
An open meeting of the Ad Hoc IRS Forms and Publications/ Language Services Issue Committee of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel will be conducted (via teleconference). 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 Earned Income Tax Credit Issue Committee
Document Number: E8-13132
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-12
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
An open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Earned Income Tax Credit Issue Committee will be conducted via telephone conference call. The Taxpayer Advocacy Panel is soliciting public comments, ideas and suggestions on improving customer service at the Internal Revenue Service.
Open Meeting of the Small Business/Self Employed-Taxpayer Burden Reduction Issue Committee of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel
Document Number: E8-13131
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-12
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
An open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Small Business/ Self EmployedTaxpayer Burden Reduction Issue Committee will be conducted. The Taxpayer Advocacy Panel is soliciting public comment, ideas, and suggestions on improving customer service at the Internal Revenue Service.
Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Issue Committee
Document Number: E8-13130
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-12
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
An open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel VITA Issue Committee will be conducted. The Taxpayer Advocacy Panel is soliciting public comment, ideas, and suggestions on improving customer service at the Internal Revenue Service.
Open Meeting of the Joint Committee of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel
Document Number: E8-13129
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-12
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
An open meeting of the Joint Committee of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel will be conducted via conference call. The Taxpayer Advocacy Panel is soliciting public comment, ideas, and suggestions on improving customer service at the Internal Revenue Service.
Open Meeting of the Area 1 Taxpayer Advocacy Panel (Including the States of New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Vermont and Maine)
Document Number: E8-13128
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-12
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
An open meeting of the Area 1 Taxpayer Advocacy Panel will be conducted via telephone conference call. The Taxpayer Advocacy Panel is soliciting public comments, ideas and suggestions on improving customer service at the Internal Revenue Service.
Open Meeting of the Wage & Investment Reducing Taxpayer Burden (Notices) Issue Committee of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel
Document Number: E8-13127
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-12
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
An open meeting of the Wage & Investment Reducing Taxpayer Burden (Notices) Issue Committee of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel will be conducted via telephone conference call. The Taxpayer Advocacy Panel is soliciting public comments, ideas and suggestions on improving customer service at the Internal Revenue Service.
Additional Designation of Individuals Pursuant to Executive Order 13224
Document Number: E8-13118
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-11
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control, Foreign Assets Control Office, Department of Treasury
The Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control (``OFAC'') is publishing the names of three newly-designated individuals whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to Executive Order 13224 of September 23, 2001, ``Blocking Property and Prohibiting Transactions With Persons Who Commit, Threaten To Commit, or Support Terrorism.''
International Emergency Economic Powers Act Civil and Criminal Penalties
Document Number: E8-12385
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-06-10
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control, Foreign Assets Control Office, Department of Treasury
The Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control (``OFAC'') is amending its regulations to reflect amendments to the penalty provisions of the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (``IEEPA'') made by the International Emergency Economic Powers Enhancement Act (the ``Act'').
Open Meeting of the Community Development Advisory Board
Document Number: 08-1342
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-10
Agency: Community Development Financial Institutions Fund, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This notice announces the next meeting of the Community Development Advisory Board (the Advisory Board), which provides advice to the Director of the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (the Fund).
Paul H. Volkman; Denial of Application
Document Number: Z8-11851
Type: Unknown
Date: 2008-06-09
Agency: Drug Enforcement Administration, Department of Justice, Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior, Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of Transportation, Department of the Treasury
Declaratory Judgments-Gift Tax Determinations
Document Number: E8-12894
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-06-09
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains proposed regulations under section 7477 of the Internal Revenue Code (Code) regarding petitions filed with the United States Tax Court for declaratory judgments as to the valuation of gifts. Changes to the applicable law were made by section 506(c)(1) of the Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997 (TRA). The proposed regulations primarily affect individuals who are donors of gifts. The proposed regulations provide rules for determining whether a donor may petition the Tax Court with respect to the value of a gift, including guidance regarding the definition of ``exhaustion of administrative remedies.'' This document also provides a notice of a public hearing on these proposed regulations.
Open Meeting of the Area 7 Taxpayer Advocacy Panel (Including the States of Alaska, California, Hawaii, and Nevada)
Document Number: E8-12884
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-09
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This is to correct the Federal Register Notice that was posted on May 27, 2008. The correct date and time for this meeting is Wednesday, June 25, 2008. An open meeting of the Area 7 committee of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel will be conducted via telephone conference call. The Taxpayer Advocacy Panel (TAP) is soliciting public comments, ideas, and suggestions on improving customer service at the Internal Revenue Service.
Guidance Regarding Foreign Base Company Sales Income; Hearing
Document Number: E8-12875
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-06-09
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document provides notice of public hearing on proposed regulations that provide guidance relating to foreign base company sales income, as defined in section 954(d), in cases in which personal property sold by a controlled foreign corporation (CFC) is manufactured, produced, or constructed pursuant to a contract manufacturing arrangement or by one or more branches of the CFC.
Qualified Nonpersonal Use Vehicles
Document Number: E8-12805
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-06-09
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains proposed regulations relating to qualified nonpersonal use vehicles as defined in section 274(i). Qualified nonpersonal use vehicles are excepted from the substantiation requirements of section 274(d)(4) that apply to listed property as defined in section 280F(d)(4). These proposed regulations would add clearly marked public safety officer vehicles as a new type of qualified nonpersonal use vehicles. These proposed regulations would affect employers that provide their employees with qualified nonpersonal use vehicles and the employees who use such vehicles.
Source Rules Involving U.S. Possessions and Other Conforming Changes
Document Number: C8-1105
Type: Unknown
Date: 2008-06-09
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 12854
Document Number: E8-12556
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-05
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, 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, Public Law 104-13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning Form 12854, Prior Government Service Information.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 1099-DIV
Document Number: E8-12555
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-05
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, 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, Public Law 104-13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning Form 1099-DIV, Dividends and Distributions.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 12884
Document Number: E8-12553
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-05
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, 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, Public Law 104-13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning Form 12884, Survey Questionnaire.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 8697
Document Number: E8-12552
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-05
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, 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, Public Law 104-13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning Form 8697, Interest Computation Under the Look-Back Method for Completed Long-Term Contracts.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Notice 2005-41
Document Number: E8-12550
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-05
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, 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, Public Law 104-13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning Notice 2005-41, Guidance Regarding Qualified Intellectual Property Contributions.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 637
Document Number: E8-12549
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-05
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, 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, Public Law 104-13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning Form 637, Application for Registration (For Certain Excise Tax Activities).
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Revenue Procedure 2005-26
Document Number: E8-12547
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-05
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, 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, Public Law 104-13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning Revenue Procedure 2005-26, Revenue Procedure Regarding Extended Period of Limitation for Listed Transaction Situations.
Low Income Taxpayer Clinic Grant Program; Availability of 2009 Grant Application Package
Document Number: 08-1318
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-05
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains a Notice that the IRS has made available the grant application package and guidelines (Publication 3319) for organizations interested in applying for a Low Income Taxpayer Clinic (LITC) matching grant for the 2009 grant cycle (the 2009 grant cycle runs January 1, 2009, through December 31, 2009). The application period shall run from May 27, 2008, through July 7, 2008. The IRS will award a total of up to $6,000,000 (unless otherwise provided by specific Congressional appropriation) to qualifying organizations, subject to the limitations of Internal Revenue Code section 7526, for matching grants. A qualifying organization may receive a matching grant of up to $100,000 per year. Qualifying organizations that provide representation for free or for a nominal fee to low income taxpayers involved in tax controversies with the IRS or that provide education on taxpayer rights and responsibilities to taxpayers for whom English is a second language can apply for a grant for the 2009 grant cycle. Examples of qualifying organizations include: (1) Clinical programs at accredited law, business or accounting schools, whose students represent low income taxpayers in tax controversies with the IRS, and (2) organizations exempt from tax under I.R.C. Sec. 501(a) which represent low income taxpayers in tax controversies with the IRS or refer those taxpayers to qualified representatives.
Community Development Financial Institutions Fund
Document Number: E8-12515
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-04
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Community Development Financial Institutions Fund, Department of Treasury
This document invites comments from the public on certain programmatic and administrative aspects of the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund's Bank Enterprise Award (BEA) Program, pursuant to the BEA Program regulations set forth at 12 CFR part 1806 (the Interim Rule). All materials submitted will be available for public inspection and copying.
Surety Companies Acceptable on Federal Bonds-Termination: Capital City Insurance Company, Inc
Document Number: E8-12427
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-04
Agency: Fiscal Service, Public Debt Bureau, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This is Supplement No. 15 to the Treasury Department Circular 570, 2007 Revision, published July 2, 2007, at 72 FR 36192.
Additional Designation of Individuals Pursuant to Executive Order 13224
Document Number: E8-12288
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-02
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control, Foreign Assets Control Office, Department of Treasury
The Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control (``OFAC'') is publishing the names of four newly-designated individuals whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to Executive Order 13224 of September 23, 2001, ``Blocking Property and Prohibiting Transactions With Persons Who Commit, Threaten To Commit, or Support Terrorism.''
Departmental Offices; Proposed Collections; Comment Requests
Document Number: E8-12163
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-02
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Department of 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 an information collection that is proposed for approval by the Office of Management and Budget. The Office of International Affairs within 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.
Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) Program Availability of Application Packages
Document Number: E8-12051
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-02
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document provides notice of the availability of Application Packages for the 2009 Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) Program.