Department of Treasury July 8, 2008 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 990-EZ
Document Number: E8-15462
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-07-08
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 990-EZ, Short Form Return of Organization Exempt From Income Tax.
Change to Office to Which Notices of Nonjudicial Sale and Requests for Return of Wrongfully Levied Property Must Be Sent
Document Number: E8-15460
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-07-08
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains final regulations relating to the discharge of liens under section 7425 and return of wrongfully levied upon property under section 6343 of the Internal Revenue Code (Code) of 1986. These regulations revise regulations currently published under sections 7425 and 6343. These regulations clarify that such notices and claims should be sent to the IRS official and office specified in the relevant IRS publications. The regulations will affect parties seeking to provide the IRS with notice of a nonjudicial foreclosure sale and parties making administrative requests for return of wrongfully levied property.
Elections Regarding Start-up Expenditures, Corporation Organizational Expenditures, and Partnership Organizational Expenses
Document Number: E8-15459
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-07-08
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains final and temporary regulations relating to elections to deduct start-up expenditures under section 195 of the Internal Revenue Code (Code), organizational expenditures of corporations under section 248, and organizational expenses of partnerships under section 709. The American Jobs Creation Act of 2004 amended these three sections of the Code to provide similar rules for deducting these types of expenses that are paid or incurred after October 22, 2004. The regulations affect taxpayers that pay or incur these expenses and provide guidance on how to elect to deduct the expenses in accordance with the new rules. The text of these temporary regulations also serves as the text of the proposed regulations set forth in the notice of proposed rulemaking on this subject in the Proposed Rules section in this issue of the Federal Register.
Elections Regarding Start-Up Expenditures, Corporation Organizational Expenditures, and Partnership Organizational Expenses
Document Number: E8-15457
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-07-08
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
In the Rules and Regulations section of this issue of the Federal Register, the IRS is issuing temporary regulations relating to the elections to deduct start-up expenditures under section 195 of the Internal Revenue Code (Code), organizational expenditures of corporations under section 248, and organizational expenses of partnerships under section 709. The American Jobs Creation Act of 2004 amended these three sections of the Code to provide similar rules for deducting these types of expenses that are paid or incurred after October 22, 2004. The regulations affect taxpayers that pay or incur these expenses and provide guidance on how to elect to deduct the expenses in accordance with the new rules. The text of those temporary regulations also serves as the text of these proposed regulations.
Open Meeting of the Advisory Committee on the Auditing Profession
Document Number: E8-15387
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-07-08
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Department of Treasury
The Department of the Treasury's Advisory Committee on the Auditing Profession will convene a meeting on Tuesday, July 22, 2008, in the Cash Room of the Main Department Building, 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC, beginning at 1 p.m. Eastern Time. The meeting will be open to the public.