Department of Treasury July 9, 2008 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Proposed Information Collections; Comment Request
Document Number: E8-15559
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-07-09
Agency: Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
As part of our continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, and as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we invite comments on the proposed or continuing information collections listed below in this notice.
Optional Charter Provisions in Mutual Holding Company Structures
Document Number: E8-14374
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-07-09
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Office of Thrift Supervision, Thrift Supervision Office, Department of Treasury
The Office of Thrift Supervision (OTS) is amending its mutual holding company (MHC) regulations to permit certain MHC subsidiaries to adopt an optional charter provision that would prohibit any person from acquiring, or offering to acquire, beneficial ownership of more than ten percent of the MHC subsidiary's minority stock (stock held by persons other than the subsidiary's MHC).
Election to Expense Certain Refineries
Document Number: 08-1424
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-07-09
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 election to expense qualified refinery property under section 179C of the Internal Revenue Code (Code) and affects taxpayers who own refineries located in the United States. The temporary regulations reflect changes to the law by the Energy Policy Act of 2005. The text of those regulations also serves as the text of these proposed regulations. This document also provides notice of a public hearing.
Election To Expense Certain Refineries
Document Number: 08-1423
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-07-09
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains temporary regulations relating to the election to expense qualified refinery property under section 179C of the Internal Revenue Code, and affects taxpayers who own refineries located in the United States. These temporary regulations reflect changes to the law made by the Energy Policy Act of 2005. 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.