Department of Treasury July 22, 2008 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Privacy Act of 1974; Systems of Records
Document Number: E8-16742
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-07-22
Agency: United States Mint, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
In accordance with the requirements of the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended, 5 U.S.C. 552a, the United States Mint, Treasury, is publishing its inventory of Privacy Act systems of records.
Open Meeting of the Area 5 Taxpayer Advocacy Panel (Including the States of Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma, and Texas)
Document Number: E8-16679
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-07-22
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
An open meeting of the Area 5 Taxpayer Advocacy Panel will be conducted via a telephone 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 4 Taxpayer Advocacy Panel (Including the States of Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, Tennessee, and Wisconsin)
Document Number: E8-16678
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-07-22
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
An open meeting of the Area 4 Taxpayer Advocacy Panel will be conducted via telephone 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 Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Issue Committee
Document Number: E8-16672
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-07-22
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: E8-16670
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-07-22
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.
Farmer and Fisherman Income Averaging
Document Number: E8-16665
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-07-22
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains final and temporary regulations under section 1301 of the Internal Revenue Code (Code) relating to the averaging of farm and fishing income in computing income tax liability. The regulations reflect changes to the law made by the American Jobs Creation Act of 2004. The regulations provide guidance to individuals engaged in a farming or fishing business who elect to reduce their tax liability by treating all or a portion of the current taxable year's farm or fishing income as if one-third of it had been earned in each of the prior three taxable years. The text of the temporary regulations in this document also serves as the text of proposed regulations set forth in a notice of proposed rulemaking on this subject in the Proposed Rules section in this issue of the Federal Register.
Farmer and Fisherman Income Averaging
Document Number: E8-16664
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-07-22
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 final and temporary regulations under section 1301 of the Internal Revenue Code (Code) relating to the averaging of farm and fishing income in computing income tax liability. The regulations reflect changes to the law made by the American Jobs Creation Act of 2004. The regulations provide guidance to individuals engaged in a farming or fishing business who elect to reduce their tax liability by treating all or a portion of the current taxable year's farm or fishing income as if one-third of it had been earned in each of the prior three taxable years. The text of those temporary regulations also serves as the text of these proposed regulations.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Revenue Procedure 2002-43
Document Number: E8-16663
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-07-22
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 2002-43, Determination of Substitute Agent for a Consolidated Group.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project
Document Number: E8-16662
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-07-22
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, Pub. L. 104-13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning existing final regulation, REG-106876-00 Revision of Income Tax Regulations under Sections 897, 1445, and 6109 to require use of Taxpayer Identifying Numbers on Submission under the Section 897 and 1445 regulations.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project
Document Number: E8-16661
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-07-22
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 existing final regulation, REG-118662-98 (TD 8873), New Technologies in Retirement Plans.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 8404
Document Number: E8-16660
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-07-22
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 8404, Interest Charge on DISC-Related Deferred Tax Liability.
Open Meeting of the Area 6 Taxpayer Advocacy Panel (Including the States of Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington and Wyoming)
Document Number: E8-16657
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-07-22
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
An open meeting of the Area 6 committee of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel will be conducted (via teleconference). The Taxpayer Advocacy Panel (TAP) is soliciting public comments, ideas, and suggestions on improving customer service at the Internal Revenue Service. The TAP will use citizen input to make recommendations to the Internal Revenue Service.
Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Assistance Center Committee of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel
Document Number: E8-16656
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-07-22
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
An open meeting of the Taxpayer Assistance Center Committee of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel will be conducted (via teleconference). The Taxpayer Advocacy Panel (TAP) is soliciting public comments, ideas, and suggestions on improving customer service at the Internal Revenue Service.
Open Meeting of the Area 2 Taxpayer Advocacy Panel (Including the States of Delaware, North Carolina, South Carolina, New Jersey, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia and the District of Columbia)
Document Number: E8-16655
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-07-22
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
An open meeting of the Area 2 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 Area 3 Taxpayer Advocacy Panel (Including the States of Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Arkansas, and the Territory of Puerto Rico)
Document Number: E8-16654
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-07-22
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
An open meeting of the Area 3 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 Ad Hoc IRS Forms and Publications/Language Services Issue Committee of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel
Document Number: E8-16653
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-07-22
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 Wage & Investment Reducing Taxpayer Burden (Notices) Issue Committee of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel
Document Number: E8-16652
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-07-22
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.
Open Meeting of the Area 7 Taxpayer Advocacy Panel (Including the States of Alaska, California, Hawaii, and Nevada)
Document Number: E8-16651
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-07-22
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
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.
Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Earned Income Tax Credit Issue Committee
Document Number: E8-16650
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-07-22
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: E8-16649
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-07-22
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 Area 1 Taxpayer Advocacy Panel (Including the States of New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Vermont and Maine)
Document Number: E8-16648
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-07-22
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.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Revenue Procedure 99-26
Document Number: E8-16647
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-07-22
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 99-26, Secured Employee Benefits Settlement Initiative.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Forms 2290, 2290-SP, and 2290-FR
Document Number: E8-16646
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-07-22
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 2290, Heavy Highway Vehicle Use Tax Return, Form 2290-FR, Declaration d'Impot sur L'utilisation des Vehicules Lourds sur les Routes, and 2290-SP, Declaraci[oacute]n del Impuesto sobre el Uso de Veh[iacute]culos Pesados en las Carreteras.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Forms 12339, 12339-A, and 12339-B
Document Number: E8-16645
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-07-22
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 Forms 12339, Internal Revenue Service Advisory Council Membership Application; 12339-A, Tax Check Waiver; and 12339-B, Information Reporting Program Advisory Committee Membership Application.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project
Document Number: E8-16644
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-07-22
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 an existing final regulation, REG-209831-96 (TD 8823), Consolidated ReturnsLimitations on the Use of Certain Losses and Deductions.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project
Document Number: E8-16643
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-07-22
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 existing final regulation, IA-62-93 (TD 8688), Certain Elections Under the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1993 (Sec. Sec. 1.108- 5,1.163(d)-1, 1.1044(a)-1, and 1.6655(e)-1).
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 3491
Document Number: E8-16642
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-07-22
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 3491, Consumer Cooperative Exemption Application.
Internal Revenue Service; Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 8621
Document Number: E8-16641
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-07-22
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Internal Revenue Service, Department of 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 8621, Return by a Shareholder of a Passive Foreign Investment Company or Qualified Electing Fund.