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

Regulations Enabling Elections for Certain Transactions Under Section 336(e)
Document Number: Z8-19603
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-10-09
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
Additional Designations, Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act
Document Number: E8-24011
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-10-09
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 six additional entities and ten additional individuals whose property and interests in property have been blocked pursuant to the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act (``Kingpin Act'') (21 U.S.C. 1901-1908, 8 U.S.C. 1182).
Unblocking of Specially Designated Narcotics Trafficker Pursuant to Executive Order 12978
Document Number: E8-24010
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-10-09
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 name of three individuals whose property and interests in property have been unblocked pursuant to Executive Order 12978 of October 21, 1995, Blocking Assets and Prohibiting Transactions With Significant Narcotics Traffickers.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Notice 2008-61
Document Number: E8-23921
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-10-09
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 2008-61, Relief From Certain Low-Income Housing Credit Requirements Due to Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding in Wisconsin.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Notice 2008-58
Document Number: E8-23920
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-10-09
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 2008-58, Relief From Certain Low-Income Housing Credit Requirements Due to Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding in Iowa.
Electronic Tax Administration Advisory Committee (ETAAC)
Document Number: E8-23919
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-10-09
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
In 1998 the Internal Revenue Service established the Electronic Tax Administration Advisory Committee (ETAAC). The primary purpose of ETAAC is for industry partners to provide an organized public forum for discussion of electronic tax administration issues in support of the overriding goal that paperless filing should be the preferred and most convenient method of filing tax and information returns. ETAAC offers constructive observations about current or proposed policies, programs, and procedures, and suggests improvements. Listed is a summary of the agenda along with the planned discussion topics.
Notice to Participants of Consequences of Failing To Defer Receipt of Qualified Retirement Plan Distributions; Expansion of Applicable Election Period and Period for Notices
Document Number: E8-23918
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-10-09
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains proposed regulations under sections 402(f), 411(a)(11), and 417 of the Internal Revenue Code (Code). The proposed regulations would provide that the notice required under section 411(a)(11) to be provided to a participant of his or her right, if any, to defer receipt of an immediately distributable benefit must also describe the consequences of failing to defer receipt of the distribution. The proposed regulations would also provide that the applicable election period for waiving the qualified joint and survivor annuity form of benefit under section 417 is the 180-day period ending on the annuity starting date, and that a notice required to be provided under section 402(f), section 411(a)(11), or section 417 may be provided to a participant as much as 180 days before the annuity starting date (or, for a notice under section 402(f), the distribution date). These regulations would affect administrators of, employers maintaining, participants in, and beneficiaries of tax-favored retirement plans.
Income, Excise, and Estate and Gift Taxes; Effective Dates and Other Issues Arising Under the Employee Benefit Provisions of the Tax Reform Act of 1984; Correction
Document Number: E8-23917
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-10-09
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains a correction to temporary regulations (TD 8073) that were published in the Federal Register on Tuesday, February 4, 1986 (51 FR 4312) relating to effective dates and certain other issues arising under sections 91, 223, and 511-561 of the Tax Reform Act of 1984. This action is necessary because of changes to the applicable tax law made by the Tax Reform Act of 1984. The temporary regulations will affect qualified employee benefit plans, welfare benefit funds and employees receiving benefits through such plans.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E8-23900
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-10-09
Agency: Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury, Comptroller of the Currency
The OCC, 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 a continuing information collection, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a respondent is not required to respond to, an information collection unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. The OCC is soliciting comment concerning its information collection titled, ``Fiduciary Activities of National Banks12 CFR part 9.''