Department of Treasury 2013 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Community Reinvestment Act Regulations
Document Number: 2013-30960
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-12-30
Agency: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Agencies and Commissions, Federal Reserve System, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The OCC, the Board, and the FDIC (collectively, the Agencies) are amending their Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) regulations to adjust the asset-size thresholds used to define ``small bank'' or ``small savings association'' and ``intermediate small bank'' or ``intermediate small savings association.'' As required by the CRA regulations, the adjustment to the threshold amount is based on the annual percentage change in the Consumer Price Index.
Minority Depository Institutions Advisory Committee; Meeting
Document Number: 2013-31010
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-27
Agency: Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) announces a meeting of the Minority Depository Institutions Advisory Committee (MDIAC).
Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Notices and Correspondence Project Committee
Document Number: 2013-30744
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-26
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
An open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Notices and Correspondence Project Committee will be conducted. The Taxpayer Advocacy Panel is soliciting public comments, ideas, and suggestions on improving customer service at the Internal Revenue Service.
Shared Responsibility Payment for Not Maintaining Minimum Essential Coverage; Correction
Document Number: 2013-30742
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-12-26
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains corrections to final regulations (TD 9632) that were published in the Federal Register on Friday, August 30, 2013. The final regulations provide guidance to individual taxpayers on the liability under section 5000A of the Internal Revenue Code for the shared responsibility payment for not maintaining minimum essential coverage.
Shared Responsibility Payment for Not Maintaining Minimum Essential Coverage; Correction
Document Number: 2013-30740
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-12-26
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains corrections to final regulations (TD 9632) that were published in the Federal Register on Friday, August 30, 2013. The final regulations provide guidance to individual taxpayers on the liability under section 5000A of the Internal Revenue Code for the shared responsibility payment for not maintaining minimum essential coverage.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 14242
Document Number: 2013-30739
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-26
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 14242, Reporting Abusive Tax Promotions or Preparers.
Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Tax Forms and Publications Project Committee.
Document Number: 2013-30738
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-26
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
An open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Tax Forms and Publications Project Committee will be conducted. 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 Toll-Free Phone Line Project Committee
Document Number: 2013-30736
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-26
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
An open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Toll-Free Phone Line Project Committee will be conducted. 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 Taxpayer Communications Project Committee
Document Number: 2013-30732
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-26
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
An open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Taxpayer Communications Project Committee will be conducted. 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 Taxpayer Assistance Center Improvements Project Committee
Document Number: 2013-30731
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-26
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
An open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Taxpayer Assistance Center Improvements Project Committee will be conducted. The Taxpayer Advocacy Panel is soliciting public comments, ideas, and suggestions on improving customer service at the Internal Revenue Service.
Appraisals for Higher-Priced Mortgage Loans
Document Number: 2013-30108
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-12-26
Agency: Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury, Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
The Board, Bureau, FDIC, FHFA, NCUA, and OCC (collectively, the Agencies) are amending Regulation Z, which implements the Truth in Lending Act (TILA), and the official interpretation to the regulation. This final rule supplements a final rule issued by the Agencies on January 18, 2013, which goes into effect on January 18, 2014. The January 2013 Final Rule implements a provision added to TILA by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (the Dodd- Frank Act or Act) requiring appraisals for ``higher-risk mortgages.'' For certain mortgages with an annual percentage rate that exceeds the average prime offer rate by a specified percentage, the January 2013 Final Rule requires creditors to obtain an appraisal or appraisals meeting certain specified standards, provide applicants with a notification regarding the use of the appraisals, and give applicants a copy of the written appraisals used. On July 10, 2013, the Agencies proposed amendments to the January 2013 Final Rule implementing these requirements. Specifically, the Agencies proposed exemptions from the rules for transactions secured by existing manufactured homes and not land; certain streamlined refinancings; and transactions of $25,000 or less.
Extension of Comment Period for Proposed Interagency Policy Statement Establishing Joint Standards for Assessing the Diversity Policies and Practices of Entities Regulated by the Agencies
Document Number: 2013-30629
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-24
Agency: Comptroller of the Currency, Department of Treasury, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Agencies and Commissions, Federal Reserve System, National Credit Union Administration, Securities and Exchange Commission, Department of the Treasury, Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection
On October 25, 2013, the OCC, Board, FDIC, NCUA, CFPB, and SEC (collectively, the ``Agencies'') published in the Federal Register a joint notice of a proposed interagency policy statement establishing standards for assessing the diversity policies and practices of the entities they regulate.\1\ To allow the public more time to consider the proposed assessment standards, the Agencies have determined that an extension of the comment period to February 7, 2014, is appropriate. This action will allow interested persons additional time to analyze the interagency policy statement and prepare their comments.
Amendments to Excepted Benefits
Document Number: 2013-30553
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-12-24
Agency: Employee Benefits Security Administration, Department of Labor, Department of Health and Human Services, Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains proposed rules that would amend the regulations regarding excepted benefits under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, the Internal Revenue Code, and the Public Health Service Act. Excepted benefits are generally exempt from the health reform requirements that were added to those laws by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act and the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
Proposed Addendum to the Interagency Policy Statement on Income Tax Allocation in a Holding Company Structure
Document Number: 2013-30130
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-19
Agency: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Agencies and Commissions, Federal Reserve System, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Agencies are proposing to issue jointly an Addendum (Proposed Addendum) to the ``Interagency Policy Statement on Income Tax Allocation in a Holding Company Structure'' (63 FR 64757, Nov. 23, 1998) to ensure that insured depository institutions (IDIs) in a consolidated group maintain an appropriate relationship regarding the payment of taxes and treatment of tax refunds. The Proposed Addendum would instruct IDIs and their holding companies to review their tax allocation agreements to ensure that the agreements expressly acknowledge that the holding company receives a tax refund from a taxing authority as agent for the IDI and are consistent with certain of the requirements of sections 23A and 23B of the Federal Reserve Act. The Proposed Addendum includes a sample paragraph that IDIs would include in their tax allocation agreements to facilitate the Agencies' instructions.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for the IRS Taxpayer Burden Surveys
Document Number: 2013-30126
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-19
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 the 2013, 2014, and 2015 IRS Taxpayer Burden Surveys.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Notices 2010-83 and 2011-3
Document Number: 2013-30125
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-19
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 2010-83, Funding Relief for Multiemployer Defined Benefit Plans under PRA 2010 and Notice 2011-3, Special Rules Relating to Funding Relief for Single-Employer Pension Plans under PRA 2010.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project
Document Number: 2013-30124
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-19
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, TD 8796, Notice, Consent, and Election Requirements Under Sections 411(a)(11) and 417 (Sec. Sec. 1.411(a)-11T and 1.417(e)-1T).
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project
Document Number: 2013-30123
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-19
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, TD 9467, Measurement of Assets and Liabilities for Pension Funding Purposes.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form W-12
Document Number: 2013-30122
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-19
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 W-12 IRS Paid Preparer Tax Identification Number (PTIN).
Section 752 and Related Party Rules
Document Number: 2013-29420
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-12-16
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains proposed regulations under section 752 of the Internal Revenue Code (Code) relating to recourse liabilities of a partnership and the special rules for related persons. The proposed regulations affect partnerships and their partners.
Credit for Increasing Research Activities: Intra-Group Gross Receipts
Document Number: 2013-29539
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-12-13
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury
This document contains proposed regulations under section 41 of the Internal Revenue Code (Code) relating to the treatment of qualified research expenditures (QREs) and gross receipts resulting from transactions between members of a controlled group of corporations or a group of trades or businesses under common control (intra-group transactions) for purposes of determining the credit under section 41 for increasing research activities (research credit). These proposed regulations will affect controlled groups of corporations or groups of trades or businesses under common control (controlled groups) that are engaged in research activities. This document also provides notice of a public hearing on these proposed regulations.
Section 3504 Agent Employment Tax Liability
Document Number: 2013-29664
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-12-12
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains final regulations relating to agents authorized by the Secretary under section 3504 of the Internal Revenue Code to perform acts required of employers who are home care service recipients. The final regulations affect employers and their designated agents who pay wages for home care services, which are subject to taxes under the Federal Unemployment Tax Act. The final regulations also modify the existing regulations under section 3504 to be consistent with the organizational structure of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), and to update the citation to the Internal Revenue Code of 1986.
Federal Government Participation in the Automated Clearing House
Document Number: 2013-29202
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-12-12
Agency: Fiscal Service, Public Debt Bureau, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Department of the Treasury, Bureau of the Fiscal Service (Service) is proposing to amend its regulation governing the use of the Automated Clearing House (ACH) system by Federal agencies. Our regulation adopts, with some exceptions, the NACHA Operating Rules developed by NACHAThe Electronic Payments Association (NACHA) as the rules governing the use of the ACH Network by Federal agencies. We are issuing this proposed rule to address changes that NACHA has made to the NACHA Operating Rules since the publication of NACHA's 2009 ACH Rules book. These changes include amendments set forth in NACHA's 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013 Operating Rules books.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Information Collection Renewal; Submission for OMB Review; Assessments
Document Number: 2013-29596
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-11
Agency: Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
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 (PRA). In accordance with the requirements of the PRA, the OCC may not conduct or sponsor, and the respondent is not required to respond to, an information collection unless it displays a currently valid Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number. The OCC is soliciting comment concerning the renewal of its information collection titled, ``Assessment of Fees12 CFR 8.'' The OCC is also giving notice that it has sent the collection to OMB for review.
Partnerships; Start-Up Expenditures; Organization and Syndication Fees
Document Number: 2013-29177
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-12-09
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains proposed regulations concerning the deductibility of start-up expenditures and organizational expenses for partnerships. The proposed regulations provide guidance regarding the deductibility of start-up expenditures and organizational expenses for partnerships following a technical termination of a partnership.
Guidance Regarding Dispositions of Tangible Depreciable Property; Hearing Cancellation
Document Number: 2013-29175
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-12-06
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document cancels a public hearing on proposed regulations regarding dispositions of property subject to depreciation under section 168 of the Internal Revenue Code.
Art Advisory Panel-Notice of Closed Meeting
Document Number: 2013-29113
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-06
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
Closed meeting of the Art Advisory Panel will be held in Washington, DC.
Taxpayer Advocacy Panel; Meeting Cancellation.
Document Number: 2013-29111
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-06
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
Notice is hereby given of the cancellation of the open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Taxpayer Communications Project Committee scheduled for Thursday, December 19, 2013, at 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time via teleconference, which was originally published in the Federal Register on November 21, 2013, (Volume 78, Number 225, Page 69940). The meeting is cancelled pending appointment of new members for the Panel.
Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Meeting Cancellation
Document Number: 2013-29110
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-06
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
Notice is hereby given of the cancellation of the open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Taxpayer Assistance Center Improvements Project Committee scheduled Tuesday, December 10, 2013, at 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time via teleconference, which was originally published in the Federal Register on November 21, 2013, (Volume 78, Number 225, Page 69940). The meeting is cancelled pending appointment of new members for the Panel.
Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Meeting Cancellation
Document Number: 2013-29109
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-06
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
Notice is hereby given of the cancellation of the open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Notices and Correspondence Project Committee scheduled for Wednesday, December 11, 2013, at 12 p.m. Eastern Time via teleconference, which was originally published in the Federal Register on November 21, 2013, (Volume 78, Number 225, Page 69940). The meeting is cancelled pending appointment of new members for the Panel.
Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Meeting Cancellation
Document Number: 2013-29108
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-06
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
Notice is hereby given of the cancellation of the open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Tax Forms and Publications Project Committee scheduled for Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time via teleconference, which was originally published in the Federal Register on November 21, 2013, (Volume 78, Number 225, Page 69940). The meeting is cancelled pending appointment of new members for the Panel.
Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Meeting Cancellation
Document Number: 2013-29107
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-06
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
Notice is hereby given of the cancellation of the open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Toll-Free Phone Line Project Committee scheduled for Tuesday, December 17, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time via teleconference, which was originally published in the Federal Register on November 21, 2013, (Volume 78, Number 225, Page 69939). The meeting is cancelled pending appointment of new members for the Panel.
Dividend Equivalents From Sources Within the United States
Document Number: 2013-28933
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-12-05
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains final regulations relating to certain dividend equivalents for purposes of section 871(m) of the Internal Revenue Code (Code). The regulations provide guidance to nonresident alien individuals and foreign corporations that hold specified notional principal contracts providing for payments that are contingent upon or determined by reference to U.S. source dividend payments and to withholding agents.
Dividend Equivalents From Sources Within the United States
Document Number: 2013-28932
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-12-05
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document provides guidance to nonresident alien individuals and foreign corporations that hold certain financial products providing for payments that are contingent upon or determined by reference to U.S. source dividend payments and to withholding agents. It withdraws proposed regulations under section 871(m) that were published in the Federal Register on January 23, 2012 (77 FR 3202). This document also provides a notice of a public hearing on these proposed regulations.
Currently Approved Information Collection: Comment Request for Customer Satisfaction and Opinion Surveys and Focus Group Interviews
Document Number: 2013-28487
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-05
Agency: United States Mint, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Department of the Treasury invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on currently approved information collection 1525-0015, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). Currently, the United States Mint, a bureau of the Department of the Treasury, is soliciting comments on the United States Mint customer satisfaction and opinion surveys and focus group interviews.
User Fees for Processing Installment Agreements and Offers in Compromise
Document Number: 2013-28863
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-12-02
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains final regulations that provide user fees charged for processing installment agreements and offers in compromise. The final regulations affect taxpayers who wish to pay their federal tax liabilities through installment agreements and offers in compromise.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request on Information Collection Tools Relating to Using Omnibus Surveys.
Document Number: 2013-28817
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-02
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 data-driven satisfaction surveys to understand customer opinion.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request on Information Collection Tools Relating to Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery.
Document Number: 2013-28815
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-02
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 the collection of qualitative feedback on agency service delivery.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery
Document Number: 2013-28811
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-02
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 Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery.
Proposed Collection: Comment Request for Regulation Project
Document Number: 2013-28810
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-02
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 TD 9540, general actuarial valuation.
Net Investment Income Tax
Document Number: 2013-28410
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-12-02
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains final regulations under section 1411 of the Internal Revenue Code (Code). These regulations provide guidance on the general application of the Net Investment Income Tax and the computation of Net Investment Income. The regulations affect individuals, estates, and trusts whose incomes meet certain income thresholds.
Authority for Voluntary Withholding on Other Payments
Document Number: 2013-28529
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-11-29
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains proposed regulations under the Internal Revenue Code (Code) relating to voluntary withholding agreements. In the Rules and Regulations of this issue of the Federal Register, the IRS is also issuing temporary regulations to allow the Secretary to issue guidance in the Internal Revenue Bulletin to describe payments for which the Secretary finds that income tax withholding under a voluntary withholding agreement would be appropriate. The text of those temporary regulations also generally serves as the text of these proposed regulations. The regulations affect persons making and persons receiving payments for which the IRS issues subsequent guidance authorizing the parties to enter into voluntary withholding agreements.
Authority for Voluntary Withholding on Other Payments
Document Number: 2013-28526
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-11-29
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains temporary regulations under the Internal Revenue Code (Code) relating to voluntary withholding agreements. The regulations allow the Secretary to issue guidance in the Internal Revenue Bulletin to describe payments for which the Secretary finds that income tax withholding under a voluntary withholding agreement would be appropriate. 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. These temporary regulations affect persons making and persons receiving payments for which the IRS issues subsequent guidance authorizing the parties to enter into voluntary withholding agreements.
Guidance for Tax-Exempt Social Welfare Organizations on Candidate-Related Political Activities
Document Number: 2013-28492
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-11-29
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains proposed regulations that provide guidance to tax-exempt social welfare organizations on political activities related to candidates that will not be considered to promote social welfare. These regulations will affect tax-exempt social welfare organizations and organizations seeking such status. This document requests comments from the public regarding these proposed regulations. This document also requests comments from the public regarding the standard under current regulations that considers a tax-exempt social welfare organization to be operated exclusively for the promotion of social welfare if it is ``primarily'' engaged in activities that promote the common good and general welfare of the people of the community, including how this standard should be measured and whether this standard should be changed.
Health Insurance Providers Fee
Document Number: 2013-28412
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-11-29
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains final regulations relating to the annual fee imposed on covered entities engaged in the business of providing health insurance for United States health risks. This fee is imposed by section 9010 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, as amended. The regulations affect persons engaged in the business of providing health insurance for United States health risks.
Rules Relating to Additional Medicare Tax
Document Number: 2013-28411
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-11-29
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains final regulations relating to Additional Hospital Insurance Tax on income above threshold amounts (``Additional Medicare Tax''), as added by the Affordable Care Act. Specifically, these final regulations provide guidance for employers and individuals relating to the implementation of Additional Medicare Tax, including the requirement to withhold Additional Medicare Tax on certain wages and compensation, the requirement to file a return reporting Additional Medicare Tax, the employer process for adjusting underpayments and overpayments of Additional Medicare Tax, and the employer and individual processes for filing a claim for refund for an overpayment of Additional Medicare Tax.
Publication of the Tier 2 Tax Rates
Document Number: 2013-28532
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-27
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
Publication of the tier 2 tax rates for calendar year 2014 as required by section 3241(d) of the Internal Revenue Code (26 U.S.C. section 3241). Tier 2 taxes on railroad employees, employers, and employee representatives are one source of funding for benefits under the Railroad Retirement Act.
Debt That Is a Position in Personal Property That Is Part of a Straddle; Hearing Cancellation
Document Number: 2013-28413
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-11-27
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document cancels a public hearing on proposed regulations relating to the application of the straddle rules to a debt instrument.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 13818-the Limited Payability Claim Against the United States for Proceeds of an Internal Revenue Refund Check
Document Number: 2013-28390
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-27
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 the Limited Payability Claim Against the United States For Proceeds of An Internal Revenue Refund Check.
Information Reporting of Mortgage Insurance Premiums
Document Number: 2013-28381
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-11-27
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains final regulations that require information reporting by persons who receive mortgage insurance premiums, including prepaid premiums, aggregating $600 or more during any calendar year. The final regulations implement reporting requirements that result from the extension of the treatment of mortgage insurance premiums made by the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012. These regulations will affect any person who, in the course of a trade or business, receives from an individual mortgage insurance premiums that in the aggregate total $600 or more during a calendar year.