Awards for Information Relating To Detecting Underpayments of Tax or Violations of the Internal Revenue Laws; Hearing
This document provides a notice of public hearing on proposed regulations that provide comprehensive guidance for the award program authorized under Internal Revenue Code section 7623, as amended. The regulations provide guidance on submitting information regarding underpayments of tax or violations of the internal revenue laws and filing claims for award, as well as on the administrative proceedings applicable to claims for award under section 7623. The regulations also provide guidance on the determination and payment of awards, and provide definitions of key terms used in section 7623. Finally, the regulations confirm that the Director, officers, and employees of the Whistleblower Office are authorized to disclose return information to the extent necessary to conduct whistleblower administrative proceedings.
Shared Responsibility for Employers Regarding Health Coverage; Correction
This document contains corrections to a notice of proposed rulemaking and notice of public hearing (REG-138006-12) that was published in the Federal Register on Wednesday, January 2, 2013 (78 FR 218). The proposed regulations provide guidance under section 4980H of the Internal Revenue Code with respect to the shared responsibility for employers regarding employee health coverage.