Department of Treasury November 13, 2014 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Balanced System for Measuring Organizational and Employee Performance Within the Internal Revenue Service
Document Number: 2014-26781
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-11-13
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 and the Treasury Department are issuing a temporary regulation modifying the regulations governing the IRS Balanced System for Measuring Organizational and Employee Performance. The section being modified, Employee satisfaction measures, collects information from employees to measure and report on employee satisfaction. The temporary regulation provides for the reporting of this information to a higher agency level, to be consistent with other government-wide employee satisfaction surveys. The text of the temporary regulation serves as the text of the proposed regulation.
Balanced System for Measuring Organizational and Employee Performance Within the Internal Revenue Service
Document Number: 2014-26739
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-11-13
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains temporary and final regulations relating to the IRS system for measuring organizational and employee performance within the IRS, by measuring customer satisfaction, employee satisfaction, and business results. The temporary regulation will eliminate the requirement that information measuring employee satisfaction must be reported to the first-level supervisor in addition to other levels throughout the organization, thus permitting the IRS to stop using the IRS-specific Workforce Questionnaire and, instead, use the same employee satisfaction survey that is used government-wide. The text of the temporary regulation also serves as the text of proposed regulation set forth in the notice of proposed rulemaking on this subject in the Proposed Rules section in this issue of the Federal Register.
Arbitrage Rebate Overpayments on Tax-Exempt Bonds
Document Number: 2014-26738
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-11-13
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains final regulations that provide guidance on the recovery of overpayments of arbitrage rebate on tax-exempt bonds and other tax-advantaged bonds. These final regulations provide the deadline for filing a claim for an arbitrage rebate overpayment and certain other rules. These final regulations affect issuers of tax- exempt and tax-advantaged bonds.