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Agency Information Collection Activities: Information Collection Renewal; Comment Request; Bank Activities and Operations; Investment in Bank Premises
Document Number: 2017-25185
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-21
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, ``Bank Activities and Operations; Investment in Bank Premises.''
Regulatory Capital Rules: Retention of Certain Existing Transition Provisions for Banking Organizations That Are Not Subject to the Advanced Approaches Capital Rules
Document Number: 2017-25172
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-11-21
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 Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (collectively, the agencies) are adopting a final rule to extend the regulatory capital treatment applicable during 2017 under the regulatory capital rules (capital rules) for certain items. These items include regulatory capital deductions, risk weights, and certain minority interest limitations. The relief provided under the final rule applies to banking organizations that are not subject to the capital rules' advanced approaches (non-advanced approaches banking organizations). Specifically, for these banking organizations, the final rule extends the current regulatory capital treatment of mortgage servicing assets, deferred tax assets arising from temporary differences that could not be realized through net operating loss carrybacks, significant investments in the capital of unconsolidated financial institutions in the form of common stock, non-significant investments in the capital of unconsolidated financial institutions, significant investments in the capital of unconsolidated financial institutions that are not in the form of common stock, and common equity tier 1 minority interest, tier 1 minority interest, and total capital minority interest exceeding the capital rules' minority interest limitations. Under the final rule, advanced approaches banking organizations continue to be subject to the transition provisions established by the capital rules for the above capital items. Therefore, for advanced approaches banking organizations, their transition schedule is unchanged, and advanced approaches banking organizations are required to apply the capital rules' fully phased-in treatment for these capital items beginning January 1, 2018.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project
Document Number: 2017-25127
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-21
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS), 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 information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The IRS is soliciting comments concerning Section 1446 Regulations; Form 8804-CCertificate of Partner-Level Items to Reduce Section 1446 Withholding.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project
Document Number: 2017-25126
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-21
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS), 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 information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The IRS is soliciting comments concerning Ten or More Employer Plans.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Revenue Procedure 2014-55
Document Number: 2017-25124
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-21
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS), 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 information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The IRS is soliciting comments concerning Election Procedures and Information Reporting with Respect to Interests in Certain Canadian Retirement Plans.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Forms 8609 and 8609A
Document Number: 2017-25098
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-20
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS), 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. The IRS is soliciting comments concerning Form 8609, Low-Income Housing Credit Allocation and Certification, and Form 8609-A, Annual Statement for Low-Income Housing Credit.
Bureau of the Fiscal Service; Senior Executive Service; Combined Performance Review Board (PRB)
Document Number: 2017-24731
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-15
Agency: Fiscal Service, Public Debt Bureau, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This notice announces the appointment of the members of the Combined Performance Review Board (PRB) for the Bureau of the Fiscal Service, the Bureau of Engraving and Printing, the United States Mint, the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau, and the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network. The Combined PRB reviews the performance appraisals of career senior executives who are below the level of bureau head and principal deputy in the bureaus, except for executives below the Assistant Commissioner/Executive Director level in the Bureau of Fiscal Service. The Combined PRB makes recommendations regarding proposed performance appraisals, ratings, bonuses, pay adjustments, and other appropriate personnel actions.
Treatment of Certain Transfers of Property to Foreign Corporations; Correction
Document Number: 2017-24687
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-11-15
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains corrections to final regulations (TD 9803) that were published in the Federal Register on Friday, December 16, 2016. The final regulations are related to certain transfers of property by United States persons to foreign corporations.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project
Document Number: 2017-24662
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-15
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Internal Revenue Service, 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. Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning existing Final Regulation, TD 9467Measurement of Assets and Liabilities for Pension Funding Purposes, and Notice 2014-53Pension Funding Stabilization under the Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2014 (HAFTA).
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project
Document Number: 2017-24661
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-15
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Internal Revenue Service, 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 continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The IRS is soliciting comments concerning the safe harbor for inadvertent normalization violations.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 4419.
Document Number: 2017-24649
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-15
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Internal Revenue Service, 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. Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning Form 4419, Application for Filing Information Returns Electronically (FIRE).
Bureau of the Fiscal Service; Senior Executive Service; Fiscal Service Performance Review Board
Document Number: 2017-24513
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-13
Agency: Fiscal Service, Public Debt Bureau, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This notice announces the appointment of the members of the Fiscal Service Performance Review Board (PRB) for the Bureau of the Fiscal Service (Fiscal Service). The PRB reviews the performance appraisals of career senior executives who are below the level of Assistant Commissioner/Executive Director and who are not assigned to the Office of the Commissioner in the Fiscal Service. The PRB makes recommendations regarding proposed performance appraisals, ratings, bonuses, pay adjustments, and other appropriate personnel actions.
Appraisals for Higher-Priced Mortgage Loans Exemption Threshold
Document Number: 2017-24443
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-11-09
Agency: Federal Reserve System, Agencies and Commissions, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury, Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection
The OCC, the Board, and the Bureau are finalizing amendments to the official interpretations for their regulations that implement section 129H of the Truth in Lending Act (TILA). Section 129H of TILA establishes special appraisal requirements for ``higher-risk mortgages,'' termed ``higher-priced mortgage loans'' or ``HPMLs'' in the agencies' regulations. The OCC, the Board, the Bureau, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) and the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) (collectively, the Agencies) issued joint final rules implementing these requirements, effective January 18, 2014. The Agencies' rules exempted, among other loan types, transactions of $25,000 or less, and required that this loan amount be adjusted annually based on any annual percentage increase in the Consumer Price Index for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers (CPI-W). If there is no annual percentage increase in the CPI-W, the OCC, the Board, and the Bureau will not adjust this exemption threshold from the prior year. However, in years following a year in which the exemption threshold was not adjusted, the threshold is calculated by applying the annual percentage increase in the CPI-W to the dollar amount that would have resulted, after rounding, if the decreases and any subsequent increases in the CPI-W had been taken into account. Based on the CPI-W in effect as of June 1, 2017, the exemption threshold will increase from $25,500 to $26,000 effective January 1, 2018.
Proposed Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-24310
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-08
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
In accordance with the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, the OCC, the Board, and the FDIC (the ``agencies'') 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 Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC), of which the agencies are members, has approved the agencies' publication for public comment of a proposal to revise the Consolidated Reports of Condition and Income for a Bank with Domestic Offices Only and Total Assets Less Than $1 Billion (FFIEC 051), the Consolidated Reports of Condition and Income for a Bank with Domestic Offices Only (FFIEC 041), and the Consolidated Reports of Condition and Income for a Bank with Domestic and Foreign Offices (FFIEC 031), which are currently approved collections of information. The Consolidated Reports of Condition and Income are commonly referred to as the Call Report. The proposed revisions to the FFIEC 051, FFIEC 041, and FFIEC 031 Call Reports would result in an overall reduction in burden. In particular, the proposed revisions would delete or consolidate a number of items and add a new or raise certain existing reporting thresholds. The proposed revisions would take effect as of the June 30, 2018, report date. At the end of the comment period for this notice, the comments and recommendations received will be reviewed to determine whether the FFIEC and the agencies should modify the proposed revisions to the FFIEC 051, FFIEC 041, and FFIEC 031 prior to giving final approval. As required by the PRA, the agencies will then publish a second Federal Register notice for a 30-day comment period and submit the final FFIEC 051, FFIEC 041, and FFIEC 031 to OMB for review and approval.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Revision of an Approved Information Collection; Comment Request; Company-Run Annual Stress Test Reporting Template and Documentation for Covered Institutions With Total Consolidated Assets of $50 Billion or More Under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act
Document Number: 2017-24309
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-08
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 a revision to a regulatory reporting requirement for national banks and federal savings associations titled, ``Company-Run Annual Stress Test Reporting Template and Documentation for Covered Institutions with Total Consolidated Assets of $50 Billion or More under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.''
Renewal of Currently Approved Information Collection: Comment Request for Customer Satisfaction and Opinion Surveys, and Focus Group Interviews
Document Number: 2017-24087
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-06
Agency: United States Mint, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The United States Mint, a bureau of the Department of the Treasury, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on currently approved information collection 1525-0012, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, The United States Mint is soliciting comments on the United States Mint customer satisfaction and opinion surveys, and focus group interviews.
Funding Opportunity Title: Notice of Guarantee Availability (NOGA) Inviting Qualified Issuer Applications and Guarantee Applications for the Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Bond Guarantee Program
Document Number: 2017-23888
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-02
Agency: Community Development Financial Institutions Fund, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This NOGA is published in connection with the CDFI Bond Guarantee Program, administered by the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund), the U.S. Department of the Treasury (Treasury). Through this NOGA, the CDFI Fund announces the availability of $500 million of Guarantee Authority in FY 2018, contingent upon Congressional authorization. This NOGA explains application submission and evaluation requirements and processes, and provides agency contacts and information on CDFI Bond Guarantee Program outreach. Parties interested in being approved for a Guarantee under the CDFI Bond Guarantee Program must submit Qualified Issuer Applications and Guarantee Applications for consideration in accordance with this NOGA. Capitalized terms used in this NOGA and not defined elsewhere are defined in the CDFI Bond Guarantee Program regulations (12 CFR 1808.102) and the CDFI Program regulations (12 CFR 1805.104).
Quarterly Publication of Individuals, Who Have Chosen To Expatriate, as Required by Section 6039G
Document Number: 2017-23885
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-02
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This notice is provided in accordance with IRC section 6039G of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA) of 1996, as amended. This listing contains the name of each individual losing United States citizenship (within the meaning of section 877(a) or 877A) with respect to whom the Secretary received information during the quarter ending September 30, 2017. For purposes of this listing, long-term residents, as defined in section 877(e)(2), are treated as if they were citizens of the United States who lost citizenship.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 5305A-SEP
Document Number: 2017-23715
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-01
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS), 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 information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The IRS is soliciting comments concerning Form 5305A-SEP, Salary Reduction Simplified Employee PensionIndividual Retirement Accounts Contribution Agreement.
Proposed Extension of Information Collection Request Submitted for Public Comment; Information Reporting by Applicable Large Employers on Health Insurance Coverage Offered Under Employer-Sponsored Plans
Document Number: 2017-23714
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-01
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Internal Revenue Service, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the 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. Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning the requirements relating to the information reporting by applicable large employers on health insurance coverage offered under employer-sponsored plans.
Advisory Council to the Internal Revenue Service; Meeting
Document Number: 2017-23495
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-30
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Internal Revenue Service Advisory Council (IRSAC) will hold a public meeting on Wednesday, November 15, 2017.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-23494
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-30
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Internal Revenue Service, 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 and/ or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. This notice provides guidance relating to the waiver of 2009 required minimum distributions, described in section 401(a)(9) of the Internal Revenue Code (``Code''), from certain plans under the Worker, Retiree, and Employer Recovery Act of 2008 (``WRERA'').
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 1041-N
Document Number: 2017-23493
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-30
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Internal Revenue Service, 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. The IRS is soliciting comments concerning Form 1041-N, U.S. Income Tax Return for Electing Alaska Native Settlement Trusts.
Notice of Rate To Be Used for Federal Debt Collection, and Discount and Rebate Evaluation
Document Number: 2017-23419
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-27
Agency: Fiscal Service, Public Debt Bureau, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Secretary of the Treasury is responsible for computing and publishing the percentage rate that is used in assessing interest charges for outstanding debts owed to the Government. This rate is also used by agencies as a comparison point in evaluating the cost- effectiveness of a cash discount. In addition, this rate is used in determining when agencies should pay purchase card invoices when the card issuer offers a rebate. Notice is hereby given that the applicable rate for calendar year 2018 is 1.00 percent.
Annual Stress Test-Technical and Conforming Changes
Document Number: 2017-23353
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-10-27
Agency: Comptroller of the Currency, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) is inviting comment on a proposed rule that would make several revisions to its stress testing rule. The proposed rule would change the range of possible ``as-of'' dates used in the global market shock component to conform to changes recently made by the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Board) to its stress testing regulations. The proposed rule would also change the transition process for covered institutions with $50 billion or more in assets. Under the proposed rule, a covered institution that becomes an over $50 billion covered institution, as that term is defined in the OCC stress testing regulation, before September 30 would become subject to the requirements applicable to an over $50 billion covered institution beginning on January 1 of the second calendar year after the covered institution becomes an over $50 billion covered institution, and a covered institution that becomes an over $50 billion covered institution after September 30 would become subject to the requirements applicable to an over $50 billion covered institution beginning on January 1 of the third calendar year after the covered institution becomes an over $50 billion covered institution. The proposed rule would also make certain technical changes to clarify the requirements of the OCC's stress testing regulation.
Simplifications to the Capital Rule Pursuant to the Economic Growth and Regulatory Paperwork Reduction Act of 1996
Document Number: 2017-22093
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-10-27
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
In March 2017, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (collectively, the agencies) submitted a report to Congress pursuant to the Economic Growth and Regulatory Paperwork Reduction Act of 1996, in which they committed to meaningfully reduce regulatory burden, especially on community banking organizations. Consistent with that commitment, the agencies are inviting public comment on a notice of proposed rulemaking that would simplify compliance with certain aspects of the capital rule. A majority of the proposed simplifications would apply solely to banking organizations that are not subject to the advanced approaches capital rule (non-advanced approaches banking organizations). Specifically, the agencies are proposing that non-advanced approaches banking organizations apply a simpler regulatory capital treatment for: Mortgage servicing assets; certain deferred tax assets arising from temporary differences; investments in the capital of unconsolidated financial institutions; and capital issued by a consolidated subsidiary of a banking organization and held by third parties (minority interest). More generally, the proposal also includes revisions to the treatment of certain acquisition, development, or construction exposures that are designed to address comments regarding the current definition of high volatility commercial real estate exposure under the capital rule's standardized approach. Under the standardized approach, the proposed revisions to the treatment of acquisition, development, or construction exposures would not apply to existing exposures that are outstanding or committed prior to any final rule's effective date. In addition to the proposed simplifications, the agencies also are proposing various additional clarifications and technical amendments to the agencies' capital rule, which would apply to both non-advanced approaches banking organizations and advanced approaches banking organizations.
Dividend Equivalents From Sources Within the United States; Correction
Document Number: 2017-22830
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-10-26
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains corrections to final and temporary regulations (TD TD 9815), which were published in the Federal Register on Tuesday, January 24, 2017.
Revision of Regulations Under Chapter 3 Regarding Withholding of Tax on Certain U.S. Source Income Paid to Foreign Persons; Correction
Document Number: 2017-22815
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-10-26
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document corrects a correction to a notice of proposed rulemaking (REG-134247-16) that was published in the Federal Register on Friday, September 15, 2017. The notice of proposed rulemaking, published on January 6, 2017, under section 1441 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (Code), relates to withholding of tax on certain U.S. source income paid to foreign persons and requirements for certain claims for refund or credit of income tax made by foreign persons.
Notification of Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee October 25, 2017, Public Meeting
Document Number: 2017-23171
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-25
Agency: United States Mint, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for REG-132455-11 Reporting of Minimum Essential Coverage (TD 9660-Final)
Document Number: 2017-23084
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-24
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS), 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 continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The IRS is soliciting comments concerning Form 1094-B, Transmittal of Health Coverage Information Returns and Form 1095-B, Health Coverage.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project
Document Number: 2017-23083
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-24
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Internal Revenue Service, 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 continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The IRS is soliciting comments concerning the health insurance marketplace statement.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project
Document Number: 2017-23078
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-24
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Internal Revenue Service, 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 continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The IRS is soliciting comments concerning the declaration for federal employment.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project
Document Number: 2017-23076
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-24
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Internal Revenue Service, 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 continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The IRS is soliciting comments concerning the treaty-based return position disclosure.
Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Taxpayer Assistance Center Improvements Project Committee; Change
Document Number: 2017-23074
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-24
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
In the Federal Register notice that was originally published on October 5, 2017, (Volume 82, Number 192, Page 46611), the meeting date is now changed. The new date for the meeting is, Tuesday, November 14, 2017.
Temporary Exceptions to the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery, and Enforcement Act of 1989 (FIRREA) Appraisal Requirements in Areas Affected by Severe Storms and Flooding Related to Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria
Document Number: 2017-22957
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-10-24
Agency: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Agencies and Commissions, Federal Reserve System, National Credit Union Administration, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
Section 2 of the Depository Institutions Disaster Relief Act of 1992 (DIDRA) authorizes the agencies to make exceptions to statutory and regulatory appraisal requirements under Title XI of FIRREA. The exceptions are available for transactions involving real property located within an area in a state or territory declared to be a major disaster by the President if the agencies determine, and describe by publication of a regulation or order, that the exceptions would facilitate recovery from the disaster and would be consistent with safety and soundness. In this statement and order, the agencies exercise their authority to grant temporary exceptions to the FIRREA appraisal requirements for real estate-related financial transactions, provided certain criteria are met, in areas of Florida, Georgia, Puerto Rico, Texas, and the U.S. Virgin Islands that have been declared major disasters by President Trump as a result of the severe storms and flooding caused by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria. The expiration date for the exceptions in each area is three years after the date the President declared the state or territory a major disaster.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Information Collection Renewal; Submission for OMB Review; Reporting and Recordkeeping Requirements Associated With Liquidity Coverage Ratio: Liquidity Risk Measurement, Standards, and Monitoring
Document Number: 2017-22927
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-23
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 ``Reporting and Recordkeeping Requirements Associated with Liquidity Coverage Ratio: Liquidity Risk Measurement, Standards, and Monitoring.'' The OCC also is giving notice that it has sent the collection to OMB for review.
Proposed Extension of Information Collection Request Submitted for Public Comment; Material Advisors of Reportable Transactions, Lists of Advisees
Document Number: 2017-22784
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-20
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Internal Revenue Service, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the 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. Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning the requirements relating to lists of advisees kept by material advisors of reportable transactions.
Proposed Extension of Information Collection Request Submitted for Public Comment; Form 12854, Government Service Information
Document Number: 2017-22783
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-20
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Internal Revenue Service, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the 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. Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning the requirements relating to completing Form 12854, Government Service Information.
Proposed Extension of Information Collection Request Submitted for Public Comment; Form CT-2, Employee Representative's Quarterly Railroad Tax Return
Document Number: 2017-22781
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-20
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Internal Revenue Service, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the 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. Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning the requirements relating to completing Form CT-2, Employee Representative's Quarterly Railroad Tax Return.
Proposed Extension of Information Collection Request Submitted for Public Comment; Split-Dollar Life Insurance Arrangements
Document Number: 2017-22780
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-20
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Internal Revenue Service, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the 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. Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning the requirements relating to Split-Dollar Life Insurance Arrangements.
Definition of Political Subdivision
Document Number: 2017-22777
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-10-20
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document withdraws a notice of proposed rulemaking regarding the definition of a political subdivision for purposes of tax-exempt bonds.
Estate, Gift, and Generation-Skipping Transfer Taxes; Restrictions on Liquidation of an Interest
Document Number: 2017-22776
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-10-20
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document withdraws proposed regulations concerning the estate, gift and generation-skipping transfer (GST) tax treatment of lapses of liquidation rights in family-controlled entities, as well as the valuation of interests in family-controlled corporations and partnerships for estate, gift, and GST tax purposes. Specifically, the proposed regulations would have treated certain lapses of liquidation rights as transfers occurring at death. The proposed regulations also addressed the treatment of restrictions on liquidation and withdrawal in determining the value of transferred interests in family-controlled entities. This withdrawal affects certain transferors of interests in corporations and partnerships.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Information Collection Renewal; Comment Request; OCC Guidelines Establishing Heightened Standards for Certain Large Insured National Banks, Insured Federal Savings Associations, and Insured Federal Branches
Document Number: 2017-22723
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-20
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 finalizing the renewal of its information collection titled, ``OCC Guidelines Establishing Heightened Standards for Certain Large Insured National Banks, Insured Federal Savings Associations, and Insured Federal Branches.'' The OCC is also giving notice that it has sent the collection to OMB for review.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Information Collection Revision; Submission for OMB Review; Comptroller's Licensing Manual
Document Number: 2017-22722
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-20
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 an information collection revision, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA). 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 Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number. The OCC is soliciting comment concerning a revision to its information collection titled, ``Comptroller's Licensing Manual.'' The OCC also is giving notice that it has sent the collection to OMB for review.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 1024-A; Extension of Comment Period
Document Number: 2017-22596
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-19
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document extends the comment period for a notice and request for comments that was published in the Federal Register on Monday, August 28, 2017. The notice and request for comments relates to the Application for Recognition of Exemption Under Section 501(c)(4) of the Internal Revenue Code.
Treatment of Transactions in Which Federal Financial Assistance Is Provided
Document Number: 2017-21129
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-10-19
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains final regulations under section 597 of the Internal Revenue Code (Code). These final regulations amend existing regulations that address the federal income tax treatment of transactions in which federal financial assistance (FFA) is provided to banks and domestic building and loan associations, and they clarify the federal income tax consequences of those transactions to banks, domestic building and loan associations, and related parties. These regulations affect banks, domestic building and loan associations, and related parties.
Proposed Extension of Information Collection Request Submitted for Public Comment; Mortgage Credit Certificates (MCCs)
Document Number: 2017-22438
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-17
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Internal Revenue Service, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the 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. Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning the application process for determination of employee stock ownership plans.
Proposed Extension of Information Collection Request Submitted for Public Comment; Application for Determination of Employee Stock Ownership Plan
Document Number: 2017-22437
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-17
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Internal Revenue Service, 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. Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning the application process for determination of employee stock ownership plans.