Internal Revenue Service July 10, 2008 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Reasonable Good Faith Interpretation of Required Minimum Distribution Rules by Governmental Plans
Document Number: E8-15740
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-07-10
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains proposed regulations under sections 401(a)(9) and 403(b) of the Internal Revenue Code (Code) to permit a governmental plan to comply with the required minimum distribution rules by using a reasonable and good faith interpretation of the statute. These proposed regulations will affect administrators of, employers maintaining, participants in, and beneficiaries of governmental plans.
Escrow Accounts, Trusts, and Other Funds Used During Deferred Exchanges of Like-Kind Property
Document Number: E8-15739
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-07-10
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains final regulations under section 468B of the Internal Revenue Code (Code). The regulations provide rules regarding the taxation of income earned on escrow accounts, trusts, and other funds used during deferred like-kind exchanges of property, and final regulations under section 7872 regarding below-market loans to facilitators of these exchanges. The regulations affect taxpayers that engage in deferred like-kind exchanges and escrow holders, trustees, qualified intermediaries, and others that hold funds during deferred like-kind exchanges.