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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.
Election to Expense Certain Refineries
Document Number: 08-1424
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-07-09
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 is issuing temporary regulations relating to the election to expense qualified refinery property under section 179C of the Internal Revenue Code (Code) and affects taxpayers who own refineries located in the United States. The temporary regulations reflect changes to the law by the Energy Policy Act of 2005. The text of those regulations also serves as the text of these proposed regulations. This document also provides notice of a public hearing.
Election To Expense Certain Refineries
Document Number: 08-1423
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-07-09
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains temporary regulations relating to the election to expense qualified refinery property under section 179C of the Internal Revenue Code, and affects taxpayers who own refineries located in the United States. These temporary regulations reflect changes to the law made by the Energy Policy Act of 2005. 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.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 990-EZ
Document Number: E8-15462
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-07-08
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 990-EZ, Short Form Return of Organization Exempt From Income Tax.
Change to Office to Which Notices of Nonjudicial Sale and Requests for Return of Wrongfully Levied Property Must Be Sent
Document Number: E8-15460
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-07-08
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains final regulations relating to the discharge of liens under section 7425 and return of wrongfully levied upon property under section 6343 of the Internal Revenue Code (Code) of 1986. These regulations revise regulations currently published under sections 7425 and 6343. These regulations clarify that such notices and claims should be sent to the IRS official and office specified in the relevant IRS publications. The regulations will affect parties seeking to provide the IRS with notice of a nonjudicial foreclosure sale and parties making administrative requests for return of wrongfully levied property.
Elections Regarding Start-up Expenditures, Corporation Organizational Expenditures, and Partnership Organizational Expenses
Document Number: E8-15459
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-07-08
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains final and temporary regulations relating to elections to deduct start-up expenditures under section 195 of the Internal Revenue Code (Code), organizational expenditures of corporations under section 248, and organizational expenses of partnerships under section 709. The American Jobs Creation Act of 2004 amended these three sections of the Code to provide similar rules for deducting these types of expenses that are paid or incurred after October 22, 2004. The regulations affect taxpayers that pay or incur these expenses and provide guidance on how to elect to deduct the expenses in accordance with the new rules. 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.
Elections Regarding Start-Up Expenditures, Corporation Organizational Expenditures, and Partnership Organizational Expenses
Document Number: E8-15457
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-07-08
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 is issuing temporary regulations relating to the elections to deduct start-up expenditures under section 195 of the Internal Revenue Code (Code), organizational expenditures of corporations under section 248, and organizational expenses of partnerships under section 709. The American Jobs Creation Act of 2004 amended these three sections of the Code to provide similar rules for deducting these types of expenses that are paid or incurred after October 22, 2004. The regulations affect taxpayers that pay or incur these expenses and provide guidance on how to elect to deduct the expenses in accordance with the new rules. The text of those temporary regulations also serves as the text of these proposed regulations.
Modifications to Subpart F Treatment of Aircraft and Vessel Leasing Income
Document Number: E8-14919
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-07-03
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains final and temporary regulations addressing the treatment of certain income and assets related to the leasing of aircraft or vessels in foreign commerce under sections 367, 954, and 956 of the Internal Revenue Code (Code). The regulations reflect statutory changes made by section 415 of the American Jobs Creation Act of 2004 (AJCA). In general, the regulations will affect United States shareholders of controlled foreign corporations that derive income from the leasing of aircraft or vessels in foreign commerce and U.S. persons that transfer property subject to these leases to a foreign corporation. The text of these temporary regulations also serves as the text of the proposed regulations set forth in the Proposed Rules section in this issue of the Federal Register.
Modifications to Subpart F Treatment of Aircraft and Vessel Leasing Income
Document Number: E8-14918
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-07-03
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 is issuing temporary regulations relating to the subpart F treatment of aircraft and vessel leasing income under sections 954 and 956 of the Internal Revenue Code (Code) and the transfer of tangible property incorporated in aircraft and vessels that are used predominantly outside the United States under section 367 of the Code. The regulations reflect statutory changes made by section 415 of the American Jobs Creation Act of 2004 (AJCA). In general, the regulations will affect United States shareholders of controlled foreign corporations that derive income from the leasing of aircraft or vessels in foreign commerce and that transfer property subject to these leases to a foreign corporation. The text of those temporary regulations also serves as the text of these proposed regulations.
Amendments to the Section 7216 Regulations-Disclosure or Use of Information by Preparers of Returns
Document Number: E8-15047
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-07-02
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
In the Procedure and Administration section of this issue of the Federal Register, the IRS is issuing temporary regulations that provide updated guidance affecting tax return preparers regarding the disclosure of a taxpayer's social security number to a tax return preparer located outside of the United States in order to provide an exception allowing such disclosure with the taxpayer's consent in limited circumstances. The text of those temporary regulations also serves as the text of these proposed regulations. This document invites comments from the public on these regulations, and provides notice of a public hearing on these proposed regulations.
Amendments to the Section 7216 Regulations-Disclosure or Use of Information by Preparers of Returns
Document Number: E8-15046
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-07-02
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains final and temporary regulations that provide rules relating to the disclosure and use of tax return information by tax return preparers. These regulations provide updated guidance regarding the disclosure of a taxpayer's social security number to a tax return preparer located outside of the United States. The text of these 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.
Dependent Child of Divorced or Separated Parents or Parents Who Live Apart
Document Number: E8-15044
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-07-02
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains final regulations relating to a claim that a child is a dependent by parents who are divorced, legally separated under a decree of separate maintenance, or separated under a written separation agreement, or who live apart at all times during the last 6 months of the calendar year. The regulations reflect amendments under the Working Families Tax Relief Act of 2004 (WFTRA) and the Gulf Opportunity Zone Act of 2005.
Multiemployer Plan Funding Guidance; Correction
Document Number: E8-15043
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-07-02
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains a correction to a notice of public hearing on a notice of proposed rulemaking that was published in the Federal Register on Friday, June 27, 2008 (73 FR 36476) providing additional rules for certain multiemployer defined benefit plans that are in effect on July 16, 2006. These proposed regulations affect sponsors and administrators of, and participants in multiemployer plans that are in either endangered or critical status. These regulations are necessary to implement the new rules set forth in section 432 that are effective for plan years beginning after 2007. The proposed regulations reflect changes made by the Pension Protection Act of 2006.
Employment Tax Adjustments
Document Number: E8-14947
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-07-01
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains final regulations relating to employment tax adjustments and employment tax refund claims. The final regulations modify the process for making interest-free adjustments for both underpayments and overpayments of Federal Insurance Contributions Act (FICA) and Railroad Retirement Tax Act (RRTA) taxes and Federal income tax withholding (ITW) under sections 6205(a) and 6413(a), respectively, of the Internal Revenue Code (Code). These regulations also modify the process for filing claims for refund of overpayments of employment taxes under sections 6402 and 6414. This document contains final regulations relating to the return requirements under section 6011 to reflect the changes to the adjustment and refund processes, and to reflect additional statutory and process updates. This document also contains final regulations under section 6302 to clarify deposit obligations with respect to interest-free adjustments of underpayments and the effect of adjustments and refunds on the deposit schedule of a Form 943 filer.
Extension of Time for Filing Returns
Document Number: E8-14902
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-07-01
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains final and temporary regulations relating to the simplification of procedures for obtaining automatic extensions of time to file certain returns. For these returns, the final and temporary regulations also remove the requirements for a signature and an explanation of the need for an extension of time to file. The final and temporary regulations affect taxpayers who are required to file certain returns and need an extension of time to file. The text of the 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 of this issue of the Federal Register.
Extension of Time for Filing Returns
Document Number: E8-14901
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-07-01
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 is issuing final and temporary regulations relating to the simplification of procedures for automatic extensions of time to file certain returns. These simplified procedures are aimed at reducing overall taxpayer burden. The text of the temporary regulations also serves as the text of these proposed regulations.
Community Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Matching Grant Program Availability of Application Packages
Document Number: E8-14231
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-07-01
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document provides notice of the availability of application packages for the 2009 Community Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Matching Grant Program.
Capital Costs Incurred To Comply With EPA Sulfur Regulations
Document Number: E8-14708
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-06-27
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 is issuing temporary regulations under section 179B of the Internal Revenue Code (Code) relating to the deduction for qualified capital costs paid or incurred by a small business refiner to comply with the highway diesel fuel sulfur control requirements of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The temporary regulations implement changes to the law made by the American Jobs Creation Act of 2004, the Energy Policy Act of 2005, and the Tax Technical Corrections Act of 2007. The text of those temporary regulations also serves as the text of these proposed regulations. This document also provides notice of a public hearing on these proposed regulations.
Multiemployer Plan Funding Guidance; Hearing
Document Number: E8-14563
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-06-27
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document provides notice of a public hearing on a notice of proposed rulemaking providing additional rules for certain multiemployer defined benefit plans that are in effect on July 16, 2006. These proposed regulations affect sponsors and administrators of, and participants in multiemployer plans that are in either endangered or critical status. These regulations are necessary to implement the new rules set forth in section 432 that are effective for plan years beginning after 2007. The proposed regulations reflect changes made by the Pension Protection Act of 2006.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 730
Document Number: E8-14557
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-27
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 Form 730, Tax on Wagering.
Capital Costs Incurred To Comply With EPA Sulfur Regulations
Document Number: E8-14556
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-06-27
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains temporary regulations relating to the deduction provided under section 179B of the Internal Revenue Code (Code) for qualified capital costs paid or incurred by a small business refiner to comply with the highway diesel fuel sulfur control requirements of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The regulations implement changes to the law made by the American Jobs Creation Act of 2004, the Energy Policy Act of 2005, and the Tax Technical Corrections Act of 2007. 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.
Source Rules Involving U.S. Possessions and Other Conforming Changes
Document Number: C8-1105
Type: Unknown
Date: 2008-06-27
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
Guidance Under Section 956 for Determining the Basis of Property Acquired in Certain Nonrecognition Transactions
Document Number: E8-14171
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-06-24
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains final and temporary regulations under section 956 of the Internal Revenue Code (Code) regarding the determination of basis in certain United States property (within the meaning of section 956(c) of the Code) acquired by a controlled foreign corporation in certain nonrecognition transactions that are intended to repatriate earnings and profits of the controlled foreign corporation without United States income taxation. The final regulation adds a cross reference to the temporary regulations. These regulations affect United States shareholders of a controlled foreign corporation that acquires United States property in certain nonrecognition transactions. The text of the temporary regulations serves as the text of the proposed regulations (REG-102122-08) set forth in the notice of proposed rulemaking published in the Proposed Rules section in this issue of the Federal Register.
Guidance Under Section 956 for Determining the Basis of Property Acquired in Certain Nonrecognition Transactions
Document Number: E8-14170
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-06-24
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 temporary regulations under section 956 of the Internal Revenue Code (Code) relating to the determination of basis in property acquired by a controlled foreign corporation in certain nonrecognition transactions that are intended to avoid United States income tax. Those regulations affect United States shareholders of a controlled foreign corporation that acquires United States property in certain nonrecognition transactions. The text of those regulations also serves as the text of these proposed regulations.
Guidance Under Section 664 Regarding the Effect of Unrelated Business Taxable Income on Charitable Remainder Trusts
Document Number: 08-1380
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-06-24
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains final regulations that provide guidance under Internal Revenue Code (Code) section 664 on the tax effect of unrelated business taxable income (UBTI) on charitable remainder trusts. The regulations reflect the changes made to section 664(c) by section 424(a) and (b) of the Tax Relief and Health Care Act of 2006. The regulations affect charitable remainder trusts that have UBTI in taxable years beginning after December 31, 2006.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 5305A-SEP
Document Number: E8-14032
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-20
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 5305A-SEP, Salary Reduction Simplified Employee Pension-Individual Retirement Accounts Contribution Agreement.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 8827.
Document Number: E8-14029
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-20
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 8827, Credit for Prior Year Minimum Tax-Corporations.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 10001
Document Number: E8-14028
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-20
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 10001, Request for Closing Agreement Relating to Advance Refunding Issue Under Sections 148 and 7121 and Revenue Procedure 96-41.
Accrual Rules for Defined Benefit Plans
Document Number: E8-13788
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-06-18
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains proposed regulations providing guidance on the application of the accrual rule for defined benefit plans under section 411(b)(1)(B) of the Internal Revenue Code (Code) in cases where plan benefits are determined on the basis of the greatest of two or more separate formulas. These regulations would affect sponsors, administrators, participants, and beneficiaries of defined benefit plans. This document also provides a notice of a public hearing on these proposed regulations.
Guidance Under Sections 642 and 643 (Income Ordering Rules)
Document Number: E8-13611
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-06-18
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains proposed amendments providing guidance under Internal Revenue Code (Code) section 642(c) with regard to the Federal tax consequences of an ordering provision in a trust, a will, or a provision of local law that attempts to determine the tax character of the amounts paid to a charitable beneficiary of the trust or estate. The proposed regulations also make conforming amendments to the regulations under section 643(a)(5). The proposed regulations affect estates, charitable lead trusts (CLTs) and other trusts making payments or permanently setting aside amounts for a charitable purpose. This document also provides notice of a public hearing on these proposed regulations.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project
Document Number: E8-13608
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-17
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, CO-25-96 (TD 8824), Limitations on Net Operating Loss Carry-Forwards and Certain Built-In Losses and Credit Following an Ownership Change of a Consolidated Group.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 5498-SA
Document Number: E8-13605
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-17
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 5498-SA, HSA, Archer MSA, or Medicare Advantage MSA Information.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 8810
Document Number: E8-13603
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-17
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 8810, Corporate Passive Activity Loss and Credit Limitations.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 8924
Document Number: E8-13602
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-17
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 8924, Excise Tax on Certain Transfers of Qualifying Geothermal or Mineral Interests.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 8453-F and Form 8879-F
Document Number: E8-13600
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-17
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 8453-F, U.S. Estate of Trust Income Tax Declaration and Signature for Electronic and Magnetic Made Filing and Form 8879-F, IRS e-file Signature Authorization for Form 1041.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 8582
Document Number: E8-13598
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-17
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 8582, Passive Activity Loss Limitations.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 1099-C
Document Number: E8-13596
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-17
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 1099-C, Cancellation of Debt.
Tax Return Preparer Penalties Under Sections 6694 and 6695
Document Number: E8-12898
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-06-17
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains proposed regulations implementing amendments to the tax return preparer penalties under sections 6694 and 6695 of the Internal Revenue Code (Code) and related provisions under sections 6060, 6107, 6109, 6696, and 7701(a)(36) reflecting amendments to the Code made by section 8246 of the Small Business and Work Opportunity Tax Act of 2007. The proposed regulations affect tax return preparers and provide guidance regarding the amended provisions. This document also provides notice of a public hearing on these proposed regulations.
Alternative Simplified Credit under Section 41(c)(5)
Document Number: 08-1363
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-06-17
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
In the Rules and Regulations section in this issue of the Federal Register, the IRS is issuing temporary regulations relating to the election and calculation of the alternative simplified credit under section 41(c)(5) of the Internal Revenue Code (ASC). The regulations implement changes to the credit for increasing research activities under section 41 made by the Tax Relief and Health Care Act of 2006 and will affect certain taxpayers claiming the section 41 credit. The text of those regulations also serves as the text of these proposed regulations. This document also provides notice of a public hearing on these proposed regulations.
Alternative Simplified Credit Under Section 41(c)(5)
Document Number: 08-1362
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-06-17
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains final and temporary regulations relating to the election and calculation of the alternative simplified credit under section 41(c)(5) of the Internal Revenue Code. The final and temporary regulations implement changes to the credit for increasing research activities under section 41 made by the Tax Relief and Health Care Act of 2006. The final and temporary regulations will affect certain taxpayers claiming credit under section 41. The text of these temporary regulations also serves as the text of the proposed regulations (REG-149405-07) published in the Proposed Rules section in this issue of the Federal Register.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project
Document Number: E8-13253
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-12
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 existing final regulation, REG-106359-02, Compensatory Stock Options Under Section 482.
Partner's Distributive Share; Correction
Document Number: E8-13251
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-06-12
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains a correction to final regulations (TD 9398) that were published in the Federal Register on Monday, May 19, 2008 (73 FR 28699) providing rules for testing whether the economic effect of an allocation is substantial within the meaning of section 704(b) where partners are look-through entities or members of a consolidated group. The final regulations clarify the application of section 704(b) to partnerships the interests of which are owned by look-through entities and members of consolidated groups and, through an example, reiterate the effect of other provisions of the Internal Revenue Code on partnership allocations.
Partner's Distributive Share; Correction
Document Number: E8-13247
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-06-12
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains corrections to final regulations (TD 9398) that were published in the Federal Register on Monday, May 19, 2008 (73 FR 28699) providing rules for testing whether the economic effect of an allocation is substantial within the meaning of section 704(b) where partners are look-through entities or members of a consolidated group. The final regulations clarify the application of section 704(b) to partnerships the interests of which are owned by look-through entities and members of consolidated groups and, through an example, reiterate the effect of other provisions of the Internal Revenue Code on partnership allocations.
Open Meeting of the Area 3 Taxpayer Advocacy Panel (Including the States of Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Arkansas, and the territory of Puerto Rico)
Document Number: E8-13141
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-12
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
An open meeting of the Area 3 Taxpayer Advocacy Panel will be conducted via telephone conference call. The Taxpayer Advocacy Panel is soliciting public comments, ideas, and suggestions on improving customer service at the Internal Revenue Service.
Open Meeting of the Area 2 Taxpayer Advocacy Panel (Including the States of Delaware, North Carolina, South Carolina, New Jersey, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia and the District of Columbia)
Document Number: E8-13140
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-12
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
An open meeting of the Area 2 Taxpayer Advocacy Panel will be conducted via telephone conference call. The Taxpayer Advocacy Panel is soliciting public comments, ideas, and suggestions on improving customer service at the Internal Revenue Service.
Open Meeting of the Area 4 Taxpayer Advocacy Panel (Including the States of Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, Tennessee, and Wisconsin)
Document Number: E8-13139
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-12
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
An open meeting of the Area 4 Taxpayer Advocacy Panel will be conducted via telephone conference call. The Taxpayer Advocacy Panel is soliciting public comment, ideas, and suggestions on improving customer service at the Internal Revenue Service.
Open Meeting of the Area 5 Taxpayer Advocacy Panel (Including the States of Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma, and Texas)
Document Number: E8-13138
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-12
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
An open meeting of the Area 5 Taxpayer Advocacy Panel will be conducted via a telephone conference call. The Taxpayer Advocacy Panel is soliciting public comment, ideas, and suggestions on improving customer service at the Internal Revenue Service.
Open Meeting of the Area 7 Taxpayer Advocacy Panel (including the states of Alaska, California, Hawaii, and Nevada)
Document Number: E8-13136
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-12
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
An open meeting of the Area 7 committee of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel will be conducted via telephone conference call. The Taxpayer Advocacy Panel (TAP) is soliciting public comments, ideas, and suggestions on improving customer service at the Internal Revenue Service.
Open Meeting of the Area 6 Taxpayer Advocacy Panel (Including the States of Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington and Wyoming)
Document Number: E8-13135
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-12
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
An open meeting of the Area 6 committee of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel will be conducted (via teleconference). The Taxpayer Advocacy Panel (TAP) is soliciting public comments, ideas, and suggestions on improving customer service at the Internal Revenue Service. The TAP will use citizen input to make recommendations to the Internal Revenue Service.