Internal Revenue Service February 11, 2009 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Application of Section 367 to a Section 351 Exchange Resulting From a Transaction Described in Section 304(a)(1); Treatment of Gain Recognized Under Section 301(c)(3) for Purposes of Section 1248
Document Number: E9-2836
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-02-11
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 Treasury Department are issuing temporary regulations under sections 304 and 1248 of the Internal Revenue Code (Code). The temporary regulations provide rules under section 367(a) and (b) that apply to certain transfers of stock by a United States person to a foreign corporation described in section 304(a)(1). The temporary regulations under section 1248(a) provide that, for purposes of section 1248(a), gain recognized by a shareholder under section 301(c)(3) in connection with the receipt of a distribution of property from a foreign corporation with respect to its stock shall be treated as gain from the sale or exchange of the stock of such foreign corporation. The temporary regulations affect certain shareholders that transfer stock in a corporation to a foreign corporation in a transaction to which section 304(a)(1) applies, or that receive a distribution from a foreign corporation described in section 301(c)(3). The text of the temporary regulations also serves as the text of these proposed regulations. The preamble to the temporary regulations explains the temporary regulations and these proposed regulations.
Application of Section 367 to a Section 351 Exchange Resulting From a Transaction Described in Section 304(a)(1); Treatment of Gain Recognized Under Section 301(c)(3) for Purposes of Section 1248
Document Number: E9-2835
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-02-11
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains final and temporary regulations under sections 367(a), 367(b) and 1248(a) of the Internal Revenue Code (Code). The final regulations under section 367 revise existing final regulations and add cross-references. The final regulations under section 1248 update an effective/applicability date. The temporary regulations under section 367(a) and (b) revise existing final regulations concerning transfers of stock to a foreign corporation that are described in section 351 by reason of section 304(a)(1). The temporary regulations under section 1248(a) provide that, for purposes of section 1248(a), gain recognized by a shareholder under section 301(c)(3) in connection with the receipt of a distribution of property from a foreign corporation with respect to its stock shall be treated as gain from the sale or exchange of the stock of such foreign corporation. The temporary regulations affect certain persons that transfer stock to a foreign corporation in a transaction described in section 304(a)(1), or certain persons that recognize gain under section 301(c)(3) in connection with the receipt of a distribution of property from a foreign corporation with respect to its stock. The text of the temporary regulations serves as the text of the proposed regulations set forth in the notice of proposed rulemaking on this subject published in the Proposed Rules section in this issue of the Federal Register.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 5452
Document Number: E9-2834
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-02-11
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 5452, Corporate Report of Nondividend Distributions.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project
Document Number: E9-2833
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-02-11
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, EE-28-78 (TD 7845), Inspection of Applications for Tax Exemption and Applications for Determination Letters for Pension and Other Plans (Sec. Sec. 301.6104(a)-1, 301.6104(a)-5, 301.6104(a)- 6, 301.6104(b)-1 and 301.6104(c)-1.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 8508
Document Number: E9-2832
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-02-11
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 8508, Request for Waiver From Filing Information Returns Electronically (Forms W-2, W-2G, 1042-S, 1098 Series, 1099 Series, 5498 Series, and 8027).
Consolidated Returns; Intercompany Obligations; Correction
Document Number: E9-2831
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-02-11
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains corrections to final regulations (TD 9442) that were published in the Federal Register on Monday, December 29, 2008 (73 FR 79324) under section 1502 of the Internal Revenue Code providing guidance regarding the treatment of transactions involving obligations between members of a consolidated group.
Section 108(e)(8) Application to Partnerships; Hearing Cancellation
Document Number: E9-2830
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-02-11
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document cancels a public hearing on proposed rulemaking relating to the application of section 108(e)(8) of the Internal Revenue Code to partnerships and their partners.
Consolidated Returns; Intercompany Obligations; Correction
Document Number: E9-2828
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-02-11
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains corrections to final regulations (TD 9442) that were published in the Federal Register on Monday, December 29, 2008 (73 FR 79324) under section 1502 of the Internal Revenue Code providing guidance regarding the treatment of transactions involving obligations between members of a consolidated group.
Procedures for Administrative Review of a Determination That an Authorized Recipient Has Failed To Safeguard Tax Returns or Return Information
Document Number: E9-2827
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-02-11
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains final regulations regarding administrative review procedures for certain government agencies and other authorized recipients of returns or return information whose receipt of returns and return information may be suspended or terminated because they do not maintain proper safeguards. The regulations provide guidance to responsible IRS personnel and authorized recipients as to these administrative procedures.
Gain Recognition Agreements With Respect to Certain Transfers of Stock or Securities by United States Persons to Foreign Corporations
Document Number: E9-1512
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-02-11
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains final regulations under section 367(a) of the Internal Revenue Code (Code) concerning gain recognition agreements filed by United States persons with respect to transfers of stock or securities to foreign corporations. The regulations finalize temporary regulations published on February 5, 2007 (TD 9311). The regulations primarily affect United States persons that transfer (or have transferred) stock or securities to foreign corporations and that will enter (or have entered) into a gain recognition agreement with respect to such a transfer.