Internal Revenue Service February 13, 2009 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Tax Avoidance Transactions
Document Number: E9-3069
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-02-13
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains proposed regulations under section 6231 of the Internal Revenue Code that allow the IRS to convert partnership items to nonpartnership items when the application of the unified partnership audit and litigation procedures of sections 6221 through 6234 (TEFRA partnership procedures) with respect to certain tax avoidance transactions interferes with the effective and efficient enforcement of the internal revenue laws. The regulations affect taxpayers who have engaged in a listed transaction through an entity subject to the TEFRA partnership procedures. This document also provides notice of a public hearing on these proposed regulations.