Internal Revenue Service March 2009 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project
Document Number: E9-5306
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-03-12
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 Revenue Procedure 2009-14, Pre-filing Agreement Program.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project
Document Number: E9-5004
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-03-10
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, REG-113572-99, (TD 8933), Qualified Transportation Fringe Benefits (Sec. 1.132-9(b)).
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 8902
Document Number: E9-5003
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-03-10
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 8902, Alternative Tax on Qualifying Shipping Activities.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project
Document Number: E9-5002
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-03-10
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 the Tip Rate Determination Agreement (Gaming Industry).
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Revenue Procedures 2006-09 and 2008-31
Document Number: E9-5000
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-03-10
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 Revenue Procedures 2006-09 and 2008-31, Allocation of Income and Deductions Among Taxpayers.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Notice 2006-01
Document Number: E9-4999
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-03-10
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 Notice 2006-01, Charitable Contributions of Certain Motor Vehicles, Boats and Airplanes, reporting Requirements under Sec. 170(f)(12)(D).
Gain Recognition Agreements With Respect to Certain Transfers of Stock or Securities by United States Persons to Foreign Corporations; Correction
Document Number: E9-4998
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-03-10
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains a correction to final regulations (TD 9446) that were published in the Federal Register on Wednesday, February 11, 2009 (74 FR 6952) under section 367(a) of the Internal Revenue Code concerning gain recognition agreements filed by United States persons with respect to transfers of stock or securities to foreign corporations.
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; Correction
Document Number: E9-4997
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-03-10
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains a correction to final and temporary regulations (TD 9444) that were published in the Federal Register on Wednesday, February 11, 2009, under sections 367(a), 367(b) and 1248(a) of the Internal Revenue 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.
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; Correction
Document Number: E9-4995
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-03-10
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains a correction to final and temporary regulations (TD 9444) that were published in the Federal Register on Wednesday, February 11, 2009, under sections 367(a), 367(b) and 1248(a) of the Internal Revenue 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.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 8881
Document Number: E9-4969
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-03-10
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 8881, Credit for Small Employer Pension Plan Startup Costs.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 8725
Document Number: E9-4968
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-03-10
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 8725, Excise Tax on Greenmail.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project
Document Number: E9-4967
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-03-10
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, REG-122917-02, Statutory Options.
Proposed Collection: Comment Request for Regulation Project
Document Number: E9-4966
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-03-10
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, REG-139768-02 (TD 9134), Excise Tax Relating to Structured Settlement Factoring Transactions.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project
Document Number: E9-4957
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-03-10
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, REG-124069-02, Section 6038Returns Required with Respect to Controlled Foreign Partnerships; and existing final regulation, REG-118966-97, Information reporting with Respect to Certain Foreign Partnerships and Certain Foreign Corporations.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 8832
Document Number: E9-4690
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-03-05
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 8832, Entity Classification Election.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project
Document Number: E9-4689
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-03-05
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 a final Regulation 125071-06 (TD 9308), Reporting Requirements for Widely Held Fixed Investment Trusts (Sec. 1.671-5).
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 5472
Document Number: E9-4688
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-03-05
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 5472, Information Return of a 25% Foreign-Owned U.S. Corporation or a Foreign Corporation Engaged in a U.S. Trade or Business.
Section 482: Methods To Determine Taxable Income in Connection With a Cost Sharing Arrangement; Correction
Document Number: E9-4687
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-03-05
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains corrections to a notice of proposed rulemaking by cross-reference to temporary regulations (REG-144615-02) that was published in the Federal Register on Monday, January 5, 2009 providing further guidance and clarification regarding methods under section 482 to determine taxable income in connection with a cost sharing arrangement in order to address issues that have arisen in administering the current regulations. These temporary regulations potentially affect controlled taxpayers within the meaning of section 482 that enter into cost sharing arrangements as defined therein.
Section 482: Methods To Determine Taxable Income in Connection With a Cost Sharing Arrangement; Correction
Document Number: E9-4686
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-03-05
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains corrections to final and temporary regulations (TD9441) that were published in the Federal Register on Monday, January 5, 2009 (74 FR 340) providing further guidance and clarification regarding methods under section 482 to determine taxable income in connection with a cost sharing arrangement in order to address issues that have arisen in administering the current regulations. The temporary regulations affect domestic and foreign entities that enter into cost sharing arrangements described in the temporary regulations.
Open Meeting of the Area 4 Taxpayer Advocacy Panel (Including the States of Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, Tennessee, and Wisconsin)
Document Number: E9-4685
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-03-05
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
An open meeting of the Area 4 Taxpayer Advocacy Panel will be conducted. 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 1 Taxpayer Advocacy Panel (Including the States of New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Vermont and Maine)
Document Number: E9-4684
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-03-05
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
An open meeting of the Area 1 Taxpayer Advocacy Panel will be conducted. The Taxpayer Advocacy Panel is soliciting public comments, ideas and suggestions on improving customer service at the Internal Revenue Service.
Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Multi-Lingual Initiatives Issue Committee
Document Number: E9-4669
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-03-05
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
An open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Multi-Lingual Initiatives Issue Committee will be conducted. 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 3 Taxpayer Advocacy Panel (Including the States of Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Arkansas, and the Territory of Puerto Rico)
Document Number: E9-4667
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-03-05
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
An open meeting of the Area 3 Taxpayer Advocacy Panel will be conducted. The Taxpayer Advocacy Panel is soliciting public comments, ideas, and suggestions on improving customer service at the Internal Revenue Service.
Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Small Business/Self Employed Issue Committee
Document Number: E9-4666
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-03-05
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
An open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Small Business/ Self Employed Issue Committee will be conducted. 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 7 Taxpayer Advocacy Panel (Including the States of Alaska, California, Hawaii, and Nevada)
Document Number: E9-4665
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-03-05
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
An open meeting of the Area 7 Taxpayer Advocacy Panel will be conducted. 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 5 Taxpayer Advocacy Panel (Including the States of Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma, and Texas)
Document Number: E9-4664
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-03-05
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
An open meeting of the Area 5 Taxpayer Advocacy Panel will be conducted. The Taxpayer Advocacy Panel is soliciting public comments, ideas, and suggestions on improving customer service at the Internal Revenue Service.
Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Joint Committee
Document Number: E9-4663
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-03-05
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
An open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Joint Committee will be conducted. The Taxpayer Advocacy Panel is soliciting public comment, ideas, and suggestions on improving customer service at the Internal Revenue Service.
Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Tax Forms and Publications Issue Committee
Document Number: E9-4661
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-03-05
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
An open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Tax Forms and Publications Issue Committee will be conducted. The Taxpayer Advocacy Panel is soliciting public comments, ideas and suggestions on improving customer service at the Internal Revenue Service.
Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Taxpayer Assistance Center Committee
Document Number: E9-4660
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-03-05
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
An open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Taxpayer Assistance Center Committee will be conducted. The Taxpayer Advocacy Panel is soliciting public comments, ideas, and suggestions on improving customer service at the Internal Revenue Service.
Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Issue Committee
Document Number: E9-4659
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-03-05
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
An open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Volunteer Income Tax Issue Committee will be conducted. The Taxpayer Advocacy Panel is soliciting public comment, ideas, and suggestions on improving customer service at the Internal Revenue Service.
Open Meeting of Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Notice Improvement Issue Committee
Document Number: E9-4658
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-03-05
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
An open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Notice Improvement Issue Committee will be conducted. The Taxpayer Advocacy Panel is soliciting public comments, ideas and suggestions on improving customer service at the Internal Revenue Service.
The Allocation of Consideration and Allocation and Recovery of Basis in Transactions Involving Corporate Stock or Securities; Correction
Document Number: E9-4657
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-03-05
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains a correction to a notice of proposed rulemaking (REG-143686-07) that was published in the Federal Register on Wednesday, January 21, 2009 (74 FR 3509) providing guidance regarding the recovery of stock basis in distributions under section 301 and transactions that are treated as dividends to which section 301 applies, as well as guidance regarding the determination of gain and the basis of stock or securities received in exchange for, or with respect to, stock or securities in certain transactions. The proposed regulations affect shareholders and security holders of corporations. These proposed regulations are necessary to provide such shareholders and security holders with guidance regarding the allocation and recovery of basis on distributions of property.
Section 482: Methods To Determine Taxable Income in Connection With a Cost Sharing Arrangement; Correction
Document Number: E9-4656
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-03-05
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains corrections to final and temporary regulations (TD9441) that were published in the Federal Register on Monday, January 5, 2009 providing further guidance and clarification regarding methods under section 482 to determine taxable income in connection with a cost sharing arrangement in order to address issues that have arisen in administering the current regulations. The temporary regulations affect domestic and foreign entities that enter into cost sharing arrangements described in the temporary regulations.