Internal Revenue Service October 11, 2011 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Tax Return Preparer Penalties Under Section 6695
Document Number: 2011-26247
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2011-10-11
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains proposed regulations that would modify existing regulations related to the tax return preparer penalties under section 6695 of the Internal Revenue Code (Code). These proposed regulations are necessary to monitor and to improve compliance with the tax return preparer due diligence requirements of section 6695(g). The proposed regulations affect tax return preparers. This document also provides notice of a public hearing on these proposed regulations.
Timely Mailing Treated as Timely Filing
Document Number: 2011-26187
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-10-11
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains corrections to final regulations that were published in the Federal Register on Tuesday, August 23, 2011, the regulations provide that the proper use of registered or certified mail, or a service of a private delivery service designated under criteria established by the Internal Revenue Service, will constitute prima facie evidence of delivery. The regulations affect taxpayers who mail Federal tax documents to the Internal Revenue service or the United States Tax Court.