Internal Revenue Service November 8, 2011 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Indian Tribal Governmental Plans
Document Number: 2011-28858
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2011-11-08
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Treasury Department and IRS anticipate issuing regulations under section 414(d) of the Internal Revenue Code (Code) to define the term ``governmental plan.'' This document describes the rules the Treasury Department and IRS are considering proposing relating to the determination of whether a plan of an Indian tribal government is a governmental plan within the meaning of section 414(d) and contains an appendix that includes a draft notice of proposed rulemaking on which the Treasury Department and IRS invite comments from the public. This document applies to sponsors of, and participants and beneficiaries in, employee benefit plans of Indian tribal governments.
Determination of Governmental Plan Status
Document Number: 2011-28853
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2011-11-08
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Treasury Department and IRS anticipate issuing regulations under section 414(d) of the Internal Revenue Code (Code) to define the term ``governmental plan.'' This document describes the rules that the Treasury Department and IRS are considering proposing relating to the determination of whether a plan is a governmental plan within the meaning of section 414(d) and contains an appendix that includes a draft notice of proposed rulemaking on which the Treasury Department and IRS invite comments from the public. This document applies to sponsors of, and participants and beneficiaries in, employee benefit plans that are determined to be governmental plans.
Graduated Retained Interests
Document Number: 2011-28824
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-11-08
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains final regulations that provide guidance on the portion of property (held in trust or otherwise) includible in the grantor's gross estate if the grantor has retained the use of the property, the right to an annuity, unitrust, graduated retained interest, or other payment from the property for life, for any period not ascertainable without reference to the grantor's death, or for a period that does not in fact end before the grantor's death. The final regulations will affect estates that file Form 706, United States Estate (and Generation-Skipping Transfer) Tax Return.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form
Document Number: 2011-28823
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-11-08
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 Request for Closing Agreement Relating to Advance Refunding Issue Under Sections 148 and 7121 and Revenue Procedure 96-41.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project
Document Number: 2011-28822
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-11-08
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)). The IRS is soliciting comments concerning information collection requirements related to income attributable to domestic production activities.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project
Document Number: 2011-28821
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-11-08
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)). The IRS is soliciting comments concerning information collection requirements related to substantiation and reporting requirements for cash and noncash charitable contribution deductions.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project
Document Number: 2011-28819
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-11-08
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)). The IRS is soliciting comments concerning information collection requirements related to Tax Shelter Regulations.