Internal Revenue Service January 2014 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Section 707 Regarding Disguised Sales, Generally
Document Number: 2014-01637
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-01-30
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains proposed regulations under section 707 of the Internal Revenue Code (Code) relating to disguised sales of property to or by a partnership and under section 752 relating to the treatment of partnership liabilities. The proposed regulations address certain deficiencies and technical ambiguities in the section 707 regulations and certain issues in determining partners' shares of liabilities under section 752. The proposed regulations affect partnerships and their partners.
Rules Relating to Additional Medicare; Correction
Document Number: 2014-01619
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-01-29
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains corrections to final regulations (TD 9645) that were published in the Federal Register on Friday, November 29, 2013. The final regulations are relating to Additional Hospital Insurance Tax on income above threshold amounts, as added by the Affordable Care Act.
Minimum Essential Coverage and Other Rules Regarding the Shared Responsibility Payment for Individuals
Document Number: 2014-01439
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-01-27
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains proposed regulations relating to the requirement to maintain minimum essential coverage enacted by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010, as amended by the TRICARE Affirmation Act and Public Law 111-173. These proposed regulations affect individual taxpayers who may be liable for the shared responsibility payment for not maintaining minimum essential coverage. This document also provides notice of a public hearing on these proposed regulations.
Section 3504 Agent Employment Tax Liability; Correction
Document Number: 2014-01389
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-01-24
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains corrections to final regulations (TD 9649) that were published in the Federal Register on Thursday, December 12, 2013 (78 FR 75471). The final regulations are relating to agents authorized by the secretary under section 3504 of the Internal Revenue Code to perform acts required of employers who are home care service recipients.
Arbitrage Rebate Overpayments on Tax-Exempt Bonds; Hearing Cancellation
Document Number: 2014-01388
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-01-24
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document cancels a public hearing on proposed regulations that provide guidance on the recovery of overpayments of arbitrage rebate on tax-exempt bonds and other tax-advantaged bonds.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 2848, 2848(SP).
Document Number: 2014-01194
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-01-23
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 2848, 2848(SP) Power of Attorney and Declaration of Representative.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project
Document Number: 2014-01192
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-01-23
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 Special rules for certain medical uses of chemicals that deplete the ozone layer.
Health Insurance Providers Fee
Document Number: C1-2013-28412
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-01-22
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
Guidance for Determining Stock Ownership
Document Number: 2014-00899
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-01-17
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains temporary regulations that identify certain stock of a foreign corporation that is disregarded in calculating ownership of the foreign corporation for purposes of determining whether it is a surrogate foreign corporation. These regulations also provide guidance with respect to the effect of transfers of stock of a foreign corporation after the foreign corporation has acquired substantially all of the properties of a domestic corporation or of a trade or business of a domestic partnership. These regulations affect certain domestic corporations and partnerships (and certain parties related thereto), and foreign corporations that acquire substantially all of the properties of such domestic corporations or of the trades or businesses of such domestic partnerships. The text of the temporary regulations serves as the text of the proposed regulations set forth in the Proposed Rules section in this issue of the Federal Register. This document also contains a final regulation that provides a cross-reference to the temporary regulations.
Guidance for Determining Stock Ownership
Document Number: 2014-00894
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-01-17
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 the Treasury Department are issuing temporary regulations that identify certain stock of a foreign corporation that is disregarded in calculating ownership of the foreign corporation for purposes of determining whether it is a surrogate foreign corporation. The temporary regulations also provide guidance with respect to the effect of transfers of stock of a foreign corporation after the foreign corporation has acquired substantially all of the properties of a domestic corporation or of a trade or business of a domestic partnership. These regulations affect certain domestic corporations and partnerships (and certain parties related thereto), and foreign corporations that acquire substantially all of the properties of such domestic corporations or of the trades or businesses of such domestic partnerships. 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.
Basis in Interests in Tax-Exempt Trusts
Document Number: 2014-00807
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-01-17
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains proposed regulations that provide rules for determining a taxable beneficiary's basis in a term interest in a charitable remainder trust upon a sale or other disposition of all interests in the trust to the extent that basis consists of a share of adjusted uniform basis. The regulations affect taxable beneficiaries of charitable remainder trusts.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project
Document Number: 2014-00802
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-01-17
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 nuclear decommissioning costs.
Disallowance of Partnership Loss Transfers, Mandatory Basis Adjustments, Basis Reduction in Stock of a Corporate Partner, Modification of Basis Allocation Rules for Substituted Basis Transactions, Miscellaneous Provisions
Document Number: 2014-00649
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-01-16
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The proposed regulations provide guidance on certain provisions of the American Jobs Creation Act of 2004 and conform the regulations to statutory changes in the Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997. The proposed regulations also modify the basis allocation rules to prevent certain unintended consequences of the current basis allocation rules for substituted basis transactions. Finally, the proposed regulations provide additional guidance on allocations resulting from revaluations of partnership property. The proposed regulations affect partnerships and their partners. This document also contains a notice of a public hearing on these proposed regulations.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2014-00653
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-01-15
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)).
Open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Joint Committee
Document Number: 2014-00652
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-01-15
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 comments, ideas, and suggestions on improving customer service at the Internal Revenue Service.
Bond Premium Carryforward
Document Number: 2014-00613
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-01-15
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains final regulations that provide guidance on the tax treatment of a debt instrument with a bond premium carryforward in the holder's final accrual period. The regulations in this document provide guidance to holders of Treasury securities and other debt instruments acquired at a premium.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 8940
Document Number: 2014-00534
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-01-14
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 8940, Request for Miscellaneous Determination.
Sales-Based Royalties and Vendor Allowances
Document Number: 2014-00327
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-01-13
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains final regulations relating to the capitalization and allocation of royalties that are incurred only upon the sale of property produced or property acquired for resale (sales- based royalties). This document also contains final regulations relating to adjusting inventory costs for a type of an allowance, discount, or price rebate earned on the sale of merchandise (sales- based vendor chargebacks). These regulations modify the simplified production method and the simplified resale method of allocating capitalized costs between ending inventory and cost of goods sold. These regulations affect taxpayers that incur capitalizable sales-based royalties or earn sales-based vendor chargebacks.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project
Document Number: 2013-31562
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-01-06
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 source of income from sales of inventory and natural resources produced in one jurisdiction and sold in another jurisdiction.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project
Document Number: 2013-31559
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-01-06
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 mark-to-market accounting for dealers in commodities and traders in securities or commodities.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project
Document Number: 2013-31329
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-01-02
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 income, gift and estate tax.