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

Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 1040 and Schedules A, B, C, C-EZ, D, E, EIC, F, H, J, R, and SE, Form 1040A, Form 1040EZ, Form 1040NR, Form 1040NR-EZ, Form 1040X, and All Attachments to These Forms
Document Number: 2014-09819
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-30
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Internal Revenue Service, 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 continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), Public Law 104-13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). This notice requests comments on all forms used by individual taxpayers: Form 1040, U.S. Individual Income Tax Return, and Schedules A, B, C, C-EZ, D, E, EIC, F, H, J, R, and SE; Form 1040A; Form 1040EZ; Form 1040NR; Form 1040NR-EZ; Form 1040X; and all attachments to these forms (see the Appendix to this notice).
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project
Document Number: 2014-09800
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-30
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-140280-09 (TD 9570), Tax Return Preparer Penalties Under Section 6695.
Information Reporting of Minimum Essential Coverage; Correction
Document Number: 2014-09796
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-04-30
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains corrections to final regulations (TD 9660) that were published in the Federal Register on Monday, March 10, 2014 (79 FR 13220). The final regulations provide guidance to providers of minimum essential health coverage that are subject to the information reporting requirements of section 6055 of the Internal Revenue Code.
Information Reporting of Minimum Essential Coverage; Correction
Document Number: 2014-09795
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-04-30
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains corrections to final regulations (TD 9660) that were published in the Federal Register on Monday, March 10, 2014 (79 FR 13220). The final regulations provide guidance to providers of minimum essential health coverage that are subject to the information reporting requirements of section 6055 of the Internal Revenue Code.
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; Hearing Cancellation
Document Number: 2014-09699
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-04-29
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document cancels a public hearing on proposed regulations that 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.
Withholding of Tax on Certain U.S. Source Income Paid to Foreign Persons, Information Reporting and Backup Withholding on Payments Made to Certain U.S. Persons, and Portfolio Interest Treatment; Correction
Document Number: 2014-09161
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-04-22
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains corrections to final and temporary regulations (TD 9658), which were published in the Federal Register on Thursday, March 6, 2014 (79 FR 12726). The regulations relate to the withholding of tax on certain U.S. source income paid to foreign persons, information reporting and backup withholding with respect to payments made to certain U.S. persons, portfolio interest paid to nonresident alien individuals and foreign corporations, and the associated requirements governing collection, refunds, and credits of withheld amounts under these rules.
Returns of Information of Brokers and Barter Exchanges; Furnishing Statement Required With Respect to Certain Substitute Payments
Document Number: 2014-08935
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-04-17
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Toll-Free Phone Line Project Committee
Document Number: 2014-08584
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-16
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
An open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Toll-Free Phone Line Project 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 Improvements Project Committee
Document Number: 2014-08583
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-16
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
An open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Taxpayer Assistance Center Improvements Project Committee will be conducted. The Taxpayer Advocacy Panel is soliciting public comments, ideas, and suggestions on improving customer service at the Internal Revenue Service.
Credit for Renewable Electricity Production, Refined Coal Production, and Indian Coal Production, and Publication of Inflation Adjustment Factors and Reference Prices for Calendar Year 2014
Document Number: 2014-08582
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-16
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The 2014 inflation adjustment factors and reference prices are used in determining the availability of the credit for renewable electricity production, refined coal production, and Indian coal production under section 45.
Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Notices and Correspondence Project Committee
Document Number: 2014-08581
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-16
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
An open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Notices and Correspondence Project 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 Communications Project Committee
Document Number: 2014-08579
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-16
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
An open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Taxpayer Communications Project 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 Joint Committee
Document Number: 2014-08577
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-16
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.
Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Tax Forms and Publications Project Committee
Document Number: 2014-08576
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-16
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
An open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Tax Forms and Publications Project Committee will be conducted. The Taxpayer Advocacy Panel is soliciting public comments, ideas and suggestions on improving customer service at the Internal Revenue Service.
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; Correction
Document Number: 2014-08360
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-04-15
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains corrections to a notice of proposed rulemaking and notice of public hearing (REG-144468-05) that was published in the Federal Register on Thursday, January 16, 2014. The proposed rules 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.
Internal Revenue Service Advisory Council (IRSAC); Nominations
Document Number: 2014-08357
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-14
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) requests applications of individuals to be considered for selection as members of the Internal Revenue Service Advisory Council (IRSAC). Nominations should describe and document the proposed member's qualification for IRSAC membership, including the applicant's knowledge of Circular 230 regulations and the applicant's past or current affiliations and dealings with the particular tax segment or segments of the community that the applicant wishes to represent on the council. Applications will be accepted for current vacancies from qualified individuals and from professional and public interest groups that wish to have representatives on the IRSAC. The IRSAC is comprised of no more than thirty-five (35) appointed members; approximately seven of these appointments will expire in December 2014. It is important that the IRSAC continue to represent a diverse taxpayer and stakeholder base. Accordingly, to maintain membership diversity, selection is based on the applicant's qualifications as well as areas of expertise, geographic diversity, major stakeholder representation and customer segments. The Internal Revenue Service Advisory Council (IRSAC) provides an organized public forum for IRS officials and representatives of the public to discuss relevant tax administration issues. The council advises the IRS on issues that have a substantive effect on federal tax administration. As an advisory body designed to focus on broad policy matters, the IRSAC reviews existing tax policy and/or recommends policies with respect to emerging tax administration issues. The IRSAC suggests operational improvements, offers constructive observations regarding current or proposed IRS policies, programs, and procedures, and advises the IRS with respect to issues having substantive effect on federal tax administration.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 1041-A
Document Number: 2014-08356
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-14
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 1041-A, U.S. Information Return-Trust Accumulation of Charitable Amounts.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 4797
Document Number: 2014-08355
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-14
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 4797, Sales of Business Property.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Forms 1040-PR and 1040-SS
Document Number: 2014-08351
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-14
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 1040-PR, Planilla para la Declaraci[oacute]n de la Contribuci[oacute]n Federal sobre el Trabajo por Cuenta Propia (Incluyendo el Cr[eacute]dito Tributario Adicional por Hijos para Residentes Bona Fide de Puerto Rico) and Form 1040-SS, U.S. Self- Employment Tax Return (Including the Additional Child Tax Credit for Bona Fide Residents of Puerto Rico).
Publication of Inflation Adjustment Factor, Nonconventional Source Fuel Credit, and Reference Price for Calendar Year 2013
Document Number: 2014-07835
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-08
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
Publication of the inflation adjustment factor, nonconventional source fuel credit, and reference price for calendar year 2013 as required by section 45K of the Internal Revenue Code (26 U.S.C. 45K). The inflation adjustment factor and reference price are used to determine the credit allowable under section 45K for coke or coke gas (other than from petroleum based products) for calendar year 2013.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 8893
Document Number: 2014-07828
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-08
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 8893, Election of Partnership Level Tax Treatment.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 1065, 1065-X and schedules.
Document Number: 2014-07732
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-07
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 1065 (U.S. Return of Partnership Income), 1065X (Amended Return or Administrative Adjustment Request), Schedule C (Additional Information for Schedule M-3 Filers), Schedule D (Capital Gains and Losses), Schedule K-1 (Partner's Share of Income, Credits, Deductions and Other Items), Schedule L (Balance Sheets per Books), Schedule M-1 (Reconciliation of Income (Loss) per Books With Income (Loss) per Return)), Schedule M-2 (Analysis of Partners' Capital Accounts), Schedule M-3 (Net Income (Loss) Reconciliation for Certain Partnerships), and Schedule B-1, Information on Partners Owning 50% or More of Partnerships).
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 1099-LTC
Document Number: 2014-07726
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-07
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 1099-LTC, Long-term Care and Accelerated Death Benefits.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Revenue Procedure 2005-24/Notice 2006-15
Document Number: 2014-07724
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-07
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 Revenue Procedure 2005-24, waiver of spousal election, and Notice 2006-15, extension of June 28, 2005, safe harbor date.
Information Reporting Program Advisory Committee (IRPAC); Nominations
Document Number: 2014-07417
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-02
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) requests nominations of individuals for selection to the Information Reporting Program Advisory Committee (IRPAC). Nominations should describe and document the proposed member's qualifications for IRPAC membership, including the applicant's past or current affiliations and dealings with the particular tax segment or segments of the community that he or she wishes to represent on the committee. In addition to individual nominations, the IRS is soliciting nominations from professional and public interest groups that wish to have representatives on the IRPAC. IRPAC will be comprised of 21 members. There are six positions open for calendar year 2015. It is important that IRPAC continue to represent a diverse taxpayer and stakeholder base. Accordingly, to maintain membership diversity, selection is based on the applicant's qualifications as well as the taxpayer or stakeholder base he/she represents. The IRPAC advises the IRS on information reporting issues of mutual concern to the private sector and the federal government. The committee works with the Commissioner of Internal Revenue and other IRS leadership to provide recommendations on a wide range of information reporting administration issues. Membership is balanced to include representation from the tax professional community, small and large businesses, banks, colleges and universities, and industries such as securities, payroll, finance and software.
Net Investment Income Tax; Correction
Document Number: 2014-07162
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-04-01
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains corrections to final regulations (TD 9644) that were published in the Federal Register on Monday, December 2, 2013 (78 FR 72394). The final regulations provide guidance on the general application of the Net Investment Income Tax and the computation of Net Investment Income.
Net Investment Income Tax; Correction
Document Number: 2014-07160
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-04-01
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains corrections to final regulations (TD 9644) that were published in the Federal Register on Monday, December 2, 2013 (78 FR 72394). The final regulations provide guidance on the general application of the Net Investment Income Tax and the computation of Net Investment Income.