Internal Revenue Service January 2015 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project
Document Number: 2015-01683
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-01-29
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)).
Application for Recognition as a 501(c)(29) Organization
Document Number: 2015-01677
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-01-29
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains final regulations authorizing the IRS to prescribe the procedures by which certain entities may apply to the IRS for recognition of exemption from Federal income tax. These regulations affect qualified nonprofit health insurance issuers participating in the Consumer Operated and Oriented Plan program established by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services that seek exemption from federal income tax under the Internal Revenue Code.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 8846
Document Number: 2015-01483
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-01-28
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 8846, Credit for Employer Social Security and Medicare Taxes Paid on Certain Employee Tips.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 8693
Document Number: 2015-01482
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-01-28
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 8693, Low-Income Housing Credit Disposition Bond.
Open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Taxpayer Assistance Center Improvements Project Committee
Document Number: 2015-01480
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-01-28
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.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 4506
Document Number: 2015-01477
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-01-28
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 4506, Request for Copy of Tax Return.
Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Notices and Correspondence Project Committee
Document Number: 2015-01466
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-01-28
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: 2015-01463
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-01-28
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.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 5305-SEP.
Document Number: 2015-01460
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-01-28
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 5305-SEP, Simplified Employee Pension-Individual Retirement Accounts Contribution Agreement.
Certain Distributions Treated as Sales or Exchanges; Correction
Document Number: 2015-01258
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2015-01-26
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains corrections to a notice of proposed rulemaking (REG-151416-06) that was published in the Federal Register on Monday, November 3, 2014 (79 FR 65151), that prescribe how a partner should measure its interest in a partnership's unrealized receivables and inventory items, and that provide guidance regarding the tax consequences of a distribution that causes a reduction in that interest.
Credit for Increasing Research Activities
Document Number: 2015-00690
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2015-01-20
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains proposed regulations concerning the application of section 41 of the Internal Revenue Code (Code), which provides a credit for increasing research activities. The proposed regulations provide guidance on computer software that is developed by (or for the benefit of) the taxpayer primarily for internal use by the taxpayer (internal use software) under section 41(d)(4)(E). These proposed regulations also include examples to illustrate the application of the process of experimentation requirement to computer software under section 41(d)(1)(C). The regulations will affect taxpayers engaged in research activities involving computer software. This document also provides notice of a public hearing on these proposed regulations and withdraws the advance notice of proposed rulemaking published on January 2, 2004.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project
Document Number: 2015-00689
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-01-20
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 existing Final Regulation, TD 9467Measurement of Assets and Liabilities for Pension Funding Purposes, and Notice 2014-53Pension Funding Stabilization under the Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2014 (HAFTA).
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 8802
Document Number: 2015-00687
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-01-20
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 8802, Application for United States Residency Certification.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project
Document Number: 2015-00686
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-01-20
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 information collect requirements related to the treatment of distributions to foreign persons under sections 367(e)(1) and 367(e)(2).
Proposed Collection: Comment Request for Form 4669
Document Number: 2015-00477
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-01-15
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)). Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning Form 4669, Statement of Payments Received.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 8453-FE, Form 8453-EMP, and Form 8879-EMP
Document Number: 2015-00476
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-01-15
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)). Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning Form 8453-FE, U.S. Estate or Trust Declaration and Signature for an IRS e-file Return; Form 8453-EMP, Employment Tax Declaration for an IRS e- file Return; and Form 8879-EMP, IRS e-file Signature Authorization for Forms 940, 941, 941-PR, 941-SS, 943, 943-PR, 944, and 945.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Forms 12339, 12339-B, 12339-C, and 13775.
Document Number: 2015-00475
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-01-15
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)). Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning Forms 12339, Internal Revenue Service Advisory Council Membership Application; 12339-B, Information Reporting Program Advisory Committee Membership Application, 12339-C, Advisory Committee on Tax Exempt and Government EntitiesMembership Application, and Form 13775, Tax Check Waiver.
Failure To File Gain Recognition Agreements or Satisfy Other Reporting Obligations; Correction
Document Number: 2014-30811
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-01-05
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains corrections to final regulations (TD 9704) that were published in the Federal Register on Wednesday, November 19, 2014 (79 FR 68763) relating to the consequences to U.S. and foreign persons for failing to file gain recognition agreements (GRAs) or related documents, or to satisfy other reporting obligations, associated with certain transfers of property to foreign corporations in nonrecognition exchanges.