Internal Revenue Service October 4, 2016 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Estate, Gift, and Generation-Skipping Transfer Taxes; Restrictions on Liquidation of an Interest; Correction
Document Number: 2016-23957
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-10-04
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains a correction to a notice of proposed rulemaking (REG-163113-02) that was published in the Federal Register on Thursday, August 4, 2016 (81 FR 51413). The proposed regulations concern the valuation of interests in corporations and partnerships for estate, gift, and generation-skipping transfer tax purposes.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Revenue Procedure 2004-15
Document Number: 2016-23944
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-04
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 Revenue Procedure 2004-15, Waivers of Minimum Funding Standards.
Credit for Increasing Research Activities
Document Number: 2016-23174
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-10-04
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains final regulations concerning the application of the credit for increasing research activities. These final regulations provide guidance on software that is developed by (or for the benefit of) the taxpayer primarily for internal use by the taxpayer (internal use software). These final regulations also include examples to illustrate the application of the process of experimentation requirement to software. These final regulations will affect taxpayers engaged in research activities involving software.