Internal Revenue Service November 3, 2016 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Credit for Increasing Research Activities; Correction
Document Number: 2016-26522
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-11-03
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains corrections to final regulations (TD 9786) that were published in the Federal Register on Tuesday, October 4, 2016 (81 FR 68299). The final regulations provided guidance regarding the application of the credit for increasing research activities.
United States Property Held by Controlled Foreign Corporations in Transactions Involving Partnerships; Rents and Royalties Derived in the Active Conduct of a Trade or Business
Document Number: 2016-26425
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-11-03
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains final regulations that provide rules regarding the treatment as United States property of property held by a controlled foreign corporation (CFC) in connection with certain transactions involving partnerships. In addition, the final regulations provide rules for determining whether a CFC is considered to derive rents and royalties in the active conduct of a trade or business for purposes of determining foreign personal holding company income (FPHCI), as well as rules for determining whether a CFC holds United States property as a result of certain related party factoring transactions. This document finalizes proposed regulations, and withdraws temporary regulations, published on September 2, 2015. It also finalizes proposed regulations, and withdraws temporary regulations, published on June 14, 1988. The final regulations affect United States shareholders of CFCs.
United States Property Held by Controlled Foreign Corporations Through Partnerships With Special Allocations
Document Number: 2016-26424
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-11-03
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains proposed regulations that provide rules regarding the determination of the amount of United States property treated as held by a controlled foreign corporation (CFC) through a partnership. The proposed regulations affect United States shareholders of CFCs.
Treatment of Related Person Factoring Income; Certain Investments in United States Property; and Stock Redemptions Through Related Corporations
Document Number: 2016-26423
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-11-03
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document withdraws portions of a notice of proposed rulemaking (INTL-49-86, subsequently converted to REG-209001-86) published in the Federal Register (53 FR 22186) on June 14, 1988, (the 1988 NPRM). The withdrawn portions relate to stock redemptions through related corporations, the application of section 956 to United States property indirectly held by a controlled foreign corporation (CFC), and certain related party factoring transactions, as well as the definition of the term ``obligation'' for purposes of section 956.