Internal Revenue Service June 2020 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Credit for Carbon Oxide Sequestration; Correction
Document Number: 2020-14033
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-06-30
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains a correction to a notice of proposed rulemaking that was published in the Federal Register on June 2, 2020. The proposed regulations regarding the credit for carbon oxide sequestration under section 45Q of the Internal Revenue Code (Code).
Qualified Business Income Deduction
Document Number: 2020-11832
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-06-25
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains final regulations concerning the deduction for qualified business income (QBI) under section 199A of the Internal Revenue Code (Code). The regulations will affect certain individuals, partnerships, S corporations, trusts, and estates. The regulations provide guidance on the treatment of previously suspended losses included in qualified business income. The regulations also provide guidance on the determination of the section 199A deduction for taxpayers that hold interests in regulated investment companies, split- interest trusts, and charitable remainder trusts.
Proposed Extension of Information Collection Request Submitted for Public Comment; Comment Request on Burden Related to the Enhanced Oil Recovery Project
Document Number: 2020-13649
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-24
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 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. Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning the burden associated with a qualified enhanced oil recovery project.
Proposed Extension of Information Collection Request Submitted for Public Comment; Comment Request on Burden Related to the Quarterly Federal Excise Tax Return
Document Number: 2020-13648
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-24
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 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. Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning the burden associated with the quarterly federal excise tax return.
Proposed Information Collection Request Submitted for Public Comment; Comment Request Relating to Annual Certification for Multiemployer Defined Benefit Plans
Document Number: 2020-13519
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-24
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 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. Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning guidance to the annual certification for Multiemployer Defined Benefit Plans.
Privacy Act of 1974, as amended
Document Number: 2020-12898
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-24
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
In accordance with the requirements of the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended, the Department of the Treasury, Internal Revenue Service, gives notice of proposed modifications to system of records entitled: Treasury/IRS 60.000 Employee Protection System Records.
Qualified Transportation Fringe, Transportation and Commuting Expenses under Section 274
Document Number: 2020-13506
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-06-23
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury
This document contains proposed regulations to implement legislative changes to section 274 of the Internal Revenue Code (Code) effective for taxable years beginning after December 31, 2017. Specifically, the proposed regulations address the elimination of the deduction under section 274 for expenses related to certain transportation and commuting benefits provided by employers to their employees in taxable years beginning after December 31, 2017. The proposed regulations provide guidance to determine the amount of such expenses that is nondeductible and apply certain exceptions under section 274(e) that may allow such expenses to be deductible. These proposed regulations affect taxpayers who pay or incur such expenses.
Statutory Limitations on Like-Kind Exchanges
Document Number: 2020-11530
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-06-12
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
These proposed regulations provide guidance under the Internal Revenue Code (Code) to implement recent changes enacted in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. The proposed regulations amend the existing regulations to add a definition of real property to reflect statutory changes limiting section 1031 to exchanges of real property. The proposed regulations also provide a rule addressing a taxpayer's receipt of personal property that is incidental to real property the taxpayer receives in the exchange. The proposed regulations affect taxpayers that exchange business or investment property for other business or investment property and that must determine whether the exchanged properties are real property for purposes of section 1031.
Denial of Deduction for Certain Fines, Penalties, and Other Amounts; Information With Respect to Certain Fines, Penalties, and Other Amounts; Correction
Document Number: 2020-12628
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-06-11
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains a correction to a notice of proposed rulemaking (REG-104591-18) that was published in the Federal Register on May 13, 2020. The guidance on section 162(f) of the Internal Revenue Code (Code), as amended by legislation enacted in 2017, concerning the deduction of certain fines, penalties, and other amounts.
Tax on Excess Tax-Exempt Organization Executive Compensation
Document Number: 2020-11859
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-06-11
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document sets forth proposed regulations under section 4960 of the Internal Revenue Code (Code), which imposes an excise tax on remuneration in excess of $1,000,000 and any excess parachute payment paid by an applicable tax-exempt organization to any covered employee. The regulations affect certain tax-exempt organizations and certain entities that are treated as related to those organizations. This document also provides notice of a public hearing on these proposed regulations.
Special Rules To Reduce Section 1446 Withholding; Correcting Amendment
Document Number: 2020-11111
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-06-11
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains corrections to Treasury Decision 9394, which was published in the Federal Register on Tuesday, April 29, 2008. Treasury Decision 9394 contained final regulations regarding when a partnership may consider certain deductions and losses of a foreign partner to reduce or eliminate the partnership's obligation to pay withholding tax under section 1446 on effectively connected taxable income allocable under section 704 to such partner.
Certain Medical Care Arrangements
Document Number: 2020-12213
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-06-10
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains proposed regulations relating to section 213 of the Internal Revenue Code (Code) regarding the treatment of amounts paid for certain medical care arrangements, including direct primary care arrangements, health care sharing ministries, and certain government-sponsored health care programs. The proposed regulations affect individuals who pay for these arrangements or programs and want to deduct the amounts paid as medical expenses under section 213.
Dependent Defined; Notice of Proposed Rulemaking and Partial Withdrawal of Notice of Proposed Rulemaking
Document Number: 2020-10224
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-06-09
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains proposed regulations that clarify the definition of a ``qualifying relative'' for purposes of various provisions of the Internal Revenue Code (Code) for taxable years 2018 through 2025. These proposed regulations generally affect taxpayers who claim Federal income tax benefits that require a taxpayer to have a qualifying relative. This document also withdraws a portion of the proposed regulations published on January 19, 2017, addressing the support test for a qualifying relative, and proposes replacement language.
Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Taxpayer Communications Project Committee
Document Number: 2020-12307
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-08
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
An open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel's 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 Taxpayer Assistance Center Improvements Project Committee
Document Number: 2020-12302
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-08
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
An open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel's Taxpayer Assistance Center 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's Toll-Free Phone Line Project Committee
Document Number: 2020-12301
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-08
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
An open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel's 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's Notices and Correspondence Project Committee
Document Number: 2020-12300
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-08
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
An open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel's 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's Tax Forms and Publications Project Committee
Document Number: 2020-12299
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-08
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
An open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel's 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.
Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel's Special Projects Committee
Document Number: 2020-12298
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-08
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
An open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel's Special Projects 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: 2020-12297
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-08
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.
Electronic Tax Administration Advisory Committee Meeting
Document Number: 2020-12265
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-05
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Electronic Tax Administration Advisory Committee (ETAAC) will hold a virtual public meeting on Wednesday, June 24, 2020.
Art Advisory Panel-Notice of Availability of Report of 2019 Closed Meetings
Document Number: 2020-11938
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-03
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, and the Government in the Sunshine Act, a report summarizing the closed meeting activities of the Art Advisory Panel during Fiscal Year 2019 has been prepared. A copy of this report has been filed with the Assistant Secretary for Management of the Department of the Treasury.
Credit for Carbon Oxide Sequestration
Document Number: 2020-11907
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-06-02
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains proposed regulations regarding the credit for carbon oxide sequestration under section 45Q of the Internal Revenue Code (Code). These proposed regulations will affect persons who physically or contractually ensure the capture and disposal of qualified carbon oxide, use of qualified carbon oxide as a tertiary injectant in a qualified enhanced oil or natural gas recovery project, or utilization of qualified carbon oxide in a manner that qualifies for the credit.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Revenue Procedure 2004-47
Document Number: 2020-11789
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-02
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/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning Relief From Ruling Process For Making Late Reverse QTIP Election.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 1116
Document Number: 2020-11788
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-02
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/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning Foreign Tax Credit (Individual, Estate, or Trust).
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Cognitive and Psychological Research Coordinated by Statistics of Income on Behalf of All IRS Operations Functions
Document Number: 2020-11787
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-02
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/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning Cognitive and Psychological Research Coordinated by Statistics of Income on Behalf of All IRS Operations Functions.