Internal Revenue Service August 2013 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Mixed Straddles; Straddle-by-Straddle Identification Under Section 1092(b)(2)(A)(i)(I)
Document Number: 2013-18702
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-08-02
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains guidance for those taxpayers electing to establish a mixed straddle using straddle-by-straddle identification. These temporary regulations explain how to account for unrealized gain or loss on a position held by a taxpayer prior to the time the taxpayer establishes a mixed straddle using straddle-by- straddle identification. The text of these temporary regulations also serves as the text of the proposed regulations (REG-112815-12) set forth in the Proposed Rules section in this issue of the Federal Register.
Mixed Straddles; Straddle-by-Straddle Identification Under Section 1092(b)(2)(A)(i)(I)
Document Number: 2013-18701
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-08-02
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
In the Rules and Regulations section of this issue of the Federal Register the Treasury Department and the IRS are issuing temporary regulations that explain how to account for unrealized gain or loss on a position held by a taxpayer prior to the time the taxpayer establishes a mixed straddle using straddle-by-straddle identification. The text of the temporary regulations also serves as the text of these proposed regulations. This document also provides notice of a public hearing on these proposed regulations.
Certain Transfers of Property to Regulated Investment Companies [RICs] and Real Estate Investment Trusts [REITs]
Document Number: 2013-18695
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-08-02
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains final regulations under section 337(d) of the Internal Revenue Code. These regulations provide guidance concerning certain transfers of property from a C corporation to a Regulated Investment Company (RIC) or a Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT). These regulations will affect the parties to such transactions.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project
Document Number: 2013-18687
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-08-02
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 certain elections under the technical and miscellaneous revenue act of 1988 and the redesignation of certain other temporary elections regulations.
Reimbursed Entertainment Expenses
Document Number: 2013-18559
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-08-01
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains final regulations regarding the exception to the deduction limitations on certain expenditures paid or incurred under reimbursement or other expense allowance arrangements. These final regulations affect taxpayers that pay or receive advances, allowances, or reimbursements under reimbursement or other expense allowance arrangements and clarify the rules for these arrangements.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 706
Document Number: 2013-18509
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-08-01
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 706, United States Estate (and Generation-Skipping Transfer) Tax Return.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 1118
Document Number: 2013-18508
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-08-01
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 1118, Foreign Tax Credit-Corporations.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project
Document Number: 2013-18506
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-08-01
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 nonbank trustees.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project
Document Number: 2013-18497
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-08-01
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 capitalization of certain policy acquisition expenses.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 1098-E
Document Number: 2013-18496
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-08-01
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 1098-E, Student Loan Interest Statement.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 990-N
Document Number: 2013-18495
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-08-01
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 990-N, Electronic Notice (e-Postcard) for Tax-Exempt Organizations not Required To file Form 990 or 990-EZ.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 8855
Document Number: 2013-18494
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-08-01
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 8855, Election To Treat a Qualified Revocable Trust as Party of an Estate.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2013-18485
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-08-01
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)).