Internal Revenue Service July 2019 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Proposed Extension of Information Collection Request Submitted for Public Comment; Comment Request Concerning Information Reporting for Hedging Transactions and Third-Party Network Transactions
Document Number: 2019-16189
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-30
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 information reporting for hedging transactions.
Proposed Extension of Information Collection Request Submitted for Public Comment; Comment Request Concerning Form 8610 and Schedule A (Form 8610)
Document Number: 2019-16188
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-30
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 Form 8610, Annual Low-Income Housing Credit Agencies Report, and Schedule A (Form 8610), Carryover Allocation of Low-Income Housing Credit.
Proposed Extension of Information Collection Request Submitted for Public Comment; Comment Request Concerning Qualified Conservation Contributions
Document Number: 2019-16187
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-30
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 qualified conservation contributions.
Proposed Extension of Information Collection Request Submitted for Public Comment; Comment Request Concerning Information Reporting for SS-8 and SS-8(PR)
Document Number: 2019-16186
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-30
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 information reporting for requesting a determination of the status of a worker under the common law rules for purposes of federal employment taxes and income tax withholding.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 13614-NR
Document Number: 2019-16061
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-30
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 continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The IRS is soliciting comments concerning nonresident alien intake and interview data.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 8233
Document Number: 2019-16060
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-30
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 continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The IRS is soliciting comments concerning nonresident alien individuals withholding exemption claim on compensation for independent and certain dependent personal services based on a tax treaty.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Revenue Procedure 2014-49
Document Number: 2019-16059
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-30
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 Revenue Procedure 2014-49, Disaster Relief.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 13803
Document Number: 2019-16058
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-30
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 Form 13803, Application to Participate in the Income Verification Express Service (IVES) Program.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2019-16057
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-30
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 continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 706-A
Document Number: 2019-16056
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-30
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS), 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 information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The IRS is soliciting comments concerning United States Additional Estate Tax Return.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 1099-NEC
Document Number: 2019-16055
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-30
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 Form 1099-NEC, Nonemployee Compensation.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 4506-T and 4506-C
Document Number: 2019-15705
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-24
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 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 Form 4506-T, Request for Transcript of Return and 4506-C, IVES Request for Transcript of Tax Return.
Withholding of Tax and Information Reporting With Respect to Interests in Partnerships Engaged in the Conduct of a U.S. Trade or Business; Hearing
Document Number: 2019-15676
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-07-24
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document provides a notification of public hearing on proposed regulations to implement certain sections of the Internal Revenue Code, including sections added to the Internal Revenue Code by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, that relate to the withholding of tax and information reporting with respect to certain dispositions of interests in partnerships engaged in the conduct of a trade or business within the United States.
Allocation of Creditable Foreign Taxes
Document Number: 2019-15362
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-07-24
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains final regulations with respect to a provision of the Internal Revenue Code (Code) that addresses the allocation by a partnership of foreign income taxes. These regulations are necessary to improve the operation of an existing safe harbor rule that determines whether allocations of creditable foreign tax expenditures are deemed to be in accordance with the partners' interests in the partnership. The regulations affect partnerships that pay or accrue foreign income taxes and partners in such partnerships.
Regulations on the Requirement To Notify the IRS of Intent To Operate as a Section 501(c)(4) Organization
Document Number: 2019-15614
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-07-23
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains final regulations relating to the section 506 requirement, added by the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015 (the PATH Act), enacted on December 18, 2015, that organizations described in section 501(c)(4) of the Internal Revenue Code (Code) must notify the IRS, no later than 60 days after their establishment, of their intent to operate under section 501(c)(4).
Income Inclusion When Lessee Treated as Having Acquired Investment Credit Property
Document Number: 2019-15497
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-07-19
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains final regulations that provide guidance concerning the income inclusion rules under section 50(d)(5) of the Internal Revenue Code (Code) that are applicable to a lessee of investment credit property when a lessor of such property elects to treat the lessee as having acquired the property. These final regulations also provide rules to coordinate the section 50(a) recapture rules with the section 50(d)(5) income inclusion rules. In addition, these final regulations provide rules regarding income inclusion upon a lease termination, lease disposition by a lessee, or disposition of a partner's or S corporation shareholder's entire interest in a lessee partnership or S corporation outside of the recapture period. Accordingly, these regulations will affect lessees of investment credit property when the lessor of the property makes an election to treat the lessee as having acquired the property and an investment credit is determined under section 46 with respect to such lessee.
Regulations Regarding Advance Payments for Goods and Long-Term Contracts
Document Number: 2019-14947
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-07-15
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains final regulations that streamline IRS regulations by removing regulations that are no longer necessary after the enactment of recent tax legislation. Specifically, these final regulations remove existing regulations regarding advance payments for goods and long-term contracts. These final regulations affect accrual method taxpayers who receive advance payments for goods, including those for inventoriable goods.
Organizations Under Common Control; Eighty Percent Control Test for a Brother-Sister Controlled Group; Correcting Amendment
Document Number: 2019-14424
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-07-11
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains a correction to Treasury Decision 8179, which was published in the Federal Register for Wednesday, March 2, 1988. Treasury Decision 8179 issued final regulations and withdrew temporary regulations relating to organizations under common control for purposes of certain rules relating to pension, profit-sharing, and stock bonus plans. Treasury Decision 8179 was corrected on May 9, 1988; however, the corrections were not properly incorporated into the Code of Federal Regulations.
Guidance on Passive Foreign Investment Companies
Document Number: 2019-12030
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-07-11
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains proposed regulations under sections 1291, 1297, and 1298 of the Internal Revenue Code (``Code'') regarding the determination of ownership in a passive foreign investment company within the meaning of section 1297(a) (``PFIC'') and the treatment of certain income received or accrued by a foreign corporation and assets held by a foreign corporation for purposes of section 1297. The regulations provide guidance regarding when a foreign corporation is a qualifying insurance corporation (``QIC'') under section 1297(f) of the Code and the amounts of income and assets that a QIC excludes from passive income and assets pursuant to section 1297(b)(2)(B) (``PFIC insurance exception'') for purposes of section 1297(a). The regulations also clarify the application and scope of certain rules that determine whether a United States person that directly or indirectly holds stock in a PFIC is treated as a shareholder of the PFIC, and whether a foreign corporation is a PFIC. The regulations affect United States persons with direct or indirect ownership interests in certain foreign corporations.
Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Joint Committee
Document Number: 2019-14706
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-10
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.
Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel's Tax Forms and Publications Project Committee
Document Number: 2019-14705
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-10
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 Notices and Correspondence Project Committee
Document Number: 2019-14704
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-10
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 Toll-Free Phone Line Project Committee
Document Number: 2019-14703
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-10
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 Special Projects Committee
Document Number: 2019-14702
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-10
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 Taxpayer Communications Project Committee
Document Number: 2019-14701
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-10
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 Project Committee
Document Number: 2019-14700
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-10
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 Joint Committee
Document Number: 2019-14699
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-10
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.
Multiple Employer Plans
Document Number: 2019-14123
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-07-03
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document sets forth proposed regulations relating to the tax qualification of plans maintained by more than one employer. These plans, maintained pursuant to section 413(c) of the Internal Revenue Code (Code), are often referred to as multiple employer plans or MEPs. The proposed regulations would provide an exception, if certain requirements are met, to the application of the ``unified plan rule'' for a defined contribution MEP in the event of a failure by an employer participating in the plan to satisfy a qualification requirement or to provide information needed to determine compliance with a qualification requirement. These proposed regulations would affect MEPs, participants in MEPs (and their beneficiaries), employers participating in MEPs, and MEP plan administrators.
Guidance on the Determination of the Section 4968 Excise Tax Applicable to Certain Private Colleges and Universities
Document Number: 2019-13935
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-07-03
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains proposed regulations for determining the excise tax applicable to the net investment income of certain private colleges and universities, as provided by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. These regulations affect applicable educational institutions and their related organizations.
Use of Truncated Taxpayer Identification Numbers on Forms W-2, Wage and Tax Statement, Furnished to Employees
Document Number: 2019-11500
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-07-03
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains final regulations under sections 6051 and 6052 of the Internal Revenue Code (Code). To aid employers' efforts to protect employees from identity theft, these regulations amend existing regulations to permit employers to voluntarily truncate employees' social security numbers (SSNs) on copies of Forms W-2, Wage and Tax Statement, that are furnished to employees so that the truncated SSNs appear in the form of IRS truncated taxpayer identification numbers (TTINs). These regulations also amend the regulations under section 6109 to clarify the application of the truncation rules to Forms W-2 and to add an example illustrating the application of these rules. Additionally, these regulations delete obsolete provisions and update cross references in the regulations under sections 6051 and 6052. These regulations affect employers who are required to furnish Forms W-2 and employees who receive Forms W-2.
Self-Employment Tax Treatment of Partners in a Partnership That Owns a Disregarded Entity
Document Number: 2019-14121
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-07-02
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains final regulations that clarify the employment tax treatment of partners in a partnership that owns a disregarded entity. These regulations affect partners in a partnership that owns a disregarded entity.
Recognition and Deferral of Section 987 Gain or Loss; Correction
Document Number: 2019-13615
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-07-01
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains corrections to final regulations (TD 9857) that were published in the Federal Register on Monday, May 13, 2019. The final regulations are relating to combinations and separations of qualified business units (QBUs) subject to section 987 and the recognition and deferral of foreign currency gain or loss with respect to a QBU subject to section 987 in connection with certain QBU terminations and certain other transactions involving partnerships.