Internal Revenue Bulletin:  2005-2 

January 10, 2005 

INCOME TAX


Rev. Rul. 2005-1 Rev. Rul. 2005-1

Low-income housing credit; satisfactory bond; “bond factor” amounts for the period January through March 2005. This ruling announces the monthly bond factor amounts to be used by taxpayers who dispose of qualified low-income buildings or interests therein during the period January through March 2005.

Rev. Rul. 2005-2 Rev. Rul. 2005-2

Federal rates; adjusted federal rates; adjusted federal long-term rate and the long-term exempt rate. For purposes of sections 382, 642, 1274, 1288, and other sections of the Code, tables set forth the rates for January 2005.

Notice 2005-1 Notice 2005-1

This notice provides general and transitional guidance relating to new section 409A of the Code, added as part of the American Jobs Creation Act of 2004. Section 409A provides certain rules relating to nonqualified deferred compensation plans, which generally are effective as of January 1, 2005. This notice provides general guidance with respect to what arrangements are covered by section 409A. In addition, this notice provides transitional guidance generally covering the calendar year 2005.


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