Internal Revenue Bulletin:  2005-49 

December 5, 2005 

INCOME TAX


Rev. Rul. 2005-75 Rev. Rul. 2005-75

CPI adjustment for below-market loans for 2006. The amount that section 7872(g) of the Code permits a taxpayer to lend to a qualified continuing care facility without incurring imputed interest is published and adjusted for inflation for years 1987-2006. Rev. Rul. 2004-108 supplemented and superseded.

Rev. Rul. 2005-76 Rev. Rul. 2005-76

Section 1274A - inflation adjusted numbers for 2006. This ruling provides the dollar amounts, increased by the 2006 inflation adjustment, for section 1274A of the Code. Rev. Rul. 2004-107 supplemented and superseded.

Rev. Rul. 2005-77 Rev. Rul. 2005-77

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 December 2005.

Notice 2005-83 Notice 2005-83

This notice provides relief for certain health plans with non-calendar year renewal dates that otherwise qualify as high-deductible health plans (HDHPs), except that the plans provide state-mandated benefits without regard to a deductible or with a deductible below the minimum annual deductible specified in section 223(c)(2) of the Code. Notice 2004-43 amplified.

Notice 2005-86 Notice 2005-86

This notice provides guidance on the eligibility to contribute to a Health Savings Account (HSA) during the cafeteria plan grace period described in Notice 2005-42, 2005-23 I.R.B. 1204. Rev. Rul. 2004-45 and Notice 2005-42 amplified.

Notice 2005-89 Notice 2005-89

This notice provides that the Service will not treat a hotel, motel, or other establishment that otherwise satisfies the definition of “lodging facility” under section 856(d)(9) of the Code as other than a “lodging facility” if it is used to provide temporary housing to certain persons affected by Hurricane Katrina or Hurricane Rita, provided certain recordkeeping requirements are satisfied.

Rev. Proc. 2005-72 Rev. Proc. 2005-72

Insurance companies; loss reserves; discounting unpaid losses. The loss payment patterns and discount factors are set forth for the 2005 accident year. These factors will be used to compute discounted unpaid losses under section 846 of the Code.

Rev. Proc. 2005-73 Rev. Proc. 2005-73

Insurance companies; discounted estimated salvage recoverable. The salvage discount factors are set forth for the 2005 accident year. These factors will be used to compute discounted estimated salvage recoverable under section 832 of the Code.


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