Internal Revenue Bulletin:  2006-5 

January 30, 2006 

Announcement 2006-10

Substitute for Return; Hearing


AGENCY:

Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury.

ACTION:

Notice of public hearing on proposed rulemaking.

SUMMARY:

This document provides notice of public hearing on proposed regulations (REG-131739-03, 2005-36 I.R.B. 494) relating to the IRS preparing or executing returns for persons who fail to make required returns.

DATES:

The public hearing is being held on Wednesday, March 8, 2006, at 10 a.m. The IRS must receive outlines of the topics to be discussed at the hearing by Wednesday, February 15, 2006.

ADDRESSES:

The public hearing is being held in the IRS Auditorium, Internal Revenue Building, 1111 Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC. Due to building security procedures, visitors must enter at the Constitution Avenue entrance. In addition, all visitors must present photo identification to enter the building.

Mail outlines to: CC:PA:LPD:PR (REG-131739-03), room 5203, Internal Revenue Service, POB 7604, Ben Franklin Station, Washington, DC 20044. Submissions may be hand delivered Monday through Friday between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. to CC:PA:LPD:PR (REG-131739-03), Courier’s Desk, Internal Revenue Service, 1111 Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC. Alternatively, taxpayers may submit outlines electronically via the Federal eRulemaking Portal at www.regulations.gov (IRS and notice.comment@irscounsel.treas.gov (REG-131739-03).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Concerning submissions of comments, the hearing, and/or to be placed on the building access list to attend the hearing Treena Garrett, (202) 622-7180 (not a toll-free number).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

The subject of the public hearing is the notice of proposed rulemaking (REG-131739-03) that was published in the Federal Register on Monday, July 18, 2005 (70 FR 41165).

The rules of 26 CFR 601.601(a)(3) apply to the hearing. Persons who have submitted written or electronic comments and wish to present oral comments at the hearing must submit an outline of the topics to be discussed and the amount of time to be devoted to each topic (signed original and eight (8) copies) by February 15, 2006.

A period of 10 minutes is allotted to each person for presenting oral comments. After the deadline for receiving outlines has passed, the IRS will prepare an agenda containing the schedule of speakers. Copies of the agenda will be made available, free of charge, at the hearing. Because of access restrictions, the IRS will not admit visitors beyond the immediate entrance area more than 30 minutes before the hearing starts. For information about having your name placed on the building access list to attend the hearing, see the “FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT” section of this document.

Guy R. Traynor,
Federal Register Liaison,
Publications and Regulations Branch,
Legal Processing Division,
Associate Chief Counsel
(Procedures and Administration).

Note

(Filed by the Office of the Federal Register on January 13, 2006, 8:45 a.m., and published in the issue of the Federal Register for January 17, 2006, 71 F.R. 2497)


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