Internal Revenue Bulletin:  2006-35 

August 28, 2006 

INCOME TAX


Rev. Rul. 2006-41 Rev. Rul. 2006-41

LIFO; price indexes; department stores. The June 2006 Bureau of Labor Statistics price indexes are accepted for use by department stores employing the retail inventory and last-in, first-out inventory methods for valuing inventories for tax years ended on, or with reference to, June 30, 2006.

Rev. Rul. 2006-42 Rev. Rul. 2006-42

Levy on bank account. This ruling explains that a superpriority lien argument is not a defense to a levy. If a bank has such an argument, it must file a wrongful levy suit within nine months of the levy. Otherwise, the statute of limitations bars such a suit.

T.D. 9272 T.D. 9272

Final, temporary, and proposed regulations under section 860G of the Code relate to income that is associated with a residual interest in a Real Estate Mortgage Investment Conduit (REMIC) and that is allocated through certain entities to foreign persons who have invested in those entities. The regulations accelerate the time when income is recognized for withholding tax purposes to conform to the timing of income recognition for general income tax purposes.

REG-159929-02 REG-159929-02

Final, temporary, and proposed regulations under section 860G of the Code relate to income that is associated with a residual interest in a Real Estate Mortgage Investment Conduit (REMIC) and that is allocated through certain entities to foreign persons who have invested in those entities. The regulations accelerate the time when income is recognized for withholding tax purposes to conform to the timing of income recognition for general income tax purposes.

T.D. 9275 T.D. 9275

Final regulations under section 410 of the Code implement a statutory directive of the Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2001 (EGTRRA) to amend section 1.410(b)-6(g) of the regulations. The final regulations permit, in certain circumstances, employees of a tax-exempt organization described in section 501(c)(3) to be excluded for the purpose of testing whether a section 401(k) plan (or a section 401(m) plan that is provided under the same general arrangement as the section 401(k) plan of the employer) meets the requirements for minimum coverage specified in section 410(b). The regulations affect tax-exempt employers described in section 501(c)(3), retirement plans sponsored by these employers, and participants in these plans.


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