Internal Revenue Bulletin:  2007-2 

January 8, 2007 

Announcement 2007-2

Railroad Track Maintenance Credit; Hearing Cancellation


AGENCY:

Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury.

ACTION:

Cancellation of notice of public hearing on proposed rulemaking by cross-reference to temporary regulations.

SUMMARY:

This document cancels a public hearing on proposed regulations (REG-142270-05, 2006-43 I.R.B. 791) by cross-reference to temporary regulations relating to the railroad track maintenance credit determined for qualified railroad track maintenance expenditures paid or incurred by a Class II or Class III railroad and other eligible taxpayers during the taxable year.

DATES:

The public hearing, originally scheduled for January 9, 2007 at 10 a.m. is cancelled.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Kelly Banks of the Publications and Regulations Branch, Legal Processing Division, Associate Chief Counsel (Procedure and Administration) at (202) 622-0392 (not a toll-free number).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

A notice of proposed rulemaking by cross-reference to temporary regulations and notice of public hearing that appeared in the Federal Register on Friday, September 8, 2006 (71 FR 53053), announced that a public hearing was scheduled for January 9, 2006, at 10 a.m. in the IRS Auditorium, New Carrollton Federal Building, 5000 Ellin Road, Lanham, MD 20706. The subject of the public hearing is under section 45G of the Internal Revenue Code.

The public comment period expired on December 7, 2006. The notice of proposed rulemaking by cross-reference to temporary regulations and notice of public hearing instructed those interested in testifying at the public hearing to submit an outline of the topics to be addressed. As of Monday, December 11, 2006, no one has requested to speak. Therefore, the public hearing scheduled for January 9, 2007, is cancelled.

LaNita Van Dyke,
Branch Chief, Publications and Regulations Branch,
Legal Processing Division,
Associate Chief Counsel
(Procedure and Administration).

Note

(Filed by the Office of the Federal Register on December 26, 2006, 8:45 a.m., and published in the issue of the Federal Register for December 27, 2006, 71 F.R. 77654)


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