Internal Revenue Bulletin:  2007-39 

September 24, 2007 

Announcement 2007-85

Employer Comparable Contributions to Health Savings Accounts Under Section 4980G; Hearing Cancellation


AGENCY:

Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury.

ACTION:

Cancellation of notice of public hearing on proposed rulemaking.

SUMMARY:

This document cancels a public hearing on proposed regulations (REG-143797-06, 2007-26 I.R.B. 1495) providing guidance on employer comparable contributions to Health Savings Accounts (HSAs).

DATES:

The public hearing, originally scheduled for September 28, 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 and notice of public hearing that appeared in the Federal Register on Friday, June 1, 2007 (72 FR 30501), announced that a public hearing was scheduled for September 28, 2007, at 10 a.m. in the IRS Auditorium, Internal Revenue Service, 1111 Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC. The subject of the public hearing is under section 4980G of the Internal Revenue Code.

The public comment period for these regulations expired on August 30, 2007. The notice of proposed rulemaking and notice of public hearing instructed those interested in testifying at the public hearing to submit a request to speak and an outline of the topics to be addressed by August 28, 2007. As of September 6, 2007, no one has requested to speak and therefore, the public hearing scheduled for September 28, 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 September 12, 2007, 8:45 a.m., and published in the issue of the Federal Register for September 13, 2007, 72 F.R. 52319)


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