Internal Revenue Bulletin:  2011-40 

October 3, 2011 

INCOME TAX


Rev. Rul. 2011-21 Rev. Rul. 2011-21

Fringe benefits aircraft valuation formula. The Standard Industry Fare Level (SIFL) cents-per-mile rates and terminal charge in effect for the second half of 2011 are set forth for purposes of determining the value of noncommercial flights on employer-provided aircraft under section 1.61-2(g) of the regulations.

Notice 2011-76 Notice 2011-76

This notice grants each executor of an estate of a decedent who died in 2010 an automatic 6-month extension of time to file Form 706, United States Estate (and Generation-Skipping Transfer) Tax Return, or Form 706-NA, United States Estate (and Generation-Skipping Transfer) Tax Return, Estate of nonresident not a citizen of the United States, and to pay the estate tax, if the executor files an extension request. The notice also changes the due date of Form 8939, Allocation of Increase in Basis for Property Acquired From a Decedent, to January 17, 2012. In addition, it provides limited penalty relief to recipients who sold property in 2010 that they acquired from a decedent whose executor elected for the provisions of section 1022 of the Code to apply to such property. Finally, it extends the date to affirmatively allocate the generation-skipping transfer (GST) exemption and provides guidance on the application of the automatic allocation of GST exemption for decedents who died in 2010.

Announcement 2011-62 Announcement 2011-62

Results of the 2010-11 allocation round of the qualifying advanced coal project program. This announcement discloses the results of the 2010-11 allocation round under the qualifying advanced coal project program of section 48A of the Code (the “section 48A program”). The Service did not allocate any credits under the 2010-11 allocation round under the section 48A program. The announcement also serves notice to applicants that the 2011-12 allocation round is currently open for the section 48A program pursuant to Notice 2009-24.


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