Internal Revenue Bulletin:  2014-22 

May 27, 2014 

Announcement 2014–23

Definitions and Reporting Requirements for Shareholders of Passive Foreign Investment Companies; Correction


AGENCY:

Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury.

ACTION:

Correction to a notice of proposed rulemaking by cross reference to temporary regulations.

SUMMARY:

This document contains corrections to a notice of proposed rulemaking by cross-reference to temporary regulations (REG–140974–11) that was published in the Federal Register on Tuesday, December 31, 2013 (78 FR 79650). The proposed regulations provide guidance on determining the ownership of a passive foreign investment company (PFIC), the annual filing requirements for shareholders of PFICs, and an exclusion from certain filing requirements for shareholders that constructively own interests in certain foreign corporations.

DATES:

Written or electronic comments and requests for a public hearing for the notice of proposed rulemaking by cross-reference to temporary regulations published at 78 FR 79650, December 31, 2013, the comment period ended on March 31, 2014.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Susan E. Massey at (202) 317-6934 (not a toll free number).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

The notice of proposed rulemaking by cross-reference to temporary regulations (REG–140974–11) that is the subject of this document is under sections 1297, 1298, 6038, and 6046 of the Internal Revenue Code.

Need for Correction

As published, the notice of proposed rulemaking by cross-reference to temporary regulations (REG–140974–11) contains errors that may prove to be misleading and are in need of clarification.

Correction of Publication

Accordingly, the notice of proposed rulemaking (REG–140974–11), that was the subject of FR Doc. 2013–30845, is corrected as follows:

1. The authority citation for part 1 is amended by correcting the sectional authority for § 1.1298–1 to read in part as follows:

Authority: 26 U.S.C. 7805* * *

Section 1.1298–1 also issued under 26 U.S.C. 1298(f) and (g) * * *

§ 1.1298–1 [Corrected]

2. On Page 79652, column 1, the seventh line from the top of the page, the language “as the text of § 1.1298–1T(h) published” is corrected to read “as the text of § 1.1298–1T published”.

Martin V. Franks, Chief, Publications and Regulations Branch Legal Processing Division, Associate Chief Counsel (Procedure and Administration).


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