IRS Reproposes 1098-T Reporting Rules
Federal Register, April 29, 2002, Page 20923-20934
Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury Department.
Partial withdrawal of previous proposed rules; notice of proposed rulemaking and notice of public hearing.
<>This document withdraws in part proposed regulations relating to the information reporting requirements under section 6050S. This document also contains new proposed regulations relating to the information reporting requirements under section 6050S for qualified tuition and related expenses. These proposed regulations reflect changes to the law made by the Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997 and the amendments made by the Internal Revenue Service Restructuring and Reform Act of 1998 and Public Law 107-131. The regulations provide guidance to eligible educational institutions that enroll any individual for any academic period. The regulations also provide guidance to insurers that make reimbursements or refunds of qualified tuition and related expenses. This document provides notice of a public hearing on these proposed regulations.
Written or electronic comments must be received by July 29, 2002. Requests to speak and outlines of topics to be discussed at the public hearing scheduled for August 13, 2002, at 10 a.m. must be received by July 23, 2002.
Send submissions to: CC:ITA:RU (REG-161424-01), room 5226, Internal Revenue Service, POB 7604, Ben Franklin Station, Washington, DC 20044. Submissions may be hand delivered Monday through Friday between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. to: CC:ITA:RU (REG-161424-01), Courier's Desk, Internal Revenue Service, 1111 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC. Taxpayers may also submit electronic comments directly to the IRS Internet site at www.irs.gov/regs.
Concerning the regulations, Donna Welch, (202) 622-4910; concerning submissions of comments, the hearing and/or to be placed on the building access list to attend the hearing, Donna Poindexter, (202) 622-7180, and concerning the magnetic media filing specifications, waivers for filing on magnetic media, and extensions of time, contact the Internal Revenue Service, Martinsburg Computing Center, (304) 263-8700 (not toll-free numbers).