Tax withholding on payments to foreign persons; information reporting requirements; hearing
Federal Register, March 30, 2005, Page 16189-16195
Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury
Notice of proposed rulemaking and notice of public hearing
This document contains amendments to final regulations relating to the withholding of income tax under sections 1441 and 1442 on certain U.S. source income paid to foreign persons and related equirements governing collection, deposit, refunds, and credits of withheld amounts under sections 1461 through 1463. Additionally, this document contains amendments to final regulations under sections 6041, 6049, and 6114. These regulations affect persons making payments of U.S. source income to foreign persons.
Written or electronic comments must be received by June 28, 2005. Requests to speak (with outlines of oral comments to be discussed) at the public hearing scheduled for July 13, 2005, at 10 AM must be received by June 22, 2005.
Send submissions to: CC:PA:LPD:PR (REG-125443-01), room 5203, Internal Revenue Service, POB 7604, Ben Franklin Station, Washington, DC 20044. Submissions also may be hand-delivered Monday through Friday between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. to: CC:PA:LPD:PR (REG-125443-01), Courier's Desk, Internal Revenue Service 1111 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC, or sent electronically, via the IRS Internet site http://www.irs.gov/regs or via the Federal eRulemaking Portal site at http://www.regulations.gov (IRS and REG-125443-01). The public hearing will be held in the IRS Auditorium, Seventh Floor, Internal Revenue Building, 1111 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC.
Concerning the proposed regulations, Ethan Atticks, (202) 622-3840 (not a toll free number); concerning submissions of comments, the hearing, and/or to be placed on the building access list to attend the hearing, Robin Jones, (202) 622-7180 (not a toll free number).