[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 159 (Wednesday, August 17, 2011)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Pages 50949-50950]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-20987]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Internal Revenue Service

26 CFR Part 31

[REG-151687-10]
RIN 1545-BJ98


Withholding on Payments by Government Entities to Persons 
Providing Property or Services; Hearing

AGENCY: Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury.

ACTION: Notice of public hearing on proposed rulemaking.

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SUMMARY: This document provides notice of public hearing on proposed 
regulations relating to withholding by government entities on payments 
to persons providing property or services.

DATES: The public hearing is being held on Monday, September 12, 2011, 
at 10 a.m. The IRS must receive outlines of the topics to be discussed 
at the public hearing by Friday, September 2, 2011.

ADDRESSES: The public hearing is being held in the IRS Auditorium, 
Internal Revenue Service Building, 1111 Constitution Avenue, NW., 
Washington, DC 20224. Send Submissions to CC:PA:LPD:PR (REG-151687-10), 
Room 5205, Internal Revenue Service, P.O. Box 7604, Ben Franklin 
Station, Washington, DC 20044. Submissions may be hand-delivered Monday 
through Friday to CC:PA:LPD:PR (REG-151687-10), Couriers Desk, Internal 
Revenue Service, 1111 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC or sent 
electronically via the Federal erulemaking Portal at http://www.regulations.gov (REG-151687-10).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Concerning the regulations, A.G. 
Kelley, (202) 622-6040; concerning submissions of comments, the hearing 
and/or to be placed on the building access list to attend the hearing 
Funmi Taylor at (202) 622-7180 (not toll-free numbers).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The subject of the public hearing is the 
notice of proposed rulemaking (REG-151687-10), that was published in 
the Federal Register on Monday, May 9, 2011 (76 FR 26678).
    The rules of 26 CFR 601.601(a)(3) apply to the hearing. Persons who 
wish to present oral comments at the hearing that submitted written 
comments by August 8, 2011, must submit an outline of the topics to be 
addressed and the amount of time to be denoted to each topic (Signed 
original and eight copies).
    A period of 10 minutes is allotted to each person for presenting 
oral comments. After the deadline for receiving outlines has passed, 
the IRS will prepare an agenda containing the schedule of speakers. 
Copies of the agenda will be made available, free of charge, at the 
hearing or in the Freedom of Information Reading Room (FOIA RR) (Room 
1621) which is located at the 11th and Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., 
entrance, 1111 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC.
    Because of access restrictions, the IRS will not admit visitors 
beyond the immediate entrance area more than 30

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minutes before the hearing starts. For information about having your 
name placed on the building access list to attend the hearing, see the 
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section of this document.

LaNita VanDyke,
Chief, Publications and Regulations Branch, Legal Processing Division, 
Associate Chief Counsel, (Procedure and Administration).
[FR Doc. 2011-20987 Filed 8-16-11; 8:45 am]
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