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REG-103330-97 November 20, 1997

IRS Adoption Taxpayer Identification Numbers

[4830-01-u] DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service 26 CFR Part 301 [REG-103330-97] RIN 1545-AV08

TITLE: IRS Adoption Taxpayer Identification Numbers

AGENCY: Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury.

ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking by cross-reference to temporary regulations and notice of public hearing.

SUMMARY: In the Rules and Regulations section of this issue of the Federal Register, the IRS is issuing temporary regulations under section 6109 relating to taxpayer identifying numbers. The temporary regulations provide rules for obtaining and using IRS adoption taxpayer identification numbers. The temporary regulations assist individuals who are in the process of adopting children and wish to claim certain tax benefits with respect to these children. The text of those temporary regulations also serves as the text of these proposed regulations. This document also provides notice of a public hearing on these proposed regulations.

DATES: Written comments must be received by February 23, 1998. Requests to speak and outlines of topics to be discussed at the public hearing scheduled for March 4, 1998, at 10: 00 a.m., must be received by February 11, 1998.

ADDRESSES: Send submissions to: CC:DOM:CORP: R (REG-103330-97), room 5228, Internal Revenue Service, POB 7604, Ben Franklin Station, Washington, DC 20044. Submissions may be hand delivered between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. to: CC:DOM:CORP: R (REG-103330-97), Courier's Desk, Internal Revenue Service, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC. Taxpayers may also submit comments electronically via the internet by selecting the "Tax Regs" option on the IRS Home Page, or by submitting comments directly to the IRS internet site at http: // The public hearing will be held in Room 2615, Internal Revenue Building, 1111 Constitution Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Concerning the proposed regulations, Michael L. Gompertz, (202) 622-4910; concerning submissions and the hearing, Michael Slaughter, (202) 622-7190 (not toll-free numbers).

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