ACTION: Notice of public hearing on proposed rulemaking.
This document contains a notice of public hearing on proposed regulations
(REG-138647-04, 2005-41 I.R.B. 697) providing guidance on employer comparable
contributions to Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) under section 4980G.
The public hearing is being held on February 23, 2006, at 10 a.m. The
IRS must receive outlines of the topics to be discussed at the hearing by
February 2, 2006.
The public hearing is being held in the IRS Auditorium, Internal Revenue
Service Building, 1111 Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC. Send submissions
to: CC:PA:LPD:PR (REG-138647-04), Room 5203, Internal Revenue Service, POB
7604, Ben Franklin Station, Washington, DC 20044. Submissions may be hand
delivered between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. to CC:PA:LPD:PR (REG-138647-04),
Courier’s Desk, Internal Revenue Service, 1111 Constitution Avenue,
NW, Washington, DC. Alternatively, taxpayers may submit electronic outlines
of oral comments directly to the IRS Internet site http://www.irs.gov/regs.
Concerning submission of comments, the hearing, and/or to be placed
on the building access to attend the hearing, Kelly Banks at (202) 622-7180
(not a toll-free number).
The subject of the public hearing is the notice of proposed rulemaking
(REG-138647-04) that was published in the Federal Register on
August 26, 2005 (70 FR 50233).
The rules of 26 CFR 601.601(a)(3) apply to the hearing.
A period of 10 minutes is allotted to each person for presenting oral
comments. 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.
Because of access restrictions, the IRS will not admit visitors beyond
the immediate entrance area more than 30 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.
Guy R. Traynor,
Chief, Publications and
(Procedure and Administration).
(Filed by the Office of the Federal Register on December 21, 2005, 8:45
a.m., and published in the issue of the Federal Register for December 22,
2005, 70 F.R. 75998)
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