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Proposed Rule

Awards of Attorney's Fees and Other Costs Based Upon Qualified Offers; Hearing Cancellation

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AGENCY:

Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury.

ACTION:

Cancellation of notice of public hearing on proposed rulemaking.

SUMMARY:

This document provides notice of cancellation of a public hearing on proposed rulemaking issuing temporary regulations relating to the circumstances in which a party, by reason of having made a qualified offer, will be entitled to an award of court costs and certain fees in a civil tax proceedings brought in a court of the United States (including the Tax Court).

DATES:

The public hearing originally scheduled for May 23, 2001 at 10 a.m., is cancelled.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Treena Garrett of the Regulations Unit, Office of Special Counsel (Modernization & Strategic Planning), (202) 622-7180 (not a toll-free number).

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

A notice of proposed rulemaking and notice of public hearing that appeared in the Federal Register on Thursday, January 4, 2001, (66 FR 749), announced that a public hearing was scheduled for Wednesday, May 23, 2001, at 10 a.m., in Room 4718, Internal Revenue Service Building, 1111 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC. The subject of the public hearing is proposed rulemaking under section 7430 of the Internal Revenue. The public comment period for these proposed regulations expired on Wednesday, April 4, 2001.

The notice of proposed rulemaking and notice of public hearing, instructed those interested in testifying at the public hearing to submit a request to speak and an outline of the topics to be addressed. As of Wednesday, May 9, 2001, no one has requested to speak. Therefore, the public hearing scheduled for Wednesday, May 23, 2001, is cancelled.

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Cynthia E. Grigsby,

Chief, Regulations Unit, Office of Special Counsel (Modernization and Strategic Planning).

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[FR Doc. 01-12223 Filed 5-14-01; 8:45 am]

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