Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury.
Withdrawal of notice of proposed rulemaking.
This document withdraws the notice of proposed rulemaking relating to Internal Revenue Code section 7433 that was published in the Federal Register on Wednesday, December 31, 1997. The proposed regulations implemented provisions of the Taxpayer Bill of Rights 2 (TBOR2). TBOR2 raised the cap on damages under section 7433 and eliminated the jurisdictional prerequisite requiring a taxpayer to exhaust administrative remedies before filing a civil damage action.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Kevin Connelly, 202-622-3640 (not a toll-free call).End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
On Wednesday, December 31, 1997, the IRS issued proposed regulations titled Civil Cause of Action for Certain Unauthorized Collection Actions (62 FR 68242). Because the Internal Revenue Service Restructuring and Reform Act of 1998 substantially amended section 7433, including sections that TBOR2 had previously amended, we are withdrawing these proposed regulations (REG-251502-96). A new notice of proposed rulemaking containing both the statutory provisions of TBOR2 and RRA1998 with respect to damage actions under section 7433, as well as section 7426, has been opened.Start List of Subjects
List of Subjects in 26 CFR Part 301
- Employment taxes
- Estate taxes
- Excise taxes
- Gift taxes
- Income taxes
- Reporting and recordkeeping requirements
Withdrawal of Notice of Proposed RulemakingStart Signature
Robert E. Wenzel,
Deputy Commissioner of Internal Revenue.
[FR Doc. 02-5112 Filed 3-1-02; 8:45 am]
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