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Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury.
Correcting amendment.Start Printed Page 45683
This document contains corrections to final regulations (TD 9673) that were published in the Federal Register on Wednesday, July 2, 2014 (79 FR 37633). The final regulations are relating to the use of longevity annuity contracts in tax qualified defined contribution plans.
This correction is effective August 6, 2014 and applicable beginning July 2, 2014.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Jamie Dvoretzky, at (202) 317-6799 (not a toll free number).End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
The final regulations (TD 9673) that are the subject of this correction is under section 401(a) of the Internal Revenue Code.
Need for Correction
As published, the final (TD 9673) contains errors that may prove to be misleading and are in need of clarification.Start List of Subjects
List of Subjects in 26 CFR Part 1
- Income taxes
- Reporting and recordkeeping requirements
Correction of Publication
Accordingly, 26 CFR part 1 is corrected by making the following correcting amendments:Start Part
PART 1—INCOME TAXESEnd Part Start Amendment Part
Paragraph 1. The authority citation for part 1 continues to read in part as follows:End Amendment Part Start Amendment Part
Par. 2. Section 1.401(a)(9)-6 is corrected by revising paragraph (c)(4)(i) introductory text, the second sentence of paragraph (d)(1)(ii)(B), and paragraph (d)(3)(i) to read as follows:End Amendment Part
(c) * * *
(4) * * *
(i) * * * In lieu of a life annuity payable to a designated beneficiary under paragraph (c)(1) or (2) of this A-17, a QLAC is permitted to provide for a benefit to be paid to a beneficiary after the death of the employee in an amount equal to excess of—
(d) * * *
(1) * * *
(ii) * * *
(B) * * * If the excess premium (including the fair market value of an annuity contract that is not intended to be a QLAC, if applicable) is returned to the non-QLAC portion of the employee's account after the last valuation date for the calendar year in which the excess premium was originally paid, then the employee's account balance for that calendar year must be increased to reflect that excess premium in the same manner as an employee's account balance is increased under A-2 of § 1.401(a)(9)-7 to reflect a rollover received after the last valuation date.
(3) * * *
(i) Structural deficiency. If a contract fails to be a QLAC at any time for a reason other than an excess premium described in paragraph (d)(1)(ii) of this A-17, then as of the date of purchase the contract will not be treated as a QLAC (for purposes of A-3(d) of § 1.401(a)(9)-5) or as a contract that is intended to be a QLAC (for purposes of paragraph (b) of this A-17).
Martin V. Franks,
Chief, Publications and Regulations Branch, Legal Processing Division, Associate Chief Counsel, (Procedure and Administration).
[FR Doc. 2014-18547 Filed 8-5-14; 8:45 am]
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