Announcement 2006-42

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Internal Revenue Bulletin 2006-27
July 3, 2006

Announcement 2006-42

Designated Roth Accounts Under Section 402A; Hearing


Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury.


Notice of public hearing on proposed rulemaking.


This document provides notice of public hearing on proposed regulations under sections 402(g), 402A, 403(b), and 408A of the Internal Revenue Code (Code) relating to designated Roth accounts.


The public hearing is being held on Wednesday, July 26, 2006, at 10 a.m. The IRS must receive outlines of the topics to be discussed at the hearing by Wednesday, July 5, 2006.


The public hearing is being held in the IRS Auditorium, Internal Revenue Building, 1111 Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC. Send submissions to: CC:PA:LPD:PR (REG-146459-05), room 5203, Internal Revenue Service, P.O. Box 7604, Ben Franklin Station, Washington, DC 20044. Submissions may be hand delivered Monday through Friday between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. to CC:PA:LPD:PR (REG-146459-05), Courier’s Desk, Internal Revenue Service, 1111 Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC. Alternatively, taxpayers may submit electronic outlines of oral comments via the IRS internet site at or via the Federal eRulemaking Portal at


Concerning the regulations, R. Lisa Mojiri-Azad, 202-622-6060 or Cathy A. Vohs, 202-622-6090; Concerning the submissions of comments, the hearing, and/or to be placed on the building access list to attend the hearing, Richard Hurst at or (202) 622-7180 (not a toll-free number).


The subject of the public hearing is the notice of proposed rulemaking (REG-146459-05, 2006-8 I.R.B. 504) that was published in the Federal Register on Thursday, January 26, 2006 (71 FR 4320).

The rules of 26 CFR 601.601(a)(3) applies to the hearing. Persons who wish to present oral comments at the hearing that submitted written comments by April 26, 2006, must submit an outline of the topics to be discussed and the amount of time to be devoted to each topic (signed original and eight (8) copies) by July 5, 2006.

A period of 10 minutes is allotted to each person for presenting oral comments. After the deadline for receiving outlines has passed, 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
Regulations Branch,
Legal Processing Division,
Associate Chief Counsel
(Procedure and Administration).

Note (Filed by the Office of the Federal Register on June 7, 2006, 8:45 a.m., and published in the issue of the Federal Register for June 8, 2006, 71 F.R. 33273)

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