Announcement 2008-116

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Internal Revenue Bulletin:

2008-48 December 1, 2008

Announcement 2008-116

Section 108 Reduction of Tax Attributes for S Corporations; Hearing Cancellation



Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury


Cancellation of notice of public hearing on proposed rulemaking.


This document cancels a public hearing on proposed rulemaking (REG-102822-08, 2008-38 I.R.B. 744) that provides guidance on the manner in which an S corporation reduces its tax attributes under section 108(b) for taxable years in which the S corporation has discharge of indebteness income that is excluded from gross income under section 108(a).


The public hearing, originally scheduled for December 8, 2008 at 10 a.m. is cancelled.


Funmi Taylor of the Publications and Regulations Branch, Legal Processing Division, Associate Chief Counsel (Procedure and Administration) at (202) 622-7180 (not a toll-free number).


A notice of proposed rulemaking and a notice of public hearing that appeared in the Federal Register on Wednesday, August 6, 2008 (73 FR 45656) announced that a public hearing was scheduled for December 8, 2008, at 10 a.m. in the IRS Auditorium, Internal Revenue Building, 1111 Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC. The subject of the public hearing is under section 108 of the Internal Revenue Code.

The public comment period for the proposed rulemaking expired on November 4, 2008. The notice of proposed rulemaking and notice of public hearing instructed those interested in testifying at the public hearing to submit an outline of the topics to be addressed. As of Thursday, November 13, 2008, no one has requested to speak. Therefore, the public hearing scheduled for December 8, 2008, is cancelled.

LaNita Van Dyke,
Chief, Publications and Regulations Branch,
Legal Processing Division,
Associate Chief Counsel
(Procedure and Administration).


(Filed by the Office of the Federal Register on November 19, 2008, 8:45 a.m., and published in the issue of the Federal Register for November 20, 2008, 73 F.R. 70289)

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