Announcement 2008-99

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Internal Revenue Bulletin:

2008-44 November 3, 2008

Announcement 2008-99

Income, Excise, and Estate and Gift Taxes; Effective Dates and Other Issues Arising Under the Employee Benefit Provisions of the Tax Reform Act of 1984; Correction



Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury.


Correcting amendment.


This document contains a correction to temporary regulations (T.D. 8073, 1986-1 C.B. 45) that were published in the Federal Registeron Tuesday, February 4, 1986 (51 FR 4312) relating to effective dates and certain other issues arising under sections 91, 223, and 511-561 of the Tax Reform Act of 1984. This action is necessary because of changes to the applicable tax law made by the Tax Reform Act of 1984. The temporary regulations will affect qualified employee benefit plans, welfare benefit funds and employees receiving benefits through such plans.


This correction is effective October 9, 2008, and is applicable after December 31, 1985.


Melissa A. D’Ambrose, (202) 622-6080 (not a toll-free number).



The temporary regulations that are the subject of this document are under sections 72, 79, 125, 133, 402, 404, 419, 461, 463, 505, 512, and 1042 of the Internal Revenue Code.

Need for Correction

As published, temporary regulations (T.D. 8073) contain an error that may prove to be misleading and is in need of clarification.

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Correction of Publication

Accordingly, 26 CFR part 1 is corrected by making the following correcting amendment:


Paragraph 1. The authority citation for part 1 continues to read, in part, as follows:

Authority: 26 U.S.C. 7805 * * *

Par. 2. Section 1.512(a)-5T A-3: (b) is amended by revising the second sentence to read as follows:

§1.512(a)-5T Questions and answers relating

to the unrelated business taxable income of organizations described in paragraphs (9), (17) or (20) of section 501(c) (temporary). * * * * *

A-3: * * *

(b) * * * For purposes of section 512(a)(3)(B), member contributions include both employee contributions and employer contributions to the VEBA, SUB, or GLSO.

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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 October 8, 2008, 8:45 a.m., and published in the issue of the Federal Register for October 9, 2008, 73 F.R. 59501)

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