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CommentOct 19, 2020 - 9:45am

Coalition Letter: Retention of Revenue Procedure 94-69

On October 19, 2020, the U.S. Chamber and 16 other Trade Organizations delivered these comments to the I.R.S. and Treasury regarding Revenue Procedure 94-69, providing special procedures for taxpayers that are subject to the (former) Coordinated Examination Program (“CEP”) to show additional tax due or make disclosures to avoid the imposition of accuracy-related penalties for negligence, disregard of rules or regulations, or substantial understatement of income tax – as requested in the I.R.S. News Release of August 19, 2020.

CommentOct 02, 2020 - 9:45am

Comments on EU Security of Network and Information Systems

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce welcomes the opportunity to provide comments on the European Commission’s (“Commission” consultation of the revision of the Directive (EU) 2016/1148 concerning measures for a common, high-level of security of network and information systems across the Union (“NIS Directive” or “the Directive”) aimed at fulfilling the Commission’s

CommentOct 01, 2020 - 3:30pm

Coalition Letter to Treasury & IRS on Remote Notarization

Edward KillenActing CommissionerTax Exempt and Governmental Entities Division999 N. Capitol Street, NWWashington, DC 20224 Carol WeiserBenefits Tax CounselU.S. Department of the Treasury1500 Pennsylvania Avenue, NWWashington, DC 20220

CommentSep 30, 2020 - 1:00pm

Chamber Leads Association Effort Urging U.S. Government to Engage European Privacy Regulators

In its Schrems II ruling, the European Court of Justice empowered EU data protection authorities (DPAs) to review companies' standard contractual clauses for transfers to non-adequate jurisdictions (i.e., the U.S.) and to invalidate them when protections are not "essentially equivalent." 

CommentSep 21, 2020 - 5:15pm

Multi-Association Letter to Minister Mary Ng on CEPA plastics issue

The Honorable Mary NgMinister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International TradeCanada Dear Minister Ng:

CommentSep 21, 2020 - 1:00pm

Comments to DOL Regarding Registration Requirements for Pooled Plan Providers

Office of Regulatiosn and Interpretations,Employee Benefit Security AdministrationRoom N-5655U.S. Department of Labor200 Constitution Avenue NWWashington, DC 20201Re: Registration Requirements for Pooled Plan Providers, RIN 1210-AB94

CommentSep 17, 2020 - 3:30pm

Letter to CA Gov Newsom Urging Veto of CA SB 973

The Honorable Gavin NewsomGovernor, State of California1303 10th Street, Suite 1173Sacramento, CA 95814 Via electronic mail: Veto of Senate Bill 973 Dear Governor Newsom:

CommentSep 16, 2020 - 5:45pm

U.S. Chamber Comments on REG-127732-19: Guidance under Section 954(b)(4) Regarding Income Subject to a High Rate of Foreign Tax

On September 16, 2020, the U.S. Chamber delivered these comments to the I.R.S. and Treasury on REG-127732-19, proposed regulations under the subpart F income and global intangible low-taxed income provisions of the Internal Revenue Code regarding the treatment of certain income that is subject to a high rate of foreign tax, as well as proposed regulations under the information reporting provisions for foreign corporations to facilitate the administration of certain rules in the proposed regulations, as published in the Federal Register on July 23, 2020.

CommentSep 15, 2020 - 5:00pm

Comments on the European Commission’s Pharmaceutical Strategy for Europe

This submission complements the Chamber’s ongoing support for the Commission’s work to remove trade barriers and to protect intellectual property (IP) in the European Union (EU) and internationally .

CommentSep 14, 2020 - 3:45pm

Comments to DOL on Paid Leave

Ms. Laurie Todd -SmithDirector, Women’ s BureauU.S. Department of Labor200 Constitution Avenue, N.W.Washington, DC 20210 Via Electronic Submission: www.regulations.govRE: Request for Information; Paid Leave (RIN 1290 -ZA03) Dear Ms. Todd -Smith: