Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 8945, 23133-23134 [2017-10120]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 96 / Friday, May 19, 2017 / Notices http://www.regulations.gov. Interested parties may comment on the effect this action may have on U.S. vessel builders or businesses in the U.S. that use U.S.flag vessels. If MARAD determines, in accordance with 46 U.S.C. 12121 and MARAD’s regulations at 46 CFR part 388, that the issuance of the waiver will have an unduly adverse effect on a U.S.vessel builder or a business that uses U.S.-flag vessels in that business, a waiver will not be granted. Comments should refer to the docket number of this notice and the vessel name in order for MARAD to properly consider the comments. Comments should also state the commenter’s interest in the waiver application, and address the waiver criteria given in § 388.4 of MARAD’s regulations at 46 CFR part 388. Privacy Act In accordance with 5 U.S.C. 553(c), DOT/MARAD solicits comments from the public to better inform its rulemaking process. DOT/MARAD posts these comments, without edit, to www.regulations.gov, as described in the system of records notice, DOT/ALL– 14 FDMS, accessible through www.dot.gov/privacy. In order to facilitate comment tracking and response, we encourage commenters to provide their name, or the name of their organization; however, submission of names is completely optional. Whether or not commenters identify themselves, all timely comments will be fully considered. If you wish to provide comments containing proprietary or confidential information, please contact the agency for alternate submission instructions. By Order of the Maritime Administrator. Dated: May 16, 2017. T. Mitchell Hudson, Jr., Secretary, Maritime Administration. [FR Doc. 2017–10200 Filed 5–18–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–81–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Advisory Board: Notice of Meeting Pursuant to Section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92–463; 5 U.S.C. App. I), notice is hereby given of a meeting of the Advisory Board of the Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation (SLSDC). The meeting will be held from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. (EDT) on Monday, June 26, 2017 via conference call at the SLSDC’s Policy Headquarters, 55 M Street SE., Suite 930, Washington, DC VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:15 May 18, 2017 Jkt 241001 20003. The agenda for this meeting will be as follows: Opening Remarks; Consideration of Minutes of Past Meeting; Quarterly Report; Old and New Business; Closing Discussion; Adjournment. Attendance at the meeting is open to the interested public but limited to the space available. With the approval of the Administrator, members of the public may present oral statements at the meeting. Persons wishing further information should contact, not later than Wednesday, June 21, 2017, Wayne Williams, Chief of Staff, Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590; 202–366–0091. Any member of the public may present a written statement to the Advisory Board at any time. Issued at Washington, DC, on May 15, 2017. Carrie Lavigne, Chief Counsel. [FR Doc. 2017–10109 Filed 5–18–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–61–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Office of the Comptroller of the Currency [OCC Charter Number 703691] Heritage Bank of St. Tammany, Covington, Louisiana; Approval of Conversion Application Notice is hereby given that on May 15, 2017, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) approved the application of Heritage Bank of St. Tammany, Covington, Louisiana, to convert to the stock form of organization. Copies of the application are available on the OCC Web site at the FOIA Reading Room (https://foiapal.occ.gov/palMain.aspx) under Mutual to Stock Conversion Applications. If you have any questions, please contact Licensing Activities at (202) 649–6260. Dated: May 15, 2017. By the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency. Donald W. Dwyer, Thrift Licensing Lead Expert. [FR Doc. 2017–10206 Filed 5–18–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–33–P PO 00000 Frm 00181 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 23133 DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice of information gathering meeting. AGENCY: An open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel with the Internal Revenue Service for strategic planning. The Internal Revenue Service is seeking the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel’s input for this project. DATES: The meeting will be held Thursday, June 22, 2017. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Gretchen Swayzer at 1–888–912–1227 or 469–801–0769. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given pursuant to Section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. (1988) that a meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Committee will be held Thursday, June 22, 2017, at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time via teleconference. The public is invited to make oral comments or submit written statements for consideration. Due to limited conference lines, notification of intent to participate must be made with Gretchen Swayzer. For more information please contact: Gretchen Swayzer at 1–888–912–1227 or 469– 801–0769, Taxpayer Advocate Service, 4050 Alpha Rd., Farmers Branch, TX 75244, or contact us at the Web site: http://www.improveirs.org. The agenda will include a discussion on various special topics with IRS processes. SUMMARY: Dated: May 12, 2017. Antoinette Ross, Acting Director, Taxpayer Advocacy Panel. [FR Doc. 2017–10118 Filed 5–18–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 8945 Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: The Department of the Treasury, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\19MYN1.SGM 19MYN1 asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 23134 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 96 / Friday, May 19, 2017 / Notices other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning the PTIN Supplemental Application For U.S. Citizens Without A Social Security Number Due To Conscientious Reasons. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before July 18, 2017 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Tuawana Pinkston, Internal Revenue Service, Room 6141, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the form and instructions should be directed to R. Joseph Durbala, at Internal Revenue Service, Room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington DC 20224, or through the internet, at RJoseph.Durbala@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: PTIN Supplemental Application For U.S. Citizens Without A Social Security Number Due To Conscientious Reasons. OMB Number: 1545–2188. Form Number: 8945. Abstract: Most individuals applying for a Preparer Tax Identification Number (PTIN) will have a social security number, which will be used to help establish their identity. However, there exists a population of U.S. residents that are religious objectors and do not have social security numbers. Form 8945 is being created to assist that population in establishing their identity while applying for a PTIN. Current Actions: There is no change in the paperwork burden previously approved by OMB. This form is being submitted for renewal purposes only. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Businesses and other for-profit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 500. Estimated Time per Respondent: 7 hrs., 11 min. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 3,590. The following paragraph applies to all of the collections of information covered by this notice: An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless the collection of information displays a valid OMB control number. Books or records relating to a collection of information must be retained as long as their contents may become material VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:15 May 18, 2017 Jkt 241001 in the administration of any internal revenue law. Generally, tax returns and tax return information are confidential, as required by 26 U.S.C. 6103. Request for Comments: Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval. All comments will become a matter of public record. Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology; and (e) estimates of capital or start-up costs and costs of operation, maintenance, and purchase of services to provide information. Approved: May 11, 2017. R. Joseph Durbala, IRS, Tax Analyst. [FR Doc. 2017–10120 Filed 5–18–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Survey of Foreign Ownership of U.S. Securities as of June 30, 2017 Departmental Offices, Department of the Treasury. ACTION: Notice of reporting requirements. AGENCY: By this Notice and in accordance with 31 CFR 129, the Department of the Treasury is informing the public that it is conducting a mandatory survey of foreign ownership of U.S. securities as of June 30, 2017. This mandatory survey is conducted under the authority of the International Investment and Trade in Services Survey. This Notice constitutes legal notification to all United States persons (defined below) who meet the reporting requirements set forth in this Notice that they must respond to, and comply with, this survey. Additional copies of the reporting forms SHLA (2017) and instructions may be printed from the Internet at: http://www.treasury.gov/ resource-center/data-chart-center/tic/ Pages/forms-sh.aspx. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Definition: A U.S. person is any individual, branch, partnership, associated group, association, estate, SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00182 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 trust, corporation, or other organization (whether or not organized under the laws of any State), and any government (including a foreign government, the United States Government, a State or local government, and any agency, corporation, financial institution, or other entity or instrumentality thereof, including a government-sponsored agency), who resides in the United States or is subject to the jurisdiction of the United States. Who Must Report: The panel for this survey is based primarily on the level of foreign resident holdings of U.S. securities reported on the June 2014 benchmark survey of foreign resident holdings of U.S. securities, and on the Aggregate Holdings of Long-Term Securities by U.S. and Foreign Residents (TIC SLT) report as of December 2016, and will consist mostly of the largest reporters. Entities required to report will be contacted individually by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Entities not contacted by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York have no reporting responsibilities. What To Report: This report will collect information on foreign resident holdings of U.S. securities, including equities, short-term debt securities (including selected money market instruments), and long-term debt securities. How To Report: Copies of the survey forms and instructions, which contain complete information on reporting procedures and definitions, may be obtained at the Web site address given above in the SUMMARY, or by contacting the survey staff of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York at (212) 720–6300 or (646) 720–6300, email: SHLA.help@ ny.frb.org. The mailing address is: Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Statistics Function, 4th Floor, 33 Liberty Street, New York, NY 10045–0001. Inquiries can also be made to the Federal Reserve Board of Governors, at (202) 452–3476, or to Dwight Wolkow, at (202) 622–1276, or by email: comments2TIC@do.treas.gov. When To Report: Data should be submitted to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, acting as fiscal agent for the Department of the Treasury, by August 31, 2017. Paperwork Reduction Act Notice: This data collection has been approved by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act and assigned control number 1505–0123. An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a valid control number assigned by OMB. The estimated E:\FR\FM\19MYN1.SGM 19MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 96 (Friday, May 19, 2017)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-10120]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Internal Revenue Service


Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 8945

AGENCY: Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: The Department of the Treasury, as part of its continuing 
effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general 
public and

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other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed 
and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork 
Reduction Act of 1995. Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments 
concerning the PTIN Supplemental Application For U.S. Citizens Without 
A Social Security Number Due To Conscientious Reasons.

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before July 18, 2017 
to be assured of consideration.

ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Tuawana Pinkston, Internal 
Revenue Service, Room 6141, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, 
DC 20224.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or 
copies of the form and instructions should be directed to R. Joseph 
Durbala, at Internal Revenue Service, Room 6129, 1111 Constitution 
Avenue NW., Washington DC 20224, or through the internet, at 
RJoseph.Durbala@irs.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Title: PTIN Supplemental Application For U.S. Citizens Without A 
Social Security Number Due To Conscientious Reasons.
    OMB Number: 1545-2188.
    Form Number: 8945.
    Abstract: Most individuals applying for a Preparer Tax 
Identification Number (PTIN) will have a social security number, which 
will be used to help establish their identity. However, there exists a 
population of U.S. residents that are religious objectors and do not 
have social security numbers. Form 8945 is being created to assist that 
population in establishing their identity while applying for a PTIN.
    Current Actions: There is no change in the paperwork burden 
previously approved by OMB. This form is being submitted for renewal 
purposes only.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Businesses and other for-profit organizations.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 500.
    Estimated Time per Respondent: 7 hrs., 11 min.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 3,590.
    The following paragraph applies to all of the collections of 
information covered by this notice:
    An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required 
to respond to, a collection of information unless the collection of 
information displays a valid OMB control number. Books or records 
relating to a collection of information must be retained as long as 
their contents may become material in the administration of any 
internal revenue law. Generally, tax returns and tax return information 
are confidential, as required by 26 U.S.C. 6103.
    Request for Comments: Comments submitted in response to this notice 
will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval. All 
comments will become a matter of public record. Comments are invited 
on: (a) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the 
proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether 
the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the 
agency's estimate of the burden of the collection of information; (c) 
ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to 
be collected; (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of 
information on respondents, including through the use of automated 
collection techniques or other forms of information technology; and (e) 
estimates of capital or start-up costs and costs of operation, 
maintenance, and purchase of services to provide information.

    Approved: May 11, 2017.
R. Joseph Durbala,
IRS, Tax Analyst.
[FR Doc. 2017-10120 Filed 5-18-17; 8:45 am]
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