Survey of Foreign Ownership of U.S. Securities as of June 30, 2017, 23134-23135 [2017-10160]

Download as PDF 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 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 96 / Friday, May 19, 2017 / Notices average annual burden associated with this collection of information is 486 hours per report for the largest custodians of securities, and 110 hours per report for the largest issuers of securities that have data to report and are not custodians. Comments concerning the accuracy of this burden estimate and suggestions for reducing this burden should be directed to the Department of the Treasury, Office of International Affairs, Attention Administrator, International Portfolio Investment Data Reporting Systems, Room 5422, Washington, DC 20220, and to OMB, Attention Desk Officer for the Department of the Treasury, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Washington, DC 20503. Dwight Wolkow, Administrator, International Portfolio Investment Data Reporting Systems. [FR Doc. 2017–10160 Filed 5–18–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–25–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0818] Agency Information Collection Activity: VA National Veterans Sports Programs and Special Event Surveys Data Collection Office of Public & Intergovernmental Affairs, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Office of Public Affairs (OPA), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each collection of information and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on the information needed to evaluate the National Veterans Sports Programs and Special Event Surveys Data Collection is designed to allow program improvement and measure the tangible, quantifiable benefits of the events, using event applications. Information collected is used for the planning, distribution and utilization of resources and to allocate clinical and administrative support to patient treatment services. Data will allow the program office to ensure that the target audience is being reached, effective therapeutic treatments are being offered, and tangible, quantitative results are asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:15 May 18, 2017 Jkt 241001 being measured and tracked for continual improvement. DATES: Comments and recommendations must be received on or before July 18, 2017. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at www.Regulations.gov; or to Cynthia Harvey-Pryor, Office of Information & Technology (005R1B), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420; or email: cynthia.harvey-pryor@ va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0818 (VA National Veterans Sports Programs and Special Event Surveys)’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through the FDMS. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cynthia Harvey-Pryor, Enterprise Records Service (005R1B), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420, (202) 461–5870 or email cynthia.harveypryor@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0818’’ in any correspondence. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA of 1995, Federal agencies must obtain approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for each collection of information they conduct or sponsor. This request for comment is being made pursuant to Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA. With respect to the following collection of information, VHA invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of VHA’s functions, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of VHA’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or the use of other forms of information technology. Authority: Public Law 104–13; 44 U.S.C. 3501–3521. Titles: VA National Veterans Sports Programs and Special Event Surveys. OMB Control Number: 2900–0818. Type of Review: Extension with out change. Abstract: The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) administers National Rehabilitation Special Events for Veterans who are receiving care at VA PO 00000 Frm 00183 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 23135 medical facilities. Each event promotes the healing of body and spirit by motivating Veterans to reach their full potential, improve their independence, and achieve a healthier lifestyle and higher quality of life. Surveys are designed to allow program improvement and measure the tangible, quantifiable benefits of the events using event applications. Information collection is used for the planning, distribution and utilization of resources and to allocate clinical and administrative support to patient treatment services. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 2782 burden hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 2.552 minutes. (a) National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic, VA Form 10107 (2.5 min.). (b) National Veterans Creative Arts Festival, VA Form 10108 (2.25 min.). (c) National Veterans Golden Age Games, VA Form 10109 (2.5 min.). (d) National Veterans Summer Sports Clinic, VA Form 10110 (2.25 min.). (e) National Veterans TEE Tournament, VA Form 10111 (2.75 min.). (f) National Veterans Wheelchair Games, VA Form 10112 (2.75 min.). Frequency of Response: 28.75 (annual). Estimated Number of Respondents: 2275. By direction of the Secretary. Cynthia Harvey-Pryor, Department Clearance Officer, Office of Privacy and Records Management, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2017–10094 Filed 5–18–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Notice of Intent To Prepare a Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for the Department of Veterans Affairs, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System (GLAHS), West Los Angeles Medical Center Campus, Proposed Master Plan for Improvements and Reconfiguration AGENCY: Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). ACTION: Notice of intent. VA intends to prepare a programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for proposed improvements to and reconfiguration of the VA West Los Angeles Medical Center Campus (WLA). The WLA is part SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\19MYN1.SGM 19MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 96 (Friday, May 19, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Pages 23134-23135]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-10160]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY


Survey of Foreign Ownership of U.S. Securities as of June 30, 
2017

AGENCY: Departmental Offices, Department of the Treasury.

ACTION: Notice of reporting requirements.

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SUMMARY: 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, 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

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average annual burden associated with this collection of information is 
486 hours per report for the largest custodians of securities, and 110 
hours per report for the largest issuers of securities that have data 
to report and are not custodians. Comments concerning the accuracy of 
this burden estimate and suggestions for reducing this burden should be 
directed to the Department of the Treasury, Office of International 
Affairs, Attention Administrator, International Portfolio Investment 
Data Reporting Systems, Room 5422, Washington, DC 20220, and to OMB, 
Attention Desk Officer for the Department of the Treasury, Office of 
Information and Regulatory Affairs, Washington, DC 20503.

Dwight Wolkow,
Administrator, International Portfolio Investment Data Reporting 
Systems.
[FR Doc. 2017-10160 Filed 5-18-17; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4810-25-P