Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 8878, 3580-3581 [05-1334]

Download as PDF 3580 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 15 / Tuesday, January 25, 2005 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service [PS–262–82] Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Department of the Treasury, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and 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, Public Law 104–13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning an existing final regulation, PS–262–82 (TD 8600), Definition of an S Corporation. (§ 1.1361–3). DATES: Written comments should be received on or before March 28, 2005 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Paul Finger, Internal Revenue Service, Room 6512, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the regulations should be directed to Larnice Mack at Internal Revenue Service, Room 6512, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224, or at (202) 622–3179, or through the Internet at (Larnice.Mack@irs.gov). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Definition of an S Corporation. OMB Number: 1545–0731. Regulation Project Number: PS–262– 82. Abstract: This regulation provides the procedures and the statements to be filed by certain individuals for making the election under Internal Revenue Code section 136(d)(2), the refusal to consent to that election, or the revocation of that election. The statements required to be filed are used to verify that taxpayers are complying with requirements imposed by Congress under subchapter S. Current Actions: There is no change to this existing regulation. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations and individuals. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,005. VerDate jul<14>2003 13:14 Jan 24, 2005 Jkt 205001 Estimated Time Per Respondent: 1 hour. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,005. 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: January 18, 2005. Paul Finger, IRS Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 05–1333 Filed 1–24–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 8878 Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Department of the Treasury, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed PO 00000 Frm 00074 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104–13(44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning Form 8878, IRS e-file Signature Authorization-Application for Extension of Time To File. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before March 28, 2005 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Paul Finger, Internal Revenue Service, room 6512, 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 Larnice Mack at Internal Revenue Service, room 6512, 1111 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20224, or at (202) 622– 3179, or through the internet at (Larnice.Mack@irs.gov). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: IRS e-file Signature Authorization-Application for Extension of Time To File. OMB Number: 1545–1755. Form Number: 8878. Abstract: Form 8878 is used to allow taxpayers to enter their PIN on their electronically filed application for extension of time to file. Current Actions: There are no changes being made to the form at this time. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,000,000. Estimated Time Per Respondent: 38 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 630,000. 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 E:\FR\FM\25JAN1.SGM 25JAN1 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 15 / Tuesday, January 25, 2005 / Notices 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: January 18, 2005. Paul Finger, IRS Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 05–1334 Filed 1–24–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P Internal Revenue Service Open Meeting of the Area 5 Taxpayer Advocacy Panel (Including the States of Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, and Texas) Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Treasury. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: An open meeting of the Area 5 Taxpayer Advocacy Panel will be conducted. The Taxpayer Advocacy Panel is soliciting public comment, ideas, and suggestions on improving customer service at the Internal Revenue Service. DATES: The meeting will be held Friday, February 18, 2005, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Central Time and Saturday, February 19, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Central Time. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mary Ann Delzer at 1–888–912–1227, or (414) 297–1604. 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 Area 5 Taxpayer Advocacy Panel will be held Friday, February 18, 2005, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Central Time, and Saturday, February 19, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Central Time, at Homewood Suites, 4143 Governors Row, Austin, TX. You can submit written comments to the panel by faxing to (414) 297–1623, or by mail to Taxpayer Advocacy Panel, Stop1006MIL, 310 West Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53203–2221, or you can contact us at 13:14 Jan 24, 2005 Jkt 205001 Dated: January 18, 2005. Tersheia Carter, Acting Director, Taxpayer Advocacy Panel. [FR Doc. 05–1328 Filed 1–24–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P Dated: January 19, 2005. Martha Curry, Acting Director, Taxpayer Advocacy Panel. [FR Doc. 05–1330 Filed 1–24–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0055] Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Open Meeting of the Area 2 Taxpayer Advocacy Panel (Including the States of Delaware, North Carolina, South Carolina, New Jersey, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia and the District of Columbia) DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY VerDate jul<14>2003 www.improveirs.org. This meeting is not required to be open to the public, but because we are always interested in community input, we will accept public comments. Please contact Mary Ann Delzer at 1–888–912–1227 or (414) 297– 1604 for additional information. The agenda will include the following: Various IRS issues. 3581 Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Treasury. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: An open meeting of the Area 2 Taxpayer Advocacy Panel will be conducted in Columbia, S.C. The Taxpayer Advocacy Panel is soliciting public comments, ideas, and suggestions on improving customer service at the Internal Revenue Service. DATES: The meeting will be held Friday, February 18, 2005, and Saturday, February 19, 2005. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Inez E. De Jesus at 1–888–912–1227 (tollfree), or 954–423–7977 (non toll-free). 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 an open meeting of the Area 2 Taxpayer Advocacy Panel will be held Friday, February 18, 2005 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. and from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. ET and Saturday, February 19, 2004 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. ET in Columbia, S.C. at the Internal Revenue Service office, 1835 Assembly Street, Columbia, S.C. 29201. For information or to confirm attendance, notification of intent to attend the meeting must be made with Inez De Jesus. Ms. De Jesus may be reached at 1–888–912–1227 or 954– 423–7977, or write Inez E. De Jesus, TAP Office, 1000 South Pine Island Rd., Suite 340, Plantation, FL 33324, or post comments to the Web site: http:// www.improveirs.org. The agenda will include the following: Various IRS issues. PO 00000 Frm 00075 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 SUMMARY: The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), 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 proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on information needed to determine surviving spouse of a veteran eligibility for a VA home loan. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before March 28, 2005. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information to Nancy J. Kessinger, Veterans Benefits Administration (20M35), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420 or e-mail: irmnkess@vba.va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0055’’ in any correspondence. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nancy J. Kessinger at (202) 273–7079 or FAX (202) 275–5947. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA of 1995 (Public Law 104–13; 44 U.S.C. 3501–3521), 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, VBA invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of VBA’s E:\FR\FM\25JAN1.SGM 25JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 15 (Tuesday, January 25, 2005)]
[Notices]
[Pages 3580-3581]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 05-1334]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Internal Revenue Service


Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 8878

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 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, Public Law 104-13(44 U.S.C. 
3506(c)(2)(A)). Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning 
Form 8878, IRS e-file Signature Authorization-Application for Extension 
of Time To File.

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before March 28, 2005 
to be assured of consideration.

ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Paul Finger, Internal Revenue 
Service, room 6512, 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 Larnice Mack 
at Internal Revenue Service, room 6512, 1111 Constitution Avenue, NW., 
Washington, DC 20224, or at (202) 622-3179, or through the internet at 
(Larnice.Mack@irs.gov).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title: IRS e-file Signature Authorization-Application for Extension 
of Time To File.
    OMB Number: 1545-1755.
    Form Number: 8878.
    Abstract: Form 8878 is used to allow taxpayers to enter their PIN 
on their electronically filed application for extension of time to 
file.
    Current Actions: There are no changes being made to the form at 
this time.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Number of 
Respondents: 1,000,000.
    Estimated Time Per Respondent: 38 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 630,000.
    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

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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: January 18, 2005.
Paul Finger,
IRS Reports Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 05-1334 Filed 1-24-05; 8:45 am]
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