Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request, 37896-37897 [E5-3444]

Download as PDF 37896 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 125 / Thursday, June 30, 2005 / Notices 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: June 24, 2005. Paul Finger, IRS Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. E5–3429 Filed 6–29–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form W–4V 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, Pub. L. 104–13(44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning Form W–4V, Voluntary Withholding Request. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before August 29, 2005, to be assured of consideration. VerDate jul<14>2003 16:26 Jun 29, 2005 Jkt 205001 Direct all written comments to Glenn P. Kirkland, Internal Revenue Service, room 6516, 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, (202) 622–3634, Internal Revenue Service, room 6516, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224, or through the Internet at RJoseph.Durbala@irs.gov. ADDRESSES: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Voluntary Withholding Request. OMB Number: 1545–1501. Form Number: W–4V. Abstract: If an individual receives any of the following government payments, he/she may voluntarily complete Form W–4V to request that the payer withhold Federal income tax. Those payments are unemployment compensation, social security benefits, tier I railroad retirement benefits, Commodity Credit Corporation loans, or certain crop disaster payments under the Agricultural Act of 1949 or title II of the Disaster Assistance Act of 1988. Current Actions: There are no changes being made to the form at this time. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Individuals or households and farms. Estimated Number of Respondents: 19,700,000. Estimated Time Per Respondent: 29 min. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 9,653,000. 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 agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate PO 00000 Frm 00152 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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: June 23, 2005. Glenn P. Kirkland, IRS Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. E5–3430 Filed 6–29–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0579] Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: 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 the information needed to determine children of Vietnam veterans with birth defects eligibility for vocational training benefits. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before August 29, 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 nancy.kessinger@mail.va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0579’’ in any correspondence. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nancy J. Kessinger at (202) 273–7079 or FAX (202) 275–5947. E:\FR\FM\30JNN1.SGM 30JNN1 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 125 / Thursday, June 30, 2005 / Notices Under the PRA of 1995 (Pub. L.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 functions, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of VBA’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. Title: Request for Vocational Training Benefits—Certain Children of Vietnam Veterans 38 CFR 21.8014). OMB Control Number: 2900–0579. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: Vietnam veterans’ children born with certain birth defects may submit a written claim to request participation in a vocational training program. In order for VA to relate the claim to other existing VA records, the applicant must provide identifying information about him or herself and the natural parent who served in Vietnam. The information collected allows VA counselors to review the existing records and to schedule an appointment with the applicant for an evaluation. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 15 hours. Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 15 minutes. Frequency of Response: One-time. Estimated Number of Respondents: 60. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: June 23, 2005. By direction of the Secretary: Loise Russell, Director, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E5–3444 Filed 6–29–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P VerDate jul<14>2003 16:26 Jun 29, 2005 Jkt 205001 DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0108] Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: 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 whether children’s incomes can be excluded from consideration in determining a parent’s eligibility for non-service-connected pension. Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before August 29, 2005. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information to Nancy J. Kessinger, Veterans Benefits Administration (20S52), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420 or e-mail: irmnkess@vba.va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0108’’ in any correspondence. DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nancy J. Kessinger at (202) 273–7079 or FAX (202) 275–5947. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA of 1995 (Pub. L. 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 functions, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of VBA’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of PO 00000 Frm 00153 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 37897 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. Title: Report of Income From Property or Business, VA Form 21–185. OMB Control Number: 2900–0108. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: Claimants complete VA Form 21–4185 to report income and expenses that derived from rental property and/or operation of a business. VA uses the information to determine whether the claimant is eligible for VA benefits and, if eligibility exists, the proper rate of payment. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 3,500 hours. Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 30 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,700. Dated: June 23, 2005. By direction of the Secretary: Loise Russell, Director, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E5–3445 Filed 6–29–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0121] Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: 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 for information needed to determine the insured’s E:\FR\FM\30JNN1.SGM 30JNN1

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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0579]


Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; 
Comment Request

AGENCY: Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans 
Affairs.

ACTION: Notice.

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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 the 
information needed to determine children of Vietnam veterans with birth 
defects eligibility for vocational training benefits.

DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection 
of information should be received on or before August 29, 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 nancy.kessinger@mail.va.gov. Please refer to ``OMB 
Control No. 2900-0579'' in any correspondence.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nancy J. Kessinger at (202) 273-7079 
or FAX (202) 275-5947.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA of 1995 (Pub. L.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 functions, including 
whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy 
of VBA'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.
    Title: Request for Vocational Training Benefits--Certain Children 
of Vietnam Veterans 38 CFR 21.8014).
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0579.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: Vietnam veterans' children born with certain birth 
defects may submit a written claim to request participation in a 
vocational training program. In order for VA to relate the claim to 
other existing VA records, the applicant must provide identifying 
information about him or herself and the natural parent who served in 
Vietnam. The information collected allows VA counselors to review the 
existing records and to schedule an appointment with the applicant for 
an evaluation.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 15 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 15 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: One-time.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 60.

    Dated: June 23, 2005.

    By direction of the Secretary:
Loise Russell,
Director, Records Management Service.
[FR Doc. E5-3444 Filed 6-29-05; 8:45 am]
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