Agency Information Collection Activities Under OMB Review, 39864-39865 [05-13506]

Download as PDF 39864 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 131 / Monday, July 11, 2005 / Notices RECORD SOURCE CATEGORIES: DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Information maintained in this system is obtained from individuals who submit correspondence and OCC personnel. EXEMPTIONS CLAIMED FOR THE SYSTEM: Internal Revenue Service Open Meeting of the Ad Hoc Committee of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Treasury. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: None. [FR Doc. 05–13548 Filed 7–8–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–33–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Open Meeting of the Area 1 Taxpayer Advocacy Panel (Including the States of New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Vermont and Maine) Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Treasury. AGENCY: ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: An open meeting of the Area 1 Taxpayer Advocacy Panel will be conducted (via teleconference). The Taxpayer Advocacy Panel is soliciting public comments, ideas and suggestions on improving customer service at the Internal Revenue Service. The meeting will be held Wednesday, July 27, 2005. DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Marisa Knispel at 1–888–912–1227 (tollfree), or 718–488–3557 (non toll-free). An open meeting of the Area 1 Taxpayer Advocacy Panel will be held Wednesday, July 27, 2005 from 3 p.m. ET to 4 p.m. ET via a telephone conference call. Individual comments will be limited to 5 minutes. If you would like to have the TAP consider a written statement, please call 1–888– 912–1227 or 718–488–3557, or write Marisa Knispel, TAP Office, 10 MetroTech Center, 625 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201. Due to limited conference lines, notification of intent to participate in the telephone conference call meeting must be made with Marisa Knispel. Ms. Knispel can be reached at 1–888–912–1227 or 718– 488–3557, or post comments to the Web site: http://www.improveirs.org. The agenda will include various IRS issues. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: July 6, 2005. Martha Curry, Acting Director, Taxpayer Advocacy Panel. [FR Doc. E5–3657 Filed 7–8–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P VerDate jul<14>2003 16:03 Jul 08, 2005 Jkt 205001 SUMMARY: An open meeting of the Ad Hoc Committee of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel will be conducted (via teleconference). The TAP will be discussing issues pertaining to lessoning the burden for individuals. Recommendations for IRS systemic changes will be developed. DATES: The meeting will be held Monday, August 8, 2005. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mary O’Brien at 1–888–912–1227, or 206–220–6096. 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 Ad Hoc Committee of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel will be held Monday, August 8, 2005 from 4 p.m. Eastern Time to 5 p.m. Eastern Time via a telephone conference call. If you would like to have the TAP consider a written statement, please call 1–888–912–1227 or 206–220–6096, or write to Mary O’Brien, TAP Office, 915 2nd Avenue, MS W–406, Seattle, WA 98174 or you can contact us at http:// www.improveirs.org. Due to limited conference lines, notification of intent to participate in the telephone conference call meeting must be made with Mary O’Brien. Ms. O’Brien can be reached at 1–888–912–1227 or 206– 220–6096. The agenda will include the following: Various IRS issues. Dated: July 6, 2005. Martha Curry, Acting Director, Taxpayer Advocacy Panel. [FR Doc. E5–3659 Filed 7–8–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Open Meeting of the Area 5 Taxpayer Advocacy Panel (Including the States of Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma, and Texas) Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00150 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 Monday, August 8, 2005, at 2 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 Monday, August 8, 2005, at 2 p.m. Central Time via a telephone conference call. 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 http:// 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. Dated: July 6, 2005. Martha Curry, Acting Director, Taxpayer Advocacy Panel. [FR Doc. E5–3661 Filed 7–8–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0390] Agency Information Collection Activities Under OMB Review Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501–3521), this notice announces that the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs, has submitted the collection of information abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The PRA submission describes the nature of the information collection and its expected cost and burden; it includes the actual data collection instrument. E:\FR\FM\11JYN1.SGM 11JYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 131 / Monday, July 11, 2005 / Notices DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before August 10, 2005. DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS FOR FURTHER INFORMATION OR A COPY OF THE SUBMISSION CONTACT: Denise [OMB Control No. 2900–New (Philippine Claims Only)] McLamb, Records Management Service (005E3), Department of Veterans Affairs, 8l0 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420, (202) 273–8030, fax (202) 273–5981 or e-mail: denise.mclamb@mail.va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0390.’’ Send comments and recommendations concerning any aspect of the information collection to VA’s OMB Desk Officer, OMB Human Resources and Housing Branch, New Executive Office Building, Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503 (202) 395–7316. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900– 0390’’ in any correspondence. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Application of Surviving Spouse or Child for REPS Benefits (Restored Entitlement Program for Survivors), VA Form 21–8924. OMB Control Number: 2900–0390. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: Survivors of deceased veteran’s complete VA Form 21–8924 to apply for Restored Entitlement Program for Survivors (REPS) benefits. REPS benefits is payable to certain surviving spouses and children of veterans who died in service prior to August 13, 1981 or who died as of a result of a serviceconnected disability incurred or aggravated prior to August 13, 1981. An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on this collection of information was published on March 9, 2005, at pages 11732–11733. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 600 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 20 minutes. Frequency of Response: One time. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,800. Dated: June 27, 2005. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. 05–13506 Filed 7–8–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–U VerDate jul<14>2003 16:03 Jul 08, 2005 Jkt 205001 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 new collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on the information needed to determine claimants’ eligibility for pension benefits. Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before September 9, 2005. DATES: 39865 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: Supplemental Income Questionnaire (for Philippine Claims Only), VA Form 21–0784. OMB Control Number: 2900–New (Philippine Claims Only). Type of Review: New collection. Abstract: Philippine claimants residing in the Philippine complete VA Form 21–0784 to report their countable family income and net worth. VA uses the information to determine the claimant’s entitlement to pension benefits. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 30 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 15 minutes. Frequency of Response: One time. Estimated Number of Respondents: 120. Dated: June 29, 2005. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. 05–13507 Filed 7–8–05; 8:45 am] 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–New (Philippine Claims Only)’’ in any correspondence. BILLING CODE 8320–01–P 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 AGENCY: ADDRESSES: PO 00000 Frm 00151 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–New (Direct Deposit Enrollment/Change)] Agency Information Collection Activities Under OMB Review Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501–3521), this notice announces that the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs, has submitted the collection of information abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The PRA submission describes the nature of the information collection and its expected cost and burden and includes the actual data collection instrument. Comments must be submitted on or before August 10, 2005. DATES: E:\FR\FM\11JYN1.SGM 11JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 131 (Monday, July 11, 2005)]
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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0390]


Agency Information Collection Activities Under OMB Review

AGENCY: Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans 
Affairs.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 
(44 U.S.C. 3501-3521), this notice announces that the Veterans Benefits 
Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs, has submitted the 
collection of information abstracted below to the Office of Management 
and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The PRA submission describes 
the nature of the information collection and its expected cost and 
burden; it includes the actual data collection instrument.

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DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before August 10, 2005.

For Further Information or a Copy of the Submission Contact: Denise 
McLamb, Records Management Service (005E3), Department of Veterans 
Affairs, 8l0 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420, (202) 273-8030, 
fax (202) 273-5981 or e-mail: denise.mclamb@mail.va.gov. Please refer 
to ``OMB Control No. 2900-0390.''
    Send comments and recommendations concerning any aspect of the 
information collection to VA's OMB Desk Officer, OMB Human Resources 
and Housing Branch, New Executive Office Building, Room 10235, 
Washington, DC 20503 (202) 395-7316. Please refer to ``OMB Control No. 
2900-0390'' in any correspondence.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title: Application of Surviving Spouse or Child for REPS Benefits 
(Restored Entitlement Program for Survivors), VA Form 21-8924.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0390.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: Survivors of deceased veteran's complete VA Form 21-8924 
to apply for Restored Entitlement Program for Survivors (REPS) 
benefits. REPS benefits is payable to certain surviving spouses and 
children of veterans who died in service prior to August 13, 1981 or 
who died as of a result of a service-connected disability incurred or 
aggravated prior to August 13, 1981.
    An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required 
to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a 
currently valid OMB control number. The Federal Register Notice with a 
60-day comment period soliciting comments on this collection of 
information was published on March 9, 2005, at pages 11732-11733.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 600 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 20 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: One time.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,800.

    Dated: June 27, 2005.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Denise McLamb,
Program Analyst, Records Management Service.
[FR Doc. 05-13506 Filed 7-8-05; 8:45 am]
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