Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request, 59398-59399 [E5-5586]

Download as PDF 59398 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 196 / Wednesday, October 12, 2005 / Notices 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: September 30, 2005. Glenn P. Kirkland, IRS Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 05–20440 Filed 10–11–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 8894 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 Form 8894, Request to Revoke Partnership Level Tax Treatment Election. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before December 12, 2005, to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: 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, at Internal Revenue Service, room 6516, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224, or through the Internet at RJoseph.Durbala@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Request to Revoke Partnership Level Tax Treatment Election. OMB Number: 1545–1955. Form Number: 8894. Abstract: IRC section 6231(a)(1)(B)(ii) allows small partnerships to elect to be treated under the unified audit and litigation procedures. This election can only be revoked with the consent of the IRS. Form 8894 will provide a standardize format for small partnership VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:48 Oct 11, 2005 Jkt 208001 to request this revocation and for the IRS to process it. 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: 100. Estimated Time Per Respondent: 1 hour, 52 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 186. 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: September 29, 2005. Allan Hopkins, Acting, IRS Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 05–20441 Filed 10–11–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00087 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0132] 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 a veteran’s eligibility for specially adapted housing or specially home adaptation grant. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before December 12, 2005. 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. 2900–0132’’ in any correspondence. ADDRESSES: 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 information; (3) ways to enhance the E:\FR\FM\12OCN1.SGM 12OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 196 / Wednesday, October 12, 2005 / Notices 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: Veteran’s Application in Acquiring Specially Adapted Housing or Special Home Adaptation Grant, VA Form 26–4555. OMB Control Number: 2900–0132. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: Veterans with serviceconnected disability complete VA form 26–4555 to apply for assistance in acquiring specially adapted housing or the special home adaptation grant. VA uses the data collected to determine the veteran’s eligibility. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 500 hours. Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 10 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 3,000. Dated: October 4, 2005. By direction of the Secretary: Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E5–5586 Filed 10–11–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:48 Oct 11, 2005 Jkt 208001 DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Advisory Committee on Cemeteries and Memorials; Notice of Meeting The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under Public Law 92– 463 (Federal Advisory Committee Act) that a meeting of the Advisory Committee on Cemeteries and Memorials will be held November 29– 30, 2005, in the Kenneth Eaton Conference Room 819 at the Lafayette Building, 811 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC. On November 30, 2005, the meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. and conclude at approximately 4 p.m. The meeting is open to the public. The purpose of the Committee is to advise the Secretary of Veterans Affairs on the administration of national cemeteries, soldiers’ lots and plots, the selection of new national cemetery sites, the erection of appropriate memorials, and the adequacy of Federal burial benefits. The Committee will make recommendations to the Secretary regarding these activities. On November 29, 2005, the Committee will receive updates on National Cemetery Administration (NCA) issues. In the afternoon, the Committee will tour the National Archives in Washington, DC. On November 30, 2005, the Committee will tour the White House and then PO 00000 Frm 00088 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 59399 reconvene for a business session, beginning at 1:30 p.m., which will include discussions of committee recommendations, future meeting sites, and potential agenda topics. Time will not be allocated for receiving oral presentations from the public. Any member of the public wishing to attend the meeting should contact Mr. David Schettler, Designated Federal Officer, at (202) 273–5175. The Committee will accept written comments. Comments may be transmitted electronically to the Committee at dave.schettler@va.gov or mailed to the National Cemetery Administration (41C2), 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420. In the public’s communications with the Committee, the writers must identify themselves and state the organizations, associations, or persons they represent. Dated: October 4, 2005. By Direction of the Secretary. E. Philip Riggin, Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 05–20447 Filed 10–11–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–M E:\FR\FM\12OCN1.SGM 12OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0132]


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 for 
information needed to determine a veteran's eligibility for specially 
adapted housing or specially home adaptation grant.

DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection 
of information should be received on or before December 12, 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. 
2900-0132'' 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 (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

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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: Veteran's Application in Acquiring Specially Adapted Housing 
or Special Home Adaptation Grant, VA Form 26-4555.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0132.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: Veterans with service-connected disability complete VA 
form 26-4555 to apply for assistance in acquiring specially adapted 
housing or the special home adaptation grant. VA uses the data 
collected to determine the veteran's eligibility.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 500 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 10 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 3,000.

    Dated: October 4, 2005.

    By direction of the Secretary:
Denise McLamb,
Program Analyst, Records Management Service.
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