Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form SS-8, 78272 [E6-22254]

Download as PDF 78272 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 249 / Thursday, December 28, 2006 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form SS–8 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 SS–8, Determination of Worker Status for Purpose of Federal Employment Taxes and Income Tax Withholding. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before February 26, 2007 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 Carolyn N. Brown at Internal Revenue Service, room 6516, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224, or at (202) 622– 6688, or through the Internet at Carolyn.N.Brown@irs.gov. sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Determination of Worker Status for Purposes of Federal Employment Taxes and Income Tax Withholding. OMB Number: 1545–0004. Form Number: SS–8. Abstract: Form SS–8 is used by employers and workers to furnish information to IRS in order to obtain a determination as to whether a worker is an employee for purposes of Federal employment taxes and income tax withholding. IRS uses the information on Form SS–8 to make the determination. Current Actions: There were 7 lines items deleted to the Form SS–8 at this time. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations, individuals, notfor-profit institutions, Federal government, farms, and state, local or tribal governments. VerDate Aug<31>2005 20:03 Dec 27, 2006 Jkt 211001 Estimated Number of Respondents: 4,554. Estimated Time Per Respondent: 22 hours, 17 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 101,464. 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: December 19, 2006. Glenn P. Kirkland, IRS Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. E6–22254 Filed 12–27–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 1139 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 PO 00000 Frm 00145 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 1139, Corporation Application for Tentative Refund. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before February 26, 2007 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Glenn 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 Allan Hopkins, at (202) 622–6665, or at Internal Revenue Service, Room 6516, 1111 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20224, or through the Internet at Allan.M.Hopkins@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Corporation Application for Tentative Refund. OMB Number: 1545–0582. Form Number: 1139. Abstract: Form 1139 is filed by corporations that expect to have a net operating loss, net capital loss, or unused general business credits, carried back to a prior tax year. IRS uses Form 1139 to determine if the amount of the loss or unused credits is proper. Current Actions: We are adding 1 line item and 8 Code references. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 3,000. Estimated Time Per Respondent: 44 hr., 15 min. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 132,750. 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 E:\FR\FM\28DEN1.SGM 28DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Internal Revenue Service


Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form SS-8

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 SS-8, Determination of Worker Status for Purpose of Federal 
Employment Taxes and Income Tax Withholding.

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before February 26, 
2007 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 Carolyn N. 
Brown at Internal Revenue Service, room 6516, 1111 Constitution Avenue 
NW., Washington, DC 20224, or at (202) 622-6688, or through the 
Internet at Carolyn.N.Brown@irs.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title: Determination of Worker Status for Purposes of Federal 
Employment Taxes and Income Tax Withholding.
    OMB Number: 1545-0004.
    Form Number: SS-8.
    Abstract: Form SS-8 is used by employers and workers to furnish 
information to IRS in order to obtain a determination as to whether a 
worker is an employee for purposes of Federal employment taxes and 
income tax withholding. IRS uses the information on Form SS-8 to make 
the determination.
    Current Actions: There were 7 lines items deleted to the Form SS-8 
at this time.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit organizations, 
individuals, not-for-profit institutions, Federal government, farms, 
and state, local or tribal governments.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 4,554.
    Estimated Time Per Respondent: 22 hours, 17 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 101,464.
    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: December 19, 2006.
Glenn P. Kirkland,
IRS Reports Clearance Officer.
 [FR Doc. E6-22254 Filed 12-27-06; 8:45 am]
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