Proposed Collection: Comment Request, 10301-10302 [E7-4003]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 44 / Wednesday, March 7, 2007 / Notices sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the regulation 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: Amortization of Reforestation Expenditures. OMB Number: 1545–0735. Regulation Project Number: LR–189– 80. Abstract: Internal Revenue Code section 194 allows taxpayers to elect to amortize certain reforestation expenditures over a 7-year period if the expenditures meet certain requirements. The regulations implement this election provision and allow the IRS to determine if the election is proper and allowable. Current Actions: There is no change to this existing regulation. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Individuals or households, business or other for-profit organizations, and farms. Estimated Number of Respondents: 12,000. Estimated Time Per Respondent: 30 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 6,001. 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 VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:25 Mar 06, 2007 Jkt 211001 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: February 27, 2007. Glenn Kirkland, IRS Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. E7–3951 Filed 3–6–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Art Advisory Panel—Notice of Closed Meeting Internal Revenue Service, Treasury. AGENCY: Notice of Closed Meeting of Art Advisory Panel. ACTION: SUMMARY: Closed meeting of the Art Advisory Panel will be held in Washington, DC The meeting will be held September 20 and 21, 2007. DATES: The closed meeting of the Art Advisory Panel will be held on September 20 and 21, 2007, in Room 4136 beginning at 9:30 a.m., Franklin Court Building, 1099 14th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20005. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Karen Carolan, C:AP:ART, 1099 14th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20005. Telephone (202) 435–5609 (not a toll free number). Notice is hereby given pursuant to section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App., that a closed meeting of the Art Advisory Panel will be held on September 20 and 21, 2007, in Room 4136 beginning at 9:30 a.m., Franklin Court Building, 1099 14th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20005. The agenda will consist of the review and evaluation of the acceptability of fair market value appraisals of works of art involved in Federal income, estate, or gift tax returns. This will involve the discussion of material in individual tax returns made confidential by the provisions of 26 U.S.C. 6103. A determination as required by section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act has been made that this meeting is concerned with matters listed in section 552b(c)(3), (4), (6), and (7), SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00190 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 10301 and that the meeting will not be open to the public. Karen S. Ammons, Deputy Chief, Appeals. [FR Doc. E7–3943 Filed 3–6–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Bureau of the Public Debt Proposed Collection: Comment Request Notice and request for comments. ACTION: 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 Bureau of the Public Debt within the Department of the Treasury is soliciting comments concerning the Treasury Direct Forms. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before May 7, 2007, to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Bureau of the Public Debt, Vicki S. Thorpe, 200 Third Street, Parkersburg, WV 26106–5312, or Vicki.Thorpe@bpd.treas.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the form and instructions should be directed to Vicki S. Thorpe, Bureau of the Public Debt, 200 Third Street, Parkersburg, WV 26106–5312, (304) 480–8150. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Treasury Direct Forms. OMB Number: 1535–0069. Form Number: PD F 5178, 5179, 5179–1, 5180, 5181, 5182, 5188, 5189, 5191, 5235, 5236, 5261,and 5381. Abstract: The information is requested to issue and maintain treasury Bills, Notes, and Bonds. Current Actions: None. Type of Review: Extension. Affected Public: Individuals. Estimated Number of Respondents: 350,970. Estimated Time Per Respondent: 8 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 46,796. Request for Comments: Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the E:\FR\FM\07MRN1.SGM 07MRN1 10302 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 44 / Wednesday, March 7, 2007 / Notices 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. Dated: March 1, 2007. Vicki S. Thorpe, Manager, Graphics, Printing and Records Branch. [FR Doc. E7–4003 Filed 3–6–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–39–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Bureau of the Public Debt Proposed Collection: Comment Request Notice and request for comments. ACTION: sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES 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 Bureau of the Public Debt within the Department of the Treasury is soliciting comments concerning the Customer Satisfaction Survey. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before May 7, 2007, to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Bureau of the Public Debt, Vicki S. Thorpe, 200 Third Street, Parkersburg, WV 26106–5312, or Vicki.Thorpe@bpd.treas.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information should be directed to Vicki S. Thorpe, Bureau of the Public Debt, 200 Third Street, Parkersburg, WV 26106–5312, (304) 480–8150. VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:25 Mar 06, 2007 Jkt 211001 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Voluntary Customer Satisfaction Survey to Implement Executive Order 12862. OMB Number: 1535–0122. Abstract: The information from the survey will be used to improve customer service. Current Actions: None. Type of Review: Extension. Affected Public: Individuals. Estimated Number of Respondents: 7,000. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 876. 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. Dated: March 1, 2007. Vicki S. Thorpe, Manager, Graphics, Printing and Records Branch. [FR Doc. E7–4004 Filed 3–6–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–39–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0118] 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. 3501–21), 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. PO 00000 Frm 00191 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 The PRA submission describes the nature of the information collection and its expected cost and burden; it includes the actual data collection instrument. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before April 6, 2007. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through http://www.Regulations.gov; or 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– 0118’’ in any correspondence. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Denise McLamb, Records Management Service (005G2), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420, (202) 565–8374, fax (202) 565–7870 or e-mail denise.mclamb@mail.va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0118.’’ SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Transfer of Scholastic Credit (Schools), VA Form Letter 22–315. OMB Control Number: 2900–0118. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: Students receiving VA education benefits and are enrolled in two training institutions, must have the primary institution at which the student pursues his or her approved program of education verify that courses pursued at a secondary school will be accepted as full credit towards the student’s course objective. VA sends VA Form Letter 22– 315 to the student requesting that they have the certifying official of his or her primary institution to list the course or courses pursued at the secondary school for which the primary institution will give full credit. Educational payment for courses pursued at a secondary school is not payable until VA receives evidence from the primary institution verifying that the student is pursuing his or her approved program while enrolled in these courses. VA Form Letter 22–315 serves as this certification of acceptance. 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 December 21, 2006 at pages 76726–76727. Affected Public: Not-for-profit institutions, and State, Local or Tribal Government. Estimated Annual Burden: 1,050 hours. E:\FR\FM\07MRN1.SGM 07MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 44 (Wednesday, March 7, 2007)]
[Notices]
[Pages 10301-10302]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E7-4003]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Bureau of the Public Debt


Proposed Collection: Comment Request

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 Bureau of the Public Debt within the 
Department of the Treasury is soliciting comments concerning the 
Treasury Direct Forms.

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before May 7, 2007, to 
be assured of consideration.

ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Bureau of the Public Debt, 
Vicki S. Thorpe, 200 Third Street, Parkersburg, WV 26106-5312, or 
Vicki.Thorpe@bpd.treas.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or 
copies of the form and instructions should be directed to Vicki S. 
Thorpe, Bureau of the Public Debt, 200 Third Street, Parkersburg, WV 
26106-5312, (304) 480-8150.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title: Treasury Direct Forms.
    OMB Number: 1535-0069.
    Form Number: PD F 5178, 5179, 5179-1, 5180, 5181, 5182, 5188, 5189, 
5191, 5235, 5236, 5261,and 5381.
    Abstract: The information is requested to issue and maintain 
treasury Bills, Notes, and Bonds.
    Current Actions: None.
    Type of Review: Extension.
    Affected Public: Individuals.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 350,970.
    Estimated Time Per Respondent: 8 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 46,796.
    Request for Comments: Comments submitted in response to this notice 
will be summarized and/or included in the

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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.

    Dated: March 1, 2007.
Vicki S. Thorpe,
Manager, Graphics, Printing and Records Branch.
[FR Doc. E7-4003 Filed 3-6-07; 8:45 am]
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