Proposed Collection: Comment Request for Regulation Project, 29039-29040 [E7-9882]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 99 / Wednesday, May 23, 2007 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service [PS–19–92] Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project 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 an existing final regulation, PS–19–92 (TD 8520), Carryover Allocations and Other Rules Relating to the Low-Income Housing Credit (§§ 1.42–6, 1.42–8, and 1.42–10). DATES: Written comments should be received on or before July 23, 2007 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Glenn Kirkland, Internal Revenue Service, room 6411, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the regulation should be directed to R. Joseph Durbala, at (202) 622–3634, or at Internal Revenue Service, room 6516, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224, or through the internet, at RJoseph.Durbala@irs.gov. pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Carryover Allocations and Other Rules Relating to the Low-Income Housing Credit. OMB Number: 1545–1102. Regulation Project Number: PS–19– 92. Abstract: Section 42 of the Internal Revenue Code provides for a lowincome housing tax credit. The regulations provide guidance with respect to eligibility for a carryover allocation, procedures for electing an appropriate percentage month, the general public use requirement, the utility allowance to be used in determining gross rent, and the inclusion of the cost of certain services in gross rent. This information will assist State and local housing tax credit agencies and taxpayers that apply for or claim the low-income housing tax credit VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:32 May 22, 2007 Jkt 211001 in complying with the requirements of Code section 42. Current Actions: There is no change to this existing regulation. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Individuals, business or other for-profit organizations, not-forprofit institutions, and state, local or tribal governments. Estimated Number of Respondents/ Recordkeepers: 2,230. Estimated Time Per Respondent/ Recordkeeper: 1 hr., 48 min. Estimated Total Annual Reporting/ Recordkeeping Burden Hours: 4,008. 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: May 15, 2007. Glenn P. Kirkland, IRS Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. E7–9873 Filed 5–22–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00095 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 29039 DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service [REG–116608–97] Proposed Collection: Comment Request for Regulation Project 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 an existing final regulation. REG–116608– 97 EIC Eligibility Requirements (§ 1.32– 3). DATES: Written comments should be received on or before July 23, 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 instructions should be directed to R. Joseph Durbala, at (202) 622–3634, or 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: EIC Eligibility Requirements. OMB Number: 1545–1575. Regulation Project Number: REG– 116608–97. Abstract: Under Section 1.32–3, this regulation provides guidance to taxpayers who have been denied the earned income credit (EIC) as a result of the deficiency procedures and wish to claim the EIC in a subsequent year. The regulation applies to taxpayers claiming the EIC for taxable years beginning after December 31, 1996. Current Actions: There is no change to this existing regulation. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1. Estimated Time Per Respondent: 1. Estimated Total Annual Hours: 1. E:\FR\FM\23MYN1.SGM 23MYN1 29040 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 99 / Wednesday, May 23, 2007 / Notices 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: May 16, 2007. Glenn P. Kirkland, IRS Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. E7–9882 Filed 5–22–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service IRS Seeking Electronic Tax Administration Advisory Committee (ETAAC) Applicants From Large Businesses Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice. pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Electronic Tax Administration Advisory Committee (ETAAC) was established to provide continued input into the development and implementation of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) strategy for electronic tax administration. The ETAAC provides an organized public forum for discussion of electronic tax administration issues in support of the VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:32 May 22, 2007 Jkt 211001 overriding goal that paperless filing should be the preferred and most convenient method of filing tax and information returns. ETAAC members convey the public’s perception of IRS electronic tax administration activities, offer constructive observations about current or proposed policies, programs, and procedures, and suggest improvements. This document seeks representatives from large businesses who file annual corporation and partnership tax returns. The Director, Electronic Tax Administration (ETA) assures that the size and organizational representation of the ETAAC obtains balanced membership and includes representatives from various groups including: (1) Tax practitioners and preparers, (2) transmitters of electronic returns, (3) tax software developers, (4) large and small business, (5) employers and payroll service providers, (6) individual taxpayers, (7) financial industry (payers, payment options and best practices), (8) system integrators (technology providers), (9) academic (marketing, sales or technical perspectives), (10) trusts and estates, (11) tax exempt organizations, and (12) state and local governments. Members serve a three-year term on the ETAAC to allow a change in membership. The change of members on the Committee ensures that different perspectives are represented. All travel expenses within government guidelines will be reimbursed. Potential candidates must pass an IRS tax compliance check and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) background investigation. DATES: Applications must be received no later than Wednesday, June 6, 2007. ADDRESSES: Completed applications, resumes, and statements should be submitted by using one of the following methods: • E-Mail: Send to etaac@irs.gov. • Mail: Send to Internal Revenue Service, Electronic Tax Administration, SE:W:ETA:S:RM, 5000 Ellin Road (M/Stop C4–470, Attn: Cassandra Daniels (C4–226), Lanham, Maryland 20706. • Fax: Send via facsimile to (202) 283–4829 (not a toll-free number). Application packages can be obtained by sending an e-mail to etaac@irs.gov or calling (202) 283–2178 (not a toll-free number). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cassandra Daniels, (202) 283–2178 or send an e-mail to etaac@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The ETAAC will provide continued input into the development and implementation of the Internal Revenue PO 00000 Frm 00096 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Service (IRS) strategy for electronic tax administration. The ETAAC members will convey the public’s perception of IRS electronic tax administration activities, offer constructive observations about current or proposed policies, programs, and procedures, and suggest improvements. The ETAAC will also provide an annual report to Congress on IRS progress in meeting the Restructuring and Reform Act of 1998 goals for electronic filing of tax returns. This activity is based on the authority to administer the Internal Revenue laws conferred upon the Secretary of the Treasury by section 7802 of the Internal Revenue Code and delegated to the Commissioner of the Internal Revenue. The ETAAC will research, analyze, consider, and make recommendations on a wide range of electronic tax administration issues and will provide input into the development of the strategic plan for electronic tax administration. Completed applications, resumes, and statements should describe and document the proposed member’s qualifications for membership to the Committee. Equal opportunity practices will be followed in all appointments to the Committee. To ensure that the recommendations of the Committee have taken into account the needs of the diverse groups served by the Department, membership will include, to the extent practicable, individuals, with demonstrated ability to represent minorities, women, and persons with disabilities. The Secretary of Treasury will review the recommended candidates and make final selections. Dated: May 18, 2007. Gregory K. Kay, Director, Strategic Services Division. [FR Doc. 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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 99 (Wednesday, May 23, 2007)]
[Notices]
[Pages 29039-29040]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E7-9882]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Internal Revenue Service

[REG-116608-97]


Proposed Collection: Comment Request for Regulation Project

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 an 
existing final regulation. REG-116608-97 EIC Eligibility Requirements 
(Sec.  1.32-3).

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before July 23, 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 instructions should be directed to R. Joseph Durbala, at 
(202) 622-3634, or 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: EIC Eligibility Requirements.
    OMB Number: 1545-1575.
    Regulation Project Number: REG-116608-97.
    Abstract: Under Section 1.32-3, this regulation provides guidance 
to taxpayers who have been denied the earned income credit (EIC) as a 
result of the deficiency procedures and wish to claim the EIC in a 
subsequent year. The regulation applies to taxpayers claiming the EIC 
for taxable years beginning after December 31, 1996.
    Current Actions: There is no change to this existing regulation.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 1.
    Estimated Time Per Respondent: 1.
    Estimated Total Annual Hours: 1.

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    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: May 16, 2007.
Glenn P. Kirkland,
IRS Reports Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. E7-9882 Filed 5-22-07; 8:45 am]
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