Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 709, 30919 [E7-10653]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 106 / Monday, June 4, 2007 / Notices 8817, Allocation of Patronage and Nonpatronage Income and Deductions. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before August 3, 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 Allan Hopkins, at Internal Revenue Service, room 6516, 1111 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20224, or at (202) 622– 6665, or through the internet at Allan.M.Hopkins@irs.gov rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Allocation of Patronage and Nonpatronage Income and Deductions. OMB Number: 1545–1135. Form Number: 8817. Abstract: Form 8817 is filed by taxable farmers cooperatives to report their income and deductions by patronage and nonpatronage sources. The IRS uses the information on the form to ascertain whether the amounts of patronage and nonpatronage income or loss were properly computed. Current Actions: There are no changes being made to the form at this time. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations and farms. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,650. Estimated Time Per Respondent: 13 hours, 20 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 22,006. 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 VerDate Aug<31>2005 20:34 Jun 01, 2007 Jkt 211001 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 25, 2007. R. Joseph Durbala, IRS Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. E7–10652 Filed 6–1–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 709 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 709, United States Gift (and GenerationSkipping Transfer) Tax Return. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before August 3, 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 copies of the form and instructions should be directed to Allan Hopkins, (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: United States Gift (and Generation-Skipping Transfer) Tax Return. PO 00000 Frm 00177 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 30919 OMB Number: 1545–0020. Form Number: 709. Abstract: Form 709 is used by individuals to report transfers subject to the gift and generation-skipping transfer taxes and to compute these taxes. The IRS uses the information to collect and enforce these taxes, to verify that the taxes are properly computed, and to compute the tax base for the estate tax. Current Actions: There are no changes being made to Form 709 at this time. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Number of Respondents: 278,500. Estimated Time per Respondent: 5 hours, 47 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,609,730. 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 25, 2007 R. Joseph Durbala, IRS Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. E7–10653 Filed 6–1–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P E:\FR\FM\04JNN1.SGM 04JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 106 (Monday, June 4, 2007)]
[Notices]
[Page 30919]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E7-10653]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Internal Revenue Service


Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 709

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 709, United States Gift (and Generation-Skipping Transfer) Tax 
Return.

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before August 3, 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 copies of the 
form and instructions should be directed to Allan Hopkins, (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: United States Gift (and Generation-Skipping Transfer) Tax 
Return.
    OMB Number: 1545-0020.
    Form Number: 709.
    Abstract: Form 709 is used by individuals to report transfers 
subject to the gift and generation-skipping transfer taxes and to 
compute these taxes. The IRS uses the information to collect and 
enforce these taxes, to verify that the taxes are properly computed, 
and to compute the tax base for the estate tax.
    Current Actions: There are no changes being made to Form 709 at 
this time.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 278,500.
    Estimated Time per Respondent: 5 hours, 47 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,609,730.
    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 25, 2007
R. Joseph Durbala,
IRS Reports Clearance Officer.
 [FR Doc. E7-10653 Filed 6-1-07; 8:45 am]
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