Agency Information Collection Activities Under OMB Review, 62731-62732 [E7-21770]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 214 / Tuesday, November 6, 2007 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Internal Revenue Service Advisory Group to the Commissioner of Internal Revenue; Renewal of Charter Information Reporting Program Advisory Committee; Renewal of Charter Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. AGENCY: 62731 DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0095] Agency Information Collection Activities Under OMB Review Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: AGENCY: ACTION: Notice. ACTION: The Charter for the Internal Revenue Service Advisory Council (IRSAC) will renew for a two-year period beginning November 2, 2007. SUMMARY: Notice. The Charter for the Information Reporting Program Advisory Committee will renew for a two-year period beginning November 2, 2007. SUMMARY: Ms. Lorenza Wilds, National Public Liaison, 202–622–6440 (not a toll-free number). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Notice is hereby given under section 10(a) (2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. (1988), and with the approval of the Secretary of the Treasury to announce the renewal of the Internal Revenue Service Advisory Council (IRSAC). The primary purpose of the Advisory Council is to provide an organized public forum for senior Internal Revenue Service executives and representatives of the public to discuss relevant tax administration issues. As an advisory body designed to focus on broad policy matters, the IRSAC reviews existing tax policy and/or makes recommendations with respect to emerging tax administration issues. The IRSAC suggests operational improvements, offers constructive observations regarding current or proposed IRS policies, programs, and procedures, and suggest improvements with respect to issues having substantive effect on federal tax administration. Conveying the public’s perception of IRS activities to Internal Revenue Service executives, the IRSAC is comprised of individuals who bring substantial, disparate experience and diverse backgrounds. Membership is balanced to include representation from the taxpaying public, the tax professional community, small and large businesses, state tax administration, and the payroll community. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. Ms. Caryl Grant, National Public Liaison, 202–927–3641 (not a toll-free number). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Notice is hereby given under section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. (1988), and with the approval of the Secretary of the Treasury to announce the renewal of the Information Reporting Program Advisory Committee (IRPAC). The primary purpose of the Advisory Committee is to provide an organized public forum for discussion of relevant information reporting issues of mutual concern as between Internal Revenue Service (‘‘IRS’’) officials and representatives of the public. Advisory committee members convey the public’s perception of IRS activities, advise with respect to specific information reporting administration issues, provide constructive observations regarding current or proposed IRS policies, programs, and procedures, and propose significant improvements in information reporting operations and the Information Reporting Program. Members are comprised of a diverse group of dedicated and talented professionals who bring substantial disparate experience and backgrounds to the Committee activities. Membership is balanced to include representation from the taxpaying public, the tax professional community, small and large businesses, state tax administrators, academics, preparers, and the payroll community. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: October 26, 2007. Chris Neighbor, Branch Chief, National Public Liaison. [FR Doc. E7–21703 Filed 11–5–07; 8:45 am] Dated: October 30, 2007. Cynthia A. Vanderpool, Branch Chief, National Public Liaison. [FR Doc. E7–21764 Filed 11–5–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P BILLING CODE 4830–01–P VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:55 Nov 05, 2007 Jkt 214001 PO 00000 Frm 00109 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501–3521), 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. 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 December 6, 2007. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through 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– 0095’’ in any correspondence. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Denise McLamb, Records Management Service (005R1B), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420, (202) 461– 7485, FAX (202) 273–0443 or e-mail denise.mclamb@mail.va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0095.’’ SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Pension Claim Questionnaire for Farm Income, VA Form 21–4165. OMB Control Number: 2900–0095. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VA Form 21–4165 is used to gather information necessary to determine a claimant’s countable annual income and available assets due to farm operations. Farm income is not necessarily received on a weekly or monthly basis, and farm operating expenses must be considered in determining a claimant’s eligibility to income-based benefits. 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 August 22, 2007, at page 47128. E:\FR\FM\06NON1.SGM 06NON1 62732 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 214 / Tuesday, November 6, 2007 / Notices Affected Public: Individuals or households, and farms. Estimated Annual Burden: 1,038 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 30 minutes. Frequency of Response: Annually. Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,075. Titles Dated: October 30, 2007. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E7–21770 Filed 11–5–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P Abstract DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0080] Agency Information Collection Activities Under OMB Review Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. AGENCY: ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501–3521), this notice announces that the Veterans Health Administration (VHA), Department of Veterans Affairs, has submitted the collection of information abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The PRA submission describes the nature of the information collection and its expected cost and burden and includes the actual data collection instrument. Comments must be submitted on or before December 6, 2007. DATES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through 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– 0080’’ in any correspondence. ADDRESSES: mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Denise McLamb, Records Management Service (005R1B), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420, (202) 461– 7485, fax (202) 273–0443 or e-mail denise.mclamb@mail.va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0080.’’ SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:55 Nov 05, 2007 Jkt 214001 a. Claim for Payment of Cost of Unauthorized Medical Services, VA Form 10–583. b. Funeral Arrangements Form for Disposition of Remains of the Deceased, VA Form 10–2065. c. Authority and Invoice for Travel by Ambulance or Other Hired Vehicle, VA Form 10–2511. d. Authorization and Invoice for Medical and Hospital Services, VA Form 10–7078. e. Request for Payment of Beneficiary Travel after the Date of Service. OMB Control Number: 2900–0080. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. a. VA Form 10–583 is used to request payment or reimbursement of the cost of unauthorized non-VA medical services. b. VA Form 10–2065 is completed by VA personnel during an interview with relatives of the deceased, and to identify the funeral home to which the remains are to be released. The form is also used as a control document when VA is requested to arrange for the transportation of the deceased from the place of death to the place of burial, and/or when burial is requested in a National Cemetery. c. VA Form 10–2511 is used to process payment for ambulance or other hired vehicular forms of transportation for eligible veterans to and from VA health care facilities for examination, treatment or care. d. VA uses VA Form 10–7078 to authorize expenditures from the medical care account and process payment of medical and hospital services provided by other than Federal health providers to VA beneficiaries. e. Claimants who request payment for beneficiary travel after the time of service may do so in writing or in person. 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 August 29, 2007 at pages 49758–49759. Affected Public: Business or other for profit, Individuals or households, and not for profit institutions. Estimated Total Annual Burden: 30,391 hours. a. VA Form 10–583—17,188. b. VA Form 10–2065—2,053. c. VA Form 10–2511—2,333. d. VA Form 10–7078—8,400. PO 00000 Frm 00110 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 e. Request for Payment of Beneficiary Travel after the Date of Service—417. Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: a. VA Form 10–583—15 minutes. b. VA Form 10–2065—5 minutes. c. VA Form 10–2511—2 minutes. d. VA Form 10–7078—2 minutes. e. Request for Payment of Beneficiary Travel after the Date of Service—1 minute. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 440,380. a. VA Form 10–583—68,750 respondents. b. VA Form 10–2065—24,630 respondents. c. VA Form 10–2511—70,000 respondents. d. VA Form 10–7078—252,000 respondents. e. Request for Payment of Beneficiary Travel after the Date of Service—25,000. Dated: October 30, 2007. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E7–21771 Filed 11–5–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0055] 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 on information needed to determine surviving spouse of a veteran eligibility for a VA home loan. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before January 7, 2008. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through E:\FR\FM\06NON1.SGM 06NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 214 (Tuesday, November 6, 2007)]
[Notices]
[Pages 62731-62732]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E7-21770]


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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0095]


Agency Information Collection Activities Under OMB Review

AGENCY: Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans 
Affairs.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 
(44 U.S.C. 3501-3521), 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. 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 December 6, 2007.

ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information 
through 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. 2900-0095'' in any correspondence.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Denise McLamb, Records Management 
Service (005R1B), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, 
NW., Washington, DC 20420, (202) 461-7485, FAX (202) 273-0443 or e-mail 
denise.mclamb@mail.va.gov. Please refer to ``OMB Control No. 2900-
0095.''

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title: Pension Claim Questionnaire for Farm Income, VA Form 21-
4165.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0095.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: VA Form 21-4165 is used to gather information necessary 
to determine a claimant's countable annual income and available assets 
due to farm operations. Farm income is not necessarily received on a 
weekly or monthly basis, and farm operating expenses must be considered 
in determining a claimant's eligibility to income-based benefits.
    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 August 22, 2007, at page 47128.

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    Affected Public: Individuals or households, and farms.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 1,038 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 30 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: Annually.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,075.

    Dated: October 30, 2007.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Denise McLamb,
Program Analyst, Records Management Service.
[FR Doc. E7-21770 Filed 11-5-07; 8:45 am]
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