Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project, 2564 [E8-580]

Download as PDF 2564 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 10 / Tuesday, January 15, 2008 / Notices confidential business information provisions of 49 CFR part 512. Requesters are not required to keep copies of any records or reports submitted to us. As a result, the cost imposed to keep records would be zero hours and zero costs. Number of Respondents: We estimate that there will be approximately 450 requests per year. Summary of the Collection of Information: Any entity seeking confidential treatment for information submitted to the agency will be required to request confidential treatment from the agency and to justify that request. To obtain confidential treatment of submitted information, the submitting entity must comply with the requirements in NHTSA’s CBI regulation and satisfy the requirements for one of the exemptions provided under the FOIA, 5 U.S.C. 552(b). ADDRESSES: Send comments, within 30 days, to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, 725 17th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20503, Attention NHTSA Desk Officer. Comments are invited on: Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Department, including whether the information will have practical utility; the accuracy of the Department’s estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; and ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. A comment to OMB is most effective if OMB receives it within 30 days of publication. Issued on: January 9, 2008. Lloyd S. Guerci, Assistant Chief Counsel for Litigation and Enforcement. [FR Doc. E8–487 Filed 1–14–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–59–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES [REG–142299–01 & REG–209135–88] Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:48 Jan 14, 2008 Jkt 214001 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 existing final regulations, REG–142299–01 and REG–209135–88, Certain Transfers of Property to Regulated Investment Companies (RICs) and Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs). DATES: Written comments should be received on or before March 17, 2008 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to R. Joseph Durbala, Internal Revenue Service, Room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20224. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the regulations should be directed to Carolyn N. Brown at Internal Revenue Service, Room 6129, 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: Certain Transfers of Property to Regulated Investment Companies (RICs) and Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs). OMB Number: 1545–1672. Regulation Project Number: REG– 142299–01 and REG–209135–88. Abstract: The regulation applies with respect to the net built-in gain of C corporation property that becomes property of a Regulated Investment Company (RIC) or Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) by the qualification of a C corporation as a RIC or REIT or by the transfer of property of a C corporation to a RIC or REIT in certain tax-free transactions. Depending on the date of the transfer of property or qualification as a RIC or REIT, the regulation provides that either (1) the C corporation will recognize gain as if it had sold the property at fair market value unless the RIC or REIT elects section 1374 treatment or (2) the RIC or REIT will be subject to section 1374 treatment with respect to the net recognized built-in-gain, unless the C corporation elects deemed sale treatment. The regulation provides that a section 1374 election is made by filing a statement, signed by an official authorized to sign the income tax return of the RIC or REIT and attached to the RIC’s or REIT’s Federal income tax PO 00000 Frm 00124 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 return for the taxable year in which the property of the C corporation becomes the property of the RIC or REIT. The regulation provides that a deemed sale election is made by filing a statement, signed by an official authorized to sign the income tax return of the C corporation and attached to the C corporation’s Federal income tax return for the taxable year in which the deemed sale occurs. Current Actions: There are no changes being made to this existing regulation. Type of Review: Extension of currently approved collection. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 140. Estimated Time per Respondent: 30 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 70. 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: January 9, 2008. R. Joseph Durbala, IRS Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. E8–580 Filed 1–14–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P E:\FR\FM\15JAN1.SGM 15JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 10 (Tuesday, January 15, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Page 2564]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-580]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Internal Revenue Service

[REG-142299-01 & REG-209135-88]


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 
existing final regulations, REG-142299-01 and REG-209135-88, Certain 
Transfers of Property to Regulated Investment Companies (RICs) and Real 
Estate Investment Trusts (REITs).

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before March 17, 2008 
to be assured of consideration.

ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to R. Joseph Durbala, Internal 
Revenue Service, Room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, 
DC 20224.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or 
copies of the regulations should be directed to Carolyn N. Brown at 
Internal Revenue Service, Room 6129, 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: Certain Transfers of Property to Regulated Investment 
Companies (RICs) and Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs).
    OMB Number: 1545-1672.
    Regulation Project Number: REG-142299-01 and REG-209135-88.
    Abstract: The regulation applies with respect to the net built-in 
gain of C corporation property that becomes property of a Regulated 
Investment Company (RIC) or Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) by the 
qualification of a C corporation as a RIC or REIT or by the transfer of 
property of a C corporation to a RIC or REIT in certain tax-free 
transactions. Depending on the date of the transfer of property or 
qualification as a RIC or REIT, the regulation provides that either (1) 
the C corporation will recognize gain as if it had sold the property at 
fair market value unless the RIC or REIT elects section 1374 treatment 
or (2) the RIC or REIT will be subject to section 1374 treatment with 
respect to the net recognized built-in-gain, unless the C corporation 
elects deemed sale treatment. The regulation provides that a section 
1374 election is made by filing a statement, signed by an official 
authorized to sign the income tax return of the RIC or REIT and 
attached to the RIC's or REIT's Federal income tax return for the 
taxable year in which the property of the C corporation becomes the 
property of the RIC or REIT. The regulation provides that a deemed sale 
election is made by filing a statement, signed by an official 
authorized to sign the income tax return of the C corporation and 
attached to the C corporation's Federal income tax return for the 
taxable year in which the deemed sale occurs.
    Current Actions: There are no changes being made to this existing 
regulation.
    Type of Review: Extension of currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit organizations.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 140.
    Estimated Time per Respondent: 30 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 70.
    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: January 9, 2008.
R. Joseph Durbala,
IRS Reports Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. E8-580 Filed 1-14-08; 8:45 am]
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