Internal Revenue Service, 73386-73387 [E8-28513]

Download as PDF 73386 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 232 / Tuesday, December 2, 2008 / Notices Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations, non-profit institutions, and Federal, State, local or tribal governments. Estimated Number of Respondents: 15,000. Estimated Time per Respondent: 26 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 6,500. 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: November 14, 2008. R. Joseph Durbala, IRS Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. E8–28511 Filed 12–1–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES [REG–105847–05] Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. AGENCY: VerDate Aug<31>2005 20:52 Dec 01, 2008 Jkt 217001 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 IRS is soliciting comments concerning an existing proposed regulations, REG– 105847–05, Income Attributable to Domestic Production Activities. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before February 2, 2009 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Glenn P. Kirkland, 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 R. Joseph Durbala at Internal Revenue Service, Room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20224, or at (202) 622–3634, or through the Internet at RJoseph.Durbala@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Income Attributable to Domestic Production Activities. OMB Number: 1545–1966. Regulation Project Number: REG– 105847–05. Abstract: The regulations provide guidance with respect to section 199, which provides a deduction for income attributable to domestic production activities. A taxpayer receiving certain patronage dividends or certain qualified per-unit retain allocations from a cooperative (to which subchapter T of the Internal Revenue Code applies), which has manufactured, produced, grown, or extracted, in whole or in significant part, any agricultural or horticultural products, or has marketed any agricultural or horticultural product, is allowed a deduction under section 199. The collection of information in the proposed regulations involves a written notice mailed by a cooperative to its patrons during the payment period described in section 1382 which allows the patrons to claim the section 199 deduction. Current Actions: There is no change to this existing regulation. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations. PO 00000 Frm 00147 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Estimated Number of Respondents: 3,000. Estimated Time per Respondent: 3 Hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 9,000. 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: November 14, 2008. R. Joseph Durbala, IRS Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. E8–28512 Filed 12–1–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 4029 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 E:\FR\FM\02DEN1.SGM 02DEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 232 / Tuesday, December 2, 2008 / Notices 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 4029, Application for Exemption from Social Security and Medicare Taxes and Waiver of Benefits. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before February 2, 2009, 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 form and instructions 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). jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Application for Exemption from Social Security and Medicare Taxes and Waiver of Benefits. OMB Number: 1545–0064. Form Number: 4029. Abstract: Form 4029 is used by members of recognized religious groups to apply for exemption from social security and Medicare taxes under Internal Revenue Code sections 1402(g) and 3127. The information is used to approve or deny exemption from social security and Medicare taxes. Current Actions: Form 4029 was revised, adding 2 line items, 3 code references and 1,161 words. These changes resulted in a program increase of 638 hours. The new burden hours are 3,792. Type of Review: Revision of a current OMB approval. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Number of Respondents: 3,754. Estimated Time per Respondent: 1 hour, 1 min. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 3,792. 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 VerDate Aug<31>2005 20:52 Dec 01, 2008 Jkt 217001 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: November 20, 2008. R. Joseph Durbala, IRS Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. E8–28513 Filed 12–1–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Rev. Proc 2005–51 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 Rev. Proc 2005–51, Revenue Procedures regarding I.R.C. 6707A(e) and Disclosure with the SEC. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before February 2, 2009 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. PO 00000 Frm 00148 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 73387 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the form and instructions should be directed to R. Joseph Durbala, (202) 622–3634, 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: Revenue Procedures regarding I.R.C. 6707A(e) and Disclosure with the SEC. OMB Number: 1545–1956. Form Number: Rev. Proc. 2005–51. Abstract: This revenue procedure provides guidance to persons who are required to disclose payment of certain penalties arising from participation in reportable transactions on forms filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Current Actions: There is no change in the paperwork burden previously approved by OMB. This form is being submitted for renewal purposes only. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Businesses and other for-profit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 859. Estimated Time per Respondent: 50 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 430. 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 E:\FR\FM\02DEN1.SGM 02DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 232 (Tuesday, December 2, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Pages 73386-73387]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-28513]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY


Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for 
Form 4029

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

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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 4029, Application for Exemption from Social 
Security and Medicare Taxes and Waiver of Benefits.

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before February 2, 
2009, 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 form and instructions 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: Application for Exemption from Social Security and Medicare 
Taxes and Waiver of Benefits.
    OMB Number: 1545-0064.
    Form Number: 4029.
    Abstract: Form 4029 is used by members of recognized religious 
groups to apply for exemption from social security and Medicare taxes 
under Internal Revenue Code sections 1402(g) and 3127. The information 
is used to approve or deny exemption from social security and Medicare 
taxes.
    Current Actions: Form 4029 was revised, adding 2 line items, 3 code 
references and 1,161 words. These changes resulted in a program 
increase of 638 hours. The new burden hours are 3,792.
    Type of Review: Revision of a current OMB approval.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 3,754.
    Estimated Time per Respondent: 1 hour, 1 min.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 3,792.
    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: November 20, 2008.
R. Joseph Durbala,
IRS Reports Clearance Officer.
 [FR Doc. E8-28513 Filed 12-1-08; 8:45 am]
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