Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 8508, 6947 [E9-2832]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 27 / Wednesday, February 11, 2009 / Notices mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES a significant risk of committing, acts of terrorism that threaten the security of U.S. nationals or the national security, foreign policy, or economy of the United States; (3) persons determined by the Director of OFAC, in consultation with the Departments of State, Homeland Security and Justice, to be owned or controlled by, or to act for or on behalf of those persons listed in the Annex to the Order or those persons determined to be subject to subsection 1(b), 1(c), or 1(d)(i) of the Order; and (4) except as provided in section 5 of the Order and after such consultation, if any, with foreign authorities as the Secretary of State, in consultation with the Secretary of the Treasury, the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security and the Attorney General, deems appropriate in the exercise of his discretion, persons determined by the Director of OFAC, in consultation with the Departments of State, Homeland Security and Justice, to assist in, sponsor, or provide financial, material, or technological support for, or financial or other services to or in support of, such acts of terrorism or those persons listed in the Annex to the Order or determined to be subject to the Order or to be otherwise associated with those persons listed in the Annex to the Order or those persons determined to be subject to subsection 1(b), 1(c), or 1(d)(i) of the Order. On February 4, 2009 the Director of OFAC, in consultation with the Departments of State, Homeland Security, Justice and other relevant agencies, designated, pursuant to one or more of the criteria set forth in subsections 1(b), 1(c) or 1(d) of the Order, one entity whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to Executive Order 13224. The designee is as follows: FREE LIFE PARTY OF KURDISTAN (a.k.a. KURDISTAN FREE LIFE PARTY; a.k.a. PARTIYA JIYANA AZAD A KURDISTANE; a.k.a. PARTY OF FREE LIFE OF KURDISTAN; a.k.a. PEJAK; a.k.a. PEZHAK; a.k.a. PJAK), Qandil Mountain, Irbil Governorate, Iraq; Razgah, Iran [SDGT] Dated: February 4, 2009. Adam J. Szubin, Director, Office of Foreign Assets Control. [FR Doc. E9–2819 Filed 2–10–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4811–45–P VerDate Nov<24>2008 17:58 Feb 10, 2009 Jkt 217001 DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 8508 AGENCY: Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. 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 8508, Request for Waiver From Filing Information Returns Electronically (Forms W–2, W–2G, 1042–S, 1098 Series, 1099 Series, 5498 Series, and 8027). DATES: Written comments should be received on or before April 13, 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, (202) 622–6688 at Internal Revenue Service, Room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20224, or through the Internet at Carolyn.N.Brown@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Request for Waiver From Filing Information Returns Electronically (Forms W–2, W–2G, 1042–S, 1098 Series, 1099 Series, 5498 Series, and 8027). OMB Number: 1545–0957. Form Number: Form 8508. Abstract: Certain filers of information returns are required by law to file electronically. In some instances, waivers from this requirement are necessary and justified. Form 8508 is submitted by the filer and provides information on which IRS will base its waiver determination. 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, Farms, Federal PO 00000 Frm 00093 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 6947 Government, State, Local or Tribal Government, and Not-for-Profit institutions. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,000. Estimated Time per Respondent: 45 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 750. 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 23, 2009. R. Joseph Durbala, IRS Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 27 (Wednesday, February 11, 2009)]
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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Internal Revenue Service


Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 8508

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 8508, Request for Waiver From Filing Information Returns 
Electronically (Forms W-2, W-2G, 1042-S, 1098 Series, 1099 Series, 5498 
Series, and 8027).

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before April 13, 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, (202) 622-6688 at Internal Revenue Service, Room 6129, 1111 
Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20224, or through the Internet 
at Carolyn.N.Brown@irs.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title: Request for Waiver From Filing Information Returns 
Electronically (Forms W-2, W-2G, 1042-S, 1098 Series, 1099 Series, 5498 
Series, and 8027).
    OMB Number: 1545-0957.
    Form Number: Form 8508.
    Abstract: Certain filers of information returns are required by law 
to file electronically. In some instances, waivers from this 
requirement are necessary and justified. Form 8508 is submitted by the 
filer and provides information on which IRS will base its waiver 
determination.
    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, 
Farms, Federal Government, State, Local or Tribal Government, and Not-
for-Profit institutions.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,000.
    Estimated Time per Respondent: 45 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 750.
    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 23, 2009.
R. Joseph Durbala,
IRS Reports Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. E9-2832 Filed 2-10-09; 8:45 am]
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