Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Revenue Procedure 2008-50, 10807 [E9-5307]

Download as PDF cprice-sewell on PRODPC61 with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 47 / Thursday, March 12, 2009 / Notices of closing agreement under Code section 7121 called a pre-filing agreement. Current Actions: Due to revision of the revenue procedure, burden hours decreased by 36,081. The total burden hours are now 13,134. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents/ Recordkeepers: 216. Estimated Time per Response: 60 hours, 48 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 13,134. The following paragraph applies to all the collections of information covered by this notice. 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: February 27, 2009. R. Joseph Durbala, IRS Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. E9–5306 Filed 3–11–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P VerDate Nov<24>2008 14:56 Mar 11, 2009 Jkt 217001 DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Revenue Procedure 2008– 50 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 Revenue Procedure 2008–50, Employee Plans Compliance Resolution System. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before May 11, 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 revenue procedure should be directed to Carolyn N. Brown, 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: Employee Plans Compliance Resolution System. OMB Number: 1545–1673. Revenue Procedure Number: Revenue Procedure 2008–50. Abstract: The information requested in Revenue Procedure 2008–50 is required to enable the Internal Revenue Service to make determinations regarding the issuance of various types of closing agreements and compliance statements. The issuance of closing agreements and compliance statements allows individual plans to continue to maintain their tax-qualified status. As a result, the favorable tax treatment of the benefits of the eligible employees is retained. Current Actions: There are no changes being made to this revenue procedure at this time. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Individuals, business or other for-profit organizations, not-for- PO 00000 Frm 00104 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 10807 profit institutions, and state, local or tribal governments. Estimated Number of Respondents: 19,434. Estimated Time per Respondent: 3 hours, 55 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 76,222. 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: February 27, 2009. R. Joseph Durbala, IRS Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 47 (Thursday, March 12, 2009)]
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[FR Doc No: E9-5307]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Internal Revenue Service


Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Revenue Procedure 2008-
50

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 
Revenue Procedure 2008-50, Employee Plans Compliance Resolution System.

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before May 11, 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 revenue procedure should be directed to Carolyn N. Brown, 
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: Employee Plans Compliance Resolution System.
    OMB Number: 1545-1673.
    Revenue Procedure Number: Revenue Procedure 2008-50.
    Abstract: The information requested in Revenue Procedure 2008-50 is 
required to enable the Internal Revenue Service to make determinations 
regarding the issuance of various types of closing agreements and 
compliance statements. The issuance of closing agreements and 
compliance statements allows individual plans to continue to maintain 
their tax-qualified status. As a result, the favorable tax treatment of 
the benefits of the eligible employees is retained.
    Current Actions: There are no changes being made to this revenue 
procedure at this time.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Individuals, business or other for-profit 
organizations, not-for-profit institutions, and state, local or tribal 
governments.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 19,434.
    Estimated Time per Respondent: 3 hours, 55 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 76,222.
    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: February 27, 2009.
R. Joseph Durbala,
IRS Reports Clearance Officer.
 [FR Doc. E9-5307 Filed 3-11-09; 8:45 am]
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