Proposed Collection; Comment Request for REG-118861-00, 15057 [E9-7335]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 62 / Thursday, April 2, 2009 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for REG–118861–00 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 REG– 118861–00, Application of section 338 to Insurance Companies. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before June 1, 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 Allan Hopkins, (202) 622–6665, at Internal Revenue Service, room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224, or through the Internet at Allan.M.Hopkins@irs.gov. mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Application of section 338 to Insurance Companies. OMB Number: 1545–1990. Form Number: REG–118861–00. Abstract: REG–118861–00, Application of section 338 to Insurance Companies, will allow companies to retroactively apply the regulations to transactions completed prior to the effective date and to stop an election to use a historic loss payment pattern. Current Actions: There is no change in the paperwork burden previously approved by OMB. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Businesses and other for-profit organizations, Farms. Estimated Number of Respondents: 12. Estimated Time Per Respondent: 1 hour. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 12. VerDate Nov<24>2008 17:43 Apr 01, 2009 Jkt 217001 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: March 16, 2009. R. Joseph Durbala, IRS Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. E9–7335 Filed 4–1–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 8903 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 PO 00000 Frm 00106 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 15057 soliciting comments concerning Form 8903, Domestic Production Activities Deduction. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before June 1, 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: Domestic Production Activities Deduction. OMB Number: 1545–1984. Form Number: 8903. Abstract: Taxpayers will use the new Form 8903 and related instructions to calculate the domestic production activities deduction. Current Actions: Burden hours increased to 6,450,000 due to a previous computation error. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations. Estimated Number of Responses: 300,000. Estimated Time per Response: 21 hours, 30 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 6,450,000. 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; E:\FR\FM\02APN1.SGM 02APN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Internal Revenue Service


Proposed Collection; Comment Request for REG-118861-00

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 
REG-118861-00, Application of section 338 to Insurance Companies.

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before June 1, 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 Allan 
Hopkins, (202) 622-6665, at Internal Revenue Service, room 6129, 1111 
Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224, or through the Internet 
at Allan.M.Hopkins@irs.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title: Application of section 338 to Insurance Companies.
    OMB Number: 1545-1990.
    Form Number: REG-118861-00.
    Abstract: REG-118861-00, Application of section 338 to Insurance 
Companies, will allow companies to retroactively apply the regulations 
to transactions completed prior to the effective date and to stop an 
election to use a historic loss payment pattern.
    Current Actions: There is no change in the paperwork burden 
previously approved by OMB.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Businesses and other for-profit organizations, 
Farms.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 12.
    Estimated Time Per Respondent: 1 hour.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 12.
    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: March 16, 2009.
R. Joseph Durbala,
IRS Reports Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. E9-7335 Filed 4-1-09; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4830-01-P