Electronic Tax Administration Advisory Committee (ETAAC), 25811-25812 [E9-12464]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 102 / Friday, May 29, 2009 / Notices maintenance, and purchase of services to provide information. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES through the Internet at Allan.M.Hopkins@irs.gov. Approved: May 21, 2009. R. Joseph Durbala, IRS Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. E9–12461 Filed 5–28–09; 8:45 am] Title: Qualifying Advanced Coal Project Program. OMB Number: 1545–2003. Form Number: Notice 2006–24. Abstract: This notice establishes the qualifying advanced coal project program under section 48A of the Internal Revenue Code. The notice provides the time and manner for a taxpayer to apply for an allocation of qualifying advanced coal project credits and, once the taxpayer has received this allocation, the time and manner for the taxpayer to file for a certification of its qualifying advanced coal project. Current Actions: There are no changes to the total burden being made at this point in time. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Businesses and other for-profit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 45. Estimated Time Per Respondent: 110 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 4,950. 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, VerDate Nov<24>2008 17:24 May 28, 2009 Jkt 217001 BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 13285–A 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 13285–A, Reducing Tax Burden on America’s Taxpayers. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before June 19, 2006 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: Reducing Tax Burden on America’s Taxpayers. OMB Number: 1545–2009. Form Number: 13285–A. Abstract: The IRS Office of Taxpayer Burden Reduction (TBR) needs the taxpaying public’s help to identify meaningful taxpayer burden reduction opportunities that impact a large number of taxpayers. This form should be used to refer ideas for reducing taxpayer burden to the TBR for consideration and implementation. Current Actions: There are no changes being made to the form at this time. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. PO 00000 Frm 00115 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 25811 Affected Public: Individuals or households, business or other for-profit organizations, non-profit institutions, farms, Federal Government, State, local or tribal governments. Estimated Number of Respondents: 250. Estimated Time per Response: 25 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 62. 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: May 18, 2009. R. Joseph Durbala, IRS Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. E9–12465 Filed 5–28–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Electronic Tax Administration Advisory Committee (ETAAC) AGENCY: Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice of open meeting. E:\FR\FM\29MYN1.SGM 29MYN1 25812 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 102 / Friday, May 29, 2009 / Notices SUMMARY: In 1998 the Internal Revenue Service established the Electronic Tax Administration Advisory Committee (ETAAC). The primary purpose of ETAAC is for industry partners to provide an organized public forum for discussion of electronic tax administration issues in support of the overriding goal that paperless filing should be the preferred and most convenient method of filing tax and information returns. ETAAC offers constructive observations about current or proposed policies, programs, and procedures, and suggests improvements. Listed is a summary of the agenda along with the planned discussion topics. Summarized Agenda 8:30 a.m.—Meet and Greet 9 a.m.—Meeting Opens 11 a.m.—Meeting Adjourns The topics for discussion include: (1) ETAAC’s Annual Report to Congress (2) IRS response to Annual Report to Congress (3) Report from ETAAC’s MeF 1040 Subcommittee mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES Note: Last-minute changes to these topics are possible and could prevent advance notice. VerDate Nov<24>2008 17:24 May 28, 2009 Jkt 217001 DATES: There will be a meeting of ETAAC on Friday, June 19, 2009. You must register in advance to be put on a guest list to attend the meeting. This meeting will be open to the public, and will be in a room that accommodates approximately 40 people, including members of ETAAC and IRS officials. Seats are available to members of the public on a first-come, first-served basis. Escorts will be provided so attendees are encouraged to arrive at least 30 minutes before the meeting begins. Members of the public may file written statements sharing ideas for electronic tax administration. Send written statements to etaac@irs.gov. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Internal Revenue Service, 1111 Constitution Avenue, NW., Room 2116, Washington, DC 20024. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: You must provide your name in advance for the guest list and be able to show your state-issued picture identification on the day of the meeting. Otherwise, you will not be able to attend the meeting as this is a secured building. To receive a copy of the agenda or general information about ETAAC, please contact Cassandra Daniels on 202–283–2178 or at etaac@irs.gov by Monday, June 15, 2009. PO 00000 Frm 00116 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Notification of intent should include your name, organization and telephone number. Please spell out all names if you leave a voice message. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: ETAAC reports to the Director, Electronic Tax Administration and Refundable Credits, who is also the executive responsible for the electronic tax administration program. Increasing participation by external stakeholders in the development and implementation of the strategy for electronic tax administration will help IRS achieve the goal that paperless filing should be the preferred and most convenient method of filing tax and information returns. ETAAC members are not paid for their time or services, but consistent with Federal regulations, they are reimbursed for their travel and lodging expenses to attend the public meetings, working sessions, and an orientation each year. Dated: May 20, 2009. Angela Kraus, Chief, Relationship Management Branch, Electronic Tax Administration and Refundable Credits. [FR Doc. E9–12464 Filed 5–28–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P E:\FR\FM\29MYN1.SGM 29MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 102 (Friday, May 29, 2009)]
[Notices]
[Pages 25811-25812]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-12464]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Internal Revenue Service


Electronic Tax Administration Advisory Committee (ETAAC)

AGENCY: Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury.

ACTION: Notice of open meeting.

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SUMMARY: In 1998 the Internal Revenue Service established the 
Electronic Tax Administration Advisory Committee (ETAAC). The primary 
purpose of ETAAC is for industry partners to provide an organized 
public forum for discussion of electronic tax administration issues in 
support of the overriding goal that paperless filing should be the 
preferred and most convenient method of filing tax and information 
returns. ETAAC offers constructive observations about current or 
proposed policies, programs, and procedures, and suggests improvements. 
Listed is a summary of the agenda along with the planned discussion 
topics.

Summarized Agenda

8:30 a.m.--Meet and Greet
9 a.m.--Meeting Opens
11 a.m.--Meeting Adjourns

    The topics for discussion include:

(1) ETAAC's Annual Report to Congress
(2) IRS response to Annual Report to Congress
(3) Report from ETAAC's MeF 1040 Subcommittee

    Note: Last-minute changes to these topics are possible and could 
prevent advance notice.

DATES: There will be a meeting of ETAAC on Friday, June 19, 2009. You 
must register in advance to be put on a guest list to attend the 
meeting. This meeting will be open to the public, and will be in a room 
that accommodates approximately 40 people, including members of ETAAC 
and IRS officials. Seats are available to members of the public on a 
first-come, first-served basis. Escorts will be provided so attendees 
are encouraged to arrive at least 30 minutes before the meeting begins. 
Members of the public may file written statements sharing ideas for 
electronic tax administration. Send written statements to 
etaac@irs.gov.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Internal Revenue Service, 
1111 Constitution Avenue, NW., Room 2116, Washington, DC 20024.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: You must provide your name in advance 
for the guest list and be able to show your state-issued picture 
identification on the day of the meeting. Otherwise, you will not be 
able to attend the meeting as this is a secured building. To receive a 
copy of the agenda or general information about ETAAC, please contact 
Cassandra Daniels on 202-283-2178 or at etaac@irs.gov by Monday, June 
15, 2009. Notification of intent should include your name, organization 
and telephone number. Please spell out all names if you leave a voice 
message.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: ETAAC reports to the Director, Electronic 
Tax Administration and Refundable Credits, who is also the executive 
responsible for the electronic tax administration program. Increasing 
participation by external stakeholders in the development and 
implementation of the strategy for electronic tax administration will 
help IRS achieve the goal that paperless filing should be the preferred 
and most convenient method of filing tax and information returns.
    ETAAC members are not paid for their time or services, but 
consistent with Federal regulations, they are reimbursed for their 
travel and lodging expenses to attend the public meetings, working 
sessions, and an orientation each year.

    Dated: May 20, 2009.
Angela Kraus,
Chief, Relationship Management Branch, Electronic Tax Administration 
and Refundable Credits.
[FR Doc. E9-12464 Filed 5-28-09; 8:45 am]
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