Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) Program Availability of Application Packages, 26273 [E9-12168]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 103 / Monday, June 1, 2009 / Notices • Tax Exempt Bonds: Record Retention Requirements for Tax-Exempt Bonds and Tax Credit Bonds: A Specific Proposal for Published Guidance. • Federal, State and Local Governments: Federal-State-Local Government Compliance Verification Checklist for Public Employers Last minute agenda changes may preclude advance notice. Due to limited seating and security requirements, attendees must call Cynthia PhillipsGrady to confirm their attendance. Ms. PhillipsGrady can be reached at (202) 283–9954. Attendees are encouraged to arrive at least 30 minutes before the meeting begins to allow sufficient time for security clearance. Picture identification must be presented. Please use the main entrance at 1111 Constitution Ave., NW., to enter the building. Should you wish the ACT to consider a written statement, please call (202) 283–9966, or write to: Internal Revenue Service; 1111 Constitution Ave., NW.; SE:T:CL—Penn Bldg; Washington, DC 20224, or e-mail Steve.J.Pyrek@irs.gov. Dated: May 20, 2009. Steven J. Pyrek, Designated Federal Official, Tax Exempt and Government Entities Division. [FR Doc. E9–12171 Filed 5–29–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) Program Availability of Application Packages AGENCY: Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice. This document provides notice of the availability of Application Packages for the 2010 Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) Program. DATES: Application Packages are available from the IRS at this time. The deadline for submitting an application package to the IRS for the 2010 Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) Program is August 3, 2009. Applications must be submitted via hardcopy by the United States Postal Service, mail, or private delivery service by the deadline date. Applications will not be accepted electronically through Grants.gov. due to the increased system activity expected resulting from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. ADDRESSES: Application Packages may be requested by contacting: Internal SUMMARY: VerDate Nov<24>2008 15:29 May 29, 2009 Jkt 217001 Revenue Service, 401 W. Peachtree St., NW., Stop 420–D, Atlanta, GA 30308, Attention: Tax Counseling for the Elderly Grant Program Office. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The TCE Grant Program Office at the nontoll-free telephone number (404) 338– 7894 or by e-mail at tce.grant.office@irs.gov. Authority for the Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) Program is contained in Section 163 of the Revenue Act of 1978, Public Law 95–600, (92 Stat. 12810), November 6, 1978. Regulations were published in the Federal Register at 44 FR 72113 on December 13, 1979. Section 163 gives the IRS authority to enter into cooperative agreements with private or public non-profit agencies or organizations to establish a network of trained volunteers to provide free tax information and return preparation assistance to elderly individuals. Elderly individuals are defined as individuals age 60 and over at the close of their taxable year. Cooperative agreements will be entered into based upon competition among eligible agencies and organizations. Because applications are being solicited before the FY 2010 budget has been approved, cooperative agreements will be entered into subject to appropriation of funds. Once funded, sponsoring agencies and organizations will receive a grant from the IRS for administrative expenses and to reimburse volunteers for expenses incurred in training and in providing tax return assistance. The Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) Program is referenced in the Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance in Section 21.006. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: May 13, 2009. Elizabeth Blair, Chief, Grant Program Office. [FR Doc. E9–12168 Filed 5–29–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–New (NSV)] Agency Information Collection (National Survey of Veterans, Active Duty Service Members, Activated National Guard and Reserve Members, Family Members and Survivors) Activities Under OMB Review AGENCY: Office of Policy and Planning, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. PO 00000 Frm 00088 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 26273 SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501–3521), this notice announces that the Office of Policy and Planning (OPP), Department of Veterans Affairs, has submitted the collection of information as abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The PRA submission describes the nature of the information collection and its expected cost and burden; it includes the actual data collection instrument. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before July 1, 2009. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through http://www.Regulations.gov; or to VA’s OMB Desk Officer, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, New Executive Office Building, Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503, (202) 395–7316. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control 2900–New (NSV)’’ in any correspondence. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Denise McLamb, Enterprise Records Service (005R1B), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420, (202) 461– 7485, FAX (202) 273–0443 or e-mail: denise.mclamb@.va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–New (NSV). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: National Survey of Veterans, Active Duty Service Members, Activated National Guard and Reserve Members, Family Members and Survivors (NSV). OMB Control Number: 2900–New (NSV). Type of Review: New collection. Abstract: The NSV will be conducted to obtain needed information that is not available in VA administrative files. The survey will be used to help VA improve services for beneficiaries and their families. For the first time, the NSV will include active duty service members; activated National Guard and Reserves; and family members and survivors in addition to veterans. The scope of the survey will be expanded to address the requirements of Public Law 108–454, section 805, to assess awareness of veterans’ benefits and services. The NSV provides VA, Congress, stakeholders, and the public more accurate descriptions and assessments of the characteristics of the veteran population to evaluate existing programs and policies, to establish baseline measures before planning and implementing new programs and policies, and to monitor progress of programs and policies and their impacts on the population. The NSV will provide information to support VA policy, planning, and quality improvement decisions. E:\FR\FM\01JNN1.SGM 01JNN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Internal Revenue Service


Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) Program Availability of 
Application Packages

AGENCY: Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: This document provides notice of the availability of 
Application Packages for the 2010 Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) 
Program.

DATES: Application Packages are available from the IRS at this time. 
The deadline for submitting an application package to the IRS for the 
2010 Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) Program is August 3, 2009. 
Applications must be submitted via hardcopy by the United States Postal 
Service, mail, or private delivery service by the deadline date.
    Applications will not be accepted electronically through 
Grants.gov. due to the increased system activity expected resulting 
from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.

ADDRESSES: Application Packages may be requested by contacting: 
Internal Revenue Service, 401 W. Peachtree St., NW., Stop 420-D, 
Atlanta, GA 30308, Attention: Tax Counseling for the Elderly Grant 
Program Office.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The TCE Grant Program Office at the 
non-toll-free telephone number (404) 338-7894 or by e-mail at 
tce.grant.office@irs.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Authority for the Tax Counseling for the 
Elderly (TCE) Program is contained in Section 163 of the Revenue Act of 
1978, Public Law 95-600, (92 Stat. 12810), November 6, 1978. 
Regulations were published in the Federal Register at 44 FR 72113 on 
December 13, 1979. Section 163 gives the IRS authority to enter into 
cooperative agreements with private or public non-profit agencies or 
organizations to establish a network of trained volunteers to provide 
free tax information and return preparation assistance to elderly 
individuals. Elderly individuals are defined as individuals age 60 and 
over at the close of their taxable year.
    Cooperative agreements will be entered into based upon competition 
among eligible agencies and organizations. Because applications are 
being solicited before the FY 2010 budget has been approved, 
cooperative agreements will be entered into subject to appropriation of 
funds. Once funded, sponsoring agencies and organizations will receive 
a grant from the IRS for administrative expenses and to reimburse 
volunteers for expenses incurred in training and in providing tax 
return assistance. The Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) Program is 
referenced in the Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance in Section 
21.006.

    Dated: May 13, 2009.
Elizabeth Blair,
Chief, Grant Program Office.
 [FR Doc. E9-12168 Filed 5-29-09; 8:45 am]
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