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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 104 / Tuesday, June 2, 2009 / Notices 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. E9–12684 Filed 6–1–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service [INTL–485–89] Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project 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 an existing final regulation, INTL–485–89 (TD 8400), Taxation of Gain or Loss from Certain Nonfunctional Currency Transactions (Section 988 Transactions) (Sections 1.988–0 through 1.988–5). DATES: Written comments should be received on or before August 3, 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 regulation should be directed to Carolyn N. Brown, (202) 622–6688, or at Internal Revenue Service, room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20224, or through the Internet, at Carolyn.N.Brown@irs.gov. VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:43 Jun 01, 2009 Jkt 217001 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Taxation of Gain or Loss from Certain Nonfunctional Currency Transactions (Section 988 Transactions). OMB Number: 1545–1131. Regulation Project Number: INTL– 485–89. Abstract: Internal Revenue Code sections 988(c)(1)(D) and (E) allow taxpayers to make elections concerning the taxation of exchange gain or loss on certain foreign currency denominated transactions. In addition, Code sections 988(a)(1)(B) and 988(d) require taxpayers to identify transactions which generate capital gain or loss or which are hedges of other transactions. This regulation provides guidance on making the elections and complying with the identification rules. Current Actions: There is no change to this existing regulation. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Individuals or households and businesses or other forprofit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 5,000. Estimated Time per Respondent: 40 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 3,333. 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 PO 00000 Frm 00117 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 26477 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. E9–12687 Filed 6–1–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 1066 and Schedule Q (Form 1066) 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 1066, U.S. Real Estate Mortgage Investment Conduit (REMIC) Income Tax Return and Schedule Q (Form 1066), Quarterly Notice to Residual Interest Holder of REMIC Taxable Income or Net Loss Allocation. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before August 3, 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, 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: Form 1066, U.S. Real Estate Mortgage Investment Conduit (REMIC) Income Tax Return and Schedule Q (Form 1066), Quarterly Notice to Residual Interest Holder of REMIC Taxable Income or Net Loss Allocation. OMB Number: 1545–1014. Form Number: Form 1066 and Schedule Q (Form 1066). Abstract: Form 1066 and Schedule Q (Form 1066) are used by a real estate E:\FR\FM\02JNN1.SGM 02JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 104 (Tuesday, June 2, 2009)]
[Notices]
[Page 26477]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-12687]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Internal Revenue Service

[INTL-485-89]


Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project

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 an 
existing final regulation, INTL-485-89 (TD 8400), Taxation of Gain or 
Loss from Certain Nonfunctional Currency Transactions (Section 988 
Transactions) (Sections 1.988-0 through 1.988-5).

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before August 3, 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 regulation should be directed to Carolyn N. Brown, (202) 
622-6688, or 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: Taxation of Gain or Loss from Certain Nonfunctional Currency 
Transactions (Section 988 Transactions).
    OMB Number: 1545-1131.
    Regulation Project Number: INTL-485-89.
    Abstract: Internal Revenue Code sections 988(c)(1)(D) and (E) allow 
taxpayers to make elections concerning the taxation of exchange gain or 
loss on certain foreign currency denominated transactions. In addition, 
Code sections 988(a)(1)(B) and 988(d) require taxpayers to identify 
transactions which generate capital gain or loss or which are hedges of 
other transactions. This regulation provides guidance on making the 
elections and complying with the identification rules.
    Current Actions: There is no change to this existing regulation.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households and businesses or other 
for-profit organizations.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 5,000.
    Estimated Time per Respondent: 40 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 3,333.
    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. E9-12687 Filed 6-1-09; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4830-01-P