Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 5500-EZ, 40644 [E9-19266]

Download as PDF 40644 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 154 / Wednesday, August 12, 2009 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 5500–EZ jlentini on DSKJ8SOYB1PROD with NOTICES 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 5500–EZ, Annual Return of OneParticipant (Owners and Their Spouses) Retirement Plan. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before October 13, 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: Annual Return of OneParticipant (Owners and Their Spouses) Retirement Plan. OMB Number: 1545–0956. Form Number: 5500–EZ. Abstract: Form 5500–EZ is an annual return filed by a one-participant or oneparticipant and spouse pension plan. The IRS uses this data to determine if the plan appears to be operating properly as required under the Internal Revenue Code or whether the plan should be audited. Current Actions: There are no changes being made to the form at this time. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations, and farms. Estimated Number of Respondents: 250,000. Estimated Time per Respondent: 27 hours, 5 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 6,770,000. VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:38 Aug 11, 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: July 31, 2009. R. Joseph Durbala, IRS Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. E9–19266 Filed 8–11–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 3468 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. PO 00000 Frm 00084 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 3506(c)(2)(A)). Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning Form 3468, Investment Credit. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before October 13, 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 Evelyn J. Mack at Internal Revenue Service, room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224, or at (202) 622– 7381, or through the Internet at Evelyn.J.Mack@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Investment Credit. OMB Number: 1545–0155. Abstract: Form 3468 is used to compute Taxpayers’ credit against their income tax for certain expenses incurred for their trades or businesses. The information collected is used by the IRS to verify that the credit has been correctly computed. Current Actions: As a result of Public Law 110–343 Div. C, section 301(b) and Public Law 110–289, section 3022(c) several changes were made to Form 3468. Type of Review: Revision to a current OMB approval. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit. Estimated Number of Responses: 15,345. Estimated Time per Response: 34 hours, 36 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 530,937. 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 E:\FR\FM\12AUN1.SGM 12AUN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Internal Revenue Service


Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 5500-EZ

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 
Form 5500-EZ, Annual Return of One-Participant (Owners and Their 
Spouses) Retirement Plan.

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before October 13, 
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: Annual Return of One-Participant (Owners and Their Spouses) 
Retirement Plan.
    OMB Number: 1545-0956.
    Form Number: 5500-EZ.
    Abstract: Form 5500-EZ is an annual return filed by a one-
participant or one-participant and spouse pension plan. The IRS uses 
this data to determine if the plan appears to be operating properly as 
required under the Internal Revenue Code or whether the plan should be 
audited.
    Current Actions: There are no changes being made to the form at 
this time.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit organizations, and 
farms.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 250,000.
    Estimated Time per Respondent: 27 hours, 5 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 6,770,000.
    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; (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: July 31, 2009.
R. Joseph Durbala,
IRS Reports Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. E9-19266 Filed 8-11-09; 8:45 am]
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