Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project, 60026-60027 [E9-27753]

Download as PDF 60026 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 222 / Thursday, November 19, 2009 / Notices SUMMARY: The President’s Economic Recovery Advisory Board will meet on December 4, 2009 via conference call beginning at 3 p.m. Eastern Time. The meeting will be open to the public via live audio stream at http:// www.whitehouse.gov/live. DATES: The meeting will be held on December 4, 2009 at 3 p.m. Eastern Time. The PERAB will convene its next meeting via conference call. The public is invited to submit written statements to the Advisory Committee by any of the following methods: ADDRESSES: Electronic Statements • Send written statements to the PERAB’s electronic mailbox at: PERAB@do.treas.gov; or Paper Statements erowe on DSK5CLS3C1PROD with NOTICES • Send paper statements in triplicate to Emanuel Pleitez, Designated Federal Officer, President’s Economic Recovery Advisory Board, Office of the Under Secretary for Domestic Finance, Room 1325A, Department of the Treasury, 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20220. In general, all statements will be posted on the White House Web site (http://www.whitehouse.gov) without change, including any business or personal information provided such as names, addresses, e-mail addresses, or telephone numbers. The Department will also make such statements available for public inspection and copying in the Department’s Library, Room 1428, Main Department Building, 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20220, on official business days between the hours of 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. Eastern Time. You can make an appointment to inspect statements by telephoning (202) 622– 0990. All statements, including attachments and other supporting materials, received are part of the public record and subject to public disclosure. You should submit only information that you wish to make available publicly. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Emanuel Pleitez, Designated Federal Officer, President’s Economic Recovery Advisory Board, Office of the Under Secretary for Domestic Finance, Department of the Treasury, Main Department Building, 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20220, at (202) 622– 2000. In accordance with Section 10(a) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Nov<24>2008 15:22 Nov 18, 2009 Jkt 220001 U.S.C. App. II, § 10(a), and the regulations thereunder, Emanuel Pleitez, Designated Federal Officer of the Advisory Board, has ordered publication of this notice that the PERAB will convene its next meeting on December 4, 2009 via conference call beginning at 3 p.m. Eastern Time. The meeting will be broadcast on the internet via live audio stream at http://www.whitehouse.gov/live. The purpose of this meeting is to continue discussion of the issues impacting the strength and competitiveness of the Nation’s economy. The discussion will include administrative matters and an update on the research and preparatory work conducted in the PERAB subcommittees. The PERAB will deliberate on the work of the subcommittees and provide information and ideas obtained from across the country to promote the growth of the American economy, establish a stable and sound financial and banking system, create jobs, and improve the long-term prosperity of the American people. In addition, the PERAB will vote on presenting formal advice and recommendations to the President. Dated: October 22, 2009. Andrew Mayock, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. E9–27733 Filed 11–18–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–25–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service [INTL–656–87] 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–656–87 (TD 8701), Treatment of Shareholders of Certain Passive Foreign Investment Companies (§§ 1.1291–9(d) and 1.1291– 10(d)). PO 00000 Frm 00069 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DATES: Written comments should be received on or before January 19, 2010 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 Allan Hopkins, at (202) 622– 6665, 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: Treatment of Shareholders of Certain Passive Foreign Investment Companies. OMB Number: 1545–1507. Regulation Project Number: INTL– 656–87. Abstract: The reporting requirements affect United States persons that are direct and indirect shareholders of passive foreign investment companies (PFICSs). The requirements enable the Internal Revenue Service to identify PFICs, United States shareholders, and transactions subject to PFIC taxation and verify income inclusions, excess distributions, and deferred tax amounts. Current Actions: There is no change to this existing regulation. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Individuals, business or other for-profit organizations, and not-for-profit institutions. Estimated Number of Respondents: 131,250. Estimated Time per Respondent: 46 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 100,000. 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 E:\FR\FM\19NON1.SGM 19NON1 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 222 / Thursday, November 19, 2009 / Notices 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: November 13, 2009. R. Joseph Durbala, Supervisory Tax Analyst. [FR Doc. E9–27753 Filed 11–18–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 972 erowe on DSK5CLS3C1PROD 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 972, Consent of Shareholder To Include Specific Amount in Gross Income. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before January 19, 2010 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, Internal Revenue Service, room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20224, or at (202) 622–6665, or through the Internet at Allan.M.Hopkins@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Consent of Shareholder To Include Specific Amount in Gross Income. VerDate Nov<24>2008 15:22 Nov 18, 2009 Jkt 220001 OMB Number: 1545–0043. Form Number: 972. Abstract: Form 972 is filed by shareholders of corporations who agree to include a consent dividend in gross income as a taxable dividend. The IRS uses Form 972 as a check to see if an amended return is filed by the shareholder to include the amount in income and to determine if the corporation claimed the correct amount as a deduction on its tax return. 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. Estimated Number of Responses: 100. Estimated Time per Response: 3 hrs., 51 mins. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 385. 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: November 5, 2009. R. Joseph Durbala, Supervisory Tax Analyst. [FR Doc. E9–27759 Filed 11–18–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00070 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 60027 DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 973 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 973, Corporation Claim for Deduction for Consent Dividends. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before January 19, 2010 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, at (202) 622–6665, or 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: Corporation Claim for Deduction for Consent Dividends. OMB Number: 1545–0044. Form Number: Form 973. Abstract: Corporations file Form 973 to claim a deduction for dividends paid. If shareholders consent and the IRS approves, the corporation may claim a deduction for dividends paid, which reduces the corporation’s tax liability. IRS uses Form 973 to determine if shareholders have included the dividend in gross income. 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. Estimated Number of Respondents: 500 Estimated Time per Respondent: 4 hrs., 25 mins. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 2,210. E:\FR\FM\19NON1.SGM 19NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 222 (Thursday, November 19, 2009)]
[Notices]
[Pages 60026-60027]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-27753]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Internal Revenue Service

[INTL-656-87]


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-656-87 (TD 8701), Treatment of 
Shareholders of Certain Passive Foreign Investment Companies 
(Sec. Sec.  1.1291-9(d) and 1.1291-10(d)).

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before January 19, 
2010 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 Allan Hopkins, at (202) 
622-6665, 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: Treatment of Shareholders of Certain Passive Foreign 
Investment Companies.
    OMB Number: 1545-1507.
    Regulation Project Number: INTL-656-87.
    Abstract: The reporting requirements affect United States persons 
that are direct and indirect shareholders of passive foreign investment 
companies (PFICSs). The requirements enable the Internal Revenue 
Service to identify PFICs, United States shareholders, and transactions 
subject to PFIC taxation and verify income inclusions, excess 
distributions, and deferred tax amounts.
    Current Actions: There is no change to this existing regulation.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Individuals, business or other for-profit 
organizations, and not-for-profit institutions.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 131,250.
    Estimated Time per Respondent: 46 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 100,000.
    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

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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: November 13, 2009.
R. Joseph Durbala,
Supervisory Tax Analyst.
[FR Doc. E9-27753 Filed 11-18-09; 8:45 am]
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