Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 8275 and 8275-R, 60033-60034 [E9-27762]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 222 / Thursday, November 19, 2009 / Notices soliciting comments concerning Form 9452, Filing Assistance Program (Do you have to file a Federal Income Tax Return?). Written comments should be received on or before January 19, 2010 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Glenn Kirkland, Internal Revenue Service, room 6242, 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 R. Joseph Durbala, at (202) 622–3634, or at Internal Revenue Service, room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20224, or through the Internet at RJoseph.Durbala@irs.gov. DATES: erowe on DSK5CLS3C1PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Filing Assistance Program (Do you have to file a Federal Income Tax Return?). OMB Number: 1545–1316. Form Number: 9452. Abstract: Form 9452 aids individuals in determining whether it is necessary to file a Federal tax return. Form 9452 will not be collected by IRS; it is to be used by individuals at their discretion. Form 9452 is used by the Service’s taxpayer assistance programs. It is also available on the internet, and it is distributed in an annual mail out to taxpayers. 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: Individuals or households. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,650,000. Estimated Time per Respondent: 30 min. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 825,000. 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 VerDate Nov<24>2008 15:22 Nov 18, 2009 Jkt 220001 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 13, 2009. R. Joseph Durbala, IRS Supervisory Tax Analyst. [FR Doc. E9–27763 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 8275 and 8275–R 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 8275, Disclosure Statement, and Form 8275–R, Regulation Disclosure Statement. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before January 19, 2010 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Glenn Kirkland Internal Revenue Service, room 6242, 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 R. Joseph Durbala at Internal Revenue Service, room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20224, or at (202) 622– PO 00000 Frm 00076 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 60033 3634, or through the Internet at RJoseph.Durbala@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Disclosure Statement (Form 8275) and Regulation Disclosure Statement (Form 8275–R). OMB Number: 1545–0889. Form Number: Forms 8275 and 8275–R. Abstract: Internal Revenue Code section 6662 imposes accuracy-related penalties on taxpayers for substantial understatement of tax liability or negligence or disregard of rules and regulations. Code section 6694 imposes similar penalties on return preparers. Regulations sections 1.662–4(e) and (f) provide for reduction of these penalties if adequate disclosure of the tax treatment is made on Form 8275 or, if the position is contrary to regulation on Form 8275–R. Current Actions: There are no changes to the form at this time. However, due to inconsistencies with information currently on file with OMB, we requesting the OMB records be decreased by 80,298 responses and 447,661 hours. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations and individuals, not-for-profit institutions, and farms. Estimated Number of Responses: 666,666. Estimated Time per Response: 5 hours, 34 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 3,716,664. 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 E:\FR\FM\19NON1.SGM 19NON1 60034 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 222 / Thursday, November 19, 2009 / Notices 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 12, 2009. R. Joseph Durbala, IRS Supervisory Tax Analyst. [FR Doc. E9–27762 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 2587 AGENCY: Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. erowe on DSK5CLS3C1PROD with NOTICES 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 2587, Application for Special Enrollment Examination. 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 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: Application for Special Enrollment Examination. OMB Number: 1545–0949. Form Number: Form 2587. Abstract: Form 2587 is used by individuals to apply to take the Special Enrollment Examination to establish VerDate Nov<24>2008 15:22 Nov 18, 2009 Jkt 220001 eligibility for enrollment to practice before the IRS. The information on the form is used by the Director of Practice to identify those individuals seeking to take the examination and to plan for the administration of the examination. 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: Individuals. Estimated Number of Respondents: 11,000. Estimated Time per Respondent: 1 hour. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 11,000. 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: November 12, 2009. R. Joseph Durbala, Supervisory Tax Analyst. [FR Doc. E9–27761 Filed 11–18–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00077 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 8831 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 8831, Excise Taxes on Excess Inclusions of REMIC Residual Interests. 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 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: Excise Taxes on Excess Inclusions of REMIC Residual Interests. OMB Number: 1545–1379. Form Number: 8831. Abstract: Form 8831 is used by a real estate mortgage investment conduit (REMIC) to figure its excise tax liability under Internal Revenue Code sections 860E(e)(1), 860E(e)(6), and 860E(e)(7). IRS uses the information to determine the correct tax liability of the REMIC. 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: 31. Estimated Time per Response: 7 hours, 39 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 237. The following paragraph applies to all of the collections of information covered by this notice: E:\FR\FM\19NON1.SGM 19NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 222 (Thursday, November 19, 2009)]
[Notices]
[Pages 60033-60034]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-27762]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Internal Revenue Service


Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 8275 and 8275-R

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 8275, Disclosure Statement, and Form 8275-R, Regulation Disclosure 
Statement.

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before January 19, 
2010 to be assured of consideration.

ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Glenn Kirkland Internal 
Revenue Service, room 6242, 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 R. Joseph 
Durbala at Internal Revenue Service, room 6129, 1111 Constitution 
Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20224, or at (202) 622-3634, or through the 
Internet at RJoseph.Durbala@irs.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title: Disclosure Statement (Form 8275) and Regulation Disclosure 
Statement (Form 8275-R).
    OMB Number: 1545-0889.
    Form Number: Forms 8275 and 8275-R.
    Abstract: Internal Revenue Code section 6662 imposes accuracy-
related penalties on taxpayers for substantial understatement of tax 
liability or negligence or disregard of rules and regulations. Code 
section 6694 imposes similar penalties on return preparers. Regulations 
sections 1.662-4(e) and (f) provide for reduction of these penalties if 
adequate disclosure of the tax treatment is made on Form 8275 or, if 
the position is contrary to regulation on Form 8275-R.
    Current Actions: There are no changes to the form at this time. 
However, due to inconsistencies with information currently on file with 
OMB, we requesting the OMB records be decreased by 80,298 responses and 
447,661 hours.
    Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit organizations and 
individuals, not-for-profit institutions, and farms.
    Estimated Number of Responses: 666,666.
    Estimated Time per Response: 5 hours, 34 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 3,716,664.
    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

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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 12, 2009.
R. Joseph Durbala,
IRS Supervisory Tax Analyst.
[FR Doc. E9-27762 Filed 11-18-09; 8:45 am]
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