Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Forms W-2, W-2c, W-2AS, W-2GU, W-2VI, W-3, W-3c, W-3cPR, W-3PR, and W-3SS, 10026-10027 [2010-4470]

Download as PDF mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES 10026 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 42 / Thursday, March 4, 2010 / Notices during each preceding calendar quarter. Forms 8038, 8038–G, and 8038–GC are used to provide the IRS with the information required by Code section 149 and to monitor the requirements of Code sections 141 through 150. Current Actions: There are no changes being made to the forms at this time. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: State, Local or Tribal Governments and not-for-profit institutions. Estimated Number of Respondents: 39,491. Estimated Time per Response: 21 hours, 4 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 831,714. 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: February 22, 2010. R. Joseph Durbala, Supervisory Tax Analyst. [FR Doc. 2010–4474 Filed 3–3–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:39 Mar 03, 2010 Jkt 220001 DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Notice 89–61 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 Notice 89–61, Imported Substances; Rules for Filing a Petition. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before May 3, 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 information collection 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: Imported Substances; Rules for Filing a Petition. OMB Number: 1545–1117. Notice Number: Notice 89–61. Abstract: Section 4671 of the Internal Revenue Code imposes a tax on the sale or use of certain imported taxable substances by the importer. Code section 4672 provides an initial list of taxable substances and provides that importers and exporters may petition the Secretary of the Treasury to modify the list. Notice 89–61 sets forth the procedures to be followed in petitioning the Secretary. Current Actions: There are no changes being made to the notice at this time. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 100. Estimated Time per Respondent: 1 hour. PO 00000 Frm 00160 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 100. 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: February 22, 2010. R. Joseph Durbala, Supervisory Tax Analyst. [FR Doc. 2010–4472 Filed 3–3–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Forms W–2, W–2c, W–2AS, W–2GU, W–2VI, W–3, W–3c, W–3cPR, W–3PR, and W–3SS 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 E:\FR\FM\04MRN1.SGM 04MRN1 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 42 / Thursday, March 4, 2010 / Notices 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 Forms W–2, W–2c, W–2AS, W–2GU, W–2VI, W–3, W–3c, W–3cPR, W–3PR, and W– 3SS. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before May 3, 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. mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: W–2 (Wage and Tax Statement), W–2c (Corrected Wage and Tax Statement). W–2AS (American Samoa Wage and Tax Statement), W–2GU (Guam Wage and Tax Statement), W– 2VI (U.S. Virgin Islands Wage and Tax Statement), W–3 (Transmittal of Wage and Tax Statements), W–3c (Transmittal of Corrected Wage and Tax Statements), W–3PR (Informe de Comprobantes de Retencion), W–3cPR (Transmission de Comprobantes de Retencion Corregidos), and W–3SS (transmittal of Wage and Tax Staements). OMB Number: 1545–0008. Form Number: Forms W–2, W–2c, W– 2AS, W–2GU, W–2VI, W–3, W–3c, W– 3cPR, W–3PR, and W–3SS. Abstract: Employers report income and withholding information on Form W–2. Forms W–2AS, W–2GU and W– 2VI are variations of Form W–2 for use in U.S. possessions. The Form W–3 series is used to transmit W–2 series forms to the Social Security Administration. Forms W–2c, W–3c and W–3cPR are used to correct previously filed Forms W–2, W–3, and W–3PR. Individuals use Form W–2 to prepare their income tax returns. 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 individuals, or households, not-for-profit institutions, farms, and Federal, state local or tribal governments. Estimated Number of Respondents: 253,007,121 Estimated Time per Response: Varies. VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:39 Mar 03, 2010 Jkt 220001 Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1. 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: January 29, 2010. R. Joseph Durbala, Supervisory Tax Analyst. [FR Doc. 2010–4470 Filed 3–3–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0495] Proposed Information Collection (Marital Status Questionnaire) Activity: Comment Request AGENCY: Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the PO 00000 Frm 00161 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 10027 Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on the information needed to determine whether surviving spouses are entitled to dependency and indemnity compensation (DIC) benefits. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before May 3, 2010. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at www.Regulations.gov or to Nancy J. Kessinger, Veterans Benefits Administration (20M35), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420 or e-mail to nancy.kessinger@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0495’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through the FDMS. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nancy J. Kessinger at (202) 461–9769 or Fax (202) 275–5947. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13; 44 U.S.C. 3501–3521), Federal agencies must obtain approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for each collection of information they conduct or sponsor. This request for comment is being made pursuant to Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA. With respect to the following collection of information, VBA invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of VBA’s functions, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of VBA’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or the use of other forms of information technology. Title: Marital Status Questionnaire, VA Form 21–0537. OMB Control Number: 2900–0495. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VA Form 21–0537 is used to confirm the marital status of a surviving spouse receiving dependency and E:\FR\FM\04MRN1.SGM 04MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 42 (Thursday, March 4, 2010)]
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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Internal Revenue Service


Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Forms W-2, W-2c, W-2AS, 
W-2GU, W-2VI, W-3, W-3c, W-3cPR, W-3PR, and W-3SS

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

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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 Forms W-2, W-2c, W-2AS, W-2GU, W-2VI, W-3, W-3c, W-
3cPR, W-3PR, and W-3SS.

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before May 3, 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: W-2 (Wage and Tax Statement), W-2c (Corrected Wage and Tax 
Statement). W-2AS (American Samoa Wage and Tax Statement), W-2GU (Guam 
Wage and Tax Statement), W-2VI (U.S. Virgin Islands Wage and Tax 
Statement), W-3 (Transmittal of Wage and Tax Statements), W-3c 
(Transmittal of Corrected Wage and Tax Statements), W-3PR (Informe de 
Comprobantes de Retencion), W-3cPR (Transmission de Comprobantes de 
Retencion Corregidos), and W-3SS (transmittal of Wage and Tax 
Staements).
    OMB Number: 1545-0008.
    Form Number: Forms W-2, W-2c, W-2AS, W-2GU, W-2VI, W-3, W-3c, W-
3cPR, W-3PR, and W-3SS.
    Abstract: Employers report income and withholding information on 
Form W-2. Forms W-2AS, W-2GU and W-2VI are variations of Form W-2 for 
use in U.S. possessions. The Form W-3 series is used to transmit W-2 
series forms to the Social Security Administration. Forms W-2c, W-3c 
and W-3cPR are used to correct previously filed Forms W-2, W-3, and W-
3PR. Individuals use Form W-2 to prepare their income tax returns.
    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 
individuals, or households, not-for-profit institutions, farms, and 
Federal, state local or tribal governments.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 253,007,121
    Estimated Time per Response: Varies.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1.
    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: January 29, 2010.
R. Joseph Durbala,
Supervisory Tax Analyst.
[FR Doc. 2010-4470 Filed 3-3-10; 8:45 am]
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