Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Revenue Procedure 2000-12, 38872-38873 [2010-16253]

Download as PDF 38872 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 128 / Tuesday, July 6, 2010 / Notices 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: June 24, 2010. Gerald Shields, IRS Supervisory Tax Analyst. [FR Doc. 2010–16256 Filed 7–2–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service [REG–106177–97] Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project AGENCY: Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. wwoods2 on DSK1DXX6B1PROD with NOTICES_PART 1 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 proposed regulation, REG– 106177–97, Qualified State Tuition Programs. VerDate Mar<15>2010 14:52 Jul 02, 2010 Jkt 220001 DATES: Written comments should be received on or before September 7, 2010 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Gerald Shields, Internal Revenue Service, Room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20224. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the regulations should be directed to Elaine Christophe, (202) 622–3179, or at Internal Revenue Service, Room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20224, or through the Internet, at Elaine.H.Christophe@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Qualified State Tuition Programs. OMB Number: 1545–1614. Regulation Project Number: REG– 106177–97. Abstract: This regulation affects qualified tuition programs (QTPs) described in Code section 529 and individuals receiving distributions from the programs. Information will be used by the IRS and individuals receiving QTP distributions to verify compliance with section 529 and to determine the taxable amount of a distribution. Current Actions: There is no change to this existing regulation. Type of Review: Extension of OMB approval. Affected Public: State, local or tribal governments and individuals or households. Estimated Number of Respondents/ Recordkeepers: 52. Estimated Time per Respondent/ Recordkeeper: 81,889 hrs, 37 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Reporting/ Recordkeeping Burden Hours: 4,258,260. 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 PO 00000 Frm 00109 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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: June 24, 2010. Gerald Shields, IRS Tax Supervisory Analyst. [FR Doc. 2010–16255 Filed 7–2–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Revenue Procedure 2000– 12 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 Revenue Procedure 2000–12, Application Procedures for Qualified Intermediary Status Under Section 1441; Final Qualified Intermediary Withholding Agreement. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before September 7, 2010 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Gerald Shields, Internal Revenue Service, Room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20224. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the revenue procedure should be directed to Elaine Christophe, (202) 622–3179, or at Internal Revenue Service, Room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20224, or through the Internet, at Elaine.H.Christophe@irs.gov. E:\FR\FM\06JYN1.SGM 06JYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 128 / Tuesday, July 6, 2010 / Notices wwoods2 on DSK1DXX6B1PROD with NOTICES_PART 1 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Application Procedures for Qualified Intermediary Status Under Section 1441; Final Qualified Intermediary Withholding Agreement. OMB Number: 1545–1597. Revenue Procedure Number: 2000–12 (Revenue Procedure 2000–12 is modified by Announcement 2000–50, Revenue Procedure 2003–64, Revenue Procedure 2004–21, and Revenue Procedure 2005–77.) Abstract: This revenue procedure gives guidance for entering into a withholding agreement with the IRS to be treated as a Qualified Intermediary (QI) under regulation section 1.1441– 1(e)(5). It describes the application procedures for becoming a QI and the terms that the IRS will ordinarily require in a QI withholding agreement. The objective of a QI withholding agreement is to simplify withholding and reporting obligations with respect to payments of income made to an account holder through one or more foreign intermediaries. Current Actions: Revenue Procedure 2000–12 is modified by Announcement 2000–50, Revenue Procedure 2003–64, Revenue Procedure 2004–21, and Revenue Procedure 2005–77. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents/ Recordkeepers: 1,097,991. Estimated Time for QI Account Holder: 30 minutes. Estimated Time for a QI: 2,093 hours. Estimated Total Annual Reporting/ Recordkeeping Hours: 301,018. 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; VerDate Mar<15>2010 14:52 Jul 02, 2010 Jkt 220001 (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: June 23, 2010. Gerald Shields, IRS Supervisory Tax Analyst. [FR Doc. 2010–16253 Filed 7–2–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service [INTL–939–86] 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 notice of proposed rulemaking, INTL–939–86, Insurance Income of a Controlled Foreign Corporation for Taxable Years beginning After December 31, 1986 (§ 1.953–2(e)(3)(iii), 1.953–4(b), 1.953–5(a), 1.953–6(a), 1.953–7(c)(8), and 1.6046–1). DATES: Written comments should be received on or before September 7, 2010 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Gerald Shields, Internal Revenue Service, Room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20224. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the regulations should be directed to Elaine Christophe, (202) 622–3179, or at Internal Revenue Service, Room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20224, or through the Internet, at Elaine.H.Christophe@irs.gov. PO 00000 Frm 00110 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 38873 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Insurance Income of a Controlled Foreign Corporation for Taxable Years Beginning After December 31, 1986. OMB Number: 1545–1142. Regulation Project Number: INTL– 939–86. Abstract: This regulation relates to the definition and computation of the insurance income of a controlled foreign corporation, and it also contains rules applicable to certain captive insurance companies. The information collection is required by the IRS in order for taxpayers to elect to locate risks with respect to moveable property by reference to the location of the property in a prior period; to allocate investment income to a particular category of insurance income; to allocate deductions to a particular category of insurance income; to determine the amount of those items, such as reserves, which are computed with reference to an insurance company’s annual statement; to elect to have related person insurance income treated as income effectively connected with the conduct of a United States trade or business; and to collect the information required by Code section 6046 relating to controlled foreign corporations as defined in Code section 953(c). Current Actions: There is no change to this existing regulation. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents/ Recordkeepers: 500. Estimated Time per Respondent/ Recordkeeper: 28 hr., 12 min. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 14,100. 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 E:\FR\FM\06JYN1.SGM 06JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 128 (Tuesday, July 6, 2010)]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2010-16253]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Internal Revenue Service


Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Revenue Procedure 2000-
12

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 
Revenue Procedure 2000-12, Application Procedures for Qualified 
Intermediary Status Under Section 1441; Final Qualified Intermediary 
Withholding Agreement.

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before September 7, 
2010 to be assured of consideration.

ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Gerald Shields, Internal 
Revenue Service, Room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, 
DC 20224.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or 
copies of the revenue procedure should be directed to Elaine 
Christophe, (202) 622-3179, or at Internal Revenue Service, Room 6129, 
1111 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20224, or through the 
Internet, at Elaine.H.Christophe@irs.gov.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Title: Application Procedures for Qualified Intermediary Status 
Under Section 1441; Final Qualified Intermediary Withholding Agreement.
    OMB Number: 1545-1597.
    Revenue Procedure Number: 2000-12 (Revenue Procedure 2000-12 is 
modified by Announcement 2000-50, Revenue Procedure 2003-64, Revenue 
Procedure 2004-21, and Revenue Procedure 2005-77.)
    Abstract: This revenue procedure gives guidance for entering into a 
withholding agreement with the IRS to be treated as a Qualified 
Intermediary (QI) under regulation section 1.1441-1(e)(5). It describes 
the application procedures for becoming a QI and the terms that the IRS 
will ordinarily require in a QI withholding agreement. The objective of 
a QI withholding agreement is to simplify withholding and reporting 
obligations with respect to payments of income made to an account 
holder through one or more foreign intermediaries.
    Current Actions: Revenue Procedure 2000-12 is modified by 
Announcement 2000-50, Revenue Procedure 2003-64, Revenue Procedure 
2004-21, and Revenue Procedure 2005-77.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit organizations.
    Estimated Number of Respondents/Recordkeepers: 1,097,991.
    Estimated Time for QI Account Holder: 30 minutes.
    Estimated Time for a QI: 2,093 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Reporting/Recordkeeping Hours: 301,018.
    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: June 23, 2010.
Gerald Shields,
IRS Supervisory Tax Analyst.
[FR Doc. 2010-16253 Filed 7-2-10; 8:45 am]
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