Proposed Information Collections; Comment Request, 39733-39734 [2010-16843]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 132 / Monday, July 12, 2010 / Notices Considerations Regarding the Restriction Against Financing Gaming Facilities Section 7871(f)(3)(B)(i) prohibits the use of Tribal Economic Development Bonds to finance any portion of a building in which class II or class III gaming (as defined in section 4 of the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act) is conducted or housed or any other property actually used in the conduct of such gaming. 8. Should the prohibition on the use of Tribal Economic Development Bonds to finance gaming facilities be modified to address special needs or unique circumstances of Indian tribal governments? Additional General Comments on Special Needs or Unique Circumstances of Indian Tribal Governments 9. Are there additional factors that should be considered in refining the statutory scope of tax-exempt bond financing for Indian tribal governments to better address the special needs or unique circumstances of Indian tribal governments? Such factors might include, for example, special sources of revenue, priority government-like activities, geographic distribution and legal status of land associated with Indian tribal governments, or credit market access considerations. Certain Identifying Information When submitting comments, please include your name, affiliation, address, e-mail address, and telephone number. Comments are Public Information All comments received, including attachments and other supporting materials, are part of the public record and are subject to public disclosure. Commentators should submit only information that they wish to make available publicly. Please submit comments electronically through Tribal.Consult@do.treas.gov. Alternatively, comments may be mailed to: Tribal Economic Development Bond Comments, Department of the Treasury, 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Room 3454, Washington, DC 20220. erowe on DSK5CLS3C1PROD with NOTICES ADDRESSES: Dated: July 6, 2010. Michael F. Mundaca, Assistant Secretary for Tax Policy, U.S. Department of the Treasury. [FR Doc. 2010–16881 Filed 7–9–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–25–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 14:19 Jul 09, 2010 Jkt 220001 DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau Proposed Information Collections; Comment Request AGENCY: Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau, Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. SUMMARY: As part of our continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, and as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we invite comments on the proposed or continuing information collections listed below in this notice. DATES: We must receive your written comments on or before September 10, 2010 . ADDRESSES: You may send comments to Mary A. Wood, Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau, at any of these addresses: • P.O. Box 14412, Washington, DC 20044–4412; • 202–453–2686 (facsimile); or • formcomments@ttb.gov (e-mail). Please send separate comments for each specific information collection listed below. You must reference the information collection’s title, form or recordkeeping requirement number, and OMB number (if any) in your comment. If you submit your comment via facsimile, send no more than five 8.5 × 11 inch pages in order to ensure electronic access to our equipment. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To obtain additional information, copies of the information collection and its instructions, or copies of any comments received, contact Mary A. Wood, Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau, P.O. Box 14412, Washington, DC 20044–4412; or telephone 202–453– 2265. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Request for Comments The Department of the Treasury and its Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB), as part of their continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invite the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on the proposed or continuing information collections listed below in this notice, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.). Comments submitted in response to this notice will be included or summarized in our request for Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval of the relevant information PO 00000 Frm 00082 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 39733 collection. All comments are part of the public record and subject to disclosure. Please do not include any confidential or inappropriate material in your comments. We invite comments on: (a) Whether this information collection is necessary for the proper performance of the agency’s functions, including whether the information has practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the information collection’s burden; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information collected; (d) ways to minimize the information collection’s burden 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 the requested information. Information Collections Open for Comment Currently, we are seeking comments on the following forms and recordkeeping requirements: Title: Brewer’s Report of Operations and Brewpub Report of Operations. OMB Control Number: 1513–0007. TTB Form Numbers: 5130.9 and 5130.26. Abstract: Brewers periodically file these reports of their operations to account for activity relating to taxable commodities. TTB uses this information primarily for revenue protection, for audit purposes, and to determine whether an activity is in compliance with the requirements of law. We also use this information to publish periodical statistical releases of use and interest to the industry. Current Actions: We are submitting this information collection as a revision. We are correcting the number of respondents and burden hours; however, the information collection instruments remain unchanged. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit. Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,026. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 12,152. Title: Brewer’s Bond; Brewer’s Bond Continuation Certificate; Brewer’s Collateral Bond; and Brewer’s Collateral Bond Continuation Certificate. OMB Control Number: 1513–0015. TTB Form Numbers: 5130.22, 5130.23, 5130.25, and 5130.27, respectively. Abstract: The Internal Revenue Code requires brewers to give a bond to E:\FR\FM\12JYN1.SGM 12JYN1 erowe on DSK5CLS3C1PROD with NOTICES 39734 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 132 / Monday, July 12, 2010 / Notices protect the revenue and to ensure compliance with the requirements of law and regulations, and the Continuation Certificate is used to renew the bond every 4 years after the initial bond is obtained. Bonds and continuation certificates are required by law and are necessary to protect government interests in the excise tax revenues that brewers pay. Current Actions: We are submitting this information collection as a revision. We are correcting the number of respondents and burden hours; however, the information collection instruments remain unchanged. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit. Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,026. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 380. Title: Signing Authority for Corporate and LLC Officials. OMB Control Number: 1513–0036. TTB Form Number: 5100.1. Abstract: TTB F 5100.1 is used to document the authority of an individual or office to sign for the corporation in TTB matters. The form identifies the corporation/LLC, the individual, or office authorized to sign, and documents the authorization. Current Actions: We are submitting this information collection for extension purposes only. The information collection, estimated number of respondents, and estimated total annual burden hours remain unchanged. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,000. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 250. Title: Monthly Report of Processing Operations. OMB Control Number: 1513–0041. TTB Form Number: 5110.28. TTB Recordkeeping Number: 5110/03. Abstract: The information collected accounts for and verifies the processing of distilled spirits in bond. It is used to monitor proprietor activities, in auditing plant operations, and for compiling statistics. Current Actions: We are submitting this information collection for extension purposes only. The information collection, estimated number of respondents, and estimated total annual burden hours remain unchanged. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. VerDate Mar<15>2010 14:19 Jul 09, 2010 Jkt 220001 Affected Public: Business or other forprofit. Estimated Number of Respondents: 239. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 5,737. Title: Application for Registration for Tax-Free Transactions under 26 U.S.C. 4221. OMB Control Number: 1513–0095. TTB Form Number: 5300.28. Abstract: Businesses and State and local governments apply for registration to sell or purchase firearms or ammunition tax-free on this form. TTB uses the form to determine if a transaction is qualified for tax-free status. Current Actions: We are submitting this information collection request for extension purposes only. The information collection, estimated number of respondents, and estimated total annual burden hours remain unchanged. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit; State, local, and Tribal Government. Estimated Number of Respondents: 317. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 951. Dated: July 6, 2010. Gerald Isenberg, Director, Regulations and Rulings Division. [FR Doc. 2010–16843 Filed 7–9–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–31–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Health Services Research and Development Service Merit Review Board; Notice of Meeting The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under Public Law 92– 463 (Federal Advisory Committee Act) that a meeting of the Health Services Research and Development Service Merit Review Board will be held August 31–September 2, 2010, at the Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile, 540 North Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611. Various subcommittees of the Board will meet. Each subcommittee meeting of the Board will be open to the public the first day for approximately one half-hour from 8 a.m. until 8:30 a.m. to cover administrative matters and to discuss the general status of the program. The remaining portion of the meetings will be closed. 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On August 31, the subcommittee on Nursing Research Initiative will convene from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Career Development Award will convene from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. On September 1, the Career Development Award will continue from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. and six subcommittees on Health Services Research (1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6) will convene from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. On September 2, the subcommittee on Health Services Research 7 for Pilot Proposal Review will convene from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. During the closed portion of each meeting, discussion and recommendations will include qualifications of the personnel conducting the studies (the disclosure of which would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy), as well as research information (the premature disclosure of which would likely compromise significantly the implementation of proposed agency action regarding such research projects). As provided by subsection 10(d) of Public Law 92–463, as amended by Public Law 94–409, closing portions of each meeting is in accordance with 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(6) and (9)(B). Those who plan to attend the open session should contact Mrs. Kristy Benton-Grover, Scientific Merit Review Program Manager (124R), Health Services Research and Development Service, Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420, or e-mail at Kristy.Benton-Grover@va.gov at least 5 days before the meeting. For further information, please call (202) 461–1521. By Direction of the Secretary. Dated: July 6, 2010. Vivian Drake, Acting Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2010–16857 Filed 7–9–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P E:\FR\FM\12JYN1.SGM 12JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 132 (Monday, July 12, 2010)]
[Notices]
[Pages 39733-39734]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2010-16843]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau


Proposed Information Collections; Comment Request

AGENCY: Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau, Treasury.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: As part of our continuing effort to reduce paperwork and 
respondent burden, and as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 
1995, we invite comments on the proposed or continuing information 
collections listed below in this notice.

DATES: We must receive your written comments on or before September 10, 
2010 .

ADDRESSES: You may send comments to Mary A. Wood, Alcohol and Tobacco 
Tax and Trade Bureau, at any of these addresses:
     P.O. Box 14412, Washington, DC 20044-4412;
     202-453-2686 (facsimile); or
     formcomments@ttb.gov (e-mail).
    Please send separate comments for each specific information 
collection listed below. You must reference the information 
collection's title, form or recordkeeping requirement number, and OMB 
number (if any) in your comment. If you submit your comment via 
facsimile, send no more than five 8.5 x 11 inch pages in order to 
ensure electronic access to our equipment.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To obtain additional information, 
copies of the information collection and its instructions, or copies of 
any comments received, contact Mary A. Wood, Alcohol and Tobacco Tax 
and Trade Bureau, P.O. Box 14412, Washington, DC 20044-4412; or 
telephone 202-453-2265.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Request for Comments

    The Department of the Treasury and its Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and 
Trade Bureau (TTB), as part of their continuing effort to reduce 
paperwork and respondent burden, invite the general public and other 
Federal agencies to comment on the proposed or continuing information 
collections listed below in this notice, as required by the Paperwork 
Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.).
    Comments submitted in response to this notice will be included or 
summarized in our request for Office of Management and Budget (OMB) 
approval of the relevant information collection. All comments are part 
of the public record and subject to disclosure. Please do not include 
any confidential or inappropriate material in your comments.
    We invite comments on: (a) Whether this information collection is 
necessary for the proper performance of the agency's functions, 
including whether the information has practical utility; (b) the 
accuracy of the agency's estimate of the information collection's 
burden; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information collected; (d) ways to minimize the information 
collection's burden 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 the 
requested information.

Information Collections Open for Comment

    Currently, we are seeking comments on the following forms and 
recordkeeping requirements:
    Title: Brewer's Report of Operations and Brewpub Report of 
Operations.
    OMB Control Number: 1513-0007.
    TTB Form Numbers: 5130.9 and 5130.26.
    Abstract: Brewers periodically file these reports of their 
operations to account for activity relating to taxable commodities. TTB 
uses this information primarily for revenue protection, for audit 
purposes, and to determine whether an activity is in compliance with 
the requirements of law. We also use this information to publish 
periodical statistical releases of use and interest to the industry.
    Current Actions: We are submitting this information collection as a 
revision. We are correcting the number of respondents and burden hours; 
however, the information collection instruments remain unchanged.
    Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,026.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 12,152.
    Title: Brewer's Bond; Brewer's Bond Continuation Certificate; 
Brewer's Collateral Bond; and Brewer's Collateral Bond Continuation 
Certificate.
    OMB Control Number: 1513-0015.
    TTB Form Numbers: 5130.22, 5130.23, 5130.25, and 5130.27, 
respectively.
    Abstract: The Internal Revenue Code requires brewers to give a bond 
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protect the revenue and to ensure compliance with the requirements of 
law and regulations, and the Continuation Certificate is used to renew 
the bond every 4 years after the initial bond is obtained. Bonds and 
continuation certificates are required by law and are necessary to 
protect government interests in the excise tax revenues that brewers 
pay.
    Current Actions: We are submitting this information collection as a 
revision. We are correcting the number of respondents and burden hours; 
however, the information collection instruments remain unchanged.
    Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,026.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 380.
    Title: Signing Authority for Corporate and LLC Officials.
    OMB Control Number: 1513-0036.
    TTB Form Number: 5100.1.
    Abstract: TTB F 5100.1 is used to document the authority of an 
individual or office to sign for the corporation in TTB matters. The 
form identifies the corporation/LLC, the individual, or office 
authorized to sign, and documents the authorization.
    Current Actions: We are submitting this information collection for 
extension purposes only. The information collection, estimated number 
of respondents, and estimated total annual burden hours remain 
unchanged.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,000.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 250.
    Title: Monthly Report of Processing Operations.
    OMB Control Number: 1513-0041.
    TTB Form Number: 5110.28.
    TTB Recordkeeping Number: 5110/03.
    Abstract: The information collected accounts for and verifies the 
processing of distilled spirits in bond. It is used to monitor 
proprietor activities, in auditing plant operations, and for compiling 
statistics.
    Current Actions: We are submitting this information collection for 
extension purposes only. The information collection, estimated number 
of respondents, and estimated total annual burden hours remain 
unchanged.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 239.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 5,737.
    Title: Application for Registration for Tax-Free Transactions under 
26 U.S.C. 4221.
    OMB Control Number: 1513-0095.
    TTB Form Number: 5300.28.
    Abstract: Businesses and State and local governments apply for 
registration to sell or purchase firearms or ammunition tax-free on 
this form. TTB uses the form to determine if a transaction is qualified 
for tax-free status.
    Current Actions: We are submitting this information collection 
request for extension purposes only. The information collection, 
estimated number of respondents, and estimated total annual burden 
hours remain unchanged.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit; State, local, and 
Tribal Government.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 317.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 951.

    Dated: July 6, 2010.
Gerald Isenberg,
Director, Regulations and Rulings Division.
[FR Doc. 2010-16843 Filed 7-9-10; 8:45 am]
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