Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project, 51882 [2010-20895]

Download as PDF 51882 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 162 / Monday, August 23, 2010 / Notices 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: August 3, 2010. Gerald Shields, IRS Supervisory Tax Analyst. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: [FR Doc. 2010–20893 Filed 8–20–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service [PS–102–88; T.D. 8612] Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: 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, erowe on DSK5CLS3C1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:31 Aug 20, 2010 Public Law 104–13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning an existing final regulation, PS–102–88 (T.D. 8612), Income, Gift and Estate Tax (20.2056A–3, 20.2056A–4, and 20.2056A–10). DATES: Written comments should be received on or before October 22, 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 Joel Goldberger at Internal Revenue Service, room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20224, or at (202) 927–9368, or through the Internet at Joel.P.Goldberger@irs.gov. Jkt 220001 Title: Income, Gift and Estate Tax. OMB Number: 1545–1360. Regulation Project Number: PS–102– 88. (T.D. 8612) Abstract: This regulation concerns the availability of the gift and estate tax marital deduction when the donee spouse or the surviving spouse is not a United States citizen. The regulation provides guidance to individuals or fiduciaries: (1) For making a qualified domestic trust election on the estate tax return of a decedent whose surviving spouse is not a United States citizen in order that the estate may obtain the marital deduction, and (2) for filing the annual returns that such an election may require. Current Actions: There is no change to this existing regulation. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,300. PO 00000 Frm 00135 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 Estimated Time per Respondent: 2 hours, 40 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 6,150. 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: August 6, 2010. Gerald Shields, IRS Supervisory Tax Analyst. [FR Doc. 2010–20895 Filed 8–20–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P E:\FR\FM\23AUN1.SGM 23AUN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Internal Revenue Service

[PS-102-88; T.D. 8612]


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, PS-102-88 (T.D. 8612), Income, Gift and 
Estate Tax (20.2056A-3, 20.2056A-4, and 20.2056A-10).

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before October 22, 
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 Joel Goldberger at 
Internal Revenue Service, room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue, NW., 
Washington, DC 20224, or at (202) 927-9368, or through the Internet at 
Joel.P.Goldberger@irs.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title: Income, Gift and Estate Tax.
    OMB Number: 1545-1360.
    Regulation Project Number: PS-102-88. (T.D. 8612)
    Abstract: This regulation concerns the availability of the gift and 
estate tax marital deduction when the donee spouse or the surviving 
spouse is not a United States citizen. The regulation provides guidance 
to individuals or fiduciaries: (1) For making a qualified domestic 
trust election on the estate tax return of a decedent whose surviving 
spouse is not a United States citizen in order that the estate may 
obtain the marital deduction, and (2) for filing the annual returns 
that such an election may require.
    Current Actions: There is no change to this existing regulation.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,300.
    Estimated Time per Respondent: 2 hours, 40 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 6,150.
    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: August 6, 2010.
Gerald Shields,
IRS Supervisory Tax Analyst.
[FR Doc. 2010-20895 Filed 8-20-10; 8:45 am]
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