Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Notice 98-52 and REG-108639-99, 54226-54227 [2010-22014]

Download as PDF 54226 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 171 / Friday, September 3, 2010 / Notices group’s next steps will focus on implementation of the National Strategy and how different types of organizations might integrate the National Strategy into their work. Before the draft National Strategy is finalized, the Department of the Treasury, on behalf of the Commission, seeks public comment on the draft National Strategy. Please go to http:// www.treasury.gov/financialeducation to view the current draft National Strategy (in both English and Spanish). Comments are specifically requested on one or more of the following questions: From your organization’s perspective: (1) Do you agree with the vision statement? Yes or no? If no, what are your suggestions? (2) Do you agree with the mission statement? Yes or no? If no, what are your suggestions? (3) Do you agree with the goal statements? Yes or no? If no, which goal statement(s) would you change and how? (4) Do you agree with the objectives under each goal? Yes or no? If no, which objective(s) would you change and how? (5) Which objectives are most relevant to your organization? What other objectives are missing? (6) How would your organization implement the draft National Strategy? Please list three specific examples. (7) What type of organization do you represent? a. Public, federal government. b. Public, state government. c. Public, local government. d. Not-for-profit. e. Foundation. f. Private/business. g. Other (describe). (8) Do you have any other comments on the draft National Strategy? (9) If there is a need to contact you to discuss your comments further, what is the best way to reach you (not required)? Please note responses should not be more than 600 characters per question. Dated: August 26, 2010. Rebecca H. Ewing, Acting Executive Secretary, U.S. Department of the Treasury. [FR Doc. 2010–21997 Filed 9–2–10; 8:45 am] srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES BILLING CODE 4810–25–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Bureau of the Public Debt Proposed Collection: Comment Request Notice and request for comments. ACTION: VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:33 Sep 02, 2010 Jkt 220001 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 Bureau of the Public Debt within the Department of the Treasury is soliciting comments concerning the Treasury Direct Forms. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before October 30, to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Bureau of the Public Debt, Judi Owens, 200 Third Street, A4–A, Parkersburg, WV 26106–5318, or judi.owens@bpd.treas.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the form and instructions should be directed to Judi Owens, Bureau of the Public Debt, 200 Third Street, A4–A, Parkersburg, WV 26106– 5318, (304) 480–8150. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Treasury Direct Forms. OMB Number: 1535–0069. Form Number: PD F 5178, 5179, 5179–1, 5180, 5181, 5182, 5188, 5189, 5191, 5235, 5236, 5261, and 5381. Abstract: The information is requested to issue and maintain treasury Bills, Notes, and Bonds. Current Actions: None. Type of Review: Extension. Affected Public: Individuals. Estimated Number of Respondents: 184,189. Estimated Time per Respondent: 7.5 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 25,019. 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 SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00143 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 or start-up costs and costs of operation, maintenance, and purchase of services to provide information. Dated: August 30, 2010. Judi Owens, Manager, Information Management Branch. [FR Doc. 2010–22126 Filed 9–2–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–39–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Notice 98–52 and REG– 108639–99 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, Public Law 104–13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning Notice 98–52, Cash or Deferred Arrangements; Nondiscrimination, and existing notice of proposed rulemaking, REG–108639– 99, Retirement Plans; Cash or Deferred Arrangements Under Section 401(k) and Matching Contributions or Employee Contributions Under Section 401(m)(§§ 1.401(k)–3(d) and 1.401(m)– 3(e). DATES: Written comments should be received on or before November 2, 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 notice and regulation 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: Cash or Deferred Arrangements; Nondiscrimination (Notice 98–52), Retirement Plans; Cash or Deferred Arrangements Under Section 401(k) and Matching Contributions or Employee Contributions Under Section 401(m)(REG–108639–9). SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\03SEN1.SGM 03SEN1 srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 171 / Friday, September 3, 2010 / Notices OMB Number: 1545–1624. Notice Number: Notice 98–52. Regulation Project Number: REG– 108639–99. Abstract: This notice provides guidance to plan administrators, plan sponsors, etc., regarding nondiscriminatory safe harbors with respect to Internal Revenue Code sections 401(k)(12) and 401(m)(11), as amended by the Small Business Job Protection Act of 1996. The safe harbor provisions pertain to the actual deferral percentage test and the actual contribution percentage test for cash or deferred arrangements and for defined contribution plans. To take advantage of the safe harbor provisions, plan sponsors must amend their plans to reflect the new law and must provide plan participants with an annual notice describing the benefits available under the plan. Current Actions: There are no changes being made to the notice or the regulation at this time. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations, and not-for-profit institutions. Estimated Number of Respondents: 60,000. Estimated Time per Respondent: 1 hour, 20 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 80,000. 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 VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:33 Sep 02, 2010 Jkt 220001 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 27, 2010. Gerald Shields, Supervisory Tax Analyst. [FR Doc. 2010–22014 Filed 9–2–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Office of the Comptroller of the Currency FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Office of Thrift Supervision Proposed Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), Treasury; Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Board); Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC); and Office of Thrift Supervision (OTS), Treasury. ACTION: Joint notice and request for comment. AGENCIES: In accordance with the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 35), the OCC, the Board, the FDIC, and the OTS (the ‘‘agencies’’) may not conduct or sponsor, and the respondent is not required to respond to, an information collection unless it displays a currently valid Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number. The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC), of which the agencies are members, has approved the agencies’ publication for public comment of a proposal to revise the Consolidated Reports of Condition and Income (Call Report) for banks, the Thrift Financial Report (TFR) for savings associations, the Report of Assets and Liabilities of U.S. Branches and Agencies of Foreign Banks (FFIEC 002), and the Report of Assets and Liabilities of a Non-U.S. Branch that is Managed or Controlled by a U.S. Branch or Agency of a Foreign (Non-U.S.) Bank (FFIEC 002S), all of SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00144 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 54227 which are currently approved collections of information. At the end of the comment period, the comments and recommendations received will be analyzed to determine the extent to which the FFIEC and the agencies should modify the proposed revisions prior to giving final approval. The agencies will then submit the revisions to OMB for review and approval. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before November 2, 2010. ADDRESSES: Interested parties are invited to submit written comments to any or all of the agencies. All comments, which should refer to the OMB control number(s), will be shared among the agencies. OCC: You should direct all written comments to: Communications Division, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Public Information Room, Mailstop 2–3, Attention: 1557–0081, 250 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 20219. In addition, comments may be sent by fax to (202) 874–5274, or by electronic mail to regs.comments@occ.treas.gov. You may personally inspect and photocopy comments at the OCC, 250 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 20219. For security reasons, the OCC requires that visitors make an appointment to inspect comments. You may do so by calling (202) 874–4700. Upon arrival, visitors will be required to present valid government-issued photo identification and to submit to security screening in order to inspect and photocopy comments. Board: You may submit comments, which should refer to ‘‘Consolidated Reports of Condition and Income (FFIEC 031 and 041)’’ or ‘‘Report of Assets and Liabilities of U.S. Branches and Agencies of Foreign Banks (FFIEC 002) and Report of Assets and Liabilities of a Non-U.S. Branch that is Managed or Controlled by a U.S. Branch or Agency of a Foreign (Non-U.S.) Bank (FFIEC 002S),’’ by any of the following methods: • Agency Web Site: http:// www.federalreserve.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments on the http://www.federalreserve.gov/ generalinfo/foia/ProposedRegs.cfm. • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. • E-mail: regs.comments@federalreserve.gov. Include reporting form number in the subject line of the message. • FAX: (202) 452–3819 or (202) 452– 3102. • Mail: Jennifer J. Johnson, Secretary, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, 20th Street and E:\FR\FM\03SEN1.SGM 03SEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Internal Revenue Service


Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Notice 98-52 and REG-
108639-99

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 
Notice 98-52, Cash or Deferred Arrangements; Nondiscrimination, and 
existing notice of proposed rulemaking, REG-108639-99, Retirement 
Plans; Cash or Deferred Arrangements Under Section 401(k) and Matching 
Contributions or Employee Contributions Under Section 401(m)(Sec. Sec.  
1.401(k)-3(d) and 1.401(m)-3(e).

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before November 2, 
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 notice and regulation 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: Cash or Deferred Arrangements; Nondiscrimination (Notice 98-
52), Retirement Plans; Cash or Deferred Arrangements Under Section 
401(k) and Matching Contributions or Employee Contributions Under 
Section 401(m)(REG-108639-9).

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    OMB Number: 1545-1624.
    Notice Number: Notice 98-52.
    Regulation Project Number: REG-108639-99.
    Abstract: This notice provides guidance to plan administrators, 
plan sponsors, etc., regarding nondiscriminatory safe harbors with 
respect to Internal Revenue Code sections 401(k)(12) and 401(m)(11), as 
amended by the Small Business Job Protection Act of 1996. The safe 
harbor provisions pertain to the actual deferral percentage test and 
the actual contribution percentage test for cash or deferred 
arrangements and for defined contribution plans. To take advantage of 
the safe harbor provisions, plan sponsors must amend their plans to 
reflect the new law and must provide plan participants with an annual 
notice describing the benefits available under the plan.
    Current Actions: There are no changes being made to the notice or 
the regulation at this time.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit organizations, and 
not-for-profit institutions.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 60,000.
    Estimated Time per Respondent: 1 hour, 20 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 80,000.
    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: August 27, 2010.
Gerald Shields,
Supervisory Tax Analyst.
[FR Doc. 2010-22014 Filed 9-2-10; 8:45 am]
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