Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project, 56658 [2010-23035]

Download as PDF 56658 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 179 / Thursday, September 16, 2010 / Notices Direct all written comments to Gerald J. 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 form and instructions should be directed to R. Joseph Durbala, (202) 622–3634, at Internal Revenue Service, Room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20224, or through the internet at RJoseph.Durbala@irs.gov. ADDRESSES: Title: Cognitive and Psychological Research Coordinated by Statistics of Income on Behalf of All IRS Operations Functions. OMB Number: 1545–1349. Abstract: The proposed research will improve the quality of data collection by examining the psychological and cognitive aspects of methods and procedures such as: Interviewing processes, forms redesign, survey and tax collection technology and operating procedures (internal and external in nature). Current Actions: We will be conducting different opinion surveys, focus group sessions, think-aloud interviews, and usability studies regarding cognitive research surrounding forms submission or IRS system/product development. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Individuals and businesses or other for-profit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 225,000. Estimated Time per Respondent: 30 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 112,500. 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 mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:19 Sep 15, 2010 Jkt 220001 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: September 7, 2010. R. Joseph Durbala, IRS Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2010–23033 Filed 9–15–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service [REG–209830–96] 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, Public Law 104–13(44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning an existing final regulation, REG–209830– 96 (TD 8779), Estate and Gift Tax Marital Deduction. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before November 15, 2010 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Gerald J. 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 R. Joseph Durbala at Internal Revenue Service, Room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20224, or at (202) 622–3634, or through the Internet at RJoseph.Durbala@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Estate and Gift Tax Marital Deduction. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00158 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 OMB Number: 1545–1612. Regulation Project Number: REG–209830–96 (TD 8779–final). Abstract: The information requested in regulation section 20.2056(b)– 7(d)(3)(ii) is necessary to provide a method for estates of decedents whose estate tax returns were due on or before February 18, 1997, to obtain an extension of time to make the qualified terminable interest property (QTIP) election under section 2056(b)(7)(B)(v). Current Actions: There is no change to this existing regulation. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Individual or households. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1. Estimated Time per Respondent: 1 minute. 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: September 7, 2010. R. Joseph Durbala, IRS Tax Analyst. [FR Doc. 2010–23035 Filed 9–15–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P E:\FR\FM\16SEN1.SGM 16SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 179 (Thursday, September 16, 2010)]
[Notices]
[Page 56658]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2010-23035]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Internal Revenue Service

[REG-209830-96]


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, REG-209830-96 (TD 8779), Estate and Gift Tax 
Marital Deduction.

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before November 15, 
2010 to be assured of consideration.

ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Gerald J. 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 R. Joseph Durbala at 
Internal Revenue Service, Room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue, NW., 
Washington, DC 20224, or at (202) 622-3634, or through the Internet at 
RJoseph.Durbala@irs.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Estate and Gift Tax Marital 
Deduction.
    OMB Number: 1545-1612. Regulation Project Number: REG-209830-96 (TD 
8779-final).
    Abstract: The information requested in regulation section 
20.2056(b)-7(d)(3)(ii) is necessary to provide a method for estates of 
decedents whose estate tax returns were due on or before February 18, 
1997, to obtain an extension of time to make the qualified terminable 
interest property (QTIP) election under section 2056(b)(7)(B)(v).
    Current Actions: There is no change to this existing regulation.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Individual or households.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 1.
    Estimated Time per Respondent: 1 minute.
    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: September 7, 2010.
R. Joseph Durbala,
IRS Tax Analyst.
[FR Doc. 2010-23035 Filed 9-15-10; 8:45 am]
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