Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form W-12, 70971 [2010-29156]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 223 / Friday, November 19, 2010 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form W–12 Internal Revenue Service, 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 Form W–12 IRS Paid Preparer Tax Identification Number (PTIN). DATES: Written comments should be received on or before January 18, 2011 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 form and instructions should be directed to Joel Goldberger, (202) 927–9368, or at Internal Revenue Service, Room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20224, or through the Internet at Joel.P.Goldberger@irs.gov. SUMMARY: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES Title: IRS Paid Preparer Tax Identification Number (PTIN). OMB Number: 1545–2190. Form Number: Form W–12. Abstract: Paid tax return preparers will be required to get a preparer tax identification number (PTIN), and to pay the fee required with the application. A third party will administer the PTIN application process. Most applications will be filled out on-line. Form W–12 is being developed to replace Form W–7P. Form VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:02 Nov 18, 2010 Jkt 223001 W–12 will be used to collect the information the new regulations require, and to collect the information the third party needs to administer the PTIN application process. Current Actions: There is no change in the paperwork burden previously approved by OMB. This form is being submitted for renewal purposes only. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Businesses and other for-profit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,200,000. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,464,000. 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. PO 00000 Frm 00077 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 70971 Approved: November 4, 2010. Gerald Shields, IRS Supervisory Tax Analyst. 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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Internal Revenue Service


Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form W-12

AGENCY: Internal Revenue Service, 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 
Form W-12 IRS Paid Preparer Tax Identification Number (PTIN).

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before January 18, 
2011 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 form and instructions should be directed to Joel 
Goldberger, (202) 927-9368, or at Internal Revenue Service, Room 6129, 
1111 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20224, or through the 
Internet at Joel.P.Goldberger@irs.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title: IRS Paid Preparer Tax Identification Number (PTIN).
    OMB Number: 1545-2190.
    Form Number: Form W-12.
    Abstract: Paid tax return preparers will be required to get a 
preparer tax identification number (PTIN), and to pay the fee required 
with the application. A third party will administer the PTIN 
application process. Most applications will be filled out on-line. Form 
W-12 is being developed to replace Form W-7P. Form W-12 will be used to 
collect the information the new regulations require, and to collect the 
information the third party needs to administer the PTIN application 
process.
    Current Actions: There is no change in the paperwork burden 
previously approved by OMB. This form is being submitted for renewal 
purposes only.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Businesses and other for-profit organizations.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,200,000.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,464,000.
    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: November 4, 2010.
Gerald Shields,
IRS Supervisory Tax Analyst.
[FR Doc. 2010-29156 Filed 11-18-10; 8:45 am]
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