Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project, 31014 [2011-13136]

Download as PDF jdjones on DSK8KYBLC1PROD with NOTICES 31014 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 103 / Friday, May 27, 2011 / Notices Form 1041–N which is used by the ANST to report its income, etc., and to compute and pay any income tax. Form 1041–N is also used for the special information reporting requirements that apply to ANSTs. Current Actions: There are no changes being made to the form at this time. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 20. Estimated Time per Respondent: 34 hrs. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 680. 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: May 16, 2011. Yvette B. Lawrence, IRS Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2011–13138 Filed 5–26–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:25 May 26, 2011 Jkt 223001 DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service 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)). The IRS is soliciting comments concerning information collection requirements related to Dollar-Value LIFO Regulations; Inventory Price Index Computation Method. SUMMARY: Written comments should be received on or before July 26, 2011 to be assured of consideration. DATES: Direct all written comments to Yvette B. Lawrence, Internal Revenue Service, room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20224. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for copies of regulation should be directed to Joel Goldberger, at the Internal Revenue Service, room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20224, by phone at (202) 927–9368, or on the Internet at Joel.P.Goldberger@irs.gov. ADDRESSES: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Dollar-Value LIFO Regulations; Inventory Price Index Computation Method. OMB Number: 1545–1767. Regulation Project Number: REG– 107644–98 (T.D. 8976). Abstract: Section 1.472–2 of the Income Tax Regulations requires a taxpayer to file an application to use the LIFO inventory method. Section 1.472– 3(a) requires an electing taxpayer to attach a statement with its federal income tax return for the year of election. This statement generally must be made on Form 970, Application To Use LIFO Inventory Method. Section 1.472–8(e)(5) of the existing regulations and section 1.472–8(e)(iv)(A) of the final regulations provide that a taxpayer may use the IPIC method only if its election appears on Form 970. In addition, § 1.472–8(e)(iii)(B)(3) of the final regulations requires a taxpayer that elects to use a representative PO 00000 Frm 00113 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 appropriate month to indicate its election on Form 970. Current Actions: There is no change to this existing regulation. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. The burden for this regulation can be found in form 970. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1. Estimated Time per Respondent: 1 Hour. 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: May 12, 2011. Yvette B. Lawrence, IRS Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2011–13136 Filed 5–26–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P E:\FR\FM\27MYN1.SGM 27MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 103 (Friday, May 27, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Page 31014]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-13136]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Internal Revenue Service


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)). The IRS is soliciting comments concerning information 
collection requirements related to Dollar-Value LIFO Regulations; 
Inventory Price Index Computation Method.

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before July 26, 2011 
to be assured of consideration.

ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Yvette B. Lawrence, Internal 
Revenue Service, room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, 
DC 20224.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for copies of regulation 
should be directed to Joel Goldberger, at the Internal Revenue Service, 
room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20224, by 
phone at (202) 927-9368, or on the Internet at 
Joel.P.Goldberger@irs.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title: Dollar-Value LIFO Regulations; Inventory Price Index 
Computation Method.
    OMB Number: 1545-1767.
    Regulation Project Number: REG-107644-98 (T.D. 8976).
    Abstract: Section 1.472-2 of the Income Tax Regulations requires a 
taxpayer to file an application to use the LIFO inventory method. 
Section 1.472-3(a) requires an electing taxpayer to attach a statement 
with its federal income tax return for the year of election. This 
statement generally must be made on Form 970, Application To Use LIFO 
Inventory Method. Section 1.472-8(e)(5) of the existing regulations and 
section 1.472-8(e)(iv)(A) of the final regulations provide that a 
taxpayer may use the IPIC method only if its election appears on Form 
970. In addition, Sec.  1.472-8(e)(iii)(B)(3) of the final regulations 
requires a taxpayer that elects to use a representative appropriate 
month to indicate its election on Form 970.
    Current Actions: There is no change to this existing regulation.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. The 
burden for this regulation can be found in form 970.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 1.
    Estimated Time per Respondent: 1 Hour.
    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: May 12, 2011.
Yvette B. Lawrence,
IRS Reports Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2011-13136 Filed 5-26-11; 8:45 am]
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