Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project, 32407-32408 [2011-13869]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 108 / Monday, June 6, 2011 / Notices Estimated Number of Respondents: 268,350. Estimated Time per Respondent: 5 hrs., 32 min. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,486,659. 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 25, 2011. Yvette Lawrence, IRS Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2011–13867 Filed 6–3–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 12311 Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. jlentini on DSK4TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: The Department of the Treasury, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:06 Jun 03, 2011 Jkt 223001 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 12311, Notice Regarding Repayment of a Buyout Prior to Re-employment with the Federal Government. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before August 5, 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 additional information or copies of the form(s) and instructions should be directed to Joel Goldberger, (202) 927–9368, 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: Notice Regarding Repayment of a Buyout Prior to Re-employment with the Federal Government. OMB Number: 1545–1920. Form Number: Form 12311. Abstract: This form requests applicants to certify if they ever worked for the Federal Government and if they received a Buyout within the last 5 years. This is to ensure that applicants who meet the criteria are counseled that they are required to pay back the entire Buyout prior to entering on duty with the IRS. Current Actions: There are no changes being made to these forms at this time. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Individuals or households and Federal Government. Estimated Number of Responses: 33,085. Estimated Time Per Response: 5 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 2,757. 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 PO 00000 Frm 00053 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 32407 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 17, 2011. Yvette B. Lawrence, IRS Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2011–13868 Filed 6–3–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P 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 Purchase Price Allocations in Deemed and Actual Asset Acquisitions. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before August 5, 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 additional information or SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\06JNN1.SGM 06JNN1 32408 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 108 / Monday, June 6, 2011 / Notices jlentini on DSK4TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 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: Purchase Price Allocation in Deemed and Actual Asset Acquisition. OMB Number: 1545–1658. Regulation Project Number: REG– 107069–97 (T.D. 8940). Abstract: Section 338 of the Internal Revenue Code provides rules under which a qualifying stock acquisition is treated as an asset acquisition (a ‘‘deemed asset acquisition’’) when an appropriate election is made. Section 1060 provides rules for the allocation of consideration when a trade or business is transferred. The collection of information is necessary to make the election, to calculate and collect the appropriate amount of tax liability when a qualifying stock acquisition is made, to determine the persons liable for such tax, and to determine the bases of assets acquired in the deemed asset acquisition. Current Actions: There are no changes to the paperwork burden previously approved by OMB. This document is being submitted for renewal purposes only. VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:06 Jun 03, 2011 Jkt 223001 Type of Review: Extension of OMB approval. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations, and farms. The regulation provides that a section 338 election is made by filing Form 8023. The burden for this requirement is reflected in the burden of Form 8023. The regulation also provides that both a seller and a purchaser must each file an asset acquisition statement on Form 8594. The burden for this requirement is reflected in the burden of Form 8594. The burden for the collection of information in § 1.338–2T(e)(4) is as follows: Estimated Number of Respondents/ Recordkeeper: 45. Estimated Average Annual Burden per Respondent/Recordkeeper: 34 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Reporting/ Recordkeeping Hours: 25. 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 PO 00000 Frm 00054 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 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 18, 2011. Yvette B. Lawrence, IRS Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2011–13869 Filed 6–3–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P E:\FR\FM\06JNN1.SGM 06JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 108 (Monday, June 6, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Pages 32407-32408]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-13869]


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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 Purchase Price Allocations in Deemed 
and Actual Asset Acquisitions.

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before August 5, 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 additional information or

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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: Purchase Price Allocation in Deemed and Actual Asset 
Acquisition.
    OMB Number: 1545-1658.
    Regulation Project Number: REG-107069-97 (T.D. 8940).
    Abstract: Section 338 of the Internal Revenue Code provides rules 
under which a qualifying stock acquisition is treated as an asset 
acquisition (a ``deemed asset acquisition'') when an appropriate 
election is made. Section 1060 provides rules for the allocation of 
consideration when a trade or business is transferred. The collection 
of information is necessary to make the election, to calculate and 
collect the appropriate amount of tax liability when a qualifying stock 
acquisition is made, to determine the persons liable for such tax, and 
to determine the bases of assets acquired in the deemed asset 
acquisition.
    Current Actions: There are no changes to the paperwork burden 
previously approved by OMB. This document is being submitted for 
renewal purposes only.
    Type of Review: Extension of OMB approval.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit organizations, and 
farms.
    The regulation provides that a section 338 election is made by 
filing Form 8023. The burden for this requirement is reflected in the 
burden of Form 8023. The regulation also provides that both a seller 
and a purchaser must each file an asset acquisition statement on Form 
8594. The burden for this requirement is reflected in the burden of 
Form 8594.
    The burden for the collection of information in Sec.  1.338-
2T(e)(4) is as follows:
    Estimated Number of Respondents/Recordkeeper: 45.
    Estimated Average Annual Burden per Respondent/Recordkeeper: 34 
minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Reporting/Recordkeeping Hours: 25.
    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 18, 2011.
Yvette B. Lawrence,
IRS Reports Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2011-13869 Filed 6-3-11; 8:45 am]
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