Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 1120-REIT., 56878 [2011-23455]

Download as PDF mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 56878 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 178 / Wednesday, September 14, 2011 / Notices to gather information to rank applicants as well as to balance the panels demographically. Abstract: Form 13013–D, Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Tax Check Waiver, is used by new and continuing members of IRS Advisory Committees/Councils who are required to undergo a tax compliance check as a condition of membership. The tax check wavier authorizes the Government Liaison Disclosure analysts to provide the results to the appropriate IRS officials. Current Actions: There are no changes being made to the forms at this time. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Individuals. Estimated Number of Respondents: 350. Estimated Time per Respondent: 1 hour, 30 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 525. 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. VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:00 Sep 13, 2011 Jkt 223001 Approved: September 2, 2011. Gerald Shields, IRS Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2011–23458 Filed 9–13–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 1120–REIT. 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 Form 1120–REIT, U.S. Income Tax Return for Real Estate Investment Trusts. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before November 14, 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 and instructions 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, Joel.P.Goldberger@irs.gov. SUMMARY: Estimated Number of Responses: 1,136. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 142,203. 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 2, 2011. Gerald Shields, IRS Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2011–23455 Filed 9–13–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: U.S. Income Tax Return for Real Estate Investment Trusts. OMB Number: 1545–1004. Form Number: 1120–REIT. Abstract: Form 1120–REIT is filed by a corporation, trust, or association electing to be taxed as a REIT in order to report its income, and deductions, and to compute its tax liability. IRS uses Form 1120–REIT to determine whether the income, deductions, credits, and tax liability have been correctly reported. 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. PO 00000 Frm 00149 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Project Committee Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Treasury. ACTION: Notice of meeting. AGENCY: An open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Project Committee will be conducted. The Taxpayer Advocacy Panel is soliciting public comments, ideas, and SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\14SEN1.SGM 14SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 178 (Wednesday, September 14, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Page 56878]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-23455]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Internal Revenue Service


Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 1120-REIT.

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 
Form 1120-REIT, U.S. Income Tax Return for Real Estate Investment 
Trusts.

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before November 14, 
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 and instructions 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, Joel.P.Goldberger@irs.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Title: U.S. Income Tax Return for Real Estate Investment Trusts.
    OMB Number: 1545-1004.
    Form Number: 1120-REIT.
    Abstract: Form 1120-REIT is filed by a corporation, trust, or 
association electing to be taxed as a REIT in order to report its 
income, and deductions, and to compute its tax liability. IRS uses Form 
1120-REIT to determine whether the income, deductions, credits, and tax 
liability have been correctly reported.
    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 for-profit organizations.
    Estimated Number of Responses: 1,136.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 142,203.
    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 2, 2011.
Gerald Shields,
IRS Reports Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2011-23455 Filed 9-13-11; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4830-01-P