Proposed Collections; Comment Requests, 58084-58085 [2011-23882]

Download as PDF 58084 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 181 / Monday, September 19, 2011 / Notices the approximately 30 major data reporters to 6 hours for the other reporters. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 7,920 hours, based on twelve reporting periods per year. Request for Comments: Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for Office of Management and Budget approval. All comments will become a matter of public record. The public is invited to submit written comments concerning: (a) Whether Form BL–2 is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Office, including whether the information will have practical uses; (b) the accuracy of the above estimate of the burdens; (c) ways to enhance the quality, usefulness and clarity of the information to be collected; (d) ways to minimize the reporting and/or record keeping burdens on respondents, including the use of information technologies to automate the collection of the data; and (e) estimates of capital or start-up costs of operation, maintenance and purchase of services to provide information. Title: Financial Institution Agreement and Application Forms for Designation as a Treasury Tax and Loan Depositary and Resolution. Forms: FMS Forms 458 and 459. Abstract: Financial institutions are required to complete an agreement and application to participate in the Federal Tax Deposit/Treasury Tax and Loan Program. The approved application designates the depositary as an authorized recipient of taxpayers’ deposits for Federal taxes. Affected Public: Private Sector: Businesses or other for-profits. Estimated Total Burden Hours: 225. Bureau Clearance Officer: Wesley Powe, Financial Management Service, 3700 East West Highway, Room 144, Hyattsville, MD 20782; (202) 874–8936. OMB Reviewer: Shagufta Ahmed, Office of Management and Budget, New Executive Office Building, Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503; (202) 395–7873. Dawn D. Wolfgang, Treasury PRA Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2011–23905 Filed 9–16–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–35–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Dwight Wolkow, Administrator, International Portfolio Investment Data Systems. [FR Doc. 2011–23878 Filed 9–16–11; 8:45 am] Proposed Collections; Comment Requests BILLING CODE 4810–25–P AGENCY: Departmental Offices; Department of the Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES September 13, 2011. The Department of the Treasury will submit the following public information collection requirement to OMB for review and clearance under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104–13 on or after the date of publication of this notice. A copy of the submission may be obtained by calling the Treasury Bureau Clearance Officer listed. Comments regarding these information collections should be addressed to the OMB reviewer listed and to the Treasury PRA Clearance Officer, Department of the Treasury, 1750 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Suite 11010, Washington, DC 20220. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before October 19, 2011 to be assured of consideration. Financial Management Service (FMS) OMB Number: 1510–0052. Type of Review: Extension without change of a currently approved collection. VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:46 Sep 16, 2011 Jkt 223001 The Department of the Treasury, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork burdens, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on revisions of an information collection that are proposed for approval by the Office of Management and Budget. The Office of International Affairs within the Department of the Treasury is soliciting comments concerning Treasury International Capital Form BQ–2, Part 1: Report of Foreign Currency Liabilities to, and Claims on, Foreigners of Depository Institutions, Brokers and Dealers, and Their Domestic Customers’ Foreign Currency Claims on Foreigners; Part 2: Report of Their Domestic Customers’ Foreign Currency Liabilities to Foreigners. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before November 18, 2011 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Dwight Wolkow, International Portfolio Investment Data Systems, Department of the Treasury, Room 5422, 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00138 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Washington, DC 20220. In view of possible delays in mail delivery, please also notify Mr. Wolkow by e-mail (comments2TIC@treasury.gov), FAX (202–622–2009) or telephone (202–622– 1276). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Copies of the proposed forms and instructions are available on the Treasury’s TIC Forms Web page, https://www.treasury.gov/resourcecenter/data-chart-center/tic/Pages/ forms.aspx. Requests for additional information should be directed to Mr. Wolkow. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Titles: Treasury International Capital Form BQ–2, Part 1: Report of Foreign Currency Liabilities to, and Claims on, Foreigners of Depository Institutions, Brokers and Dealers, and Their Domestic Customers’ Foreign Currency Claims on Foreigners; Part 2: Report of Their Domestic Customers’ Foreign Currency Liabilities to Foreigners. OMB Control Number: 1505–0020. Abstract: Form BQ–2 is part of the Treasury International Capital (TIC) reporting system, which is required by law (22 U.S.C. 286f; 22 U.S.C. 3103; E.O. 10033; 31 CFR part 128) and is designed to collect timely information on international portfolio capital movements. Form BQ–2 is a quarterly report that covers the liabilities to, and claims on, foreigners of banks, other depository institutions, brokers and dealers, and their domestic customers’ claims and liabilities with foreigners, where all claims and liabilities are denominated in foreign currencies. This information is necessary for compiling the U.S. balance of payments accounts and the U.S. international investment position, and for formulating U.S. international financial and monetary policies. Current Actions: None. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations. Form BQ–2 (1505–0020) Estimated Number of Respondents: 149. Estimated Average Time per Respondent: Six and six/tenths (6.6) hours per respondent per filing. This average time varies from 11 hours for the approximately 30 major reporters to 5.5 hours for the other reporters. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 3,940 hours, based on four reporting periods per year. Request for Comments: Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the E:\FR\FM\19SEN1.SGM 19SEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 181 / Monday, September 19, 2011 / Notices request for Office of Management and Budget approval. All comments will become a matter of public record. The public is invited to submit written comments concerning: (a) Whether Form BQ–2 is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Office, including whether the information will have practical uses; (b) the accuracy of the above estimate of the burdens; (c) ways to enhance the quality, usefulness and clarity of the information to be collected; (d) ways to minimize the reporting and/or recordkeeping burdens on respondents, including the use of information technologies to automate the collection of the data; and (e) estimates of capital or start-up costs of operation, maintenance and purchase of services to provide information. Dwight Wolkow, Administrator, International Portfolio Investment Data Systems. [FR Doc. 2011–23882 Filed 9–16–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–25–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Proposed Collections; Comment Requests Departmental Offices; Department of the Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: The Department of the Treasury, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork burdens, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on revisions of two information collections that are proposed for approval by the Office of Management and Budget. The Office of International Affairs within the Department of the Treasury is soliciting comments concerning Treasury International Capital (TIC) Form BC, Report of U.S. Dollar Claims of Depository Institutions, Brokers, and Dealers on Foreigners; and Treasury International Capital (TIC) Form BL–1, Report of U.S. Dollar Liabilities of Depository Institutions, Brokers, and Dealers to Foreigners. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before November 18, 2011 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Dwight Wolkow, International Portfolio Investment Data Systems, Department of the Treasury, Room 5422, 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20220. In view of possible delays in mail delivery, please also notify Mr. Wolkow by e-mail mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:46 Sep 16, 2011 Jkt 223001 (comments2TIC@treasury.gov), fax (202–622–2009) or telephone (202–622– 1276). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Copies of the proposed forms and instructions are available on the Treasury’s TIC Forms Web page, https://www.treasury.gov/resourcecenter/data-chart-center/tic/Pages/ forms.aspx. Requests for additional information should be directed to Mr. Wolkow. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Titles: Treasury International Capital Form BC, Report of U.S. Dollar Claims of Depository Institutions, Brokers, and Dealers on Foreigners; and Treasury Capital Form BL–1, Report of U.S. Dollar Liabilities of Depository Institutions, Brokers, and Dealers to Foreigners. OMB Control Numbers: 1505–0017 and 1505–0019. Abstracts: Forms BC and BL–1 are part of the Treasury International Capital (TIC) reporting system, which is required by law (22 U.S.C. 286f; 22 U.S.C. 3103; E.O. 10033; 31 CFR 128) for the purpose of providing timely information on international portfolio capital movements. Form BC is a monthly report that covers own U.S. dollar claims of banks, other depository ` institutions, brokers and dealers vis-avis foreign residents. Form BL–1 is a monthly report that covers own U.S. dollar liabilities of banks, other depository institutions, brokers and ` dealers vis-a-vis foreign residents. This information is necessary for compiling the U.S. balance of payments accounts and the U.S. international investment position, and for formulating U.S. international financial and monetary policies. Current Actions: None. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations. 58085 Estimated Average Time per Respondent: Seven and one/tenth (7.1) hours per respondent per filing. This average time varies from 13 hours for the approximately 30 major data reporters to 6.5 hours for the other reporters. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 29,485 hours, based on 12 reporting periods per year. Request for Comments: Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for Office of Management and Budget approval. All comments will become a matter of public record. The public is invited to submit written comments concerning: (a) Whether Forms BC and BL–1 are necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Office, including whether the information will have practical uses; (b) the accuracy of the above estimate of the burdens; (c) ways to enhance the quality, usefulness and clarity of the information to be collected; (d) ways to minimize the reporting and/or recordkeeping burdens on respondents, including the use of information technologies to automate the collection of the data; and (e) estimates of capital or start-up costs of operation, maintenance and purchase of services to provide information. Dwight Wolkow, Administrator, International Portfolio Investment Data Systems. [FR Doc. 2011–23873 Filed 9–16–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–25–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request September 13, 2011. Estimated Number of Respondents: 302. Estimated Average Time per Respondent: Nine and nine/tenths (9.9) hours per respondent per filing. This average time varies from 18 hours for the approximately 30 major data reporters to 9 hours for the other reporters. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 35,860 hours, based on 12 reporting periods per year. The Department of the Treasury will submit the following public information collection requirement to OMB for review and clearance under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104–13 on or after the date of publication of this notice. A copy of the submission may be obtained by calling the Treasury Bureau Clearance Officer listed. Comments regarding this information collection should be addressed to the OMB reviewer listed and to the Treasury PRA Clearance Officer, Department of the Treasury, 1750 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Suite 11010, Washington, DC 20220. Form BL–1 (1505–0019) DATES: Form BC (1505–0017) Estimated Number of Respondents: 348. 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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 181 (Monday, September 19, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Pages 58084-58085]
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[FR Doc No: 2011-23882]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY


Proposed Collections; Comment Requests

AGENCY: Departmental Offices; Department of the 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 burdens, invites the general public and 
other Federal agencies to comment on revisions of an information 
collection that are proposed for approval by the Office of Management 
and Budget. The Office of International Affairs within the Department 
of the Treasury is soliciting comments concerning Treasury 
International Capital Form BQ-2, Part 1: Report of Foreign Currency 
Liabilities to, and Claims on, Foreigners of Depository Institutions, 
Brokers and Dealers, and Their Domestic Customers' Foreign Currency 
Claims on Foreigners; Part 2: Report of Their Domestic Customers' 
Foreign Currency Liabilities to Foreigners.

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before November 18, 
2011 to be assured of consideration.

ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Dwight Wolkow, International 
Portfolio Investment Data Systems, Department of the Treasury, Room 
5422, 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20220. In view of 
possible delays in mail delivery, please also notify Mr. Wolkow by e-
mail (comments2TIC@treasury.gov), FAX (202-622-2009) or telephone (202-
622-1276).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Copies of the proposed forms and 
instructions are available on the Treasury's TIC Forms Web page,  
https://www.treasury.gov/resource-center/data-chart-center/tic/Pages/forms.aspx. Requests for additional information should be directed to 
Mr. Wolkow.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Titles: Treasury International Capital Form BQ-2, Part 1: Report of 
Foreign Currency Liabilities to, and Claims on, Foreigners of 
Depository Institutions, Brokers and Dealers, and Their Domestic 
Customers' Foreign Currency Claims on Foreigners; Part 2: Report of 
Their Domestic Customers' Foreign Currency Liabilities to Foreigners.
    OMB Control Number: 1505-0020.
    Abstract: Form BQ-2 is part of the Treasury International Capital 
(TIC) reporting system, which is required by law (22 U.S.C. 286f; 22 
U.S.C. 3103; E.O. 10033; 31 CFR part 128) and is designed to collect 
timely information on international portfolio capital movements. Form 
BQ-2 is a quarterly report that covers the liabilities to, and claims 
on, foreigners of banks, other depository institutions, brokers and 
dealers, and their domestic customers' claims and liabilities with 
foreigners, where all claims and liabilities are denominated in foreign 
currencies. This information is necessary for compiling the U.S. 
balance of payments accounts and the U.S. international investment 
position, and for formulating U.S. international financial and monetary 
policies.
    Current Actions: None.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit organizations.

Form BQ-2 (1505-0020)

    Estimated Number of Respondents: 149.
    Estimated Average Time per Respondent: Six and six/tenths (6.6) 
hours per respondent per filing. This average time varies from 11 hours 
for the approximately 30 major reporters to 5.5 hours for the other 
reporters.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 3,940 hours, based on four 
reporting periods per year.
    Request for Comments: Comments submitted in response to this notice 
will be summarized and/or included in the

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request for Office of Management and Budget approval. All comments will 
become a matter of public record. The public is invited to submit 
written comments concerning: (a) Whether Form BQ-2 is necessary for the 
proper performance of the functions of the Office, including whether 
the information will have practical uses; (b) the accuracy of the above 
estimate of the burdens; (c) ways to enhance the quality, usefulness 
and clarity of the information to be collected; (d) ways to minimize 
the reporting and/or recordkeeping burdens on respondents, including 
the use of information technologies to automate the collection of the 
data; and (e) estimates of capital or start-up costs of operation, 
maintenance and purchase of services to provide information.

Dwight Wolkow,
Administrator, International Portfolio Investment Data Systems.
[FR Doc. 2011-23882 Filed 9-16-11; 8:45 am]
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