Proposed Information Collections; Comment Request, 60601-60602 [2011-25145]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 189 / Thursday, September 29, 2011 / Notices Notice and request for comments. ACTION: 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 Office of Domestic Finance within the Department of the Treasury is soliciting comments concerning requirements for banks participating in the Small Business Lending Fund to report information about the level and type of loans they are making to small businesses on a quarterly basis. DATES: Written comments must be received on or before November 28, 2011 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by any of the following methods: Federal eRulemaking Portal: https:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. Fax: Attn: Request for Comments (SBLF Quarterly Supplemental Reports) (202) 622–8722 Mail: Attn: Request for Comments (SBLF Quarterly Supplemental Reports). Office of Domestic Finance, Department of the Treasury, 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20220 Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency name and the Federal Register Doc. number that appears at the end of this document. Comments received will be made available to the public via regulations.gov or upon request, without change and including any personal information provided. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information about the filings or procedures should be directed to Manager (Communications, Research and External Affairs), Small Business Lending Fund, Office of Domestic Finance, Department of the Treasury, 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20220. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Requirement to report quarterly data on Small Business Lending. OMB Number: 1505–0228. Abstract: Once accepted into the SBLF program, a bank is required to submit a Supplemental Report each quarter. The Supplemental Report serves two purposes. First, the Quarterly Supplemental Report is used to determine the bank’s tkelley on DSKG8SOYB1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:29 Sep 28, 2011 Jkt 223001 small business lending baseline. The baseline is the bank’s historical amount of small business lending for the period October 2009 to September 2010. The program considers a bank’s increases in small business lending against this historical baseline. In addition, a bank’s initial dividend rate is based on the increase in small business lending (over this baseline) in the quarters since October 2010. Second, every quarter thereafter, the bank files a Supplemental Report quarterly so that Treasury can assess the change in the small business lending for the previous quarter. That change from the historical baseline is used to set the dividend rate for the next quarter. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Banks and lending institutions that were approved by Treasury to participate in the Small Business Lending Fund. Estimated Number of Respondents: 350. Estimated Annual Responses: 1,400. Estimated Hours per Response: 4 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 5,600 hours. 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 Office of Management and Budget (‘‘OMB’’) control number. Books or records relating to a collection of information must be retained for five years. 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 has practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (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, PO 00000 Frm 00155 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 60601 maintenance, and purchase of services to provide information. Dawn D. Wolfgang, Treasury PRA Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2011–25040 Filed 9–28–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–25–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau Proposed Information Collections; Comment Request Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau; Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: As part of our continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, and as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we invite comments on the proposed or continuing information collections listed below in this notice. DATES: We must receive your written comments on or before November 28, 2011. SUMMARY: You may send comments to Mary A. Wood, Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau, at any of these addresses: • P.O. Box 14412, Washington, DC 20044–4412; • 202–453–2686 (facsimile); or • formcomments@ttb.gov (e-mail). Please send separate comments for each specific information collection listed below. You must reference the information collection’s title, form or recordkeeping requirement number, and OMB number (if any) in your comment. If you submit your comment via facsimile, send no more than five 8.5 × 11 inch pages in order to ensure electronic access to our equipment. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To obtain additional information, copies of the information collection and its instructions, or copies of any comments received, contact Mary A. Wood, Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau, P.O. Box 14412, Washington, DC 20044–4412; or telephone 202–453– 1039, ext. 165. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: ADDRESSES: Request for Comments The Department of the Treasury and its Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB), as part of their continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invite the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on the proposed or E:\FR\FM\29SEN1.SGM 29SEN1 60602 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 189 / Thursday, September 29, 2011 / Notices tkelley on DSKG8SOYB1PROD with NOTICES continuing information collections listed below in this notice, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.). Comments submitted in response to this notice will be included or summarized in our request for Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval of the relevant information collection. All comments are part of the public record and subject to disclosure. Please not do include any confidential or inappropriate material in your comments. We invite comments on: (a) Whether this information collection is necessary for the proper performance of the agency’s functions, including whether the information has practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the information collection’s burden; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information collected; (d) ways to minimize the information collection’s burden 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 the requested information. Information Collections Open for Comment Currently, we are seeking comments on the following forms: Title: Application and Permit to Ship Liquors and Articles of Puerto Rican Manufacture Taxpaid to the United States. OMB Control Number: 1513–0008. TTB Form Number: 5170.7. Abstract: TTB F 5170.7 is used to document the shipment of taxpaidPuerto Rican liquors or articles into the U.S. The form is verified by Puerto Rican and U.S. Treasury officials to certify that products are either taxpaid or deferred under appropriate bond. This serves as a method of protection of the revenue. Current Actions: We are submitting this information collection for extension purposes only. The information collection, estimated number of respondents, and estimated total annual burden hours remain unchanged. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit. Estimated Number of Respondents: 20. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 100. Title: Withdrawal of Spirits, Specially Denatured Spirits, or Wines for Exportation. VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:29 Sep 28, 2011 Jkt 223001 OMB Number: 1513–0037. TTB Form Number: 5100.11. Abstract: TTB F 5100.11 is completed by exporters to report the withdrawal of spirits, denatured spirits, and wines from internal revenue bonded premises, without payment of tax for direct exportation; or transfer to a foreign trade zone, customs manufacturer’s bonded warehouse, or customs bonded warehouse; or for use as supplies on vessels or aircraft. Current Actions: We are submitting this information collection for extension purposes only. The information collection, estimated number of respondents, and estimated total annual burden hours remain unchanged. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit. Estimated Number of Respondents: 300. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 6,000. Title: Application for Operating Permit Under 26 U.S.C. 5171(d). OMB Number: 1513–0040. TTB Form Number: 5110.25. Abstract: TTB F 5110.25 is completed by proprietors of distilled spirits plants who engage in certain specified types of activities (such as warehousing bulk distilled spirits for non-industrial use without bottling). TTB personnel use the information on the form to identify the applicant, the location of the business, and the types of activities to be conducted. Current Actions: We are submitting this information collection as a revision. Changes in this supporting statement reflect changes to section numbers as recodified in the final rule for the revision of 27 CFR Part 19, Distilled Spirits Plants. The information collection, estimated number of respondents, and estimated total annual burden hours remain unchanged. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit. Estimated Number of Respondents: 80. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 20. Title: Application and Permit To Ship Puerto Rican Spirits to the United States Without Payment of Tax. OMB Control Number: 1513–0043. TTB Form Number: 5110.31. Abstract: TTB F 5110.31 is used to allow a person to ship spirits in bulk into the U.S. The form identifies the person in Puerto Rico from where shipments are to be made, the person in the U.S. receiving the spirits, amounts PO 00000 Frm 00156 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 of spirits to be shipped, and the bond of the U.S. person to cover taxes on such spirits. Current Actions: We are submitting this information collection for extension purposes only. The information collection, estimated number of respondents, and estimated total annual burden hours remain unchanged. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit. Estimated Number of Respondents: 20. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 750. Dated: September 26, 2011. Angela M. Jeffries, Deputy Director, Regulations and Rulings Division. [FR Doc. 2011–25145 Filed 9–28–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–31–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Fiscal Service Proposed Collection of Information: Annual Letters—Certificates of Authority (A) and Admitted Reinsurer (B) Financial Management Service, Fiscal Service, Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: The Financial Management Service, 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 a continuing information collection. By this notice, the Financial Management Service solicits comments concerning the ‘‘Annual Letters—Certificates of Authority (A) and Admitted Reinsurer (B).’’ SUMMARY: Written comments should be received on or before November 28, 2011. DATES: Direct all written comments to Financial Management Service, 3700 East West Highway, Records and Information Management Program Staff, Room 135, Hyattsville, Maryland 20782. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information should be directed to Rose Miller, Surety Bond Branch, 3700 East West Highway, Room 632F, Hyattsville, MD 20782, (202) 874–6850. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)), the Financial ADDRESSES: E:\FR\FM\29SEN1.SGM 29SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 189 (Thursday, September 29, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Pages 60601-60602]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau


Proposed Information Collections; Comment Request

AGENCY: Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau; Treasury.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: As part of our continuing effort to reduce paperwork and 
respondent burden, and as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 
1995, we invite comments on the proposed or continuing information 
collections listed below in this notice.

DATES: We must receive your written comments on or before November 28, 
2011.

ADDRESSES: You may send comments to Mary A. Wood, Alcohol and Tobacco 
Tax and Trade Bureau, at any of these addresses:
     P.O. Box 14412, Washington, DC 20044-4412;
     202-453-2686 (facsimile); or
     formcomments@ttb.gov (e-mail).
    Please send separate comments for each specific information 
collection listed below. You must reference the information 
collection's title, form or recordkeeping requirement number, and OMB 
number (if any) in your comment. If you submit your comment via 
facsimile, send no more than five 8.5 x 11 inch pages in order to 
ensure electronic access to our equipment.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To obtain additional information, 
copies of the information collection and its instructions, or copies of 
any comments received, contact Mary A. Wood, Alcohol and Tobacco Tax 
and Trade Bureau, P.O. Box 14412, Washington, DC 20044-4412; or 
telephone 202-453-1039, ext. 165.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Request for Comments

    The Department of the Treasury and its Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and 
Trade Bureau (TTB), as part of their continuing effort to reduce 
paperwork and respondent burden, invite the general public and other 
Federal agencies to comment on the proposed or

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continuing information collections listed below in this notice, as 
required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et 
seq.).
    Comments submitted in response to this notice will be included or 
summarized in our request for Office of Management and Budget (OMB) 
approval of the relevant information collection. All comments are part 
of the public record and subject to disclosure. Please not do include 
any confidential or inappropriate material in your comments.
    We invite comments on: (a) Whether this information collection is 
necessary for the proper performance of the agency's functions, 
including whether the information has practical utility; (b) the 
accuracy of the agency's estimate of the information collection's 
burden; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information collected; (d) ways to minimize the information 
collection's burden 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 the 
requested information.

Information Collections Open for Comment

    Currently, we are seeking comments on the following forms:
    Title: Application and Permit to Ship Liquors and Articles of 
Puerto Rican Manufacture Taxpaid to the United States.
    OMB Control Number: 1513-0008.
    TTB Form Number: 5170.7.
    Abstract: TTB F 5170.7 is used to document the shipment of taxpaid-
Puerto Rican liquors or articles into the U.S. The form is verified by 
Puerto Rican and U.S. Treasury officials to certify that products are 
either taxpaid or deferred under appropriate bond. This serves as a 
method of protection of the revenue.
    Current Actions: We are submitting this information collection for 
extension purposes only. The information collection, estimated number 
of respondents, and estimated total annual burden hours remain 
unchanged.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 20.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 100.
    Title: Withdrawal of Spirits, Specially Denatured Spirits, or Wines 
for Exportation.
    OMB Number: 1513-0037.
    TTB Form Number: 5100.11.
    Abstract: TTB F 5100.11 is completed by exporters to report the 
withdrawal of spirits, denatured spirits, and wines from internal 
revenue bonded premises, without payment of tax for direct exportation; 
or transfer to a foreign trade zone, customs manufacturer's bonded 
warehouse, or customs bonded warehouse; or for use as supplies on 
vessels or aircraft.
    Current Actions: We are submitting this information collection for 
extension purposes only. The information collection, estimated number 
of respondents, and estimated total annual burden hours remain 
unchanged.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 300.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 6,000.
    Title: Application for Operating Permit Under 26 U.S.C. 5171(d).
    OMB Number: 1513-0040.
    TTB Form Number: 5110.25.
    Abstract: TTB F 5110.25 is completed by proprietors of distilled 
spirits plants who engage in certain specified types of activities 
(such as warehousing bulk distilled spirits for non-industrial use 
without bottling). TTB personnel use the information on the form to 
identify the applicant, the location of the business, and the types of 
activities to be conducted.
    Current Actions: We are submitting this information collection as a 
revision. Changes in this supporting statement reflect changes to 
section numbers as recodified in the final rule for the revision of 27 
CFR Part 19, Distilled Spirits Plants. The information collection, 
estimated number of respondents, and estimated total annual burden 
hours remain unchanged.
    Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 80.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 20.
    Title: Application and Permit To Ship Puerto Rican Spirits to the 
United States Without Payment of Tax.
    OMB Control Number: 1513-0043.
    TTB Form Number: 5110.31.
    Abstract: TTB F 5110.31 is used to allow a person to ship spirits 
in bulk into the U.S. The form identifies the person in Puerto Rico 
from where shipments are to be made, the person in the U.S. receiving 
the spirits, amounts of spirits to be shipped, and the bond of the U.S. 
person to cover taxes on such spirits.
    Current Actions: We are submitting this information collection for 
extension purposes only. The information collection, estimated number 
of respondents, and estimated total annual burden hours remain 
unchanged.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 20.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 750.

    Dated: September 26, 2011.
Angela M. Jeffries,
Deputy Director, Regulations and Rulings Division.
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