Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project, 69329-69330 [2011-28819]

Download as PDF mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 216 / Tuesday, November 8, 2011 / Notices 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 Department of the Treasury is soliciting comments on this collection of information that is scheduled to expire January 31, 2012. DATES: Written comments must be received on or before January 9, 2012 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by any of the following methods: http://www.PRAComment.gov. To provide your comments, selected the ‘‘comment page’’ link and follow the instructions for submitting comments. email: Joann.Sokol@treasury.gov; subject line: Request for Comment— RNO Renewal. Fax: Attn: Joann Sokol; Subject: Request for Comments—RNO Renewal; (202) 622–0149. Mail: Attn: Joann Sokol, Career Connector, Departmental Offices/OCIO; Department of the Treasury, 1750 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20220. All responses to this notice will be included in the request for OMB’s approval. All comments will also become a matter of public record. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or request a copy of the information collection should be directed to Joann Sokol (202) 622–0814. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: OMB Number: 1505–0195. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Title: Race and National Origin Identification. Abstract: The Department’s automated recruitment system, CareerConnector, is used to capture race and national origin information electronically from an applicant. The data will be used to help Treasury Bureaus identify barriers to selection and determine the demographics of the overall applicant pool. Affected Public: Individuals and households. Estimated Number of Respondents: 500,000. Estimated Annual Responses: 500,000. Estimated Hours Per Response: 0.083 (5 mins. per response). Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 41,666. 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 VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:29 Nov 07, 2011 Jkt 226001 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, maintenance, and purchase of services to provide information. Dated: November 2, 2011. Dawn D. Wolfgang, Treasury PRA Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2011–28818 Filed 11–7–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–25–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 Tax Shelter Regulations. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before January 9, 2012 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 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 SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00092 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 69329 through the Internet at Joel.P.Goldberger@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Tax Shelter Disclosure Regulations. OMB Number: 1545–1685. Regulation Project Number: T.D. 9046 Abstract: These regulations finalize the rules relating to the filing by certain taxpayers of a disclosure statement with their Federal tax returns under section 6011(a), the rules relating to the registration of confidential corporate tax shelters under section 6111(d), and the rules relating to the list maintenance requirements under section 6112. These regulations affect taxpayers participating in reportable transactions, persons responsible for registering confidential corporate tax shelters, and organizers and sellers of potentially abusive tax shelters. Current Actions: There is no change to these existing regulations. Type of Review: Extension of currently approved collection. Affected Public: Individual or households, Business or other for-profit organizations. The estimated annual burden per respondent/recordkeeper for the collection of information in § 1.6011–4 will be reflected on Form 8886. 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 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 E:\FR\FM\08NON1.SGM 08NON1 69330 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 216 / Tuesday, November 8, 2011 / Notices technology; and (e) estimates of capital or start-up costs and costs of operation, maintenance, and purchase of services to provide information. Approved: October 17, 2011. Yvette B. Lawrence, IRS Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2011–28819 Filed 11–7–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 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 Request for Closing Agreement Relating to Advance Refunding Issue Under Sections 148 and 7121 and Revenue Procedure 96–41. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before January 9, 2012 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 (202) 927–9368, or at Internal Revenue Service, room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224, or through the Internet, at Joel.P.Goldberger@irs.gov. SUMMARY: mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Request for Closing Agreement Relating to Advance Refunding Issue Under Sections 148 and 7121 and Revenue Procedure 96–41. OMB Number: 1545–1492. Abstract: This form is used in conjunction with a closing agreement program involving certain issuers of tax exempt advance refunding bonds. Revenue Procedure 96–41 established this voluntary compliance program and prescribed the filing of this form as a VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:29 Nov 07, 2011 Jkt 226001 cover sheet to request a closing agreement. 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: State, local or tribal governments, and not-for-profit institutions. Estimated Number of Respondents: 100. Estimated Time per Respondent: 3 hrs. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 300. 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: November 1, 2011. Yvette B. Lawrence, IRS Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2011–28823 Filed 11–7–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00093 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 substantiation and reporting requirements for cash and noncash charitable contribution deductions. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before January 9, 2012 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 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: Substantiation and Reporting Requirements for Cash and Noncash Charitable Contribution Deductions. OMB Number: 1545–1953. Regulation Project Number: REG– 140029–07 (NPRM). Abstract: These proposed regulations provide guidance concerning substantiation and reporting requirements for cash and noncash charitable contributions under section 170 of the Internal Revenue Code (Code). The regulations reflect the enactment of provisions of the American Jobs Creation Act of 2004 and the Pension Protection Act of 2006. The regulations provide guidance to individuals, partnerships, and corporations that make charitable contributions, and will affect any donor claiming a deduction for a charitable contribution after the date these regulations are published as final regulations in the Federal Register. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\08NON1.SGM 08NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 216 (Tuesday, November 8, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Pages 69329-69330]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-28819]


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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 Tax Shelter Regulations.

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before January 9, 2012 
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 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: Tax Shelter Disclosure Regulations.
    OMB Number: 1545-1685. Regulation Project Number: T.D. 9046
    Abstract: These regulations finalize the rules relating to the 
filing by certain taxpayers of a disclosure statement with their 
Federal tax returns under section 6011(a), the rules relating to the 
registration of confidential corporate tax shelters under section 
6111(d), and the rules relating to the list maintenance requirements 
under section 6112. These regulations affect taxpayers participating in 
reportable transactions, persons responsible for registering 
confidential corporate tax shelters, and organizers and sellers of 
potentially abusive tax shelters.
    Current Actions: There is no change to these existing regulations.
    Type of Review: Extension of currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Individual or households, Business or other for-
profit organizations.
    The estimated annual burden per respondent/recordkeeper for the 
collection of information in Sec.  1.6011-4 will be reflected on Form 
8886.
    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 
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

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technology; and (e) estimates of capital or start-up costs and costs of 
operation, maintenance, and purchase of services to provide 
information.

    Approved: October 17, 2011.
Yvette B. Lawrence,
IRS Reports Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2011-28819 Filed 11-7-11; 8:45 am]
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