Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project, 74119 [2011-30802]

Download as PDF emcdonald on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 230 / Wednesday, November 30, 2011 / Notices Regulation Project Number: REG– 120476–07. Abstract: This regulation provide the requirement for filing of the return and the time for filing a return for the payment of the excise taxes under section 4980B, 4980D, 4980E, and 4980G. Current Actions: There is no change to this existing regulation. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations, not-for-profit organizations, and individuals. Estimated Number of Respondents: 5,000. Estimated Time per Respondent: .50 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 2,500. 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 17:30 Nov 29, 2011 Jkt 226001 Approved: November 10, 2011. Yvette B. Lawrence, IRS Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2011–30801 Filed 11–29–11; 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)). Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning Qualified Electing Fund Elections. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before January 30, 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 this regulation should be directed to Elaine Christophe, (202) 622–3179, Internal Revenue Service, Room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224, or through the Internet at Elaine.H.Christophe@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Qualified Electing Fund Elections. OMB Number: 1545–1514. Regulation Project Number: REG– 209040–88. Abstract: This regulation permits certain shareholders to make a special election under Internal Revenue Code section 1295 with respect to certain preferred shares of a passive foreign investment company. This special election operates in lieu of the regular section 1295 election and requires less annual reporting. Electing preferred SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00081 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 74119 shareholders must account for dividend income under the special rules of the regulation, rather than under the general income inclusion rules of section 1293. Current Actions: There is no change to this existing regulation. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations, not-for-profit organizations, and individuals. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,030. Estimated Time per Respondent: .58 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 600. 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 10, 2011. Yvette B. Lawrence, IRS Reports Clearance Officer. 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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 230 (Wednesday, November 30, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Page 74119]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-30802]


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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)). Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning 
Qualified Electing Fund Elections.

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before January 30, 
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 this regulation should be directed to Elaine Christophe, 
(202) 622-3179, Internal Revenue Service, Room 6129, 1111 Constitution 
Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224, or through the Internet at 
Elaine.H.Christophe@irs.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title: Qualified Electing Fund Elections.
    OMB Number: 1545-1514.
    Regulation Project Number: REG-209040-88.
    Abstract: This regulation permits certain shareholders to make a 
special election under Internal Revenue Code section 1295 with respect 
to certain preferred shares of a passive foreign investment company. 
This special election operates in lieu of the regular section 1295 
election and requires less annual reporting. Electing preferred 
shareholders must account for dividend income under the special rules 
of the regulation, rather than under the general income inclusion rules 
of section 1293.
    Current Actions: There is no change to this existing regulation.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit organizations, not-
for-profit organizations, and individuals.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,030.
    Estimated Time per Respondent: .58 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 600.
    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 10, 2011.
Yvette B. Lawrence,
IRS Reports Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2011-30802 Filed 11-29-11; 8:45 am]
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