Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project, 77325 [2011-31704]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 238 / Monday, December 12, 2011 / Notices worksheet and instructions that will enable the institution to submit the data to the FDIC in a specific format via FDICConnect. For an institution that chooses to submit this prior period information, the FDIC will adjust the institution’s scorecard or financial ratios and corresponding assessments for the affected periods as applicable. Request for Comment Public comment is requested on all aspects of this joint notice. Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed revisions to the collections of information that are the subject of this notice are necessary for the proper performance of the agencies’ functions, including whether the information has practical utility; (b) The accuracy of the agencies’ estimates of the burden of the information collections as they are proposed to be revised, 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 information collections 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. Comments submitted in response to this joint notice will be shared among the agencies. All comments will become a matter of public record. Dated: December 5, 2011. Michele Meyer, Assistant Director, Legislative and Regulatory Activities Division, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, December 6, 2011. Jennifer J. Johnson, Secretary of the Board. Dated at Washington, DC, this 6th day of December, 2011. Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. Robert E. Feldman, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2011–31888 Filed 12–9–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–33–P; 6210–01–P; 6714–01–P jlentini on DSK4TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project AGENCY: Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:55 Dec 09, 2011 Jkt 226001 ACTION: Notice and request for comments. 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 miscellaneous sections affected by the Taxpayer Bill of Rights 2 and the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before February 10, 2012 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Yvette 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 regulation should be directed to Allan Hopkins (202) 622– 6665, Internal Revenue Service, Room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224 or through the Internet at Allan.M.Hopkins@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Miscellaneous Sections Affected by the Taxpayer Bill of Rights 2 and the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996. OMB Number: 1545–1356. Regulation Project Number: REG– 248770–96. Abstract: Under Internal Revenue Code section 7430 a prevailing party may recover the reasonable administrative or litigation costs incurred in an administrative or civil proceeding that relates to the determination, collection, or refund of any tax, interest, or penalty. Section 301.7430–2(c) of the regulation provides that the IRS will not award administrative costs under section 7430 unless the taxpayer files a written request in accordance with the requirements of the regulation. Current Actions: There is no change to this existing regulation. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Individuals or households, and business or other forprofit organizations, not-for-profit institutions, farms, and the Federal government. Estimated Number of Respondents: 38. Estimated Time per Respondent: 2 hours, 16 minutes. PO 00000 Frm 00123 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 77325 Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 86. 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: December 2, 2011. Yvette Lawrence, IRS Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2011–31704 Filed 12–9–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 13997 AGENCY: Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. 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, E:\FR\FM\12DEN1.SGM 12DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 238 (Monday, December 12, 2011)]
[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: 2011-31704]


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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 
miscellaneous sections affected by the Taxpayer Bill of Rights 2 and 
the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 
1996.

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before February 10, 
2012 to be assured of consideration.

ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Yvette 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 regulation should be directed to Allan Hopkins (202) 622-
6665, Internal Revenue Service, Room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue 
NW., Washington, DC 20224 or through the Internet at 
Allan.M.Hopkins@irs.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Title: Miscellaneous Sections Affected by the Taxpayer Bill of 
Rights 2 and the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity 
Reconciliation Act of 1996.
    OMB Number: 1545-1356.
    Regulation Project Number: REG-248770-96.
    Abstract: Under Internal Revenue Code section 7430 a prevailing 
party may recover the reasonable administrative or litigation costs 
incurred in an administrative or civil proceeding that relates to the 
determination, collection, or refund of any tax, interest, or penalty. 
Section 301.7430-2(c) of the regulation provides that the IRS will not 
award administrative costs under section 7430 unless the taxpayer files 
a written request in accordance with the requirements of the 
regulation.
    Current Actions: There is no change to this existing regulation.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households, and business or other 
for-profit organizations, not-for-profit institutions, farms, and the 
Federal government.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 38.
    Estimated Time per Respondent: 2 hours, 16 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 86.
    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: December 2, 2011.
Yvette Lawrence,
IRS Reports Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2011-31704 Filed 12-9-11; 8:45 am]
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