Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Information Collection tools., 20175-20176 [2013-07672]

Download as PDF mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 64 / Wednesday, April 3, 2013 / Notices or corporations to elect to use the lastin first-out (LIFO) inventory method or to extend the LIFO method to additional goods. The IRS uses Form 970 to determine if the election was properly made. Current Actions: There are no changes being made to the revenue procedure at this time. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations and individual or households. Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,000. Estimated Time per Respondent: 21 hours, 6 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Reporting Burden hours: 42,220. (3) Title: Special Lien for Estate Taxes Deferred Under Section 6166 or 6166A. OMB Number: 1545–0757. Form Number: TD 7941. Abstract: Internal Revenue Code section 6324A permits the executor of a decedent’s estate to elect a lien on section 6166 property in favor of the United States in lieu of a bond or personal liability if an election under section 6166 was made and the executor files an agreement under section 6324A(c). This regulation clarifies the procedures for complying with the statutory requirements. Current Actions: There is no change in the paperwork burden previously approved by OMB. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Individuals or households, and business or other forprofit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 34,600. Estimated Time per Respondent: 15 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 8,650. (4) Title: Tax Information Authorization. OMB Number: 1545–1165. Form Number: 8821. Abstract: Form 8821 is used to appoint someone to receive or inspect certain tax information. The information on the form is used to identify appointees and to ensure that confidential tax information is not divulged to unauthorized persons. Current Actions: There is no change in the paperwork burden previously approved by OMB. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Individuals or households, business or other for-profit organizations, not for profit institutions, and farms. VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:13 Apr 02, 2013 Jkt 229001 Estimated Number of Respondents: 133,333. Estimated Average Time per Respondent: 1 hour 3 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 140,300. (5) Title: IRS e-file Signature Authorization for an Exempt Organization. OMB Number: 1545–1878. Form Number: 8879–EO. Abstract: Form 8879–EO authorizes an officer of an exempt organization and electronic return originator (ERO) to use a personal identification number (PIN) to electronically sign an organization’s electronic income tax return and, if applicable, Electronic Funds Withdrawal Consent. Current Actions: There is no change in the paperwork burden previously approved by OMB. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Not-for-profit institutions. Estimated Number of Respondents: 94,603. Estimated Time per Respondent: 4 hours 29 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 425,714. 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, PO 00000 Frm 00089 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 20175 maintenance, and purchase of services to provide information. Approved: March 27, 2013. R. Joseph Durbala, IRS Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2013–07670 Filed 4–2–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Information Collection tools. Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. AGENCY: 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 IRS is soliciting comments concerning Form 8879–PE, IRS e-file Signature Authorization for Form 1065; Revenue Procedure 2009–32, Reliance Criteria for Private Foundations and Sponsoring Organizations; Form 14116, HCTC Family Member Eligibility Form; the VITA/TCE Volunteer Program; and PS– 66–93 (TD 8609), Gasohol; Compressed Natural Gas, and PS–120–90 (TD 8241), Gasoline Excise Tax. SUMMARY: Written comments should be received on or before June 3, 2013 to be assured of consideration. DATES: Direct all written comments to Yvette Lawrence, Internal Revenue Service, room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224. Please send separate comments for each specific information collection listed below. You must reference the information collection’s title, form number, reporting or record-keeping requirement number, and OMB number (if any) in your comment. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the collection tools should be directed to R. Joseph Durbala, Internal Revenue Service, room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224, or at (202)622–3634, or through the internet at RJoseph.Durbala@irs.gov. E:\FR\FM\03APN1.SGM 03APN1 20176 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 64 / Wednesday, April 3, 2013 / Notices Currently, the IRS is seeking comments concerning the following information collection tools, reporting, and record-keeping requirements: (1) Title: IRS e-file Signature Authorization for Form 1065. OMB Number: 1545–2042. Form Number: 8879–PE. Abstract: Form 8879–PE is used by an electronic return originator (ERO) and a general partner or limited liability company member when the general partner or limited liability company member wants to use a personal identification number (PIN) to electronically sign a partnership’s electronic income tax return. Current Actions: There are no changes to the previously approved burden of this existing collection. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 500. Estimated Time per Respondent: 4 hours, 3 minutes. Estimated Annual Burden Hours for Respondents: 2,025. (2) Title: Reliance Criteria for Private Foundations and Sponsoring Organizations. OMB Number: 1545–2050. Form Number: Notice 2006–107 (superseded in part by RP 2009– 32[superseded by RP2011–32]). Abstract: Revenue Procedure 2009–32 provides reliance criteria for private foundations and sponsoring organizations that maintain donor advised funds in determining whether a potential grantee is an organization described in section 509(a)(1), (2) or (3) of the Internal Revenue Code (Code). Current Actions: There are no changes being made to the revenue procedure at this time. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Not-for-profit institutions. Estimated Number of Respondents: 65,000. Estimated Time Per Respondent: 9 hours, 25 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Reporting Burden hours: 612,294. (3) Title: HCTC Family Member Eligibility Form. OMB Number: 1545–2163. Form Number: 14116. Abstract: This form will be used by the family members of HCTC eligible individuals under circumstances where the original candidate has died or become divorced from the family member. This form allows family mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:13 Apr 02, 2013 Jkt 229001 member to begin the HCTC registration process by verifying the family member’s eligibility. Current Actions: There is no change in the paperwork burden previously approved by OMB. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 180. Estimated Time Per Respondent: 10 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 30. (4) Title: VITA/TCE Volunteer Program. OMB Number: 1545–2222. Form Number: Various forms. Abstract: The Internal Revenue Service offers free assistance with tax return preparation and tax counseling using specially trained volunteers. The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) and Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) programs assist seniors and individuals with low to moderate incomes, those with disabilities, and those for whom English is a second language. Current Actions: There is no change in the paperwork burden previously approved by OMB. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Individuals and Households. Estimated Number of Respondents: 47,130. Estimated Average Time Per Respondent: 21 minutes. Estimate Total Annual Burden Hours: 16,097. (5) Title: PS–66–93, Gasohol; Compressed Natural Gas; and PS–120– 90, Gasoline Excise Tax. OMB Number: 1545–1270. Form Number: N/A. Abstract: PS–66–93: This regulation relates to gasohol blending and the tax on compressed natural gas (CNG). The sections relating to gasohol blending affect certain blenders, enterers, refiners, and throughputters. The sections relating to CMG affect persons that sell or buy CNG for use as a fuel in a motor vehicle or motorboat. PS– 120–90: This regulation relates to the federal excise tax on gasoline. It affects refiners, importers, and distributors of gasoline and provides guidance relating to taxable transactions, persons liable for tax, gasoline blendstocks, and gasohol. Current Actions: There is no change in the paperwork burden previously approved by OMB. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. PO 00000 Frm 00090 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations, Not-for-profit institutions, Farms and State, Local or Tribal Governments. Estimated Number of Respondents: 3,410. Estimated Time Per Respondent: 7 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 366. 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: March 27, 2013. R. Joseph Durbala, IRS Reports Clearance Officer. 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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Internal Revenue Service


Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Information Collection 
tools.

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 
Form 8879-PE, IRS e-file Signature Authorization for Form 1065; Revenue 
Procedure 2009-32, Reliance Criteria for Private Foundations and 
Sponsoring Organizations; Form 14116, HCTC Family Member Eligibility 
Form; the VITA/TCE Volunteer Program; and PS-66-93 (TD 8609), Gasohol; 
Compressed Natural Gas, and PS-120-90 (TD 8241), Gasoline Excise Tax.

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before June 3, 2013 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. Please send separate comments for each specific information 
collection listed below. You must reference the information 
collection's title, form number, reporting or record-keeping 
requirement number, and OMB number (if any) in your comment.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or 
copies of the collection tools should be directed to R. Joseph Durbala, 
Internal Revenue Service, room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., 
Washington, DC 20224, or at (202)622-3634, or through the internet at 
RJoseph.Durbala@irs.gov.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Currently, the IRS is seeking comments 
concerning the following information collection tools, reporting, and 
record-keeping requirements:
    (1) Title: IRS e-file Signature Authorization for Form 1065.
    OMB Number: 1545-2042.
    Form Number: 8879-PE.
    Abstract: Form 8879-PE is used by an electronic return originator 
(ERO) and a general partner or limited liability company member when 
the general partner or limited liability company member wants to use a 
personal identification number (PIN) to electronically sign a 
partnership's electronic income tax return.
    Current Actions: There are no changes to the previously approved 
burden of this existing collection.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit organizations.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 500.
    Estimated Time per Respondent: 4 hours, 3 minutes.
    Estimated Annual Burden Hours for Respondents: 2,025.
    (2) Title: Reliance Criteria for Private Foundations and Sponsoring 
Organizations.
    OMB Number: 1545-2050.
    Form Number: Notice 2006-107 (superseded in part by RP 2009-
32[superseded by RP2011-32]).
    Abstract: Revenue Procedure 2009-32 provides reliance criteria for 
private foundations and sponsoring organizations that maintain donor 
advised funds in determining whether a potential grantee is an 
organization described in section 509(a)(1), (2) or (3) of the Internal 
Revenue Code (Code).
    Current Actions: There are no changes being made to the revenue 
procedure at this time.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Not-for-profit institutions.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 65,000.
    Estimated Time Per Respondent: 9 hours, 25 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Reporting Burden hours: 612,294.
    (3) Title: HCTC Family Member Eligibility Form.
    OMB Number: 1545-2163.
    Form Number: 14116.
    Abstract: This form will be used by the family members of HCTC 
eligible individuals under circumstances where the original candidate 
has died or become divorced from the family member. This form allows 
family member to begin the HCTC registration process by verifying the 
family member's eligibility.
    Current Actions: There is no change in the paperwork burden 
previously approved by OMB.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit organizations.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 180.
    Estimated Time Per Respondent: 10 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 30.
    (4) Title: VITA/TCE Volunteer Program.
    OMB Number: 1545-2222.
    Form Number: Various forms.
    Abstract: The Internal Revenue Service offers free assistance with 
tax return preparation and tax counseling using specially trained 
volunteers. The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) and Tax 
Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) programs assist seniors and 
individuals with low to moderate incomes, those with disabilities, and 
those for whom English is a second language.
    Current Actions: There is no change in the paperwork burden 
previously approved by OMB.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Individuals and Households.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 47,130.
    Estimated Average Time Per Respondent: 21 minutes.
    Estimate Total Annual Burden Hours: 16,097.
    (5) Title: PS-66-93, Gasohol; Compressed Natural Gas; and PS-120-
90, Gasoline Excise Tax.
    OMB Number: 1545-1270.
    Form Number: N/A.
    Abstract: PS-66-93: This regulation relates to gasohol blending and 
the tax on compressed natural gas (CNG). The sections relating to 
gasohol blending affect certain blenders, enterers, refiners, and 
throughputters. The sections relating to CMG affect persons that sell 
or buy CNG for use as a fuel in a motor vehicle or motorboat. PS-120-
90: This regulation relates to the federal excise tax on gasoline. It 
affects refiners, importers, and distributors of gasoline and provides 
guidance relating to taxable transactions, persons liable for tax, 
gasoline blendstocks, and gasohol.
    Current Actions: There is no change in the paperwork burden 
previously approved by OMB.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit organizations, Not-
for-profit institutions, Farms and State, Local or Tribal Governments.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 3,410.
    Estimated Time Per Respondent: 7 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 366.
    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: March 27, 2013.
R. Joseph Durbala,
IRS Reports Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2013-07672 Filed 4-2-13; 8:45 am]
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