Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project, 22038-22039 [2013-08572]

Download as PDF mstockstill on DSK6TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 22038 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 71 / Friday, April 12, 2013 / Notices 934(b) and (c). Taxpayers applying for tax rebates or subsidies under section 934 of the 1954 Code must provide certain information in order to obtain these benefits. Current Actions: There is no change to this existing regulation. Type of Review: Extension of currently approved collection. Affected Public: Individuals or households and business or other forprofit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 500. Estimated Time Per Respondent/ Reporting: 12 minutes. Estimated Time Per Respondent/ Record-Keeping: 10 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Reporting Burden Hours: 100. Estimated Total Annual Recordkeeping Burden Hours: 85. 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 13, 2013. Yvette Lawrence, OMB Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2013–08547 Filed 4–11–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:47 Apr 11, 2013 Jkt 229001 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 proceeds of bonds used for reimbursement (§ 1.150–2(e) (originally contained in § 1.104–18(c)). DATES: Written comments should be received on or before June 11, 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. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the regulation should be directed to Katherine Dean, at (202) 622–3186, or at Internal Revenue Service, room 6242, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224, or through the Internet, at Katherine.b.dean@irs.gov. SUMMARY: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Proceeds of Bonds Used for Reimbursement. OMB Number: 1545–1226. Regulation Project Number: FI–59–89. Abstract: This regulation clarifies when the allocation of bond proceeds to reimburse expenditures previously made by an issuer of the bond is treated as an expenditure of the bond proceeds. The issuer must express a reasonable official intent, on or prior to the date of payment, to reimburse the expenditure in order to assure that the reimbursement is not a device to evade requirements imposed by the Internal Revenue Code with respect to tax exempt bonds. Current Actions: There is no change to this existing regulation. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: State, local or tribal governments, and not-for-profit institutions. PO 00000 Frm 00134 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,500. Estimated Time per Respondent: 2 hours, 24 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 6,000. The following paragraph applies to all of the collections of 1information 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 14, 2013. Yvette Lawrence, OMB Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2013–08554 Filed 4–11–13; 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 SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\12APN1.SGM 12APN1 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 71 / Friday, April 12, 2013 / Notices 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 the credit for increasing research activity. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before June 11, 2013 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to R. Joseph Durbala, 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 Katherine Dean at Internal Revenue Service, room 6242, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224, or at (202)622–3186, or through the Internet at Katherine.b.dean@irs.gov. mstockstill on DSK6TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Credit for Increasing Research Activity. OMB Number: 1545–0732. Regulation Project Number: LR–236– 81. T.D. 8251. Abstract: This regulation provides rules for the credit for increasing research activities. Internal Revenue Code section 41(f) provides that commonly controlled groups of taxpayers shall compute the credit as if they are single taxpayer. The credit allowed to a member of the group is a portion of the group’s credit. Section 1.41–8(d) of the regulation permits a corporation that is a member of more than one group to designate which controlled group they will be aggregated with the purposes of Code section 41(f). Current Actions: There is no change to this existing regulation. Type of Review: Extension of currently approved collection. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 250. Estimated Time per Respondent: 15 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 63. 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 VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:47 Apr 11, 2013 Jkt 229001 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 11, 2013. R. Joseph Durbala, OMB Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2013–08572 Filed 4–11–13; 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 estate and gift Taxes; qualified disclaimers of property (Section 25.2518–2(b)). DATES: Written comments should be received on or before June 11, 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. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00135 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 22039 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the regulations should be directed to Katherine Dean, at Internal Revenue Service, Room 6242, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224, or at (202) 622–3186, or through the Internet at Katherine.b.dean@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Estate and Gift Taxes; Qualified Disclaimers of Property. OMB Number: 1545–0959. Regulation Project Number: TD 8095. Abstract: Internal Revenue Code section 2518 allows a person to disclaim an interest in property received by gift or inheritance. The interest is treated as if the disclaimant never received or transferred such interest for Federal gift tax purposes. A qualified disclaimer must be in writing and delivered to the transferor or trustee. Current Actions: There is no change to this existing regulation. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,000. Estimated Time per Respondent: 30 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,000. 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 E:\FR\FM\12APN1.SGM 12APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 71 (Friday, April 12, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Pages 22038-22039]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-08572]


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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

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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 the credit for 
increasing research activity.

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before June 11, 2013 
to be assured of consideration.

ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to R. Joseph Durbala, 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 Katherine Dean at 
Internal Revenue Service, room 6242, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., 
Washington, DC 20224, or at (202)622-3186, or through the Internet at 
Katherine.b.dean@irs.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title: Credit for Increasing Research Activity.
    OMB Number: 1545-0732.
    Regulation Project Number: LR-236-81. T.D. 8251.
    Abstract: This regulation provides rules for the credit for 
increasing research activities. Internal Revenue Code section 41(f) 
provides that commonly controlled groups of taxpayers shall compute the 
credit as if they are single taxpayer. The credit allowed to a member 
of the group is a portion of the group's credit. Section 1.41-8(d) of 
the regulation permits a corporation that is a member of more than one 
group to designate which controlled group they will be aggregated with 
the purposes of Code section 41(f).
    Current Actions: There is no change to this existing regulation.
    Type of Review: Extension of currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit organizations.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 250.
    Estimated Time per Respondent: 15 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 63.
    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 11, 2013.
R. Joseph Durbala,
OMB Reports Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2013-08572 Filed 4-11-13; 8:45 am]
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