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Download as PDF 41192 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 131 / Tuesday, July 9, 2013 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Zimbabwe General License No. 1 Office of Foreign Assets Control General License with Respect to Agricultural Development Bank of Zimbabwe and Infrastructure Development Bank of Zimbabwe Publication of General License Related to the Zimbabwe Sanctions Program Office of Foreign Assets Control, Treasury. AGENCY: ACTION: Notice, publication of general license. The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (‘‘OFAC’’) is publishing General License No. 1 issued under the Zimbabwe sanctions program on April 24, 2013. Zimbabwe General License No. 1 authorizes all transactions involving Agricultural Development Bank of Zimbabwe and Infrastructure Development Bank of Zimbabwe, subject to certain limitations. SUMMARY: DATES: Effective Date: April 24, 2013. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Assistant Director for Sanctions Compliance & Evaluation, tel.: 202–622– 2490, Assistant Director for Licensing, tel.: 202–622–2480, Assistant Director for Policy, tel.: 202–622–4855, Office of Foreign Assets Control, or Chief Counsel (Foreign Assets Control), tel.: 202–622– 2410, Office of the General Counsel, Department of the Treasury (not toll free numbers). (a) Effective April 24, 2013, all transactions involving Agricultural Development Bank of Zimbabwe and Infrastructure Development Bank of Zimbabwe are authorized, subject to the limitations set forth below. (b) This general license does not authorize transactions involving any person whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to 31 CFR 541.201(a), Executive Order 13288 of March 6, 2003, Executive Order 13391 of November 22, 2005, or Executive Order 13469 of July 25, 2008, other than Agricultural Development Bank of Zimbabwe and Infrastructure Development Bank of Zimbabwe. (c) All property and interests in property blocked pursuant to 31 CFR 541.201(a), Executive Order 13288 of March 6, 2003, Executive Order 13391 of November 22, 2005, or Executive Order 13469 of July 25, 2008, as of April 24, 2013, remain blocked. Dated: June 26, 2013. Adam J. Szubin, Director, Office of Foreign Assets Control. [FR Doc. 2013–16450 Filed 7–8–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–AL–P SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Electronic and Facsimile Availability Internal Revenue Service This document and additional information concerning OFAC are available from OFAC’s Web site (www.treasury.gov/ofac). Certain general information pertaining to OFAC’s sanctions programs also is available via facsimile through a 24-hour fax-ondemand service, tel.: 202–622–0077. Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Background On April 24, 2013, OFAC issued Zimbabwe General License No. 1 authorizing all transactions involving Agricultural Development Bank of Zimbabwe and Infrastructure Development Bank of Zimbabwe, subject to certain limitations. At the time of its issuance on April 24, 2013, OFAC made Zimbabwe General License No. 1 available on the OFAC Web site (www.treasury.gov/ ofac). With this notice, OFAC is publishing Zimbabwe General License No. 1 in the Federal Register. VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:44 Jul 08, 2013 Jkt 229001 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 alcohol fuel and biodiesel; renewable diesel; alternative fuel; diesel-water fuel emulsion; taxable fuel definitions; excise tax returns. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before September 9, 2013 to be assured of consideration. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00168 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 regulations should be directed to Allan Hopkins, (202) 622– 6665, or at Internal Revenue Service, Room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington DC 20224, or through the internet, at Allan.M.Hopkins@irs.gov. ADDRESSES: Title: Alcohol fuel and biodiesel; renewable diesel; alternative fuel; diesel-water fuel emulsion; taxable fuel definitions; excise tax returns. OMB Number: 1545–2193. Regulation Project Number: REG– 155087–05. Abstract: This document contains proposed regulations relating to credits and payments for alcohol mixtures, biodiesel mixtures, renewable diesel mixtures, alternative fuel mixtures, and alternative fuel sold for use or used as a fuel, as well as proposed regulations relating to the definition of gasoline and diesel fuel. These regulations reflect changes made by the American Jobs Creation Act of 2004, the Energy Policy Act of 2005, the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users, and the Tax Technical Corrections Act of 2007. 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. Estimated Number of Respondents: 70,840. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 17,710. 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: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\09JYN1.SGM 09JYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 131 / Tuesday, July 9, 2013 / Notices 41193 (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. Myrtle Avenue 7th Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11201, or contact us at the Web site: http://www.improveirs.org. The committee will be discussing various issues related to Tax Forms and Publications and public input is welcomed. Dated: July 2, 2013. Otis Simpson, Acting Director, Taxpayer Advocacy Panel. Dated: July 2, 2013. Otis Simpson, Acting Director, Taxpayer Advocacy Panel. DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY [FR Doc. 2013–16370 Filed 7–8–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Toll-Free Phone Line Project Committee DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY AGENCY: Approved: July 2, 2013. Allan Hopkins, Tax Analyst. Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Taxpayer Communications Project Committee Internal Revenue Service Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Treasury. AGENCY: DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY ACTION: Internal Revenue Service SUMMARY: Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Tax Forms and Publications Project Committee Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice of meeting. AGENCY: An open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Tax Forms and Publications Project Committee will be conducted. The Taxpayer Advocacy Panel is soliciting public comments, ideas and suggestions on improving customer service at the Internal Revenue Service. DATES: The meeting will be held Wednesday, August 14, 2013. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Marisa Knispel at 1–888–912–1227 or 718–834–2203. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given pursuant to section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. (1988) that an open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Tax Forms and Publications Project Committee will be held Wednesday, August 14, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time via teleconference. The public is invited to make oral comments or submit written statements for consideration. Due to limited conference lines, notification of intent to participate must be made with Ms. Knispel. For more information please contact Ms. Knispel at 1–888– 912–1227 or 718–834–2203, or write TAP Office, 2 Metro Tech Center, 100 mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:44 Jul 08, 2013 Jkt 229001 Notice of Meeting. An open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Taxpayer Communications Project Committee will be conducted. The Taxpayer Advocacy Panel is soliciting public comments, ideas, and suggestions on improving customer service at the Internal Revenue Service. The meeting will be held Thursday, August 15, 2013. DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ellen Smiley or Patti Robb at 1–888– 912–1227 or 414–231–2360. Notice is hereby given pursuant to Section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. (1988) that an open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Taxpayer Communications Project Committee will be held Thursday, August 15, 2013, at 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time via teleconference. The public is invited to make oral comments or submit written statements for consideration. Due to limited conference lines, notification of intent to participate must be made with Ms. Ellen Smiley or Ms. Patti Robb. For more information please contact Ms. Smiley or Ms. Robb at 1–888–912–1227 or 414–231–2360, or write TAP Office Stop 1006MIL, 211 West Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53203–2221, or post comments to the Web site: http:// www.improveirs.org. The committee will be discussing various issues related to Taxpayer Communications and public input is welcome. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00169 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 BILLING CODE 4830–01–P Internal Revenue Service Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: [FR Doc. 2013–16368 Filed 7–8–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P [FR Doc. 2013–16372 Filed 7–8–13; 8:45 am] Notice of meeting. An open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Toll-Free Phone Line Project Committee will be conducted. The Taxpayer Advocacy Panel is soliciting public comments, ideas and suggestions on improving customer service at the Internal Revenue Service. SUMMARY: The meeting will be held Tuesday, August 20, 2013. DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Linda Rivera at 1–888–912–1227 or (202) 622–8390. Notice is hereby given pursuant to Section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. (1988) that an open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Toll-Free Phone Line Project Committee will be held Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time via teleconference. The public is invited to make oral comments or submit written statements for consideration. Due to limited conference lines, notification of intent to participate must be made with Linda Rivera. For more information please contact: Ms. Rivera at 1–888–912–1227 or (202) 622–8390, or write TAP Office, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW, Room 1509- National Office, Washington, DC 20224, or contact us at the Web site: http://www.improveirs.org. The committee will be discussing Toll-free issues and public input is welcomed. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: July 2, 2013. Otis Simpson, Acting Director, Taxpayer Advocacy Panel. [FR Doc. 2013–16373 Filed 7–8–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P E:\FR\FM\09JYN1.SGM 09JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 131 (Tuesday, July 9, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Pages 41192-41193]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-16368]


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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 
alcohol fuel and biodiesel; renewable diesel; alternative fuel; diesel-
water fuel emulsion; taxable fuel definitions; excise tax returns.

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before September 9, 
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 regulations should be directed to Allan Hopkins, (202) 
622-6665, or at 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: Alcohol fuel and biodiesel; renewable 
diesel; alternative fuel; diesel-water fuel emulsion; taxable fuel 
definitions; excise tax returns.
    OMB Number: 1545-2193.
    Regulation Project Number: REG-155087-05.
    Abstract: This document contains proposed regulations relating to 
credits and payments for alcohol mixtures, biodiesel mixtures, 
renewable diesel mixtures, alternative fuel mixtures, and alternative 
fuel sold for use or used as a fuel, as well as proposed regulations 
relating to the definition of gasoline and diesel fuel. These 
regulations reflect changes made by the American Jobs Creation Act of 
2004, the Energy Policy Act of 2005, the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, 
Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users, and the Tax 
Technical Corrections Act of 2007.
    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.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 70,840.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 17,710.
    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:

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(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: July 2, 2013.
Allan Hopkins,
Tax Analyst.
[FR Doc. 2013-16368 Filed 7-8-13; 8:45 am]
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