Proposed Collection; Comment Request: Furnishing Identifying Number of Tax Return Preparer, 58608 [2013-23119]

Download as PDF 58608 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 185 / Tuesday, September 24, 2013 / Notices Approved: August 30, 2013. R. Joseph Durbala, Tax Analyst. [FR Doc. 2013–23117 Filed 9–23–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request: Furnishing Identifying Number of Tax Return Preparer 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 furnishing identifying number of tax return preparer. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before November 25, 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 LaNita Van Dyke, at Internal Revenue Service, Room 6511, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington DC 20224, or through the Internet, at Lanita.VanDyke@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Furnishing Identifying Number of Tax Return Preparer. OMB Number: 1545–2176. Regulation Project Number: TD 9501. Abstract: This document contains final regulations under section 6109 of the Internal Revenue Code that provide guidance to tax return preparers on furnishing an identifying number on tax returns and claims for refund of tax that they prepare. The final regulations describe how the IRS will define the identifying number of tax return preparers. Additional provisions of the final regulations provide that tax return preparers must apply for and regularly renew their preparer identifying number as the IRS may prescribe in forms, instructions, or other guidance. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:49 Sep 23, 2013 Jkt 229001 Current Actions: There are no changes being made to the regulation at this time. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Individuals or households, Business or other for-profit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,200,000. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 300,000. 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 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: September 18, 2013. R. Joseph Durbala, Tax Analyst. [FR Doc. 2013–23119 Filed 9–23–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for the EFTPS Primary Contact Information Change Form Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00098 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 the EFTPS Primary Contact Information Change Form. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before November 25, 2013 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 the form and instructions should be directed to Gerald J. Shields, Internal Revenue Service, Room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224 or through the Internet at Gerald.J.Shields@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: EFTPS Primary Contact Information Change Form. OMB Number: 1545–2100. Form Number: N/A. Abstract: EFTPS is a service offered free by the U.S. Department of the Treasury to help business and individual taxpayers conveniently pay all their federal taxes electronically. Currently taxpayers can only obtain the Primary Contact Information Form by calling EFTPS Customer Service. The taxpayer calls EFTPS Customer Service requesting to change the contact information on their enrollment. As an alternative to faxing, we are offering the taxpayer the option of downloading the form. Current Actions: There is no change in the paperwork burden previously approved by OMB. This form is being submitted for renewal purposes only. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Individuals and Households. Estimated Number of Respondents: 12,000. Estimated Time per Respondent: 9 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 200. The following paragraph applies to all of the collections of information covered by this notice: SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\24SEN1.SGM 24SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 185 (Tuesday, September 24, 2013)]
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[FR Doc No: 2013-23119]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Internal Revenue Service


Proposed Collection; Comment Request: Furnishing Identifying 
Number of Tax Return Preparer

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 
furnishing identifying number of tax return preparer.

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before November 25, 
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 LaNita Van Dyke, at 
Internal Revenue Service, Room 6511, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., 
Washington DC 20224, or through the Internet, at 
Lanita.VanDyke@irs.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title: Furnishing Identifying Number of Tax Return Preparer.
    OMB Number: 1545-2176.
    Regulation Project Number: TD 9501.
    Abstract: This document contains final regulations under section 
6109 of the Internal Revenue Code that provide guidance to tax return 
preparers on furnishing an identifying number on tax returns and claims 
for refund of tax that they prepare. The final regulations describe how 
the IRS will define the identifying number of tax return preparers. 
Additional provisions of the final regulations provide that tax return 
preparers must apply for and regularly renew their preparer identifying 
number as the IRS may prescribe in forms, instructions, or other 
guidance.
    Current Actions: There are no changes being made to the regulation 
at this time.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households, Business or other for-
profit organizations.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,200,000.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 300,000.
    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 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: September 18, 2013.
R. Joseph Durbala,
Tax Analyst.
[FR Doc. 2013-23119 Filed 9-23-13; 8:45 am]
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