Request for Applications for the IRS Advisory Committee on Tax Exempt and Government Entities, 60378-60379 [2013-23993]

Download as PDF 60378 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 190 / Tuesday, October 1, 2013 / Notices FDIC: Number of respondents: 48. Burden per respondent: 40 hours to implement policies and procedures and to provide training; 8 hours annually to maintain program. Total estimated annual burden: 2,304 hours. NCUA: Number of respondents: 85. Burden per respondent: 40 hours to implement policies and procedures and to provide training; 8 hours annually to maintain program. Total estimated annual burden: 4,080 hours. Dated: September 6, 2013. Michele Meyer, Assistant Director, Legislative and Regulatory Activities Division. Dated at Washington, DC, this 9th day of September, 2013. Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. Robert E Feldman, Executive Secretary. Dated: September 24, 2013. By the National Credit Union Administration. Gerard S. Poliquin, Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. 2013–23771 Filed 9–30–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–33–P, 6714–01–P; 7535–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 1023 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 Form 1023, Application for Recognition of Exemption Under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before December 2, 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. emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 14:45 Sep 30, 2013 Jkt 232001 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the form and instructions should be directed to Sara Covington at Internal Revenue Service, Room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224, or through the Internet at Sara.L.Covington@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Application for Recognition of Exemption Under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. OMB Number: 1545–0056. Form Number: Form 1023. Abstract: Form 1023 is filed by applicants seeking Federal income tax exemption as organizations described in section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. IRS uses the information to determine if the applicant is exempt and whether the applicant is a private foundation. Current Actions: There are no changes being made to the form at this time. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Not-for-profit institutions. Estimated Number of Respondents: 33,378. Estimated Time per Respondents: 120 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 4,005,360. 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 PO 00000 Frm 00136 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 10, 2013. Allan Hopkins, IRS Tax Analyst. [FR Doc. 2013–23805 Filed 9–30–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Request for Applications for the IRS Advisory Committee on Tax Exempt and Government Entities Internal Revenue Service (IRS); Tax Exempt and Government Entities Division, Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for applicants or nominations. AGENCY: The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is requesting applications for membership to serve on the Advisory Committee on Tax Exempt and Government Entities (ACT). Applications will be accepted for the following vacancies, which will occur in June 2014: Two (2) employee plans; two (2) exempt organizations; three (3) federal, state, and local governments; two (2) Indian Tribal Governments; and one (1) tax-exempt bonds. To ensure appropriate balance of membership, final selection from qualified candidates will be determined based on experience, qualifications, and other expertise. Members of the ACT may not be federally registered lobbyists. DATES: Written applications or nominations must be received on or before Nov. 4, 2013. ADDRESSES: Send all applications and nominations to: Mark J. Kirbabas; Acting Designated Federal Officer; TE/GE Communications and Liaison; 1111 Constitution Ave. NW.,—SE: T: CL– NCA 679; Washington, DC 20224; FAX: (202) 317–8814. (not a toll-free number); email: Mark.J.Kirbabas@irs.gov. Application: Applicants may use the ACT Application Form on the IRS Web site (IRS.gov) or may send an application by letter with the following information: Name; Other Name(s) Used and Date(s) (required for FBI check); Date of Birth (required for FBI check); City and State of Birth (required for FBI Check); Current Address; Telephone and Fax Numbers; and email address, if any. Applications should also describe and document the proposed member’s qualifications for membership on the SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\01OCN1.SGM 01OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 190 / Tuesday, October 1, 2013 / Notices ACT. Applications should also specify the vacancy for which they wish to be considered. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mark Kirbabas (202) 317–8444 (not a toll-free number) or by email at Mark.J.Kirbabas@irs.gov. Dated: September 25, 2013. Mark J. Kirbabas, Acting Designated Federal Officer, Tax Exempt and Government Entities Division, Internal Revenue Service. [FR Doc. 2013–23993 Filed 9–30–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P The Advisory Committee on Tax Exempt and Government Entities (ACT), governed by the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92–463, is an organized public forum for discussion of relevant employee plans, exempt organizations, tax-exempt bonds, and federal, state, local, and Indian tribal government issues between officials of the IRS and representatives of the above communities. The ACT also enables the IRS to receive regular input with respect to the development and implementation of IRS policy concerning these communities. ACT members present the interested public’s observations about current or proposed IRS policies, programs, and procedures, as well as suggest improvements. ACT members shall be appointed by the Secretary of the Treasury and shall serve for two-year terms. Terms can be extended for an additional year. ACT members will not be paid for their time or services. ACT members will be reimbursed for their travel-related expenses to attend working sessions and public meetings, in accordance with 5 U.S.C. 5703. The Secretary of the Treasury invites those individuals, organizations, and groups affiliated with employee plans and exempt organizations to nominate individuals for membership on the ACT. Nominations should describe and document the proposed member’s qualifications for ACT membership, including the nominee’s past or current affiliations and dealings with the particular community or segment of the community that he or she wishes to represent (such as, employee plans). Nominations should also specify the vacancy for which they wish to be considered. The Department of the Treasury seeks a diverse group of members representing a broad spectrum of persons experienced in employee plans and exempt organizations. Nominees must go through a clearance process before selection by the Department of the Treasury. In accordance with the Department of the Treasury Directive 21–03, the clearance process includes, among other things, pre-appointment and annual tax checks, and an FBI criminal and subversive name check, fingerprint check, and security clearance. emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Mar<15>2010 14:45 Sep 30, 2013 Jkt 232001 DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–NEW] Board of Veterans Appeals, Voice of the Veteran Appellant Surveys; Correction Board of Veterans Appeals, Department of Veterans Affairs. AGENCY: ACTION: Notice; correction. The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) published an information collection notice in a Federal Register on September 6, 2013 (78 FR 54956), that contained errors. VA announced that the Board of Veterans’ Affairs was announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection. We have also corrected the frequency of response that was listed as quarterly to annually. Those errors are corrected by this notice. SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Crystal Rennie, Enterprise Records Service (005R1B), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420, at (202) 632–7492 or crystal.rennie@va.gov. Correction In FR Doc. 2013–21699, published on September 6, 2013, at 78 FR 54956, make the following corrections. On page 54956, in the third column, at the ‘‘AGENCY’’ heading, third column, remove the first instance of the word ‘‘Affairs’’, and add, in its place, ‘‘Appeals’’. In the ‘‘SUMMARY’’, third column, remove the first instance of the word ‘‘Affairs’’, and add, in its place, ‘‘Appeals’’. In the ‘‘SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION’’ section, first column on page 54957, remove each instance of ‘‘VBA’’, and add, in its place, ‘‘BVA’’. In the ‘‘FREQUENCY OF RESPONSE’’ section, first column on page 54957, remove ‘‘quarterly’’ and add, in its place, ‘‘annually’’. Dated: September 26, 2013. Crystal Rennie, VA Clearance Officer, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2013–23906 Filed 9–30–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00137 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 60379 DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0521] Proposed Information Collection (Credit Underwriting Standards and Procedures for Processing VA Guaranteed Loans) Activity: Comment Request Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed revision of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on information needed to underwrite VA-guaranteed loans. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before December 2, 2013. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at www.Regulations.gov or to Nancy J. Kessinger, Veterans Benefits Administration (20M35), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420 or email nancy.kessinger@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0521’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through FDMS. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nancy J. Kessinger at (202) 632–7492 or fax (202) 632–8925. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13; 44 U.S.C. 3501—3521), Federal agencies must obtain approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for each collection of information they conduct or sponsor. This request for comment is being made pursuant to Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA. With respect to the following collection of information, VBA invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of VBA’s functions, including whether the information will have practical utility; SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\01OCN1.SGM 01OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Internal Revenue Service


Request for Applications for the IRS Advisory Committee on Tax 
Exempt and Government Entities

AGENCY: Internal Revenue Service (IRS); Tax Exempt and Government 
Entities Division, Treasury.

ACTION: Notice and request for applicants or nominations.

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SUMMARY: The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is requesting applications 
for membership to serve on the Advisory Committee on Tax Exempt and 
Government Entities (ACT). Applications will be accepted for the 
following vacancies, which will occur in June 2014: Two (2) employee 
plans; two (2) exempt organizations; three (3) federal, state, and 
local governments; two (2) Indian Tribal Governments; and one (1) tax-
exempt bonds. To ensure appropriate balance of membership, final 
selection from qualified candidates will be determined based on 
experience, qualifications, and other expertise. Members of the ACT may 
not be federally registered lobbyists.

DATES: Written applications or nominations must be received on or 
before Nov. 4, 2013.

ADDRESSES: Send all applications and nominations to: Mark J. Kirbabas; 
Acting Designated Federal Officer; TE/GE Communications and Liaison; 
1111 Constitution Ave. NW.,--SE: T: CL-NCA 679; Washington, DC 20224; 
FAX: (202) 317-8814. (not a toll-free number); email: 
Mark.J.Kirbabas@irs.gov.
    Application: Applicants may use the ACT Application Form on the IRS 
Web site (IRS.gov) or may send an application by letter with the 
following information: Name; Other Name(s) Used and Date(s) (required 
for FBI check); Date of Birth (required for FBI check); City and State 
of Birth (required for FBI Check); Current Address; Telephone and Fax 
Numbers; and email address, if any. Applications should also describe 
and document the proposed member's qualifications for membership on the

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ACT. Applications should also specify the vacancy for which they wish 
to be considered.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mark Kirbabas (202) 317-8444 (not a 
toll-free number) or by email at Mark.J.Kirbabas@irs.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Advisory Committee on Tax Exempt and 
Government Entities (ACT), governed by the Federal Advisory Committee 
Act, Public Law 92-463, is an organized public forum for discussion of 
relevant employee plans, exempt organizations, tax-exempt bonds, and 
federal, state, local, and Indian tribal government issues between 
officials of the IRS and representatives of the above communities. The 
ACT also enables the IRS to receive regular input with respect to the 
development and implementation of IRS policy concerning these 
communities. ACT members present the interested public's observations 
about current or proposed IRS policies, programs, and procedures, as 
well as suggest improvements. ACT members shall be appointed by the 
Secretary of the Treasury and shall serve for two-year terms. Terms can 
be extended for an additional year. ACT members will not be paid for 
their time or services. ACT members will be reimbursed for their 
travel-related expenses to attend working sessions and public meetings, 
in accordance with 5 U.S.C. 5703.
    The Secretary of the Treasury invites those individuals, 
organizations, and groups affiliated with employee plans and exempt 
organizations to nominate individuals for membership on the ACT. 
Nominations should describe and document the proposed member's 
qualifications for ACT membership, including the nominee's past or 
current affiliations and dealings with the particular community or 
segment of the community that he or she wishes to represent (such as, 
employee plans). Nominations should also specify the vacancy for which 
they wish to be considered. The Department of the Treasury seeks a 
diverse group of members representing a broad spectrum of persons 
experienced in employee plans and exempt organizations.
    Nominees must go through a clearance process before selection by 
the Department of the Treasury. In accordance with the Department of 
the Treasury Directive 21-03, the clearance process includes, among 
other things, pre-appointment and annual tax checks, and an FBI 
criminal and subversive name check, fingerprint check, and security 
clearance.

    Dated: September 25, 2013.
Mark J. Kirbabas,
Acting Designated Federal Officer, Tax Exempt and Government Entities 
Division, Internal Revenue Service.
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