Proposed Collection; Comment Request for the TE/GE Compliance Check Questionnaires, 63565-63566 [2013-24957]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 206 / Thursday, October 24, 2013 / Notices 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 24, 2013. R. Joseph Durbala, IRS Tax Analyst. [FR Doc. 2013–24959 Filed 10–23–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Forms 2210 and 2210–F 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 2210, Underpayment of Estimated Tax by Individuals, Estate, and Trusts, and Form 2210–F, Underpayment of Estimated Tax by Farmers and Fishermen. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: Written comments should be received on or before December 23, 2013 to be assured of consideration. DATES: Direct all written comments to Yvette B. Lawrence, Internal Revenue Service, Room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224. ADDRESSES: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:25 Oct 23, 2013 Jkt 232001 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the forms and instructions should be directed to R. Joseph Durbala at Internal Revenue Service, (202) 622– 3634, Room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224, or through the Internet at RJoseph.Durbala@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Underpayment of Estimated Tax by Individuals, Estate, and Trusts (Form 2210), and Underpayment of Estimated Tax by Farmers and Fishermen (Form 2210–F). OMB Number: 1545–0140. Form Number: 2210 AND 2210–F. Abstract: Internal Revenue Code section 6654 imposes a penalty for failure to pay estimated tax. Form 2210 is used by individuals, estates, and trusts and Form 2210–F is used by farmers and fisherman to determine whether they are subject to the penalty and to compute the penalty if it applies. The Service uses this information to determine whether taxpayers are subject to the penalty, and to verify the penalty amount. Current Actions: There are no changes to the 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, and farms. Estimated Number of Respondents: 599,999 Estimated Time per Respondent: 4 hrs. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 2,405,663. 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 PO 00000 Frm 00118 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 63565 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: October 7, 2013. Yvette Lawrence, IRS, Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2013–24934 Filed 10–23–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for the TE/GE Compliance Check Questionnaires 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 the TE/ GE Compliance Check Questionnaires. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before December 23, 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 should be directed to R. Joseph Durbala, (202) 622–3634, at Internal Revenue Service, Room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224, or through the Internet at RJoseph.Durbala@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: TE/GE Compliance Check Questionnaires. OMB Number: 1545–2071. Form Number: Not applicable. Abstract: These compliance questionnaires are a critical component SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\24OCN1.SGM 24OCN1 mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 63566 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 206 / Thursday, October 24, 2013 / Notices of TE/GE’s comprehensive enforcement program. TE/GE uses these questionnaires to gain a better understanding of the compliance behavior of individual segments of the tax-exempt community and to identify and resolve specific instances of noncompliance with the laws and regulations governing tax-exempt organizations, employee pension plans, tax-exempt bonds and governmental entities. Current Actions: There are no changes to the collection efforts, however we are asking to increase the burden estimates (by 16,500 hours) previously approved by OMB, to better reflect ongoing activities. This request is for renewal purposes only. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Tax Exempt organizations (including recipients of Tax-Exempt Bonds), Sponsors of Employee Plans, or Government entities. Estimated Number of Respondents: 9,000. Estimated Time per Respondent: 6 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 54,000. 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 VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:25 Oct 23, 2013 Jkt 232001 or start-up costs and costs of operation, maintenance, and purchase of services to provide information. Approved: October 11, 2013. Yvette Lawrence, IRS, Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2013–24957 Filed 10–23–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 1098 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 1098, Mortgage Interest Statement. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before December 23, 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 form and instructions 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: Mortgage Interest Statement. OMB Number: 1545–0901. Form Number: Form 1098. Abstract: Form 1098 is used to report $600 or more of mortgage interest received from an individual in the course of the mortgagor’s trade or business. 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: 171,000. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00119 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Estimated Time per Respondent: 7 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 8,038,699. 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 24, 2013. R. Joseph Durbala, IRS Tax Analyst. [FR Doc. 2013–24962 Filed 10–23–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 8838 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 SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\24OCN1.SGM 24OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 206 (Thursday, October 24, 2013)]
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[FR Doc No: 2013-24957]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Internal Revenue Service


Proposed Collection; Comment Request for the TE/GE Compliance 
Check Questionnaires

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 
the TE/GE Compliance Check Questionnaires.

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before December 23, 
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 
should be directed to R. Joseph Durbala, (202) 622-3634, at Internal 
Revenue Service, Room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, 
DC 20224, or through the Internet at RJoseph.Durbala@irs.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title: TE/GE Compliance Check Questionnaires.
    OMB Number: 1545-2071.
    Form Number: Not applicable.
    Abstract: These compliance questionnaires are a critical component

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of TE/GE's comprehensive enforcement program. TE/GE uses these 
questionnaires to gain a better understanding of the compliance 
behavior of individual segments of the tax-exempt community and to 
identify and resolve specific instances of non-compliance with the laws 
and regulations governing tax-exempt organizations, employee pension 
plans, tax-exempt bonds and governmental entities.
    Current Actions: There are no changes to the collection efforts, 
however we are asking to increase the burden estimates (by 16,500 
hours) previously approved by OMB, to better reflect ongoing 
activities. This request is for renewal purposes only.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Tax Exempt organizations (including recipients of 
Tax-Exempt Bonds), Sponsors of Employee Plans, or Government entities.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 9,000.
    Estimated Time per Respondent: 6 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 54,000.
    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: October 11, 2013.
Yvette Lawrence,
IRS, Reports Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2013-24957 Filed 10-23-13; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4830-01-P