Proposed Collection: Comment Request for Regulation Project, 72152-72153 [2013-28810]

Download as PDF 72152 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 231 / Monday, December 2, 2013 / Notices specific information collection listed below. You must reference the information collection’s title, form number, reporting or record-keeping requirement number, and OMB number (if any) in your comment. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the collection tools should be directed to R. Joseph Durbala, Internal Revenue Service, Room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224, or at (202)622–3634, or through the internet at RJoseph.Durbala@irs.gov. emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Currently, the IRS is seeking comments concerning the following information collection tools, reporting, and record-keeping requirements: Title: Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery OMB Number: 1545–NEW. Form Number: N/A. Abstract: Executive Order 12862 directs Federal agencies to provide service to the public that matches or exceeds the best service available in the private sector. Executive Order 13571 expands on this concept to include recent developments in private sector advances in internet customer service technologies. In order to work continuously to ensure that our online products and services are effective and meet our customers’ needs, The Internal Revenue Service (hereafter ‘‘the Agency’’) seeks to obtain OMB approval of a generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery. By routine customer feedback we mean information that focuses on the awareness, understanding, attitudes, preferences, or experiences of customers or other stakeholders relating to existing or future services or products, but are not statistical surveys that yield quantitative results that can be generalized to the population of study. Current Actions: This is a new request for OMB approval. Type of Review: New collection. Affected Public: This collection of information is necessary to enable the Agency to garner customer and stakeholder feedback in an efficient, timely manner, in accordance with our commitment to improving service delivery. The information collected from our customers and stakeholders will help ensure that users have an effective, efficient, and satisfying experience with the Agency’s programs. This feedback will provide insights into customer or stakeholder perceptions, experiences and expectations, provide an early warning of issues with service, VerDate Mar<15>2010 20:41 Nov 29, 2013 Jkt 232001 or focus attention on areas where communication, training or changes in operations might improve delivery of products or services. It will also allow feedback to contribute directly to the improvement of program management. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,000,050. Estimated Time per Respondent: 1 hr., 18 min. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 266,680. 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: November 15, 2013. Yvette Lawrence, IRS Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2013–28815 Filed 11–29–13; 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. AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00093 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 TD 9540, general actuarial valuation. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before January 31, 2014 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Yvette Lawrence, 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 katherine.b.dean@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Valuation Tables. OMB Number: 1545–1343. Regulation Project Number: TD 9540. Abstract: This document contains final regulations relating to the use of actuarial tables in valuing annuities, interests for life or terms of years, and remainder or reversionary interests. These regulations will affect the valuation of inter vivos and testamentary transfers of interests dependent on one or more measuring lives. These regulations are necessary because section 7520(c)(3) directs the Secretary to update the actuarial tables to reflect the most recent mortality experience available. Current Actions: There is no change to this existing regulation. Type of Review: Extension of OMB approval. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Number of Respondents: 6,000. Estimated Time per Respondent: 45 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Hours: 4,500. 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 SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\02DEN1.SGM 02DEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 231 / Monday, December 2, 2013 / Notices 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 30, 2013. Yvette Lawrence, OMB Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2013–28810 Filed 11–29–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery 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 emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 21:28 Nov 29, 2013 Jkt 232001 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 Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before January 31, 2014 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 Katherine Dean, at Internal Revenue Service, room 6242, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224, or through the internet at katherine.b.dean@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery. OMB Number: 1545–2208. Abstract: Executive Order 12862 directs Federal agencies to provide service to the public that matches or exceeds the best service available in the private sector. In order to work continuously to ensure that our programs are effective and meet our customers’ needs, The Internal Revenue Service (hereafter ‘‘the Agency’’) seeks to obtain OMB approval of a generic clearance to collect qualitative feedback on our service delivery. By qualitative feedback we mean information that provides useful insights on perceptions and opinions, but are not statistical surveys that yield quantitative results that can be generalized to the population of study. Current Actions: We will be conducting different opinion surveys, focus group sessions, think-aloud interviews, and usability studies regarding cognitive research surrounding forms submission or IRS system/product development. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. PO 00000 Frm 00094 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 72153 Affected Public: Individuals and businesses or other for-profit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 150,000. Estimated Time per Respondent: 60 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 150,000. 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 30, 2013. Yvette Lawrence, IRS Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2013–28811 Filed 11–29–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P E:\FR\FM\02DEN1.SGM 02DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 231 (Monday, December 2, 2013)]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-28810]


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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 TD 
9540, general actuarial valuation.

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before January 31, 
2014 to be assured of consideration.

ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Yvette Lawrence, 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 
katherine.b.dean@irs.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title: Valuation Tables.
    OMB Number: 1545-1343.
    Regulation Project Number: TD 9540.
    Abstract: This document contains final regulations relating to the 
use of actuarial tables in valuing annuities, interests for life or 
terms of years, and remainder or reversionary interests. These 
regulations will affect the valuation of inter vivos and testamentary 
transfers of interests dependent on one or more measuring lives. These 
regulations are necessary because section 7520(c)(3) directs the 
Secretary to update the actuarial tables to reflect the most recent 
mortality experience available.
    Current Actions: There is no change to this existing regulation.
    Type of Review: Extension of OMB approval.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 6,000.
    Estimated Time per Respondent: 45 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Hours: 4,500.
    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

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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 30, 2013.
Yvette Lawrence,
OMB Reports Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2013-28810 Filed 11-29-13; 8:45 am]
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