Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 14242, 78515-78516 [2013-30739]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 248 / Thursday, December 26, 2013 / Notices Township, Yangon, Burma [BURMA]. while OFAC is updating the SDN List to remove the [JADE Act] tag that had publicly identified the following individuals and entities as subject to the financial and blocking provisions of Section 5(b) of the JADE Act, transactions and dealings with these individuals and entities continue to be prohibited pursuant to IEEPA: Dated: December 17, 2013. Adam Szubin, Director, Office of Foreign Assets Control. [FR Doc. 2013–30627 Filed 12–24–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–AL–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Office of Foreign Assets Control Removal of JADE Act Tags ACTION: Notice. The Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (‘‘OFAC’’) is removing from the Specially Designated Nationals List tags that had identified certain individuals and entities as subject to the blocking and financial provisions of the Tom Lantos Block Burmese JADE (Junta’s Anti-Democratic Efforts) Act of 2008 (‘‘JADE Act’’). DATES: As of August 7, 2013, the financial and blocking provisions of Section 5(b) of the JADE Act do not apply. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Assistant Director, Sanctions Compliance and Evaluation, Office of Foreign Assets Control, Department of the Treasury, Washington, DC 20220, Tel.: 202/622–2490. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES Electronic and Facsimile Availability This document and additional information concerning OFAC are available from OFAC’s Web site (www.treasury.gov/ofac) or via facsimile through a 24-hour fax-on-demand service, Tel.: 202/622–0077. Background On August 6, 2013, President Barack Obama issued Executive Order 13651 (‘‘E.O. 13651’’). In Section 8 of E.O. 13651, the President determined and certified, pursuant to section 5(i) of the Tom Lantos Block Burmese JADE (Junta’s Anti-Democratic Efforts) Act of 2008 (the ‘‘JADE Act’’), that it is in the national interest of the United States to waive, and thereby waived, the sanctions described in section 5(b) of the JADE Act. As a result, as of August 7, the effective date of E.O. 13651, the financial and blocking provisions of section 5(b) of the JADE Act do not apply. Except as authorized or exempt, transactions with persons included on the Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List (‘‘SDN List’’) continue to be prohibited pursuant to the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (‘‘IEEPA’’). Accordingly, VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:06 Dec 24, 2013 Jkt 232001 1. GOLDEN AARON PTE. LTD. 2. MAX MYANMAR GROUP OF COMPANIES 3. DAGON INTERNATIONAL LIMITED 4. ZAW, Zaw 5. AUNG, Win 6. MAX SINGAPORE INTERNATIONAL PTE. LTD. 7. ROYAL KUMUDRA HOTEL 8. ESPACE AVENIR EXECUTIVE SERVICED APARTMENT 9. MAX (MYANMAR) CONSTRUCTION CO. LTD. 10. MAX MYANMAR GEMS AND JEWELLERY CO. LTD. 11. MAX MYANMAR MANUFACTURING CO. LTD. 12. MAX MYANMAR SERVICES CO. LTD. 13. MAX MYANMAR TRADING CO. LTD. 14. G A CAPITAL PTE. LTD. 15. G A FOODSTUFFS PTE. LTD. 16. G A ARDMORE PTE. LTD. 17. G A LAND PTE. LTD. 18. G A RESORT PTE. LTD. 19. G A SENTOSA PTE. LTD. 20. G A TREASURE PTE. LTD. 21. G A WHITEHOUSE PTE. LTD. 22. SENTOSA TREASURE PTE. LTD. Dated: December 3, 2013. Adam Sbuzin, Director, Office of Foreign Assets Control. [FR Doc. 2013–30626 Filed 12–24–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–AL–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 14242 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 14242, Reporting Abusive Tax Promotions or Preparers. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00191 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 78515 Written comments should be received on or before February 24, 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 Gerald J. Shields, LL.M., at 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: Reporting Abusive Tax Promotions or Preparers. OMB Number: 1545–2219. Form Number: Form 14242. Abstract: The IC form is used to report an abusive tax avoidance scheme and tax return preparers who promote such schemes. IC is collected to combat abusive tax promoters. Respondents can be individuals, businesses and tax return preparers. Current Actions: There were no material changes made to the document but the burden was recalculated that resulted in a change to the burden previously approved by OMB. We are making this submission to reinstate the OMB approval. Type of Review: Reinstate a previously approved IC. Affected Public: Individuals or Households, Farms, Businesses and other for-profit or not-for-profit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 360. Estimated Time Per Respondent: 10 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 36. 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: DATES: E:\FR\FM\26DEN1.SGM 26DEN1 78516 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 248 / Thursday, December 26, 2013 / Notices (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: December 18, 2013. Yvette Lawrence, IRS Reports Clearance Officer. 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: December 19, 2013. Linda Rivera, Acting Director, Taxpayer Advocacy Panel. Dated: December 19, 2013. Linda Rivera, Acting Director, Taxpayer Advocacy Panel. DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY AGENCY: Internal Revenue Service ACTION: 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, January 15, 2014. 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, January 15, 2014 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. 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 emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:06 Dec 24, 2013 Jkt 232001 Notice of Meeting. An open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Taxpayer Assistance Center Improvements 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: Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Tax Forms and Publications Project Committee. The meeting will be held Thursday, January 16, 2014. DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Donna Powers at 1–888–912–1227 or (954) 423–7977. Notice is hereby given pursuant to Section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. (1988) that a meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Taxpayer Assistance Center Improvements Project Committee will be held Thursday, January 16, 2014, at 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time. 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 Donna Powers. For more information please contact Ms. Donna Powers at 1–888– 912–1227 or (954) 423–7977, or write TAP Office, 1000 S. Pine Island Road, Plantation, FL 33324 or contact us at the Web site: http://www.improveirs.org. The committee will be discussing various issues related to the Taxpayer Assistance Centers and public input is welcomed. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00192 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 Internal Revenue Service (IRS),Treasury. ACTION: Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. Internal Revenue Service Internal Revenue Service Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Notices and Correspondence Project Committee AGENCY: DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY BILLING CODE 4830–01–P BILLING CODE 4830–01–P [FR Doc. 2013–30738 Filed 12–24–13; 8:45 am] Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Taxpayer Assistance Center Improvements Project Committee [FR Doc. 2013–30739 Filed 12–24–13; 8:45 am] [FR Doc. 2013–30731 Filed 12–24–13; 8:45 am] Notice of Meeting. An open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Notices and Correspondence 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 Wednesday, January 22, 2014. DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Timothy Shepard at 1–888–912–1227 or 206–220–6095. Notice is hereby given pursuant to Section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. (1988) that a meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Notices and Correspondence Project Committee will be held Wednesday, January 22, 2014, at 12 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 Timothy Shepard. For more information please contact Mr. Shepard at 1–888– 912–1227 or 206–220–6095, or write TAP Office, 915 2nd Avenue, MS W– 406, Seattle, WA 98174, or contact us at the Web site: http://www.improveirs.org. The agenda will include a discussion on various letters, and other issues related to written communications from the IRS. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: December 19, 2013. Linda Rivera, Acting Director, Taxpayer Advocacy Panel. [FR Doc. 2013–30744 Filed 12–24–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P E:\FR\FM\26DEN1.SGM 26DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 248 (Thursday, December 26, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Pages 78515-78516]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-30739]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Internal Revenue Service


Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 14242

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 
Form 14242, Reporting Abusive Tax Promotions or Preparers.

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before February 24, 
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 Gerald J. 
Shields, LL.M., at 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: Reporting Abusive Tax Promotions or Preparers.
    OMB Number: 1545-2219.
    Form Number: Form 14242.
    Abstract: The IC form is used to report an abusive tax avoidance 
scheme and tax return preparers who promote such schemes. IC is 
collected to combat abusive tax promoters. Respondents can be 
individuals, businesses and tax return preparers.
    Current Actions: There were no material changes made to the 
document but the burden was recalculated that resulted in a change to 
the burden previously approved by OMB. We are making this submission to 
reinstate the OMB approval.
    Type of Review: Reinstate a previously approved IC.
    Affected Public: Individuals or Households, Farms, Businesses and 
other for-profit or not-for-profit organizations.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 360.
    Estimated Time Per Respondent: 10 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 36.
    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: December 18, 2013.
Yvette Lawrence,
IRS Reports Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2013-30739 Filed 12-24-13; 8:45 am]
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