Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 2848, 2848(SP)., 3921-3922 [2014-01194]

Download as PDF 3921 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 15 / Thursday, January 23, 2014 / Notices Dated: January 15, 2014. Clifton G. Kellogg, Director, State Small Business Credit Initiative. [FR Doc. 2014–01269 Filed 1–22–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–25–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Office of Foreign Assets Control Additional Designations, Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act Office of Foreign Assets Control, Treasury. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (‘‘OFAC’’) is publishing the name of one individual whose property and interests in property has been blocked pursuant to the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act (‘‘Kingpin Act’’) (21 U.S.C. 1901–1908, 8 U.S.C. 1182). DATES: The designation by the Director of OFAC of the individual identified in this notice pursuant to section 805(b) of the Kingpin Act is effective on January 8, 2014. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Assistant Director, Sanctions Compliance & Evaluation, Office of Foreign Assets Control, U.S. Department of the Treasury, Washington, DC 20220, Tel: (202) 622–2490. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: Electronic and Facsimile Availability This document and additional information concerning OFAC are available on OFAC’s Web site at http://www.treasury.gov/ofac or via facsimile through a 24-hour fax-ondemand service at (202) 622–0077. sroberts on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Background The Kingpin Act became law on December 3, 1999. The Kingpin Act establishes a program targeting the activities of significant foreign narcotics traffickers and their organizations on a worldwide basis. It provides a statutory framework for the imposition of sanctions against significant foreign narcotics traffickers and their organizations on a worldwide basis, with the objective of denying their businesses and agents access to the U.S. financial system and the benefits of trade and transactions involving U.S. companies and individuals. The Kingpin Act blocks all property and interests in property, subject to U.S. jurisdiction, owned or controlled by significant foreign narcotics traffickers as identified by the President. In addition, the Secretary of the Treasury, in consultation with the Attorney General, the Director of the Central Intelligence Agency, the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Administrator of the Drug Enforcement Administration, the Secretary of Defense, the Secretary of State, and the Secretary of Homeland Security may designate and block the property and interests in property, subject to U.S. jurisdiction, of persons who are found to be: (1) Materially assisting in, or providing financial or technological support for or to, or providing goods or services in support of, the international narcotics trafficking activities of a person designated pursuant to the Kingpin Act; (2) owned, controlled, or directed by, or acting for or on behalf of, a person designated pursuant to the Kingpin Act; or (3) playing a significant role in international narcotics trafficking. On January 8, 2014, the Director of OFAC designated the following individual whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to section 805(b) of the Kingpin Act. Individual 1. ARECHIGA GAMBOA, Jose Rodrigo (a.k.a. ‘‘CHINO ANTRAX’’), Calle Clavel 1487, Colonia Margarita, Culiacan, Sinaloa, Mexico; DOB 15 Jun 1980; POB Culiacan, Sinaloa, Mexico; Passport 040061677 (Mexico); Driver’s License No. ARGARD80061 (Mexico); C.U.R.P. AEGR800615HSLRMD01 (Mexico) (individual) [SDNTK]. Dated: January 8, 2014. Adam J. Szubin, Director, Office of Foreign Assets Control. [FR Doc. 2014–01270 Filed 1–22–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–AL–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 2848, 2848(SP). 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 2848, 2848(SP) Power of Attorney and Declaration of Representative. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before March 24, 2014 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Yvette Larence, 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: Power of Attorney and Declaration of Representative; Poder Legal y Declaracion del Representante. OMB Number: 1545–0150. Form Number: 2848; 2848(SP) Abstract: Form 2848 or Form 2848(SP) is issued to authorize someone to act for the taxpayer in tax matters. It grants all powers that the taxpayer has except signing a return and cashing refund checks. The information on the form is used to identify representatives and to ensure that confidential information is not divulged to unauthorized persons. Current Actions: There are no changes being made to the form at this time, however, changes to the burden estimates previously approved will be submitted to properly reflect the current estimates. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Individuals or households, business or other for-profit organizations, not-for-profit institutions, and farms. The burden estimate is as follows: SUMMARY: Number of responses Form 2848 (paper) ....................................................................................................................... Form 2848 (on line) ..................................................................................................................... VerDate Mar<15>2010 21:50 Jan 22, 2014 Jkt 232001 PO 00000 Frm 00147 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 358,333 100,000 E:\FR\FM\23JAN1.SGM 23JAN1 Time per response 1.66 1.61 Total hours 594,833 161,000 3922 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 15 / Thursday, January 23, 2014 / Notices Number of responses Form 2848 (SP) ........................................................................................................................... Time per response Approved: January 15, 2014. Yvette Lawrence, Supervisory Tax Analyst. [FR Doc. 2014–01194 Filed 1–22–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service sroberts on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project 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 SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 21:50 Jan 22, 2014 Jkt 232001 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 Special rules for certain medical uses of chemicals that deplete the ozone layer. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before March 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 regulations should be directed to Kerry Dennis, Internal Revenue Service, room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224, or through the internet at Kerry.Dennis@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Exports of Chemicals That Deplete the Ozone Layer; Special Rules for Certain Medical Uses of Chemicals That Deplete the Ozone Layer. OMB Number: 1545–1361. Regulation Project Number: TD 8662. Abstract: This regulation provides reporting and recordkeeping rules relating to taxes imposed on exports of ozone-depleting chemicals (ODCs), taxes imposed on ODCs used as medical sterilants or propellants in metered-dose inhalers, and floor stocks taxes on ODCs. The rules affect persons who manufacture, import, export, sell, or use ODCs. Current Actions: There is no change to this existing regulation. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1305. Estimated Time per Respondent: 15 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Reporting Burden Hours: 201. 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 PO 00000 Frm 00148 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 2.26 538,333 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. 80,000 Total hours 180,800 936,633 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: January 16, 2014. Yvette Lawrence, IRS Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2014–01192 Filed 1–22–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records Department of Veterans Affairs. Notice of amendment to an existing System of Records. AGENCY: ACTION: As required by the Privacy Act of 1974, 5 U.S.C. 552a(e)(4), notice is hereby given that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) proposes to modify its existing system of records ‘‘Loan Guaranty Home, Condominium and Manufactured Home Loan Applicants Records, Specially Adapted Housing Applicant Records and Vendee SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\23JAN1.SGM 23JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 15 (Thursday, January 23, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Pages 3921-3922]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-01194]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Internal Revenue Service


Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 2848, 2848(SP).

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 2848, 2848(SP) Power of Attorney and Declaration of 
Representative.

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before March 24, 2014 
to be assured of consideration.

ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Yvette Larence, 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: Power of Attorney and Declaration of Representative; Poder 
Legal y Declaracion del Representante.
    OMB Number: 1545-0150.
    Form Number: 2848; 2848(SP)
    Abstract: Form 2848 or Form 2848(SP) is issued to authorize someone 
to act for the taxpayer in tax matters. It grants all powers that the 
taxpayer has except signing a return and cashing refund checks. The 
information on the form is used to identify representatives and to 
ensure that confidential information is not divulged to unauthorized 
persons.
    Current Actions: There are no changes being made to the form at 
this time, however, changes to the burden estimates previously approved 
will be submitted to properly reflect the current estimates.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households, business or other for-
profit organizations, not-for-profit institutions, and farms.
    The burden estimate is as follows:

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                                                                     Number of       Time per
                                                                     responses       response       Total hours
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Form 2848 (paper)...............................................         358,333            1.66         594,833
Form 2848 (on line).............................................         100,000            1.61         161,000

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Form 2848 (SP)..................................................          80,000            2.26         180,800
                                                                 ----------------                ---------------
                                                                         538,333         936,633
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    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: January 15, 2014.
Yvette Lawrence,
Supervisory Tax Analyst.
[FR Doc. 2014-01194 Filed 1-22-14; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4830-01-P