Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 8848, 31408 [2014-12631]

Download as PDF 31408 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 105 / Monday, June 2, 2014 / Notices 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: Business or other forprofit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 4,200. Estimated Time per Respondent: 180 hrs., 4 min. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 672,246. 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: May 6, 2014. Christie Preston, IRS Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2014–12630 Filed 5–30–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY sroberts on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 8848 Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:59 May 30, 2014 Jkt 232001 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 8848, Consent to Extend the Time To Assess the Branch Profits Tax Under Regulations Sections 1.884–2(a) and (c). DATES: Written comments should be received on or before August 1, 2014 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Christie Preston, 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 Allan Hopkins, or at Internal Revenue Service, Room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224, or through the internet, at Allan.M.HopkinsAirs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Consent To Extend the Time To Assess the Branch Profits Tax Under Regulations Sections 1.884–2(a) and (c). OMB Number: 1545–1407. Form Number: 8848. Abstract: Form 8848 is used by foreign corporations that have (a) completely terminated all of their U.S. trade or business within the meaning of temporary regulations sections 1.884– 2T(a) during the tax year or (b) transferred their U.S. assets to a domestic corporation in a transaction described in Code section 381(a), if the foreign corporation was engaged in a U.S. trade or business at that time. 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: Business or other forprofit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 5,000. Estimated Time per Respondent: 5 hours, 46 minute. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 22,500. 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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 105 (Monday, June 2, 2014)]
[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: 2014-12631]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Internal Revenue Service


Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 8848

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 8848, Consent to Extend the Time To Assess the Branch Profits Tax 
Under Regulations Sections 1.884-2(a) and (c).

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before August 1, 2014 
to be assured of consideration.

ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Christie Preston, 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 Allan 
Hopkins, or at Internal Revenue Service, Room 6129, 1111 Constitution 
Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224, or through the internet, at 
Allan.M.HopkinsAirs.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title:
    Consent To Extend the Time To Assess the Branch Profits Tax Under 
Regulations Sections 1.884-2(a) and (c).
    OMB Number: 1545-1407.
    Form Number: 8848.
    Abstract: Form 8848 is used by foreign corporations that have (a) 
completely terminated all of their U.S. trade or business within the 
meaning of temporary regulations sections 1.884-2T(a) during the tax 
year or (b) transferred their U.S. assets to a domestic corporation in 
a transaction described in Code section 381(a), if the foreign 
corporation was engaged in a U.S. trade or business at that time.
    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: Business or other for-profit organizations.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 5,000.
    Estimated Time per Respondent: 5 hours, 46 minute.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 22,500.
    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 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: May 5, 2014.
Christie Preston,
IRS Reports Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2014-12631 Filed 5-30-14; 8:45 am]
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