Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project, 41361 [2014-16578]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 135 / Tuesday, July 15, 2014 / Notices addressed in 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. Records required to be retained under the BSA must be retained for five years. Generally, information collected pursuant to the BSA is confidential, but may be shared as provided by law with regulatory and law enforcement authorities. 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. Dated: July 8, 2014. Jennifer Shasky Calvery, Director, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network. [FR Doc. 2014–16624 Filed 7–14–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–02–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project 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 mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:46 Jul 14, 2014 Jkt 232001 suspension or reduction of safe harbor nonelective contributions. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before September 15, 2014 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to R. Joseph Durbala, Internal Revenue Service, 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 Kerry Dennis at Internal Revenue Service, Room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224, or through the internet at Kerry.Dennis@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Suspension or Reduction of Safe Harbor Nonelective Contributions. OMB Number: 1545–2191 Form Number: TD 9641. Abstract: The final regulation allows a 401(k) plan using the safe harbor provisions of section 401(k)(12) to suspend or reduce nonelective safeharbor contributions if the employer is operating at an economic loss described in section 412(2)(A). The final regulations permit an employer to reduce or suspend safe harbor nonelective contributions without regard to the financial condition of the employer if notice is provided to participants before the beginning of the plan year which discloses the possibility that the contributions might be reduced or suspended midyear. The final regulations also permit matching contributions to be reduced or suspended under a mid-year amendment if the notice provided to participants before the beginning of the plan year discloses that the contributions might be reduced or suspended mid-year. These notices must also provide that a supplemental notice will be provided to plan participants if a reduction or suspension does occur and that the reduction or suspension will not apply until at least 30 days after the supplemental notice is provided. Current Actions: There is no change in the paperwork burden previously approved by OMB. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Individuals and households, businesses and other forprofit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 5,000. Estimated Time per Respondent: 2 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 10,000. PO 00000 Frm 00116 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 41361 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: July 3, 2014. R. Joseph Durbala, IRS Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2014–16578 Filed 7–14–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 843 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 SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\15JYN1.SGM 15JYN1

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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 
suspension or reduction of safe harbor nonelective contributions.

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before September 15, 
2014 to be assured of consideration.

ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to R. Joseph Durbala, Internal 
Revenue Service, 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 Kerry Dennis at Internal 
Revenue Service, Room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, 
DC 20224, or through the internet at Kerry.Dennis@irs.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title: Suspension or Reduction of Safe Harbor Nonelective 
Contributions.
    OMB Number: 1545-2191
    Form Number: TD 9641.
    Abstract: The final regulation allows a 401(k) plan using the safe 
harbor provisions of section 401(k)(12) to suspend or reduce 
nonelective safeharbor contributions if the employer is operating at an 
economic loss described in section 412(2)(A). The final regulations 
permit an employer to reduce or suspend safe harbor nonelective 
contributions without regard to the financial condition of the employer 
if notice is provided to participants before the beginning of the plan 
year which discloses the possibility that the contributions might be 
reduced or suspended midyear. The final regulations also permit 
matching contributions to be reduced or suspended under a mid-year 
amendment if the notice provided to participants before the beginning 
of the plan year discloses that the contributions might be reduced or 
suspended mid-year. These notices must also provide that a supplemental 
notice will be provided to plan participants if a reduction or 
suspension does occur and that the reduction or suspension will not 
apply until at least 30 days after the supplemental notice is provided.
    Current Actions: There is no change in the paperwork burden 
previously approved by OMB.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Individuals and households, businesses and other 
for-profit organizations.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 5,000.
    Estimated Time per Respondent: 2 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 10,000.
    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: July 3, 2014.
R. Joseph Durbala,
IRS Reports Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2014-16578 Filed 7-14-14; 8:45 am]
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