Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 2678, 49846-49847 [2014-19910]

Download as PDF 49846 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 163 / Friday, August 22, 2014 / Notices Public Law 104–13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning, accounting for long-term contracts. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before October 21, 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 regulations should be directed to Martha R. Brinson, Internal Revenue Service, Room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224, or through the Internet at Martha.R.Brinson@irs.gov. tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Accounting for Long-Term Contracts. OMB Number: 1545–1650. Regulation Project Number: TD 8929. Abstract: The regulation requires the Commissioner to be notified of a taxpayer’s decision to sever or aggregate one or more long-term contracts under the regulations. The statement is needed so the Commissioner can determine whether the taxpayer properly severed or aggregated its contract(s). The regulations affect any taxpayer that manufactures or constructs property under long-term contracts. Current Actions: There are no changes to this existing regulation. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 50,000. Estimated Time per Respondent: 15 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 12,500. 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: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:23 Aug 21, 2014 Jkt 232001 (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: August 18, 2014. R. Joseph Durbala, IRS Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2014–19920 Filed 8–21–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 2678 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 soliciting comments concerning Form 2678, Employer/Payer Appointment of Agent. SUMMARY: Written comments should be received on or before October 21, 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 form and instructions should be directed to Martha R. Brinson, Internal Revenue Service, Room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224, or through the Internet at Martha.R.Brinson@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: PO 00000 Frm 00093 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Title: Employer/Payer Appointment of Agent. OMB Number: 1545–0748. Form Number: 2678. Abstract: Internal Revenue Code section 3504 authorizes a fiduciary, agent or other person to perform acts of an employer for purposes of employment taxes. Form 2678 is used to empower an agent with the responsibility and liability of collecting and paying the employment taxes including backup withholding and filing the appropriate tax return. Current Actions: There are no changes being made to the burden previously approved by OMB at this time. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit organizations, not-for-profit institutions, farms and the Federal Government. Estimated Number of Respondents: 6,130,000. Estimated Time per Respondent: 2.24 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 13,731,000. 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. E:\FR\FM\22AUN1.SGM 22AUN1 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 163 / Friday, August 22, 2014 / Notices Dated: August 18, 2014. R. Joseph Durbala, IRS Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2014–19910 Filed 8–21–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 6765 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 soliciting comments concerning Form 6765, Credit for Increasing Research Activities. SUMMARY: Written comments should be received on or before October 21, 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 R. Joseph Durbala Internal Revenue Service, Room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224, or through the Internet at RJosephDurbala@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Credit for Increasing Research Activities. OMB Number: 1545–0619. Form Number: 6765. Abstract: IRC section 38 allows a credit against income tax (Determined under IRC section 41) for an increase in research activities in a trade or business. Form 6765 is used by businesses and individuals engaged in a trade or business to figure and report the credit. The data is used to verify that the credit claimed is correct. 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 and individuals. tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES DATES: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:23 Aug 21, 2014 Jkt 232001 Estimated Number of Respondents: 15,805. Estimated Time per Respondent: 18 hours, 2 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 285,281. 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: August 14, 2014. R. Joseph Durbala, IRS Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2014–19912 Filed 8–21–14; 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. 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 SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00094 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 49847 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, Cash Reporting by Court Clerks (§ 1.6050I–2). DATES: Written comments should be received on or before October 21, 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 this regulation should be directed to Martha R. Brinson, Internal Revenue Service, Room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224, or through the Internet, at Martha.R.Brinson@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Cash Reporting by Court Clerks. OMB Number: 1545–1449. Regulation Project Number: TD 8652. Abstract: This regulation concerns the information reporting requirements of the Federal and State court clerks upon receipt of more than $10,000 in cash as bail for any individual charged with a specified criminal offense. The Internal Revenue Service will use the information to identify individuals with large cash incomes. Clerks must also furnish the information to the United States Attorney for the jurisdiction in which the individual charged with the crime resides and to each person posting the bond whose name is required to be included on for 8300. Current Actions: There is no change to this existing regulation. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Federal, state, local or tribal governments. Estimated Number of Respondents: 250. Estimated Time per Respondent: 30 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 125. 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 E:\FR\FM\22AUN1.SGM 22AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 163 (Friday, August 22, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Pages 49846-49847]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-19910]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Internal Revenue Service


Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 2678

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 2678, Employer/Payer Appointment of Agent.

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before October 21, 
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 form and instructions should be directed to Martha R. 
Brinson, Internal Revenue Service, Room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue 
NW., Washington, DC 20224, or through the Internet at 
Martha.R.Brinson@irs.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Title: Employer/Payer Appointment of Agent.
    OMB Number: 1545-0748.
    Form Number: 2678.
    Abstract: Internal Revenue Code section 3504 authorizes a 
fiduciary, agent or other person to perform acts of an employer for 
purposes of employment taxes. Form 2678 is used to empower an agent 
with the responsibility and liability of collecting and paying the 
employment taxes including backup withholding and filing the 
appropriate tax return.
    Current Actions: There are no changes being made to the burden 
previously approved by OMB at this time.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit organizations, not-
for-profit institutions, farms and the Federal Government.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 6,130,000.
    Estimated Time per Respondent: 2.24 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 13,731,000.
    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.


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    Dated: August 18, 2014.
R. Joseph Durbala,
IRS Reports Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2014-19910 Filed 8-21-14; 8:45 am]
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