Proposed Information Collection (Application for Dependency and Indemnity Compensation; Death Pension and Accrued Benefits by a Surviving Spouse or Child; Application for Dependency and Indemnity Compensation by a Surviving Spouse or Child-In-Service Death Application for DIC, Death Pension, and or, Accrued Benefits) Activity: Comment Request, 57656-57657 [2014-22731]

Download as PDF 57656 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 186 / Thursday, September 25, 2014 / Notices suggestions for reducing the burden, to (1) Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Attention: Desk Officer for Treasury, New Executive Office Building, Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503, or email at OIRA_Submission@ OMB.EOP.gov and (2) Treasury PRA Clearance Officer, 1750 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Suite 8140, Washington, DC 20220, or email at PRA@treasury.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Copies of the submission(s) may be obtained by calling (202) 927–5331, email at PRA@treasury.gov, or the entire information collection request may be found at www.reginfo.gov. Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES OMB Number: 1513–0019. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Title: Application for Amended Basic Permit under the Federal Alcohol Administration Act. Form: TTB F 5100.18. Abstract: TTB F 5100.18 is completed by permittees who change their operations in a manner that requires a new permit or receive a new notice. The information allows TTB to identify the permittee, the changes to the permit or business, and to determine whether the applicant still qualifies for a basic permit. Affected Public: Private sector: Businesses or other for-profits. Estimated Annual Burden Hours: 1,255. OMB Number: 1513–0054. Type of Review: Extension without change of a currently approved collection. Title: Offer in Compromise of liability incurred under the provisions of Title 26 U.S.C. enforced and administered by TTB; Collection Information Statement (CIS) for Individuals; CIS for Businesses. Form: TTB F 5640.1, 5600.17, and 5600.18. Abstract: TTB F 5640.1 is used by persons who wish to compromise criminal and/or civil penalties for violations of the IRC. If accepted, the offer in compromise is a settlement between the government and the party in violation in lieu of legal proceedings or prosecution. If the party is unable to pay the offer in full, TTB F 5600.17 and 5600.18 are used to gather financial information to develop an installment agreement to allow the party to pay without incurring a financial hardship. Affected Public: Private sector: Businesses or other for-profits; individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden Hours: 140. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:25 Sep 24, 2014 Jkt 232001 OMB Number: 1513–0073. Type of Review: Extension without change of a currently approved collection. Title: Manufacturers of Nonbeverage Products—Records to Support Claims for Drawback, TTB REC 5530/2. Abstract: Records required to be maintained by manufacturers of nonbeverage products are used to prevent diversion of drawback spirits to beverage use. The records are necessary to maintain accountability over these spirits. The records make it possible to trace spirits using audit techniques, thus enabling TTB officers to verify the amount of spirits used in nonbeverage products and subsequently claimed as eligible for drawback of tax. The record retention requirement for this information collection is 3 years. Affected Public: Private sector: Businesses or other for-profits. Estimated Annual Burden Hours: 10,521. OMB Number: 1513–0075. Type of Review: Extension without change of a currently approved collection. Title: Proprietors or Claimants Exporting Liquors, TTB REC 5900/1. Abstract: Distilled spirits, wine, and beer may be exported from bonded premises without payment of excise taxes, or, they may be exported if their taxes have been paid and the exporters may claim drawback of the taxes paid. The recordkeeping requirement makes it possible to trace movement of distilled spirits, wine, and beer, thus enabling TTB officers to verify the amount of these liquors eligible for exportation without payment of tax or exportation subject to drawback. Affected Public: Private sector: Businesses or other for-profits. Estimated Annual Burden Hours: 7,200. OMB Number: 1513–0099. Type of Review: Extension without change of a currently approved collection. Title: Administrative Remedies— Closing Agreements. Abstract: This is a written agreement between TTB and regulated taxpayers used to finalize and resolve certain taxrelated issues. Once an agreement is approved, it will not be reopened unless fraud or misrepresentation of material facts is proven. Affected Public: Private sector: Businesses or other for-profits. Estimated Annual Burden Hours: 1. OMB Number: 1513–NEW. Type of Review: New collection. Title: Continuing Export Bond for Distilled Spirits and Wine. PO 00000 Frm 00154 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Form: 5100.25. Abstract: A specific bond on TTB F 5100.25 must be filed by the exporter, as provided in § 28.61, if a specific lot of distilled spirits or wine is to be withdrawn without payment of tax, as authorized in § 28.91(a)(1), (2), (3), (5), or § 28.121(a), (b), (c), or (d), by a person other than the proprietor of the bonded premises. Affected Public: Private sector: Businesses or other for-profits. Estimated Annual Burden Hours: 2. Dawn D. Wolfgang, Treasury PRA Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2014–22810 Filed 9–24–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–31–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0004] Proposed Information Collection (Application for Dependency and Indemnity Compensation; Death Pension and Accrued Benefits by a Surviving Spouse or Child; Application for Dependency and Indemnity Compensation by a Surviving Spouse or Child-In-Service Death Application for DIC, Death Pension, and or, Accrued Benefits) Activity: Comment Request Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed revision of currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to this notice. This notice solicits comments for information needed to determine entitlement to dependency and indemnity compensation (DIC), death pension and accrued benefits, and dependency and indemnity compensation by a surviving spouse or child-in-service death. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before November 24, 2014. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\25SEN1.SGM 25SEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 186 / Thursday, September 25, 2014 / Notices Submit written comments on the collection of information through Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at www.Regulations.gov or to Nancy J. Kessinger, Veterans Benefits Administration (20M33), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420 or email nancy.kessinger@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0004’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through FDMS. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nancy J. Kessinger at (202) 632–8924 or FAX (202) 632–8925. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13; 44 U.S.C. 3501–3521), Federal agencies must obtain approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for each collection of information they conduct or sponsor. This request for comment is being made pursuant to Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA. With respect to the following collection of information, VBA invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of VBA’s functions, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of VBA’s estimate of the mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES ADDRESSES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:25 Sep 24, 2014 Jkt 232001 burden of the proposed collection of information; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or the use of other forms of information technology. Titles: a. Application for Dependency and Indemnity Compensation, Death Pension and Accrued Benefits by a Surviving Spouse or Child (Including Death Compensation if Applicable), VA Form 21P–534. b. Application for Dependency and Indemnity Compensation by a Surviving Spouse or Child—In-service Death Only, VA Form 21P–543a. c. Application for DIC, Death Pension, and or, Accrued Benefits, VA Form 21P–534EZ. OMB Control Number: 2900–0004. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Abstract: a. VA Form 21–534 is used to determine surviving spouse and/or children of veterans entitlement to dependency and indemnity compensation (DIC), death benefits, (including death compensation is PO 00000 Frm 00155 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 57657 applicable), and any accrued benefits not paid to the veteran prior to death. b. Military Casualty Assistance Officers complete VA Form 21–534a to assist surviving spouse and/or children of veterans who died on active duty in processing claims for dependency and indemnity compensation benefits. Accrued benefits and death compensation are not payable in claims for DIC. c. The VA Form 21P–534EZ is used for the Fully Developed Claims (FDC) program for pension claims. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 62,571. Frequency of Response: One time. Estimated Number of Respondents: 98,796. a. VA Form 21P–534—58,918 hours. b. VA Form 21P–534a—1,426 hours. c. VA Form 21P–534EZ—38,452 hours. Dated: September 19, 2014. By direction of the Secretary. Crystal Rennie, Department Clearance Officer, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2014–22731 Filed 9–24–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P E:\FR\FM\25SEN1.SGM 25SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 186 (Thursday, September 25, 2014)]
[Notices]
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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0004]


Proposed Information Collection (Application for Dependency and 
Indemnity Compensation; Death Pension and Accrued Benefits by a 
Surviving Spouse or Child; Application for Dependency and Indemnity 
Compensation by a Surviving Spouse or Child-In-Service Death 
Application for DIC, Death Pension, and or, Accrued Benefits) Activity: 
Comment Request

AGENCY: Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans 
Affairs.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of 
Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment 
on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under 
the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are 
required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each 
proposed collection of information, including each proposed revision of 
currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in 
response to this notice. This notice solicits comments for information 
needed to determine entitlement to dependency and indemnity 
compensation (DIC), death pension and accrued benefits, and dependency 
and indemnity compensation by a surviving spouse or child-in-service 
death.

DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection 
of information should be received on or before November 24, 2014.

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ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information 
through Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at www.Regulations.gov 
or to Nancy J. Kessinger, Veterans Benefits Administration (20M33), 
Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 
20420 or email nancy.kessinger@va.gov. Please refer to ``OMB Control 
No. 2900-0004'' in any correspondence. During the comment period, 
comments may be viewed online through FDMS.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nancy J. Kessinger at (202) 632-8924 
or FAX (202) 632-8925.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13; 44 
U.S.C. 3501-3521), Federal agencies must obtain approval from the 
Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for each collection of 
information they conduct or sponsor. This request for comment is being 
made pursuant to Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA.
    With respect to the following collection of information, VBA 
invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information 
is necessary for the proper performance of VBA's functions, including 
whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy 
of VBA's estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of 
information; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of 
the information to be collected; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of 
the collection of information on respondents, including through the use 
of automated collection techniques or the use of other forms of 
information technology.
    Titles:
    a. Application for Dependency and Indemnity Compensation, Death 
Pension and Accrued Benefits by a Surviving Spouse or Child (Including 
Death Compensation if Applicable), VA Form 21P-534.
    b. Application for Dependency and Indemnity Compensation by a 
Surviving Spouse or Child--In-service Death Only, VA Form 21P-543a.
    c. Application for DIC, Death Pension, and or, Accrued Benefits, VA 
Form 21P-534EZ.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0004.
    Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract:
    a. VA Form 21-534 is used to determine surviving spouse and/or 
children of veterans entitlement to dependency and indemnity 
compensation (DIC), death benefits, (including death compensation is 
applicable), and any accrued benefits not paid to the veteran prior to 
death.
    b. Military Casualty Assistance Officers complete VA Form 21-534a 
to assist surviving spouse and/or children of veterans who died on 
active duty in processing claims for dependency and indemnity 
compensation benefits. Accrued benefits and death compensation are not 
payable in claims for DIC.
    c. The VA Form 21P-534EZ is used for the Fully Developed Claims 
(FDC) program for pension claims.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Estimated Annual Burden:
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 62,571.
    Frequency of Response: One time.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 98,796.
    a. VA Form 21P-534--58,918 hours.
    b. VA Form 21P-534a--1,426 hours.
    c. VA Form 21P-534EZ--38,452 hours.

    Dated: September 19, 2014.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Crystal Rennie,
Department Clearance Officer, Department of Veterans Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2014-22731 Filed 9-24-14; 8:45 am]
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