Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 3491, 65771 [2014-26218]

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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 LaNita Van Dyke, Internal Revenue Service, room 6517, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224, or through the internet at Lanita.VanDyke@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Consumer Cooperative Exemption Application. OMB Number: 1545–1941. Form Number: Form 3491. Abstract: A cooperative uses Form 3491 to apply for exemption from filing information returns (Forms 1099–PATR) on patronage distributions of $10 or more to any person during the calendar year. Current Actions: There are no changes being made to the Form 3491 at this time. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit, individuals or households, and farms. 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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Internal Revenue Service


Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 3491

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 3491, Consumer Cooperative Exemption Application.

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before January 5, 2015 
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 LaNita Van 
Dyke, Internal Revenue Service, room 6517, 1111 Constitution Avenue 
NW., Washington, DC 20224, or through the internet at 
Lanita.VanDyke@irs.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title: Consumer Cooperative Exemption Application.
    OMB Number: 1545-1941.
    Form Number: Form 3491.
    Abstract: A cooperative uses Form 3491 to apply for exemption from 
filing information returns (Forms 1099-PATR) on patronage distributions 
of $10 or more to any person during the calendar year.
    Current Actions: There are no changes being made to the Form 3491 
at this time.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit, individuals or 
households, and farms.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 200.
    Estimated Time per Respondent: 44 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 148.
    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: October 8, 2014.
Christie Preston,
IRS Reports Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2014-26218 Filed 11-4-14; 8:45 am]
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