Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 8952, 6177-6178 [2015-02152]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 23 / Wednesday, February 4, 2015 / Notices 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: January 29, 2015. Christie Preston, IRS Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2015–02154 Filed 2–3–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for a Notice 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)). The IRS is soliciting comments concerning information collection requirements related to interest rates and appropriate foreign loss payment patterns for determining the qualified insurance income of certain controlled corporations. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before April 6, 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 regulations should be directed to LaNita Van Dyke at Internal Revenue Service, room 6517, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224, or through the internet at Lanita.VanDyke@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Interest Rates and Appropriate Foreign Loss Payment Patterns for Determining the Qualified Insurance Income of Certain Controlled Corporations under Section 954(i). OMB Number: 1545–1799. Notice Number: Notice 2002–69. Abstract: Notice 2002–69 allows U.S. shareholders of a foreign insurance company to use the foreign insurance mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:18 Feb 03, 2015 Jkt 235001 company’s historical loss payment patterns in computing the company’s insurance reserves provided the company has a certain number of years of data and makes an election to use that data. A domestic insurance company can elect to use its own historical data in computing its reserves provided certain requirements are satisfied and an election is made. This notice allows a foreign insurance company to elect to calculate its insurance reserves in a manner similar to a domestic insurance company. Also, this notice provides guidance on how to determine a foreign insurance company’s foreign loss payment patterns. Current Actions: There are no changes being made to the notice at this time. Type of Review: Extension of currently approved collection. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 300. Estimated Time per Respondent: 1 hour. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 300. 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. PO 00000 Frm 00139 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 6177 Approved: January 28, 2015. Christie Preston, IRS Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2015–02153 Filed 2–3–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 8952 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 8952, Application for Voluntary Classification Settlement Program. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before April 6, 2015 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Christie Prestion, 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, at Internal Revenue Service, room 6517, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224, or through the internet at Lanita.VanDyke@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Application for Voluntary Classification Settlement Program. OMB Number: 1545–2215. Form Number: 8952. Abstract: Form 8952 was created by the IRS in conjunction with the development of a new program to permit taxpayers to voluntarily reclassify workers as employees for federal employment tax purposes and obtain similar relief to that obtained in the current Classification Settlement Program. To participate in the program, taxpayers must meet certain eligibility requirements, apply to participate in VCSP, and enter into closing agreements with the IRS. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\04FEN1.SGM 04FEN1 6178 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 23 / Wednesday, February 4, 2015 / Notices Affected Public: Businesses and other for-profit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1700. Estimated Time per Respondent: 8 Hours, 03 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 13,430. 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: January 26, 2015. Christie Preston, IRS Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2015–02152 Filed 2–3–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 4029 Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: The Department of the Treasury, as part of its continuing effort SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:18 Feb 03, 2015 Jkt 235001 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 4029, Application for Exemption from Social Security and Medicare Taxes and Waiver of Benefits. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before April 6, 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 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: Application for Exemption from Social Security and Medicare Taxes and Waiver of Benefits. OMB Number: 1545–0064. Form Number: 4029. Abstract: Form 4029 is used by members of recognized religious groups to apply for exemption from social security and Medicare taxes under Internal Revenue Code sections 1402(g) and 3127. The information is used to approve or deny exemption from social security and Medicare taxes. Current Actions: There are no changes being made to the Form 4029 at this time. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Number of Respondents: 3,754. Estimated Time per Respondent: 1 hour. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 3,792. 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 PO 00000 Frm 00140 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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: January 29, 2015. Christie Preston, IRS Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2015–02151 Filed 2–3–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Annual Determination of Staffing Shortages Department of Veterans Affairs. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: Section 7412 of title 38, United States Code (U.S.C.) requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Inspector General (IG) to determine and report on the five occupations of personnel of title 38 of the Department covered under 38 U.S.C. 7401 for which there are the largest staffing shortages throughout the Department as calculated over the five-year period preceding the determination. The Secretary is required to publish these findings in the Federal Register. Based on its review, the IG identified the following five occupations as having the largest staffing shortages in the identified time period: Medical Officer, Nurse, Physician Assistant, Physician Therapist, and Psychologist. Additional information and analysis can be found at: www.va.gov/OIG. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Karen Rasmussen, Management Review Service (10AR), Veterans Health Administration, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420 Telephone: SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\04FEN1.SGM 04FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 23 (Wednesday, February 4, 2015)]
[Notices]
[Pages 6177-6178]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-02152]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Internal Revenue Service


Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 8952

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 8952, Application for Voluntary Classification Settlement Program.

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before April 6, 2015 
to be assured of consideration.

ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Christie Prestion, 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, at Internal Revenue Service, room 6517, 1111 Constitution Avenue 
NW., Washington, DC 20224, or through the internet at 
Lanita.VanDyke@irs.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Title: Application for Voluntary Classification Settlement Program.
    OMB Number: 1545-2215.
    Form Number: 8952.
    Abstract: Form 8952 was created by the IRS in conjunction with the 
development of a new program to permit taxpayers to voluntarily 
reclassify workers as employees for federal employment tax purposes and 
obtain similar relief to that obtained in the current Classification 
Settlement Program. To participate in the program, taxpayers must meet 
certain eligibility requirements, apply to participate in VCSP, and 
enter into closing agreements with the IRS.
    Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection.

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    Affected Public: Businesses and other for-profit organizations.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 1700.
    Estimated Time per Respondent: 8 Hours, 03 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 13,430.
    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: January 26, 2015.
Christie Preston,
IRS Reports Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2015-02152 Filed 2-3-15; 8:45 am]
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