Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Joint Committee, 7079 [2015-02487]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 26 / Monday, February 9, 2015 / Notices or start-up costs and costs of operation, maintenance, and purchase of services to provide information. Approved: February 2, 2015. Christie Preston, IRS Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2015–02524 Filed 2–6–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 8621–A 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 8621–A, Return by a Shareholder Making Certain Late Elections To End Treatment as a Passive Foreign Investment Company. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before April 10, 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 Allan Hopkins, at Internal Revenue Service, Room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224, or through the Internet at Allan.M.Hopkins@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Return by a Shareholder Making Certain Late Elections To End Treatment as a Passive Foreign Investment Company. OMB Number: 1545–1950. Form Number: 8621–A. Abstract: Form 8621–A is necessary for certain taxpayers/shareholders who are investors in passive foreign investment companies (PFIC’s) to request late deemed sale or late deemed dividend elections (late purging elections) under Reg. 1.1298–3(e). The form provides a taxpayer/shareholder mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:39 Feb 06, 2015 Jkt 235001 the opportunity to fulfill the requirements of the regulation in making the election by asserting the following: (i) The election is being made before an IRS agent has raised on audit the PFIC status of the foreign corporation for any taxable year of the taxpayer/shareholder; (ii) the taxpayer/ shareholder is agreeing (by submitting Form 8621–A) to eliminate any prejudice to the interests of the U.S. government on account of the taxpayer/ shareholder’s inability to make timely purging elections; and (iii) the taxpayer/ shareholder shows as a balance due on Form 8621–A an amount reflecting tax plus interest as determined under Reg. 1.1298(e)(3). Current Actions: There is no change to the form previously approved by OMB. This form is being submitted for renewal purposes. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Individuals and Households, Businesses and other forprofit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 12. Estimated Time per Respondent: 65 hours, 24 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 785. 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 PO 00000 Frm 00135 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 7079 or start-up costs and costs of operation, maintenance, and purchase of services to provide information. Approved: February 2, 2015. Christie Preston, IRS Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2015–02521 Filed 2–6–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Joint Committee Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice of meeting. AGENCY: An open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Joint Committee will be conducted. The Taxpayer Advocacy Panel is soliciting public comments, ideas, and suggestions on improving customer service at the Internal Revenue Service. DATES: The meeting will be held Wednesday, February 25, 2015. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lisa Billups at 1–888–912–1227 or (214) 413–6523. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given pursuant to Section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. (1988) that an open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Joint Committee will be held Wednesday, February 25, 2015, at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time via teleconference. The public is invited to make oral comments or submit written statements for consideration. For more information please contact Ms. Billups at 1–888–912–1227 or 214–413–6523, or write TAP Office 1114 Commerce Street, Dallas, TX 75242–1021, or post comments to the Web site: http:// www.improveirs.org. The agenda will include various committee issues for submission to the IRS and other TAP related topics. Public input is welcomed. SUMMARY: Dated: February 3, 2015. Otis Simpson, Acting Director, Taxpayer Advocacy Panel. [FR Doc. 2015–02487 Filed 2–6–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS National Research Advisory Council; Notice of Meeting The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under the Federal E:\FR\FM\09FEN1.SGM 09FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 26 (Monday, February 9, 2015)]
[Notices]
[Page 7079]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-02487]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Internal Revenue Service


Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Joint Committee

AGENCY: Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury.

ACTION: Notice of meeting.

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SUMMARY: An open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Joint Committee 
will be conducted. The Taxpayer Advocacy Panel is soliciting public 
comments, ideas, and suggestions on improving customer service at the 
Internal Revenue Service.

DATES: The meeting will be held Wednesday, February 25, 2015.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lisa Billups at 1-888-912-1227 or 
(214) 413-6523.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given pursuant to Section 
10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. (1988) 
that an open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Joint Committee 
will be held Wednesday, February 25, 2015, at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time 
via teleconference. The public is invited to make oral comments or 
submit written statements for consideration. For more information 
please contact Ms. Billups at 1-888-912-1227 or 214-413-6523, or write 
TAP Office 1114 Commerce Street, Dallas, TX 75242-1021, or post 
comments to the Web site: http://www.improveirs.org.
    The agenda will include various committee issues for submission to 
the IRS and other TAP related topics. Public input is welcomed.

     Dated: February 3, 2015.
Otis Simpson,
Acting Director, Taxpayer Advocacy Panel.
[FR Doc. 2015-02487 Filed 2-6-15; 8:45 am]
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