Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 56, 13074 [2015-05663]

Download as PDF 13074 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 48 / Thursday, March 12, 2015 / Notices Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profits, not-for-profits, and individuals or households. Estimated Number of Respondents: 8,350. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 3,480. Dated: March 9, 2015. Amy R. Greenberg, Director, Regulations and Rulings Division. [FR Doc. 2015–05657 Filed 3–11–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–31–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 56 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 56, Notice Concerning Fiduciary Relationship. SUMMARY: Written comments should be received on or before May 11, 2015 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Christie A. 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 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: Notice Concerning Fiduciary Relationship. OMB Number: 1545–0013. Form Number: 56. Abstract: Form 56 is used to inform the IRS that a person is acting for another person in a fiduciary capacity so that the IRS may mail tax notices to the fiduciary concerning the person for whom he/she is acting. The data is used to ensure that the fiduciary relationship is established or terminated and to mail asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES DATES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:40 Mar 11, 2015 Jkt 235001 or discontinue mailing designated tax notices to the fiduciary. 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 or households. Estimated Number of Respondents: 25,000. Estimated Time per Respondent: 1 hr. 41 min. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 292,800. 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: February 25, 2015. Christie A. Preston, IRS Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2015–05663 Filed 3–11–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P U.S.-CHINA ECONOMIC AND SECURITY REVIEW COMMISSION Notice of Open Public Hearing U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission. AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00101 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Notice of open public hearing— March 18, 2015, Washington, DC. ACTION: Notice is hereby given of the following hearing of the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission. Name: William A. Reinsch, Chairman of the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission. The Commission is mandated by Congress to investigate, assess, and report to Congress annually on ‘‘the national security implications of the economic relationship between the United States and the People’s Republic of China.’’ Pursuant to this mandate, the Commission will hold a public hearing in Washington, DC on March 18, 2015, ‘‘Looking West: China and Central Asia.’’ Background: This is the third public hearing the Commission will hold during its 2015 report cycle to collect input from academic, industry, and government experts on national security implications of the U.S. bilateral trade and economic relationship with China. The hearing seeks to examine the drivers of China’s engagement with Central Asia, its impacts on regional economic security and stability, and its implications for U.S. policy objectives in the region. The hearing will be cochaired by Vice Chairman Dennis Shea and Commissioner Katherine Tobin Ph.D. Any interested party may file a written statement by March 18, 2015, by mailing to the contact below. A portion of each panel will include a question and answer period between the Commissioners and the witnesses. Location, Date and Time: Room: TBA. Wednesday, February 18, 2015, Time TBA. A detailed agenda for the hearing will be posted to the Commission’s Web site at www.uscc.gov. Also, please check our Web site for possible changes to the hearing schedule. Reservations are not required to attend the hearing. SUMMARY: Any member of the public seeking further information concerning the hearing should contact Reed Eckhold, 444 North Capitol Street NW., Suite 602, Washington DC 20001; phone: 202–624– 1496, or via email at reckhold@uscc.gov. Reservations are not required to attend the hearing. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Authority: Congress created the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission in 2000 in the National Defense Authorization Act (Pub. L. 106–398), as amended by Division P of the Consolidated Appropriations Resolution, 2003 (Pub. L. 108–7), as amended by Public Law 109–108 (November 22, 2005), as amended by Public Law 113–291 (December 19, 2014). E:\FR\FM\12MRN1.SGM 12MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 48 (Thursday, March 12, 2015)]
[Notices]
[Page 13074]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-05663]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Internal Revenue Service


Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 56

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 56, Notice Concerning Fiduciary Relationship.

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before May 11, 2015 to 
be assured of consideration.

ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Christie A. 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 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: Notice Concerning Fiduciary Relationship.
    OMB Number: 1545-0013.
    Form Number: 56.
    Abstract: Form 56 is used to inform the IRS that a person is acting 
for another person in a fiduciary capacity so that the IRS may mail tax 
notices to the fiduciary concerning the person for whom he/she is 
acting. The data is used to ensure that the fiduciary relationship is 
established or terminated and to mail or discontinue mailing designated 
tax notices to the fiduciary.
    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 for-profit organizations, and 
individuals or households.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 25,000.
    Estimated Time per Respondent: 1 hr. 41 min.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 292,800.
    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: February 25, 2015.
Christie A. Preston,
IRS Reports Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2015-05663 Filed 3-11-15; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4830-01-P