Proposed Collection; Comment Request, 13952-13953 [2015-06003]

Download as PDF 13952 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 51 / Tuesday, March 17, 2015 / Notices 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: March 10, 2015. Christie Preston, IRS Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2015–06070 Filed 3–16–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Recruitment Notice for the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel; Correction Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice; correction. AGENCY: In the Federal Register notice that was originally published on March 9, 2015, (80 FR 12549) the application period is incorrect. The application period should be from March 9, 2015, through April 20, 2015. Notice of Open Season for Recruitment of IRS Taxpayer Advocacy Panel (TAP) Members. DATES: March 9, 2015, through April 20, 2015. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lisa Billups at 214–413–6523 (not a toll-free call) SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given that the Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) are inviting individuals to help improve the nation’s tax agency by applying to be members of the Taxpayer mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:09 Mar 16, 2015 Jkt 235001 Advocacy Panel (TAP). The mission of the TAP is to listen to taxpayers, identify issues that affect taxpayers, and make suggestions for improving IRS service and customer satisfaction. The TAP serves as an advisory body to the Secretary of the Treasury, the Commissioner of Internal Revenue, and the National Taxpayer Advocate. TAP members will participate in subcommittees that channel their feedback to the IRS through the Panel’s parent committee. The IRS is seeking applicants who have an interest in good government, a personal commitment to volunteer approximately 200 to 300 hours a year, and a desire to help improve IRS customer service. To the extent possible, the TAP Director will ensure that TAP membership is balanced and represents a cross-section of the taxpaying public with at least one member from each state, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, in addition to one member abroad representing international taxpayers. Potential candidates must be U.S. citizens and must pass an IRS tax compliance check and a Federal Bureau of Investigation background investigation. Federally-registered lobbyists cannot be members of the TAP. TAP members are a diverse group of citizens who represent the interests of taxpayers from their respective geographic locations, as well as taxpayers as a whole, by providing feedback from a taxpayer’s perspective on ways to improve IRS customer service and administration of the federal tax system, and by identifying grassroots taxpayer issues. Members should have good communication skills and be able to speak with taxpayers about the TAP and TAP activities, while clearly distinguishing between TAP positions and their personal viewpoints. Interested applicants should visit the TAP Web site at www.improveirs.org for more information about the TAP. To complete an application, visit www.usajobs.gov. The opening date for submitting applications is March 9, 2015, and the deadline for submitting applications is April 20, 2015. Interviews may be held. The Department of the Treasury will review the recommended candidates and make final selections. New TAP members will serve a three-year term starting in December 2015. (Note: highly-ranked applicants not selected as members may be placed on a roster of alternates who will be eligible to fill future vacancies that may occur on the Panel.) Interested applicants can call the TAP toll-free number, 1–888–912–1227, if they have general questions about TAP PO 00000 Frm 00131 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 membership or the application process. Questions regarding the selection of TAP members may be directed to Lisa Billups, Taxpayer Advocacy Panel, Internal Revenue Service, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., TA:TAP Room 1509, Washington, DC 20224, or 214–413–6523 (not a toll-free call). Dated: March 11, 2015. Otis Simpson, Acting Director, Taxpayer Advocacy Panel. [FR Doc. 2015–05999 Filed 3–16–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request 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 guidance regarding the treatment of certain contingent payment debt instructions with one or more payments that are denominated in, or determined by reference to, a nonfunctional currency. SUMMARY: Written comments should be received on or before May 18, 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 Sara Covington, at Internal Revenue Service, room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224, or through the internet at Sara.L.Covington@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Guidance Regarding the Treatment of Certain Contingent Payment Debt Instructions with one or more Payments that are Denominated in, or Determined by Reference to, a Nonfunctional Currency. OMB Number: 1545–1831. DATES: E:\FR\FM\17MRN1.SGM 17MRN1 mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 51 / Tuesday, March 17, 2015 / Notices Form Number: REG–106486–98 (TD 9157—Final). Abstract: This document contains final regulations regarding the treatment of contingent payment debt instruments for which one or more payments are denominated in, or determined by reference to, a currency other than the taxpayer’s functional currency. These regulations are necessary because current regulations do not provide guidance concerning the tax treatment of such instruments. The regulations affect issuers and holders of such instruments. Current Actions: There is no change in the paperwork burden previously approved by OMB. This form is being submitted for renewal purposes only. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Businesses and other for-profit organizations, Farms. Estimated Number of Respondents: 100. Estimated Time per Respondent: 1 hour. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 100. 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. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:09 Mar 16, 2015 Jkt 235001 Approved: March 9, 2015. Christie Preston, IRS Reports Clearance Officer. 13953 Estimated Total Burden Hours: 3,275. [FR Doc. 2015–06003 Filed 3–16–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P Robert Dahl, Treasury PRA Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2015–06004 Filed 3–16–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–25–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request Internal Revenue Service March 11, 2015. Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 8845 The Department of the Treasury will submit the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104–13, on or after the date of publication of this notice. Comments should be received on or before April 16, 2015 to be assured of consideration. DATES: Send comments regarding the burden estimate, or any other aspect of the information collection, including suggestion 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. ADDRESSES: 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 maybe found at www.reginfo.gov. Departmental Offices (DO) OMB Number: 1505–XXXX. Type of Review: New Collection. Title: My Classroom Economy Study Abstract: The U.S. Department of the Treasury requests OMB approval of an information collection with four components that will be used to gather information from youth, their parents, and teachers who are participating in a classroom-based financial capability intervention called ‘‘My Classroom Economy’’ that is being studied and evaluated by the U. S. Treasury. This research will inform the Federal Financial Literacy and Education Commission (FLEC) and Treasury officials on strategies for providing financial education to students during the school day. Affected Public: Individuals. PO 00000 Frm 00132 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 8845, Indian Employment Credit. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before May 18, 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, 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: Indian Employment Credit. OMB Number: 1545–1417. Form Number: 8845. Abstract: Under Internal Revenue Code section 45A, employers can claim an income tax credit for hiring American Indians or their spouses to work in a trade or business on an Indian reservation. Form 8845 is used by employers to claim the credit and by IRS to ensure that the credit is computed correctly. Current Actions: There are no changes being made to the Form 8845 at this time. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 822. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\17MRN1.SGM 17MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 51 (Tuesday, March 17, 2015)]
[Notices]
[Pages 13952-13953]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-06003]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Internal Revenue Service


Proposed Collection; Comment Request

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 
guidance regarding the treatment of certain contingent payment debt 
instructions with one or more payments that are denominated in, or 
determined by reference to, a nonfunctional currency.

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before May 18, 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 Sara 
Covington, at Internal Revenue Service, room 6129, 1111 Constitution 
Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224, or through the internet at 
Sara.L.Covington@irs.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title: Guidance Regarding the Treatment of Certain Contingent 
Payment Debt Instructions with one or more Payments that are 
Denominated in, or Determined by Reference to, a Nonfunctional 
Currency.
    OMB Number: 1545-1831.

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    Form Number: REG-106486-98 (TD 9157--Final).
    Abstract: This document contains final regulations regarding the 
treatment of contingent payment debt instruments for which one or more 
payments are denominated in, or determined by reference to, a currency 
other than the taxpayer's functional currency. These regulations are 
necessary because current regulations do not provide guidance 
concerning the tax treatment of such instruments. The regulations 
affect issuers and holders of such instruments.
    Current Actions: There is no change in the paperwork burden 
previously approved by OMB. This form is being submitted for renewal 
purposes only.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Businesses and other for-profit organizations, 
Farms.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 100.
    Estimated Time per Respondent: 1 hour.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 100.
    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: March 9, 2015.
Christie Preston,
IRS Reports Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2015-06003 Filed 3-16-15; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4830-01-P