Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 1098-MA, 20297 [2015-08651]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 72 / Wednesday, April 15, 2015 / Notices 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: April 7, 2015. Christie Preston, IRS Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2015–08653 Filed 4–14–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 1098–MA Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. AGENCY: Notice and request for comments. ACTION: 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 1098–MA, Mortgage Assistance Payments. tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:29 Apr 14, 2015 Jkt 235001 Written comments should be received on or before June 15, 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, 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: Mortgage Assistance Payments. OMB Number: 1545–2221. Form Number: Form 1098–MA. Abstract: This form is a statement reported to the IRS and to taxpayers. It will be filed and furnished by State Housing Finance Agencies (HFAs) and HUD to report the total amounts of mortgage assistance payments and homeowner mortgage payments made to mortgage servicers. The requirement for the statement are authorized by Notice 2011–14, supported by Public Law 111– 203, sec. 1496, and Public Law 110–343, Division A, sec. 109. Current Actions: There were no changes made to the document that resulted in any change to the burden previously reported to OMB. We are making this submission to renew the OMB approval. Type of Review: Extension to previously approved IC. Affected Public: Individuals, Federal Government, State, Local, or Tribal Governments, and other Not-for-profit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 52. Estimated Time per Respondent: 2 hours 50 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 170,400. 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. 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Christie Preston, IRS Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2015–08651 Filed 4–14–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY DEPARTMENTAL OFFICES Debt Management Advisory Committee Meeting Notice is hereby given, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. App. 2, § 10(a)(2), that a meeting will be held at the Hay-Adams Hotel, 16th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Washington, DC, on May 5, 2015 at 11:30 a.m. of the following debt management advisory committee: Treasury Borrowing Advisory Committee of The Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association. The agenda for the meeting provides for a charge by the Secretary of the Treasury or his designate that the Committee discuss particular issues and conduct a working session. Following the working session, the Committee will present a written report of its recommendations. The meeting will be closed to the public, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. App. 2, § 10(d) and P.L. 103–202, § 202(c)(1)(B) (31 U.S.C. 3121 note). 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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 72 (Wednesday, April 15, 2015)]
[Notices]
[Page 20297]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-08651]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Internal Revenue Service


Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 1098-MA

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 1098-MA, Mortgage Assistance Payments.

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before June 15, 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, 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: Mortgage Assistance Payments.
    OMB Number: 1545-2221.
    Form Number: Form 1098-MA.
    Abstract: This form is a statement reported to the IRS and to 
taxpayers. It will be filed and furnished by State Housing Finance 
Agencies (HFAs) and HUD to report the total amounts of mortgage 
assistance payments and homeowner mortgage payments made to mortgage 
servicers. The requirement for the statement are authorized by Notice 
2011-14, supported by Public Law 111-203, sec. 1496, and Public Law 
110-343, Division A, sec. 109.
    Current Actions: There were no changes made to the document that 
resulted in any change to the burden previously reported to OMB. We are 
making this submission to renew the OMB approval.
    Type of Review: Extension to previously approved IC.
    Affected Public: Individuals, Federal Government, State, Local, or 
Tribal Governments, and other Not-for-profit organizations.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 52.
    Estimated Time per Respondent: 2 hours 50 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 170,400.
    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: April 7, 2015.
Christie Preston,
IRS Reports Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2015-08651 Filed 4-14-15; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4830-01-P