Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project, 37362 [2015-16060]

Download as PDF 37362 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 125 / Tuesday, June 30, 2015 / Notices Issued in Washington, DC, on June 25, 2015 under authority delegated in 49 CFR part 1.95 Paul A. Hemmersbaugh, Acting Chief Counsel. [FR Doc. 2015–16099 Filed 6–29–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–59–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project 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 information reporting for qualified tuition and related expenses, magnetic media filing requirements for information returns, information reporting for payments of interest on qualified education loans, and magnetic media filing requirements for information. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before August 31, 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 regulations should be directed to LaNita Van Dyke, or 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: REG–161424–01 (Final), Information Reporting for Qualified Tuition and Related Expenses; Magnetic Media Filing Requirements for Information Returns, and REG–105316– 98 (Final), Information Reporting for Payments of Interest on Qualified Education Loans; Magnetic Media Filing Requirements for Information. OMB Number: 1545–1678. Regulation Project Numbers: REG– 105316–98 and REG–161424–01. asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:34 Jun 29, 2015 Jkt 235001 Abstract: These regulations relate to the information reporting requirements in section 6050S of the Internal Revenue Code for payments of qualified tuition and related expenses and interest on qualified education loans. These regulations provide guidance to eligible education institutions, insurers, and payees required to file information returns and to furnish information statements under section 6050S. Current Actions: There is no change to this existing regulation. Type of review: Extension of OMB approval. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations, and not-for-profit institutions. The burden is reflected in the burdens for Form 1098–T and Form 1098–E. Estimated total annual reporting burden for Form 1098–T: 4,848,090 hours. Estimated average annual burden hours per response for Form 1098–T: 13 minutes. Estimated number of responses for Form 1098–T: 21,078,651. Estimated total annual reporting burden for Form 1098–E: 1,051,357 hours. Estimated average annual burden hours per response for Form 1098–E: 7 minutes. Estimated number of responses for Form 1098–E: 8,761,303. 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 PO 00000 Frm 00144 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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: June 22, 2015. Christie Preston, IRS Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2015–16060 Filed 6–29–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project 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)). DATES: Written comments should be received on or before August 31, 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 regulation should be directed to LaNita Van Dyke, or 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: Assumptions of Partner Liabilities. OMB Number: 1545–1843. Regulation Project Number: TD 9207 (Final & Temp), REG–106736–00 (NPRM). Abstract: In order to be entitled to a deduction with respect to the economic performance of a contingent liability that was contributed by a partner and assumed by a partnership, the partner, or former partner of the partnership, must receive notification of economic performance of the contingent liability from the partnership or other partner assuming the liability. Current Actions: There is no change to this existing regulation. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\30JNN1.SGM 30JNN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Internal Revenue Service


Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project

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 information 
reporting for qualified tuition and related expenses, magnetic media 
filing requirements for information returns, information reporting for 
payments of interest on qualified education loans, and magnetic media 
filing requirements for information.

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before August 31, 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 regulations should be directed to LaNita Van Dyke, or 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: REG-161424-01 (Final), Information Reporting for Qualified 
Tuition and Related Expenses; Magnetic Media Filing Requirements for 
Information Returns, and REG-105316-98 (Final), Information Reporting 
for Payments of Interest on Qualified Education Loans; Magnetic Media 
Filing Requirements for Information.
    OMB Number: 1545-1678.
    Regulation Project Numbers: REG-105316-98 and REG-161424-01.
    Abstract: These regulations relate to the information reporting 
requirements in section 6050S of the Internal Revenue Code for payments 
of qualified tuition and related expenses and interest on qualified 
education loans. These regulations provide guidance to eligible 
education institutions, insurers, and payees required to file 
information returns and to furnish information statements under section 
6050S.
    Current Actions: There is no change to this existing regulation.
    Type of review: Extension of OMB approval.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit organizations, and 
not-for-profit institutions.
    The burden is reflected in the burdens for Form 1098-T and Form 
1098-E.
    Estimated total annual reporting burden for Form 1098-T: 4,848,090 
hours.
    Estimated average annual burden hours per response for Form 1098-T: 
13 minutes.
    Estimated number of responses for Form 1098-T: 21,078,651.
    Estimated total annual reporting burden for Form 1098-E: 1,051,357 
hours.
    Estimated average annual burden hours per response for Form 1098-E: 
7 minutes. Estimated number of responses for Form 1098-E: 8,761,303.
    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: June 22, 2015.
Christie Preston,
IRS Reports Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2015-16060 Filed 6-29-15; 8:45 am]
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