Advisory Group to the Commissioner of Internal Revenue; Renewal of Charter, 38512-38513 [2015-16482]

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[FR Doc. 2015–16451 Filed 7–2–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Information 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)). SUMMARY: Written comments should be received on or before September 4, 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. Please send separate comments for each specific information collection listed below. You must reference the information collection’s title, form number, reporting or record-keeping requirement number, and OMB number (if any) in your comment. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To obtain additional information, or copies Lhorne on DSK7TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES DATES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 14:37 Jul 02, 2015 Jkt 235001 of the information collection and instructions, or copies of any comments received, contact Elaine Christophe, at Internal Revenue Service, Room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224, or through the Internet, at Elaine.H.Christophe@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Request for Comments The Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service, as part of their continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invite the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on the proposed or continuing information collections listed below in this notice, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.). Request for Comments: Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in our request for Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval of the relevant information collection. All comments will become a matter of public record. Please do not include any confidential or inappropriate material in your comments. We invite comments on: (a) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the agency’s functions, including whether the information has 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 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 the requested information. Currently, the IRS is seeking comments concerning the following forms, and reporting and record-keeping requirements: Title: Reporting Requirements for Recipients of Points Paid on Residential Mortgages. OMB Number: 1545–1380. Regulation Project Number: IA–17–90 (TD 8571). Abstract: These regulations require the reporting of certain information relating to payments of mortgage interest. Taxpayers must separately state on Form 1098 the amount of points and the amount of interest (other than points) received during the taxable year on a single mortgage and must provide to the payer of the points a separate PO 00000 Frm 00086 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 statement setting forth the information being reported to the IRS. Current Actions: There is no change to this existing regulation. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 37,644. Estimated Time per Respondent: 7 hrs., 31 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 283,056. Title: Guidance on Passive Foreign (PFIC) Purging Elections. OMB Number: 1545–1965. Regulation Project Number: REG– 133446–03 (TD 9360). Abstract: The IRS needs the information to substantiate the taxpayer’s computation of the taxpayer’s share of the PFIC’s post-1986 earning and profits. Current Actions: There is no change to these existing regulations. Type of Review: Extension of currently approved collection. Affected Public: Individuals or households, business or other for-profit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 250. Estimated Time per Respondent: 1 hour. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 250. 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. Approved: June 24, 2015. Christie A. Preston, IRS Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2015–16483 Filed 7–2–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Advisory Group to the Commissioner of Internal Revenue; Renewal of Charter Internal Revenue Service (IRS); Treasury. AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\06JYN1.SGM 06JYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 128 / Monday, July 6, 2015 / Notices The Financial Research Advisory Committee for the Treasury’s SUMMARY: The Charter for the Advisory Office of Financial Research (OFR) is Committee on Tax Exempt and convening for its sixth meeting on Government Entities (ACT) has been Thursday, July 23, 2015, in the Cash renewed for a two-year period beginning Room, Main Treasury Building, 1500 May 11, 2015. Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, DC FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: 20220, beginning at 9:45 a.m. Eastern Mark O’Donnell by email at Time. The meeting will be open to the tege.advisory.comm@irs.gov. public via live webcast at http:// www.financialresearch.gov and limited SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is seating will also be available. hereby given under section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 DATES: The meeting will be held on U.S.C. App. (1988), and with the Thursday, July 23, 2015, beginning at approval of the Secretary of Treasury to 9:45 a.m. Eastern Time. announce the renewal of the Advisory ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held in Committee on Tax Exempt and the Cash Room, Main Treasury Government Entities (ACT). The primary Building, 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue, purpose of the ACT is to provide an Washington, DC 20220. The meeting organized public forum for senior will be open to the public via live Internal Revenue Service executives and webcast at http:// representatives of the public to discuss www.financialresearch.gov. A limited relevant tax administration issues. As an number of seats will be available for advisory body designed to focus on those interested in attending the broad policy matters, the ACT reviews meeting in person, and those seats existing tax policy and/or makes would be on a first-come, first-served recommendations with respect to basis. Because the meeting will be held emerging tax administration issues. The in a secured facility, members of the ACT suggests operational public who plan to attend the meeting improvements, offers constructive must contact the OFR by email at observations regarding current or David.Johnson@treasury.gov by 5 p.m. proposed IRS policies, programs, and Eastern Time on July 16, 2015, to inform procedures, and suggests improvements the OFR of their desire to attend the with respect to issues having meeting and to receive further substantive effect on Federal tax instructions about building clearance. administration. Conveying the public’s FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: perception on IRS activities to Internal David Johnson, Designated Federal Revenue Service executives, the ACT Officer, Office of Financial Research, comprises of individuals who bring Department of the Treasury, 1500 substantial, disparate experience and Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Washington, diverse backgrounds. Membership is DC 20220, (202) 622–3002 (this is not a balanced to include representation from toll-free number), David.Johnson@ employee plans, exempt organizations, treasury.gov. Persons who have tax-exempt bonds, and federal, state, difficulty hearing or speaking may local, and Indian tribal governments. access this number via TTY by calling the toll-free Federal Relay Service at Dated: June 23, 2015. 800–877–8339. Melaney Partner, SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice of Acting, Designated Federal Officer, Tax Exempt and Government Entities Division, this meeting is provided in accordance Internal Revenue Service. with the Federal Advisory Committee [FR Doc. 2015–16482 Filed 7–2–15; 8:45 am] Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 2, 10(a)(2), through implementing regulations at 41 CFR BILLING CODE 4830–01–P 102–3.150, et seq. Public Comment: Members of the DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY public wishing to comment on the business of the Financial Research Open Meeting of the Financial Advisory Committee are invited to Research Advisory Committee submit written statements by any of the following methods: AGENCY: Office of Financial Research, • Electronic Statements. Email the Department of the Treasury. Committee’s Designated Federal Officer ACTION: Notice of open meeting. at David.Johnson@treasury.gov. Lhorne on DSK7TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES ACTION: Notice. VerDate Sep<11>2014 14:37 Jul 02, 2015 SUMMARY: Jkt 235001 PO 00000 Frm 00087 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 38513 • Paper Statements. Send paper statements in triplicate to the Financial Research Advisory Committee, Attn: David Johnson, Office of Financial Research, Department of the Treasury, 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20220. The OFR will post statements on the Committee’s Web site, http:// www.financialresearch.gov, including any business or personal information provided, such as names, addresses, email addresses, or telephone numbers. The OFR will also make such statements available for public inspection and copying in the Department of the Treasury’s library, Annex Room 1020, 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20220 on official business days between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Eastern Time. You may make an appointment to inspect statements by telephoning (202) 622– 0990. All statements, including attachments and other supporting materials, will be part of the public record and subject to public disclosure. You should submit only information that you wish to make available publicly. Tentative Agenda/Topics for Discussion: The Committee provides an opportunity for researchers, industry leaders, and other qualified individuals to offer their advice and recommendations to the OFR, which, among other things, is responsible for collecting and standardizing data on financial institutions and their activities and for supporting the work of Financial Stability Oversight Council. This is the sixth meeting of the Financial Research Advisory Committee. Topics to be discussed among all members will include welcoming new Committee members, OFR progress on prior Committee recommendations, current activities of the OFR, Subcommittee reports to the Committee, and Committee recommendations. For more information on the OFR and the Committee, please visit the OFR Web site at http:// www.financialresearch.gov. Dated: June 25, 2015. Barbara Shycoff, Chief of External Affairs. [FR Doc. 2015–16457 Filed 7–2–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P E:\FR\FM\06JYN1.SGM 06JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 128 (Monday, July 6, 2015)]
[Notices]
[Pages 38512-38513]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-16482]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Internal Revenue Service


Advisory Group to the Commissioner of Internal Revenue; Renewal 
of Charter

AGENCY: Internal Revenue Service (IRS); Treasury.

[[Page 38513]]


ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Charter for the Advisory Committee on Tax Exempt and 
Government Entities (ACT) has been renewed for a two-year period 
beginning May 11, 2015.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mark O'Donnell by email at 
tege.advisory.comm@irs.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given under section 
10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. (1988), 
and with the approval of the Secretary of Treasury to announce the 
renewal of the Advisory Committee on Tax Exempt and Government Entities 
(ACT). The primary purpose of the ACT is to provide an organized public 
forum for senior Internal Revenue Service executives and 
representatives of the public to discuss relevant tax administration 
issues. As an advisory body designed to focus on broad policy matters, 
the ACT reviews existing tax policy and/or makes recommendations with 
respect to emerging tax administration issues. The ACT suggests 
operational improvements, offers constructive observations regarding 
current or proposed IRS policies, programs, and procedures, and 
suggests improvements with respect to issues having substantive effect 
on Federal tax administration. Conveying the public's perception on IRS 
activities to Internal Revenue Service executives, the ACT comprises of 
individuals who bring substantial, disparate experience and diverse 
backgrounds. Membership is balanced to include representation from 
employee plans, exempt organizations, tax-exempt bonds, and federal, 
state, local, and Indian tribal governments.

    Dated: June 23, 2015.
Melaney Partner,
Acting, Designated Federal Officer, Tax Exempt and Government Entities 
Division, Internal Revenue Service.
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