Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 4461, 4461-A, and 4461-B, 41562 [2015-17313]

Download as PDF 41562 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 135 / Wednesday, July 15, 2015 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 4461, 4461–A, and 4461–B 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 4461, Application for Approval of Master or Prototype Defined Contribution Plan; Form 4461–A, Application for Approval of Master or Prototype Defined Benefit Plan; Form 4461–B, Application for Approval of Master or Prototype Plan, Mass Submitter Adopting Sponsor. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before September 14, 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. SUMMARY: mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Form 4461, Application for Approval of Master or Prototype or Volume Submitter Defined Contribution Plans; Form 4461–A, Application for Approval of Master or Prototype or Volume Submitter Defined Benefit Plan; Form 4461–B, Application for Approval of Master or Prototype or Volume Submitter Plans Mass Submitter Adopting Sponsor or Practitioner. OMB Number: 1545–0169. Form Number: Forms 4461, 4461–A, and 4461–B. Abstract: The IRS uses these forms to determine from the information submitted whether the applicant plan qualifies under section 401(a) of the Internal Revenue Code for plan VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:52 Jul 14, 2015 Jkt 235001 approval. The application is also used to determine if the related trust qualifies for tax exempt status under Code section 501(a). Current Actions: There are no changes being made to these forms at this time. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations. Estimated Number of Responses: 5,250. Estimated Number of Respondent: 12 hours, 31 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 65,765. 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: July 6, 2015. Christie A. Preston, IRS Reports Clearance Office. 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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Internal Revenue Service


Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 4461, 4461-A, and 
4461-B

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 4461, Application for Approval of Master or Prototype Defined 
Contribution Plan; Form 4461-A, Application for Approval of Master or 
Prototype Defined Benefit Plan; Form 4461-B, Application for Approval 
of Master or Prototype Plan, Mass Submitter Adopting Sponsor.

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before September 14, 
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: Form 4461, Application for Approval of Master or Prototype 
or Volume Submitter Defined Contribution Plans; Form 4461-A, 
Application for Approval of Master or Prototype or Volume Submitter 
Defined Benefit Plan; Form 4461-B, Application for Approval of Master 
or Prototype or Volume Submitter Plans Mass Submitter Adopting Sponsor 
or Practitioner.
    OMB Number: 1545-0169.
    Form Number: Forms 4461, 4461-A, and 4461-B.
    Abstract: The IRS uses these forms to determine from the 
information submitted whether the applicant plan qualifies under 
section 401(a) of the Internal Revenue Code for plan approval. The 
application is also used to determine if the related trust qualifies 
for tax exempt status under Code section 501(a).
    Current Actions: There are no changes being made to these forms at 
this time.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit organizations.
    Estimated Number of Responses: 5,250.
    Estimated Number of Respondent: 12 hours, 31 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 65,765.
    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: July 6, 2015.
Christie A. Preston,
IRS Reports Clearance Office.
[FR Doc. 2015-17313 Filed 7-14-15; 8:45 am]
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