Special Inspector General for Troubled Asset Relief Program; Delegation of Authorities, 51875-51876 [2015-21124]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 165 / Wednesday, August 26, 2015 / Notices the IRS created Form 14708 to allow taxpayers who paid a penalty on the value of Canadian registered retirement savings plans (RRSP), registered retirement income funds (RRIF), or other similar Canadian retirement plans to request penalty reconsideration. See Streamlined Domestic Offshore Procedures FAQ # 12. In June 2014 the IRS announced significant revisions to the 2012 OVDP. See, announcement IR–2014–73 (June 18, 2014). The significantly revised offshore voluntary disclosure program is commonly called the 2014 OVDP. In conjunction with the announcement of the 2014 OVDP, the IRS updated Forms 14452, 14453, 14454, 14457 and 14467. The net result is a burden increase of 15,500 estimated responses and 30,500 estimated annual hours per year.’’ R. Joseph Durbala, IRS, Tax Analyst. [FR Doc. 2015–21057 Filed 8–25–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for REG–157302–02 (Final), TD 9142 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 deemed IRAs in qualified retirement plans. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before October 26, 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, at Internal Revenue Service, Room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224, or through the Internet at Allan.M.Hopkins@irs.gov. rmajette on DSK7SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 14:29 Aug 25, 2015 Jkt 235001 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Deemed IRAs in Qualified Retirement Plans. OMB Number: 1545–1841. Form Number: REG–157302–02; TD 9142. Abstract: Section 408(q), added to the Internal Revenue Code by section 602 of the Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2001, provides that separate accounts and annuities may be added to qualified employer plans and deemed to be individual retirement accounts and individual retirement annuities if certain requirements are met. Section 1.408(q)– 1(f)(2) provides that these deemed IRAs must be held in a trust or annuity contract separate from the trust or annuity contract of the qualified employer plan. This collection of information is required to ensure that the separate requirements of qualified employer plans and IRAs are met. Current Actions: There is no change in the paperwork burden previously approved by OMB. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit organizations, Not-for-profit Institutions, and State, local or Tribal government. Estimated Number of Respondents: 800. Estimated Time per Respondent: 50 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 40,000. 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) PO 00000 Frm 00111 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 51875 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: August 19, 2015. Allan Hopkins, Tax Analyst. [FR Doc. 2015–21060 Filed 8–25–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Special Inspector General for Troubled Asset Relief Program; Delegation of Authorities Office of the Special Inspector General of the Troubled Asset Relief Program, Treasury. ACTION: Notice of delegation of authorities. AGENCY: This notice delegates the authority of the Special Inspector General of the Office of the Inspector General of the Troubled Asset Relief Program (SIGTARP) to issue subpoenas to the SIGTARP Chief of Staff, SIGTARP Deputy Special Inspector General, SIGTARP Deputy Special Inspector General for Audit, SIGTARP Deputy Special Inspector General for Investigations, and SIGTARP General Counsel. This notice also delegates to the SIGTARP Chief of Staff, SIGTARP Deputy Special Inspector General, SIGTARP Deputy Special Inspector General for Investigations, and SIGTARP General Counsel, the authority of the Special Inspector General to request information under 5 U.S.C. 552a(b)(7). DATES: Effective date: August 26, 2015. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: B. Chad Bungard, General Counsel, SIGTARP, at (202) 622–1419. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 (ESSA), created SIGTARP at section 121. 12 U.S.C. 5231. Section 121(d)(1) of EESA endows the Special Inspector General with the authorities set forth at section 6 of the Inspector General Act of 1978, as amended (the Act), 5 U.S.C. App. 3. Section 6(a)(4) of the Act authorizes the Special Inspector General to require by subpoena the production of all information, documents, reports, answers, records, accounts, papers, and other data and documentary evidence deemed necessary in the performance of the SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\26AUN1.SGM 26AUN1 51876 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 165 / Wednesday, August 26, 2015 / Notices rmajette on DSK7SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Special Inspector General’s function. This notice delegates this authority to issue subpoenas from the Special Inspector General to the SIGTARP Chief of Staff, SIGTARP Deputy Special Inspector General, SIGTARP Deputy Special Inspector General for Audit, SIGTARP Deputy Special Inspector General for Investigations, and SIGTARP General Counsel. Section 552a(b)(7) of Title 5, United States Code, authorizes the Special Inspector General to request information protected by the Privacy Act for a civil or criminal law enforcement activity. This notice delegates this authority to request records protected by the Privacy Act for a civil or criminal law enforcement activity from the Special Inspector General to the SIGTARP Chief of Staff, SIGTARP Deputy Special Inspector General, SIGTARP Deputy Special Inspector General for Investigations, and SIGTARP General Counsel. VerDate Sep<11>2014 14:29 Aug 25, 2015 Jkt 235001 The Special Inspector General has not limited her authority to issue subpoenas or to request information under 5 U.S.C. 552a by this delegation. Also, this delegation expressly prohibits further delegation or redelegation. Accordingly, the Special Inspector General delegates the following authorities: Section A. Authority Delegated The SIGTARP Special Inspector General delegates to the SIGTARP Chief of Staff, SIGTARP Deputy Special Inspector General, SIGTARP Deputy Special Inspector General for Audit, SIGTARP Deputy Special Inspector General for Investigations, and SIGTARP General Counsel, the authority to require by subpoena the production of all information, documents, reports, answers, records, accounts, papers, and other data and documentary evidence necessary in the PO 00000 Frm 00112 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 performance of the functions assigned by EESA. Additionally, the Special Inspector General delegates to the SIGTARP Chief of Staff, SIGTARP Deputy Special Inspector General, SIGTARP Deputy Special Inspector General for Investigations, and SIGTARP General Counsel, the authority to request information under 5 U.S.C. 552a(b)(7). Section B. No Further Delegation or Redelegation The authority delegated in Section A above may not be further delegated or redelegated. Authority: 12 U.S.C. 5231; Pub. L. 110– 343, § 121; 5 U.S.C. App. 3 § 6(a)(4); 5 U.S.C. 301. Christy Romero, Special Inspector General. [FR Doc. 2015–21124 Filed 8–25–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–25–P E:\FR\FM\26AUN1.SGM 26AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 165 (Wednesday, August 26, 2015)]
[Notices]
[Pages 51875-51876]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY


Special Inspector General for Troubled Asset Relief Program; 
Delegation of Authorities

AGENCY: Office of the Special Inspector General of the Troubled Asset 
Relief Program, Treasury.

ACTION: Notice of delegation of authorities.

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SUMMARY: This notice delegates the authority of the Special Inspector 
General of the Office of the Inspector General of the Troubled Asset 
Relief Program (SIGTARP) to issue subpoenas to the SIGTARP Chief of 
Staff, SIGTARP Deputy Special Inspector General, SIGTARP Deputy Special 
Inspector General for Audit, SIGTARP Deputy Special Inspector General 
for Investigations, and SIGTARP General Counsel. This notice also 
delegates to the SIGTARP Chief of Staff, SIGTARP Deputy Special 
Inspector General, SIGTARP Deputy Special Inspector General for 
Investigations, and SIGTARP General Counsel, the authority of the 
Special Inspector General to request information under 5 U.S.C. 
552a(b)(7).

DATES: Effective date: August 26, 2015.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: B. Chad Bungard, General Counsel, 
SIGTARP, at (202) 622-1419.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 
2008 (ESSA), created SIGTARP at section 121. 12 U.S.C. 5231. Section 
121(d)(1) of EESA endows the Special Inspector General with the 
authorities set forth at section 6 of the Inspector General Act of 
1978, as amended (the Act), 5 U.S.C. App. 3. Section 6(a)(4) of the Act 
authorizes the Special Inspector General to require by subpoena the 
production of all information, documents, reports, answers, records, 
accounts, papers, and other data and documentary evidence deemed 
necessary in the performance of the

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Special Inspector General's function. This notice delegates this 
authority to issue subpoenas from the Special Inspector General to the 
SIGTARP Chief of Staff, SIGTARP Deputy Special Inspector General, 
SIGTARP Deputy Special Inspector General for Audit, SIGTARP Deputy 
Special Inspector General for Investigations, and SIGTARP General 
Counsel.
    Section 552a(b)(7) of Title 5, United States Code, authorizes the 
Special Inspector General to request information protected by the 
Privacy Act for a civil or criminal law enforcement activity. This 
notice delegates this authority to request records protected by the 
Privacy Act for a civil or criminal law enforcement activity from the 
Special Inspector General to the SIGTARP Chief of Staff, SIGTARP Deputy 
Special Inspector General, SIGTARP Deputy Special Inspector General for 
Investigations, and SIGTARP General Counsel.
    The Special Inspector General has not limited her authority to 
issue subpoenas or to request information under 5 U.S.C. 552a by this 
delegation. Also, this delegation expressly prohibits further 
delegation or redelegation.
    Accordingly, the Special Inspector General delegates the following 
authorities:

Section A. Authority Delegated

    The SIGTARP Special Inspector General delegates to the SIGTARP 
Chief of Staff, SIGTARP Deputy Special Inspector General, SIGTARP 
Deputy Special Inspector General for Audit, SIGTARP Deputy Special 
Inspector General for Investigations, and SIGTARP General Counsel, the 
authority to require by subpoena the production of all information, 
documents, reports, answers, records, accounts, papers, and other data 
and documentary evidence necessary in the performance of the functions 
assigned by EESA.
    Additionally, the Special Inspector General delegates to the 
SIGTARP Chief of Staff, SIGTARP Deputy Special Inspector General, 
SIGTARP Deputy Special Inspector General for Investigations, and 
SIGTARP General Counsel, the authority to request information under 5 
U.S.C. 552a(b)(7).

Section B. No Further Delegation or Redelegation

    The authority delegated in Section A above may not be further 
delegated or redelegated.

    Authority:  12 U.S.C. 5231; Pub. L. 110-343, Sec.  121; 5 U.S.C. 
App. 3 Sec.  6(a)(4); 5 U.S.C. 301.

Christy Romero,
Special Inspector General.
[FR Doc. 2015-21124 Filed 8-25-15; 8:45 am]
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