Proposed Information Collections; Comment Request (No. 55), 52093-52094 [2015-21260]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 166 / Thursday, August 27, 2015 / Notices Title: National Pipeline Mapping System Program. OMB Control Number: 2137–0596. Form Numbers: N/A. Expiration Date: 6/30/2016. Type of Review: Revision of a Previously Approved Information Collection. Abstract: Each operator of a pipeline facility (except distribution lines and gathering lines) must provide PHMSA geospatial data for their pipeline system and contact information. The provided information is incorporated into the National Pipeline Mapping System (NPMS) to support various regulatory programs, pipeline inspections, and authorized external customers. Following the initial submission of the requested data, the operator must make a new submission to the NPMS if any changes occur so PHMSA can maintain and improve the accuracy of the NPMS’s information. Respondents: Operators of natural gas, hazardous liquid, and liquefied natural gas pipelines. Number of Respondents: 1,211. Number of Responses: 1,211. Frequency: Annual. Estimate of Total Annual Burden: 335,124 hours. Public Comments Invited: You are asked to comment on any aspect of this information collection, including (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the Department’s performance; (b) the accuracy of the estimated burden; (c) ways for the Department to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information collection; and (d) ways that the burden could be minimized without reducing the quality of the collected information. The agency will summarize and/or include your comments in the request for OMB’s clearance of this information collection. rmajette on DSK2VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995; 44 U.S.C. chapter 35, as amended; and 49 CFR 1:48. Issued in Washington, DC on August 21, 2015, under authority delegated in 49 CFR 1.97. Jeffrey D. Wiese, Associate Administrator for Pipeline Safety. [FR Doc. 2015–21238 Filed 8–26–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–60–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 15:08 Aug 26, 2015 Jkt 235001 DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau [Docket No. TTB–2015–0001] Proposed Information Collections; Comment Request (No. 55) Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB); Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: As part of our continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, and as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we invite comments on the proposed or continuing information collections listed below in this notice. DATES: We must receive your written comments on or before October 26, 2015. SUMMARY: As described below, you may send comments on the information collections listed in this document using the ‘‘Regulations.gov’’ online comment form for this document, or you may send written comments via U.S. mail or hand delivery. TTB no longer accepts public comments via email or fax. • http://www.regulations.gov: Use the comment form for this document posted within Docket No. TTB–2015–0001 on ‘‘Regulations.gov,’’ the Federal erulemaking portal, to submit comments via the Internet; • U.S. Mail: Michael Hoover, Regulations and Rulings Division, Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau, 1310 G Street NW., Box 12, Washington, DC 20005. • Hand Delivery/Courier in Lieu of Mail: Michael Hoover, Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau, 1310 G Street NW., Suite 400, Washington, DC 20005. Please submit separate comments for each specific information collection listed in this document. You must reference the information collection’s title, form or recordkeeping requirement number, and OMB number (if any) in your comment. You may view copies of this document, the information collections listed in it and any associated instructions, and all comments received in response to this document within Docket No. TTB–2015–0001 at http:// www.regulations.gov. A link to that docket is posted on the TTB Web site at http://www.ttb.gov/forms/comment-onform.shtml. You may also obtain paper copies of this document, the information collections described in it ADDRESSES: PO 00000 Frm 00068 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 52093 and any associated instructions, and any comments received in response to this document by contacting Michael Hoover at the addresses or telephone number shown below. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michael Hoover, Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau, 1310 G Street, NW., Box 12, Washington, DC 20005; telephone 202–453–1039, ext. 135; or email informationcollections@ttb.gov (please do not submit comments on this notice to this email address). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Request for Comments The Department of the Treasury and its Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB), as part of their continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invite the general public and other Federal agencies 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.). Comments submitted in response to this notice will be included or summarized in our request for Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval of the relevant information collection. All comments are part of the public record and subject to disclosure. Please do not include any confidential or inappropriate material in your comments. We invite comments on: (a) Whether this information collection 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 information collection’s burden; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information collected; (d) ways to minimize the information collection’s burden 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 the requested information. Information Collections Open for Comment Currently, we are seeking comments on the following forms, recordkeeping requirements, or questionnaires: Title: Authorization to Furnish Financial Information and Certificate of Compliance. OMB Number: 1513–0004. TTB Form Number: F 5030.6. Abstract: The TTB regulations require applicants for alcohol and tobacco E:\FR\FM\27AUN1.SGM 27AUN1 rmajette on DSK2VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 52094 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 166 / Thursday, August 27, 2015 / Notices permits to provide certain information regarding the money used to finance the business. The Right to Financial Privacy Act of 1978 (the Act; 12 U.S.C. 3401 et seq.) limits government access to records held by financial institutions, provides for certain procedures to gain access to such information, and requires that government agencies certify to a financial institution that the agency has complied with all provisions of the Act. TTB F 5030.6 acts as both a customer authorization that provides TTB the authority to receive the financial information and as the required certification to the financial institution. Current Actions: We are submitting this information collection for extension purposes only. The information collection, estimated number of respondents, and estimated number of burden hours remain unchanged. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profits. Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,000. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 500. Title: Liquors and Articles from Puerto Rico or the Virgin Islands, TTB REC 5530/3. OMB Number: 1513–0089. TTB Recordkeeping Requirement Number: REC 5530/3. Abstract: TTB uses the records required to be kept under this information collection to verify claims for drawback of the Federal excise tax paid on nonbeverage products brought into the United States from Puerto Rico and the U. S. Virgin Islands. Current Actions: We are submitting this information collection for extension purposes only. The recordkeeping requirements, estimated number of respondents, and estimated number of burden hours remain unchanged. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profits. Estimated Number of Respondents: 20. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 160. OMB Control Number: 1513–0131. Title: Certificate of Taxpaid Alcohol. OMB Number: 1513–0131. TTB Form Number: F 5100.4. Abstract: Under 27 CFR 17.181, flavoring extracts, medicinal and toilet preparations, and perfume produced in the United States and then exported are eligible for drawback of all Federal alcohol excise taxes paid on the distilled spirits used to make the product, as provided in 19 U.S.C. VerDate Sep<11>2014 15:08 Aug 26, 2015 Jkt 235001 1313(d). When such nonbeverage products are exported, the industry member submits TTB F 5100.4 and supporting documentation to TTB to claim the remaining $1.00 per gallon of distilled spirits excise tax not previously claimed for domestic drawback. TTB certifies the form to show that the excise taxes were previously paid and not refunded. TTB then sends the certified form and supporting documents to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection to be processed and for the refund of the remaining $1.00 per gallon paid in excise taxes. TTB keeps a copy of the form on file to compare with future submissions in order to prevent duplication. Current Actions: We are submitting this information collection for extension purposes only. The recordkeeping requirements, estimated number of respondents, and estimated number of burden hours remain unchanged. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profits. Estimated Number of Respondents: 10. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 500. Dated: August 20, 2015. Amy R. Greenberg, Director, Regulations and Rulings Division. [FR Doc. 2015–21260 Filed 8–26–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–31–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Notice 2006–25 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 Notice 2006–25, Qualifying Gasification Project Program. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before October 26, 2015 to be assured of consideration. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00069 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 notice 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: Qualifying Gasification Project Program. Notice Number: 1545–2002. Abstract: This notice establishes the qualifying gasification project program under § 48B of the Internal Revenue Code. The notice provides the time and manner for a taxpayer to apply for an allocation of qualifying gasification project credits. Current Actions: There are no changes being made to the notice at this time. Type of Review: Extension of currently approved collection. Affected Public: Business or other-forprofit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 20. Estimated Time per Respondent: 51 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Reporting Burden Hours: 1,700. 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 ADDRESSES: E:\FR\FM\27AUN1.SGM 27AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 166 (Thursday, August 27, 2015)]
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[FR Doc No: 2015-21260]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau

[Docket No. TTB-2015-0001]


Proposed Information Collections; Comment Request (No. 55)

AGENCY: Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB); Treasury.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: As part of our continuing effort to reduce paperwork and 
respondent burden, and as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 
1995, we invite comments on the proposed or continuing information 
collections listed below in this notice.

DATES: We must receive your written comments on or before October 26, 
2015.

ADDRESSES: As described below, you may send comments on the information 
collections listed in this document using the ``Regulations.gov'' 
online comment form for this document, or you may send written comments 
via U.S. mail or hand delivery. TTB no longer accepts public comments 
via email or fax.
     http://www.regulations.gov: Use the comment form for this 
document posted within Docket No. TTB-2015-0001 on ``Regulations.gov,'' 
the Federal e-rulemaking portal, to submit comments via the Internet;
     U.S. Mail: Michael Hoover, Regulations and Rulings 
Division, Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau, 1310 G Street NW., 
Box 12, Washington, DC 20005.
     Hand Delivery/Courier in Lieu of Mail: Michael Hoover, 
Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau, 1310 G Street NW., Suite 400, 
Washington, DC 20005.
    Please submit separate comments for each specific information 
collection listed in this document. You must reference the information 
collection's title, form or recordkeeping requirement number, and OMB 
number (if any) in your comment.
    You may view copies of this document, the information collections 
listed in it and any associated instructions, and all comments received 
in response to this document within Docket No. TTB-2015-0001 at http://www.regulations.gov. A link to that docket is posted on the TTB Web 
site at http://www.ttb.gov/forms/comment-on-form.shtml. You may also 
obtain paper copies of this document, the information collections 
described in it and any associated instructions, and any comments 
received in response to this document by contacting Michael Hoover at 
the addresses or telephone number shown below.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michael Hoover, Alcohol and Tobacco 
Tax and Trade Bureau, 1310 G Street, NW., Box 12, Washington, DC 20005; 
telephone 202-453-1039, ext. 135; or email 
informationcollections@ttb.gov (please do not submit comments on this 
notice to this email address).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Request for Comments

    The Department of the Treasury and its Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and 
Trade Bureau (TTB), as part of their continuing effort to reduce 
paperwork and respondent burden, invite the general public and other 
Federal agencies 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.).
    Comments submitted in response to this notice will be included or 
summarized in our request for Office of Management and Budget (OMB) 
approval of the relevant information collection. All comments are part 
of the public record and subject to disclosure. Please do not include 
any confidential or inappropriate material in your comments.
    We invite comments on: (a) Whether this information collection 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 information collection's 
burden; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information collected; (d) ways to minimize the information 
collection's burden 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 the 
requested information.

Information Collections Open for Comment

    Currently, we are seeking comments on the following forms, 
recordkeeping requirements, or questionnaires:
    Title: Authorization to Furnish Financial Information and 
Certificate of Compliance.
    OMB Number: 1513-0004.
    TTB Form Number: F 5030.6.
    Abstract: The TTB regulations require applicants for alcohol and 
tobacco

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permits to provide certain information regarding the money used to 
finance the business. The Right to Financial Privacy Act of 1978 (the 
Act; 12 U.S.C. 3401 et seq.) limits government access to records held 
by financial institutions, provides for certain procedures to gain 
access to such information, and requires that government agencies 
certify to a financial institution that the agency has complied with 
all provisions of the Act. TTB F 5030.6 acts as both a customer 
authorization that provides TTB the authority to receive the financial 
information and as the required certification to the financial 
institution.
    Current Actions: We are submitting this information collection for 
extension purposes only. The information collection, estimated number 
of respondents, and estimated number of burden hours remain unchanged.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profits.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,000.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 500.
    Title: Liquors and Articles from Puerto Rico or the Virgin Islands, 
TTB REC 5530/3.
    OMB Number: 1513-0089.
    TTB Recordkeeping Requirement Number: REC 5530/3.
    Abstract: TTB uses the records required to be kept under this 
information collection to verify claims for drawback of the Federal 
excise tax paid on nonbeverage products brought into the United States 
from Puerto Rico and the U. S. Virgin Islands.
    Current Actions: We are submitting this information collection for 
extension purposes only. The recordkeeping requirements, estimated 
number of respondents, and estimated number of burden hours remain 
unchanged.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profits.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 20.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 160.
    OMB Control Number: 1513-0131.
    Title: Certificate of Taxpaid Alcohol.
    OMB Number: 1513-0131.
    TTB Form Number: F 5100.4.
    Abstract: Under 27 CFR 17.181, flavoring extracts, medicinal and 
toilet preparations, and perfume produced in the United States and then 
exported are eligible for drawback of all Federal alcohol excise taxes 
paid on the distilled spirits used to make the product, as provided in 
19 U.S.C. 1313(d). When such nonbeverage products are exported, the 
industry member submits TTB F 5100.4 and supporting documentation to 
TTB to claim the remaining $1.00 per gallon of distilled spirits excise 
tax not previously claimed for domestic drawback. TTB certifies the 
form to show that the excise taxes were previously paid and not 
refunded. TTB then sends the certified form and supporting documents to 
the U.S. Customs and Border Protection to be processed and for the 
refund of the remaining $1.00 per gallon paid in excise taxes. TTB 
keeps a copy of the form on file to compare with future submissions in 
order to prevent duplication.
    Current Actions: We are submitting this information collection for 
extension purposes only. The recordkeeping requirements, estimated 
number of respondents, and estimated number of burden hours remain 
unchanged.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profits.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 10.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 500.

    Dated: August 20, 2015.
Amy R. Greenberg,
Director, Regulations and Rulings Division.
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