Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 6781, 70883 [2015-28907]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 220 / Monday, November 16, 2015 / Notices 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: November 6, 2015. Michael Joplin, IRS Supervisory Tax Analyst. [FR Doc. 2015–28903 Filed 11–13–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 6781 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 6781, Gains and Losses From Section 1256 Contracts and Straddles. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before January 15, 2016 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Michael A. Joplin, 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 tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:47 Nov 13, 2015 Jkt 238001 should be directed to Sara Covington at Internal Revenue Service, room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224, or through the internet at Sara.L.Covington@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Gains and Losses From Section 1256 Contracts and Straddles. OMB Number: 1545–0644. Form Number: Form 6781. Abstract: Form 6781 is used by taxpayers in computing their gains and losses on Internal Revenue Code section 1256 contracts under the marked-tomarket rules and gains and losses under Code section 1092 from straddle positions. The data is used to verify that the tax reported accurately reflects any such gains and losses. Current Actions: There is no change in the paperwork burden previously approved by OMB. This form is being submitted for renewal purposes only. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations and individuals. Estimated Number of Respondents: 100,000. Estimated Time per Respondent: 9 hours, 2 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 903,237. 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 PO 00000 Frm 00137 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 70883 technology; and (e) estimates of capital or start-up costs and costs of operation, maintenance, and purchase of services to provide information. Approved: October 28, 2015. Michael A. Joplin, IRS Supervisory Tax Analyst. [FR Doc. 2015–28907 Filed 11–13–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Schedule C–EZ (Form 1040) 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 Schedule C–EZ (Form 1040), Net Profit From Business. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before January 15, 2016 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Michael Joplin, 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 Sara Covington, at Internal Revenue Service, room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224, or through the internet at Sara.L.Covington@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Net Profit From Business (Sole Proprietorship). OMB Number: 1545–1973. Form Number: Schedule C–EZ (Form 1040). Abstract: Schedule C–EZ (Form 1040) is used by individuals to report their Business Income. The data is used to verify that the items reported on the form are correct and also for general statistical use. Current Actions: There is no change in the paperwork burden previously approved by OMB. This form is being submitted for renewal purposes only. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\16NON1.SGM 16NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 220 (Monday, November 16, 2015)]
[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: 2015-28907]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Internal Revenue Service


Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 6781

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 6781, Gains and Losses From Section 1256 Contracts and Straddles.

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before January 15, 
2016 to be assured of consideration.

ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Michael A. Joplin, 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 Sara 
Covington at Internal Revenue Service, room 6129, 1111 Constitution 
Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224, or through the internet at 
Sara.L.Covington@irs.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Title: Gains and Losses From Section 1256 Contracts and Straddles.
    OMB Number: 1545-0644.
    Form Number: Form 6781.
    Abstract: Form 6781 is used by taxpayers in computing their gains 
and losses on Internal Revenue Code section 1256 contracts under the 
marked-to-market rules and gains and losses under Code section 1092 
from straddle positions. The data is used to verify that the tax 
reported accurately reflects any such gains and losses.
    Current Actions: There is no change in the paperwork burden 
previously approved by OMB. This form is being submitted for renewal 
purposes only.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit organizations and 
individuals.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 100,000.
    Estimated Time per Respondent: 9 hours, 2 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 903,237.
    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: October 28, 2015.
Michael A. Joplin,
IRS Supervisory Tax Analyst.
[FR Doc. 2015-28907 Filed 11-13-15; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4830-01-P