Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project, 72488-72489 [2015-29567]

Download as PDF 72488 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 223 / Thursday, November 19, 2015 / Notices 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 13768, Electronic Tax Administration Advisory Committee Membership Application. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before January 19, 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 collection tools should be directed to Kerry Dennis, Internal Revenue Service, Room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224, or through the Internet at Kerry.Dennis@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Electronic Tax Administration Advisory Committee Membership Application. OMB Number: 1545–2231. Form Number: Form 13768. Abstract: The Internal Revenue Service Restructuring and Reform Act of 1998 (RRA 98) authorized the creation of the Electronic Tax Administration Advisory Committee (ETAAC). ETAAC has a primary duty of providing input to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) on its strategic plan for electronic tax administration. Accordingly, ETAAC’s responsibilities involve researching, analyzing and making recommendations on a wide range of electronic tax administration issues. ETAAC members convey the public’s perception of the IRS electronic tax administration activities, offer constructive observations about current or proposed policies, programs, and procedures, and suggest improvements. 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 and other for-profit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 500. Estimated Time per Respondent: 1 hour. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 500. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:00 Nov 18, 2015 Jkt 238001 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: November 12, 2015. Michael Joplin, IRS Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2015–29566 Filed 11–18–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project 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 SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00079 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 soliciting comments concerning taxation of gain or loss from certain nonfunctional currency transactions. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before January 19, 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 regulation should be directed to Kerry Dennis, Internal Revenue Service, Room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224, or through the Internet at Kerry.Dennis@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Taxation of Gain or Loss from Certain Nonfunctional Currency Transactions (Section 988 Transactions). OMB Number: 1545–1131. Regulation: INTL–485–89. Abstract: Internal Revenue Code sections 988(c)(1)(D) and (E) allow taxpayers to make elections concerning the taxation of exchange gain or loss on certain foreign currency denominated transactions. In addition, Code sections 988(a)(1)(B) and 988(d) require taxpayers to identify transactions which generate capital gain or loss or which are hedges of other transactions. This regulation provides guidance on making the elections and complying with the identification rules. Current Actions: There are no changes to the previously approved burden of this existing collection. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Individuals or households and business or other forprofit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 5,000. Estimated Time per Respondent: 40 min. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 3,333. 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 E:\FR\FM\19NON1.SGM 19NON1 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 223 / Thursday, November 19, 2015 / Notices 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 13, 2015. Michael Joplin, IRS Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2015–29567 Filed 11–18–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 8874 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 8874, New Markets Credit. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before January 19, 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 Kerry Dennis, Internal Revenue Service, Room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224, or through the Internet at Kerry.Dennis@irs.gov. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:00 Nov 18, 2015 Jkt 238001 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Title: New Markets Credit. OMB Number: 1545–1804. Form Number: Form 8874. Abstract: Investors to claim a credit for equity investments made in Qualified Community Development Entities use Form 8874. 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: Individuals or households, and business or other forprofit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 6,666. Estimated Time per Respondent: 4 hours, 52 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 32,464. 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. Dated: November 12, 2015. Michael Joplin, IRS Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2015–29568 Filed 11–18–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00080 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 72489 Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 8900 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 8900, Qualified Railroad Track Maintenance Credit. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before January 19, 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 Kerry Dennis, at Internal Revenue Service, Room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224, or through the internet at Kerry.Dennis@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Qualified Railroad Track Maintenance Credit. OMB Number: 1545–1983. Form Number: 8900. Abstract: Form 8900 Qualified Railroad Track Maintenance Credit, was developed to carry out the provisions of Code section 45G. This section was added by section 245 of the American Jobs Creation Act of 2004 (Pub. L. 108– 357). Form 8900 provides a means for the eligible taxpayer to compute the amount of credit. Current Actions: There are no changes in the paperwork burden previously approved by OMB. This form is being submitted for renewal purposes only. Type of Review: Extension of a current OMB approval. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations and farms. Estimated Number of Respondents: 333. Estimated Time per Respondent: 5 hours, 58 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,985. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\19NON1.SGM 19NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 223 (Thursday, November 19, 2015)]
[Notices]
[Pages 72488-72489]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-29567]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Internal Revenue Service


Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project

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 
taxation of gain or loss from certain nonfunctional currency 
transactions.

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before January 19, 
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 regulation should be directed to Kerry Dennis, Internal 
Revenue Service, Room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, 
DC 20224, or through the Internet at Kerry.Dennis@irs.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Title: Taxation of Gain or Loss from Certain Nonfunctional Currency 
Transactions (Section 988 Transactions).
    OMB Number: 1545-1131.
    Regulation: INTL-485-89.
    Abstract: Internal Revenue Code sections 988(c)(1)(D) and (E) allow 
taxpayers to make elections concerning the taxation of exchange gain or 
loss on certain foreign currency denominated transactions. In addition, 
Code sections 988(a)(1)(B) and 988(d) require taxpayers to identify 
transactions which generate capital gain or loss or which are hedges of 
other transactions. This regulation provides guidance on making the 
elections and complying with the identification rules.
    Current Actions: There are no changes to the previously approved 
burden of this existing collection.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households and business or other 
for-profit organizations.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 5,000.
    Estimated Time per Respondent: 40 min.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 3,333.
    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

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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 13, 2015.
Michael Joplin,
IRS Reports Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2015-29567 Filed 11-18-15; 8:45 am]
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