Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 14157 and Form 14157-A, 12782-12783 [2016-05336]

Download as PDF mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 12782 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 47 / Thursday, March 10, 2016 / Notices that draft and the new FAST Act provisions, to issue a fully compliant National Freight Strategic Plan in final format by the end of July 2016. To do so, the DOT is asking the public to submit comments on the October 18, 2015 draft NFSP on or before [45 days from posting of this notice] to receive full consideration by DOT with respect to the final NFSP. Commenters are encouraged to address any aspects of the draft NFSP or the FAST Act that they believe should be reflected in the final National Freight Strategic Plan. All comments on the draft NFSP that have already been submitted to DOT will be transferred to this docket and will receive full consideration by the DOT with respect to the NFSP to be issued by the end of July 2016. Commenters who have already responded prior to this notice are also free to update or replace their previous comments. The DOT is also working to establish an Interim National Multimodal Freight Network (NMFN) that is due 180 days following the enactment date of the FAST Act, which would be on June 1, 2016. The NMFN will be similar in concept to the draft multimodal freight network that was issued as part of the October 18, 2015 draft NFSP, but will now be handled as a separate product from the NFSP. The DOT will publish a separate Federal Register notice on or about June 1, 2016 requesting public comment on the Interim NMFN. The NFSP will reference the NMFN but not include it. All comments on the draft NFSP that pertain to the multimodal freight network included in the draft NFSP will receive full consideration by the DOT with respect to the development of the Interim Final Multimodal Freight Network. Public Comment: The DOT invites comments by all those interested in the draft National Freight Strategic Plan. Comments on the draft NFSP may be submitted and viewed at Docket Number DOT–OST–2015–0248. The web address is: http:// www.regulations.gov/ #!docketDetail;D=DOT-OST-2015-0248. Comments must be received on or before [45 days from posting of this notice] to receive full consideration by DOT with respect to the final NFSP. After [45 days from posting of this notice], comments will continue to be available for viewing by the public. Dated: March 3, 2016. Vinn White, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Transportation Policy. [FR Doc. 2016–05370 Filed 3–9–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–9X–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:55 Mar 09, 2016 Jkt 238001 DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Office of the Comptroller of the Currency [Docket ID OCC–2016–0004] Minority Depository Institutions Advisory Committee Meeting Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Department of the Treasury. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) announces a meeting of the Minority Depository Institutions Advisory Committee (MDIAC). SUMMARY: The OCC MDIAC will hold a public meeting on Tuesday, April 5, 2016, beginning at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). ADDRESSES: The OCC will hold the April 5, 2016 meeting of the MDIAC at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, 400 7th Street SW., Washington, DC 20219. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Beverly Cole, Designated Federal Officer and Senior Advisor to the Senior Deputy Comptroller for Midsize and Community Bank Supervision, (202) 649–5420, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Washington, DC, 20219. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: By this notice, the OCC is announcing that the MDIAC will convene a meeting at 8:00 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, April 5, 2016, at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, 400 7th Street SW., Washington, DC 20219. Agenda items will include current topics of interest to the industry. The purpose of the meeting is for the MDIAC to advise the OCC on steps the agency may be able to take to ensure the continued health and viability of minority depository institutions and other issues of concern to minority depository institutions. Members of the public may submit written statements to the MDIAC by any one of the following methods: • Email to: MDIAC@OCC.treas.gov. • Mail to: Beverly Cole, Designated Federal Officer, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, 400 7th Street SW., Washington, DC 20219. The OCC must receive written statements no later than Tuesday, March 29, 2016. Members of the public who plan to attend the meeting should contact the OCC by 5:00 p.m. EDT on Tuesday, March 29, 2016 to inform the OCC of their desire to attend the meeting and to provide information that will be required to facilitate entry into the meeting. Members of the public may contact the OCC via email at MDIAC@ DATES: PO 00000 Frm 00103 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 OCC.treas.gov or by telephone at (202) 649–5420. Attendees should provide their full name, email address, and organization, if any. For security reasons, attendees will be subject to security screening procedures and must present a valid government-issued identification to enter the building. Members of the public who are deaf or hard of hearing should call (202) 649– 5597 (TTY) at least five days before the meeting to arrange auxiliary aids such as sign language interpretation for this meeting. Dated: March 4, 2016. Thomas J. Curry, Comptroller of the Currency. [FR Doc. 2016–05339 Filed 3–9–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–33–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 14157 and Form 14157–A 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 14157, Complaint: Tax Return Preparer and Form 14157–A, Tax Return Preparer Fraud or Misconduct Affidavit. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before May 9, 2016 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Tuawana Pinkston, 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 R. Joseph Durbala, at (202) 317–5746, or at Internal Revenue Service, room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224, or through the internet, at RJoseph.Durbala@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Tax Return Preparer Complaint. OMB Number: 1545–2168. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\10MRN1.SGM 10MRN1 mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 47 / Thursday, March 10, 2016 / Notices Form Number: Form 14157 and Form 14157–A. Abstract: These forms will be used by taxpayers to report allegations of misconduct by tax return preparers. The forms are created specifically for tax return preparer complaints and include items necessary for the IRS to effectively evaluate the complaint and route to the appropriate function. Current Actions: This is a request for extension of a currently approved collection. Type of Review: Extension to previously approved IC. Affected Public: Individuals or households and businesses and other for-profits. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,500. Estimated Average Time per Respondent: 1 hour. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,500 hours. 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: March 2, 2016. R. Joseph Durbala, IRS, Reports Clearance Analyst. [FR Doc. 2016–05336 Filed 3–9–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:55 Mar 09, 2016 Jkt 238001 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 soliciting comments concerning subchapter S subsidiaries. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before May 9, 2016 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments 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 this regulation should be directed to Allan Hopkins, Internal Revenue Service, Room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224, or through the internet at Allan.M.Hopkins@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Subchapter S Subsidiaries. OMB Number: 1545–1590. Regulation Project Number: REG– 251698–96. Abstract: This regulation relates to the treatment of corporate subsidiaries of S corporations and interprets the rules added to the Internal Revenue Code by section 1308 of the Small Business Job Protection Act of 1996. The collection of information required in the regulation is necessary for a taxpayer to obtain, retain, or terminate S corporation treatment. Current Actions: There is no change to this regulation. Type of Review: Reinstatement of a previously approved collection. Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit organizations, individuals, and farms. Estimated Number of Respondents: 10,660. Estimated Time per Respondent: 57 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Reporting Burden Hours: 10,110. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00104 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 12783 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: March 4, 2016. Allan Hopkins, Tax Analyst. [FR Doc. 2016–05340 Filed 3–9–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Revenue Procedure 97–33 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: E:\FR\FM\10MRN1.SGM 10MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 47 (Thursday, March 10, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 12782-12783]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-05336]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Internal Revenue Service


Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 14157 and Form 
14157-A

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 14157, Complaint: Tax Return Preparer and Form 14157-A, Tax Return 
Preparer Fraud or Misconduct Affidavit.

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before May 9, 2016 to 
be assured of consideration.

ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Tuawana Pinkston, 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 R. Joseph 
Durbala, at (202) 317-5746, or at Internal Revenue Service, room 6129, 
1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224, or through the 
internet, at RJoseph.Durbala@irs.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title: Tax Return Preparer Complaint.
    OMB Number: 1545-2168.

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    Form Number: Form 14157 and Form 14157-A.
    Abstract: These forms will be used by taxpayers to report 
allegations of misconduct by tax return preparers. The forms are 
created specifically for tax return preparer complaints and include 
items necessary for the IRS to effectively evaluate the complaint and 
route to the appropriate function.
    Current Actions: This is a request for extension of a currently 
approved collection.
    Type of Review: Extension to previously approved IC.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households and businesses and other 
for-profits.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,500.
    Estimated Average Time per Respondent: 1 hour.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,500 hours.
    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: March 2, 2016.
R. Joseph Durbala,
IRS, Reports Clearance Analyst.
[FR Doc. 2016-05336 Filed 3-9-16; 8:45 am]
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