Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 8594, 13877-13878 [2016-05742]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 50 / Tuesday, March 15, 2016 / 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. limited conference lines, notification of intent to participate must be made with Antoinette Ross. For more information please contact: Antoinette Ross at 1– 888–912–1227 or (202) 317–4110, or write TAP Office, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Room 1509—National Office, Washington, DC 20224, or contact us at the Web site: http:// www.improveirs.org. The committee will be discussing various issues related to Taxpayer Communications and public input is welcome. Dated: March 8, 2016. Antoinette Ross, Acting Director, Taxpayer Advocacy Panel. [FR Doc. 2016–05737 Filed 3–14–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Approved: February 23, 2016. Tuawana Pinkston, Supervisory Tax Analyst. Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 8594 [FR Doc. 2016–05731 Filed 3–14–16; 8:45 am] AGENCY: Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Taxpayer Communications Project Committee Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice of meeting. AGENCY: An open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Taxpayer Communications Project Committee will be conducted. The Taxpayer Advocacy Panel is soliciting public comments, ideas, and suggestions on improving customer service at the Internal Revenue Service. DATES: The meeting will be held Thursday, April 21, 2016. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Antoinette Ross at 1–888–912–1227 or (202) 317–4110. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given pursuant to Section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. (1988) that an open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Taxpayer Communications Project Committee will be held Thursday, April 21, 2016, at 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time via teleconference. The public is invited to make oral comments or submit written statements for consideration. Due to asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:40 Mar 14, 2016 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 8594, Asset Acquisition Statement. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before May 16, 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 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: Asset Acquisition Statement. OMB Number: 1545–1021. Form Number: 8594. Abstract: Internal Revenue Code section 1060 requires reporting to the IRS by the buyer and seller of the total SUMMARY: Internal Revenue Service Jkt 238001 PO 00000 Frm 00107 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 13877 consideration paid for assets in an applicable asset acquisition. The information required to be reported includes the amount allocated to goodwill or going concern value. Form 8594 is used to report this information. Current Actions: There have been no changes to the form. However, the agency has updated its estimated number of responses. Business burden is now being reported under 1545–0123, and individual burden is being reported under 1545–0074. Burden estimates for this collection (1545–1021) is for all other filers (estates, trusts, etc.). This change results in a decrease in overall burden hours. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations and individuals. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,310. Estimated Time per Respondent: 16 hrs., 28 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 21,563. 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. E:\FR\FM\15MRN1.SGM 15MRN1 13878 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 50 / Tuesday, March 15, 2016 / Notices Approved: March 2, 2016. Tuawana Pinkston, IRS Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2016–05742 Filed 3–14–16; 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 soliciting comments concerning Testimony or Production of Records in a Court or Other Proceeding. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before May 16, 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 regulation 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: Testimony or Production of Records in a Court or Other Proceeding. OMB Number: 1545–1850. Form Number: TD 9178. Abstract: The final regulation replaces the existing regulation that establishes the procedures to be followed by IRS officers and employees upon receipt of a request or demand for disclosure of IRS records or information. The purpose of the final regulation is to provide specific instructions and to clarify the circumstances under which more specific procedures take precedence. The final regulation extend the application of the regulation to former IRS officers and employees as well as to persons who are or were under contract to the IRS. The final regulation affect current and former IRS officers, asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:40 Mar 14, 2016 Jkt 238001 employees and contractors, and persons who make requests or demands for disclosure. 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, Individuals and households, Not-for-Profit institutions, and Farms. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,400. Estimated Time per Respondent: 1 hour. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,400. 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. Tuawana Pinkston, IRS Reports Clearance Officer. PO 00000 Frm 00108 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Internal Revenue Service Open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Taxpayer Assistance Center Improvements Project Committee Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice of meeting. AGENCY: The Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Taxpayer Assistance Center Improvements Project Committee will conduct an open meeting and will solicit public comments, ideas, and suggestions on improving customer service at the Internal Revenue Service. DATES: The meeting will be held Wednesday, April 13, 2016. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Otis Simpson at 1–888–912–1227 or 202– 317–3332. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given pursuant to Section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. (1988) that a meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Taxpayer Assistance Center Improvements Project Committee will be held Wednesday, April 13, 2016, at 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The public is invited to make oral comments or submit written statements for consideration. Due to limited conference lines, notification of intent to participate must be made with Otis Simpson. For more information please contact: Otis Simpson at 1–888–912– 1227 or 202–317–3332, TAP Office, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Room 1509—National Office, Washington, DC 20224, or contact us at the Web site: http://www.improveirs.org. The committee will be discussing various issues related to the Taxpayer Assistance Centers and public input is welcomed. SUMMARY: Dated: March 8, 2016. Antoinette Ross, Acting Director, Taxpayer Advocacy Panel. [FR Doc. 2016–05740 Filed 3–14–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 3468 Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: [FR Doc. 2016–05732 Filed 3–14–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY E:\FR\FM\15MRN1.SGM 15MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 50 (Tuesday, March 15, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 13877-13878]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-05742]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Internal Revenue Service


Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 8594

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 8594, Asset Acquisition Statement.

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before May 16, 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 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: Asset Acquisition Statement.
    OMB Number: 1545-1021.
    Form Number: 8594.
    Abstract: Internal Revenue Code section 1060 requires reporting to 
the IRS by the buyer and seller of the total consideration paid for 
assets in an applicable asset acquisition. The information required to 
be reported includes the amount allocated to goodwill or going concern 
value. Form 8594 is used to report this information.
    Current Actions: There have been no changes to the form. However, 
the agency has updated its estimated number of responses. Business 
burden is now being reported under 1545-0123, and individual burden is 
being reported under 1545-0074. Burden estimates for this collection 
(1545-1021) is for all other filers (estates, trusts, etc.). This 
change results in a decrease in overall burden hours.
    Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit organizations and 
individuals.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,310.
    Estimated Time per Respondent: 16 hrs., 28 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 21,563.
    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.


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    Approved: March 2, 2016.
Tuawana Pinkston,
IRS Reports Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2016-05742 Filed 3-14-16; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4830-01-P