Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) Program Availability of Application Packages, 18685 [2016-07220]

Download as PDF mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 62 / Thursday, March 31, 2016 / Notices 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 creditability of foreign taxes. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before May 2, 2016 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Tuawana Pinkston, Internal Revenue Service, Room 6526, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection should be directed to LaNita Van Dyke, or at Internal Revenue Service, Room 6517, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224, or through the Internet, at Lanita.VanDyke@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Creditability of Foreign Taxes. OMB Number: 1545–0746. Regulation Project Number: LR–100– 78. Abstract: Section 1.901–2A of the regulation contains special rules that apply to taxpayers engaging in business transactions with a foreign government that is also taxing them. In general, such taxpayers must establish what portion of a payment made pursuant to a foreign levy is actually tax and not compensation for a economic benefit received from the foreign government. One way a taxpayer can do this is by electing to apply the safe harbor formula of section 1,901–2A by filing a statement with the IRS. Current Actions: There is no change to this existing regulation. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Individuals or households, and business or other forprofit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 110. Estimated Time per Respondent: 20 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 37. 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:09 Mar 30, 2016 Jkt 238001 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 2, 2016. Tuawana Pinkston, IRS Reports Clearance Officer. 18685 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Grant Program Office via their email address at tce.grant.office@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Authority for the Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) Program is contained in Section 163 of the Revenue Act of 1978, Public Law 95–600 (92 Stat.12810), November 6, 1978. Regulations were published in the Federal Register at 44 FR 72113 on December 13, 1979. Section 163 gives the IRS authority to enter into cooperative agreements with private or public non-profit agencies or organizations to establish a network of trained volunteers to provide free tax information and return preparation assistance to elderly individuals. Elderly individuals are defined as individuals age 60 and over at the close of their taxable year. Because applications are being solicited before the FY 2017 budget has been approved, cooperative agreements will be entered into subject to the appropriation of funds. Dated: March 9, 2016. Mikki Betker, Chief, Grant Program Office, IRS, Stakeholder Partnerships, Education & Communication. [FR Doc. 2016–07220 Filed 3–30–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P [FR Doc. 2016–07213 Filed 3–30–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Schedule H (Form 1040) Internal Revenue Service Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) Program Availability of Application Packages Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. AGENCY: ACTION: Notice. This document provides notice of the availability of Application Packages for the 2017 Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) Program. SUMMARY: Application instructions are available electronically from the IRS on May 1, 2016 by visiting: IRS.gov (key word search—‘‘TCE’’) or through Grants.gov. The deadline for submitting an application package to the IRS for the Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) Program is May 31, 2016. All applications must be submitted through Grants.gov. DATES: Internal Revenue Service, Grant Program Office, 5000 Ellin Road, NCFB C4–110, SE:W:CAR:SPEC:FO:GPO, Lanham, Maryland 20706. ADDRESSES: PO 00000 Frm 00122 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Internal Revenue Service 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 H (Form 1040), Household Employment Taxes. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before May 31, 2016 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Tuawana Pinkston, Internal Revenue Service, Room 6526, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\31MRN1.SGM 31MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 62 (Thursday, March 31, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Page 18685]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-07220]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Internal Revenue Service


Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) Program Availability of 
Application Packages

AGENCY: Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: This document provides notice of the availability of 
Application Packages for the 2017 Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) 
Program.

DATES: Application instructions are available electronically from the 
IRS on May 1, 2016 by visiting: IRS.gov (key word search--``TCE'') or 
through Grants.gov. The deadline for submitting an application package 
to the IRS for the Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) Program is May 
31, 2016. All applications must be submitted through Grants.gov.

ADDRESSES: Internal Revenue Service, Grant Program Office, 5000 Ellin 
Road, NCFB C4-110, SE:W:CAR:SPEC:FO:GPO, Lanham, Maryland 20706.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:  Grant Program Office via their email 
address at tce.grant.office@irs.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Authority for the Tax Counseling for the 
Elderly (TCE) Program is contained in Section 163 of the Revenue Act of 
1978, Public Law 95-600 (92 Stat.12810), November 6, 1978. Regulations 
were published in the Federal Register at 44 FR 72113 on December 13, 
1979. Section 163 gives the IRS authority to enter into cooperative 
agreements with private or public non-profit agencies or organizations 
to establish a network of trained volunteers to provide free tax 
information and return preparation assistance to elderly individuals. 
Elderly individuals are defined as individuals age 60 and over at the 
close of their taxable year. Because applications are being solicited 
before the FY 2017 budget has been approved, cooperative agreements 
will be entered into subject to the appropriation of funds.

    Dated: March 9, 2016.
Mikki Betker,
Chief, Grant Program Office, IRS, Stakeholder Partnerships, Education & 
Communication.
[FR Doc. 2016-07220 Filed 3-30-16; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4830-01-P