Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 8498, 31307-31308 [2016-11654]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 96 / Wednesday, May 18, 2016 / Notices Estimated Time per Respondent: 4 hrs., 47 min. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 29,995. 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: May 9, 2016. R. Joseph Durbala, IRS Tax Analyst. [FR Doc. 2016–11655 Filed 5–17–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 8816 Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. sradovich on DSK3TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 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 SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:10 May 17, 2016 Jkt 238001 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 8816, Special Loss Discount Account and Special Estimated Tax Payments for Insurance Companies. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before July 18, 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 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: Special Loss Discount Account and Special Estimated Tax Payments for Insurance Companies. OMB Number: 1545–1130 Form Number: 8816. Abstract: Form 8816 is used by insurance companies claiming an additional deduction under Internal Revenue Code section 847 to reconcile estimated tax payments and to determine their tax benefit associated with the deduction. The information is needed by the IRS to determine that the proper additional deduction was claimed and to insure the proper amount of special estimated tax was computed and deposited. Current Actions: There are no changes being made to the form at this time. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit institutions. Estimated Number of Respondents: 3,000. Estimated Time Per Respondent: 6 hrs., 37 min. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 19,830. 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. PO 00000 Frm 00084 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 31307 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: May 9, 2016. R. Joseph Durbala, IRS Tax Analyst. [FR Doc. 2016–11648 Filed 5–17–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 8498 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 8498, Continuing Education Provider Application and Request for Provider Number. SUMMARY: Written comments should be received on or before July 18, 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 form should be directed to DATES: E:\FR\FM\18MYN1.SGM 18MYN1 31308 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 96 / Wednesday, May 18, 2016 / Notices sradovich on DSK3TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES R. Joseph Durbala at Internal Revenue Service, room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224, or at (202) 317–5746, or through the internet, at RJoseph.Durbala@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Continuing Education Provider Application and Request for Provider Number. OMB Number: 1545–1459. Form Number: Form 8498. Abstract: Form 8498 is used by the Director of Practice to determine the qualifications of those individuals or organizations seeking to present continuing professional educational programs for persons enrolled to practice before the Internal Revenue Service. Current Actions: There is no change in the form previously approved by OMB. However, we are increasing the estimated number of annual responses to account for an estimated increase in submissions. This will result in an annual burden increase of 180 hours per year. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Individuals and business or other for-profit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 800. Estimated Time per Respondent: 36 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 480. 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:10 May 17, 2016 Jkt 238001 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: May 9, 2016. R. Joseph Durbala, Tax Analyst, IRS. [FR Doc. 2016–11654 Filed 5–17–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Veterans’ Advisory Committee on Rehabilitation; Notice of Meeting The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 2, that a meeting of the Veterans’ Advisory Committee on Rehabilitation (VACOR) will be held on Wednesday, June 15, 2016, via teleconference, from PO 00000 Frm 00085 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 1:00 p.m. (EST) until 3:00 p.m. (EST). The meeting is open to the public. The purpose of the Committee is to provide advice to the Secretary on the rehabilitation needs of Veterans with disabilities and on the administration of VA’s rehabilitation programs. During the meeting, Committee members will participate in new members’ orientation and review administrative guidelines. The primary agenda topics will be to discuss the purpose, vision and direction of VACOR. Although no time will be allocated for receiving oral presentations from the public, members of the public may submit written statements for review by the Committee to Anthony Estelle, Designated Federal Officer, Veterans Benefits Administration (28), 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420, or via email at Anthony.Estelle@ va.gov. In the communication, writers must identify themselves and state the organization, association or person(s) they represent. Individuals who wish to call in to the meeting should RSVP to Anthony Estelle at (202) 461–9912, no later than close of business, June 8, 2016. The dial in number to attend the conference is: 1–800–767–1750. At the prompt, enter access code 33489 then press #. During the day of the meeting, please call in at least 15 minutes prior to the start of the meeting; callers will not be given access after 1:00 p.m. Any member of the public seeking additional information should contact Anthony Estelle at the phone number or email address noted above. Dated: May 13, 2016. Jelessa Burney, Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2016–11680 Filed 5–17–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P E:\FR\FM\18MYN1.SGM 18MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 96 (Wednesday, May 18, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 31307-31308]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-11654]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Internal Revenue Service


Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 8498

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 8498, Continuing Education Provider Application and Request for 
Provider Number.

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before July 18, 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 form should be directed to

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R. Joseph Durbala at Internal Revenue Service, room 6129, 1111 
Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224, or at (202) 317-5746, or 
through the internet, at RJoseph.Durbala@irs.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title: Continuing Education Provider Application and Request for 
Provider Number.
    OMB Number: 1545-1459.
    Form Number: Form 8498.
    Abstract: Form 8498 is used by the Director of Practice to 
determine the qualifications of those individuals or organizations 
seeking to present continuing professional educational programs for 
persons enrolled to practice before the Internal Revenue Service.
    Current Actions: There is no change in the form previously approved 
by OMB. However, we are increasing the estimated number of annual 
responses to account for an estimated increase in submissions. This 
will result in an annual burden increase of 180 hours per year.
    Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Individuals and business or other for-profit 
organizations.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 800.
    Estimated Time per Respondent: 36 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 480.
    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: May 9, 2016.
R. Joseph Durbala,
 Tax Analyst, IRS.
[FR Doc. 2016-11654 Filed 5-17-16; 8:45 am]
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