Proposed Collection; Comment Request for e-Services Registration TIN Matching-Application and Screens for TIN Matching Interactive, 42793 [2016-15434]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 126 / Thursday, June 30, 2016 / Notices Estimated Time per Respondent: 4 hours, 36 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 13,233. 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: June 21, 2016. Tuawana Pinkston, IRS Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2016–15453 Filed 6–29–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for e-Services Registration TIN Matching—Application and Screens for TIN Matching Interactive Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD 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 SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:01 Jun 29, 2016 Jkt 238001 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 eServices registration TIN matching— application and screens for TIN matching interactive. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before August 29, 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 LaNita Van Dyke, at Internal Revenue Service, Room 6526, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224, or through the internet at Lanita.VanDyke@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: e-Services Registration TIN Matching—Application and Screens for TIN Matching Interactive. OMB Number: 1545–1823. Abstract: E-services is a system which permits the Internal Revenue Services to electronically communicate with third party users to support electronic filing and resolve tax administration issues for practitioners, payers, states and Department of Education Contractors. Registration is required to authenticate users that plan to access e-services products. This system is a necessary outgrowth of advanced information and communication technologies. TIN Matching is one of the products available through e-Services offered via the internet and accessible through the irs.gov Web site. TIN Matching allows a payer, or their authorized agent, who is required to file information returns for income subject to backup withholding to match TIN/Name combinations through interactive and bulk sessions. It is necessary for payers to apply online to use TIN Matching, and the information requested in the application process is used to validate them systemically as payers of the correct types of income. Current Actions: This 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: Businesses and other for-profit organizations and not-forprofit institutions. PO 00000 Frm 00165 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 42793 Registration Estimated Number of Responses: 1,560,000. Estimated Average Time per Response: 20 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 520,000. TIN Matching Application Estimated Number of Responses: 18,825,000. Estimated Average Time per Response: 10 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 3,670,000. 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: June 21, 2016. Tuawana Pinkston, IRS Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2016–15434 Filed 6–29–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P E:\FR\FM\30JNN1.SGM 30JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 126 (Thursday, June 30, 2016)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-15434]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Internal Revenue Service


Proposed Collection; Comment Request for e-Services Registration 
TIN Matching--Application and Screens for TIN Matching Interactive

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 e-
Services registration TIN matching--application and screens for TIN 
matching interactive.

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before August 29, 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 LaNita Van 
Dyke, at Internal Revenue Service, Room 6526, 1111 Constitution Avenue 
NW., Washington, DC 20224, or through the internet at 
irs.gov">Lanita.VanDyke@irs.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Title: e-Services Registration TIN Matching--Application and 
Screens for TIN Matching Interactive.
    OMB Number: 1545-1823.
    Abstract: E-services is a system which permits the Internal Revenue 
Services to electronically communicate with third party users to 
support electronic filing and resolve tax administration issues for 
practitioners, payers, states and Department of Education Contractors. 
Registration is required to authenticate users that plan to access e-
services products. This system is a necessary outgrowth of advanced 
information and communication technologies. TIN Matching is one of the 
products available through e-Services offered via the internet and 
accessible through the irs.gov Web site. TIN Matching allows a payer, 
or their authorized agent, who is required to file information returns 
for income subject to backup withholding to match TIN/Name combinations 
through interactive and bulk sessions. It is necessary for payers to 
apply online to use TIN Matching, and the information requested in the 
application process is used to validate them systemically as payers of 
the correct types of income.
    Current Actions: This 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: Businesses and other for-profit organizations and 
not-for-profit institutions.

Registration

    Estimated Number of Responses: 1,560,000.
    Estimated Average Time per Response: 20 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 520,000.

TIN Matching Application

    Estimated Number of Responses: 18,825,000.
    Estimated Average Time per Response: 10 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 3,670,000.
    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: June 21, 2016.
Tuawana Pinkston,
IRS Reports Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2016-15434 Filed 6-29-16; 8:45 am]
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