Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project, 66130 [2016-23150]

Download as PDF 66130 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 186 / Monday, September 26, 2016 / Notices 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 proceeds of bonds used for reimbursement (§ 1.150–2(e)). DATES: Written comments should be received on or before November 25, 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 regulation should be directed to Sara Covington, at Internal Revenue Service, Room 6526, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224, or through the internet, at Sara.L.Covington@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Proceeds of Bonds Used for Reimbursement. OMB Number: 1545–1226. Regulation Project Number: T.D. 8394. Abstract: This regulation clarifies when the allocation of bond proceeds to reimburse expenditures previously made by an issuer of the bond is treated as an expenditure of the bond proceeds. The issuer must express a reasonable official intent, on or prior to the date of payment, to reimburse the expenditure in order to assure that the reimbursement is not a device to evade requirements imposed by the Internal Revenue Code with respect to tax exempt bonds. Current Actions: There is no change to this existing regulation. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: State, local or tribal governments, and not-for-profit institutions. Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,500. mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:33 Sep 23, 2016 Jkt 238001 Estimated Time per Respondent: 2 hours, 24 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 6,000. 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: September 12, 2016. Tuawana Pinkston, IRS Supervisory Tax Analyst. [FR Doc. 2016–23150 Filed 9–23–16; 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 SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00136 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 qualified zone academy bonds: Obligations of states and political subdivisions. Written comments should be received on or before November 25, 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 regulation should be directed to Sara Covington, at Internal Revenue Service, Room 6526, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington DC 20224, or through the internet, at Sara.L.Covington@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Qualified Zone Academy Bonds: Obligations of States and Political Subdivisions. OMB Number: 1545–1908. Regulation Number: Regulation 121475–03 (T.D. 9495). Abstract: The agency needs the information to ensure compliance with the requirement under the regulation that the taxpayer rebates the earnings on the defeasance escrow to the United States. The agency will use the notice to ensure that the respondent pays rebate when rebate becomes due. The respondent are state and local governments that issue qualified zone academy bonds under § 1397E of the IRC. Current Actions: There are no changes being made to the regulation at this time. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: State, Local or Tribal Government. Estimated Number of Respondents: 6. Estimated Average Time per Respondent: 30 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Reporting Hours: 3. 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 DATES: E:\FR\FM\26SEN1.SGM 26SEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Internal Revenue Service


Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project

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 
proceeds of bonds used for reimbursement (Sec.  1.150-2(e)).

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before November 25, 
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 regulation should be directed to Sara Covington, at 
Internal Revenue Service, Room 6526, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., 
Washington, DC 20224, or through the internet, at 
Sara.L.Covington@irs.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title: Proceeds of Bonds Used for Reimbursement.
    OMB Number: 1545-1226. Regulation Project Number: T.D. 8394.
    Abstract: This regulation clarifies when the allocation of bond 
proceeds to reimburse expenditures previously made by an issuer of the 
bond is treated as an expenditure of the bond proceeds. The issuer must 
express a reasonable official intent, on or prior to the date of 
payment, to reimburse the expenditure in order to assure that the 
reimbursement is not a device to evade requirements imposed by the 
Internal Revenue Code with respect to tax exempt bonds.
    Current Actions: There is no change to this existing regulation.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: State, local or tribal governments, and not-for-
profit institutions.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,500.
    Estimated Time per Respondent: 2 hours, 24 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 6,000.
    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: September 12, 2016.
Tuawana Pinkston,
IRS Supervisory Tax Analyst.
[FR Doc. 2016-23150 Filed 9-23-16; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4830-01-P