Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 1098-E, 79096 [2016-27104]

Download as PDF 79096 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 218 / Thursday, November 10, 2016 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 1098–E 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 1098–E, Student Loan Interest Statement. SUMMARY: Written comments should be received on or before January 9, 2017 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: Student Loan Interest Statement. OMB Number: 1545–1576. Form Number: Form 1098–E. Abstract: Section 6050S(b)(2) of the Internal Revenue Code requires persons (financial institutions, governmental units, etc.) to report $600 or more of interest paid on student loans to the IRS and the students. Form 1098–E is used for this purpose. 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 organizations, not-for-profit institutions, and State, local or tribal governments. Estimated Number of Respondents: 8,761,303. Estimated Time per Respondent: 7 min. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,051,357. asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES DATES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:46 Nov 09, 2016 Jkt 241001 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: November 1, 2016, Tuawana Pinkston, Supervisory Tax Analyst. [FR Doc. 2016–27104 Filed 11–9–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Revenue Procedure 2016– 47 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. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00130 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 3506(c)(2)(A)). Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning Revenue Procedure 2016–47, Waiver of 60-Day Rollover Requirement. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before January 9, 2017 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 revenue procedure should be directed to Kerry Dennis, at Internal Revenue Service, Room 6526, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington DC 20224, or through the Internet, at Kerry.Dennis@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Waiver of 60-Day Rollover Requirement. OMB Number: 1545–2269. Revenue Procedure Number: Revenue Procedure 2016–47. Abstract: Revenue Procedure 2016–47 describes a program for self-certification by taxpayers who missed the 60-day statutory requirement for making a rollover contribution to a qualified plan or individual retirement arrangement (IRA). Upon receipt of a selfcertification, a plan administrator of IRA trustee may accept the contribution and treat it as having satisfied the requirements for a waiver of the 60-day requirement. Currently, the only way for a taxpayer to obtain a waiver of the 60day requirement is to apply to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) for a favorable ruling, which is issued by the Tax Exempt and Government Entities Division (TE/GE). The fee for a ruling is $10,000. The program outlined in this revenue procedure permits taxpayers to receive the benefits of a waiver without paying a user fee. Current Actions: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Individuals or Households. Estimated Number of Respondents: 150. Estimated Time per Respondent: 3 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 450. 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. 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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Internal Revenue Service


Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 1098-E

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 1098-E, Student Loan Interest Statement.

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before January 9, 2017 
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: Student Loan Interest Statement.
    OMB Number: 1545-1576.
    Form Number: Form 1098-E.
    Abstract: Section 6050S(b)(2) of the Internal Revenue Code requires 
persons (financial institutions, governmental units, etc.) to report 
$600 or more of interest paid on student loans to the IRS and the 
students. Form 1098-E is used for this purpose.
    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 for-profit organizations, not-
for-profit institutions, and State, local or tribal governments.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 8,761,303.
    Estimated Time per Respondent: 7 min.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,051,357.
    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: November 1, 2016,
Tuawana Pinkston,
Supervisory Tax Analyst.
[FR Doc. 2016-27104 Filed 11-9-16; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4830-01-P