Notice of Rate To Be Used for Federal Debt Collection, and Discount and Rebate Evaluation, 83331-83332 [2016-27947]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 224 / Monday, November 21, 2016 / Notices comment (or signing the document, if submitted on behalf of an association, business, labor union, etc.). In accordance with 5 U.S.C. 553(c), DOT solicits comments from the public to better inform its processes. DOT posts these comments, without edit, including any personal information the commenter provides, to www.regulations.gov, as described in the system of records notice (DOT/ALL– 14 FDMS), which can be reviewed at www.dot.gov/privacy. See also https:// www.regulations.gov/privacyNotice for the privacy notice of regulations.gov. Robert C. Lauby, Associate Administrator for Railroad Safety, Chief Safety Officer. [FR Doc. 2016–27953 Filed 11–18–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–06–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Office of the Secretary National Advisory Committee on Travel and Tourism Infrastructure; Notice of Public Meeting Department of Transportation. Notice of public meeting. 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Copies of the meeting minutes will be available within 90 days of the meeting Notice of Rate To Be Used for Federal Debt Collection, and Discount and Rebate Evaluation PO 00000 Bureau of the Fiscal Service, Treasury. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Secretary of the Treasury is responsible for computing and publishing the percentage rate that is used in assessing interest charges for outstanding debts owed to the Government (The Debt Collection Act of 1982, as amended (codified at 31 U.S.C. 3717)). This rate is also used by agencies as a comparison point in evaluating the cost-effectiveness of a cash discount. In addition, this rate is used in determining when agencies should pay purchase card invoices when the card issuer offers a rebate (5 CFR 1315.8). Notice is hereby given that the applicable rate for calendar year 2017 is 1.00 percent. DATES: January 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: ECommerce Division, Bureau of the Fiscal Service, Department of the Treasury, 401 14th Street SW., Washington, DC 20227 (Telephone: 202–874–9428). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The rate reflects the current value of funds to the Treasury for use in connection with Federal Cash Management systems and is based on investment rates set for purposes of Public Law 95–147, 91 Stat. 1227 (October 28, 1977). Computed each year by averaging Treasury Tax and Loan (TT&L) investment rates for the 12month period ending every September 30, rounded to the nearest whole percentage, for applicability effective each January 1. Quarterly revisions are made if the annual average, on a moving basis, changes by 2 percentage points. The rate for calendar year 2017 reflects the average investment rates for the 12month period that ended September 30, 2016. SUMMARY: Authority: 31 U.S.C. 3717. Frm 00136 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\21NON1.SGM 21NON1 83332 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 224 / Monday, November 21, 2016 / Notices Dated: October 21, 2016. Ronda L. Kent, Assistant Commissioner, Payment Management and Chief Disbursing Officer. [FR Doc. 2016–27947 Filed 11–18–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–AS–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 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 tax on certain foreign procurement. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before January 20, 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 regulations should be directed to Allan Hopkins, at Internal Revenue Service, Room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington DC 20224, or through the internet at Allan.M.Hopkins@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Tax on Certain Foreign Procurement. OMB Number: 1545–2263. Regulation Project Number: TD 9782. Abstract: TD 9782 contains regulations (REG 103281–11) under section 5000C of the Internal Revenue Code relating to the 2 percent tax on payments made by the U.S. government to foreign persons pursuant to certain contracts. The regulations affect U.S. government acquiring agencies and foreign persons providing certain goods or services to the U.S. government pursuant to a contract. This document also contains regulations under section 6114, with respect to foreign persons claiming an exemption from the tax under an income tax treaty. A Form W– 14 must be provided to the acquiring asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:09 Nov 18, 2016 Jkt 241001 agency (U.S. government department, agency, independent establishment, or corporation) to: Establish that they are a foreign contracting party; and If applicable, claim an exemption from withholding based on an international agreement (such as a tax treaty); or claim an exemption from withholding, in whole or in part, based on an international procurement agreement or because goods are produced, or services are performed in the United States. Current Actions: There is no change to this existing regulation. Type of Review: Extension of currently approved collection. Affected Public: Federal government. Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,000. Estimated Time per Respondent: 5 hours, 55 minutes. Estimated Time per Respondent: 11,840 hours. 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 10, 2016. Allan Hopkins, Tax analyst. [FR Doc. 2016–27906 Filed 11–18–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00137 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 8453–R 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 8453–R, Declaration and Signature for Electronic Filing of Forms 8947 and 8963. SUMMARY: Written comments should be received on or before January 20, 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 Martha R. Brinson, Internal Revenue Service, Room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224, or through the Internet at Martha.R.Brinson@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Declaration and Signature for Electronic Filing of Forms 8947 and 8963. OMB Number: 1545–2253. Form Number: Form 8453–R. Abstract: The purpose of the form is to authenticate the electronic filing of Form 8947, Report of Branded Prescription Drug Information and Form 8963, Report of Health Insurance Provider Information. 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: Businesses and other for-profit organizations and Not-forprofit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,550. Estimated Time per Respondent: 1 hour 37 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 4,131. DATES: E:\FR\FM\21NON1.SGM 21NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 224 (Monday, November 21, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 83331-83332]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-27947]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Fiscal Service


Notice of Rate To Be Used for Federal Debt Collection, and 
Discount and Rebate Evaluation

AGENCY: Bureau of the Fiscal Service, Treasury.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Secretary of the Treasury is responsible for computing and 
publishing the percentage rate that is used in assessing interest 
charges for outstanding debts owed to the Government (The Debt 
Collection Act of 1982, as amended (codified at 31 U.S.C. 3717)). This 
rate is also used by agencies as a comparison point in evaluating the 
cost-effectiveness of a cash discount. In addition, this rate is used 
in determining when agencies should pay purchase card invoices when the 
card issuer offers a rebate (5 CFR 1315.8). Notice is hereby given that 
the applicable rate for calendar year 2017 is 1.00 percent.

DATES: January 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: E-Commerce Division, Bureau of the 
Fiscal Service, Department of the Treasury, 401 14th Street SW., 
Washington, DC 20227 (Telephone: 202-874-9428).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The rate reflects the current value of funds 
to the Treasury for use in connection with Federal Cash Management 
systems and is based on investment rates set for purposes of Public Law 
95-147, 91 Stat. 1227 (October 28, 1977). Computed each year by 
averaging Treasury Tax and Loan (TT&L) investment rates for the 12-
month period ending every September 30, rounded to the nearest whole 
percentage, for applicability effective each January 1. Quarterly 
revisions are made if the annual average, on a moving basis, changes by 
2 percentage points. The rate for calendar year 2017 reflects the 
average investment rates for the 12-month period that ended September 
30, 2016.

    Authority:  31 U.S.C. 3717.


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    Dated: October 21, 2016.
Ronda L. Kent,
Assistant Commissioner, Payment Management and Chief Disbursing 
Officer.
[FR Doc. 2016-27947 Filed 11-18-16; 8:45 am]
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