Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Notice 2009-72 and Notice 2013-12, 8651 [2017-01874]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 17 / Friday, January 27, 2017 / Notices Current Actions: There are no changes being made to this regulation. Type of Review: Extension of a previously approved collection. Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profits, and not-for-profits. Estimated Number of Respondents/ Responses: 1,612,708. Estimated Time per Response: .25 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 403,177. 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: January 21, 2017. Tuawana Pinkston, IRS Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2017–01872 Filed 1–26–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY jstallworth on DSK7TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Notice 2009–72 and Notice 2013–12 Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 13:58 Jan 26, 2017 Jkt 241001 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. Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning Notice 2009–72 and Notice 2013–12, Qualifying Advanced Energy Project Credit. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before March 28, 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 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: Qualifying Advanced Energy Project Credit. OMB Number: 1545–2151. Notice Numbers: Notice 2009–72 and Notice 2013–12. Abstract: This notice establishes the qualifying advanced energy project program (‘‘advanced energy program’’) under § 48C(d) of the Internal Revenue Code and announces an initial allocation round of the qualifying advanced energy project credit (‘‘advanced energy credit’’) to qualifying advanced energy projects under the advanced energy program. A qualifying advanced energy project re-equips, expands, or establishes a manufacturing facility for the production of certain energy related property. A taxpayer must submit, for each qualifying advanced energy project: (1) An application for recommendation by the DOE (‘‘application for DOE recommendation’’), and (2) an application for certification under § 48C(d)(2) by the Service (‘‘application for § 48C certification’’). Both applications may be submitted only during the 2-year period beginning on August 14, 2009. Certifications will be issued and credits will be allocated to projects in annual allocation rounds. The initial allocation round will be conducted in 2009–10, and If necessary, additional allocation round in 2010–11. Current Actions: There is no change in the paperwork burden previously approved by OMB. This notice is being submitted for renewal purposes only. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00053 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 8651 Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,000. Estimated Average Time per Respondent: 110 hrs. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 110,000 hrs. The following paragraph applies to all 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: January 17, 2017. LaNita Van Dyke, Tax Analyst. 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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 17 (Friday, January 27, 2017)]
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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Internal Revenue Service


Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Notice 2009-72 and 
Notice 2013-12

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. Currently, the IRS is soliciting 
comments concerning Notice 2009-72 and Notice 2013-12, Qualifying 
Advanced Energy Project Credit.

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before March 28, 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 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: Qualifying Advanced Energy Project Credit.
    OMB Number: 1545-2151. Notice Numbers: Notice 2009-72 and Notice 
2013-12.
    Abstract: This notice establishes the qualifying advanced energy 
project program (``advanced energy program'') under Sec.  48C(d) of the 
Internal Revenue Code and announces an initial allocation round of the 
qualifying advanced energy project credit (``advanced energy credit'') 
to qualifying advanced energy projects under the advanced energy 
program. A qualifying advanced energy project re-equips, expands, or 
establishes a manufacturing facility for the production of certain 
energy related property. A taxpayer must submit, for each qualifying 
advanced energy project: (1) An application for recommendation by the 
DOE (``application for DOE recommendation''), and (2) an application 
for certification under Sec.  48C(d)(2) by the Service (``application 
for Sec.  48C certification''). Both applications may be submitted only 
during the 2-year period beginning on August 14, 2009. Certifications 
will be issued and credits will be allocated to projects in annual 
allocation rounds. The initial allocation round will be conducted in 
2009-10, and If necessary, additional allocation round in 2010-11.
    Current Actions: There is no change in the paperwork burden 
previously approved by OMB. This notice is being submitted for renewal 
purposes only.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,000.
    Estimated Average Time per Respondent: 110 hrs.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 110,000 hrs.
    The following paragraph applies to all 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: January 17, 2017.
LaNita Van Dyke,
Tax Analyst.
[FR Doc. 2017-01874 Filed 1-26-17; 8:45 am]
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