Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 8830, 10539-10540 [2017-02802]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 28 / Monday, February 13, 2017 / Notices Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Texas, Puerto Rico’’ The complete application is given in DOT docket MARAD–2017–0023 at http://www.regulations.gov. Interested parties may comment on the effect this action may have on U.S. vessel builders or businesses in the U.S. that use U.S.flag vessels. If MARAD determines, in accordance with 46 U.S.C. 12121 and MARAD’s regulations at 46 CFR part 388, that the issuance of the waiver will have an unduly adverse effect on a U.S.vessel builder or a business that uses U.S.-flag vessels in that business, a waiver will not be granted. Comments should refer to the docket number of this notice and the vessel name in order for MARAD to properly consider the comments. Comments should also state the commenter’s interest in the waiver application, and address the waiver criteria given in § 388.4 of MARAD’s regulations at 46 CFR part 388. Privacy Act In accordance with 5 U.S.C. 553(c), DOT/MARAD solicits comments from the public to better inform its rulemaking process. DOT/MARAD posts these comments, without edit, to www.regulations.gov, as described in the system of records notice, DOT/ALL– 14 FDMS, accessible through www.dot.gov/privacy. In order to facilitate comment tracking and response, we encourage commenters to provide their name, or the name of their organization; however, submission of names is completely optional. Whether or not commenters identify themselves, all timely comments will be fully considered. If you wish to provide comments containing proprietary or confidential information, please contact the agency for alternate submission instructions. By Order of the Maritime Administrator Dated: February 8, 2017. T. Mitchell Hudson, Jr., Secretary, Maritime Administration. [FR Doc. 2017–02901 Filed 2–10–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–81–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION jstallworth on DSK7TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Maritime Administration. [Docket No. MARAD–2017–0018] Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws: Vessel CHANTERELLE; Invitation for Public Comments AGENCY: Maritime Administration. VerDate Sep<11>2014 13:41 Feb 10, 2017 Jkt 241001 ACTION: Notice. The Secretary of Transportation, as represented by the Maritime Administration (MARAD), is authorized to grant waivers of the U.S.build requirement of the coastwise laws under certain circumstances. A request for such a waiver has been received by MARAD. The vessel, and a brief description of the proposed service, is listed below. DATES: Submit comments on or before March 15, 2017. ADDRESSES: Comments should refer to docket number MARAD–2017–0018. Written comments may be submitted by hand or by mail to the Docket Clerk, U.S. Department of Transportation, Docket Operations, M–30, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590. You may also send comments electronically via the Internet at http://www.regulations.gov. All comments will become part of this docket and will be available for inspection and copying at the above address between 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except federal holidays. An electronic version of this document and all documents entered into this docket is available at http://www.regulations.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bianca Carr, U.S. Department of Transportation, Maritime Administration, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Room W23–453, Washington, DC 20590. Telephone 202– 366–9309, Email Bianca.carr@dot.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: As described by the applicant the intended service of the vessel CHANTERELLE is: —INTENDED COMMERCIAL USE OF VESSEL: ‘‘SPORT FISHING’’ —GEOGRAPHIC REGION: ‘‘Alaska (excluding waters in Southeastern Alaska and waters north of a line between Gore Point to Cape Suckling [including the North Gulf Coast and Prince William Sound])’’ The complete application is given in DOT docket MARAD–2017–0018 at http://www.regulations.gov. Interested parties may comment on the effect this action may have on U.S. vessel builders or businesses in the U.S. that use U.S.flag vessels. If MARAD determines, in accordance with 46 U.S.C. 12121 and MARAD’s regulations at 46 CFR part 388, that the issuance of the waiver will have an unduly adverse effect on a U.S.vessel builder or a business that uses U.S.-flag vessels in that business, a waiver will not be granted. Comments should refer to the docket number of this notice and the vessel name in order SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00090 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 10539 for MARAD to properly consider the comments. Comments should also state the commenter’s interest in the waiver application, and address the waiver criteria given in § 388.4 of MARAD’s regulations at 46 CFR part 388. Privacy Act In accordance with 5 U.S.C. 553(c), DOT/MARAD solicits comments from the public to better inform its rulemaking process. DOT/MARAD posts these comments, without edit, to www.regulations.gov, as described in the system of records notice, DOT/ALL– 14 FDMS, accessible through www.dot.gov/privacy. In order to facilitate comment tracking and response, we encourage commenters to provide their name, or the name of their organization; however, submission of names is completely optional. Whether or not commenters identify themselves, all timely comments will be fully considered. If you wish to provide comments containing proprietary or confidential information, please contact the agency for alternate submission instructions. Authority: 49 CFR 1.93(a), 46 U.S.C. 55103, 46 U.S.C. 12121. By Order of the Maritime Administrator. Dated: February 7, 2017. T. Mitchell Hudson, Jr., Secretary, Maritime Administration. [FR Doc. 2017–02826 Filed 2–10–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–81–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 8830 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. Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning enhanced oil recovery credit. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before April 14, 2017 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Tuawana Pinkston, Internal Revenue SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\13FEN1.SGM 13FEN1 jstallworth on DSK7TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 10540 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 28 / Monday, February 13, 2017 / Notices Service, Room 6141, 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 R. Joseph Durbala, (202) 317–5746, Internal Revenue Service, Room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224 or through the internet at RJoseph.Durbala@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Enhanced Oil Recovery Credit. OMB Number: 1545–1292. Form Number: 8830. Abstract: This regulation provides guidance concerning the costs subject to the enhanced oil recovery credit, the circumstances under which the credit is available, and procedures for certifying to the Internal Revenue Service that a project meets the requirements of section 43(c) of the Internal Revenue Code. Current Actions: There are no changes being made to the regulations, at this time. Form 8830 was not issued for 2006–2015 because it did not apply for tax years beginning in those years due to the continued high price of crude oil; however it will apply again for tax years beginning in 2016. Since oil prices remain low, it is possible that the credit will apply for tax years beginning in 2017. The changes made to Form 8830, reflect Notice 2016–44. This will increase the number of responses by 1,550 and annual burden by 11,067 hours. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Individuals or households, and business or other forprofit organizations Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,590. Estimated Time per Respondent: 7.87 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 12,527. 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 13:41 Feb 10, 2017 Jkt 241001 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: February 6, 2017. R. Joseph Durbala, IRS, Tax Analyst. [FR Doc. 2017–02802 Filed 2–10–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P U.S.-CHINA ECONOMIC AND SECURITY REVIEW COMMISSION Notice of Open Public Hearing U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission. ACTION: Notice of open public hearing. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given of the following hearing of the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission. The Commission is mandated by Congress to investigate, assess, and report to Congress annually on ‘‘the national security implications of the economic relationship between the United States and the People’s Republic of China.’’ Pursuant to this mandate, the Commission will hold a public hearing in Washington, DC on February 23, 2017 on ‘‘China’s Advanced Weapons.’’ DATES: The meeting is scheduled for Thursday, February 23, 2017, from 9:30 a.m. to 3:35 p.m. ADDRESSES: Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room 419, Washington, DC. A SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00091 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 detailed agenda for the hearing will be posted to the Commission’s Web site at www.uscc.gov. Also, please check our Web site for possible changes to the hearing schedule. Reservations are not required to attend the hearing. Any member of the public seeking further information concerning the hearing should contact Leslie Tisdale, 444 North Capitol Street NW., Suite 602, Washington DC 20001; phone: 202–624– 1496, or via email at ltisdale@uscc.gov. Reservations are not required to attend the hearing. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background: This is the second public hearing the Commission will hold during its 2017 report cycle to collect input from academic, industry, and government experts on national security implications of the U.S. bilateral trade and economic relationship with China. The hearing on ‘‘China’s Advanced Weapons’’ will examine the military technologies China is considering or pursuing at the global technological frontier, its ability to develop innovative technologies going forward, and the implications of these efforts for the United States. It will specifically examine China’s programs for the development of hypersonic, maneuverable re-entry vehicle, directed energy, electromagnetic, other counterspace, unmanned, and artificial intelligence systems. The hearing will be co-chaired by Chairman Carolyn Bartholomew and Senator James Talent. Any interested party may file a written statement by February 23, 2017 mailing to the contact below. A portion of each panel will include a question and answer period between the Commissioners and the witnesses. Authority: Congress created the U.S.China Economic and Security Review Commission in 2000 in the National Defense Authorization Act (Pub. L. 106–398), as amended by Division P of the Consolidated Appropriations Resolution, 2003 (Pub. L. 108–7), as amended by Public Law 109–108 (November 22, 2005), as amended by Public Law 113–291 (December 19, 2014). Dated: February 8, 2017. Michael Danis, Executive Director, U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission. [FR Doc. 2017–02891 Filed 2–10–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 1137–00–P E:\FR\FM\13FEN1.SGM 13FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 28 (Monday, February 13, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Pages 10539-10540]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-02802]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Internal Revenue Service


Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 8830

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 enhanced oil recovery credit.

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before April 14, 2017 
to be assured of consideration.

ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Tuawana Pinkston, Internal 
Revenue

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Service, Room 6141, 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 R. Joseph 
Durbala, (202) 317-5746, Internal Revenue Service, Room 6129, 1111 
Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224 or through the internet 
at RJoseph.Durbala@irs.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Title: Enhanced Oil Recovery Credit.
    OMB Number: 1545-1292.
    Form Number: 8830.
    Abstract: This regulation provides guidance concerning the costs 
subject to the enhanced oil recovery credit, the circumstances under 
which the credit is available, and procedures for certifying to the 
Internal Revenue Service that a project meets the requirements of 
section 43(c) of the Internal Revenue Code.
    Current Actions: There are no changes being made to the 
regulations, at this time. Form 8830 was not issued for 2006-2015 
because it did not apply for tax years beginning in those years due to 
the continued high price of crude oil; however it will apply again for 
tax years beginning in 2016. Since oil prices remain low, it is 
possible that the credit will apply for tax years beginning in 2017. 
The changes made to Form 8830, reflect Notice 2016-44. This will 
increase the number of responses by 1,550 and annual burden by 11,067 
hours.
    Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households, and business or other 
for-profit organizations
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,590.
    Estimated Time per Respondent: 7.87 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 12,527.
    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: February 6, 2017.
R. Joseph Durbala,
IRS, Tax Analyst.
[FR Doc. 2017-02802 Filed 2-10-17; 8:45 am]
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