Proposed Collection; Comment Request on Information Collection Tools Relating to Using Omnibus Surveys, 12906-12907 [2017-04327]

Download as PDF 12906 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 43 / Tuesday, March 7, 2017 / Notices 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 24, 2017. Tuawana Pinkston, Supervisory Tax Analyst. [FR Doc. 2017–04334 Filed 3–6–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 13094 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 Form 13094, Recommendation for Juvenile Employment with the Internal Revenue Service. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before May 8, 2017 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Tuawana Pinkston, Internal Revenue Service, Room 6129, 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 Laurie Brimmer at Internal Revenue Service, Room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224, or at (202) 317– 5756, or through the internet at Laurie.E.Brimmer@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Recommendation for Juvenile Employment with the Internal Revenue Service. sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:01 Mar 06, 2017 Jkt 241001 OMB Number: 1545–1746. Form Number: Form 13049. Abstract: The Form ‘‘Recommendation for Juvenile Employment with the Internal Revenue Service’’, is used by 13 Delegated Examining Units and 16 Area Personnel Offices throughout the IRS as a mechanism to screen out questionable applicants when considering juveniles for employment in taxpayers remittance and submission processing functions. 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: Individuals or Households. Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,500. Estimated Time per Respondent: 5 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 208. 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 27, 2017. Tuawana Pinkston, IRS Tax Analyst. [FR Doc. 2017–04336 Filed 3–6–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00125 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request on Information Collection Tools Relating to Using Omnibus Surveys 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 an existing datadriven satisfaction surveys to understand customer opinion. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before May 8, 2017 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Tuawana Pinkston, Internal Revenue Service, Room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224. Please send separate comments for each specific information collection listed below. You must reference the information collection’s title, form number, reporting or record-keeping requirement number, and OMB number (if any) in your comment. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the collection tools should be directed to Laurie Brimmer, Internal Revenue Service, Room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224, or at (202)317–5756, or through the internet at Laurie.E.Brimmer@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Currently, the IRS is seeking comments concerning the following information collection tools, reporting, and record-keeping requirements: Title: Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery. OMB Number: 1545–2255. Form Number: N/A. Abstract: Executive Order 12862 directs Federal agencies to provide service to the public that matches or exceeds the best service available in the private sector. In order to work continuously to ensure that our programs are effective and meet our customers’ needs, The Internal Revenue Service seeks to obtain OMB approval of a generic clearance to collect qualitative SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\07MRN1.SGM 07MRN1 sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 43 / Tuesday, March 7, 2017 / Notices feedback on our service delivery. By qualitative feedback we mean information that provides useful insights on perceptions and opinions, but are not statistical surveys that yield quantitative results that can be generalized to the population of study. Current Actions: There are no changes being made to the Omnibus Survey at this time. Type of Review: Extension without change of currently approved collection. Affected Public: This collection of information is necessary to enable the Agency to garner customer and stakeholder feedback in an efficient, timely manner, in accordance with our commitment to improving service delivery. The information collected from our customers and stakeholders will help ensure that users have an effective, efficient, and satisfying experience with the Agency’s programs. This feedback will provide insights into customer or stakeholder perceptions, experiences and expectations, provide an early warning of issues with service, or focus attention on areas where communication, training or changes in operations might improve delivery of products or services. These collections will allow for ongoing, collaborative and actionable communications between the Agency and its customers and stakeholders. It will also allow feedback to contribute directly to the improvement of program management. Estimated Number of Respondents: 90,000. Estimated Time per Respondent: 3 min. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 4,500. 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; VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:01 Mar 06, 2017 Jkt 241001 (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 27, 2017. Tuawana Pinkston, IRS Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2017–04327 Filed 3–6–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Statements to Recipients of Dividend Payments 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 the statements to recipients of dividend payments. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before May 8, 2017 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Tuawana Pinkston, Internal Revenue 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, at Internal Revenue Service, Room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224, or at (202) 317– 5746, or through the internet at RJoseph.Durbala@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Statements to recipients of dividend payments. OMB Number: 1545–0747. Form Number: 5498. Abstract: Form 5498 is used by trustees and issuers to report SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00126 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 12907 contributions to, and the fair market value of, an individual retirement arrangement (IRA). The information on the form will be used by IRS to verify compliance with the reporting rules under regulation section 1.408–5 and to verify that the participant in the IRA has made the contribution for which he or she is taking a deduction. 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. Estimated Number of Respondents: 25,000 Estimated Number of Responses: 118,858,000. Estimated Time per Respondent: 24 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 48,731,780. 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 28, 2017. R. Joseph Durbala, Tax Analyst, IRS. [FR Doc. 2017–04328 Filed 3–6–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P E:\FR\FM\07MRN1.SGM 07MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 43 (Tuesday, March 7, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Pages 12906-12907]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-04327]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Internal Revenue Service


Proposed Collection; Comment Request on Information Collection 
Tools Relating to Using Omnibus Surveys

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 an existing data-driven satisfaction surveys to 
understand customer opinion.

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before May 8, 2017 to 
be assured of consideration.

ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Tuawana Pinkston, Internal 
Revenue Service, Room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, 
DC 20224. Please send separate comments for each specific information 
collection listed below. You must reference the information 
collection's title, form number, reporting or record-keeping 
requirement number, and OMB number (if any) in your comment.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or 
copies of the collection tools should be directed to Laurie Brimmer, 
Internal Revenue Service, Room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., 
Washington, DC 20224, or at (202)317-5756, or through the internet at 
Laurie.E.Brimmer@irs.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Currently, the IRS is seeking comments 
concerning the following information collection tools, reporting, and 
record-keeping requirements:
    Title: Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service 
Delivery.
    OMB Number: 1545-2255.
    Form Number: N/A.
    Abstract: Executive Order 12862 directs Federal agencies to provide 
service to the public that matches or exceeds the best service 
available in the private sector. In order to work continuously to 
ensure that our programs are effective and meet our customers' needs, 
The Internal Revenue Service seeks to obtain OMB approval of a generic 
clearance to collect qualitative

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feedback on our service delivery. By qualitative feedback we mean 
information that provides useful insights on perceptions and opinions, 
but are not statistical surveys that yield quantitative results that 
can be generalized to the population of study.
    Current Actions: There are no changes being made to the Omnibus 
Survey at this time.
    Type of Review: Extension without change of currently approved 
collection.
    Affected Public: This collection of information is necessary to 
enable the Agency to garner customer and stakeholder feedback in an 
efficient, timely manner, in accordance with our commitment to 
improving service delivery. The information collected from our 
customers and stakeholders will help ensure that users have an 
effective, efficient, and satisfying experience with the Agency's 
programs. This feedback will provide insights into customer or 
stakeholder perceptions, experiences and expectations, provide an early 
warning of issues with service, or focus attention on areas where 
communication, training or changes in operations might improve delivery 
of products or services. These collections will allow for ongoing, 
collaborative and actionable communications between the Agency and its 
customers and stakeholders. It will also allow feedback to contribute 
directly to the improvement of program management.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 90,000.
    Estimated Time per Respondent: 3 min.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 4,500.
    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 27, 2017.
Tuawana Pinkston,
IRS Reports Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2017-04327 Filed 3-6-17; 8:45 am]
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