Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Employer's Quarterly Federal Tax Returns and Schedules for Forms 941, 941-PR, 941-SS, 941-X, 941-X (PR), Schedule B (Form 941), Schedule R (Form 941), Schedule B (Form 941-PR) and Form 8974, 21455-21456 [2017-09266]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 87 / Monday, May 8, 2017 / Notices Constitution Ave. NW.; SE:T:GESS:CL– NCA 676; Washington, DC 20224. Email address: tege.advisory.comm@irs.gov. Telephone: 202–317–8632 (not a toll free number). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: By notice herein given, pursuant to section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. (1988), a public meeting of the ACT will be held on Wednesday, June 7, 2017, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., at the Internal Revenue Service; 1111 Constitution Ave. NW.; Room 3313; Washington, DC. Issues to be discussed relate to Employee Plans, Exempt Organizations and Government Entities. Reports from three ACT subgroups cover the following topics: • FICA Replacement Plans; Recommendations Regarding FICA Replacement Plan Requirements. • Future of the Advisory Committee on Tax Exempt and Government Entities; Recommendations Regarding Changes Made to the ACT • Online Accounts; Recommendations Regarding Expansion of Online Accounts for Tax Exempt Entities. Last minute agenda changes may preclude advance notice. Due to limited seating and security requirements, attendees need to email attendance request to tege.advisory.comm@irs.gov by May 31, 2017. Attendees are encouraged to arrive at least 30 minutes before the meeting begins to allow sufficient time for security clearance. Photo identification must be presented. Please use the main entrance at 1111 Constitution Ave. NW. to enter the building. Should you wish the ACT to consider a written statement, please write to: Internal Revenue Service; 1111 Constitution Ave. NW.; SE:T:GESS:CL– NCA 676, Washington, DC 20224, or email tege.advisory.comm@irs.gov. Dated: April 26, 2017. Mark F. O’Donnell, Designated Federal Officer, Tax Exempt and Government Entities Division, Internal Revenue Service. [FR Doc. 2017–09273 Filed 5–5–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P An open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Special Projects Committee will be conducted. The Taxpayer Advocacy Panel is soliciting public comments, ideas, and suggestions on improving customer service at the Internal Revenue Service. DATES: The meeting will be held Tuesday, June 13, 2017. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Matthew O’Sullivan at 1–888–912–1227 or (510) 907–5274. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given pursuant to Section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. (1988) that a meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Special Projects Committee will be held Tuesday, June 13, 2017, at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time via teleconference. The public is invited to make oral comments or submit written statements for consideration. Due to limited conference lines, notification of intent to participate must be made with Matthew O’Sullivan. For more information please contact Matthew O’Sullivan at 1–888–912–1227 or (510) 907–5274, or write TAP Office, 1301 Clay Street, Oakland, CA 94612–5217 or contact us at the Web site: http:// www.improveirs.org. The agenda will include various IRS issues. The agenda will include a discussion on various special topics with IRS processes. SUMMARY: Dated: May 1, 2017. Javier Hernandez, Acting Director, Taxpayer Advocacy Panel. [FR Doc. 2017–09275 Filed 5–5–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Employer’s Quarterly Federal Tax Returns and Schedules for Forms 941, 941–PR, 941–SS, 941–X, 941–X (PR), Schedule B (Form 941), Schedule R (Form 941), Schedule B (Form 941–PR) and Form 8974 Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice of meeting. AGENCY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:27 May 05, 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 SUMMARY: Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Special Projects Committee PO 00000 Frm 00092 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 21455 Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning Forms 941 (Employer’s Quarterly Federal Tax Return), 941–PR (Planilla Para La Declaracion Trimestral Del PatronoLaContribucion Federal Al Seguro Social Y Al Seguro Medicare), 941–SS (Employer’s Quarterly Federal Tax Return-American Samoa, Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, and the U.S. Virgin Islands), 941–X, Adjusted Employer’s Quarterly Federal Tax Return or Claim for Refund, 941–X(PR), Ajuste a la Declaracion Federal Trimestral del Patrono o Reclamacion de Reembolso, Schedule R, Allocation Schedule for Aggregated Form 941 Filers, Schedule B (Form 941) (Employer’s Record of Federal Tax Liability), Schedule B (Form 941–PR) (Registro Suplementario De La Obligacion Contributiva Federal Del Patrono), and Form 8974 Qualified Small Business Payroll Tax Credit for Increasing Research Activities. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before July 7, 2017 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Laurie Brimmer, Internal Revenue Service, Room 6526, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224. Requests for additional information or copies of the form and instructions should be directed to Ralph Terry, at Internal Revenue Service, Room 6526, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224, or through the internet at Ralph.M.Terry@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Employer’s Quarterly Federal Tax Return. OMB Number: 1545–0029. Form Numbers: 941, 941–PR, 941–SS, 941–X, 941–X(PR), Schedule R (Form 941), Schedule B (Form 941), Schedule B (Form 941–PR), and Form 8974. Abstract: Form 941 is used by employers to report payments made to employees subject to income and social security/Medicare taxes and the amounts of these taxes. Form 941–PR is used by employers in Puerto Rico to report social security and Medicare taxes only. Form 941–SS is used by employers in the U.S. possessions to report social security and Medicare taxes only. Schedule B is used by employers to record their employment tax liability. Current Actions: There are changes being made to the burden previously approved by OMB, Form 8874 and its burden was added to the collection. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. E:\FR\FM\08MYN1.SGM 08MYN1 21456 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 87 / Monday, May 8, 2017 / Notices Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations and individuals, individuals or households, not-for-profit institutions, Federal government, and state, local or tribal governments. Estimated Number of Responses: 37,830,463. Estimated Time per Respondent: 10.265 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 388,311,964. 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. SUMMARY: Approved: May 2, 2017. Laurie Brimmer, Senior Tax Analyst. Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 4952 asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Taxpayer Communications Project Committee Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice of meeting. Jkt 241001 BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service 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 SUMMARY: Internal Revenue Service 18:27 May 05, 2017 [FR Doc. 2017–09256 Filed 5–5–17; 8:45 am] Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. BILLING CODE 4830–01–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 Dated: May 1, 2017. Javier Hernandez, Acting Director, Taxpayer Advocacy Panel. AGENCY: [FR Doc. 2017–09266 Filed 5–5–17; 8:45 am] AGENCY: An open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Taxpayer Communications Project Committee will be conducted. The Taxpayer Advocacy Panel is soliciting public comments, ideas, and suggestions on improving customer service at the Internal Revenue Service. DATES: The meeting will be held Thursday, June 1, 2017. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Antoinette Ross at 1–888–912–1227 or (202) 317–4110. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given pursuant to Section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. (1988) that an open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Taxpayer Communications Project Committee will be held Thursday, June 1, 2017, at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time via teleconference. The public is invited to make oral comments or submit written statements for consideration. Due to limited conference lines, notification of intent to participate must be made with Antoinette Ross. For more information please contact: Antoinette Ross at 1– 888–912–1227 or (202) 317–4110, or write TAP Office, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Room 1509- National Office, Washington, DC 20224, or contact us at the Web site: http:// www.improveirs.org. The committee will be discussing various issues related to Taxpayer Communications and public input is welcome. PO 00000 Frm 00093 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 comments concerning Form 4952, Investment Interest Expense Deduction. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before July 7, 2017 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Laurie Brimmer, Internal Revenue Service, Room 6526, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224. 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 at or through the internet at Lanita.VanDyke@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Investment Interest Expense Deduction. OMB Number: 1545–0191. Form Number: Form 4952. Abstract: Interest expense paid by an individual, estate, or trust on a loan allocable to property held for investment may not be fully deductible in the current year. Form 4952 is used to compute the amount of investment interest expense deductible for the current year and the amount, if any, to carry forward to future years. 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 and business or other forprofit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 137,064. Estimated Time per Respondent: 1 hour, 30 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 205,596. 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. 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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Internal Revenue Service


Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Employer's Quarterly 
Federal Tax Returns and Schedules for Forms 941, 941-PR, 941-SS, 941-X, 
941-X (PR), Schedule B (Form 941), Schedule R (Form 941), Schedule B 
(Form 941-PR) and Form 8974

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 Forms 941 (Employer's Quarterly Federal Tax 
Return), 941-PR (Planilla Para La Declaracion Trimestral Del Patrono-
LaContribucion Federal Al Seguro Social Y Al Seguro Medicare), 941-SS 
(Employer's Quarterly Federal Tax Return-American Samoa, Guam, the 
Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, and the U.S. Virgin 
Islands), 941-X, Adjusted Employer's Quarterly Federal Tax Return or 
Claim for Refund, 941-X(PR), Ajuste a la Declaracion Federal Trimestral 
del Patrono o Reclamacion de Reembolso, Schedule R, Allocation Schedule 
for Aggregated Form 941 Filers, Schedule B (Form 941) (Employer's 
Record of Federal Tax Liability), Schedule B (Form 941-PR) (Registro 
Suplementario De La Obligacion Contributiva Federal Del Patrono), and 
Form 8974 Qualified Small Business Payroll Tax Credit for Increasing 
Research Activities.

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before July 7, 2017 to 
be assured of consideration.

ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Laurie Brimmer, Internal 
Revenue Service, Room 6526, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, 
DC 20224. Requests for additional information or copies of the form and 
instructions should be directed to Ralph Terry, at Internal Revenue 
Service, Room 6526, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224, 
or through the internet at Ralph.M.Terry@irs.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Title: Employer's Quarterly Federal Tax Return.
    OMB Number: 1545-0029.
    Form Numbers: 941, 941-PR, 941-SS, 941-X, 941-X(PR), Schedule R 
(Form 941), Schedule B (Form 941), Schedule B (Form 941-PR), and Form 
8974.
    Abstract: Form 941 is used by employers to report payments made to 
employees subject to income and social security/Medicare taxes and the 
amounts of these taxes. Form 941-PR is used by employers in Puerto Rico 
to report social security and Medicare taxes only. Form 941-SS is used 
by employers in the U.S. possessions to report social security and 
Medicare taxes only. Schedule B is used by employers to record their 
employment tax liability.
    Current Actions: There are changes being made to the burden 
previously approved by OMB, Form 8874 and its burden was added to the 
collection.
    Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection.

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    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit organizations and 
individuals, individuals or households, not-for-profit institutions, 
Federal government, and state, local or tribal governments.
    Estimated Number of Responses: 37,830,463.
    Estimated Time per Respondent: 10.265 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 388,311,964.
    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: May 2, 2017.
Laurie Brimmer,
Senior Tax Analyst.
[FR Doc. 2017-09266 Filed 5-5-17; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4830-01-P