Proposed Collection: Comment Request for Forms 945, 945-A, and, 945-X, 33946 [2017-15307]

Download as PDF 33946 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 139 / Friday, July 21, 2017 / Notices Approved: July 14, 2017. L. Brimmer, Senior Tax Analyst. [FR Doc. 2017–15306 Filed 7–20–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection: Comment Request for Forms 945, 945–A, and, 945–X Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: The Internal Revenue Service, 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 information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The IRS is soliciting comments concerning Form 945 Annual Return of Withheld Federal Income Tax, Form 945–A Annual Record of Federal Tax Liability, and Form 945–X Adjusted Annual Return of Withheld Federal Income Tax or Claim for Refund. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before September 19, 2017 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to L. Brimmer, Internal Revenue Service, Room 6526, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224. Requests for additional information or copies of the forms and instructions should be directed to Sara Covington, at Internal Revenue Service, Room 6526, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224, or through the internet at Sara.L.Covington@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Annual Return of Withheld Federal Income Tax. OMB Number: 1545–1430. Form Number: 945. Abstract: Form 945 is used to report income tax withholding on non payroll payments including backup withholding and withholding on pensions, annuities, IRAs, military retirement and gambling winnings. Form Number: 945–A. Abstract: Form 945–A is used by employers who deposit non-payroll income tax withheld (such as from pensions and gambling) on a semiweekly schedule, or whose tax liability on any day is $100,000 or more, use Form 945–A with Form 945 or CT– 1 to report their tax liability. sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:50 Jul 20, 2017 Jkt 241001 Form Number: 945–X. Abstract: Form 945–X is used to correct errors made on Form 945, Annual Return of Withheld Federal Income Tax. Current Actions: There are no changes being made to the forms approved under this collection. However, changes to the estimated number of filers (236,818 to 220,851), will result in a total burden decrease of 110,013 (1,619,603 to 1,509,590). Type of Review: Revision of a current OMB approval. Affected Public: Business, or other for-profit organizations, individuals, or households, not-for-profit institutions, farms, and, Federal, state, local, or tribal governments. Estimated Number of Respondents: 220,851. Estimated Time per Respondent: 6 hrs., 50 min. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,509,590. 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. PO 00000 Frm 00083 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Approved: July 13, 2017. L. Brimmer, Senior Tax Analyst. [FR Doc. 2017–15307 Filed 7–20–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Solicitation of Nominations for Appointment to the VA Prevention of Fraud, Waste, and Abuse Advisory Committee ACTION: Notice, amended. The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is seeking nominations of qualified candidates to be considered for appointment to the VA Prevention of Fraud, Waste, and Abuse Advisor Committee (herein-after in this section referred to as ‘‘the Committee’’). DATES: Nominations for membership on the Committee must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. EST on July 24, 2017. ADDRESSES: All nominations should be sent electronically to the Advisory Committee Management Office mailbox at vaadvisorycmte@va.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Gregory Woskow, Designated Federal Officer, Office of Finance, Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., (047), Washington, DC 20420, telephone (720) 471–1235. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In carrying out the duties set forth, the activities of the Committee include, but are not limited to: (1) Identifying best practices and lessons learned from private industry and other Federal agencies that VA can leverage to maximize the effectiveness and efficiency of Department-wide activities to detect and prevent fraud, waste, and abuse in VA programs at significant risk; (2) Providing advice on leveraging cutting-edge fraud detection and prevention tools and technologies used by other Federal agencies and private industry, including the identification of ways to utilize such tools in the shortterm, as well as in the future, given VA’s current Financial Management Business Transformation break-thru initiative; and (3) Providing advice on leveraging partnerships and experience to assist in maximizing the efficiency and effectiveness of VA’s ‘‘Seek to Prevent Fraud, Waste, and Abuse (STOP FWA)’’ initiative, which is designed to increase activities that prevent fraud, waste, and abuse and to reduce improper payments. 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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 139 (Friday, July 21, 2017)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-15307]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Internal Revenue Service


Proposed Collection: Comment Request for Forms 945, 945-A, and, 
945-X

AGENCY: Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: The Internal Revenue Service, 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 
information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 
1995. The IRS is soliciting comments concerning Form 945 Annual Return 
of Withheld Federal Income Tax, Form 945-A Annual Record of Federal Tax 
Liability, and Form 945-X Adjusted Annual Return of Withheld Federal 
Income Tax or Claim for Refund.

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before September 19, 
2017 to be assured of consideration.

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

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Title: Annual Return of Withheld Federal Income Tax.
    OMB Number: 1545-1430.
    Form Number: 945.
    Abstract: Form 945 is used to report income tax withholding on non 
payroll payments including backup withholding and withholding on 
pensions, annuities, IRAs, military retirement and gambling winnings.
    Form Number: 945-A.
    Abstract: Form 945-A is used by employers who deposit non-payroll 
income tax withheld (such as from pensions and gambling) on a 
semiweekly schedule, or whose tax liability on any day is $100,000 or 
more, use Form 945-A with Form 945 or CT-1 to report their tax 
liability.
    Form Number: 945-X.
    Abstract: Form 945-X is used to correct errors made on Form 945, 
Annual Return of Withheld Federal Income Tax.
    Current Actions: There are no changes being made to the forms 
approved under this collection. However, changes to the estimated 
number of filers (236,818 to 220,851), will result in a total burden 
decrease of 110,013 (1,619,603 to 1,509,590).
    Type of Review: Revision of a current OMB approval.
    Affected Public: Business, or other for-profit organizations, 
individuals, or households, not-for-profit institutions, farms, and, 
Federal, state, local, or tribal governments.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 220,851.
    Estimated Time per Respondent: 6 hrs., 50 min.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,509,590.
    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: July 13, 2017.
L. Brimmer,
Senior Tax Analyst.
[FR Doc. 2017-15307 Filed 7-20-17; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4830-01-P