Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request Relating to CPEO Forms, 39156-39157 [2017-17364]

Download as PDF 39156 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 158 / Thursday, August 17, 2017 / Notices concerning these communities. ACT members present the interested public’s observations about current or proposed IRS policies, programs and procedures, as well as suggest improvements. The Secretary of the Treasury will appoint ACT members, who will serve threeyear terms. ACT members will not be paid for their time or services. ACT members will be reimbursed for their travel-related expenses to attend working sessions and public meetings, in accordance with 5 U.S.C. 5703. The Secretary of the Treasury invites those individuals, organizations and groups affiliated with employee plans, exempt organizations, tax-exempt bonds, and federal, state, local and Indian tribal governments to nominate individuals for membership on the ACT. Nominations should describe and document the proposed member’s qualifications for ACT membership, including the nominee’s past or current affiliations and dealings with the particular community or segment of the community that he or she would represent (such as, employee plans). Nominations should also specify the vacancy for which they wish to be considered. The Department of the Treasury seeks a diverse group of members representing a broad spectrum of persons experienced in employee plans, exempt organizations, tax-exempt bonds, and federal, state, local and Indian tribal governments. Nominees must go through a clearance process before selection by the Department of the Treasury. In accordance with Department of the Treasury Directive 21–03, the clearance process includes, among other things, pre-appointment and annual tax checks, and an FBI criminal and subversive name check, fingerprint check and security clearance. Mark F. O’Donnell, Designated Federal Officer, Tax Exempt and Government Entities Division, Internal Revenue Service. [FR Doc. 2017–17365 Filed 8–16–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES Internal Revenue Service Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request Relating to CPEO Forms Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. AGENCY: Notice and request for comments. ACTION: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:44 Aug 16, 2017 Jkt 241001 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 proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning Form 14737, Request for Voluntary IRS Certification of a Professional Employer Organization (Application), Form 14737–A, CPEO Responsible Individual Personal Attestation, Form 14751 Certified Professional Employer Organization Surety Bond, Form 8973, Certified Professional Employer Organization/ Customer Reporting Agreement. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before October 16, 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. 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. To obtain additional information, or copies of the information collection and instructions, or copies of any comments received, contact 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: Currently, the IRS is seeking comments concerning the following forms, and reporting and record-keeping requirements: SUMMARY: Certified Professional Employer Organization (CPEO) OMB Number: 1545–2266. Form Numbers: 14737 and 14737–A, 14751, and 8973. Abstract: Section 206 of the Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act passed Dec. 19, 2014) created the Certified Professional Employer Organization (CPEO) designation. The application, attestation and supporting information will be used by IRS to qualify professional employer organizations to become and remain a Certified Professional Employer Organization, which entitles them to certain tax benefits. This certification is renewed annually and the CPEO will submit annual and quarterly financial statements in addition to supporting documentation. Responsible individuals PO 00000 Frm 00054 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 will submit annual attestation forms and fingerprint cards. Form 14737, Request for Voluntary IRS Certification of a Professional Employer Organization (Application), Form 14737–A, CPEO Responsible Individual Personal Attestation, Form 14751, Certified Professional Employer Organization Surety Bond, and Form 8973, Certified Professional Employer Organization/ Customer Reporting Agreement, will only be used by program applicants and related responsible individuals. Current Actions: There are no changes in the paperwork burden previously approved by OMB. This form is being submitted for renewal purposes only. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations & individuals. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,725. Estimated Time per Respondent: 52.66 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 90,830. 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 our request for Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval of the relevant information collection. All comments will become a matter of public record. Please do not include any confidential or inappropriate material in your comments. We invite comments on: (a) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the agency’s functions, including whether the information has 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 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, E:\FR\FM\17AUN1.SGM 17AUN1 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 158 / Thursday, August 17, 2017 / Notices maintenance, and purchase of services to provide the requested information. DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Approved: August 8, 2017. L. Brimmer, Senior Tax Analyst. 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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 158 (Thursday, August 17, 2017)]
[Notices]
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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Internal Revenue Service


Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request Relating to CPEO 
Forms

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 
proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the 
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. Currently, the IRS is soliciting 
comments concerning Form 14737, Request for Voluntary IRS Certification 
of a Professional Employer Organization (Application), Form 14737-A, 
CPEO Responsible Individual Personal Attestation, Form 14751 Certified 
Professional Employer Organization Surety Bond, Form 8973, Certified 
Professional Employer Organization/Customer Reporting Agreement.

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before October 16, 
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. 
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. To obtain additional information, or 
copies of the information collection and instructions, or copies of any 
comments received, contact 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: Currently, the IRS is seeking comments 
concerning the following forms, and reporting and record-keeping 
requirements:

Certified Professional Employer Organization (CPEO)

    OMB Number: 1545-2266.
    Form Numbers: 14737 and 14737-A, 14751, and 8973.
    Abstract: Section 206 of the Achieving a Better Life Experience 
(ABLE) Act passed Dec. 19, 2014) created the Certified Professional 
Employer Organization (CPEO) designation. The application, attestation 
and supporting information will be used by IRS to qualify professional 
employer organizations to become and remain a Certified Professional 
Employer Organization, which entitles them to certain tax benefits. 
This certification is renewed annually and the CPEO will submit annual 
and quarterly financial statements in addition to supporting 
documentation. Responsible individuals will submit annual attestation 
forms and fingerprint cards. Form 14737, Request for Voluntary IRS 
Certification of a Professional Employer Organization (Application), 
Form 14737-A, CPEO Responsible Individual Personal Attestation, Form 
14751, Certified Professional Employer Organization Surety Bond, and 
Form 8973, Certified Professional Employer Organization/Customer 
Reporting Agreement, will only be used by program applicants and 
related responsible individuals.
    Current Actions: There are no changes in the paperwork burden 
previously approved by OMB. This form is being submitted for renewal 
purposes only.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit organizations & 
individuals.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,725.
    Estimated Time per Respondent: 52.66 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 90,830.
    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 our request for Office of 
Management and Budget (OMB) approval of the relevant information 
collection. All comments will become a matter of public record. Please 
do not include any confidential or inappropriate material in your 
comments.
    We invite comments on: (a) Whether the collection of information is 
necessary for the proper performance of the agency's functions, 
including whether the information has 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 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,

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maintenance, and purchase of services to provide the requested 
information.

    Approved: August 8, 2017.
L. Brimmer,
Senior Tax Analyst.
[FR Doc. 2017-17364 Filed 8-16-17; 8:45 am]
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