Request for Applications for the IRS Advisory Committee on Tax Exempt and Government Entities, 39155-39156 [2017-17365]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 158 / Thursday, August 17, 2017 / Notices Nationals and Blocked Persons List based on OFAC’s determination that one or more applicable legal criteria were satisfied. All property and interests in property subject to U.S. jurisdiction of these persons are blocked, and U.S. persons are generally prohibited from engaging in transactions with them. DATES: OFAC’s actions described in this notice were applicable on July 28, 2017, as further specified below. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: OFAC: Greg Gatjanis, Associate Director for Global Targeting, tel.: 202–622–2420; Assistant Director for Sanctions Compliance & Evaluation, tel.: 202–622– 2490; Assistant Director for Licensing, tel.: 202–622–2480; Assistant Director for Regulatory Affairs, tel. 202–622– 4855; or the Department of the Treasury’s Office of the General Counsel: Office of the Chief Counsel (Foreign Assets Control), tel.: 202–622– 2410. 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Designated pursuant to section l(a)(iv) of E.O. 13382 for being owned or controlled by SHAHID HEMMAT INDUSTRIAL GROUP, a person whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to E.O. 13382. 4. SHAHID KARIMI INDUSTRIES, Iran; Additional Sanctions Information—Subject to Secondary Sanctions [NPWMD] [IFSR] (Linked To: SHAHID HEMMAT INDUSTRIAL GROUP). Designated pursuant to section l(a)(iv) of E.O. 13382 for being owned or controlled by SHAHID HEMMAT INDUSTRIAL GROUP, a person whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to E.O. 13382. 5. SHAHID RASTEGAR INDUSTRIES, Iran; Additional Sanctions Information—Subject to Secondary Sanctions [NPWMD] [IFSR] (Linked To: SHAHID HEMMAT INDUSTRIAL GROUP). Designated pursuant to section l(a)(iv) of E.O. 13382 for being owned or controlled by SHAHID HEMMAT INDUSTRIAL GROUP, a person whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to E.O. 13382. 6. SHAHID VARAMINI INDUSTRIES, Iran; Additional Sanctions Information—Subject to Secondary Sanctions [NPWMD] [IFSR] (Linked To: SHAHID HEMMAT INDUSTRIAL GROUP). Designated pursuant to section l(a)(iv) of E.O. 13382 for being owned or controlled by SHAHID HEMMAT INDUSTRIAL GROUP, a person whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to E.O. 13382. Dated: August 7, 2017. Andrea M. Gacki, Acting Director, Office of Foreign Assets Control. [FR Doc. 2017–16912 Filed 8–16–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–AL–P PO 00000 Frm 00053 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 39155 DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Request for Applications for the IRS Advisory Committee on Tax Exempt and Government Entities Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Tax Exempt and Government Entities Division, Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for applicants or nominations. AGENCY: The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is requesting applications for membership to serve on the Advisory Committee on Tax Exempt and Government Entities (ACT). Applications will be accepted for the following vacancies that will occur in June 2018: Two (2) Employee Plans (with additional experience in federal, state and local governments preferred); one (1) Exempt Organizations (with additional experience in tax-exempt bonds preferred); and one (1) Tax Exempt Bonds (with additional experience in exempt organizations preferred). To ensure an appropriate balance of membership, final selection from qualified candidates will be determined based on experience, qualifications and other expertise. DATES: Written applications or nominations must be received on or before September 18, 2017. ADDRESSES: Submit all applications and nominations to tege.advisory.comm@ irs.gov or Fax at 888–269–7419. Application: Applicants must use the ACT Application Form (Form 12399–C) on the IRS Web site (IRS.gov). Applications should describe and document the proposed member’s qualifications for membership on the ACT. Applications should also specify the vacancy for which they wish to be considered. Incomplete applications will not be processed. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mark O’Donnell, 202–317–8632, Mark.F.ODonnell@irs.gov. SUMMARY: The Advisory Committee on Tax Exempt and Government Entities (ACT), governed by the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92–463, is an organized public forum for discussion of relevant employee plans, exempt organizations, tax-exempt bonds, and federal, state, local and Indian tribal government issues between officials of the IRS and representatives of the above communities. The ACT enables the IRS to receive regular input with respect to the development and implementation of IRS policy SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\17AUN1.SGM 17AUN1 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

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 158 (Thursday, August 17, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Pages 39155-39156]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-17365]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Internal Revenue Service


Request for Applications for the IRS Advisory Committee on Tax 
Exempt and Government Entities

AGENCY: Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Tax Exempt and Government 
Entities Division, Treasury.

ACTION: Notice and request for applicants or nominations.

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SUMMARY: The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is requesting applications 
for membership to serve on the Advisory Committee on Tax Exempt and 
Government Entities (ACT). Applications will be accepted for the 
following vacancies that will occur in June 2018: Two (2) Employee 
Plans (with additional experience in federal, state and local 
governments preferred); one (1) Exempt Organizations (with additional 
experience in tax-exempt bonds preferred); and one (1) Tax Exempt Bonds 
(with additional experience in exempt organizations preferred). To 
ensure an appropriate balance of membership, final selection from 
qualified candidates will be determined based on experience, 
qualifications and other expertise.

DATES: Written applications or nominations must be received on or 
before September 18, 2017.

ADDRESSES: Submit all applications and nominations to 
tege.advisory.comm@irs.gov or Fax at 888-269-7419.
    Application: Applicants must use the ACT Application Form (Form 
12399-C) on the IRS Web site (IRS.gov). Applications should describe 
and document the proposed member's qualifications for membership on the 
ACT. Applications should also specify the vacancy for which they wish 
to be considered. Incomplete applications will not be processed.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mark O'Donnell, 202-317-8632, 
Mark.F.ODonnell@irs.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Advisory Committee on Tax Exempt and 
Government Entities (ACT), governed by the Federal Advisory Committee 
Act, Public Law 92-463, is an organized public forum for discussion of 
relevant employee plans, exempt organizations, tax-exempt bonds, and 
federal, state, local and Indian tribal government issues between 
officials of the IRS and representatives of the above communities. The 
ACT enables the IRS to receive regular input with respect to the 
development and implementation of IRS policy

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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 three-year 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]
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