Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project, 41307-41308 [2017-18333]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 167 / Wednesday, August 30, 2017 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection: Comment Request for Forms 945, 945–A, 945–X and TD 8672 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, Form 945–X Adjusted Annual Return of Withheld Federal Income Tax or Claim for Refund and TD 8672 Reporting of Non-payroll Withheld Tax Liabilities. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before October 30, 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. TD: 8672. mstockstill on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:40 Aug 29, 2017 Jkt 241001 Abstract: This regulation relates to the reporting of non-payroll withheld income taxes under section 6011 of the Internal Revenue Code. The regulations require a person to file Form 945, Annual Return of Withheld Federal Income Tax, only for a calendar year in which the person is required to withhold Federal income tax from nonpayroll payments. Current Actions: There are no changes being made to the forms or regulations 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 00101 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 41307 Approved: August 22, 2017. L. Brimmer, Senior Tax Analyst. [FR Doc. 2017–18332 Filed 8–29–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project 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 long annuity contracts and qualifying longevity annuity contract information. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before October 30, 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 regulations 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: Longevity Annuity Contracts and Qualifying Longevity Annuity Contract Information. OMB Number: 1545–2234. Regulation Project Numbers: TD 9673 and Form 1098–Q. Abstract: This regulation contains rules relating to the purchase of longevity annuity contracts under taxqualified defined contribution plans under section 401(a) of the Internal Revenue Code, section 403(b) plans, individual retirement annuities and accounts (IRAs) under section 408, and eligible governmental section 457 plans. These regulations will provide the public with guidance necessary to comply with the required minimum distribution rules under section 401(a)(9). The information in § 1.401(a)(9)–6, A–17(a)(6), is required in order to notify participants and beneficiaries, plan sponsors, and the IRS that the proposed regulations apply to a SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\30AUN1.SGM 30AUN1 mstockstill on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES 41308 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 167 / Wednesday, August 30, 2017 / Notices contract. The information in the annual statement in § 1.6047–2 is required in order to apply the dollar and percentage limitations in § 1.401(a)(9)–6, A–17(b) and § 1.408–8, Q&A–12(b) and to comply with other requirements of the required minimum distribution rules. Current Actions: There are no changes being made to this existing regulation or Form 1098–Q. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit and not-for-profit institutions and individuals or households. Estimated Number of Responses: 213,966. Estimated Time per Response: 8 min. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 28,529. Estimated number of Recordkeepers: 150. 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: August 22, 2017. L. Brimmer, Senior Tax Analyst. [FR Doc. 2017–18333 Filed 8–29–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:40 Aug 29, 2017 Jkt 241001 DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Multiple TTB Information Collection Requests Departmental Offices, U.S. Department of the Treasury. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Department of the Treasury will submit the following information collection requests to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, on or after the date of publication of this notice. The public is invited to submit comments on these requests. DATES: Comments should be received on or before September 29, 2017 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Send comments regarding the burden estimate, or any other aspect of the information collection, including suggestions for reducing the burden, to (1) Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Attention: Desk Officer for Treasury, New Executive Office Building, Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503, or email at OIRA_Submission@ OMB.EOP.gov and (2) Treasury PRA Clearance Officer, 1750 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Suite 8142, Washington, DC 20220, or email at PRA@treasury.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Copies of the submissions may be obtained from Jennifer Leonard by emailing PRA@treasury.gov, calling (202) 622–0489, or viewing the entire information collection request at www.reginfo.gov. SUMMARY: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) Title: Letterhead Applications and Notices Filed by Brewers, TTB REC 5130/2; and Brewer’s Notice, TTB F 5130.10. OMB Control Number: 1513–0005. Type of Review: Extension without change of a currently approved collection. Abstract: The Internal Revenue Code (IRC) at 26 U.S.C. 5401 requires brewers to file a notice of intent to operate a brewery, containing such information as prescribed by regulation. Under this authority, TTB requires brewery applicants to submit TTB F 5130.10, Brewer’s Notice, which collects information similar to that provided on a permit application and, when approved by TTB, is a brewer’s PO 00000 Frm 00102 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 authorization to operate. The brewer maintains the approved Brewer’s Notice and all associated documents at the brewery premises, in complete and current condition, readily available for inspection by an appropriate TTB officer. TTB regulations promulgated under the authority of the IRC also require that brewers submit letterhead applications or notices to conduct certain activities, such as to use a brewery for purposes other than those specifically authorized (see 26 U.S.C. 5411) or to operate a pilot brewery (see 26 U.S.C. 5417). Letterhead applications and notices are necessary to identify brewery activities so that TTB may ensure that proposed operations will not jeopardize the revenue and will comply with the IRC and the TTB regulations. Form: TTB F 5130.10. Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profits. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 32,092. Title: Application to Establish and Operate Wine Premises, and Wine Bond. OMB Control Number: 1513–0009. Type of Review: Extension without change of a currently approved collection. Abstract: The IRC at 26 U.S.C. 5351 through 5357 provides for the establishment of bonded wine cellars, bonded wineries, and taxpaid wine bottling houses and, to establish such wine premises, these IRC sections require the filing of applications and bonds. Under these authorities, TTB has issued TTB F 5120.25, Application to Establish and Operate Wine Premises, to collect information that TTB uses to determine the qualifications of an applicant applying to establish and operate a new wine premises. Proprietors of established wine premises also use TTB F 5120.25 to report changes to required information such as location and ownership. Unless exempted by the IRC at 26 U.S.C. 5551(d), wine premises respondents use TTB F 5120.36, Wine Bond, to file bond coverage with TTB. The bond may be secured through a surety company or it may be secured with collateral (cash, Treasury Bonds or Treasury Notes). The bond protects the revenue by ensuring adequate assets are available to pay Federal excise tax liabilities. Forms: TTB F 5120.36w, TTB F 5120.36, TTB F 5120.25. Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profits. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 3,345. Title: Brewer’s Bond and Brewer’s Bond Continuation Certificate; Brewer’s E:\FR\FM\30AUN1.SGM 30AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 167 (Wednesday, August 30, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Pages 41307-41308]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-18333]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Internal Revenue Service


Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project

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 long annuity contracts 
and qualifying longevity annuity contract information.

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before October 30, 
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 regulations 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: Longevity Annuity Contracts and Qualifying Longevity Annuity 
Contract Information.
    OMB Number: 1545-2234.
    Regulation Project Numbers: TD 9673 and Form 1098-Q.
    Abstract: This regulation contains rules relating to the purchase 
of longevity annuity contracts under tax-qualified defined contribution 
plans under section 401(a) of the Internal Revenue Code, section 403(b) 
plans, individual retirement annuities and accounts (IRAs) under 
section 408, and eligible governmental section 457 plans. These 
regulations will provide the public with guidance necessary to comply 
with the required minimum distribution rules under section 401(a)(9). 
The information in Sec.  1.401(a)(9)-6, A-17(a)(6), is required in 
order to notify participants and beneficiaries, plan sponsors, and the 
IRS that the proposed regulations apply to a

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contract. The information in the annual statement in Sec.  1.6047-2 is 
required in order to apply the dollar and percentage limitations in 
Sec.  1.401(a)(9)-6, A-17(b) and Sec.  1.408-8, Q&A-12(b) and to comply 
with other requirements of the required minimum distribution rules.
    Current Actions: There are no changes being made to this existing 
regulation or Form 1098-Q.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit and not-for-profit 
institutions and individuals or households.
    Estimated Number of Responses: 213,966.
    Estimated Time per Response: 8 min.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 28,529.
    Estimated number of Recordkeepers: 150.
    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: August 22, 2017.
L. Brimmer,
Senior Tax Analyst.
[FR Doc. 2017-18333 Filed 8-29-17; 8:45 am]
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