Agency Information Collection Activity: Report of Medical, Legal, and Other Expenses Incident to Recovery for Injury or Death, 47608-47609 [2017-22056]

Download as PDF asabaliauskas on DSKBBXCHB2PROD with NOTICES 47608 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 196 / Thursday, October 12, 2017 / Notices comments concerning Electronic Filing of Form W–4. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before December 11, 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, LaNita Van Dyke, or at Internal Revenue Service, Room 6526, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224, or through the internet, at LanitaVanDyke@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Electronic Filing of Form W–4. OMB Number: 1545–1435. Regulation Project Number: T.D. 8706 Abstract: Information is required by the Internal Revenue Service to verify compliance with regulation section 31.3402(f)(2)–1(g)(1), which requires submission to the Service of certain withholding exemption certificates. The affected respondents are employers that choose to make electronic filing of Forms W–4 available to their employees. Current Actions: There is no change to this existing regulation. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations, not for-profit institutions, and Federal, state, local or tribal governments. Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,000. Estimated Time per Respondent: 20 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 40,000. 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 22:35 Oct 11, 2017 Jkt 244001 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: October 4, 2017. L. Brimmer, Senior Tax Analyst. 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Interested members of the public may either attend the meeting in person or dial in to listen to the meeting at (866) 564–9287/Access Code: 62956028. Interested persons should call the CCAC HOTLINE at (202) 354–7502 for the latest update on meeting time and room location. Any member of the public interested in submitting matters for the CCAC’s consideration is invited to submit them by fax to the following number: 202– 756–6525. In accordance with 31 U.S.C. 5135, the CCAC: b Advises the Secretary of the Treasury on any theme or design proposals relating to circulating coinage, bullion coinage, Congressional Gold Medals, and national and other medals. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00163 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 b Advises the Secretary of the Treasury with regard to the events, persons, or places to be commemorated by the issuance of commemorative coins in each of the five calendar years succeeding the year in which a commemorative coin designation is made. b Makes recommendations with respect to the mintage level for any commemorative coin recommended. Members of the public interested in attending the meeting in person will be admitted into the meeting room on a first-come, first-serve basis as space is limited. Conference Room A&B can accommodate up to 50 members of the public at any one time. In addition, all persons entering a United States Mint facility must adhere to building security protocol. This means they must consent to the search of their persons and objects in their possession while on government grounds and when they enter and leave the facility, and are prohibited from bringing into the facility weapons of any type, illegal drugs, drug paraphernalia, or contraband. The United States Mint Police Officer conducting the screening will evaluate whether an item may enter into or exit from a facility based upon federal law, Treasury policy, United States Mint Policy, and local operating procedure; and all prohibited and unauthorized items will be subject to confiscation and disposal. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Betty Birdsong, Acting United States Mint Liaison to the CCAC; 801 9th Street NW.; Washington, DC 20220; or call 202–354–7200. Authority: 31 U.S.C. 5135(b)(8)(C). Dated: October 5, 2017. Jean Gentry, Chief Counsel, United States Mint. [FR Doc. 2017–22013 Filed 10–11–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0545] Agency Information Collection Activity: Report of Medical, Legal, and Other Expenses Incident to Recovery for Injury or Death Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Veteran’s Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\12OCN1.SGM 12OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 196 / Thursday, October 12, 2017 / Notices asabaliauskas on DSKBBXCHB2PROD with NOTICES Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before December 11, 2017. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at www.Regulations.gov or to Nancy Kessinger, Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420 or email to nancy.kessinger@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0545’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through FDMS. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cynthia Harvey-Pryor at (202) 461– 5870. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA of 1995, Federal agencies must VerDate Sep<11>2014 22:35 Oct 11, 2017 Jkt 244001 obtain approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for each collection of information they conduct or sponsor. This request for comment is being made pursuant to Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA. With respect to the following collection of information, VBA invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of VBA’s functions, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of VBA’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or the use of other forms of information technology. Authority: 38 U.S.C. 1503. Title: Report of Medical, Legal, and Other Expenses Incident to Recovery for Injury or Death (VA Form 21P–8416b). OMB Control Number: 2900–0545. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: Information is requested by this form under the authority of 38 U.S.C. 1503. Regulatory authority is found in 38 CFR 3.262, 3.271, and 3.272. A claimant’s eligibility for PO 00000 Frm 00164 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 47609 pension is determined, in part, by countable family income and certain deductible expenses. VBA uses VA Form 21P–8416b to gather information that is necessary to determine eligibility for income-based benefits and the rate payable. When a claimant is awarded compensation by another entity or government agency based on personal injury or death, the compensation is usually countable income for VA purposes (38 CFR 3.262(i)). However, medical, legal or other expenses incident to the injury or death, or incident to the collection or recovery of the compensation, may be deducted from the amount of the award or settlement (38 CFR 3.271(g) and 3.272(g)). Affected Public: Individuals and households. Estimated Annual Burden: 1,125 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 45 minutes. Frequency of Response: Once. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,500. By direction of the Secretary. Cynthia Harvey-Pryor, Department Clearance Officer, Office of Quality, Privacy and Risk, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2017–22056 Filed 10–11–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P E:\FR\FM\12OCN1.SGM 12OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0545]


Agency Information Collection Activity: Report of Medical, Legal, 
and Other Expenses Incident to Recovery for Injury or Death

AGENCY: Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans 
Affairs.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: Veteran's Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of

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Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment 
on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under 
the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are 
required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each 
proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension 
of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public 
comment in response to the notice.

DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection 
of information should be received on or before December 11, 2017.

ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information 
through Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at www.Regulations.gov 
or to Nancy Kessinger, Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of 
Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420 or email 
to nancy.kessinger@va.gov. Please refer to ``OMB Control No. 2900-
0545'' in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may 
be viewed online through FDMS.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cynthia Harvey-Pryor at (202) 461-
5870.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA of 1995, Federal agencies must 
obtain approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for each 
collection of information they conduct or sponsor. This request for 
comment is being made pursuant to Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA.
    With respect to the following collection of information, VBA 
invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information 
is necessary for the proper performance of VBA's functions, including 
whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy 
of VBA's estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of 
information; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of 
the information to be collected; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of 
the collection of information on respondents, including through the use 
of automated collection techniques or the use of other forms of 
information technology.
    Authority: 38 U.S.C. 1503.
    Title: Report of Medical, Legal, and Other Expenses Incident to 
Recovery for Injury or Death (VA Form 21P-8416b).
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0545.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: Information is requested by this form under the authority 
of 38 U.S.C. 1503. Regulatory authority is found in 38 CFR 3.262, 
3.271, and 3.272. A claimant's eligibility for pension is determined, 
in part, by countable family income and certain deductible expenses.
    VBA uses VA Form 21P-8416b to gather information that is necessary 
to determine eligibility for income-based benefits and the rate 
payable. When a claimant is awarded compensation by another entity or 
government agency based on personal injury or death, the compensation 
is usually countable income for VA purposes (38 CFR 3.262(i)). However, 
medical, legal or other expenses incident to the injury or death, or 
incident to the collection or recovery of the compensation, may be 
deducted from the amount of the award or settlement (38 CFR 3.271(g) 
and 3.272(g)).
    Affected Public: Individuals and households.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 1,125 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 45 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: Once.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,500.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Cynthia Harvey-Pryor,
Department Clearance Officer, Office of Quality, Privacy and Risk, 
Department of Veterans Affairs.
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