Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project, 47607-47608 [2017-22078]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 196 / Thursday, October 12, 2017 / Notices Type of Review: Extension of currently approved collection. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations and individuals. Estimated Number of Responses: 2,250. Estimated Time per Respondent: 12 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 450. 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: October 4, 2017. L. Brimmer, Senior Tax Analyst. [FR Doc. 2017–22087 Filed 10–11–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P asabaliauskas on DSKBBXCHB2PROD with NOTICES DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service [REG–125592–10] RIN 1545–BJ63 Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. AGENCY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 22:35 Oct 11, 2017 Jkt 244001 Notice and request for comments. ACTION: 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 the Interim Final Rules, Affordable Care Act Internal Claims and Appeals and External review Disclosures. 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 Lanita.VanDyke@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Affordable Care Act Internal Claims and Appeals and External Review Disclosures. OMB Number: 1545–2182. Regulation Project Number: REG– 125592–10 (TD 9494). Abstract: Section 2719 of the Public Health Service Act, incorporated into Code section 9815 by section 1563(f) of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Public Law 111–148, requires group health plans and issuers of group health insurance coverage, in connection with internal appeals of claims denials, to provide claimants free of charge with any evidence relied upon in deciding the appeal that was not relied on in making the initial denial of the claim. This is a third party disclosure requirement. Individuals appealing a denial of a claim should be able to respond to any new evidence the plan or issuer relies on in the appeal, and this disclosure requirement is essential so that the claimant knows of the new evidence. 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. Estimated Number of Respondents: 62,000. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 350 Hours. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00162 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 47607 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: October 4, 2017. L. Brimmer, Senior Tax Analyst. [FR Doc. 2017–22089 Filed 10–11–17; 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 proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. Currently, the IRS is soliciting SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\12OCN1.SGM 12OCN1 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. [FR Doc. 2017–22078 Filed 10–11–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY United States Mint Notification of Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee October 18, 2017, Public Meeting Pursuant to United States Code, Title 31, section 5135(b)(8)(C), the United States Mint announces the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) public meeting scheduled for October 18, 2017. Date: October 18, 2017. Time: 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Location: Second Floor Conference Room, United States Mint, 801 9th Street NW., Washington, DC 20220. Subject: Review and discussion of candidate designs for the obverse of the Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Program, revised versions of the 2019 America the Beautiful Quarters Program candidate designs honoring American Memorial Park (Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands), and concepts and themes for the 2020 and 2021 America the Beautiful Quarters Program. 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

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 196 (Thursday, October 12, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Pages 47607-47608]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-22078]


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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 
proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the 
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. Currently, the IRS is soliciting

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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 for-profit 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 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.
[FR Doc. 2017-22078 Filed 10-11-17; 8:45 am]
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