Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project, 2727-2728 [2018-00726]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 12 / Thursday, January 18, 2018 / Notices An open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel’s Taxpayer Assistance Center Project Committee will be conducted. The Taxpayer Advocacy Panel is soliciting public comments, ideas, and suggestions on improving customer service at the Internal Revenue Service. DATES: The meeting will be held Thursday, February 15, 2018 and Friday, February 16, 2018. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Gilbert Martinez at 1–888–912–1227 or (737) 800–4060. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given pursuant to Section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. (1988) that an open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel’s Taxpayer Assistance Center Project Committee will be held Thursday, February 15, 2018, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Central Time and Friday, February 16, 2018, from 8:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. Central Time at the IRS Office in Dallas, Texas. The public is invited to make oral comments or submit written statements for consideration. Due to limited time and structure of meeting, notification of intent to participate must be made with Gilbert Martinez. For more information please contact Gilbert Martinez at 1– 888–912–1227 or 214–413–6523, or write TAP Office 3651 S. IH–35, STOP 1005 AUSC, Austin, TX 78741, or post comments to the website: http:// www.improveirs.org. SUMMARY: Dated: January 10, 2018. Antoinette Ross, Acting Director, Taxpayer Advocacy Panel. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Antoinette Ross at 1–888–912–1227 or 202–317–4110. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given pursuant to Section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. (1988) that an open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel’s Taxpayer Communications Project Committee will be held Monday, February 12, 2018, from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Mountain Time and Tuesday, February 13, 2018, from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Mountain Time at the IRS Office in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The public is invited to make oral comments or submit written statements for consideration. Due to limited time and structure of meeting, notification of intent to participate must be made with Antoinette Ross. For more information please contact Antoinette Ross at 1–888–912–1227 or 202–317– 4110, or write TAP Office, 1111 Constitution Ave. NW, Room 1509, Washington, DC 20224 or contact us at the website: http://www.improveirs.org. The agenda will include various IRS issues. 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. Requests for additional information, or copies of the information collection and instructions, or copies of any comments received, contact E. Christophe, at (202) 317– 5745, at Internal Revenue Service, Room 6526, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20224, or through the internet, at Elaine.H.Christophe@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: The Health Coverage Tax Credit (HCTC) Reimbursement Request Form. OMB Number: 1545–2152. Form Number: Form 14095. Abstract: This form will be used by HCTC participants to request reimbursement for health plan premiums paid prior to the commencement of advance payments. Current Actions: There is no change in the paperwork burden previously approved by OMB. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Number of Respondents: 3,058. Estimated Time per Respondent: 40 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 2,039. 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 Dated: January 10, 2018. Antoinette Ross, Acting Director, Taxpayer Advocacy Panel. [FR Doc. 2018–00732 Filed 1–17–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service [FR Doc. 2018–00728 Filed 1–17–18; 8:45 am] Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project BILLING CODE 4830–01–P AGENCY: Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Treasury. ACTION: Notice of meeting. AGENCY: An open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel’s Taxpayer Communications Project Committee will be conducted. The Taxpayer Advocacy Panel is soliciting public comments, ideas, and suggestions on improving customer service at the Internal Revenue Service. DATES: The meeting will be held Monday, February 12, 2018 and Tuesday, February 13, 2018. sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:27 Jan 17, 2018 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 continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. IRS is soliciting comments concerning the reporting and/or record-keeping requirements regarding The Health Coverage Tax Credit (HCTC) Reimbursement Request Form. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before March 19, 2018 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. SUMMARY: Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Taxpayer Communications Project Committee Jkt 244001 2727 PO 00000 Frm 00113 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\18JAN1.SGM 18JAN1 2728 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 12 / Thursday, January 18, 2018 / Notices 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, maintenance, and purchase of services to provide the requested information. Approved: January 8, 2018. T. Pinkston, Supervisory, Tax Analyst. [FR Doc. 2018–00726 Filed 1–17–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Solicitation of Nominations for Appointment to the Advisory Committee on Cemeteries and Memorials ACTION: Notice. The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), National Cemetery Administration (NCA), is seeking nominations of qualified candidates to be considered for appointment as a member of the Advisory Committee on Cemeteries and Memorials (herein-after in this section referred to as ‘‘the Committee’’). The Committee was established to advise the Secretary of VA with respect to the administration of VA national cemeteries, soldiers’ lots and plots, which are the responsibility of the Secretary, the erection of appropriate memorials and the adequacy of Federal burial benefits. DATES: Nominations of qualified candidates are being sought to fill upcoming vacancies on the Committee. Nominations for membership on the Committee must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. EST on January 31, 2018. ADDRESSES: All nominations should be mailed to National Cemetery Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Ave. NW, (40A1), Washington, DC 20420, or faxed to (202) 273–6709. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Christine Hamilton, National Cemetery Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Ave. NW, (40A1), Washington, DC 20420, telephone (202) 461–5681. A copy of Committee charter and list of the current membership can be obtained by contacting Ms. Hamilton or by accessing the website managed by sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:27 Jan 17, 2018 Jkt 244001 NCA at: http://www.cem.va.gov/cem/ about/advisory_committee.asp. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Advisory Committee on Cemeteries and Memorials (ACCM) was established to advise the Secretary of VA with respect to the administration of VA national cemeteries, soldiers’ lots and plots, which are the responsibility of the Secretary, the erection of appropriate memorials and the adequacy of Federal burial benefits. The Committee responsibilities include: (1) Advising the Secretary on VA’s administration of burial benefits and the selection of cemetery sites, the erection of appropriate memorials, and the adequacy of Federal burial benefits; (2) Providing to the Secretary and Congress periodic reports outlining recommendations, concerns, and observations on VA’s delivery of these benefits and services to Veterans; (3) Meeting with VA officials, Veteran Service Organizations, and other stakeholders to assess the Department’s efforts in providing burial benefits and outreach on these benefits to Veterans and their dependents; (4) Undertaking assignments to conduct research and assess existing burial and memorial programs; to examine potential revisions or expansion of burial and memorial programs and services; and to provide advice and recommendations to the Secretary based on this research. Membership Criteria and Qualification: NCA is requesting nominations for upcoming vacancies on the Committee. The Committee is composed of up to twelve members and several ex-officio members. The members of the Committee are appointed by the Secretary of Veteran Affairs from the general public, including but not limited to: (1) Veterans or other individuals who are recognized authorities in fields pertinent to the needs of Veterans; (2) Veterans who have experience in a military theater of operations; (3) Recently separated service members; (4) Officials from Government, nonGovernment organizations (NGOs) and industry partners in the provision of memorial benefits and services, and outreach information to VA beneficiaries. The Secretary shall determine the number, terms of service, and pay and allowances of members of the Committee appointed by the Secretary, except that a term of service of any such member may not exceed three years. The Secretary may reappoint any such member for additional terms of service. PO 00000 Frm 00114 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 To the extent possible, the Secretary seeks members who have diverse professional and personal qualifications, including but not limited to prior military experience and military deployments, experience working with Veterans, and experience in large and complex organizations, and subject matter expertise in the areas described above. We ask that nominations include information of this type so that VA can ensure diverse Committee membership. Requirements for Nomination Submission: Nominations should be typed (one nomination per nominator). Nomination package should include: (1) A letter of nomination that clearly states the name and affiliation of the nominee, the basis for the nomination (i.e. specific attributes which qualify the nominee for service in this capacity), and a statement from the nominee indicating the willingness to serve as a member of the Committee; (2) The nominee’s contact information, including name, mailing address, telephone numbers, and email address; (3) The nominee’s curriculum vitae; and (4) A summary of the nominee’s experience and qualifications relative to the membership considerations described above. Individuals selected for appointment to the Committee shall be invited to serve a two-year term. Committee members will receive a stipend for attending Committee meetings, including per diem and reimbursement for travel expenses incurred. The Department makes every effort to ensure that the membership of VA federal advisory committees is diverse in terms of points of view represented and the committee’s capabilities. Appointments to this Committee shall be made without discrimination because of a person’s race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, age, disability, or genetic information. Nominations must state that the nominee is willing to serve as a member of the Committee and appears to have no conflict of interest that would preclude membership. An ethics review is conducted for each selected nominee. Dated: January 12, 2018. Jelessa M. Burney, Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2018–00788 Filed 1–17–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P E:\FR\FM\18JAN1.SGM 18JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 12 (Thursday, January 18, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Pages 2727-2728]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-00726]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Internal Revenue Service


Proposed Information 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 
continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork 
Reduction Act of 1995. IRS is soliciting comments concerning the 
reporting and/or record-keeping requirements regarding The Health 
Coverage Tax Credit (HCTC) Reimbursement Request Form.

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before March 19, 2018 
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.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: 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. 
Requests for additional information, or copies of the information 
collection and instructions, or copies of any comments received, 
contact E. Christophe, at (202) 317-5745, at Internal Revenue Service, 
Room 6526, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20224, or 
through the internet, at [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Title: The Health Coverage Tax Credit (HCTC) Reimbursement Request 
Form.
    OMB Number: 1545-2152.
    Form Number: Form 14095.
    Abstract: This form will be used by HCTC participants to request 
reimbursement for health plan premiums paid prior to the commencement 
of advance payments.
    Current Actions: There is no change in the paperwork burden 
previously approved by OMB.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 3,058.
    Estimated Time per Respondent: 40 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 2,039.
    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

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

    Approved: January 8, 2018.
T. Pinkston,
Supervisory, Tax Analyst.
[FR Doc. 2018-00726 Filed 1-17-18; 8:45 am]
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