Proposed Collection; Comment Request on Information Collection Tools Relating to IRS Customer Satisfaction Surveys, 8921 [2018-04100]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 41 / Thursday, March 1, 2018 / Notices website (www.NHTSA.gov) on March 1st for an updated agenda. Should it be necessary to cancel the meeting due to inclement weather or other emergency, NHTSA will take all available measures to notify registered participants. NHTSA will conduct the meeting informally. Thus, technical rules of evidence will not apply. The meeting will consist of presentations and panels. Each panel will have two or three short presentations, a discussion among the panel members, and questions from the other participants to be discussed by the meeting participants. Authority: 49 U.S.C. 30182. Heidi R. King, Deputy Administrator. [FR Doc. 2018–04158 Filed 2–28–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–59–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request on Information Collection Tools Relating to IRS Customer Satisfaction Surveys Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: The Internal Revenue Service (IRS), 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 IRS Customer Satisfaction Surveys. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before April 30, 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. Please send separate comments for each amozie on DSK30RV082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:26 Feb 28, 2018 Jkt 244001 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. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the collection tools should be directed to Martha R. Brinson, at (202) 317–5753 or at Internal Revenue Service, Room 6526, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20224, or through the internet at Martha.R.Brinson@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Currently, the IRS is seeking comments concerning the following information collection tools, reporting, and record-keeping requirements: Title: IRS Customer Satisfaction Surveys. OMB Number: 1545–2250. Form Number: N/A. Abstract: Surveys conducted under this clearance are used by the Internal Revenue Service to determine levels of customer satisfaction as well as determining issues that contribute to customer burden. This information will be used to make quality improvements to products and services. Collecting, analyzing, and using customer opinion data is a vital component of IRS’s Balanced Measures Approach, as mandated by Internal Revenue Service Reform and Restructuring Act of 1998 and Executive Order 12862. Current Actions: This is no change in the paperwork burden previously approved by OMB. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: The information collected from taxpayers, practitioners, and a few small entities, will help ensure that users of IRS programs and services have an effective, efficient, and satisfying experience. In regard to online services, this feedback will provide insights into customer preferences for online information and services on IRS.gov that will meet their needs to resolve inquiries and their accounts on their own. This collection PO 00000 Frm 00092 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 8921 of feedback will contribute directly to the improvement of content and services provided online. Estimated Number of Respondents: 570,000. Estimated Time per Respondent: 3.5 min. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 35,550. 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: February 23, 2018. L. Brimmer, Senior Tax Analyst. [FR Doc. 2018–04100 Filed 2–28–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P E:\FR\FM\01MRN1.SGM 01MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 41 (Thursday, March 1, 2018)]
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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Internal Revenue Service


Proposed Collection; Comment Request on Information Collection 
Tools Relating to IRS Customer Satisfaction Surveys

AGENCY: Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: The Internal Revenue Service (IRS), 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 IRS Customer 
Satisfaction Surveys.

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before April 30, 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. 
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.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or 
copies of the collection tools should be directed to Martha R. Brinson, 
at (202) 317-5753 or at Internal Revenue Service, Room 6526, 1111 
Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20224, or through the internet 
at [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Currently, the IRS is seeking comments 
concerning the following information collection tools, reporting, and 
record-keeping requirements:
    Title: IRS Customer Satisfaction Surveys.
    OMB Number: 1545-2250.
    Form Number: N/A.
    Abstract: Surveys conducted under this clearance are used by the 
Internal Revenue Service to determine levels of customer satisfaction 
as well as determining issues that contribute to customer burden. This 
information will be used to make quality improvements to products and 
services. Collecting, analyzing, and using customer opinion data is a 
vital component of IRS's Balanced Measures Approach, as mandated by 
Internal Revenue Service Reform and Restructuring Act of 1998 and 
Executive Order 12862.
    Current Actions: This is no change in the paperwork burden 
previously approved by OMB.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: The information collected from taxpayers, 
practitioners, and a few small entities, will help ensure that users of 
IRS programs and services have an effective, efficient, and satisfying 
experience. In regard to online services, this feedback will provide 
insights into customer preferences for online information and services 
on IRS.gov that will meet their needs to resolve inquiries and their 
accounts on their own. This collection of feedback will contribute 
directly to the improvement of content and services provided online.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 570,000.
    Estimated Time per Respondent: 3.5 min.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 35,550.
    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: February 23, 2018.
L. Brimmer,
Senior Tax Analyst.
[FR Doc. 2018-04100 Filed 2-28-18; 8:45 am]
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