Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project, 9093 [2018-04232]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 42 / Friday, March 2, 2018 / Notices 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 continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The IRS is soliciting comments concerning performance and quality for small wind energy property. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before May 1, 2018 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to L. Brimmer, Internal Revenue Service, Room 6529, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20224. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the form should be directed to Kerry Dennis, at (202) 317–5751 or Internal Revenue Service, Room 6529, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington DC 20224, or through the internet, at Kerry.Dennis@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Property Qualifying for the Energy Credit under Section 48 (Specifically, Performance and Quality for Small Wind Energy Property). OMB Number: 1545–2259. Notice Number: Notice 2015–4. Abstract: Section 48(a)(3)(D) of the Internal Revenue Code allows a credit for energy property which meets, among other requirements, the performance and quality standards (if any) which have been prescribed by the Secretary by regulations (after consultation with the Secretary of Energy), and are in effect at the time of the acquisition of the property. Energy property includes small wind energy property. This notice provides the performance and quality standards that small wind energy property must meet to qualify for the energy credit under section 48. daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:10 Mar 01, 2018 Jkt 244001 9093 Current Actions: There are no changes to the paperwork burden previously approved by OMB. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Individuals or households, business or other for-profit organizations, and not-for-profit institutions. Estimated Number of Respondents: 160. Estimated Time Per Respondent: 2 hours, 30 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 400. 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. DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Approved: February 22, 2018. L. Brimmer, Senior Tax Analyst. Dated: February 26, 2018. Antoinette Ross, Acting Director, Taxpayer Advocacy Panel. [FR Doc. 2018–04232 Filed 3–1–18; 8:45 am] [FR Doc. 2018–04295 Filed 3–1–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P BILLING CODE 4830–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00131 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 Internal Revenue Service Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Taxpayer Assistance Center Project Committee Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. AGENCY: ACTION: Notice of meeting. 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. SUMMARY: The meeting will be held Thursday, March 22, 2018 and Friday, March 23, 2018. DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Gilbert Martinez at 1–888–912–1227 or (737) 800–4060. 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, March 22, 2018, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Central Time and Friday, March 23, 2018, from 8:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. Central Time at the IRS Office in Houston, 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. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\02MRN1.SGM 02MRN1

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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 
continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork 
Reduction Act of 1995. The IRS is soliciting comments concerning 
performance and quality for small wind energy property.

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before May 1, 2018 to 
be assured of consideration.

ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to L. Brimmer, Internal Revenue 
Service, Room 6529, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20224.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:  Requests for additional information 
or copies of the form should be directed to Kerry Dennis, at (202) 317-
5751 or Internal Revenue Service, Room 6529, 1111 Constitution Avenue 
NW, Washington DC 20224, or through the internet, at 
[email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Title: Property Qualifying for the Energy Credit under Section 48 
(Specifically, Performance and Quality for Small Wind Energy Property).
    OMB Number: 1545-2259.
    Notice Number: Notice 2015-4.
    Abstract: Section 48(a)(3)(D) of the Internal Revenue Code allows a 
credit for energy property which meets, among other requirements, the 
performance and quality standards (if any) which have been prescribed 
by the Secretary by regulations (after consultation with the Secretary 
of Energy), and are in effect at the time of the acquisition of the 
property. Energy property includes small wind energy property. This 
notice provides the performance and quality standards that small wind 
energy property must meet to qualify for the energy credit under 
section 48.
    Current Actions: There are no changes to the paperwork burden 
previously approved by OMB.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households, business or other for-
profit organizations, and not-for-profit institutions.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 160.
    Estimated Time Per Respondent: 2 hours, 30 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 400.
    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 22, 2018.
L. Brimmer,
Senior Tax Analyst.
[FR Doc. 2018-04232 Filed 3-1-18; 8:45 am]
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