Proposed Extension of Information Collection Request Submitted for Public Comment; Claims for Credit or Refund by Tax Return Preparers or Appraisers, 13813 [2018-06493]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 62 / Friday, March 30, 2018 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Internal Revenue Service Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Notices and Correspondence Project Committee Proposed Extension of Information Collection Request Submitted for Public Comment; Claims for Credit or Refund by Tax Return Preparers or Appraisers Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. AGENCY: ACTION: Notice of meeting. An open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Notices and Correspondence 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, April 12, 2018. DATES: Otis Simpson at 1–888–912–1227 or 202– 317–3332. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Notice is hereby given pursuant to Section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. (1988) that a meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Notices and Correspondence Project Committee will be held Thursday, April 12, 2018, at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time via teleconference. The public is invited to make oral comments or submit written statements for consideration. Due to limited conference lines, notification of intent to participate must be made with Otis Simpson. For more information please contact Otis Simpson at 1–888– 912–1227 or 202–317–3332, 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. Otis Simpson. For more information please contact Otis Simpson at 1–888–912– 1227 or 202–317–3332, 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. The agenda will include a discussion on various letters, and other issues related to written communications from the IRS. amozie on DSK30RV082PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: March 26, 2018. Kevin Brown, Acting Director, Taxpayer Advocacy Panel. [FR Doc. 2018–06501 Filed 3–29–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:57 Mar 29, 2018 Jkt 244001 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 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 information collection requirements related to the application for a claim for credit or refund by tax return preparers or appraisers DATES: Written comments should be received on or before May 29, 2018 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Roberto Mora-Figueroa, Internal Revenue Service, Room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20224. Requests for additional information or copies of the regulations should be directed to R. Joseph Durbala, at Internal Revenue Service, Room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington DC 20224, or through the internet, at RJoseph.Durbala@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Claims for credit or refund by tax return preparers or appraisers. OMB Number: 1545–0240. Form Number: 6118. Abstract: Form 6118 is used by tax return preparers to file for a refund of penalties incorrectly charged. The information enables the IRS to process the claim and have the refund issued to the tax return preparer. Current Actions: There is no change to the burden previously approved. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations and individuals or households. Estimated Number of Respondents: 10,000. Estimated Time per Respondent: 1 hour 8 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 11,400. The following paragraph applies to all the collections of information covered by this notice: SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00093 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 13813 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 if 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. Desired Focus of Comments: The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is particularly interested in comments that: • Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; • Evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; • Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and • Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including using appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., by permitting electronic submissions of responses. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the ICR for OMB approval of the extension of the information collection; they will also become a matter of public record. Approved: March 21, 2018. R. Joseph Durbala, IRS Tax Analyst. [FR Doc. 2018–06493 Filed 3–29–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Taxpayer Assistance Center Improvements Project Committee Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice of meeting. AGENCY: The Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Taxpayer Assistance Center Improvements Project Committee will SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\30MRN1.SGM 30MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 62 (Friday, March 30, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Page 13813]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-06493]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Internal Revenue Service


Proposed Extension of Information Collection Request Submitted 
for Public Comment; Claims for Credit or Refund by Tax Return Preparers 
or Appraisers

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 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 information collection requirements related to the 
application for a claim for credit or refund by tax return preparers or 
appraisers

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before May 29, 2018 to 
be assured of consideration.

ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Roberto Mora-Figueroa, 
Internal Revenue Service, Room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW, 
Washington, DC 20224. Requests for additional information or copies of 
the regulations should be directed to R. Joseph Durbala, at Internal 
Revenue Service, Room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington DC 
20224, or through the internet, at [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Title: Claims for credit or refund by tax return preparers or 
appraisers.
    OMB Number: 1545-0240.
    Form Number: 6118.
    Abstract: Form 6118 is used by tax return preparers to file for a 
refund of penalties incorrectly charged. The information enables the 
IRS to process the claim and have the refund issued to the tax return 
preparer.
    Current Actions: There is no change to the burden previously 
approved.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit organizations and 
individuals or households.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 10,000.
    Estimated Time per Respondent: 1 hour 8 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 11,400.
    The following paragraph applies to all 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 if 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.
    Desired Focus of Comments: The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is 
particularly interested in comments that:
     Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is 
necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, 
including whether the information will have practical utility;
     Evaluate the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the 
burden of the proposed collection of information, including the 
validity of the methodology and assumptions used;
     Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected; and
     Minimize the burden of the collection of information on 
those who are to respond, including using appropriate automated, 
electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or 
other forms of information technology, e.g., by permitting electronic 
submissions of responses.
    Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized 
and/or included in the ICR for OMB approval of the extension of the 
information collection; they will also become a matter of public 
record.

    Approved: March 21, 2018.
R. Joseph Durbala,
IRS Tax Analyst.
[FR Doc. 2018-06493 Filed 3-29-18; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4830-01-P