Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Taxpayer Assistance Center Improvements Project Committee, 13813-13814 [2018-06512]

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 13814 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 62 / Friday, March 30, 2018 / Notices conduct an open meeting and will solicit public comments, ideas, and suggestions on improving customer service at the Internal Revenue Service. DATES: The meeting will be held Tuesday, April 17, 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 a meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Taxpayer Assistance Center Improvements Project Committee will be held Tuesday, April 17, 2018, at 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time. 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 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. The committee will be discussing various issues related to the Taxpayer Assistance Centers and public input is welcomed. Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. (1988) that an open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Taxpayer Communications Project Committee will be held Tuesday, April 17 2018, at 2:00 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 Antoinette Ross. For more information please contact: Antoinette Ross at 1– 888–912–1227 or (202) 317–4110, or write TAP Office, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW, Room 1509- National Office, Washington, DC 20224, or contact us at the website: http:// www.improveirs.org. The committee will be discussing various issues related to Taxpayer Communications and public input is welcome. Dated: March 26, 2018. Kevin Brown, Acting Director, Taxpayer Advocacy Panel. [FR Doc. 2018–06510 Filed 3–29–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0113] Dated: March 26, 2018. Kevin Brown, Acting Director, Taxpayer Advocacy Panel. Agency Information Collection Activity: Application for Fee or Roster Personnel Designation [FR Doc. 2018–06512 Filed 3–29–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: 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 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 Tuesday, April 17, 2018. 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 amozie on DSK30RV082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:57 Mar 29, 2018 Jkt 244001 Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before May 29, 2018. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at www.Regulations.gov or to Nancy J. Kessinger, Veterans Benefits Administration (20M33), Department of SUMMARY: Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Taxpayer Communications Project Committee PO 00000 Frm 00094 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20420 or email to nancy.kessinger@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0113’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through the FDMS. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cynthia Harvey-Pryor at (202) 461– 5870. Under the PRA of 1995 (), Federal agencies must obtain approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for each collection of information they conduct or sponsor. This request for comment is being made pursuant to Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA. With respect to the following collection of information, VBA invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of VBA’s functions, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of VBA’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or the use of other forms of information technology. Authority: 38 CFR 36.4301; Public Law 104–13; 44 U.S.C. 3501–21. Title: Application for Fee or Roster Personnel Designation. OMB Control Number: 2900–0113. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VA uses fee basis appraisers to appraise residential real estate and recommend value for loan purposes. A fee appraiser is a qualified person requested by the Secretary to render an estimate of the reasonable value of a property, or of a specified type of property, within a stated area for the purpose of justifying the extension of credit to an eligible veteran (38 CFR 36.4301). The fee appraiser’s estimate of value is reviewed by a VA staff appraiser or lender’s staff appraisal reviewer who uses the data to establish the VA reasonable value (38 U.S.C. 3710(b)(4), (5), (6) and 3731(f)(1)), which becomes the maximum loan guaranty amount an eligible veteran can obtain. Affected Public: Private Sector. Estimated Annual Burden: 1,000 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 30 minutes. Frequency of Response: One time. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\30MRN1.SGM 30MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 62 (Friday, March 30, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Pages 13813-13814]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-06512]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Internal Revenue Service


Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Taxpayer Assistance 
Center Improvements Project Committee

AGENCY: Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury.

ACTION: Notice of meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Taxpayer Assistance Center 
Improvements Project Committee will

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conduct an open meeting and will solicit public comments, ideas, and 
suggestions on improving customer service at the Internal Revenue 
Service.

DATES: The meeting will be held Tuesday, April 17, 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 a meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Taxpayer Assistance 
Center Improvements Project Committee will be held Tuesday, April 17, 
2018, at 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time. 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 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.
    The committee will be discussing various issues related to the 
Taxpayer Assistance Centers and public input is welcomed.

    Dated: March 26, 2018.
Kevin Brown,
Acting Director, Taxpayer Advocacy Panel.
[FR Doc. 2018-06512 Filed 3-29-18; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4830-01-P