Proposed Extension of Information Collection Request Submitted for Public Comment; Form 1096, Annual Summary and Transmittal of U.S. Information Returns, 22124-22125 [2018-10027]

Download as PDF 22124 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 92 / Friday, May 11, 2018 / Notices produced in Washington, DC and broadcast over the internet via webcasting as well as telephone conference calls. For further information on these upcoming information sessions, please visit the CDFI Fund’s website at https://www.cdfifund.gov. Authority: 26 U.S.C. 45D; 31 U.S.C. 321; 26 CFR 1.45D–1. Mary A. Donovan, Director, Community Development Financial Institutions Fund. [FR Doc. 2018–10109 Filed 5–10–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–70–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 1099–R 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 Distributions From Pensions, Annuities, Retirement or Profit-Sharing Plans, IRAs, Insurance Contracts, etc. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before July 10, 2018 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Laurie Brimmer, Internal Revenue Service, Room 6526, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20224. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the form and instructions 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: Title: Distributions From Pensions, Annuities, Retirement or Profit-Sharing Plans, IRAs, Insurance Contracts, etc. OMB Number: 1545–0119. Form Number: 1099–R. Abstract: Form 1099–R is used to report distributions from pensions, annuities, profit-sharing or retirement plans, IRAs, and the surrender of insurance contracts. This information is used by IRS to verify that income has been properly reported by the recipient. sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:21 May 10, 2018 Jkt 244001 Current Actions: (1) We have added a box ‘‘to report the date of payment on a reportable life insurance policy sale’’ (2) Instructions were updated for boxes 1 and 5 to reflect reportable policy sales, and (3) A new distribution code ‘‘X’’ for reportable policy sales in the box 7 instructions. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit organizations, not for-profit institutions, and Federal, state, local or tribal governments. Estimated Number of Responses: 89,333,000. Estimated Time per Response: 26 mins. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 39,306,520. 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. Comments will be 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 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 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: May 2, 2018. Laurie Brimmer, Senior Tax Analyst. [FR Doc. 2018–10024 Filed 5–10–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00128 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Extension of Information Collection Request Submitted for Public Comment; Form 1096, Annual Summary and Transmittal of U.S. Information Returns 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 Form 1096, Annual Summary and Transmittal of U.S. Information Returns. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before July 10, 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: Annual Summary and Transmittal of U.S. Information Returns. OMB Number: 1545–0108. Regulation Project Number: Form 1096. Abstract: Form 1096 is used to transmit information returns (Forms 1099, 1098, 5498, and W–2G) to the IRS service centers. Under Internal Revenue Code section 6041 and related regulations, a separate Form 1096 is used for each type of return sent to the service center by the payer. It is used by IRS to summarize, categorize, and process the forms being filed. 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, individuals or households, not-for-profit institutions, farms, Federal government, and State, local or tribal governments. Estimated Number of Respondents: 5,640,300. Estimated Time per Respondent: 13.8 min. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\11MYN1.SGM 11MYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 92 / Friday, May 11, 2018 / Notices sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,297,269. 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:21 May 10, 2018 Jkt 244001 included in the ICR for OMB approval of the extension of the information collection; they will also become a matter of public record. Approved: May 7, 2018. R. Joseph Durbala, IRS Tax Analyst. [FR Doc. 2018–10027 Filed 5–10–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Publication of the Date on Which All Amounts Deposited in the Veterans Choice Fund Will Be Exhausted Department of Veterans Affairs. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: The Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014, as amended, directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to publish in the Federal Register the date on which the Secretary will have exhausted all amounts deposited in the Veterans Choice Fund. This Federal Register Notice is VA’s publication of this date. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joseph Duran, Director, Policy and Planning (10D1A1), Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20420, (303) 372–4629. This is not a toll free number. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 (the Act), Public Law (Pub. L.) 113–146, as amended, section 802, established the Veterans Choice Fund to be used by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to carry out the Veterans Choice Program established by section 101 of the Act. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00129 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 22125 Pursuant to sections 101(p)(1) and (2) of the Act, the Secretary may not furnish care and services under the Veterans Choice Program after the date on which the Secretary has exhausted all amounts deposited in the Veterans Choice Fund. Section 101(p)(3) of the Act directs, not later than 30 days prior, VA to publish this date in the Federal Register and on an internet website of the Department available to the public. Based on current data, VA believes it will have exhausted the amount that was deposited in the Veterans Choice Fund no earlier than May 31, 2018; however, due to the unique nature of health care and the variability in health care costs, the amounts in the Fund could last as long as June 15, 2018. This information can be found on the internet at http:// www.va.gov/opa/choiceact/index.asp. VA will update the website if it determines based on the most current information that the amounts in the Fund will be exhausted later than anticipated. Signing Authority The Secretary of Veterans Affairs, or designee, approved this document and authorized the undersigned to sign and submit the document to the Office of the Federal Register for publication electronically as an official document of the Department of Veterans Affairs. Peter M. O’Rourke, Chief of Staff, Department of Veterans Affairs, approved this document on May 7, 2018, for publication. Dated: May 7, 2018. Jeffrey M. Martin, Impact Analyst, Office of Regulation Policy & Management, Office of the Secretary, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2018–10058 Filed 5–10–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P E:\FR\FM\11MYN1.SGM 11MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 92 (Friday, May 11, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Pages 22124-22125]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-10027]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Internal Revenue Service


Proposed Extension of Information Collection Request Submitted 
for Public Comment; Form 1096, Annual Summary and Transmittal of U.S. 
Information Returns

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 Form 1096, Annual Summary and Transmittal of U.S. 
Information Returns.

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before July 10, 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: Annual Summary and Transmittal of U.S. Information Returns.
    OMB Number: 1545-0108.
    Regulation Project Number: Form 1096.
    Abstract: Form 1096 is used to transmit information returns (Forms 
1099, 1098, 5498, and W-2G) to the IRS service centers. Under Internal 
Revenue Code section 6041 and related regulations, a separate Form 1096 
is used for each type of return sent to the service center by the 
payer. It is used by IRS to summarize, categorize, and process the 
forms being filed.
    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, 
individuals or households, not-for-profit institutions, farms, Federal 
government, and State, local or tribal governments.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 5,640,300.
    Estimated Time per Respondent: 13.8 min.

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    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,297,269.
    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: May 7, 2018.
R. Joseph Durbala,
IRS Tax Analyst.
[FR Doc. 2018-10027 Filed 5-10-18; 8:45 am]
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