Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project, 23528 [2018-10738]

Download as PDF sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES 23528 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 98 / Monday, May 21, 2018 / Notices Form Number: 8928. Regulation Project Number: REG– 120476–07 (TD 9457). Abstract: Form 8928 is used by employers, group health plans HMOs, and third party administrators to report and pay excise taxes due for failures under sections 4980B, 4980D, 4980E,and 4980G. The information results from the requirement form TD 9457 to file a return for the payment of the excise taxes under sections 4980B, 4980D, 4980E, and 4980G of the code. Current Actions: There are no changes being made to the form or this existing regulation at this time. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations, not-for-profit organizations, and individuals. Estimated Number of Respondents: 100. Estimated Time per Respondent: 23.48 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 2,348. 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. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:20 May 18, 2018 Jkt 244001 Approved: May 14, 2018. Laurie Brimmer, Senior Tax Analyst. [FR Doc. 2018–10737 Filed 5–18–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P 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 proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning preparer penalties-manual signature requirement. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before July 20, 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 regulation should be directed to Sara Covington, at Internal Revenue Service, Room 6526, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20224, or at (202) 317–6038 or through the internet, at Sara.L.Covington@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Preparer Penalties-Manual Signature Requirement. OMB Number: 1545–1385. Regulation Project Numbers: TD 8549. Abstract: This regulation provides that persons who prepare U.S. Fiduciary income tax returns for compensation may, under certain conditions, satisfy the manual signature requirements by using a facsimile signature. However, they will be required to submit to the IRS a list of the names and identifying numbers of all fiduciary returns which are being filed with a facsimile signature. Current Actions: There are no changes being made to this existing regulation at this time. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00115 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 20,000. Estimated Time per Respondent: 1 hour, 12 min. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 24,000. 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: May 14, 2018. Laurie Brimmer, Senior Tax Analyst. 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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 98 (Monday, May 21, 2018)]
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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 
proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the 
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. Currently, the IRS is soliciting 
comments concerning preparer penalties-manual signature requirement.

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before July 20, 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 regulation should be directed to Sara Covington, at 
Internal Revenue Service, Room 6526, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW, 
Washington, DC 20224, or at (202) 317-6038 or through the internet, at 
[email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Title: Preparer Penalties-Manual Signature Requirement.
    OMB Number: 1545-1385.
    Regulation Project Numbers: TD 8549.
    Abstract: This regulation provides that persons who prepare U.S. 
Fiduciary income tax returns for compensation may, under certain 
conditions, satisfy the manual signature requirements by using a 
facsimile signature. However, they will be required to submit to the 
IRS a list of the names and identifying numbers of all fiduciary 
returns which are being filed with a facsimile signature.
    Current Actions: There are no changes being made to this existing 
regulation at this time.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit organizations.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 20,000.
    Estimated Time per Respondent: 1 hour, 12 min.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 24,000.
    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: May 14, 2018.
Laurie Brimmer,
Senior Tax Analyst.
[FR Doc. 2018-10738 Filed 5-18-18; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4830-01-P