Privacy Act of 1974, 27082-27083 [2018-12462]

Download as PDF 27082 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 112 / Monday, June 11, 2018 / Notices Dated: June 5, 2018. Andrea M. Gacki, Acting Director, Office of Foreign Assets Control. [FR Doc. 2018–12412 Filed 6–8–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–AL–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Privacy Act of 1974 Internal Revenue Service, Treasury. ACTION: Notice of a New Matching Program. AGENCY: Pursuant to the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended, and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Guidelines on the Conduct of Matching Programs, notice is hereby given of the conduct of the Internal Revenue Service Disclosure of Information to Federal, State and Local Agencies (DIFSLA) Computer Matching Program. DATES: Comments on this matching notice must be received no later than 30 days after date of publication in the Federal Register. If no public comments are received during the period allowed for comment, the re-established agreement will be effective July 1, 2018, provided it is a minimum of 30 days after the publication date. Beginning and completion dates: The matches are conducted on an ongoing basis in accordance with the terms of the computer matching agreement in effect with each participant as approved by the applicable Data Integrity Board(s). The term of these agreements is expected to cover the 18-month period, July 1, 2018 through December 31, 2019. Ninety days prior to expiration of the agreement, the parties to the agreement may request a 12-month extension in accordance with 5 U.S.C. 552a(o). ADDRESSES: Inquiries may be sent through email to Patricia.Grasela@ irs.gov; by mail to the Internal Revenue Service; Privacy, Governmental Liaison and Disclosure; Data Services; ATTN: Patricia Grasela, Acting Program Manager, 2970 Market Street, BLN: 2– Q08.124, Philadelphia, PA 19104. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Internal Revenue Service; Privacy, Governmental Liaison and Disclosure; Data Services; ATTN: Patricia Grasela, Acting Program Manager, 2970 Market Street, BLN: 2–Q08.124, Philadelphia, PA 19104. Telephone: 267–466–5564 (not a toll-free number). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The notice of the matching program was last daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:19 Jun 08, 2018 Jkt 244001 published at 80 FR 59245–59246 (October 1, 2015). The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Services is no longer participating in the DIFSLA Computer Matching Program. Members of the public desiring specific information concerning an ongoing matching activity may request a copy of the applicable computer matching agreement at the address provided above. Participating Agencies: Name of Recipient Agency: Internal Revenue Service. Categories of records covered in the match: Information returns (e.g., Forms 1099–DIV, 1099– INT and W–2G) filed by payers of unearned income in the Internal Revenue Service Information Returns Master File (IRMF) (Treasury/ IRS 22.061). Name of source agencies and categories of records covered in the match: A. Federal agencies expected to participate and their Privacy Act systems of records are: 1. Department of Veterans Affairs: Veterans Benefits Administration— Compensation, Pension and Education and Rehabilitation Records-VA, 58 VA 21/22; and Veterans Health Administration—Healthcare Eligibility Records, 89VA19; and 2. Social Security Administration, Office of Systems Requirements— Supplemental Security Income Record and Special Veterans Benefits, (60–0103). B. State agencies expected to participate using non-federal systems of records are: 1. Alabama Department of Human Resources 2. Alabama Medicaid Agency 3. Alaska Department of Health & Social Services, Division of Public Assistance 4. Arizona Department of Economic Security 5. Arkansas Department of Human Services 6. California Department of Social Services 7. Connecticut Department of Social Services 8. Delaware Department of Health & Social Services 9. DC Department of Human Services 10. Florida Department of Children & Families 11. Georgia Department of Human Services 12. Hawaii Department of Human Services 13. Idaho Department of Health & Welfare 14. Illinois Department of Human Services 15. Indiana Family & Social Services Administration PO 00000 Frm 00138 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 16. Iowa Department of Human Services 17. Kansas Department for Children and Families 18. Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services 19. Louisiana Department of Health 20. Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services 21. Maine Department of Health & Human Services 22. Maryland Department of Human Services 23. Massachusetts Department of Transitional Assistance 24. Michigan Department of Health & Human Services 25. Minnesota Department of Human Services 26. Mississippi Department of Human Services 27. Mississippi Division of Medicaid 28. Missouri Department of Social Services 29. Montana Department of Public Health & Human Services 30. Nebraska Department of Health & Human Services 31. Nevada Division of Welfare & Supportive Services 32. New Hampshire Department of Health & Human Services, Division of Family Assistance 33. New Jersey Department of Human Services 34. New Mexico Human Services Department 35. New York State Office of Temporary & Disability Assistance 36. North Carolina Department of Health & Human Services 37. North Dakota Department of Human Services 38. Ohio Department of Job and Family Services 39. Ohio Department of Medicaid 40. Oklahoma Department of Human Services, Adult & Family Services 41. Oregon Health Authority, Department of Human Resources 42. Pennsylvania Department of Human Services 43. Rhode Island Department of Human Services 44. South Carolina Department of Social Services 45. South Dakota Department of Social Services 46. Tennessee Department of Human Services 47. Texas Health and Human Services Commission 48. Utah Department of Workforce Services 49. Vermont AHS/DCF Economic Services Division 50. Virginia Department of Social Services 51. Washington Department of Social & Health Services E:\FR\FM\11JNN1.SGM 11JNN1 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 112 / Monday, June 11, 2018 / Notices daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES 52. Wisconsin Department of Children & Families 53. Wyoming Department of Family Services Authority for Conducting the Matching Program: In accordance with section 6103(l)(7) of the Internal Revenue Code (IRC), the Secretary shall, upon written request, disclose current return information from returns with respect to unearned income from the Internal Revenue Service files to any federal, state or local agency administering a program listed below: (i) A state program funded under part A of Title IV of the Social Security Act; (ii) Medical assistance provided under a state plan approved under Title XIX of the Social Security Act, or subsidies provided under section 1860D–14 of such Act; (iii) Supplemental security income benefits provided under Title XVI of the Social Security Act, and federally administered supplementary payments of the type described in section 1616(a) of such Act (including payments pursuant to an agreement entered into under section 212(a) of Pub. L. 93–66); (iv) Any benefits provided under a state plan approved under Title I, X, XIV, or XVI of the Social Security Act (as those titles apply to Puerto Rico, Guam, and the Virgin Islands); (v) Unemployment compensation provided under a state law described in section 3304 of the IRC; (vi) Assistance provided under the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008; (vii) State-administered supplementary payments of the type described in section 1616(a) of the Social Security Act (including payments pursuant to an agreement entered into under section VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:19 Jun 08, 2018 Jkt 244001 212(a) of Pub. L. 93–66); (viii)(I) Any needs-based pension provided under Chapter 15 of Title 38, United States Code, or under any other law administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs; (viii)(II) Parents’ dependency and indemnity compensation provided under section 1315 of Title 38, United States Code; (viii)(III) Health-care services furnished under sections 1710(a)(2)(G), 1710(a)(3), and 1710(b) of such title. Purpose: The purpose of this program is to prevent or reduce fraud and abuse in certain federally assisted benefit programs while protecting the privacy interest of the subjects of the match. Information is disclosed by the Internal Revenue Service only for the purpose of, and to the extent necessary in, determining eligibility for, and/or the correct amount of, benefits for individuals applying for or receiving certain benefit payments. Categories of Individuals: Individuals applying for or receiving benefits under Federal and state administered programs. Categories of Records: The source Agency will furnish the IRS with records in accordance with the current IRS Publication 3373, DIFSLA Handbook. The Agency may request return information on a monthly basis for new applicants. The Agency may request information with respect to all beneficiaries once per year. The requests from the Agency will include: The Social Security Number (SSN) and name control (first four characters of the surname) for each individual for whom unearned income information is requested. IRS will provide a response record for each individual identified by PO 00000 Frm 00139 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 27083 the Agency. The total number of records will be equal to or greater than the number of records submitted by the Agency. In some instances, an individual may have more than one record on file. When there is a match of individual SSN and name control, IRS will disclose the following to the Agency: Payee account number; payee name and mailing address; payee taxpayer identification number (TIN); payer name and address; payer TIN; and income type and amount. System(S) of Records: Public Law 98– 369, Deficit Reduction Act of 1984, requires the Agency administering certain Federally-assisted benefit programs under the Social Security Act, the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 of 1977, Title 38 of the United States Code or certain Housing Assistance Programs to conduct income verification to ensure proper distribution of benefit payments. The records in this match are to be disclosed only for purposes of, and to the extent necessary in, determining eligibility for, or the correct amount of benefits under these programs. IRS will extract return information with respect to unearned income from the Information Returns Master File (IRMF), Treas/IRS 22.061, as published at 80 FR 54081–082 (September 8, 2015), through the Disclosure of Information to Federal, State and Local Agencies (DIFSLA) program. Ryan Law, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Privacy, Transparency, and Records. [FR Doc. 2018–12462 Filed 6–8–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P E:\FR\FM\11JNN1.SGM 11JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 112 (Monday, June 11, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Pages 27082-27083]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-12462]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Internal Revenue Service


Privacy Act of 1974

AGENCY: Internal Revenue Service, Treasury.

ACTION: Notice of a New Matching Program.

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SUMMARY: Pursuant to the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended, and the 
Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Guidelines on the Conduct of 
Matching Programs, notice is hereby given of the conduct of the 
Internal Revenue Service Disclosure of Information to Federal, State 
and Local Agencies (DIFSLA) Computer Matching Program.

DATES: Comments on this matching notice must be received no later than 
30 days after date of publication in the Federal Register. If no public 
comments are received during the period allowed for comment, the re-
established agreement will be effective July 1, 2018, provided it is a 
minimum of 30 days after the publication date.
    Beginning and completion dates: The matches are conducted on an 
ongoing basis in accordance with the terms of the computer matching 
agreement in effect with each participant as approved by the applicable 
Data Integrity Board(s). The term of these agreements is expected to 
cover the 18-month period, July 1, 2018 through December 31, 2019. 
Ninety days prior to expiration of the agreement, the parties to the 
agreement may request a 12-month extension in accordance with 5 U.S.C. 
552a(o).

ADDRESSES: Inquiries may be sent through email to 
[email protected]; by mail to the Internal Revenue Service; 
Privacy, Governmental Liaison and Disclosure; Data Services; ATTN: 
Patricia Grasela, Acting Program Manager, 2970 Market Street, BLN: 2-
Q08.124, Philadelphia, PA 19104.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Internal Revenue Service; Privacy, 
Governmental Liaison and Disclosure; Data Services; ATTN: Patricia 
Grasela, Acting Program Manager, 2970 Market Street, BLN: 2-Q08.124, 
Philadelphia, PA 19104. Telephone: 267-466-5564 (not a toll-free 
number).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The notice of the matching program was last 
published at 80 FR 59245-59246 (October 1, 2015). The West Virginia 
Department of Health and Human Services is no longer participating in 
the DIFSLA Computer Matching Program. Members of the public desiring 
specific information concerning an ongoing matching activity may 
request a copy of the applicable computer matching agreement at the 
address provided above.
    Participating Agencies: Name of Recipient Agency: Internal Revenue 
Service.
    Categories of records covered in the match: Information returns 
(e.g., Forms 1099-DIV, 1099- INT and W-2G) filed by payers of unearned 
income in the Internal Revenue Service Information Returns Master File 
(IRMF) (Treasury/IRS 22.061).
    Name of source agencies and categories of records covered in the 
match:
    A. Federal agencies expected to participate and their Privacy Act 
systems of records are:
    1. Department of Veterans Affairs: Veterans Benefits 
Administration--Compensation, Pension and Education and Rehabilitation 
Records-VA, 58 VA 21/22; and Veterans Health Administration--Healthcare 
Eligibility Records, 89VA19; and 2. Social Security Administration, 
Office of Systems Requirements-- Supplemental Security Income Record 
and Special Veterans Benefits, (60-0103).
    B. State agencies expected to participate using non-federal systems 
of records are:
    1. Alabama Department of Human Resources
    2. Alabama Medicaid Agency
    3. Alaska Department of Health & Social Services, Division of 
Public Assistance
    4. Arizona Department of Economic Security
    5. Arkansas Department of Human Services
    6. California Department of Social Services
    7. Connecticut Department of Social Services
    8. Delaware Department of Health & Social Services
    9. DC Department of Human Services
    10. Florida Department of Children & Families
    11. Georgia Department of Human Services
    12. Hawaii Department of Human Services
    13. Idaho Department of Health & Welfare
    14. Illinois Department of Human Services
    15. Indiana Family & Social Services Administration
    16. Iowa Department of Human Services
    17. Kansas Department for Children and Families
    18. Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services
    19. Louisiana Department of Health
    20. Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services
    21. Maine Department of Health & Human Services
    22. Maryland Department of Human Services
    23. Massachusetts Department of Transitional Assistance
    24. Michigan Department of Health & Human Services
    25. Minnesota Department of Human Services
    26. Mississippi Department of Human Services
    27. Mississippi Division of Medicaid
    28. Missouri Department of Social Services
    29. Montana Department of Public Health & Human Services
    30. Nebraska Department of Health & Human Services
    31. Nevada Division of Welfare & Supportive Services
    32. New Hampshire Department of Health & Human Services, Division 
of Family Assistance
    33. New Jersey Department of Human Services
    34. New Mexico Human Services Department
    35. New York State Office of Temporary & Disability Assistance
    36. North Carolina Department of Health & Human Services
    37. North Dakota Department of Human Services
    38. Ohio Department of Job and Family Services
    39. Ohio Department of Medicaid
    40. Oklahoma Department of Human Services, Adult & Family Services
    41. Oregon Health Authority, Department of Human Resources
    42. Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
    43. Rhode Island Department of Human Services
    44. South Carolina Department of Social Services
    45. South Dakota Department of Social Services
    46. Tennessee Department of Human Services
    47. Texas Health and Human Services Commission
    48. Utah Department of Workforce Services
    49. Vermont AHS/DCF Economic Services Division
    50. Virginia Department of Social Services
    51. Washington Department of Social & Health Services

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    52. Wisconsin Department of Children & Families
    53. Wyoming Department of Family Services
    Authority for Conducting the Matching Program: In accordance with
    section 6103(l)(7) of the Internal Revenue Code (IRC), the 
Secretary shall, upon written request, disclose current return 
information from returns with respect to unearned income from the 
Internal Revenue Service files to any federal, state or local agency 
administering a program listed below:
    (i) A state program funded under part A of Title IV of the Social 
Security Act;
    (ii) Medical assistance provided under a state plan approved under 
Title XIX of the Social
    Security Act, or subsidies provided under section 1860D-14 of such 
Act;
    (iii) Supplemental security income benefits provided under Title 
XVI of the Social Security Act, and federally administered 
supplementary payments of the type described in section 1616(a) of such 
Act (including payments pursuant to an agreement entered into under 
section 212(a) of Pub. L. 93-66);
    (iv) Any benefits provided under a state plan approved under Title 
I, X, XIV, or XVI of the
    Social Security Act (as those titles apply to Puerto Rico, Guam, 
and the Virgin Islands);
    (v) Unemployment compensation provided under a state law described 
in section 3304 of the IRC;
    (vi) Assistance provided under the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008;
    (vii) State-administered supplementary payments of the type 
described in section 1616(a) of the
    Social Security Act (including payments pursuant to an agreement 
entered into under section
    212(a) of Pub. L. 93-66);
    (viii)(I) Any needs-based pension provided under Chapter 15 of 
Title 38, United States Code, or under any other law administered by 
the Secretary of Veterans Affairs;
    (viii)(II) Parents' dependency and indemnity compensation provided 
under section 1315 of Title 38, United States Code;
    (viii)(III) Health-care services furnished under sections 
1710(a)(2)(G), 1710(a)(3), and 1710(b) of such title.
    Purpose: The purpose of this program is to prevent or reduce fraud 
and abuse in certain federally assisted benefit programs while 
protecting the privacy interest of the subjects of the match. 
Information is disclosed by the Internal Revenue Service only for the 
purpose of, and to the extent necessary in, determining eligibility 
for, and/or the correct amount of, benefits for individuals applying 
for or receiving certain benefit payments.
    Categories of Individuals: Individuals applying for or receiving 
benefits under Federal and state administered programs.
    Categories of Records: The source Agency will furnish the IRS with 
records in accordance with the current IRS Publication 3373, DIFSLA 
Handbook. The Agency may request return information on a monthly basis 
for new applicants. The Agency may request information with respect to 
all beneficiaries once per year. The requests from the Agency will 
include: The Social Security Number (SSN) and name control (first four 
characters of the surname) for each individual for whom unearned income 
information is requested. IRS will provide a response record for each 
individual identified by the Agency. The total number of records will 
be equal to or greater than the number of records submitted by the 
Agency. In some instances, an individual may have more than one record 
on file. When there is a match of individual SSN and name control, IRS 
will disclose the following to the Agency: Payee account number; payee 
name and mailing address; payee taxpayer identification number (TIN); 
payer name and address; payer TIN; and income type and amount.
    System(S) of Records: Public Law 98-369, Deficit Reduction Act of 
1984, requires the Agency administering certain Federally-assisted 
benefit programs under the Social Security Act, the Food and Nutrition 
Act of 2008 of 1977, Title 38 of the United States Code or certain 
Housing Assistance Programs to conduct income verification to ensure 
proper distribution of benefit payments. The records in this match are 
to be disclosed only for purposes of, and to the extent necessary in, 
determining eligibility for, or the correct amount of benefits under 
these programs.
    IRS will extract return information with respect to unearned income 
from the Information Returns Master File (IRMF), Treas/IRS 22.061, as 
published at 80 FR 54081-082 (September 8, 2015), through the 
Disclosure of Information to Federal, State and Local Agencies (DIFSLA) 
program.

Ryan Law,
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Privacy, Transparency, and Records.
[FR Doc. 2018-12462 Filed 6-8-18; 8:45 am]
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