Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project, 28488-28489 [2018-13075]

Download as PDF 28488 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 118 / Tuesday, June 19, 2018 / Notices non-confidential summary of the information or advice. Pursuant to section 127(e) of the URAA (19 U.S.C. 3537(e)), USTR will maintain a docket on this dispute settlement proceeding, docket number USTR–2018–0010, accessible to the public at www.regulations.gov. The public file will include non-confidential public comments USTR receives regarding the dispute. If a dispute settlement panel is convened, or in the event of an appeal from a panel, USTR will make the following documents publicly available at www.ustr.gov: The U.S. submissions and any nonconfidential summaries of submissions received from other participants in the dispute. If a dispute settlement panel is convened, or in the event of an appeal from a panel, the report of the panel, and, if applicable, the report of the Appellate Body, will also be available on the website of the World Trade Organization, at www.wto.org. Juan Millan, Assistant United States Trade Representative for Monitoring and Enforcement, Office of the U.S. Trade Representative. [FR Doc. 2018–13066 Filed 6–18–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3290–F8–P Seaway Development Corporation (SLSDC). The agenda for this meeting will be as follows: July 23, 2018 From 2:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. EST 1. Opening Remarks 2. Consideration of Minutes of Past Meeting 3. Quarterly Report 4. Old and New Business 5. Closing Discussion 6. Adjournment. Public Participation Attendance at the meeting is open to the interested public but limited to the space available. With the approval of the Administrator, members of the public may present oral statements at the meeting. Persons wishing further information should contact the person listed under the heading, FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT, not later than Friday, July 13, 2018. Any member of the public may present a written statement to the Advisory Board at any time. Issued on June 14, 2018. Carrie Lavigne, Chief Counsel, Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation. [FR Doc. 2018–13131 Filed 6–18–18; 8:45 am] DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION BILLING CODE 4910–61–P Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation Advisory Board—Notice of Public Meetings DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation (SLSDC); DOT. ACTION: Notice of Public Meeting. Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project AGENCY: daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:55 Jun 18, 2018 Jkt 244001 Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: This notice announces the public meeting via conference call of the Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation Advisory Board. DATES: The public meeting will be held on (all times Eastern): • Monday, July 23, 2018 from 2:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. EST ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held via conference call at the SLSDC’s Headquarters, 55 M Street SE, Suite 930, Washington, DC 20003. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Wayne Williams, Chief of Staff, Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20590; 202–366– 0091 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to Section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Public Law 92–463; 5 U.S.C. App. I), notice is hereby given of a meeting of the Advisory Board of the Saint Lawrence SUMMARY: Internal Revenue Service The Department of the Treasury, 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, Public Law 104–13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). The IRS is soliciting comments concerning third-party disclosure requirements in IRS regulations. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before August 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. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00080 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the regulations should be directed to Sandra Lowery at Internal Revenue Service, Room 6526, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20224, or through the internet, at Sandra.J.Lowery@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Third-Party Disclosure Requirements in the IRS Regulations. OMB Number: 1545–1466. Abstract: These existing regulations contain third-party disclosure requirements that are subject to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. Current Actions: There are no changes being made to these regulations at this time however IRS is reducing burden associated with duplicative regulations accounted for in other OMB control number collections. Type of Review: Revision of currently approved collection. Affected Public: Individuals or households, business or other for-profit organizations, and not-for-profit institutions. Estimated Number of Respondents: 130,720,403. Estimated Time per Respondent: Varies. Average response time 15 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 33,934,347. 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 E:\FR\FM\19JNN1.SGM 19JNN1 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 118 / Tuesday, June 19, 2018 / Notices 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: June 7, 2018. Laurie Brimmer, Senior Tax Analyst. DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Extension of Information Collection Request Submitted for Public Comment; Qualified Transportation Fringe Benefits Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: [FR Doc. 2018–13075 Filed 6–18–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P 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 qualified transportation fringe benefits. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before August 20, 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: Qualified transportation fringe benefits. OMB Number: 1545–1676. Regulation Project Number: TD 8933. Abstract: These regulations provide guidance to employers that provide qualified transportation fringe benefits under section 132(f), including guidance to employers that provide cash reimbursement for qualified transportation fringes and employers that offer qualified transportation fringes in lieu of compensation. Employers that provide cash reimbursement are required to keep records of documentation received from employees who receive reimbursement. Employers that offer qualified transportation fringes in lieu of compensation are required to keep records of employee compensation reduction elections. 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, individual or SUMMARY: DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Joint Committee Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. AGENCY: ACTION: Notice of meeting. An open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Joint 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 July 10, 2018, and July 11, 2018. DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lisa Billups at 1–888–912–1227 or (214) 413–6523. Notice is hereby given pursuant to Section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. (1988) that an open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Joint Committee will be held Tuesday, July 10, 2018 and Wednesday, July 11, 2018, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. The public is invited to make oral comments or submit written statements for consideration. Notification of intent to participate must be made with Lisa Billups. For more information please contact Lisa Billups at 1–888–912–1227 or (214) 413–6523, or write TAP Office, 1114 Commerce Street, Dallas, TX 75242–1021, or post comments to the website: http://www.improveirs.org. The agenda will include various committee issues for submission to the IRS and other TAP related topics. Public input is welcomed. daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: June 13, 2018. Antoinette Ross, Acting Director, Taxpayer Advocacy Panel. [FR Doc. 2018–13078 Filed 6–18–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:55 Jun 18, 2018 Jkt 244001 PO 00000 Frm 00081 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 28489 households, and not-for-profit institutions. Estimated Number of Respondents: 48,589,824. Estimated Time per Respondent: 16 min. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 12,968,728. 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: June 13, 2018. R. Joseph Durbala, IRS Tax Analyst. [FR Doc. 2018–13074 Filed 6–18–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P E:\FR\FM\19JNN1.SGM 19JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 118 (Tuesday, June 19, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Pages 28488-28489]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-13075]


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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 Department of the Treasury, 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, Public Law 104-13 (44 U.S.C. 
3506(c)(2)(A)). The IRS is soliciting comments concerning third-party 
disclosure requirements in IRS regulations.

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before August 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 regulations should be directed to Sandra Lowery at 
Internal Revenue Service, Room 6526, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW, 
Washington, DC 20224, or through the internet, at 
[email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Title: Third-Party Disclosure Requirements in the IRS Regulations.
    OMB Number: 1545-1466.
    Abstract: These existing regulations contain third-party disclosure 
requirements that are subject to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
    Current Actions: There are no changes being made to these 
regulations at this time however IRS is reducing burden associated with 
duplicative regulations accounted for in other OMB control number 
collections.
    Type of Review: Revision of currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households, business or other for-
profit organizations, and not-for-profit institutions.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 130,720,403.
    Estimated Time per Respondent: Varies. Average response time 15 
minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 33,934,347.
    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

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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: June 7, 2018.
Laurie Brimmer,
Senior Tax Analyst.
[FR Doc. 2018-13075 Filed 6-18-18; 8:45 am]
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