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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 152 / Tuesday, August 7, 2018 / Notices 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: August 1, 2018. Laurie Brimmer, Senior Tax Analyst. [FR Doc. 2018–16804 Filed 8–6–18; 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 continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The IRS is soliciting comments concerning long-term care and accelerated death benefits. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before October 9, 2018 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Laurie Brimmer, Internal Revenue Service, Room 6529, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20224. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the form should be directed to Kerry Dennis, at (202) 317–5751 or Internal Revenue Service, Room 6529, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington DC 20224, or through the internet, at Kerry.Dennis@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Long-Term Care and Accelerated Death Benefits. OMB Number: 1545–1519. Form Number: 1099–LTC. Abstract: File Form 1099–LTC, LongTerm Care and Accelerated Death Benefits, if you pay any long-term care benefits. daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:54 Aug 06, 2018 Jkt 244001 Current Actions: There are changes to the previously approved burden of this existing collection. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit organizations, individuals or households, not-for-profit institutions, and state, local or tribal governments. Estimated Number of Respondents: 377,467. Estimated Time per Respondent: 13 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 86,818. 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: August 1, 2018. Laurie Brimmer, Senior Tax Analyst. [FR Doc. 2018–16806 Filed 8–6–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Change in Burden of Proof AGENCY: PO 00000 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 Notice with request for comments. ACTION: This notice announces that the burden of proof for disciplinary and major adverse actions imposed against certain employees of the Department of Veterans Affairs has been changed from preponderance of evidence to substantial evidence. SUMMARY: Comments must be received on or before September 6, 2018. The proposed effective date of these amendments is 30 days after publication of this notice. DATES: Written comments may be directed to: Elizabeth A. Hill, Team Lead, Employee Relations & Performance Management Service, Office of Human Resources Management, Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20420. Comments may also be faxed to (202) 495–5200. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Elizabeth A. Hill, Team Lead, (706) 504– 3988, or by email to Elizabeth.Hill@ va.gov. Section 203 of the Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care Personnel Act of 1991 (Pub. L. 102–40), dated May 7, 1991, revised the disciplinary grievance and appeal procedures for employees appointed under 38 United States Code (U.S.C.) 7401(1). 38 U.S.C. 7461(e) requires that whenever the Secretary proposes to prescribe regulations under 38 U.S.C., Part V, Chapter 74, Subchapter V, ‘‘the Secretary shall publish the proposed regulations in the Federal Register for notice-andcomment not less than 30 days before the day on which they take effect.’’ SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 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. Jacquelyn Hayes-Byrd, Acting Chief of Staff, Department of Veterans Affairs, approved this document on July 30, 2018, for publication. Dated: July 30, 2018. 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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 152 (Tuesday, August 7, 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 
continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork 
Reduction Act of 1995. The IRS is soliciting comments concerning long-
term care and accelerated death benefits.

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before October 9, 2018 
to be assured of consideration.

ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Laurie Brimmer, Internal 
Revenue Service, Room 6529, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 
20224.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or 
copies of the form should be directed to Kerry Dennis, at (202) 317-
5751 or Internal Revenue Service, Room 6529, 1111 Constitution Avenue 
NW, Washington DC 20224, or through the internet, at 
[email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title: Long-Term Care and Accelerated Death Benefits.
    OMB Number: 1545-1519.
    Form Number: 1099-LTC.
    Abstract: File Form 1099-LTC, Long-Term Care and Accelerated Death 
Benefits, if you pay any long-term care benefits.
    Current Actions: There are changes to the previously approved 
burden of this existing collection.
    Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit organizations, 
individuals or households, not-for-profit institutions, and state, 
local or tribal governments.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 377,467.
    Estimated Time per Respondent: 13 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 86,818.
    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: August 1, 2018.
Laurie Brimmer,
Senior Tax Analyst.
[FR Doc. 2018-16806 Filed 8-6-18; 8:45 am]
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