Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project, 46022-46023 [2018-19625]

Download as PDF daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES 46022 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 176 / Tuesday, September 11, 2018 / Notices Because the depletion allowance with respect to production from domestic oil and gas properties is computed by the partners and not by the partnership, section 1.613A–3(e)(6)(i) of the regulation requires each partner to separately keep records of the partner’s share of the adjusted basis in each oil and gas property of the partnership. Current Actions: There is no change to this existing regulation. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations. Estimated Number of Responses: 1,500,000. Estimated Time per Response: 2 minutes Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 49,450 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. DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Approved: August 28, 2018. Laurie Brimmer, Senior Tax Analyst. AGENCY: BILLING CODE 4830–01–P 18:49 Sep 10, 2018 Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Taxpayer Assistance Center Improvements Project Committee Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Treasury. ACTION: Notice of meeting. AGENCY: The Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Taxpayer Assistance Center Improvements Project Committee will conduct an open meeting and will solicit public comments, ideas, and suggestions on improving customer service at the Internal Revenue Service. DATES: The meeting will be held Tuesday, October 16, 2018. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Gilbert Martinez at 1–888–912–1227 or (737) 800–4060. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given pursuant to Section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. (1988) that a meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Taxpayer Assistance Center Improvements Project Committee will be held Tuesday, October 16, 2018, at 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The public is invited to make oral comments or submit written statements for consideration. Due to limited conference lines, notification of intent to participate must be made with Gilbert Martinez. For more information please contact Gilbert Martinez at 1–888–912– 1227 or 214–413–6523, or write TAP Office 3651 S. IH–35, STOP 1005 AUSC, Austin, TX 78741, or post comments to the website: http://www.improveirs.org. The committee will be discussing various issues related to the Taxpayer Assistance Centers and public input is welcomed. SUMMARY: Dated: September 1, 2018. Kevin Brown, Acting Director, Taxpayer Advocacy Panel. [FR Doc. 2018–19634 Filed 9–10–18; 8:45 am] Jkt 244001 Dated: September 1, 2018. Kevin Brown, Acting Director, Taxpayer Advocacy Panel. [FR Doc. 2018–19631 Filed 9–10–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. Internal Revenue Service SUMMARY: BILLING CODE 4830–01–P Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Taxpayer Communications Project Committee Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice of meeting. [FR Doc. 2018–19623 Filed 9–10–18; 8:45 am] VerDate Sep<11>2014 Internal Revenue Service Communications Project Committee will be conducted. The Taxpayer Advocacy Panel is soliciting public comments, ideas, and suggestions on improving customer service at the Internal Revenue Service. DATES: The meeting will be held Tuesday, October 16, 2018. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Antoinette Ross at 1–888–912–1227 or (202) 317–4110. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 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 Taxpayer Communications Project Committee will be held Tuesday, October 16, 2018, at 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time via teleconference. The public is invited to make oral comments or submit written statements for consideration. Due to limited conference lines, notification of intent to participate must be made with Antoinette Ross. For more information please contact: Antoinette Ross at 1– 888–912–1227 or (202) 317–4110, or write TAP Office, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW, Room 1509, National Office, Washington, DC 20224, or contact us at the website: http:// www.improveirs.org. The committee will be discussing various issues related to Taxpayer Communications and public input is welcome. An open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Taxpayer SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00148 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 Permitted Elimination of Pre-retirement Optional Forms of Benefit. E:\FR\FM\11SEN1.SGM 11SEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 176 / Tuesday, September 11, 2018 / Notices Written comments should be received on or before November 13, 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 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: Permitted Elimination of Preretirement Optional Forms of Benefit. OMB Number: 1545–1545. Regulation Project Number: TD 8769. Abstract: This regulation permits an amendment of a qualified plan or other employee pension benefit plan that eliminates plan provisions for benefit distributions before retirement age but after age 701⁄2. The regulation affects employers that maintain qualified plans and other employee pension benefit plans, plan administrators of these plans and participants in these plans. Current Actions: There is no change to this existing regulation. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Business or other for profit organizations and not-for-profit institutions. Estimated Number of Responses: 135,000. Estimated Time per Response: 22 mins. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 48,800. 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 daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES DATES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:49 Sep 10, 2018 Jkt 244001 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: August 28, 2018. Laurie Brimmer, Senior Tax Analyst. [FR Doc. 2018–19625 Filed 9–10–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0589] Agency Information Collection Activity: Department of Veteran Affairs Acquisition Regulation (VAAR) Clause 852.246–76 (Formerly 852.270–3) The Office of Management (OM), Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Office of Management (OM), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before November 13, 2018. SUMMARY: Submit written comments on the collection of information through Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at www.Regulations.gov or to Ricky Clark, Office of Acquisition and Logistics (003A2A), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20420 or email to Ricky.Clark@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0589’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through FDMS. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cynthia Harvey-Pryor at (202) 461– 5870. ADDRESSES: PO 00000 Frm 00149 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 46023 Under the PRA of 1995, Federal agencies must obtain approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for each collection of information they conduct or sponsor. This request for comment is being made pursuant to Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA. With respect to the following collection of information, OM invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of OM functions, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of OM estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or the use of other forms of information technology. Authority: Under the PRA of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13; 44 U.S.C. 3501–3521). Title: Department of Veteran Affairs Acquisition Regulation (VAAR) Clause 852.246–76 (formerly 852.270–3). OMB Control Number: 2900–0589. Type of Review: Revision of an approved collection of information. Abstract: As of the result of the proposed rule RIN 2900–AQ04, this Paperwork Reduction Act submission seeks modification of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval No. 2900–0589 for collection of information for both commercial and noncommercial item, service, and construction solicitations and contracts for clause 852.270–3, Purchase of Shellfish. Clause 852.270–3 is proposed to be moved to new section and renumbered as 852.246–76 to conform to the FAR requirement to place clauses and their prescriptions in the appropriate parts. The contents of the clause remain unchanged. There is no change in the information collection burden that is associated with this proposed request. An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit and not-for-profit institutions. Estimated Annual Burden: VAAR clause 852.246–76 (formerly 852.270– 3)—0.41 hour. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: VAAR clause 852.246–76 (formerly 852.270–3)—1 minute. Frequency of Response: On occasion. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\11SEN1.SGM 11SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 176 (Tuesday, September 11, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Pages 46022-46023]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-19625]


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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 (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 Permitted 
Elimination of Pre-retirement Optional Forms of Benefit.

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DATES: Written comments should be received on or before November 13, 
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 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 [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title: Permitted Elimination of Pre-retirement Optional Forms of 
Benefit.
    OMB Number: 1545-1545.
    Regulation Project Number: TD 8769.
    Abstract: This regulation permits an amendment of a qualified plan 
or other employee pension benefit plan that eliminates plan provisions 
for benefit distributions before retirement age but after age 70\1/2\. 
The regulation affects employers that maintain qualified plans and 
other employee pension benefit plans, plan administrators of these 
plans and participants in these plans.
    Current Actions: There is no change to this existing regulation.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Business or other for profit organizations and 
not-for-profit institutions.
    Estimated Number of Responses: 135,000.
    Estimated Time per Response: 22 mins.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 48,800.
    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: August 28, 2018.
Laurie Brimmer,
Senior Tax Analyst.
[FR Doc. 2018-19625 Filed 9-10-18; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4830-01-P