Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Multiple Departmental Offices Information Collection Requests, 48895-48896 [2018-21005]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 188 / Thursday, September 27, 2018 / Notices abatement, or credit of interest, penalties, and additions to tax in the event of errors or certain actions by IRS. Form 8849 is used by taxpayers to claim refunds of excise taxes. Form: Schedule 1 (Form 8849), Schedule 2 (Form 8849), Schedule-3 (Form 8849), Schedule 5 (Form 8849), Schedule 6 (Form 8849), Schedule 8 (Form 8849), Form 8849. Affected Public: Individuals or Households. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 946,827. Title: Performance & Quality for Small Wind Energy Property. OMB Control Number: 1545–2259. Type of Review: Extension without change of a currently approved collection. Abstract: Section 48(a)(3)(D) of the Internal Revenue Code allows a credit for energy property which meets, among other requirements, the performance and quality standards (if any) which have been prescribed by the Secretary by regulations (after consultation with the Secretary of Energy), and are in effect at the time of the acquisition of the property. Energy property includes small wind energy property. This notice provides the performance and quality standards that small wind energy property must meet to qualify for the energy credit under section 48. Form: None. Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profits. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 400. Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq. Dated: September 24, 2018. Jennifer P. Quintana, Treasury PRA Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2018–21065 Filed 9–26–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Generic Clearance for Meaningful Access Information Collections Departmental Offices, U.S. Department of the Treasury. ACTION: Notice. daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: The Department of the Treasury, on behalf of itself and the United States Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) and as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other federal agencies to comment on the proposed SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:20 Sep 26, 2018 Jkt 244001 information collections listed below, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. DATES: Written comments must be received on or before November 26, 2018. Send comments regarding the burden estimate, or any other aspect of the information collection, including suggestions for reducing the burden, to Treasury PRA Clearance Officer, 1750 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Suite 8100, Washington, DC 20220, or email at PRA@treasury.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Copies of the submissions may be obtained from Jennifer Quintana by emailing PRA@treasury.gov, calling (202) 622–0489, or viewing the entire information collection request at www.reginfo.gov. ADDRESSES: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Generic Clearance for Meaningful Access Information Collections. OMB Control Number: 1520–0009. Type of Review: Extension without change of a currently approved collection. Description: A court order was issued in American Council of the Blind v. Paulson, 591 F. Supp. 2d 1 (D.D.C. 2008) (‘‘ACB v. Paulson’’) requiring the Department of the Treasury and BEP to ‘‘provide meaningful access to United States currency for blind and other visually impaired persons, which steps shall be completed, in connection with each denomination of currency, not later than the date when a redesign of that denomination is next approved by the Secretary of the Treasury. . . .’’ In compliance with the court’s order, BEP intends to meet with blind and visually impaired persons and request their feedback about tactile features that BEP is considering for possible incorporation into the next U.S. paper currency redesign. BEP employees will attend national conventions and conferences for disabled persons, as well as focus groups and other meetings. At those gatherings, BEP employees will invite blind and visually impaired persons to provide feedback about certain tactile features being considered for inclusion in future United States currency paper designs. In the past BEP contracted with specialists in the field of tactile acuity to develop a methodology for collecting the feedback. This same or substantially similar methodology will be used to continue this information collection. Over the next three years, the BEP anticipates undertaking a variety of new information collection activities related PO 00000 Frm 00103 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 48895 to BEP’s continued efforts to provide meaningful access to U.S. paper currency for blind and visually impaired persons. Following standard OMB requirements, for each information collection that BEP proposes to undertake under this generic clearance, the OMB will be notified at least two weeks in advance and provided with a copy of the information collection instrument along with supportive materials. The BEP will only undertake a new collection if the OMB does not object to the BEP’s proposal. Form: None. Affected Public: Individuals and households, businesses and other forprofits, not-for-profit institutions. Estimated Number of Respondents: 650. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Total Number of Annual Responses: 650. Estimated Time per Response: 60 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 650 hours. Request for Comments: Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and included in the request for Office of Management and Budget 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 technology; and (e) estimates of capital or start-up costs and costs of operation, maintenance, and purchase of services required to provide information. Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq. Dated: September 24, 2018. Spencer W. Clark, Treasury PRA Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2018–21076 Filed 9–26–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4840–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Multiple Departmental Offices Information Collection Requests Departmental Offices, U.S. Department of the Treasury. AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\27SEN1.SGM 27SEN1 48896 ACTION: Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 188 / Thursday, September 27, 2018 / Notices Notice. 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 comment on the proposed information collections listed below, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. DATES: Written comments must be received on or before November 26, 2018. SUMMARY: Send comments regarding the burden estimate, or any other aspect of the information collection, including suggestions for reducing the burden, to Treasury PRA Clearance Officer, 1750 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Suite 8100, Washington, DC 20220, or email at PRA@treasury.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Copies of the submissions may be obtained from Jennifer Quintana by emailing PRA@treasury.gov, calling (202) 622–0489, or viewing the entire information collection request at www.reginfo.gov. ADDRESSES: daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 1. Title: Request for Transfer of Property Seized/Forfeited by a Treasury Agency. OMB Control Number: 1505–0152. Type of Review: Extension without change of a currently approved collection. Description: This form is an application from local law enforcement entities to the Treasury Department to request a percentage of proceeds or tangible property that has been seized/ forfeited by the federal government. The information on form TD F 92–22.46 is used to evaluate a request for asset sharing by a local, county, state or law enforcement agency that participated in a Treasury investigation. Form: TD F 92–22.46. Affected Public: State, Local & Tribal Governments. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,000. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Total Number of Annual Responses: 7,000. Estimated Time per Response: 30 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 3,500. 2. Title: Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) Generic Survey Request. OMB Control Number: 1505–0217. Type of Review: Extension without change of a currently approved collection. Description: The TIGTA’s Office of Audit’s mission is to provide VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:20 Sep 26, 2018 Jkt 244001 independent oversight of IRS activities. Through its audit programs TIGTA promotes efficiency and effectiveness in the administration of internal revenue laws, including the prevention and detection of fraud, waste, and abuse affecting tax administration. To accomplish this, TIGTA Office of Audit at times finds it necessary to contact a limited number of taxpayers (including businesses) for various reasons. Form: None. Affected Public: Private Sector. Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,500. Frequency of Response: Once. Estimated Total Number of Annual Responses: 2,500. Estimated Time per Response: 1 hour. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 2,500. 3. Title: Assessment of Fees on Large Bank Holding Companies and Nonbank Financial Companies. OMB Control Number: 1505–0245. Type of Review: Extension without change of a currently approved collection. Description: The Financial Research Fund (FRF) Preauthorized Payment Agreement form collects information with respect to regulations (31 CFR part 150) on the assessment of fees on large bank holding companies and nonbank financial companies supervised by the Federal Reserve Board to cover the expenses of the FRF. Form: TD F 105.1. Affected Public: Private Sector. Estimated Number of Respondents: 50. Frequency of Response: Once. Estimated Total Number of Annual Responses: 50. Estimated Time per Response: 15 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 13. Request for Comments: Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and included in the request for Office of Management and Budget 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 technology; and (e) estimates of capital or start-up costs and costs of PO 00000 Frm 00104 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 operation, maintenance, and purchase of services required to provide information. Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq. Dated: September 21, 2018. Spencer W. Clark, Treasury PRA Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2018–21005 Filed 9–26–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–25–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Multiple FinCEN Information Collection Requests Departmental Offices, U.S. Department of the Treasury. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Department of the Treasury will submit the following information collection requests to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, on or after the date of publication of this notice. The public is invited to submit comments on these requests. DATES: Comments should be received on or before October 29, 2018 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Send comments regarding the burden estimate, or any other aspect of the information collection, including suggestions for reducing the burden, to (1) Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Attention: Desk Officer for Treasury, New Executive Office Building, Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503, or email at OIRA_Submission@ OMB.EOP.gov and (2) Treasury PRA Clearance Officer, 1750 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Suite 8100, Washington, DC 20220, or email at PRA@treasury.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Copies of the submissions may be obtained from Jennifer Quintana by emailing PRA@treasury.gov, calling (202) 622–0489, or viewing the entire information collection request at www.reginfo.gov. SUMMARY: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) Title: Registration of Money Services Business. OMB Control Number: 1506–0013. Type of Review: Extension without change of a currently approved collection. 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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY


Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; 
Comment Request; Multiple Departmental Offices Information Collection 
Requests

AGENCY: Departmental Offices, U.S. Department of the Treasury.

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ACTION: Notice.

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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 comment on the proposed 
information collections listed below, in accordance with the Paperwork 
Reduction Act of 1995.

DATES: Written comments must be received on or before November 26, 
2018.

ADDRESSES: Send comments regarding the burden estimate, or any other 
aspect of the information collection, including suggestions for 
reducing the burden, to Treasury PRA Clearance Officer, 1750 
Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Suite 8100, Washington, DC 20220, or email at 
[email protected].

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Copies of the submissions may be 
obtained from Jennifer Quintana by emailing [email protected], calling 
(202) 622-0489, or viewing the entire information collection request at 
www.reginfo.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    1. Title: Request for Transfer of Property Seized/Forfeited by a 
Treasury Agency.
    OMB Control Number: 1505-0152.
    Type of Review: Extension without change of a currently approved 
collection.
    Description: This form is an application from local law enforcement 
entities to the Treasury Department to request a percentage of proceeds 
or tangible property that has been seized/forfeited by the federal 
government. The information on form TD F 92-22.46 is used to evaluate a 
request for asset sharing by a local, county, state or law enforcement 
agency that participated in a Treasury investigation.
    Form: TD F 92-22.46.
    Affected Public: State, Local & Tribal Governments.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,000.
    Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    Estimated Total Number of Annual Responses: 7,000.
    Estimated Time per Response: 30 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 3,500.
    2. Title: Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) 
Generic Survey Request.
    OMB Control Number: 1505-0217.
    Type of Review: Extension without change of a currently approved 
collection.
    Description: The TIGTA's Office of Audit's mission is to provide 
independent oversight of IRS activities. Through its audit programs 
TIGTA promotes efficiency and effectiveness in the administration of 
internal revenue laws, including the prevention and detection of fraud, 
waste, and abuse affecting tax administration. To accomplish this, 
TIGTA Office of Audit at times finds it necessary to contact a limited 
number of taxpayers (including businesses) for various reasons.
    Form: None.
    Affected Public: Private Sector.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,500.
    Frequency of Response: Once.
    Estimated Total Number of Annual Responses: 2,500.
    Estimated Time per Response: 1 hour.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 2,500.
    3. Title: Assessment of Fees on Large Bank Holding Companies and 
Nonbank Financial Companies.
    OMB Control Number: 1505-0245.
    Type of Review: Extension without change of a currently approved 
collection.
    Description: The Financial Research Fund (FRF) Preauthorized 
Payment Agreement form collects information with respect to regulations 
(31 CFR part 150) on the assessment of fees on large bank holding 
companies and nonbank financial companies supervised by the Federal 
Reserve Board to cover the expenses of the FRF.
    Form: TD F 105.1.
    Affected Public: Private Sector.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 50.
    Frequency of Response: Once.
    Estimated Total Number of Annual Responses: 50.
    Estimated Time per Response: 15 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 13.
    Request for Comments: Comments submitted in response to this notice 
will be summarized and included in the request for Office of Management 
and Budget 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 technology; and (e) estimates of capital or start-up 
costs and costs of operation, maintenance, and purchase of services 
required to provide information.

    Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.

    Dated: September 21, 2018.
Spencer W. Clark,
Treasury PRA Clearance Officer.
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