Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 8908, 51068-51069 [2018-21997]

Download as PDF 51068 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 196 / Wednesday, October 10, 2018 / Notices Nationality of Registration Korea, North; Company Number 5146578 [DPRK4]. 298. ZA RYOK 2 Democratic People’s Republic of Korea flag; Secondary sanctions risk: North Korea Sanctions Regulations sections 510.201 and 510.210; Vessel Registration Identification IMO 8898738 (vessel) [DPRK4] (Linked To: YUSONG SHIPPING CO). Dated: October 4, 2018. Andrea M. Gacki, Director, Office of Foreign Assets Control. [FR Doc. 2018–21955 Filed 10–9–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–AL–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Office of Foreign Assets Control Notice of OFAC Sanctions Actions Office of Foreign Assets Control, Treasury. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is publishing the names of one or more persons that have been placed on OFAC’s Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List based on OFAC’s determination that one or more applicable legal criteria were satisfied. All property and interests in property subject to U.S. jurisdiction of these persons are blocked, and U.S. persons are generally prohibited from engaging in transactions with them. DATES: See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: OFAC: Associate Director for Global Targeting, tel.: 202–622–2420; Assistant Director for Sanctions Compliance & Evaluation, tel.: 202–622–2490; Assistant Director for Licensing, tel.: 202–622–2480; or the Department of the Treasury’s Office of the General Counsel: Office of the Chief Counsel (Foreign Assets Control), tel.: 202–622– 2410. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 Electronic Availability The Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List and additional information concerning OFAC sanctions programs are available on OFAC’s website (www.treasury.gov/ofac). Notice of OFAC Action(s) On October 4, 2018, OFAC determined that the property and interests in property subject to U.S. jurisdiction of the following persons are blocked pursuant to the relevant sanctions authority listed below. VerDate Sep<11>2014 21:20 Oct 09, 2018 Jkt 247001 Individuals 1. CULHA, Erhan; DOB 17 Oct 1954; POB Istanbul, Turkey; nationality Turkey; Gender Male; Secondary sanctions risk: North Korea Sanctions Regulations, sections 510.201 and 510.210; Passport U09787534 (Turkey) issued 12 Sep 2014 expires 12 Sep 2024; Personal ID Card 10589535602; General Manager (individual) [DPRK] (Linked To: SIA FALCON INTERNATIONAL GROUP). Designated pursuant to section 1(a)(ii)(F) of Executive Order 13551 of August 30, 2010, ‘‘Blocking Property of Certain Persons With Respect to North Korea,’’ (E.O. 13551) for having acted or purported to act for or on behalf of, directly or indirectly, SIA Falcon International Group, a person whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to E.O. 13551. 2. SAHIN, Huseyin, Adnan Saygun, Cad Canan SK N1 Mercan St K 4 D 9 ULUS, Istanbul, Turkey; DOB 01 Apr 1957; POB Gumusova, Turkey; nationality Turkey; citizen Turkey; Gender Male; Secondary sanctions risk: North Korea Sanctions Regulations, sections 510.201 and 510.210; Passport U00618757 (Turkey) issued 12 Aug 2010 expires 11 Aug 2020; National ID No. 31202133364; Chief Executive Officer (individual) [DPRK] (Linked To: SIA FALCON INTERNATIONAL GROUP). Designated pursuant to section 1(a)(ii)(F) of E.O. 13551 for having acted or purported to act for or on behalf of, directly or indirectly, SIA Falcon International Group, a person whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to E.O. 13551. 3. RI, Song Un, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia; DOB 16 Dec 1955; POB N. Hwanghae, North Korea; nationality Korea, North; Gender Male; Secondary sanctions risk: North Korea Sanctions Regulations, sections 510.201 and 510.210; Passport 836110063 (Korea, North) issued 04 Feb 2016 expires 04 Feb 2021; Economic and Commercial Counsellor at DPRK Embassy in Mongolia (individual) [DPRK2]. Designated pursuant to section 1(a)(ii) of Executive Order 13687 of January 2, 2015, ‘‘Imposing Additional Sanctions With Respect to North Korea,’’ (E.O. 13687) for being an official of the Government of North Korea. Entity 1. SIA INTERNATIONAL GROUP (f.k.a. ATACAR OTOMOTIV DIS TICARET VE SAVUNMA SANAYI LIMITED SIRKETI; a.k.a. FALCON INTERNATIONAL SIA; f.k.a. MURAT INSAAT DIS TICARET VE SAVUNMA PO 00000 Frm 00185 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 SANAYI LIMITED SIRKETI; a.k.a. SABIEDRIBA AR IEROBEZOTU ATBILDIBU ‘FALCON INTERNATIONAL’; a.k.a. SIA FALCON INTERNATIONAL TARIM VE HAYVANCILIK LIMITED SIKRETI), Fulya Mah. Buyukdere Cad. Akabe Ticaret Merkezi 78–80A Kat: 1 D: 1 Mecidiyekoy, Sisli, Istanbul, Turkey; Akabe Is Hani, 78–80 A/1, Fulya Mahallesi Buyukdere Caddesi Sisli, Istanbul, Turkey; Varpas Baldones pagasts Baldones novads LV 2125, Latvia; Istanbul, Turkey; Riga, Latvia; Secondary sanctions risk: North Korea Sanctions Regulations, sections 510.201 and 510.210; Tax ID No. 6240194059 (Turkey); Registration Number 464933 (Turkey); alt. Registration Number 45403041088 (Latvia) [DPRK]. Designated pursuant to Section 1(a)(ii)(G) of E.O. 13551 for having attempted to, directly or indirectly, import, export, or reexport to, into, or from North Korea any arms or related materiel. Also designated pursuant to Section 1(a)(ii)(G) of E.O. 13551 for having attempted to, directly or indirectly, import, export, or reexport luxury goods to or into North Korea. Dated: October 4, 2018. Andrea M. Gacki, Director, Office of Foreign Assets Control. [FR Doc. 2018–21956 Filed 10–9–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–AL–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 8908 Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. 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 Energy Efficient Home Credit. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before December 10, 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 SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\10OCN1.SGM 10OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 196 / Wednesday, October 10, 2018 / Notices amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 copies of the form and instructions 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: Energy Efficient Home Credit. OMB Number: 1545–1979. Form Number: 8908. Abstract: Under current law, the energy efficient home credit is not available for qualified new energy efficient homes sold or leased after 2017 [IRC 45L(g)]. It is, of course, possible that this credit will be extended and available for 2018. Regardless, however, a partner in a fiscal year partnership or shareholder of a fiscal year S corporation may receive an energy efficient home credit that must be reported on a 2018 return [IRC 706(a); IRC 1366(a)]. Recipients of these ‘‘passthrough’’ credits who are partnerships or S corporations must report these amounts on Form 8908, line 3. All others can report these amounts directly on Form 3800, Part III, line 1p. Current Actions: 1. The text for lines 1a, 1b, 2a, and 2b is replaced with ‘‘Reserved for future use’’ and the entry boxes are gray shaded, impacting programming and processing of paper returns. (In focus VerDate Sep<11>2014 21:20 Oct 09, 2018 Jkt 247001 group testing, almost all participants were confused with a line that just had the text ‘‘Reserved’’ and wanted to know why it was reserved. Testing ‘‘Reserved for future use’’ allayed those concerns.) 2. For electronic programming of lines 1a through 2b, the Schema/Stylesheet Data Element and Element Name for MeF needn’t change; a Business Rule for MeF may be added so that any entry other than zero is invalid and isn’t allowed. 3. The instructions for lines 1a through 2b will tell filers to treat the amounts on those lines as zero when any form, worksheet, or instruction refers to those lines (for example, line 4 asks filers to add lines 1b, 2b, and 3). Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Businesses and other for-profit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 198,000. Estimated Time per Respondent: 2 hours., 35 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 512,820. 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 PO 00000 Frm 00186 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 51069 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: October 3, 2018. Laurie Brimmer, Senior Tax Analyst. [FR Doc. 2018–21997 Filed 10–9–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P E:\FR\FM\10OCN1.SGM 10OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 196 (Wednesday, October 10, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Pages 51068-51069]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-21997]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Internal Revenue Service


Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 8908

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 Energy Efficient 
Home Credit.

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before December 10, 
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

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copies of the form and instructions 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: Energy Efficient Home Credit.
    OMB Number: 1545-1979.
    Form Number: 8908.
    Abstract: Under current law, the energy efficient home credit is 
not available for qualified new energy efficient homes sold or leased 
after 2017 [IRC 45L(g)]. It is, of course, possible that this credit 
will be extended and available for 2018. Regardless, however, a partner 
in a fiscal year partnership or shareholder of a fiscal year S 
corporation may receive an energy efficient home credit that must be 
reported on a 2018 return [IRC 706(a); IRC 1366(a)]. Recipients of 
these ``pass-through'' credits who are partnerships or S corporations 
must report these amounts on Form 8908, line 3. All others can report 
these amounts directly on Form 3800, Part III, line 1p.
    Current Actions:
    1. The text for lines 1a, 1b, 2a, and 2b is replaced with 
``Reserved for future use'' and the entry boxes are gray shaded, 
impacting programming and processing of paper returns. (In focus group 
testing, almost all participants were confused with a line that just 
had the text ``Reserved'' and wanted to know why it was reserved. 
Testing ``Reserved for future use'' allayed those concerns.)
    2. For electronic programming of lines 1a through 2b, the Schema/
Stylesheet Data Element and Element Name for MeF needn't change; a 
Business Rule for MeF may be added so that any entry other than zero is 
invalid and isn't allowed.
    3. The instructions for lines 1a through 2b will tell filers to 
treat the amounts on those lines as zero when any form, worksheet, or 
instruction refers to those lines (for example, line 4 asks filers to 
add lines 1b, 2b, and 3).
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Businesses and other for-profit organizations.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 198,000.
    Estimated Time per Respondent: 2 hours., 35 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 512,820.
    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: October 3, 2018.
Laurie Brimmer,
Senior Tax Analyst.
[FR Doc. 2018-21997 Filed 10-9-18; 8:45 am]
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