Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 13013, 13013-D and, 14388, 62958-62959 [2018-26469]

Download as PDF khammond on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES 62958 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 234 / Thursday, December 6, 2018 / Notices Regulation Project Number: TD 8643. Abstract: The requested information is required to notify the Service that a holder of preferred stock callable at a premium by the issuer has made a determination regarding the likelihood of exercise of the right to call that is different from the issuer’s determination. Current Actions: There is no change to this existing regulation. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Individuals or households, and business or other forprofit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,000. Estimated Time per Respondent: 10 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 333. 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: November 26, 2018. Laurie Brimmer, Senior Tax Analyst. [FR Doc. 2018–26471 Filed 12–4–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:35 Dec 04, 2018 Jkt 247001 DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 13013, 13013–D and, 14388 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 proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning Form 13013, Taxpayer Advocacy Panel (TAP) Membership Application, and Form 13013–D, Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Tax Check Waiver and Form 14388 Taxpayer Advocate Panel (TAP) Outreach. SUMMARY: Written comments should be received on or before February 4, 2019 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 form should be directed to LaNita Van Dyke, at (202) 317–6009, at Internal Revenue Service, room 6526, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20224, or through the internet at Lanita.VanDyke@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Titles: Taxpayer Advocacy Panel (TAP) Membership Application; Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Tax Check Waiver and Taxpayer Advocacy Panel (TAP) Outreach OMB Number: 1545–1788. Form Numbers: 13013, 13013–D, and 14388. Abstract: Form 13013, Taxpayer Advocacy Panel (TAP) Membership Application, is used as an application to volunteer to serve on the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel (TAP), an advisory panel to the Internal Revenue Service. The TAP application is necessary for the purpose of recruiting perspective members to voluntarily participate on the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel for the Internal Revenue Service. It is necessary to gather information to rank applicants as well as to balance the panels demographically. DATES: PO 00000 Frm 00126 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Abstract: Form 13013–D, Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Tax Check Waiver, is used by new and continuing members of IRS Advisory Committees/Councils are who are required to undergo a tax compliance check as a condition of membership. The tax check wavier authorizes the Government Liaison Disclosure analysts to provide the results to the appropriate IRS officials. Abstract: Form 14388, This tri-fold self-mailer is to be used be taxpayers to mail or fax to a specific TAP office, listed on the mailer who have any suggestions they would like to elevate to the Taxpayer advocacy Panel. Current Actions: There are no changes being made to the forms at this time. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Individuals. Estimated Number of Respondents: 200. Estimated Time Per Respondent: 2 hours, 25 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 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. 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. E:\FR\FM\06DEN1.SGM 06DEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 234 / Thursday, December 6, 2018 / Notices Approved: November 27, 2018. Laurie Brimmer, Senior Tax Analyst. [FR Doc. 2018–26469 Filed 12–4–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Office of the Assistant Secretary for International Affairs; Survey of U.S. Ownership of Foreign Securities as of December 31, 2018 Departmental Offices, Department of the Treasury. ACTION: Notice of reporting requirements. AGENCY: By this Notice, the Department of the Treasury is informing the public that it is conducting a mandatory survey of ownership of foreign securities by U.S. residents as of December 31, 2018. This Notice constitutes legal notification to all United States persons (defined below) who meet the reporting requirements set forth in this Notice that they must respond to, and comply with, this survey. The reporting form SHCA (2018) and instructions may be printed from the internet at: http://www.treasury.gov/ resource-center/data-chart-center/tic/ Pages/forms-sh.aspx#shc. Definition: Pursuant to 22 U.S.C. 3102, a United States person is any individual, branch, partnership, associated group, association, estate, trust, corporation, or other organization (whether or not organized under the laws of any State), and any government (including a foreign government, the United States Government, a State or local government, and any agency, corporation, financial institution, or other entity or instrumentality thereof, including a government-sponsored agency), who resides in the United States or is subject to the jurisdiction of the United States. Who Must Report: The reporting panel is based upon the data submitted for the 2016 Benchmark survey and the June 2018 TIC report ‘‘Aggregate Holdings of Long-Term Securities by U.S. and Foreign Residents’’ (TIC SLT). Entities required to report will be contacted individually by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Entities not contacted by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York have no reporting responsibilities. What To Report: This report will collect information on holdings by U.S. residents of foreign securities, including equities, long-term debt securities, and short-term debt securities (including selected money market instruments). khammond on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:35 Dec 04, 2018 Jkt 247001 How To Report: Copies of the survey forms and instructions, which contain complete information on reporting procedures and definitions, may be obtained at the website address given above in the Summary. Completed reports can be submitted electronically or mailed to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Data and Statistics Function, 6th Floor, 33 Liberty Street, New York, NY 10045–0001. Inquiries can be made to the survey staff of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York at (212) 720–6300 or email: SHC.help@ ny.frb.org. Inquiries can also be made to Dwight Wolkow at (202) 622–1276, email: comments2TIC@do.treas.gov. When To Report: Data must be submitted to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, acting as fiscal agent for the Department of the Treasury, by March 1, 2019. Paperwork Reduction Act Notice: This data collection has been approved by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act and assigned control number 1505–0146. An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a valid control number assigned by OMB. The estimated average annual burden associated with this collection of information is 49 hours per respondent for end-investors and custodians that file Schedule 3 reports covering their securities entrusted to U.S. resident custodians, 146 hours per respondent for large endinvestors filing Schedule 2 reports, and 546 hours per respondent for large custodians of securities filing Schedule 2 reports. Comments concerning the accuracy of this burden estimate and suggestions for reducing this burden should be directed to the Department of the Treasury, Attention: Administrator, International Portfolio Investment Data Reporting Systems, Room 5422, Washington, DC 20220 and to OMB, Attention: Desk Officer for the Department of the Treasury, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Washington, DC 20503. Dwight Wolkow, Administrator, International Portfolio Investment Data Reporting Systems. [FR Doc. 2018–26491 Filed 12–4–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–25–P PO 00000 Frm 00127 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 62959 DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Reasonable Charges for Medical Care or Services; v3.25, 2019 Calendar Year Update and National Average Administrative Prescription Drug Charge Update Department of Veterans Affairs. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: This Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) notice updates the data for calculating the ‘‘Reasonable Charges’’ collected or recovered by VA for medical care or services. This notice also updates the ‘‘National Average Administrative Prescription Costs’’ for purposes of calculating VA’s charges for prescription drugs that were not administered during treatment, but provided or furnished by VA to a veteran. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Romona Greene, Office of Community Care, Revenue Operations, Payer Relations and Services, Rates and Charges (10D1C1), Veterans Health Administration (VHA), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20420, (202) 382– 2521. (This is not a toll free number). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 17.101(a)(1) of 38 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) sets forth the ‘‘Reasonable Charges’’ for medical care or services provided or furnished by VA to a veteran: ‘‘For a nonserviceconnected disability for which the veteran is entitled to care (or the payment of expenses for care) under a health plan contract; For a nonserviceconnected disability incurred incident to the veteran’s employment and covered under a worker’s compensation law or plan that provides reimbursement or indemnification for such care and services; or For a nonservice-connected disability incurred as a result of a motor vehicle accident in a State that requires automobile accident reparations insurance.’’ Section 17.101 provides the methodologies for establishing billed amounts for several types of charges; however, this notice will only address partial hospitalization facility charges; outpatient facility charges; physician and other professional charges, including professional charges for anesthesia services and dental services; pathology and laboratory charges; observation care facility charges; ambulance and other emergency transportation charges; and charges for durable medical equipment, drugs, injectables, and other medical services, items, and supplies identified by SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\06DEN1.SGM 06DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 234 (Thursday, December 6, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Pages 62958-62959]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-26469]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Internal Revenue Service


Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 13013, 13013-D and, 
14388

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 
proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the 
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. Currently, the IRS is soliciting 
comments concerning Form 13013, Taxpayer Advocacy Panel (TAP) 
Membership Application, and Form 13013-D, Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Tax 
Check Waiver and Form 14388 Taxpayer Advocate Panel (TAP) Outreach.

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before February 4, 
2019 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 form should be directed to LaNita Van Dyke, at (202) 317-
6009, at Internal Revenue Service, room 6526, 1111 Constitution Avenue 
NW, Washington, DC 20224, or through the internet at 
[email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Titles: Taxpayer Advocacy Panel (TAP) Membership Application; 
Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Tax Check Waiver and Taxpayer Advocacy Panel 
(TAP) Outreach
    OMB Number: 1545-1788.
    Form Numbers: 13013, 13013-D, and 14388.
    Abstract: Form 13013, Taxpayer Advocacy Panel (TAP) Membership 
Application, is used as an application to volunteer to serve on the 
Taxpayer Advocacy Panel (TAP), an advisory panel to the Internal 
Revenue Service. The TAP application is necessary for the purpose of 
recruiting perspective members to voluntarily participate on the 
Taxpayer Advocacy Panel for the Internal Revenue Service. It is 
necessary to gather information to rank applicants as well as to 
balance the panels demographically.
    Abstract: Form 13013-D, Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Tax Check Waiver, 
is used by new and continuing members of IRS Advisory Committees/
Councils are who are required to undergo a tax compliance check as a 
condition of membership. The tax check wavier authorizes the Government 
Liaison Disclosure analysts to provide the results to the appropriate 
IRS officials.
    Abstract: Form 14388, This tri-fold self-mailer is to be used be 
taxpayers to mail or fax to a specific TAP office, listed on the mailer 
who have any suggestions they would like to elevate to the Taxpayer 
advocacy Panel.
    Current Actions: There are no changes being made to the forms at 
this time.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Individuals.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 200.
    Estimated Time Per Respondent: 2 hours, 25 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 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. 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.


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    Approved: November 27, 2018.
Laurie Brimmer,
Senior Tax Analyst.
[FR Doc. 2018-26469 Filed 12-4-18; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4830-01-P