Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 5304-SIMPLE, Form 5305-SIMPLE, and Notice 98-4, 62956-62957 [2018-26470]

Download as PDF 62956 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 234 / Thursday, December 6, 2018 / Notices Notice and request for comments. ACTION: 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 an existing notice of proposed rulemaking and temporary regulations, FI–255–82 (TD 7852), Registration Requirements With Respect to Debt Obligations (§ 5f.103–1(c)). 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 regulation 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: Title: Registration Requirements With Respect to Debt Obligations. OMB Number: 1545–0945. Regulation Project Number: FI–255– 82. Abstract: These regulations require an issuer of a registration-required obligation and any person holding the obligation as a nominee or custodian on behalf of another to maintain ownership records in a manner which will permit examination by the Internal Revenue Service in connection with enforcement of the Internal Revenue laws. Current Actions: There is no change to this existing regulation. Type of Review: Extension without change of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations and, state, local or tribal governments. Estimated Number of Recordkeepers: 50,000. Estimated Time Per Recordkeeper: 1 hour. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 50,000. 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 khammond on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:35 Dec 04, 2018 Jkt 247001 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. 2018–26465 Filed 12–4–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 5304–SIMPLE, Form 5305–SIMPLE, and Notice 98–4 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 5304– SIMPLE, Savings Incentive Match Plan for Employees of Small Employers (SIMPLE)—Not for Use With a Designated Financial Institution; Form 5305–SIMPLE, Savings Incentive Match SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00124 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Plan for Employees of Small Employers (SIMPLE)—for Use With a Designated Financial Institution; Notice 98–4, Simple IRA Plan Guidance 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 forms, instructions, and notice 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: Title: Form 5304–SIMPLE, Savings Incentive Match Plan for Employees of Small Employers (SIMPLE)—Not for Use With a Designated Financial Institution, Form 5305–SIMPLE; Savings Incentive Match Plan for Employees of Small Employers (SIMPLE)—for Use With a Designated Financial Institution; SIMPLE IRA Plan Guidance(Notice 98–4). OMB Number: 1545–1502. Form Number: Form 5304–SIMPLE, Form 5305–SIMPLE, and Notice 98–4. Abstract: Form 5304–SIMPLE is a model SIMPLE IRA agreement that was created to be used by an employer to permit employees who are not using a designated financial institution to make salary reduction contributions to a SIMPLE IRA described in Internal Revenue Code section 408(p). Form 5305–SIMPLE is also a model SIMPLE IRA agreement, but it is for use with a designated financial institutions. Notice 98–4 provides guidance for employers and trustees regarding how they can comply with the requirements of Code section 408(p) in establishing and maintaining a SIMPLE IRA, including information regarding the notification and reporting requirements under Code section 408. Current Actions: There are no changes for the forms at this time. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations not-for-profit institutions, and individuals. Estimated Number of Respondents: 600,000. Estimated Time per Respondent: 3 hours, 31 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 2,113,000. The following paragraph applies to all of the collections of information covered by this notice: E:\FR\FM\06DEN1.SGM 06DEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 234 / Thursday, December 6, 2018 / Notices 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, Supervisory Tax Analyst. [FR Doc. 2018–26470 Filed 12–4–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Notice 2007–52 Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. AGENCY: Notice and request for comments. ACTION: 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 information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The IRS is soliciting comments concerning Notice 2007–52, Qualifying Advanced Coal Project Program. khammond on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:35 Dec 04, 2018 Jkt 247001 Written comments should be received on or before February 4, 2019 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to L. 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 and instructions should be directed to Sara Covington, (202) 317–6038, at Internal Revenue Service, Room 6526, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20224, or through the internet at Sara.L.Covington@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Qualifying Advanced Coal Project Program. OMB Number: 1545–2003. Regulation Project Number: Notice 2007–52. Abstract: This notice establishes the qualifying advanced coal project program under § 48A of the Internal Revenue Code. The notice provides the time and manner for a taxpayer to apply for an allocation of qualifying advanced coal project credits and, once the taxpayer has received this allocation, the time and manner for the taxpayer to file for a certification of its qualifying advanced coal project. Current Actions: There are no changes in the paperwork burden previously approved by OMB. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Businesses and other for-profit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 45. Estimated Time Per Respondent: 110 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 4,950. 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: DATES: PO 00000 Frm 00125 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 62957 (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 29, 2018. Laurie Brimmer, Senior Tax Analyst. [FR Doc. 2018–26466 Filed 12–4–18; 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 proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning Distributions of Stock and Stock Rights. 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 regulation 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: Title: Distributions of Stock and Stock Rights. OMB Number: 1545–1438. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\06DEN1.SGM 06DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 234 (Thursday, December 6, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Pages 62956-62957]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-26470]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Internal Revenue Service


Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 5304-SIMPLE, Form 
5305-SIMPLE, and Notice 98-4

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 5304-SIMPLE, Savings Incentive Match Plan for 
Employees of Small Employers (SIMPLE)--Not for Use With a Designated 
Financial Institution; Form 5305-SIMPLE, Savings Incentive Match Plan 
for Employees of Small Employers (SIMPLE)--for Use With a Designated 
Financial Institution; Notice 98-4, Simple IRA Plan Guidance

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 forms, instructions, and notice 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: 
    Title: Form 5304-SIMPLE, Savings Incentive Match Plan for Employees 
of Small Employers (SIMPLE)--Not for Use With a Designated Financial 
Institution, Form 5305-SIMPLE; Savings Incentive Match Plan for 
Employees of Small Employers (SIMPLE)--for Use With a Designated 
Financial Institution; SIMPLE IRA Plan Guidance(Notice 98-4).
    OMB Number: 1545-1502.
    Form Number: Form 5304-SIMPLE, Form 5305-SIMPLE, and Notice 98-4.
    Abstract: Form 5304-SIMPLE is a model SIMPLE IRA agreement that was 
created to be used by an employer to permit employees who are not using 
a designated financial institution to make salary reduction 
contributions to a SIMPLE IRA described in Internal Revenue Code 
section 408(p). Form 5305-SIMPLE is also a model SIMPLE IRA agreement, 
but it is for use with a designated financial institutions. Notice 98-4 
provides guidance for employers and trustees regarding how they can 
comply with the requirements of Code section 408(p) in establishing and 
maintaining a SIMPLE IRA, including information regarding the 
notification and reporting requirements under Code section 408.
    Current Actions: There are no changes for the forms at this time.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit organizations not-
for-profit institutions, and individuals.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 600,000.
    Estimated Time per Respondent: 3 hours, 31 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 2,113,000.
    The following paragraph applies to all of the collections of 
information covered by this notice:

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    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,
Supervisory Tax Analyst.
[FR Doc. 2018-26470 Filed 12-4-18; 8:45 am]
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