Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project, 63558 [2018-26625]

Download as PDF 63558 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 236 / Monday, December 10, 2018 / Notices PERCE, RONJA CARRIER, SADIE JANE, and the MISS MILDRED 1 as follows: Intended Commercial Use of Vessel: ‘‘to use highly-specialized foreign-flag vessels referred to as a ‘‘wellboat’’ (or ‘‘live fish carrier’’) to treat Cooke’s swimming inventory of farmed Atlantic salmon in the company’s salt-water grow-out pens off Maine’s North Atlantic Coast. This treatment prevents against parasitic infestation by sea lice that is highly destructive to the salmon’s health.’’ Geographic Region: ‘‘off Maine’s North Atlantic Coast’’ Requested Time Period: ‘‘2019 calendar year, from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019’’ Interested parties may submit comments providing detailed information relating to the availability of U.S.-flag vessels to perform the required aquaculture support services. If MARAD determines, in accordance with 46 U.S.C. 12102(d)(1) and MARAD’s regulations at 46 CFR part 388, that suitable U.S.-flag vessels are available to perform the required services, a waiver will not be granted. Comments should refer to the docket number of this notice and the vessel name in order for MARAD to properly consider the comments. Comments should also state the commenter’s interest in the waiver application, and address the waiver criteria set forth in 46 CFR 388.4. Privacy Act In accordance with 5 U.S.C. 553(c), MARAD solicits comments from the public to inform its process to determine the availability of suitable vessels. DOT posts these comments, without edit, to www.regulations.gov, as described in the system of records notice, DOT/ALL–14 FDMS, accessible through www.dot.gov/privacy. In order to facilitate comment tracking and response, we encourage commenters to provide their name, or the name of their organization; however, submission of names is completely optional. Whether or not commenters identify themselves, all timely comments will be fully considered. If you wish to provide comments containing proprietary or confidential information, please contact the agency for alternate submission instructions. Authority: 49 CFR 1.93(w). * * * * * Dated: December 3, 2018. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:10 Dec 07, 2018 Jkt 247001 By Order of the Maritime Administrator. T. Mitchell Hudson, Jr., Secretary, Maritime Administration. [FR Doc. 2018–26589 Filed 12–7–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–81–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 taxation of gain or loss from certain nonfunctional currency transactions. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before February 8, 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: Currently, the IRS is seeking comments concerning the following information collection tools, reporting, and record-keeping requirements. Title: Taxation of Gain or Loss from Certain Nonfunctional Currency Transactions (Section 988 Transactions). OMB Number: 1545–1131. Regulation: TD 8400. Abstract: Internal Revenue Code sections 988(c)(1)(D) and (E) allow taxpayers to make elections concerning the taxation of exchange gain or loss on certain foreign currency denominated transactions. In addition, Code sections 988(a)(1)(B) and 988(d) require taxpayers to identify transactions which SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00093 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 generate capital gain or loss or which are hedges of other transactions. This regulation provides guidance on making the elections and complying with the identification rules. Current Actions: There are no changes to the previously approved burden of this existing collection. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Individuals or households and business or other forprofit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 5,000. Estimated Time per Respondent: 40 min. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 3,333. 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. 2018–26625 Filed 12–7–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P E:\FR\FM\10DEN1.SGM 10DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 236 (Monday, December 10, 2018)]
[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: 2018-26625]


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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, 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 taxation of gain or loss from certain nonfunctional 
currency transactions.

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before February 8, 
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 [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Currently, the IRS is seeking comments 
concerning the following information collection tools, reporting, and 
record-keeping requirements.
    Title: Taxation of Gain or Loss from Certain Nonfunctional Currency 
Transactions (Section 988 Transactions).
    OMB Number: 1545-1131.
    Regulation: TD 8400.
    Abstract: Internal Revenue Code sections 988(c)(1)(D) and (E) allow 
taxpayers to make elections concerning the taxation of exchange gain or 
loss on certain foreign currency denominated transactions. In addition, 
Code sections 988(a)(1)(B) and 988(d) require taxpayers to identify 
transactions which generate capital gain or loss or which are hedges of 
other transactions. This regulation provides guidance on making the 
elections and complying with the identification rules.
    Current Actions: There are no changes to the previously approved 
burden of this existing collection.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households and business or other 
for-profit organizations.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 5,000.
    Estimated Time per Respondent: 40 min.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 3,333.
    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. 2018-26625 Filed 12-7-18; 8:45 am]
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