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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 238 / Wednesday, December 12, 2018 / Notices respondent; 260 total annual burden hours. Public Comments Invited: You are asked to comment on any aspect of this information collection, including: (1) Whether the proposed collection is necessary for the FHWA’s performance; (2) the accuracy of the estimated burdens; (3) ways for the FHWA to enhance the quality, usefulness, and clarity of the collected information; and (4) ways that the burden could be minimized, including the use of electronic technology, without reducing the quality of the collected information. The agency will summarize and/or include your comments in the request for OMB’s clearance of this information collection. Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995; 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended; and 49 CFR 1.48. Issued on: December 6, 2018. Michael Howell, Information Collection Officer. [FR Doc. 2018–26874 Filed 12–11–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–22–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Multiple IRS 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 January 11, 2019 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. amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:39 Dec 11, 2018 Jkt 247001 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. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Internal Revenue Service (IRS) 1. Title: Return of U.S. Persons With Respect to Certain Foreign Partnerships. OMB Control Number: 1545–1668. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Description: The Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997 significantly modified the information reporting requirements with respect to foreign partnerships. The Act made the following three changes (1) expanded section 6038B to require U.S. persons transferring property to foreign partnerships in certain transactions to report those transfers; (2) expanded section 6038 to require certain U.S. Partners of controlled foreign partnerships to report information about the partnerships; and (3) modified the reporting required under section 6046A with respect to acquisitions and dispositions of foreign partnership interests. Form 8838–P is used to extend the statute of limitations for U.S. persons who transfers appreciated property to partnerships with foreign partners related to the transferor. The form is filed when the transferor makes a gain recognition agreement. This agreement allows the transferor to defer the payment of tax on the transfer. The IRS uses Form 8838–P so that it may assess tax against the transferor after the expiration of the original statute of limitations. Form: 8865 Schedules G, H, K–1, O & P; 8838–P. Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profits, Individuals and households. Estimated Number of Respondents: 34,450. Frequency of Response: Annually. Estimated Total Number of Annual Responses: 34,450. Estimated Time per Response: 8.18 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 281,974. 2. Title: Employer Credit for Paid Family and Medical Leave. OMB Control Number: 1545–XXXX. Type of Review: New collection. Description: The law establishes a credit for employers that provide paid family and medical leave to employees. This is a general business credit employers may claim, based on wages paid to qualifying employees while they PO 00000 Frm 00143 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 63967 are on family and medical leave, subject to certain conditions. The credit is for wages paid beginning after December 31, 2017 and it is not available for wages paid beginning after December 31, 2019, Supporting documentation is attached. Form: 8994. Affected Public: Individuals and households. Estimated Number of Respondents: 660,000. Frequency of Response: Annually. Estimated Total Number of Annual Responses: 660,000. Estimated Time per Response: 1.94 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,280,400. 3. Title: Form 461—Limitation on Business Losses. OMB Control Number: 1545–XXXX. Type of Review: New collection. Description: Form 461 and its separate instructions calculates the limitation on business losses, and the excess business losses that will be treated as net operating loss (NOL) carried forward to subsequent taxable years. In the case of a partnership or S corporation, the provision applies at the partner or shareholder level. This form will used by noncorporate taxpayers and will attached to a tax return (F1040, 1040NR, 1041, 1041–QFT, 1041–N, or 990–T). Form: 461. Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profits. Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,909,026. Frequency of Response: Annually. Estimated Total Number of Annual Responses: 2,909,026. Estimated Time per Response: 23 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,105,430. 4. Title: Information Reporting for Certain Life Insurance Contract Transactions. OMB Control Number: 1545–XXXX. Type of Review: New collection. Description: The collection covers the new information reporting requirements for certain life insurance contracts under new IRC 6050Y, which was added by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA). The new reporting requirements apply to reportable death benefits paid and reportable policy sales made after Dec. 31, 2017. On April 26, 2018, the Internal Revenue Service provided transitional guidance delaying any reporting under IRC 6050Y until final regulations are issued. The transitional guidance provides taxpayers additional time to satisfy any reporting obligations arising prior to publication of final regulations. Form: 1099–SB, 1099–LS. E:\FR\FM\12DEN1.SGM 12DEN1 63968 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 238 / Wednesday, December 12, 2018 / Notices amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profits. Estimated Number of Respondents: 6,000. Frequency of Response: Annually, On occasion. Estimated Total Number of Annual Responses: 6,000. Estimated Time per Response: 7 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 720. 5. Title: Transitional Guidance Under Sections 162(f) and 6050X With Respect to Certain Fines, Penalties, and Other Amounts. OMB Control Number: 1545–XXXX. Type of Review: New collection. Description: The collection covers the new information reporting requirements under IRC 162(f) and new 6050X, which was added by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA). Generally, no deduction is allowed for any amount paid to, or at the direction of, a government or specified nongovernmental entity for the violation of any law. The general rule does not apply to the following exceptions: • Amounts that constitute restitution (including remediation of property); • Amounts paid to come into compliance with the law; • Amounts paid or incurred as the result of certain court orders in which VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:39 Dec 11, 2018 Jkt 247001 no government or specified nongovernmental agency is a party; and • Amounts paid or incurred for taxes due. To be deductible under an exception, the Taxpayer must establish that an amount required to be paid is for restitution, remediation or to come into compliance with the law, AND the amount must be specifically identified in the settlement agreement or court order as restitution, remediation or to come into compliance with the law. Any amount paid or incurred as reimbursement to the Government for the costs of any investigation or litigation are not deductible under one of the exceptions (under prior law, these amounts were often considered compensatory and deductible). The 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act also enacted IRC section 6050X, which requires government agencies or specified nongovernmental regulatory entities to file an information return which identifies: 1. The amount required to be paid as a result of the suit or agreement to which IRC section 162(f)(1) applies; 2. Any amount required to be paid as a result of the suit or agreement that constitutes restitution or remediation of property; and 3. Any amount required to be paid as a result of the suit or agreement for the PO 00000 Frm 00144 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 purpose of coming into compliance with any law that was violated or involved in the investigation or inquiry. This reporting requirement will not be required with respect to amounts paid or incurred under a binding court order or agreement entered into before the date provided in the future proposed regulations, which will be no earlier than January 1, 2019. Notice 2018–23 provides information for section 6050X and transitional guidance under IRC § 162(f). Form: 1098–F. Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profits. Estimated Number of Respondents: 200. Frequency of Response: Annually, On occasion. Estimated Total Number of Annual Responses: 200. Estimated Time per Response: 7 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 24. Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq. Dated: December 6, 2018. Spencer W. Clark, Treasury PRA Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2018–26841 Filed 12–11–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P E:\FR\FM\12DEN1.SGM 12DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY


Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB 
Review; Comment Request; Multiple IRS Information Collection Requests

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

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: 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 January 11, 2019 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 [email protected] and (2) 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: 

Internal Revenue Service (IRS)

    1. Title: Return of U.S. Persons With Respect to Certain Foreign 
Partnerships.
    OMB Control Number: 1545-1668.
    Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection.
    Description: The Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997 significantly modified 
the information reporting requirements with respect to foreign 
partnerships. The Act made the following three changes (1) expanded 
section 6038B to require U.S. persons transferring property to foreign 
partnerships in certain transactions to report those transfers; (2) 
expanded section 6038 to require certain U.S. Partners of controlled 
foreign partnerships to report information about the partnerships; and 
(3) modified the reporting required under section 6046A with respect to 
acquisitions and dispositions of foreign partnership interests.
    Form 8838-P is used to extend the statute of limitations for U.S. 
persons who transfers appreciated property to partnerships with foreign 
partners related to the transferor. The form is filed when the 
transferor makes a gain recognition agreement. This agreement allows 
the transferor to defer the payment of tax on the transfer. The IRS 
uses Form 8838-P so that it may assess tax against the transferor after 
the expiration of the original statute of limitations.
    Form: 8865 Schedules G, H, K-1, O & P; 8838-P.
    Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profits, Individuals and 
households.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 34,450.
    Frequency of Response: Annually.
    Estimated Total Number of Annual Responses: 34,450.
    Estimated Time per Response: 8.18 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 281,974.
    2. Title: Employer Credit for Paid Family and Medical Leave.
    OMB Control Number: 1545-XXXX.
    Type of Review: New collection.
    Description: The law establishes a credit for employers that 
provide paid family and medical leave to employees. This is a general 
business credit employers may claim, based on wages paid to qualifying 
employees while they are on family and medical leave, subject to 
certain conditions. The credit is for wages paid beginning after 
December 31, 2017 and it is not available for wages paid beginning 
after December 31, 2019, Supporting documentation is attached.
    Form: 8994.
    Affected Public: Individuals and households.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 660,000.
    Frequency of Response: Annually.
    Estimated Total Number of Annual Responses: 660,000.
    Estimated Time per Response: 1.94 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,280,400.
    3. Title: Form 461--Limitation on Business Losses.
    OMB Control Number: 1545-XXXX.
    Type of Review: New collection.
    Description: Form 461 and its separate instructions calculates the 
limitation on business losses, and the excess business losses that will 
be treated as net operating loss (NOL) carried forward to subsequent 
taxable years. In the case of a partnership or S corporation, the 
provision applies at the partner or shareholder level. This form will 
used by noncorporate taxpayers and will attached to a tax return 
(F1040, 1040NR, 1041, 1041-QFT, 1041-N, or 990-T).
    Form: 461.
    Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profits.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,909,026.
    Frequency of Response: Annually.
    Estimated Total Number of Annual Responses: 2,909,026.
    Estimated Time per Response: 23 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,105,430.
    4. Title: Information Reporting for Certain Life Insurance Contract 
Transactions.
    OMB Control Number: 1545-XXXX.
    Type of Review: New collection.
    Description: The collection covers the new information reporting 
requirements for certain life insurance contracts under new IRC 6050Y, 
which was added by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA). The new reporting 
requirements apply to reportable death benefits paid and reportable 
policy sales made after Dec. 31, 2017. On April 26, 2018, the Internal 
Revenue Service provided transitional guidance delaying any reporting 
under IRC 6050Y until final regulations are issued. The transitional 
guidance provides taxpayers additional time to satisfy any reporting 
obligations arising prior to publication of final regulations.
    Form: 1099-SB, 1099-LS.

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    Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profits.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 6,000.
    Frequency of Response: Annually, On occasion.
    Estimated Total Number of Annual Responses: 6,000.
    Estimated Time per Response: 7 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 720.
    5. Title: Transitional Guidance Under Sections 162(f) and 6050X 
With Respect to Certain Fines, Penalties, and Other Amounts.
    OMB Control Number: 1545-XXXX.
    Type of Review: New collection.
    Description: The collection covers the new information reporting 
requirements under IRC 162(f) and new 6050X, which was added by the Tax 
Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA).
    Generally, no deduction is allowed for any amount paid to, or at 
the direction of, a government or specified nongovernmental entity for 
the violation of any law. The general rule does not apply to the 
following exceptions:
     Amounts that constitute restitution (including remediation 
of property);
     Amounts paid to come into compliance with the law;
     Amounts paid or incurred as the result of certain court 
orders in which no government or specified nongovernmental agency is a 
party; and
     Amounts paid or incurred for taxes due.
    To be deductible under an exception, the Taxpayer must establish 
that an amount required to be paid is for restitution, remediation or 
to come into compliance with the law, AND the amount must be 
specifically identified in the settlement agreement or court order as 
restitution, remediation or to come into compliance with the law.
    Any amount paid or incurred as reimbursement to the Government for 
the costs of any investigation or litigation are not deductible under 
one of the exceptions (under prior law, these amounts were often 
considered compensatory and deductible).
    The 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act also enacted IRC section 6050X, 
which requires government agencies or specified nongovernmental 
regulatory entities to file an information return which identifies:
    1. The amount required to be paid as a result of the suit or 
agreement to which IRC section 162(f)(1) applies;
    2. Any amount required to be paid as a result of the suit or 
agreement that constitutes restitution or remediation of property; and
    3. Any amount required to be paid as a result of the suit or 
agreement for the purpose of coming into compliance with any law that 
was violated or involved in the investigation or inquiry.
    This reporting requirement will not be required with respect to 
amounts paid or incurred under a binding court order or agreement 
entered into before the date provided in the future proposed 
regulations, which will be no earlier than January 1, 2019.
    Notice 2018-23 provides information for section 6050X and 
transitional guidance under IRC Sec.  162(f).
    Form: 1098-F.
    Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profits.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 200.
    Frequency of Response: Annually, On occasion.
    Estimated Total Number of Annual Responses: 200.
    Estimated Time per Response: 7 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 24.

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

    Dated: December 6, 2018.
Spencer W. Clark,
Treasury PRA Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2018-26841 Filed 12-11-18; 8:45 am]
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