Proposed Extension of Information Collection Request Submitted for Public Comment; Comment Request Concerning Deduction for Energy Efficient Commercial Buildings, 13989 [2019-06903]

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[FR Doc. 2019–06910 Filed 4–5–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service jbell on DSK30RV082PROD with NOTICES Proposed Extension of Information Collection Request Submitted for Public Comment; Comment Request Concerning Deduction for Energy Efficient Commercial Buildings Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: The Internal Revenue Service, as part of its continuing effort to reduce SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:45 Apr 05, 2019 Jkt 247001 paperwork and respondent burden, invites the 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 deduction for energy efficient commercial buildings. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before June 7, 2019 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Laurie Brimmer, Internal Revenue Service, Room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20224. Requests for additional information or copies of the regulations should be directed to R. Joseph Durbala, at Internal Revenue Service, Room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20224, or through the internet, at RJoseph.Durbala@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Deduction for Energy Efficient Commercial Buildings. OMB Number: 1545–2004. Regulation Project Number: Notice 2006–52; Notice 2008–40. Abstract: This notice sets forth a process that allows the owner of energy efficient commercial building property to certify that the property satisfies the requirements of section 179D(c)(1) and (d). This notice also provides a procedure whereby the developer of computer software may certify to the Internal Revenue Service that the software is acceptable for use in calculating energy and power consumption for purposes of section 179D of the Code. Current Actions: There is no change to the burden previously approved by OMB. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Individuals or households, Businesses and other forprofit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 21,767. Estimated Time per Respondent: 10 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 3,761. The following paragraph applies to all 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. 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Desired Focus of Comments: The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is particularly interested in comments that: • Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; • Evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; • Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and • Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including using appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., by permitting electronic submissions of responses. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the ICR for OMB approval of the extension of the information collection; they will also become a matter of public record. Approved: April 2, 2019. R. Joseph Durbala, IRS Tax Analyst. [FR Doc. 2019–06903 Filed 4–5–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Extension of Information Collection Request Submitted for Public Comment; Comment Request Concerning Form 8594 and Third-Party Network Transactions 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 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 SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\08APN1.SGM 08APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 67 (Monday, April 8, 2019)]
[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: 2019-06903]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Internal Revenue Service


Proposed Extension of Information Collection Request Submitted 
for Public Comment; Comment Request Concerning Deduction for Energy 
Efficient Commercial Buildings

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 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 deduction for energy efficient commercial buildings.

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before June 7, 2019 to 
be assured of consideration.

ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Laurie Brimmer, Internal 
Revenue Service, Room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 
20224. Requests for additional information or copies of the regulations 
should be directed to R. Joseph Durbala, at Internal Revenue Service, 
Room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20224, or 
through the internet, at [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Title: Deduction for Energy Efficient Commercial Buildings.
    OMB Number: 1545-2004.
    Regulation Project Number: Notice 2006-52; Notice 2008-40.
    Abstract: This notice sets forth a process that allows the owner of 
energy efficient commercial building property to certify that the 
property satisfies the requirements of section 179D(c)(1) and (d). This 
notice also provides a procedure whereby the developer of computer 
software may certify to the Internal Revenue Service that the software 
is acceptable for use in calculating energy and power consumption for 
purposes of section 179D of the Code.
    Current Actions: There is no change to the burden previously 
approved by OMB.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households, Businesses and other 
for-profit organizations.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 21,767.
    Estimated Time per Respondent: 10 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 3,761.
    The following paragraph applies to all 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 if 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.
    Desired Focus of Comments: The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is 
particularly interested in comments that:
     Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is 
necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, 
including whether the information will have practical utility;
     Evaluate the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the 
burden of the proposed collection of information, including the 
validity of the methodology and assumptions used;
     Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected; and
     Minimize the burden of the collection of information on 
those who are to respond, including using appropriate automated, 
electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or 
other forms of information technology, e.g., by permitting electronic 
submissions of responses.
    Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized 
and/or included in the ICR for OMB approval of the extension of the 
information collection; they will also become a matter of public 
record.

    Approved: April 2, 2019.
R. Joseph Durbala,
IRS Tax Analyst.
[FR Doc. 2019-06903 Filed 4-5-19; 8:45 am]
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