Proposed Extension of Information Collection Request Submitted for Public Comment; Comment Request Concerning Information Reporting for Hedging Transactions and Third-Party Network Transactions, 37007-37008 [2019-16189]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 146 / Tuesday, July 30, 2019 / Notices 3. BORJI, Salim (a.k.a. BORJI SOUMEH, Salim); DOB 22 Dec 1964; citizen Iran; Additional Sanctions Information—Subject to Secondary Sanctions; Gender Male; Passport B30739118 (Iran) (individual) [NPWMD] [IFSR] (Linked To: TAMIN KALAYE SABZ ARAS COMPANY). Designated pursuant to section 1(a)(iv) of E.O. 13382, for acting or purporting to act for or on behalf of, directly or indirectly, TAMIN KALAYE SABZ ARAS COMPANY, a person whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to E.O. 13382. 4. NAJAFI, Mehdi (a.k.a. MOJTAHEDNAJAFI, Seyedmehdi; a.k.a. MOJTAHEDNAJAFI, Seyedmehdi Miraliasghar; a.k.a. NAJAFI, Seyed Mehdi Mojtahed), No. 1–30th Bld# 2nd, Shahrak Farhangian Sheykh Fazlollah Nour, Tehran 1464873861, Iran; DOB 21 Sep 1971; POB Tehran, Iran; nationality Iran; Additional Sanctions Information—Subject to Secondary Sanctions; Gender Male; Passport I15597905 (Iran); National ID No. 0054385946 (Iran) (individual) [NPWMD] [IFSR] (Linked To: IRAN CENTRIFUGE TECHNOLOGY COMPANY). Designated pursuant to section 1(a)(iii) of E.O. 13382, for having provided, or attempted to provide, financial, material, technological or other support for, or goods or services in support of, IRAN CENTRIFUGE TECHNOLOGY COMPANY, a person whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to E.O. 13382. 5. FAKHRZADEH, Mohammad (a.k.a. FAKHR ZADEH, Mohammad), Tehran, Iran; DOB 22 May 1978; POB Malayer, Iran; Additional Sanctions Information—Subject to Secondary Sanctions; Gender Male; National ID No. 3932714806 (Iran) (individual) [NPWMD] [IFSR] (Linked To: IRAN CENTRIFUGE TECHNOLOGY COMPANY). Designated pursuant to section 1(a)(iv) of E.O. 13382, for acting or purporting to act for or on behalf of, directly or indirectly, IRAN CENTRIFUGE TECHNOLOGY COMPANY, a person whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to E.O. 13382. Dated: July 18, 2019. Bradley T. Smith, Deputy Director, Office of Foreign Assets Control, U.S. Department of the Treasury. [FR Doc. 2019–15796 Filed 7–29–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–AL–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Office of Foreign Assets Control jspears on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES [Case IDs VENEZUELA–16241, VENEZUELA–16242, VENEZUELA–16243, VENEZUELA–16244] Notice of OFAC Sanctions Actions Office of Foreign Assets Control, Treasury. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is publishing the names SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:42 Jul 29, 2019 Jkt 247001 of one or more persons that have been placed on OFAC’s Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List based on OFAC’s determination that one or more applicable legal criteria were satisfied. All property and interests in property subject to U.S. jurisdiction of these persons are blocked, and U.S. persons are generally prohibited from engaging in transactions with them. DATES: See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: OFAC: Associate Director for Global Targeting, tel.: 202–622–2420; Assistant Director for Sanctions Compliance & Evaluation, tel.: 202–622–2490; Assistant Director for Licensing, tel.: 202–622–2480; Assistant Director for Regulatory Affairs, tel.: 202–622–4855; or the Department of the Treasury’s Office of the General Counsel: Office of the Chief Counsel (Foreign Assets Control), tel.: 202–622–2410. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Electronic Availability The Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List and additional information concerning OFAC sanctions programs are available on OFAC’s website (https://www.treasury.gov/ofac). Notice of OFAC Actions On July 19, 2019, OFAC determined that the property and interests in property subject to U.S. jurisdiction of the following persons are blocked under the relevant sanctions authority listed below. Individuals 1. GUERRERO MIJARES, Hannover Esteban, Caracas, Capital District, Venezuela; DOB 14 Jan 1971; Gender Male; Cedula No. 10537738 (Venezuela) (individual) [VENEZUELA]. Designated pursuant to section 1(a)(ii)(C) of Executive Order 13692 of March 8, 2015, ‘‘Blocking Property and Suspending Entry of Certain Persons Contributing to the Situation in Venezuela’’ (E.O. 13692), as amended by Executive Order 13857 of January 25, 2019, ‘‘Taking Additional Steps To Address the National Emergency With Respect to Venezuela,’’ (E.O. 13857) for being a current or former official of the Government of Venezuela. 2. BLANCO MARRERO, Rafael Ramon (Latin: BLANCO MARRERO, Rafael Ramo´n), Caracas, Capital District, Venezuela; DOB 28 Feb 1968; Gender Male; Cedula No. 6250588 (Venezuela) (individual) [VENEZUELA]. Designated pursuant to section 1(a)(ii)(C) of E.O. 13692, as amended by E.O. 13857, for being a current or former official of the Government of Venezuela. 3. FRANCO QUINTERO, Rafael Antonio, Miranda, Venezuela; DOB 14 Oct 1973; Gender Male; Cedula No. 11311672 (Venezuela) (individual) [VENEZUELA]. PO 00000 Frm 00124 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 37007 Designated pursuant to section 1(a)(ii)(C) of E.O. 13692, as amended by E.O. 13857, for being a current or former official of the Government of Venezuela. 4. GRANKO ARTEAGA, Alexander Enrique, Miranda, Venezuela; DOB 25 Mar 1981; Gender Male; Cedula No. 14970215 (Venezuela) (individual) [VENEZUELA]. Designated pursuant to section 1(a)(ii)(C) of E.O. 13692, as amended by E.O. 13857, for being a current or former official of the Government of Venezuela. Dated: July 24, 2019. Andrea Gacki, Director, Office of Foreign Assets Control. [FR Doc. 2019–16131 Filed 7–29–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–AL–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Extension of Information Collection Request Submitted for Public Comment; Comment Request Concerning Information Reporting for Hedging Transactions 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 soliciting comments concerning information reporting for hedging transactions. SUMMARY: Written comments should be received on or before September 30, 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: Hedging Transactions. OMB Number: 1545–1480. Regulation Project Number: TD 8985. Abstract: TD 8985 contains final regulations relating to the character of gain or loss from hedging transactions. The regulations reflect changes to the DATES: E:\FR\FM\30JYN1.SGM 30JYN1 jspears on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES 37008 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 146 / Tuesday, July 30, 2019 / Notices law made by the Ticket to Work and Work Incentives Improvement Act of 1999. The regulations affect businesses entering into hedging transactions. Current Actions: There are no changes to the burden. We are submitting this request for renewal purposes only. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 167,100. Estimated Time per Respondent: 8 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 171,050. 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. VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:42 Jul 29, 2019 Jkt 247001 Approved: July 23, 2019. R. Joseph Durbala, IRS Tax Analyst. [FR Doc. 2019–16189 Filed 7–29–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Revenue Procedure 2014– 49 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 Revenue Procedure 2014–49, Disaster Relief. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before September 30, 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 and instructions should be directed to LaNita Van Dyke, at (202) 317–6009, at Internal Revenue Service, Room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20224, or through the internet at Lanita.VanDyke@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Disaster Relief. OMB Number: 1545–2237. Form Number: Rev. Proc. 2014–49. Abstract: This revenue procedure establishes a procedure for temporary relief from certain requirements of § 42 of the Internal Revenue Code for owners of low-income buildings (Owners) and housing credit agencies of States or possessions of the United States (Agencies) affected by major disaster areas declared by the President under the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, 42 U.S.C. 5121 et seq. (Stafford Act). Current Actions: There is no change in the paperwork burden previously approved by OMB. This form is being submitted for renewal purposes only. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00125 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Individuals and Households. Estimated Number of Respondents: 3,500. Estimated Time per Respondent: 30 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,750. 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: June 24, 2019. Laurie Brimmer, Senior Tax Analyst. [FR Doc. 2019–16059 Filed 7–29–19; 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 Information Reporting for SS–8 and SS–8(PR) Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\30JYN1.SGM 30JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 146 (Tuesday, July 30, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Pages 37007-37008]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-16189]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Internal Revenue Service


Proposed Extension of Information Collection Request Submitted 
for Public Comment; Comment Request Concerning Information Reporting 
for Hedging Transactions and Third-Party Network Transactions

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 information reporting for hedging transactions.

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before September 30, 
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: Hedging Transactions.
    OMB Number: 1545-1480.
    Regulation Project Number: TD 8985.
    Abstract: TD 8985 contains final regulations relating to the 
character of gain or loss from hedging transactions. The regulations 
reflect changes to the

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law made by the Ticket to Work and Work Incentives Improvement Act of 
1999. The regulations affect businesses entering into hedging 
transactions.
    Current Actions: There are no changes to the burden. We are 
submitting this request for renewal purposes only.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit organizations.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 167,100.
    Estimated Time per Respondent: 8 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 171,050.
    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: July 23, 2019.
R. Joseph Durbala,
IRS Tax Analyst.
[FR Doc. 2019-16189 Filed 7-29-19; 8:45 am]
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