Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 8997, 52176 [2019-21308]

Download as PDF 52176 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 190 / Tuesday, October 1, 2019 / Notices the reporting templates described in this notice. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and 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 OCC, including whether the information has practical utility; (b) The accuracy of the OCC’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 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. Dated: September 24, 2019. Theodore J. Dowd, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency. [FR Doc. 2019–21211 Filed 9–30–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–33–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 8997 Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Department of the Treasury, 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 New Form 8997 Initial and Annual Statements of Qualified Opportunity Fund (QOF) Investments. Written comments should be received on or before December 2, 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 jbell on DSK3GLQ082PROD with NOTICES DATES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:10 Sep 30, 2019 Jkt 250001 should be directed to Dionne McLeod, at (267) 941–6267, Internal Revenue Service, Room 3256, 600 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106, or through the internet at Dionne.a.McLeod@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Initial and Annual Statements of Qualified Opportunity Fund (QOF) Investments. OMB Number: 1545–xxxx. Form Number: Form 8997. Abstract: Form 8997 is filed by eligible taxpayers holding a qualified opportunity fund investment at any point during the tax year. Current Actions: The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), section 13823, added section 1400Z–1 to provide for the designation of certain low-income communities as qualified opportunity zones and added section 1400Z–2 to provide certain benefits for investments in these qualified opportunity zones through investment in qualified opportunity funds (QOFs). Taxpayers that invest in qualified opportunity zone property through a QOF can defer the recognition of certain gains. Form 8997 is provided by the IRS to accommodate new section 1400Z–2. It will be used by eligible taxpayers holding a qualified opportunity fund (QOF) investment to report their QOF investments and deferred gains. Type of Review: New Information Collection. Affected Public: individuals; C corporations, including regulated investment companies (RICs) and real estate investment trusts (REITs); partnerships; S corporations; trusts; and estates. Estimated Number of Respondents: 10,000. Estimated Time per Respondent: 1. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 10,000. 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 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: PO 00000 Frm 00117 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 (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: September 26, 2019. Laurie Brimmer, Senior Tax Analyst. [FR Doc. 2019–21308 Filed 9–30–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 8995 Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: 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 8995 Qualified Business Income Deduction Simplified Computation. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before December 2, 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 Dionne McLeod, at (267) 941–6267, Internal Revenue Service, Room 3256, 600 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106. or through the internet at Dionne.a.McLeod@irs.gov SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Qualified Business Income Deduction Simplified Computation. E:\FR\FM\01OCN1.SGM 01OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 190 (Tuesday, October 1, 2019)]
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[FR Doc No: 2019-21308]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Internal Revenue Service


Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 8997

AGENCY: Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: The Department of the Treasury, 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 New Form 8997 Initial and Annual Statements of 
Qualified Opportunity Fund (QOF) Investments.

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before December 2, 
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 Dionne 
McLeod, at (267) 941-6267, Internal Revenue Service, Room 3256, 600 
Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106, or through the internet at 
[email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Title: Initial and Annual Statements of Qualified Opportunity Fund 
(QOF) Investments.
    OMB Number: 1545-xxxx.
    Form Number: Form 8997.
    Abstract: Form 8997 is filed by eligible taxpayers holding a 
qualified opportunity fund investment at any point during the tax year.
    Current Actions: The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), section 13823, 
added section 1400Z-1 to provide for the designation of certain low-
income communities as qualified opportunity zones and added section 
1400Z-2 to provide certain benefits for investments in these qualified 
opportunity zones through investment in qualified opportunity funds 
(QOFs). Taxpayers that invest in qualified opportunity zone property 
through a QOF can defer the recognition of certain gains. Form 8997 is 
provided by the IRS to accommodate new section 1400Z-2. It will be used 
by eligible taxpayers holding a qualified opportunity fund (QOF) 
investment to report their QOF investments and deferred gains.
    Type of Review: New Information Collection.
    Affected Public: individuals; C corporations, including regulated 
investment companies (RICs) and real estate investment trusts (REITs); 
partnerships; S corporations; trusts; and estates.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 10,000.
    Estimated Time per Respondent: 1.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 10,000.
    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 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: September 26, 2019.
Laurie Brimmer,
Senior Tax Analyst.
[FR Doc. 2019-21308 Filed 9-30-19; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4830-01-P