[Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 14693], 53833-53834 [2019-21872]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 195 / Tuesday, October 8, 2019 / Notices or start-up costs and costs of operation, maintenance, and purchase of services to provide information. Approved: September 24, 2019. Philippe Thomas, Supervisor Tax Analyst. [FR Doc. 2019–21869 Filed 10–7–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Forms 8288 and 8288–A 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 Form 8288, U.S. Withholding Tax Return for Disposition by Foreign Persons of U.S. Real Property Interests, and Form 8288–A, Statement of Withholding on Dispositions by Foreign Persons of U.S. Real Property Interests. SUMMARY: Written comments should be received on or before December 9, 2019 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Dr. Philippe Thomas, 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 6526, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20224, or through the internet, at Lanita.Vandyke@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: U.S. Withholding Tax Return for Disposition by Foreign Persons of U.S. Real Property Interests (Form 8288) and Statement of Withholding on Dispositions by Foreign Persons of U.S. Real Property Interests (Form 8288–A). OMB Number: 1545–0902 Form Number: 8288 and 8288–A Abstract: Internal Revenue Code section 1445 requires transferees to withhold tax on the amount realized jbell on DSK3GLQ082PROD with NOTICES DATES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 22:39 Oct 07, 2019 Jkt 250001 from sales or other dispositions by foreign persons of U.S. real property interests. Form 8288 is used to report and transmit the amount withheld to the IRS. Form 8288–A is used by the IRS to validate the withholding, and a copy is returned to the transferor for his or her use in filing a tax return. Current Actions: There are no changes being made to these forms at this time. The burden estimates below do not include estimates for business or individual filers. These estimates are for all other filers only as business estimates are reported under 1545–0123 and individual estimates are reported under 1545–0074. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations and individuals or households. Form 8288: Estimated Number of Respondents: 10,000. Estimated Time Per Respondent: 17 hr., 21 min. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 174,900. Form 8288A: Estimated Number of Respondents: 17,500. Estimated Time Per Respondent: 3 hr., 56 min. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 68,775. 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 PO 00000 Frm 00162 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 53833 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 24, 2019. Philippe Thomas, Supervisor Tax Analyst. [FR Doc. 2019–21868 Filed 10–7–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service [Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 14693] 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 Form 14693, Application for Reduced Rate of Withholding on Whistleblower Award Payment. SUMMARY: Written comments should be received on or before December 9, 2019 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Dr. Philippe Thomas, Internal Revenue Service, Room 6526, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20224. Requests for additional information or copies of the form and instructions should be directed to LaNita Van Dyke, Internal Revenue Service, Room 6526, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20224, or through the internet at Lanita.VanDyke@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Application for Reduced Rate of Withholding on Whistleblower Award Payment. OMB Number: 1545–2273. Form Number: Form 14693. Abstract: The Application for Reduced Rate of Withholding on Whistleblower Award Payment will be used by the whistleblower to apply for a reduction in withholding to minimize the likelihood of the IRS over withholding tax from award payments providing whistleblowers with a DATES: E:\FR\FM\08OCN1.SGM 08OCN1 53834 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 195 / Tuesday, October 8, 2019 / Notices preaward payment opportunity to substantiate their relevant attorney fees and court costs. The Whistleblower Office will review and evaluate the form and calculate the rate. Current Actions: There are no changes being made to the form at this time. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 100. Estimated Time per Response: 45 mins. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 75. 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: October 2, 2019. Philippe Thomas, Supervisory Tax Analyst. [FR Doc. 2019–21872 Filed 10–7–19; 8:45 am] jbell on DSK3GLQ082PROD with NOTICES BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Senior Executive Service; Legal Division Performance Review Board AGENCY: Department of the Treasury. VerDate Sep<11>2014 21:50 Oct 07, 2019 Jkt 250001 Notice of members of the Legal Division Performance Review Board (PRB). (Authority 5 U.S.C. 4314(c)(4)). This notice announces the appointment of members of the Legal Division PRB. The purpose of this Board is to review and make recommendations concerning proposed performance appraisals, ratings, bonuses, and other appropriate personnel actions for incumbents of SES positions in the Legal Division. [FR Doc. 2019–21910 Filed 10–7–19; 8:45 am] ACTION: SUMMARY: DATES: Brian Sonfield, Assistant General Counsel for General Law, Ethics and Regulation, Office of the General Counsel, Department of the Treasury, 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Room 3000, Washington, DC 20220, Telephone: (202) 622–0283 (this is not a toll-free number). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Composition of Legal Division PRB The Board shall consist of at least three members. In the case of an appraisal of a career appointee, more than half the members shall consist of career appointees. Composition of the specific PRBs will be determined on an ad hoc basis from among the individuals listed in this notice. The names and titles of the PRB members are as follows: Paul Ahern, Assistant General Counsel (Enforcement & Intelligence); Michael Briskin, Deputy Assistant General Counsel (General Law and Regulation) Michelle Dickerman, Deputy Assistant General Counsel (Litigation, Oversight, and Financial Stability) Eric Froman, Assistant General Counsel (Banking and Finance); John Schorn, Chief Counsel, U.S. Mint Anthony Gledhill, Chief Counsel, Alcohol Tobacco, Tax, and Trade Bureau; Jimmy Kirby, Chief Counsel, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network; Jeffrey Klein, Deputy Assistant General Counsel (International Affairs); Carol Weiser, Benefits Tax Counsel; Douglas Poms, International Tax Counsel; Heather Book, Chief Counsel, Bureau of Engraving and Printing; Brian Sonfield, Assistant General Counsel (General Law, Ethics and Regulation); Charles Steele, Chief Counsel, Office of Foreign Assets Control; David Sullivan, Assistant General Counsel (International Affairs); Drita Tonuzi, Deputy Chief Counsel (Operations), Internal Revenue Service; Heather Trew, Deputy Assistant General Counsel (Enforcement & Intelligence); Krishna Vallabhaneni, Tax Legislative Counsel and; Paul Wolfteich, Chief Counsel, Bureau of the Fiscal Service. Frm 00163 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 BILLING CODE 4810–25–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Public Meeting of the Commission on Social Impact Partnerships Department of the Treasury. Notice of meeting. AGENCY: ACTION: October 8, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: PO 00000 Brian R. Callanan, General Counsel. The Commission on Social Impact Partnerships (‘‘Commission’’) will convene for a public meeting on Monday, October 28, 2019, via teleconference from 1:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The meeting will be open to the public. DATES: The meeting will be held on Monday, October 28, 2019, via teleconference from 1:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. Eastern Time. ADDRESSES: The public can attend remotely via teleconference. Treasury expects to make the teleconference details available on the Social Impact Partnerships to Pay for Results Act (‘‘SIPPRA’’) website (treasury.gov/ sippra). Members of the public who would like to attend the meeting may visit the SIPPRA website or send an email to Elizabeth Sawyer (elizabeth.sawyer@treasury.gov) by 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on Wednesday, October 23, 2019 containing each proposed attendee’s email address and full name (first, middle, and last). Ms. Sawyer will provide the teleconference details to each interested attendee via email. Requests for reasonable accommodations under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act should be directed to Marcia Small Bowman, Office of Civil Rights and Diversity, Department of the Treasury, at 202– 622–8177 or marcia.smallbowman@ treasury.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Holly Posin, the Designated Federal Officer (‘‘DFO’’) for the Commission, U.S. Department of the Treasury, 1500 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20020; via phone/voice mail at: (202) 622–3282; via fax at: (202) 622–2633; or via email at: holly.posin2@treasury.gov. Persons who have difficulty hearing or speaking may access this number via TTY by calling the toll-free Federal Relay Service at (800) 877–8339. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On February 9, 2018, the President signed the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018, establishing the Commission under SIPPRA. The Commission’s duties SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\08OCN1.SGM 08OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 195 (Tuesday, October 8, 2019)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-21872]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Internal Revenue Service


[Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 14693]

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 Form 14693, Application for Reduced Rate of 
Withholding on Whistleblower Award Payment.

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before December 9, 
2019 to be assured of consideration.

ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Dr. Philippe Thomas, Internal 
Revenue Service, Room 6526, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 
20224. Requests for additional information or copies of the form and 
instructions should be directed to LaNita Van Dyke, Internal Revenue 
Service, Room 6526, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20224, 
or through the internet at [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Title: Application for Reduced Rate of Withholding on Whistleblower 
Award Payment.
    OMB Number: 1545-2273.
    Form Number: Form 14693.
    Abstract: The Application for Reduced Rate of Withholding on 
Whistleblower Award Payment will be used by the whistleblower to apply 
for a reduction in withholding to minimize the likelihood of the IRS 
over withholding tax from award payments providing whistleblowers with 
a

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preaward payment opportunity to substantiate their relevant attorney 
fees and court costs. The Whistleblower Office will review and evaluate 
the form and calculate the rate.
    Current Actions: There are no changes being made to the form at 
this time.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 100.
    Estimated Time per Response: 45 mins.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 75.
    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: October 2, 2019.
Philippe Thomas,
Supervisory Tax Analyst.
[FR Doc. 2019-21872 Filed 10-7-19; 8:45 am]
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