Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Information Collection Tools, 64410 [2019-25241]

Download as PDF 64410 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 225 / Thursday, November 21, 2019 / Notices approved by OMB. This form is being submitted for renewal purposes only. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 6,000. Estimated Time per Respondent: 12 hours, 47 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 76,620. 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: November 6, 2019. Philippe Thomas, Supervisory Tax Analyst. [FR Doc. 2019–25240 Filed 11–20–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Information Collection Tools Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. AGENCY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:41 Nov 20, 2019 Jkt 250001 Notice and request for comments. ACTION: 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 Forms W–2, W– 2c, W–2AS, W–2GU, W–2VI, W–3, W– 3c, W–3cPR, W–3PR, and W–3SS. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before January 21, 2020 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 collection tools should be directed to LaNita Van Dyke, at 202– 317–6009, Internal Revenue Service, Room 6526, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20224, or through the internet at Lanita.VanDyke@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Currently, the IRS is seeking comments concerning the following information collection tools, reporting, and record-keeping requirements: Title: W–2 (Wage and Tax Statement), W–2c (Corrected Wage and Tax Statement). W–2AS (American Samoa Wage and Tax Statement), W–2GU (Guam Wage and Tax Statement), W– 2VI (U.S. Virgin Islands Wage and Tax Statement), W–3 (Transmittal of Wage and Tax Statements), W–3c (Transmittal of Corrected Wage and Tax Statements), W–3PR (Informe de Comprobantes de Retencio’n Transmittal of Withholding Statements, W–3c PR(TRANSMISION DE COMPROBANTES DE RETENCIO’N CORREGIDOS, Transmittal of Corrected Wage and Tax Statements), and W–3SS (Transmittal of Wage and Tax Statements). OMB Number: 1545–0008. Form Numbers: Forms W–2, W–2c, W–2AS, W–2GU, W–2VI, W–3, W–3c, W–3cPR, W–3PR, and W–3SS. Abstract: Employers report income and withholding information on Form W–2. Individuals use Form W–2 to prepare their income tax returns. Forms W–2AS, W–2GU and W–2VI are variations of Form W–2 for use in U.S. possessions. The Form W–3 series is used to transmit W–2 series forms to the SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00150 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 Social Security Administration. Forms W–2c, W–3c and W–3cPR are used to correct previously filed Forms W–2, W– 3, and W–3PR. Current Actions: There are changes in the paperwork burden previously approved by OMB. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations and individuals, or households, not-for-profit institutions, farms, and Federal, state local or tribal governments. Estimated Number of Respondents: 253,950,820. Estimated Time per Respondent: varies. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1. 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: November 6, 2019. Philippe Thomas, Supervisory Tax Analyst. [FR Doc. 2019–25241 Filed 11–20–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P E:\FR\FM\21NON1.SGM 21NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 225 (Thursday, November 21, 2019)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-25241]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Internal Revenue Service


Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Information Collection 
Tools

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 Forms W-2, W-2c, W-2AS, W-2GU, W-2VI, W-3, W-3c, W-
3cPR, W-3PR, and W-3SS.

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before January 21, 
2020 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 collection tools should be directed to LaNita Van Dyke, 
at 202-317-6009, Internal Revenue Service, Room 6526, 1111 Constitution 
Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20224, or through the internet at 
[email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Currently, the IRS is seeking comments 
concerning the following information collection tools, reporting, and 
record-keeping requirements:
    Title: W-2 (Wage and Tax Statement), W-2c (Corrected Wage and Tax 
Statement). W-2AS (American Samoa Wage and Tax Statement), W-2GU (Guam 
Wage and Tax Statement), W-2VI (U.S. Virgin Islands Wage and Tax 
Statement), W-3 (Transmittal of Wage and Tax Statements), W-3c 
(Transmittal of Corrected Wage and Tax Statements), W-3PR (Informe de 
Comprobantes de Retencio'n Transmittal of Withholding Statements, W-3c 
PR(TRANSMISION DE COMPROBANTES DE RETENCIO'N CORREGIDOS, Transmittal of 
Corrected Wage and Tax Statements), and W-3SS (Transmittal of Wage and 
Tax Statements).
    OMB Number: 1545-0008.
    Form Numbers: Forms W-2, W-2c, W-2AS, W-2GU, W-2VI, W-3, W-3c, W-
3cPR, W-3PR, and W-3SS.
    Abstract: Employers report income and withholding information on 
Form W-2. Individuals use Form W-2 to prepare their income tax returns. 
Forms W-2AS, W-2GU and W-2VI are variations of Form W-2 for use in U.S. 
possessions. The Form W-3 series is used to transmit W-2 series forms 
to the Social Security Administration. Forms W-2c, W-3c and W-3cPR are 
used to correct previously filed Forms W-2, W-3, and W-3PR.
    Current Actions: There are changes in the paperwork burden 
previously approved by OMB.
    Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit organizations and 
individuals, or households, not-for-profit institutions, farms, and 
Federal, state local or tribal governments.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 253,950,820.
    Estimated Time per Respondent: varies.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1.
    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: November 6, 2019.
Philippe Thomas,
Supervisory Tax Analyst.
[FR Doc. 2019-25241 Filed 11-20-19; 8:45 am]
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