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DOT posts these comments, without edit, including any personal information the commenter provides, to the E-Gov website, as described in the system of records notice (DOT/ALL–14 FDMS). Signed in Washington, DC, on December 19, 2019. William S. Schoonover, Associate Administrator for Hazardous Materials Safety. [FR Doc. 2019–27779 Filed 12–23–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–9X–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:53 Dec 23, 2019 Jkt 250001 DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Community Development Financial Institutions Fund Announcement Type: Notice and Request for Public Comment The U.S. 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 Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund), U.S. Department of the Treasury, is soliciting comments concerning the New Markets Tax Credit Program (NMTC Program) Community Development Entity (CDE) Certification Application. DATES: Written comments must be received on or before February 24, 2020 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Submit your comments via email to Tanya McInnis, Certification, Compliance Monitoring and Evaluation (CCME) Program Manager, CDFI Fund, at ccme@cdfi.treas.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Tanya McInnis, CCME Program Manager, CDFI Fund, U.S. Department of the Treasury, 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20220 or by facsimile to (202) 653–0375 (not a toll free number). Other information regarding the CDFI Fund and its programs may be obtained through the CDFI Fund’s website at http:// www.cdfifund.gov. SUMMARY: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: New Markets Tax Credit Program Community Development Entity (CDE) Certification Application. OMB Number: 1559–0014. Abstract: Title I, subtitle C, section 121 of the Community Renewal Tax Relief Act of 2000 (the Act), as enacted in the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2001 (Pub. L. 106–554, December 21, 2000), amended the Internal Revenue Code (IRC) by adding IRC 45D and created the NMTC Program. The Department of the Treasury, through the CDFI Fund, administers the NMTC Program, which provides an incentive to investors in the form of tax credits over seven years, expected to stimulate the provision of private investment capital that, in turn, will facilitate economic and community development in lowincome communities. In order to qualify for an allocation of tax credits through PO 00000 Frm 00150 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 71077 the NMTC Program, an entity must be certified as a qualified Community Development Entity (CDE) and submit an allocation application to the CDFI Fund. Nonprofit entities and for-profit entities may be certified as CDEs by the CDFI Fund. In order to be certified as a CDE, an entity must be a domestic corporation or partnership, that: (1) Has a primary mission of serving or providing investment capital for lowincome communities or low-income persons; and (2) maintains accountability to residents of lowincome communities through their representation on any governing or advisory board of the entity. Current Actions: Renewal of Existing Information Collection. Type of Review: Regular Review. Affected Public: CDEs and entities seeking CDE certification, including business or other for-profit institutions, nonprofit entities, and State, local and Tribal entities. Estimated Number of Respondents: 300. Estimated Annual Time per Respondent: 4 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,200 hours. Requests 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 and may be published on the CDFI Fund website at http:// www.cdfifund.gov. Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the CDFI Fund, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the CDFI Fund’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 technology; and (e) estimates of capital or start-up costs and costs of operation, maintenance, and purchase of services to provide information. Authority: 26 U.S.C. 45D; 31 U.S.C. 321; 26 CFR 1.45D–1. Jodie L. Harris, Director, Community Development Financial Institutions Fund. [FR Doc. 2019–27788 Filed 12–23–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–70–P E:\FR\FM\26DEN1.SGM 26DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 247 (Thursday, December 26, 2019)]
[Notices]
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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Community Development Financial Institutions Fund


Announcement Type: Notice and Request for Public Comment

SUMMARY: The U.S. 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 Community Development Financial Institutions Fund 
(CDFI Fund), U.S. Department of the Treasury, is soliciting comments 
concerning the New Markets Tax Credit Program (NMTC Program) Community 
Development Entity (CDE) Certification Application.

DATES: Written comments must be received on or before February 24, 2020 
to be assured of consideration.

ADDRESSES: Submit your comments via email to Tanya McInnis, 
Certification, Compliance Monitoring and Evaluation (CCME) Program 
Manager, CDFI Fund, at [email protected].

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Tanya McInnis, CCME Program Manager, 
CDFI Fund, U.S. Department of the Treasury, 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue 
NW, Washington, DC 20220 or by facsimile to (202) 653-0375 (not a toll 
free number). Other information regarding the CDFI Fund and its 
programs may be obtained through the CDFI Fund's website at http://www.cdfifund.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title: New Markets Tax Credit Program Community Development Entity 
(CDE) Certification Application.
    OMB Number: 1559-0014.
    Abstract: Title I, subtitle C, section 121 of the Community Renewal 
Tax Relief Act of 2000 (the Act), as enacted in the Consolidated 
Appropriations Act, 2001 (Pub. L. 106-554, December 21, 2000), amended 
the Internal Revenue Code (IRC) by adding IRC 45D and created the NMTC 
Program. The Department of the Treasury, through the CDFI Fund, 
administers the NMTC Program, which provides an incentive to investors 
in the form of tax credits over seven years, expected to stimulate the 
provision of private investment capital that, in turn, will facilitate 
economic and community development in low-income communities. In order 
to qualify for an allocation of tax credits through the NMTC Program, 
an entity must be certified as a qualified Community Development Entity 
(CDE) and submit an allocation application to the CDFI Fund. Nonprofit 
entities and for-profit entities may be certified as CDEs by the CDFI 
Fund. In order to be certified as a CDE, an entity must be a domestic 
corporation or partnership, that: (1) Has a primary mission of serving 
or providing investment capital for low-income communities or low-
income persons; and (2) maintains accountability to residents of low-
income communities through their representation on any governing or 
advisory board of the entity.
    Current Actions: Renewal of Existing Information Collection.
    Type of Review: Regular Review.
    Affected Public: CDEs and entities seeking CDE certification, 
including business or other for-profit institutions, nonprofit 
entities, and State, local and Tribal entities.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 300.
    Estimated Annual Time per Respondent: 4 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,200 hours.
    Requests 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 and may be 
published on the CDFI Fund website at http://www.cdfifund.gov. Comments 
are invited on: (a) Whether the collection of information is necessary 
for the proper performance of the functions of the CDFI Fund, including 
whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy 
of the CDFI Fund'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 
technology; and (e) estimates of capital or start-up costs and costs of 
operation, maintenance, and purchase of services to provide 
information.

    Authority: 26 U.S.C. 45D; 31 U.S.C. 321; 26 CFR 1.45D-1.

Jodie L. Harris,
Director, Community Development Financial Institutions Fund.
[FR Doc. 2019-27788 Filed 12-23-19; 8:45 am]
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