Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 8453-R, 4355-4356 [2020-01173]

Download as PDF lotter on DSKBCFDHB2PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 16 / Friday, January 24, 2020 / Notices Base, Illinois. The JPAG is co-chaired by MARAD and USTRANSCOM and is convened jointly. The U.S. Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission were informed of the JPAG meeting prior to its occurrence, in accordance with VISA program requirements. Participants in the JPAG meeting were required to possess a secret clearance due to the classified nature of the event and attendance at the meeting was by invitation only. MARAD and USTRANSCOM invited participating VISA carriers and representatives of maritime labor organizations to attend the meeting. In addition, representatives from the U.S. Department of Transportation, MARAD, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the U.S. Coast Guard, the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and the Department of Defense (DOD) to include the Office of the Secretary of Defense, USTRANSCOM, the U.S. Navy, the Military Sealift Command, and the Surface Deployment and Distribution Command, as well as operational elements of Geographic Combatant Commands, were in attendance. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: William G. McDonald, Director, Office of Sealift Support, U.S. Department of Transportation, Maritime Administration, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20590; Telephone (202) 366–0688 or electronic mail to: william.g.mcdonald@dot.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Vice Admiral (VADM) Dee L. Mewbourne, Deputy Commander, USTRANSCOM, and Mr. Kevin Tokarski, Associate Administrator for Strategic Sealift, MARAD, welcomed the participants. Mr. Tokarski thanked the industry participants for their continued support. He spoke of the unique value of the JPAG in maximizing the effective use of joint resources to meet deployment and sustainment requirements and expressed confidence that JPAG meetings would serve to prepare attendees for what could occur during a VISA activation. VADM Mewbourne discussed the current operational picture and said JPAG operations are crucial to development of concepts of operations focused on VISA participants’ ability to meet DOD requirements for moving contingency cargo from CONUS Sea Ports of Embarkation to designated OCONUS Ports of Debarkation and onward to operational areas. The purpose of the JPAG meeting was to: (1) Brief members on current strategic and operational developments; (2) affirm industry’s readiness, ability, VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:03 Jan 23, 2020 Jkt 250001 and resilience to meet DOD contingency transport requirements, and; (3) discuss planning assumptions for potential deployment scenarios. The meeting was rated a success by industry participants, who offered informed and useful information on the provision of capacity and resources to meet DOD requirements. VISA is a USDOT/DoD Emergency Preparedness Program (EPP) administered by MARAD in partnership with USTRANSCOM. The program is designed to provide DoD with assured access to vessels and intermodal capacity to meet contingency requirements in the event of national emergency. On September 30, 2019, MARAD published a notice in the Federal Register/Vol. 84, No. 189, 51710, announcing extension of the VISA program until October 1, 2024. The following ocean carriers are VISA participants: American International Shipping, LLC American President Lines, Ltd. American Roll-On Roll-Off Carrier, LLC APL Marine Services, Ltd. APL Maritime, Ltd. Argent Marine Operations, Inc. Beyel Brothers Inc. Columbia Coastal Transport, LLC Crimson Shipping Co., Inc. Crowley Marine Services, Inc. Crowley Puerto Rico Services, Inc. Curtin Maritime, Corporation Dann Marine Towing, LC Dann Ocean Towing, Inc. Dunlap Towing Company Farrell Lines Incorporated Fidelio Limited Partnership Foss International, Inc. Foss Maritime Company Hapag-Lloyd USA, LLC JM Ships, LLC Laborde Marine, LLC Liberty Global Logistics, LLC Liberty Glory Corporation Lynden Incorporated & Affiliates Maersk Line, Limited Matson Navigation Company, Inc. McAllister Towing and Transportation Co., Inc. McCulley Marine Services, Inc. Moran Towing Corporation National Shipping of America, LLC Northcliffe Ocean Shipping & Trading Company, Inc. Pacific Maritime Freight, Inc. Pasha Hawaii Holdings LLC Patriot Shipping, LLC Resolve Towing & Salvage, Inc. Samson Tug & Barge Co., Inc. Schuyler Lines Navigation Company, LLC Seabridge, Inc. Sealift, Inc. SeaTac Marine Services, LLC PO 00000 Frm 00087 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 4355 Smith Maritime, Inc. Stevens Towing Company, Inc. Stevens Transportation, LLC Superior Maritime Services, Inc. TOTE Maritime Alaska, Inc. TOTE Maritime Puerto Rico, LLC Trailer Bridge, Inc. Waterman Steamship Corporation Waterman Transport, Inc. Weeks Marine, Inc. Western Towboat Company Young Brothers, Limited (Authority: 49 CFR 1.93(l), 44 CFR part 332) * * * Dated: January 21, 2020. By Order of the Maritime Administrator. T. Mitchell Hudson, Jr., Secretary, Maritime Administration . [FR Doc. 2020–01200 Filed 1–23–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–81–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 8453–R Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: The Internal Revenue Service (IRS), 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 information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The IRS is soliciting comments concerning Electronic Filing Declaration for Form 8963. SUMMARY: Written comments should be received on or before March 24, 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: Requests for additional information or copies of the form and instructions should be directed to Martha R. Brinson, at (202)317–5753, or at Internal Revenue Service, Room 6526, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20224, or through the internet at Martha.R.Brinson@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Electronic Filing Declaration for Form 8963. OMB Number: 1545–2253. Form Number: 8453–R. DATES: E:\FR\FM\24JAN1.SGM 24JAN1 lotter on DSKBCFDHB2PROD with NOTICES 4356 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 16 / Friday, January 24, 2020 / Notices Abstract: The purpose of the form is to authenticate the electronic filing of Form 8963, Report of Health Insurance Provider Information. 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: Businesses and other for-profit organizations and Not-forprofit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,550. Estimated Time per Respondent: 1 hour 37 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 4,131. 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: January 14, 2020. Philippe Thomas, Supervisory Tax Analyst. [FR Doc. 2020–01173 Filed 1–23–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:03 Jan 23, 2020 Jkt 250001 DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 8316 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 8316, Information Regarding Request for Refund of Social Security Tax Erroneously Withheld on Wages Received by a Nonresident Alien on an F, J, or M Type Visa. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before March 24, 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 form should be directed to LaNita Van Dyke at Internal Revenue Service, Room 6526, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20224, or through the internet at Lanita.VanDYke@irs.gov@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Information Regarding Request for Refund of Social Security Tax Erroneously Withheld on Wages Received by a Nonresident Alien on an F, J, or M Type Visa. OMB Number: 1545–1862. Form Number: 8316. Abstract: Certain foreign students and other nonresident visitors are exempt from FICA tax for services performed as specified in the Immigration and Naturalization Act. Applicants for refund of this FICA tax withheld by their employer must complete Form 8316 to verify that they are entitled to a refund of the FICA, that the employer has not paid back any part of the tax withheld and that the taxpayer has attempted to secure a refund from his/ her employer. Current Actions: There are no changes being made to the form at this time. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00088 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Affected Public: Individuals. Estimated Number of Respondents: 22,000. Estimated Time per Respondent: 15 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 5,500. 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: January 15, 2020. Philippe Thomas, Supervisory Tax Analyst. [FR Doc. 2020–01172 Filed 1–23–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request on Capitalization of Interest 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 SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\24JAN1.SGM 24JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 16 (Friday, January 24, 2020)]
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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Internal Revenue Service


Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 8453-R

AGENCY: Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: The Internal Revenue Service (IRS), 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 information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act 
of 1995. The IRS is soliciting comments concerning Electronic Filing 
Declaration for Form 8963.

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before March 24, 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: Requests for additional information or copies 
of the form and instructions should be directed to Martha R. Brinson, 
at (202)317-5753, or at Internal Revenue Service, Room 6526, 1111 
Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20224, or through the internet 
at [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Title: Electronic Filing Declaration for Form 8963.
    OMB Number: 1545-2253.
    Form Number: 8453-R.

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    Abstract: The purpose of the form is to authenticate the electronic 
filing of Form 8963, Report of Health Insurance Provider Information.
    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: Businesses and other for-profit organizations and 
Not-for-profit organizations.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,550.
    Estimated Time per Respondent: 1 hour 37 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 4,131.
    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: January 14, 2020.
Philippe Thomas,
Supervisory Tax Analyst.
[FR Doc. 2020-01173 Filed 1-23-20; 8:45 am]
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