Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 970, 6263 [2020-02078]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 23 / Tuesday, February 4, 2020 / Notices 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 28, 2020. Philippe Thomas, IRS Supervisory Tax Analyst. [FR Doc. 2020–02079 Filed 2–3–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 970 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 information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The IRS is soliciting comments concerning khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:48 Feb 03, 2020 Jkt 250001 Application To Use LIFO Inventory Method. Written comments should be received on or before April 6, 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 and instructions should be directed to Sara Covington, (202) 317–6038, at Internal Revenue Service, Room 6526, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20224, or through the internet at Sara.L.Covington@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Application To Use LIFO Inventory Method. OMB Number: 1545–0042. Form Number: Form 970. Abstract: Form 970 is filed by individuals, partnerships, trusts, estates, or corporations to elect to use the lastin first-out (LIFO) inventory method or to extend the LIFO method to additional goods as described in section 472. The IRS uses Form 970 to determine if the election was properly made. Current Actions: There are no changes being made to Form 970 at this time. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations and individual or households. Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,000. Estimated Time per Respondent: 21 hours, 6 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Reporting Burden Hours: 42,220. 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. 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[FR Doc. 2020–02078 Filed 2–3–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 8855 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 3506(c)(2)(A). Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning Form 8855, Election To Treat a Qualified Revocable Trust as Party of an Estate. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before April 6, 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 and instructions 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. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Election To Treat a Qualified Revocable Trust as Party of an Estate. OMB Number: 1545–1881. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\04FEN1.SGM 04FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 23 (Tuesday, February 4, 2020)]
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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Internal Revenue Service


Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 970

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 
information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 
1995. The IRS is soliciting comments concerning Application To Use LIFO 
Inventory Method.

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before April 6, 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 and instructions should be directed to Sara 
Covington, (202) 317-6038, at Internal Revenue Service, Room 6526, 1111 
Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20224, or through the internet 
at [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Title: Application To Use LIFO Inventory Method.
    OMB Number: 1545-0042.
    Form Number: Form 970.
    Abstract: Form 970 is filed by individuals, partnerships, trusts, 
estates, or corporations to elect to use the last-in first-out (LIFO) 
inventory method or to extend the LIFO method to additional goods as 
described in section 472. The IRS uses Form 970 to determine if the 
election was properly made.
    Current Actions: There are no changes being made to Form 970 at 
this time.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit organizations and 
individual or households.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,000.
    Estimated Time per Respondent: 21 hours, 6 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Reporting Burden Hours: 42,220.
    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 28, 2020.
Philippe Thomas,
IRS Supervisory Tax Analyst.
[FR Doc. 2020-02078 Filed 2-3-20; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4830-01-P