Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 4422 and Form 15056, 7617-7618 [2020-02591]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 27 / Monday, February 10, 2020 / Notices Subsequently, on October 23, 2019, pursuant to a Presidential directive, the names published were removed from OFAC’s Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List and were unblocked. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section. DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: OFAC: Associate Director for Global Targeting, tel.: 202–622–2420; Assistant Director for Sanctions Compliance & Evaluation, tel.: 202–622–2490; Assistant Director for Licensing, tel.: 202–622–2480; Assistant Director for Regulatory Affairs, tel. 202–622–4855; or the Department of the Treasury’s Office of the General Counsel: Office of the Chief Counsel (Foreign Assets Control), tel.: 202–622–2410. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List and additional information concerning OFAC sanctions programs are available on OFAC’s website (www.treasury.gov/ofac). Notice of OFAC Actions On October 14, 2019, OFAC determined that the property and interests in property subject to U.S. jurisdiction of the following persons were blocked under the relevant sanctions authorities listed below. On October 23, 2019, pursuant to a Presidential directive, OFAC removed the following from the Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List. Therefore, the property and interests in property subject to U.S. jurisdiction of the following persons are unblocked and these persons are no longer subject to the blocking provisions of Section 1(a) of E.O. 13894. jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES Individuals 1. AKAR, Hulisi, Turkey; DOB 1952; POB Kayseri, Turkey; Gender Male (individual) [SYRIA–EO13894]. Designated pursuant to section 1(a)(i)(B) of Executive Order 13894, for being a current or former official of the Government of Turkey. 2. DONMEZ, Fatih, Turkey; DOB 1965; POB Bilecik, Turkey; Gender Male (individual) [SYRIA–EO13894]. Designated pursuant to section 1(a)(i)(B) of Executive Order 13894, for being a current or former official of the Government of Turkey. 3. SOYLU, Suleyman, Turkey; DOB 21 Nov 1969; POB Istanbul, Turkey; Gender Male (individual) [SYRIA–EO13894]. Designated pursuant to section 1(a)(i)(B) of Executive Order 13894, for being a current or former official of the Government of Turkey. 16:58 Feb 07, 2020 Jkt 250001 1. REPUBLIC OF TURKEY MINISTRY OF NATIONAL DEFENCE, Ankara, Turkey [SYRIA–EO13894]. Designated pursuant to section 1(a)(i)(C) of Executive Order 13894, for being a subdivision, agency, or instrumentality of the Government of Turkey. 2. REPUBLIC OF TURKEY MINISTRY OF NATIONAL DEFENCE, Ankara, Turkey [SYRIA–EO13894]. REPUBLIC OF TURKEY MINISTRY OF ENERGY AND NATURAL RESOURCES, Ankara, Turkey [SYRIA–EO13894]. Dated: February 5, 2019. Andrea M. Gacki, Director, Office of Foreign Assets Control. [FR Doc. 2020–02575 Filed 2–7–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–AL–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Electronic Availability VerDate Sep<11>2014 Entities Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 4422 and Form 15056 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 Form 4422, Application for Certificate Discharging Property Subject to Estate Tax Lien and Form 15056, Escrow Agreement for Estates. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before April 10, 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 forms and instructions should be directed to Sara Covington 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: Titles: Form 4422—Application for Certificate Discharging Property Subject to Estate Tax Lien and Form 15056— Escrow Agreement for Estates. OMB Number: 1545–0328. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00092 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 7617 Form Numbers: 4422 and 15056. Abstract: Form 4422 is completed by either an executor, administrator, or other interested party for requesting release of any or all property of an estate from the Estate Tax Lien. Form 15056 is a contractual agreement between three parties (the IRS, taxpayer and escrow agent) to hold funds from property sales subject to the federal estate tax lien. The only information it requires is a quarterly statement reflecting the balance in the escrow account as proof that the funds are being held in accordance with the agreement. Current Actions: There are changes in the paperwork burden previously approved by OMB, due to the reduction of filers, and the revision of form 4422. Also, form 15056 was added to this collection. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Individuals or households, Business or other for-profit, Not-for-profit institutions, Farms, Federal Government, State, Local, or Tribal Gov’t. Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,500. Estimated Time per Respondent: 30 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,250. 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 E:\FR\FM\10FEN1.SGM 10FEN1 7618 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 27 / Monday, February 10, 2020 / Notices technology; and (e) estimates of capital or start-up costs and costs of operation, maintenance, and purchase of services to provide information. Approved: February 3, 2020. Philippe Thomas, IRS Supervisory Tax Analyst. [FR Doc. 2020–02591 Filed 2–7–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Office of the Secretary List of Countries Requiring Cooperation With an International Boycott In accordance with section 999(a)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, the Department of the Treasury is publishing a current list of countries which require or may require participation in, or cooperation with, an international boycott (within the meaning of section 999(b)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986). On the basis of the best information currently available to the Department of the Treasury, the following countries require or may require participation in, or cooperation with, an international boycott (within the meaning of section 999(b)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986). Iraq Kuwait Lebanon Libya Qatar Saudi Arabia Syria United Arab Emirates Yemen Dated: January 30, 2020. Douglas Poms, International Tax Counsel, (Tax Policy). [FR Doc. 2020–02598 Filed 2–7–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–25–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Privacy Act of 1974; Report of Matching Program Department of Veterans Affairs Notice of Computer Matching Program AGENCY: jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES ACTION: The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) provides notice that it intends to conduct a recurring computer-matching program matching Social Security Administration (SSA) Master Beneficiary Records (MBRs) and the Master Files of Social Security SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:58 Feb 07, 2020 Jkt 250001 Number (SSN) Holders and SSN Applications (Enumeration System) with VA pension, compensation, and dependency and indemnity compensation (DIC) records. The goal of this match is to identify beneficiaries, who are receiving VA benefits and SSA benefits or earned income, and to reduce or terminate VA benefits, if appropriate. The match will include records of current VA beneficiaries. DATES: The match will start no sooner than 30 days after publication of this notice in the Federal Register (FR), or 40 days after copies of this notice and the agreement of the parties is submitted to Congress and the Office of Management and Budget, whichever is later, and end not more than 18 months after the agreement is properly implemented by the parties. The involved agencies’ Data Integrity Boards (DIB) may extend this match for 12 months provided the agencies certify to their DIBs, within three months of the ending date of the original match, that the matching program will be conducted without change and that the matching program has been conducted in compliance with the original matching program. ADDRESSES: Written comments concerning this matching program may be submitted by: mail or hand-delivery to Director, Regulations Management (00REG), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW, Room 1068, Washington, DC 20420; fax to (202) 273–9026; or email to http:// www.Regulations.gov. All comments received will be available for public inspection in the Office of Regulation Policy and Management, Room 1063B, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday (except holidays). Please call (202) 461–4902 (this is not a toll-free number) for an appointment. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Pension and Fiduciary Service, Front Office, Pension and Fiduciary Service (21P), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20420, (202) 632–8863. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VA will use this information to verify the income information submitted by beneficiaries in VA’s needs-based benefit programs and adjust VA benefit payments as prescribed by law. The legal authority to conduct this match is 38 U.S.C. 5106, which requires any Federal department or agency to provide VA such information as VA requests for the purposes of determining eligibility for benefits, or verifying other information with respect to payment of benefits. PO 00000 Frm 00093 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 The VA records involved in the match are in ‘‘Compensation, Pension and Education and Rehabilitation Records— VA (58 VA 21/22/28),’’ a system of records which was first published at 41 FR 9294 (March 3, 1976), amended and republished in its entirety at 77 FR 42593 (July 19, 2012). The SSA records consist of information from the system of records identified as the SSA MBR, 60–0090, and SSA Enumeration System, 60–0058. In accordance with the Privacy Act, 5 U.S.C. 552a(o)(2) and (r), copies of the agreement are being sent to both Houses of Congress and to the Office of Management and Budget. This notice is provided in accordance with the provisions of Privacy Act of 1974 as amended by Public Law 100–503. Participating Agencies: The Social Security Administration (SSA) Authority for Conducting the Matching Program: The Privacy Act, 5 U.S.C. § 552a, and 38 U.S.C § 5106 authorize VA to enter into this CMA with SSA. Purpose(s): To re-establish a CMA with SSA for determining eligibility to continue to receive benefits authorized by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Categories of Individuals: Veterans and beneficiaries who apply for VA income benefits. Categories of Records: VA will provide SSA with an electronic file in a format defined by SSA that contains the necessary identifying information for applicable beneficiaries and their dependents. Each VA input file will contain variables such as: Social Security Number for Primary Number Holder; Last Name; First Name; Middle Name/Initial; Date of Birth (MMDDCCYY); Sex Code (Blank); VA File Number; Agency Code ‘‘VA’’; Type of Benefit; Veteran with Spouse Indicator; Payee Number; Type of Record; Verified Payment Indicator; Verification Indicator; Processing Code ‘‘212’’; Verification Account Number (VAN); and Blanks, or Multiple Request Code. SSA will match the file against the Enumeration System and MBR will generate an output file with information on: Verification code; Death Indicator; Filler; Verification Code; Type of Benefit—Retirement (R), Disability (D) or Survivor (S); MBC (Monthly Benefit Credited); MBP (Monthly Benefit Payment); Medicare Deduction (SMI–B); Effective Date of Monthly Social Security Payment ‘‘CCYYMM’’; LAF Code (D = Deferred/withheld money), (E = Monies paid through the Railroad Board), (C = Current pay); Type of Benefit—Retirement (R), Disability (D), or Survivor (S); MBC (Monthly Benefit E:\FR\FM\10FEN1.SGM 10FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 27 (Monday, February 10, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Pages 7617-7618]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-02591]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Internal Revenue Service


Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 4422 and Form 15056

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 Form 4422, Application 
for Certificate Discharging Property Subject to Estate Tax Lien and 
Form 15056, Escrow Agreement for Estates.

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before April 10, 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 forms and instructions should be directed to Sara 
Covington at Internal Revenue Service, Room 6526, 1111 Constitution 
Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20224, or through the internet at 
[email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Titles: Form 4422--Application for Certificate Discharging Property 
Subject to Estate Tax Lien and Form 15056--Escrow Agreement for 
Estates.
    OMB Number: 1545-0328.
    Form Numbers: 4422 and 15056.
    Abstract: Form 4422 is completed by either an executor, 
administrator, or other interested party for requesting release of any 
or all property of an estate from the Estate Tax Lien. Form 15056 is a 
contractual agreement between three parties (the IRS, taxpayer and 
escrow agent) to hold funds from property sales subject to the federal 
estate tax lien. The only information it requires is a quarterly 
statement reflecting the balance in the escrow account as proof that 
the funds are being held in accordance with the agreement.
    Current Actions: There are changes in the paperwork burden 
previously approved by OMB, due to the reduction of filers, and the 
revision of form 4422. Also, form 15056 was added to this collection.
    Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households, Business or other for-
profit, Not-for-profit institutions, Farms, Federal Government, State, 
Local, or Tribal Gov't.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,500.
    Estimated Time per Respondent: 30 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,250.
    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

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technology; and (e) estimates of capital or start-up costs and costs of 
operation, maintenance, and purchase of services to provide 
information.

    Approved: February 3, 2020.
Philippe Thomas,
IRS Supervisory Tax Analyst.
[FR Doc. 2020-02591 Filed 2-7-20; 8:45 am]
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