Agency Information Collection Activity: (Presidential Memorial Certificate Form), 30023 [2020-09546]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 97 / Tuesday, May 19, 2020 / Notices Abstract: The IRS needs certain information to determine whether a taxpayer should be granted permission to make late filings of certain statements or notices under sections 897 and 1445. The information submitted will include a statement by the taxpayer demonstrating reasonable cause for the failure to timely make relevant filings under sections 897 and 1445. This revenue procedure provides a simplified method for taxpayers to request relief for late filings under sections 1.897– 2(g)(1)(ii)(A), 1.897–2(h)(2), 1.1445– 2(d)(2), 1.1445–5(b)(2), and 1.1445– 5(b)(4) of the Income Tax Regulations. Current Actions: There is no change to the burden previously approved by OMB. This request is being submitted for renewal purposes only. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Businesses and other for-profit organizations, Farms. Estimated Number of Respondents: 250. Estimated Time per Respondent: 4 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,000. The following paragraph applies to all 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 if 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. Desired Focus of Comments: The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is particularly interested in comments that: • Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; • Evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; • Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and • Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including using appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:57 May 18, 2020 Jkt 250001 collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., by permitting electronic submissions of responses. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the ICR for OMB approval of the extension of the information collection; they will also become a matter of public record. Approved: May 14, 2020. Ronald J. Durbala, IRS Tax Analyst. [FR Doc. 2020–10713 Filed 5–18–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0567] Agency Information Collection Activity: (Presidential Memorial Certificate Form) National Cemetery Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The National Cemetery Administration (NCA), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each revised collection allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before July 20, 2020. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at www.Regulations.gov or to Cynthia Harvey-Pryor, National Cemetery Administration (42E), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20420 at 202–461–5870, or email to cynthia.harvey-pryor@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0567’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through the FDMS. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. James Flanagan can be contacted at 202– 632–7219 or email at James.Flanagan@ va.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA of 1995, Federal agencies must SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00105 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 30023 obtain approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for each collection of information they conduct or sponsor. This request for comment is being made pursuant to Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA. With respect to the following collection of information, NCA invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of NCA’s functions, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of NCA’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or the use of other forms of information technology. Authority: Public Law 104–13; 44 U.S.C. 3501–21. Title: Presidential Memorial Certificate Form VA form 40–0247. OMB Control Number: 2900–0567. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Abstract: The Presidential Memorial Certificate (PMC) is an engraved paper certificate, signed by a current U.S. President, to honor the memory of deceased Veterans who are eligible for burial in a national cemetery. VA Form 40–0247 information collection is required to properly inscribe and address for delivery of the PMC. Supporting military or discharge documents are also needed to verify that the veteran’s character of service and duty status meet program eligibility and legal requirements. NCA is updating Form VA 40–0247 to include personal information necessary for statistical data gathering, targeted outreach and utilization trend analysis. Affected Public: Individuals or Households. Estimated Annual Burden: 6,250 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 3 minutes. Frequency of Response: One-time. Estimated Number of Respondents: 125,000. By direction of the Secretary. Danny S. Green, Department Clearance Officer, Office of Quality, Performance and Risk, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2020–09546 Filed 5–18–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P E:\FR\FM\19MYN1.SGM 19MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 97 (Tuesday, May 19, 2020)]
[Notices]
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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0567]


Agency Information Collection Activity: (Presidential Memorial 
Certificate Form)

AGENCY: National Cemetery Administration, Department of Veterans 
Affairs.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The National Cemetery Administration (NCA), Department of 
Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment 
on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under 
the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are 
required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each 
proposed collection of information, including each revised collection 
allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice.

DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection 
of information should be received on or before July 20, 2020.

ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information 
through Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at www.Regulations.gov 
or to Cynthia Harvey-Pryor, National Cemetery Administration (42E), 
Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW, Washington, DC 
20420 at 202-461-5870, or email to [email protected]. Please 
refer to ``OMB Control No. 2900-0567'' in any correspondence. During 
the comment period, comments may be viewed online through the FDMS.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. James Flanagan can be contacted at 
202-632-7219 or email at [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA of 1995, Federal agencies must 
obtain approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for each 
collection of information they conduct or sponsor. This request for 
comment is being made pursuant to Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA.
    With respect to the following collection of information, NCA 
invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information 
is necessary for the proper performance of NCA's functions, including 
whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy 
of NCA's estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of 
information; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of 
the information to be collected; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of 
the collection of information on respondents, including through the use 
of automated collection techniques or the use of other forms of 
information technology.
    Authority: Public Law 104-13; 44 U.S.C. 3501-21.
    Title: Presidential Memorial Certificate Form VA form 40-0247.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0567.
    Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: The Presidential Memorial Certificate (PMC) is an 
engraved paper certificate, signed by a current U.S. President, to 
honor the memory of deceased Veterans who are eligible for burial in a 
national cemetery. VA Form 40-0247 information collection is required 
to properly inscribe and address for delivery of the PMC. Supporting 
military or discharge documents are also needed to verify that the 
veteran's character of service and duty status meet program eligibility 
and legal requirements. NCA is updating Form VA 40-0247 to include 
personal information necessary for statistical data gathering, targeted 
outreach and utilization trend analysis.
    Affected Public: Individuals or Households.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 6,250 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 3 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: One-time.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 125,000.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Danny S. Green,
Department Clearance Officer, Office of Quality, Performance and Risk, 
Department of Veterans Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2020-09546 Filed 5-18-20; 8:45 am]
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