Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 8851, 60521 [2020-21169]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 187 / Friday, September 25, 2020 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 8851 Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: The 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 information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The IRS is soliciting comments concerning Form 8851, Summary of Archer MSAs. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before November 24, 2020 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Paul Adams, 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, (737)800–6149 or at Internal Revenue Service, Room 66526, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20224, or through the internet, at Sara.L.Covington@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Summary of Archer MSAs. OMB Number: 1545–1743. Form Number: 8851. Abstract: Internal Revenue Code section 220(j)(4) requires trustees, who establish medical savings accounts, to report the following: (a) Number of medical savings accounts established before July 1 of the taxable year (beginning January 1, 2001), (b) name and taxpayer identification number of each account holder and, (c) number of accounts which are accounts of previously uninsured individuals. Form 8851 is used for this purpose. 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: Business or other forprofit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 400,000. Estimated Time per Respondent: 3 hours, 51 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,540,000. The following paragraph applies to all of the collections of information covered by this notice: khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:25 Sep 24, 2020 Jkt 250001 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: September 17, 2020. Sara L Covington, IRS Tax Analyst. [FR Doc. 2020–21169 Filed 9–24–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery 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 continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The IRS is soliciting comments concerning generic clearance for the SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00106 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 60521 collection of qualitative feedback on agency service delivery. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before November 24, 2020 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Kinna Brewington, 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 Kerry Dennis, at (202) 317–5751 or Internal Revenue Service, Room 6526, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington DC 20224, or through the internet, at Kerry.Dennis@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery. OMB Number: 1545–2208. Abstract: Executive Order 12862 directs Federal agencies to provide service to the public that matches or exceeds the best service available in the private sector. In order to work continuously to ensure that our programs are effective and meet our customers’ needs, The Internal Revenue Service (hereafter ‘‘the Agency’’) seeks to obtain OMB approval of a generic clearance to collect qualitative feedback on our service delivery. By qualitative feedback we mean information that provides useful insights on perceptions and opinions but are not statistical surveys that yield quantitative results that can be generalized to the population of study. Current Actions: The IRS will be conducting different opinion surveys, focus group sessions, think-aloud interviews, and usability studies regarding cognitive research surrounding forms submission or IRS system/product development. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Individuals and businesses or other for-profit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 150,000. Estimated Time Per Response: 6 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 15,000. 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 E:\FR\FM\25SEN1.SGM 25SEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Internal Revenue Service


Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 8851

AGENCY: Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: The 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 information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act 
of 1995. The IRS is soliciting comments concerning Form 8851, Summary 
of Archer MSAs.

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

ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Paul Adams, 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, (737)800-6149 or at Internal Revenue Service, Room 66526, 
1111 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20224, or through the 
internet, at [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title: Summary of Archer MSAs.
    OMB Number: 1545-1743.
    Form Number: 8851.
    Abstract: Internal Revenue Code section 220(j)(4) requires 
trustees, who establish medical savings accounts, to report the 
following: (a) Number of medical savings accounts established before 
July 1 of the taxable year (beginning January 1, 2001), (b) name and 
taxpayer identification number of each account holder and, (c) number 
of accounts which are accounts of previously uninsured individuals. 
Form 8851 is used for this purpose.
    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: Business or other for-profit organizations.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 400,000.
    Estimated Time per Respondent: 3 hours, 51 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,540,000.
    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: September 17, 2020.
Sara L Covington,
IRS Tax Analyst.
[FR Doc. 2020-21169 Filed 9-24-20; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4830-01-P