Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Quarterly Summary of State and Local Government Tax Revenues, 15454-15455 [2021-05977]

Download as PDF 15454 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 54 / Tuesday, March 23, 2021 / Notices The Agency received 1 comment in response to the 60-day notice published in the Federal Register of December 29, 2020 (85 FR 85579). The comments were not relevant to this collection. Below we provide the Office of the Chief Information Officer’s projected average estimates for the next three years: OMB Control Number: 0503–0021. Current Actions: Revision/Extension. Type of Review: Extension. Affected Public: Individuals and Households, Businesses and Organizations, State, Local or Tribal Government. Average Expected Annual Number of activities: 20. Respondents: 30,000. Annual responses: 30,000. Frequency of Response: Once per request. Average minutes per response: 30. Burden hours: 16,750. An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid Office of Management and Budget control number. Ruth Brown, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2021–05945 Filed 3–22–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–KR–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Office of Partnerships and Public Engagement Advisory Committee on Minority Farmers; Conference Call Meeting Office of Partnerships and Public Engagement, USDA. ACTION: Notice of meeting. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given, pursuant to the provisions of the rules and regulations of the Department of Agriculture and the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), that a public teleconference of the Advisory Committee on Minority Farmers (ACMF) will be held to discuss USDA outreach, technical assistance, and capacity building for and with minority farmers; the implementation of the Socially Disadvantaged and Veteran Farmer and Rancher Grant Program (2501 Program); and methods of maximizing the participation of minority farmers and ranchers in the U.S. Department of Agriculture; and to plan mechanisms for best providing advice to the Secretary on the issues outlined above. SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:45 Mar 22, 2021 Jkt 253001 The conference begins at 1:00 p.m. Central Time on April 7, 2021; you may join the conference 10 minutes prior. DATES: ADDRESSES: Step 1: Dial into the conference. Dial-in: 888–251–2949 or 215–861–0694 Access Code: 4511838# Need an international dial-in number? Step 2: Join the conference on your computer. Entry Link: https://ems8.intellor.com/ login/837630 When you access the entry link above, you will be provided a choice—to install the WebEx plug-in for your preferred browser or to join the web conference using a temporary path. Either option is acceptable. Need technical assistance? Audio Connection: 1–888–796–6118 WebEx Connection: 1–888–793–6118 Please be advised that before being placed into the conference call, the operator will ask callers to provide their names, their organizational affiliations (if any), and email addresses (so that callers may be notified of future meetings). Callers can expect to incur charges for calls they initiate over wireless lines, and the USDA will not refund any incurred charges. Callers will incur no charge for calls they initiate over land-line connections to the toll-free conference call-in number. Public Comments: Written comments for the Committee’s consideration may be submitted to email: ACMF@usda.gov. Written comments must be received by April 6, 2021. Availability of Materials for the Meeting: General information about the ACMF as well as any updates concerning the meeting announced in this notice, may be found on the ACMF website at https://www.usda.gov/ partnerships/advisory-committee-onminority-farmers. Accessibility: USDA is committed to ensuring that all persons are included in our programs and events. If you are a person with a disability and require reasonable accommodations to participate in this meeting Please contact Eston Williams at Eston.Williams@usda.gov or (202) 596– 0226. Individuals who use telecommunication devices for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–800–877–8339 between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m., Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: General information about the committee can also be found at https:// PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 www.usda.gov/partnerships/advisorycommittee-on-minority-farmers. Any member of the public wishing to obtain information concerning this public meeting may contact Eston Williams, Designated Federal Officer (DFO), at Eston.Williams@usda.gov or at (202) 596–0226. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background: The Committee was established in the U.S. Department of Agriculture pursuant to section 14008 of the Food Conservation and Energy Act of 2008, Public Law 110–246, 122 Stat. 1651, 2008 (7 U.S.C. 2279). The Committee works in the interest of the public to ensure socially disadvantaged farmers have equal access to USDA programs. The Committee advises the Secretary on the implementation of section 2501 of the Food, Agriculture, Conservation, and Trade Act of 1990; methods of maximizing the participation of minority farmers and ranchers in U.S. Department of Agriculture programs; and civil rights activities within the Department, as such activities relate to participants in such programs. Dated: March 16, 2021. Cikena Reid, USDA Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2021–05924 Filed 3–22–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3412–88–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE U.S. Census Bureau Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Quarterly Summary of State and Local Government Tax Revenues The Department of Commerce will submit the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, on or after the date of publication of this notice. We invite the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on proposed, and continuing information collections, which helps us assess the impact of our information collection requirements and minimize the public’s reporting burden. Public comments were previously requested via the Federal Register on January 15, 2021 during a 60-day comment period. This notice allows for an additional 30 days for public comments. Agency: U.S. Census Bureau. Title: Quarterly Summary of State and Local Government Tax Revenues. E:\FR\FM\23MRN1.SGM 23MRN1 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 54 / Tuesday, March 23, 2021 / Notices OMB Control Number: 0607–0112. Form Number(s): F–71, F–72, F–73. Type of Request: Regular submission, Request for a Revision of a Currently Approved Collection. Number of Respondents: 7,351. Average Hours per Response: 16 minutes. Burden Hours: 8,002. Needs and Uses: The Census Bureau conducts the Quarterly Summary of State & Local Government Tax Revenues (QTax Survey) to provide quarterly estimates of state and local government tax revenue at a national level, as well as detailed tax revenue data for individual states. Quarterly measurement of, and reporting on, these fund flows provides valuable insight into trends in the national economy and that of individual states. Information collected on the type and quantity of taxes collected gives comparative data on how the various levels of government fund their public sector obligations. There are three components to the QTax Survey; the first component is the Quarterly Survey of Property Tax Collections (F–71), which collects property tax data from local governments, the second component is the Quarterly Survey of State Tax Collections (F–72), which collects data on 25 different tax categories for all 50 states, and the third component is the Quarterly Survey of Selected NonProperty Taxes (F–73), which collects local tax revenue data for three taxes: Sales and gross receipts, individual income, and corporation net income taxes. The Census Bureau is requesting approval to conduct the 2021, 2022 and 2023 Quarterly Summary of State & Local Government Tax Revenues. The Census Bureau is also requesting approval to add the collection of cannabis sales and sports betting sales taxes to the F72 component and remove the collection of all license taxes from the F–72 component of the QTax Survey. This will modernize the survey’s content to maintain the relevancy and sustainability of these data. The information contained in this survey is the most current information available on a nationwide basis for state and local government tax collections. Data are collected for fifty state governments and the District of Columbia and a sample of the local governments (approximately 7,300). The Census Bureau conducts the three components of the QTax Survey to collect state and local government tax data for this data series established in 1962. It serves as a timely source of tax data for many data users and policy VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:45 Mar 22, 2021 Jkt 253001 makers and is the most current information available on a nationwide basis for government tax collections Tax collection data are used to measure economic activity nationwide, as well as for comparison among the states. These data are also used in comparing the variety of taxes employed by individual states and in determining the revenue raising capacity of different types of taxes in different states. Key users of these data include the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), the Federal Reserve Board (FRB), and the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) who rely on these data to provide they provide insight into and the most current information on the complex nature and fiscal health of state and local government finances. These data are included in the quarterly estimates of the National Income and Product Accounts developed by BEA. HUD has used the property tax data as one of nine cost indicators for developing Section 8 rent adjustments. These data are widely used by Federal, state, and local legislators, policy makers, analysts, economists, and researchers to follow the changing characteristics and monitor trends in public sector revenues. The data are also widely used by the media and academia. Affected Public: State, Local, or Tribal government. Frequency: Quarterly. Respondent’s Obligation: Voluntary. Legal Authority: Title 13 U.S.C., Sections 161 and 182. This information collection request may be viewed at www.reginfo.gov. Follow the instructions to view the Department of Commerce collections currently under review by OMB. Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be submitted within 30 days of the publication of this notice on the following website www.reginfo.gov/ public/do/PRAMain. Find this particular information collection by selecting ‘‘Currently under 30-day Review—Open for Public Comments’’ or by using the search function and entering either the title of the collection or the OMB Control Number 0607–0112. Sheleen Dumas, Department PRA Clearance Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer, Commerce Department. [FR Doc. 2021–05977 Filed 3–22–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–07–P PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 15455 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [S–46–2021] Foreign-Trade Zone 40—Cleveland, Ohio; Application for Subzone Expansion; Swagelok Company, Eastlake, Ohio An application has been submitted to the Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ) Board by the Cleveland Cuyahoga County Port Authority, grantee of FTZ 40, requesting an expansion of Subzone 40I on behalf of Swagelok Company (Swagelok) in Eastlake, Ohio. The application was submitted pursuant to the provisions of the Foreign-Trade Zones Act, as amended (19 U.S.C. 81a–81u), and the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR part 400). It was formally docketed on March 15, 2021. Subzone 40I currently consists of the following sites: Site 1 (70 acres) 29500 Solon Rd & 29495 FA Lennon Dr., Solon, Cuyahoga County; Site 2 (13.3 acres) 31400 Aurora Rd., Solon, Cuyahoga County; Site 3 (5 acres) 29500 Ambina Dr., Solon, Cuyahoga County; Site 4 (7.82 acres) 26651 & 26653 Curtiss Wright Parkway, Willoughby Hills, Cuyahoga County; Site 5 (16.8 acres) 318, 348, & 358 Bishop Rd., Highland Heights, Cuyahoga County; Site 6 (23.95 acres) 6050, 6060, & 6100 Cochran Rd., Solon, Cuyahoga County; Site 7 (3 acres) 29900 Solon Industrial Parkway, Solon, Cuyahoga County; Site 8 (5 acres) 32550 Old South Miles Rd., Solon, Cuyahoga County; Site 9 (9.5 acres) 15400 Foltz Parkway, Strongsville, Cuyahoga County; and, Site 10 (8.87 acres), 935 N. Freedom St., Ravenna, Portage County. The proposed expanded subzone would include the following additional site: Site 11 (2.394 acres), 1924 East 337th Street, Eastlake, Lake County. No authorization for expanded production activity has been requested at this time. The subzone would be subject to the existing activation limit of FTZ 40. In accordance with the FTZ Board’s regulations, Elizabeth Whiteman of the FTZ Staff is designated examiner to review the application and make recommendations to the Executive Secretary. Public comment is invited from interested parties. Submissions shall be addressed to the FTZ Board’s Executive Secretary and sent to: ftz@trade.gov. The closing period for their receipt is May 3, 2021. Rebuttal comments in response to material submitted during the foregoing period may be submitted during the subsequent 15-day period to May 17, 2021. E:\FR\FM\23MRN1.SGM 23MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 54 (Tuesday, March 23, 2021)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2021-05977]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

U.S. Census Bureau


Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the 
Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment 
Request; Quarterly Summary of State and Local Government Tax Revenues

    The Department of Commerce will submit the following information 
collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for 
review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 
1995, on or after the date of publication of this notice. We invite the 
general public and other Federal agencies to comment on proposed, and 
continuing information collections, which helps us assess the impact of 
our information collection requirements and minimize the public's 
reporting burden. Public comments were previously requested via the 
Federal Register on January 15, 2021 during a 60-day comment period. 
This notice allows for an additional 30 days for public comments.
    Agency: U.S. Census Bureau.
    Title: Quarterly Summary of State and Local Government Tax 
Revenues.

[[Page 15455]]

    OMB Control Number: 0607-0112.
    Form Number(s): F-71, F-72, F-73.
    Type of Request: Regular submission, Request for a Revision of a 
Currently Approved Collection.
    Number of Respondents: 7,351.
    Average Hours per Response: 16 minutes.
    Burden Hours: 8,002.
    Needs and Uses: The Census Bureau conducts the Quarterly Summary of 
State & Local Government Tax Revenues (QTax Survey) to provide 
quarterly estimates of state and local government tax revenue at a 
national level, as well as detailed tax revenue data for individual 
states. Quarterly measurement of, and reporting on, these fund flows 
provides valuable insight into trends in the national economy and that 
of individual states. Information collected on the type and quantity of 
taxes collected gives comparative data on how the various levels of 
government fund their public sector obligations. There are three 
components to the QTax Survey; the first component is the Quarterly 
Survey of Property Tax Collections (F-71), which collects property tax 
data from local governments, the second component is the Quarterly 
Survey of State Tax Collections (F-72), which collects data on 25 
different tax categories for all 50 states, and the third component is 
the Quarterly Survey of Selected Non-Property Taxes (F-73), which 
collects local tax revenue data for three taxes: Sales and gross 
receipts, individual income, and corporation net income taxes.
    The Census Bureau is requesting approval to conduct the 2021, 2022 
and 2023 Quarterly Summary of State & Local Government Tax Revenues. 
The Census Bureau is also requesting approval to add the collection of 
cannabis sales and sports betting sales taxes to the F72 component and 
remove the collection of all license taxes from the F-72 component of 
the QTax Survey. This will modernize the survey's content to maintain 
the relevancy and sustainability of these data.
    The information contained in this survey is the most current 
information available on a nationwide basis for state and local 
government tax collections. Data are collected for fifty state 
governments and the District of Columbia and a sample of the local 
governments (approximately 7,300).
    The Census Bureau conducts the three components of the QTax Survey 
to collect state and local government tax data for this data series 
established in 1962. It serves as a timely source of tax data for many 
data users and policy makers and is the most current information 
available on a nationwide basis for government tax collections Tax 
collection data are used to measure economic activity nationwide, as 
well as for comparison among the states. These data are also used in 
comparing the variety of taxes employed by individual states and in 
determining the revenue raising capacity of different types of taxes in 
different states.
    Key users of these data include the Bureau of Economic Analysis 
(BEA), the Federal Reserve Board (FRB), and the Department of Housing 
and Urban Development (HUD) who rely on these data to provide they 
provide insight into and the most current information on the complex 
nature and fiscal health of state and local government finances. These 
data are included in the quarterly estimates of the National Income and 
Product Accounts developed by BEA. HUD has used the property tax data 
as one of nine cost indicators for developing Section 8 rent 
adjustments. These data are widely used by Federal, state, and local 
legislators, policy makers, analysts, economists, and researchers to 
follow the changing characteristics and monitor trends in public sector 
revenues. The data are also widely used by the media and academia.
    Affected Public: State, Local, or Tribal government.
    Frequency: Quarterly.
    Respondent's Obligation: Voluntary.
    Legal Authority: Title 13 U.S.C., Sections 161 and 182.
    This information collection request may be viewed at 
www.reginfo.gov. Follow the instructions to view the Department of 
Commerce collections currently under review by OMB.
    Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information 
collection should be submitted within 30 days of the publication of 
this notice on the following website www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain. 
Find this particular information collection by selecting ``Currently 
under 30-day Review--Open for Public Comments'' or by using the search 
function and entering either the title of the collection or the OMB 
Control Number 0607-0112.

Sheleen Dumas,
Department PRA Clearance Officer, Office of the Chief Information 
Officer, Commerce Department.
[FR Doc. 2021-05977 Filed 3-22-21; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3510-07-P