Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Multiple Internal Revenue Service Information Collection Requests, 16657-16658 [2021-06534]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 59 / Tuesday, March 30, 2021 / Notices The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is publishing an update to the identifying information of one entity currently included on OFAC’s Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List (SDN List). DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Internal Revenue Service Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) Program; Availability of Application Packages Community Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Matching Grant Program—Availability of Application for Federal Financial Assistance DATES: See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section for effective date(s). AGENCY: Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. AGENCY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: ACTION: SUMMARY: OFAC: Andrea Gacki, Director, tel.: 202–622–2490; 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; or Assistant Director for Regulatory Affairs, tel.: 202–622– 4855. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Electronic Availability The SDN List and additional information concerning OFAC sanctions programs are available on OFAC’s website (https://www.treasury.gov/ofac). Notice of OFAC Action(s) Notice. This document provides notice of the availability of Application Packages for the 2022 Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) Program. SUMMARY: Application instructions are available electronically from the IRS on May 1, 2021 by visiting: IRS.gov (key word search—‘‘TCE’’) or through Grants.gov by searching the Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number 21.006. The deadline for applying to the IRS for the Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) Program is June 1, 2021. All applications must be submitted through Grants.gov. DATES: Internal Revenue Service, Grant Program Office, 5000 Ellin Road, NCFB C4–110, SE:W:CAR:SPEC:FO:GPO, Lanham, Maryland 20706. ADDRESSES: On March 25, 2021, OFAC removed the entry on the SDN List for the following entity: Entity FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: 33RD LIGHT INFANTRY DIVISION OF THE BURMESE ARMY, Sagaing, Burma [BURMA–EO14014]. On March 25, 2021, OFAC updated the entry on the SDN List for the following entity, whose property and interests in property continue to be blocked pursuant to Executive Order 13818 of December 20, 2017, ‘‘Blocking the Property of Persons Involved in Serious Human Rights Abuse or Corruption’’: Entity 33RD LIGHT INFANTRY DIVISION OF THE BURMESE ARMY, Sagaing, Burma [GLOMAG]. The listing for the entity now appears as follows: 33RD LIGHT INFANTRY DIVISION OF THE BURMESE ARMY, Sagaing, Burma [GLOMAG] [BURMA–EO14014]. jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES 16657 Dated: March 25, 2021. Bradley T. Smith, Acting Director, Office of Foreign Assets Control, U.S. Department of the Treasury. [FR Doc. 2021–06480 Filed 3–29–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–AL–P Grant Program Office via their email address at tce.grant.office@irs.gov. Authority for the Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) Program is contained in Section 163 of the Revenue Act of 1978, Public Law 95–600, (92 Stat. 12810), November 6, 1978. Regulations were published in the Federal Register at 44 FR 72113 on December 13, 1979. Section 163 gives the IRS authority to enter into cooperative agreements with private or public non-profit agencies or organizations to establish a network of trained volunteers to provide free tax information and return preparation assistance to elderly individuals. Elderly individuals are defined as individuals age 60 and over at the close of their taxable year. Because applications are being solicited before the FY 2021 budget has been approved, cooperative agreements will be entered into subject to the appropriation of funds. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Carol Quiller, Chief, Grant Program Office, IRS, Stakeholder Partnerships, Education & Communication. [FR Doc. 2021–06494 Filed 3–29–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:59 Mar 29, 2021 Jkt 253001 PO 00000 Frm 00083 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice. This document provides notice of the availability of the application package for the 2022 Community Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Matching Grant Program. DATES: Application instructions are available electronically from the IRS on May 1, 2021 by visiting: IRS.gov (key word search—‘‘VITA Grant’’). Application packages are available on May 1, 2021 by visiting Grants.gov and searching with the Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) number 21.009. The deadline for applying to the IRS through Grants.gov for the Community VITA Matching Grant Program is June 1, 2021. All applications must be submitted through Grants.gov. ADDRESSES: Internal Revenue Service, Grant Program Office, 401 West Peachtree St. NW, Stop 420–D, Atlanta, GA 30308. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Grant Program Office via their email address at Grant.Program.Office@ irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Authority for the Community Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Matching Grant Program is contained in the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021, and Taxpayer First Act 2019, Public Law 116–25. SUMMARY: Carol Quiller, Chief, Grant Program Office, IRS, Stakeholder Partnerships, Education & Communication. [FR Doc. 2021–06492 Filed 3–29–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Multiple Internal Revenue Service Information Collection Requests Departmental Offices, U.S. Department of the Treasury. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Department of the Treasury will submit the following SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\30MRN1.SGM 30MRN1 16658 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 59 / Tuesday, March 30, 2021 / Notices information collection requests 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. The public is invited to submit comments on these requests. DATES: Comments must be received on or before April 29, 2021. ADDRESSES: Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice to 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. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Copies of the submissions may be obtained from Molly Stasko by emailing PRA@treasury.gov, calling (202) 622– 8922, or viewing the entire information collection request at www.reginfo.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES Internal Revenue Service (IRS) 1. Title: Sale of Residence From Qualified Personal Residence Trust. OMB Control Number: 1545–1485. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Description: Internal Revenue Code section 2702(a)(3) provides special favorable valuation rules for valuing the gift of a personal residence trust. Regulation section 25.2702–5(a)(2) provides that if the trust fails to comply with the requirements contained in the regulations, the trust will be treated as complying if a statement is attached to the gift tax return reporting the gift stating that a proceeding has been commenced to reform the instrument to comply with the requirements of the regulations. Regulation Project Number: TD 8743. Affected Public: Individuals or Households. Estimated Number of Respondents: 300. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Total Number of Annual Responses: 300. Estimated Time per Response: 3 hour, 15 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 625 hours. 2. Title: Continuation Sheet for Item # 16 (Additional Information)—OF–306, Declaration for Federal Employment. OMB Control Number: 1545–1921. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Description: This form is used by IRS recruitment personnel and is provided VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:59 Mar 29, 2021 Jkt 253001 to applicants when completing OF 306, Declaration for Federal Employment. It is used as a continuation sheet to clearly define additional information that is requested in item 15 of the OF 306. Due to lack of space on the OF 306 this form can be used in lieu of an additional sheet of paper. Form Number: Form 12114. Affected Public: Individuals or Households. Estimated Number of Respondents: 24,813. Frequency of Response: On Occasion. Estimated Total Number of Annual Responses: 24,813. Estimated Time per Response: 15 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 6,203 hours. 3. Title: IRS e-file Signature Authorization for Forms 720, 2290, and 8849. OMB Control Number: 1545–2081. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Description: The Form 8879–EX, IRS e-file Signature Authorization for Forms 720, 2990, and 8849, will be used in the Modernized e-File program. Form 8879– EX authorizes a taxpayer and an electronic return originator (ERO) to use a personal identification number (PIN) to electronically sign an electronic excise tax return and, if applicable, authorize an electronic funds withdrawal. Form Number: IRS Form 8879–EX. Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 15,000. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Total Number of Annual Responses: 15,000. Estimated Time per Response: 67 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 16,750 hours. 4. Title: IRS Paid Preparer Tax Identification Number (PTIN) Application and Renewal. OMB Control Number: 1545–2190. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Description: Paid tax return preparers are required to get a preparer tax identification number (PTIN), and to pay the fee required with the application. A third party administers the PTIN application process. Most applications are filled out online. Form W–12 is used to collect the information required by the regulations and to collect the information the third party needs to administer the PTIN application process. The revision is to add a new line to inform preparers of the fees associated with applying or renewing a PTIN. PO 00000 Frm 00084 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 Form Number: W–12. Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,200,000. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Total Number of Annual Responses: 1,200,000. Estimated Time per Response: 1 hour 13 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,464,000 hours. 5. Title: Certified Professional Employer Organization (CPEO). OMB Control Number: 1545–2266. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Description: Section 206 of the Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act passed Dec. 19, 2014) created the Certified Professional Employer Organization (CPEO) designation. The application, attestation and supporting information will be used by IRS to qualify professional employer organizations to become and remain a Certified Professional Employer Organization, which entitles them to certain tax benefits. This certification is renewed annually and the CPEO will submit annual and quarterly financial statements in addition to supporting documentation. Responsible individuals will submit annual attestation forms and fingerprint cards. Form 14737, Request for Voluntary IRS Certification of a Professional Employer Organization (Application), Form 14737–A, CPEO Responsible Individual Personal Attestation, Form 14751, Certified Professional Employer Organization Surety Bond, Form 8973, Certified Professional Employer Organization/ Customer Reporting Agreement, and TD 9860, Certified Professional Employer Organizations, will only be used by program applicants and related responsible individuals. Form Number: IRS Form 14737, IRS Form 14737–A, IRS Form 14751, IRS Form 8973 and TD 9860. Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit organizations; Individuals or Households. Estimated Number of Respondents: 42,205. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Total Number of Annual Responses: 42,205. Estimated Time per Response: 1.5 hours to 145 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 91,065. Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq. Dated: March 25, 2021. Molly Stasko, Treasury PRA Clearance Officer. 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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 59 (Tuesday, March 30, 2021)]
[Notices]
[Pages 16657-16658]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY


Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB 
Review; Comment Request; Multiple Internal Revenue Service Information 
Collection Requests

AGENCY: Departmental Offices, U.S. Department of the Treasury.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Department of the Treasury will submit the following

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information collection requests 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. The public is invited to submit comments on these requests.

DATES: Comments must be received on or before April 29, 2021.

ADDRESSES: Written comments and recommendations for the proposed 
information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of 
this notice to 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.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Copies of the submissions may be 
obtained from Molly Stasko by emailing [email protected], calling (202) 
622-8922, or viewing the entire information collection request at 
www.reginfo.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Internal Revenue Service (IRS)

    1. Title: Sale of Residence From Qualified Personal Residence 
Trust.
    OMB Control Number: 1545-1485.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Description: Internal Revenue Code section 2702(a)(3) provides 
special favorable valuation rules for valuing the gift of a personal 
residence trust. Regulation section 25.2702-5(a)(2) provides that if 
the trust fails to comply with the requirements contained in the 
regulations, the trust will be treated as complying if a statement is 
attached to the gift tax return reporting the gift stating that a 
proceeding has been commenced to reform the instrument to comply with 
the requirements of the regulations.
    Regulation Project Number: TD 8743.
    Affected Public: Individuals or Households.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 300.
    Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    Estimated Total Number of Annual Responses: 300.
    Estimated Time per Response: 3 hour, 15 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 625 hours.
    2. Title: Continuation Sheet for Item # 16 (Additional 
Information)--OF-306, Declaration for Federal Employment.
    OMB Control Number: 1545-1921.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Description: This form is used by IRS recruitment personnel and is 
provided to applicants when completing OF 306, Declaration for Federal 
Employment. It is used as a continuation sheet to clearly define 
additional information that is requested in item 15 of the OF 306. Due 
to lack of space on the OF 306 this form can be used in lieu of an 
additional sheet of paper.
    Form Number: Form 12114.
    Affected Public: Individuals or Households.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 24,813.
    Frequency of Response: On Occasion.
    Estimated Total Number of Annual Responses: 24,813.
    Estimated Time per Response: 15 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 6,203 hours.
    3. Title: IRS e-file Signature Authorization for Forms 720, 2290, 
and 8849.
    OMB Control Number: 1545-2081.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Description: The Form 8879-EX, IRS e-file Signature Authorization 
for Forms 720, 2990, and 8849, will be used in the Modernized e-File 
program. Form 8879-EX authorizes a taxpayer and an electronic return 
originator (ERO) to use a personal identification number (PIN) to 
electronically sign an electronic excise tax return and, if applicable, 
authorize an electronic funds withdrawal.
    Form Number: IRS Form 8879-EX.
    Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit organizations.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 15,000.
    Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    Estimated Total Number of Annual Responses: 15,000.
    Estimated Time per Response: 67 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 16,750 hours.
    4. Title: IRS Paid Preparer Tax Identification Number (PTIN) 
Application and Renewal.
    OMB Control Number: 1545-2190.
    Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection.
    Description: Paid tax return preparers are required to get a 
preparer tax identification number (PTIN), and to pay the fee required 
with the application. A third party administers the PTIN application 
process. Most applications are filled out online. Form W-12 is used to 
collect the information required by the regulations and to collect the 
information the third party needs to administer the PTIN application 
process. The revision is to add a new line to inform preparers of the 
fees associated with applying or renewing a PTIN.
    Form Number: W-12.
    Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit organizations.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,200,000.
    Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    Estimated Total Number of Annual Responses: 1,200,000.
    Estimated Time per Response: 1 hour 13 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,464,000 hours.
    5. Title: Certified Professional Employer Organization (CPEO).
    OMB Control Number: 1545-2266.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Description: Section 206 of the Achieving a Better Life Experience 
(ABLE) Act passed Dec. 19, 2014) created the Certified Professional 
Employer Organization (CPEO) designation. The application, attestation 
and supporting information will be used by IRS to qualify professional 
employer organizations to become and remain a Certified Professional 
Employer Organization, which entitles them to certain tax benefits. 
This certification is renewed annually and the CPEO will submit annual 
and quarterly financial statements in addition to supporting 
documentation. Responsible individuals will submit annual attestation 
forms and fingerprint cards. Form 14737, Request for Voluntary IRS 
Certification of a Professional Employer Organization (Application), 
Form 14737-A, CPEO Responsible Individual Personal Attestation, Form 
14751, Certified Professional Employer Organization Surety Bond, Form 
8973, Certified Professional Employer Organization/Customer Reporting 
Agreement, and TD 9860, Certified Professional Employer Organizations, 
will only be used by program applicants and related responsible 
individuals.
    Form Number: IRS Form 14737, IRS Form 14737-A, IRS Form 14751, IRS 
Form 8973 and TD 9860.
    Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit organizations; 
Individuals or Households.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 42,205.
    Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    Estimated Total Number of Annual Responses: 42,205.
    Estimated Time per Response: 1.5 hours to 145 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 91,065.

    Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.

    Dated: March 25, 2021.
Molly Stasko,
Treasury PRA Clearance Officer.
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