Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 5884-A, 17886-17887 [2021-07004]

Download as PDF 17886 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 64 / Tuesday, April 6, 2021 / Notices Ms. Stephanie Burch, Office of National Public Liaison, at 202–317–4219 or send an email to PublicLiaison@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given pursuant to section 10(a) (2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. (1988), that a public meeting of the Internal Revenue Service Advisory Council (IRSAC) will be held on Wednesday, April 21, 2021, to discuss topics that may be recommended for inclusion in a future report of the Council. The meeting will begin at 3:00 p.m. EDT and will continue for as long as necessary to complete the discussion but not beyond 4:00 p.m. EDT. The meeting will be held by conference call. To register and for callin instructions, members of the public may contact Ms. Stephanie Burch at 202–317–4219 or send an email to PublicLiaison@irs.gov. Attendees are encouraged to call in at least 5–10 minutes before the meeting begins. Time permitting, after the close of this discussion by IRSAC members, interested persons may make oral statements germane to the Council’s work. Persons wishing to make oral statements should contact Ms. Stephanie Burch at PublicLiaison@ irs.gov and include the written text or outline of comments they propose to make orally. Such comments will be limited to five minutes in length. In addition, any interested person may file a written statement for consideration by the IRSAC by sending it to PublicLiaison@irs.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dated: March 31, 2021. John A. Lipold, Designated Federal Officer, Internal Revenue Service Advisory Council. [FR Doc. 2021–07005 Filed 4–5–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel’s Tax Forms and Publications Project Committee Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice of meeting. khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: An open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel’s Tax Forms and Publications Project Committee will be conducted. The Taxpayer Advocacy Panel is soliciting public comments, ideas, and suggestions on improving customer service at the Internal Revenue Service. SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:34 Apr 05, 2021 Jkt 253001 The meeting will be held Thursday, May 13, 2021. DATES: Fred Smith at 1–888–912–1227 or (202) 317– 3087. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given pursuant to Section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. (1988) that a meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel’s Tax Forms and Publications Project Committee will be held Thursday, May 13, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The public is invited to make oral comments or submit written statements for consideration. Due to limited time and structure of meeting, notification of intent to participate must be made with Fred Smith. For more information please contact Fred Smith at 1–888–912–1227 or (202) 317–3087, or write TAP Office, 1111 Constitution Ave. NW, Room 1509, Washington, DC 20224 or contact us at the website: http://www.improveirs.org. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dated: April 1, 2021. Kevin Brown, Acting Director, Taxpayer Advocacy Panel. [FR Doc. 2021–07058 Filed 4–5–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 5884–A 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 employee retention credit for employers affected by qualified disaster. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before June 7, 2021 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments Kinna Brewington, Internal Revenue Service, Room 6526, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20224. Requests for additional information or copies of the form should be directed to Sara Covington, at (737) 800–6149 or Internal Revenue Service, Room 6526, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW, SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00120 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Washington DC 20224, or through the internet, at Sara.L.Covington@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Employee Retention Credit for Employers Affected by Qualified Disasters. OMB Number: 1545–1978. Regulation Project Number: Form 5884–A. Abstract: Form 5884–A is used to figure certain credits for disaster area employers. These credits typically include employee retention credits for eligible employers who conducted an active trade or business in certain disaster areas. The credit is equal to 40 percent of qualified wages for each eligible employee (up to a maximum of $6,000 in qualified wages per employee). Current Actions: The Form is being revised to reflect the new 2020 qualified disaster employee retention credit. Changes to the burden estimates are due to the removal and revising of lines on the form. The instructions will direct filers needing to report these credits as to which revision of the form to use. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations, and farms. Estimated Number of Respondents: 250,000. Estimated Time Per Respondent: 2.55 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 637,500. 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 E:\FR\FM\06APN1.SGM 06APN1 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 64 / Tuesday, April 6, 2021 / Notices 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: March 31, 2021. Sara L. Covington, IRS Tax Analyst. BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Joint Committee Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Treasury. AGENCY: Notice of meeting. An open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Joint Committee will be conducted. The Taxpayer Advocacy Panel is soliciting public comments, ideas, and suggestions on improving customer service at the Internal Revenue Service. SUMMARY: The meeting will be held Thursday, April 22, 2021. DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Gilbert Martinez at 1–888–912–1227 or (737) 800–4060. Notice is hereby given pursuant to Section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. (1988) that an open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Joint Committee will be held Thursday, April 22, 2021, at 1:30 p.m. Eastern Time via teleconference. The public is invited to make oral comments or submit written statements for consideration. For more information please contact Gilbert Martinez at 1– 888–912–1227 or (737–800–4060), or write TAP Office 3651 S IH–35, STOP 1005 AUSC, Austin, TX 78741, or post comments to the website: http:// www.improveirs.org. The agenda will include various committee issues for submission to the IRS and other TAP related topics. Public input is welcomed. khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: April 1, 2021. Kevin Brown, Acting Director, Taxpayer Advocacy Panel. [FR Doc. 2021–07055 Filed 4–5–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:34 Apr 05, 2021 Internal Revenue Service Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice of meeting. AGENCY: An open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel’s Toll-Free Phone Lines Project Committee will be conducted. The Taxpayer Advocacy Panel is soliciting public comments, ideas, and suggestions on improving customer service at the Internal Revenue Service. DATES: The meeting will be held Tuesday, May 11, 2021. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Rosalind Matherne at 1–888–912–1227 or 202–317–4115. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given pursuant to Section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. (1988) that an open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Toll-Free Phone Lines Project Committee will be held Tuesday, May 11, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time. The public is invited to make oral comments or submit written statements for consideration. Due to limited time and structure of meeting, notification of intent to participate must be made with Rosalind Matherne. For more information please contact Rosalind Matherne at 1–888–912–1227 or 202– 317–4115, or write TAP Office, 1111 Constitution Ave. NW, Room 1509, Washington, DC 20224 or contact us at the website: http://www.improveirs.org. The agenda will include various IRS issues. Jkt 253001 Dated: April 1, 2021. Kevin Brown, Acting Director, Taxpayer Advocacy Panel. [FR Doc. 2021–07061 Filed 4–5–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Interest Rate Paid on Cash Deposited To Secure U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Immigration Bonds Departmental Offices, Treasury. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: For the period beginning April 1, 2021, and ending on June 30, 2021, the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Immigration Bond interest rate is .05 per centum per annum. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00121 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Rates are applicable April 1, 2021 to June 30, 2021. DATES: Comments or inquiries may be mailed to Will Walcutt, Supervisor, Funds Management Branch, Funds Management Division, Fiscal Accounting, Bureau of the Fiscal Services, Parkersburg, West Virginia 26106–1328. You can download this notice at the following internet addresses: http:// www.treasury.gov or http:// www.federalregister.gov. ADDRESSES: Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel’s Toll-Free Phone Lines Project Committee SUMMARY: [FR Doc. 2021–07004 Filed 4–5–21; 8:45 am] ACTION: DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY 17887 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ryan Hanna, Manager, Funds Management Branch, Funds Management Division, Fiscal Accounting, Bureau of the Fiscal Service, Parkersburg, West Virginia 26106–1328, (304) 480–5120; Will Walcutt, Supervisor, Funds Management Branch, Funds Management Division, Fiscal Accounting, Bureau of the Fiscal Services, Parkersburg, West Virginia 26106–1328, (304) 480–5117. Federal law requires that interest payments on cash deposited to secure immigration bonds shall be ‘‘at a rate determined by the Secretary of the Treasury, except that in no case shall the interest rate exceed 3 per centum per annum.’’ 8 U.S.C. 1363(a). Related Federal regulations state that ‘‘Interest on cash deposited to secure immigration bonds will be at the rate as determined by the Secretary of the Treasury, but in no case will exceed 3 per centum per annum or be less than zero.’’ 8 CFR 293.2. Treasury has determined that interest on the bonds will vary quarterly and will accrue during each calendar quarter at a rate equal to the lesser of the average of the bond equivalent rates on 91-day Treasury bills auctioned during the preceding calendar quarter, or 3 per centum per annum, but in no case less than zero. [FR Doc. 2015–18545] In addition to this Notice, Treasury posts the current quarterly rate in Table 2b— Interest Rates for Specific Legislation on the TreasuryDirect website. The Deputy Assistant Secretary for Public Finance, Gary Grippo, having reviewed and approved this document, is delegating the authority to electronically sign this document to Heidi Cohen, Federal Register Liaison for the Department, for purposes of publication in the Federal Register. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Heidi Cohen, Federal Register Liaison. [FR Doc. 2021–07067 Filed 4–5–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–AK–P E:\FR\FM\06APN1.SGM 06APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 64 (Tuesday, April 6, 2021)]
[Notices]
[Pages 17886-17887]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2021-07004]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Internal Revenue Service


Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 5884-A

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 
continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork 
Reduction Act of 1995. The IRS is soliciting comments concerning 
employee retention credit for employers affected by qualified disaster.

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before June 7, 2021 to 
be assured of consideration.

ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments Kinna Brewington, Internal 
Revenue Service, Room 6526, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 
20224.
    Requests for additional information or copies of the form should be 
directed to Sara Covington, at (737) 800-6149 or Internal Revenue 
Service, Room 6526, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington DC 20224, 
or through the internet, at [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Title: Employee Retention Credit for Employers Affected by 
Qualified Disasters.
    OMB Number: 1545-1978.
    Regulation Project Number: Form 5884-A.
    Abstract: Form 5884-A is used to figure certain credits for 
disaster area employers. These credits typically include employee 
retention credits for eligible employers who conducted an active trade 
or business in certain disaster areas. The credit is equal to 40 
percent of qualified wages for each eligible employee (up to a maximum 
of $6,000 in qualified wages per employee).
    Current Actions: The Form is being revised to reflect the new 2020 
qualified disaster employee retention credit. Changes to the burden 
estimates are due to the removal and revising of lines on the form. The 
instructions will direct filers needing to report these credits as to 
which revision of the form to use.
    Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit organizations, and 
farms.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 250,000.
    Estimated Time Per Respondent: 2.55 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 637,500.
    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

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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: March 31, 2021.
Sara L. Covington,
IRS Tax Analyst.
[FR Doc. 2021-07004 Filed 4-5-21; 8:45 am]
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