Proposed Collection; Requesting Comments on Membership Application for Internal Revenue Service Advisory Council (IRSAC), 18374 [2021-07233]

Download as PDF 18374 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 66 / Thursday, April 8, 2021 / Notices 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. 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: April 2, 2021. Chakinna B. Clemons, Supervisory Tax Analyst. [FR Doc. 2021–07235 Filed 4–7–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Requesting Comments on Membership Application for Internal Revenue Service Advisory Council (IRSAC) 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 proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The IRS is soliciting khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:53 Apr 07, 2021 Jkt 253001 comments concerning membership application for Internal Revenue Service Advisory Council. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before June 7, 2021 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. You must reference the information collection’s title, form number, reporting or record-keeping requirement number, and OMB number in your comment. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the form and instructions should be directed to Jon Callahan, (737) 800–7639, at Internal Revenue Service, Room 6526, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20224, or through the internet at jon.r.callahan@ irs.gov. Currently, the IRS is seeking comments concerning the following information collection tools, reporting, and record-keeping requirements: Title: Internal Revenue Service Advisory Council Membership Application. OMB Number: 1545–1791. Form Number: 12339. Abstract: The Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) requires that committee membership be fairly balanced in terms of points of view represented and the functions to be performed. As a result, members of specific committees often have both the expertise and professional skills that parallel the program responsibilities of their sponsoring agencies. Selection of committee members is based on the FACA’s requirements and the potential member’s background and qualifications. Therefore, an application is needed to ascertain the desired skills set for membership. The IRS will also use the information to perform federal income tax, background, and practitioner checks as required of all members and applicants to the Committee or Council. Information provided will be used to qualify or disqualify individuals to serve as members. Current Actions: There are changes to the existing collection. The Advisory Committee on Tax Exempt and Government Entities and the Information Reporting Program Advisory Committee ceased operating as separate IRS advisory committees and combined with the Internal Revenue Service Advisory Council. Form 12339– SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00131 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 B, Form 12339–C and Form 13775 are obsolete and have been removed from the collection. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Number of Respondents: 125. Estimated Time per Response: 1 hr. 30 min. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 187.5. 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. 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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 66 (Thursday, April 8, 2021)]
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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Internal Revenue Service


Proposed Collection; Requesting Comments on Membership 
Application for Internal Revenue Service Advisory Council (IRSAC)

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 
proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the 
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The IRS is soliciting comments 
concerning membership application for Internal Revenue Service Advisory 
Council.

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before June 7, 2021 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. You must reference the information collection's title, form 
number, reporting or record-keeping requirement number, and OMB number 
in your comment.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or 
copies of the form and instructions should be directed to Jon Callahan, 
(737) 800-7639, at Internal Revenue Service, Room 6526, 1111 
Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20224, or through the internet 
at [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Currently, the IRS is seeking comments 
concerning the following information collection tools, reporting, and 
record-keeping requirements:
    Title: Internal Revenue Service Advisory Council Membership 
Application.
    OMB Number: 1545-1791.
    Form Number: 12339.
    Abstract: The Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) requires that 
committee membership be fairly balanced in terms of points of view 
represented and the functions to be performed. As a result, members of 
specific committees often have both the expertise and professional 
skills that parallel the program responsibilities of their sponsoring 
agencies. Selection of committee members is based on the FACA's 
requirements and the potential member's background and qualifications. 
Therefore, an application is needed to ascertain the desired skills set 
for membership. The IRS will also use the information to perform 
federal income tax, background, and practitioner checks as required of 
all members and applicants to the Committee or Council. Information 
provided will be used to qualify or disqualify individuals to serve as 
members.
    Current Actions: There are changes to the existing collection. The 
Advisory Committee on Tax Exempt and Government Entities and the 
Information Reporting Program Advisory Committee ceased operating as 
separate IRS advisory committees and combined with the Internal Revenue 
Service Advisory Council. Form 12339-B, Form 12339-C and Form 13775 are 
obsolete and have been removed from the collection.
    Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 125.
    Estimated Time per Response: 1 hr. 30 min.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 187.5.
    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: April 5, 2021.
Chakinna B. Clemons,
Supervisory Tax Analyst.
[FR Doc. 2021-07233 Filed 4-7-21; 8:45 am]
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