Proposed Collection of Information: Annual Letters-Certificates of Authority (A) and Admitted Reinsurer (B), 40137 [2021-15798]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 140 / Monday, July 26, 2021 / Notices processes. DOT posts these comments, without edit, including any personal information the commenter provides, to www.regulations.gov, as described in the system of records notice (DOT/ALL– 14 FDMS), which can be reviewed at https://www.transportation.gov/privacy. See also https://www.regulations.gov/ privacy-notice for the privacy notice of regulations.gov. Issued in Washington, DC. John Karl Alexy, Associate Administrator for Railroad Safety, Chief Safety Officer. [FR Doc. 2021–15834 Filed 7–23–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–06–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Fiscal Service Proposed Collection of Information: Annual Letters—Certificates of Authority (A) and Admitted Reinsurer (B) Notice and request for comments. ACTION: 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 proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. Currently the Bureau of the Fiscal Service within the Department of the Treasury is soliciting comments concerning Annual Letters—Certificates of Authority (A) and Admitted Reinsurer (B). DATES: Written comments should be received on or before September 24, 2021 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments and requests for additional information to Bureau of the Fiscal Service, Bruce A. Sharp, Room #4006–A, P.O. Box 1328, Parkersburg, WV 26106–1328, or bruce.sharp@fiscal.treasury.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Annual Letters—Certificates of Authority (A) and Admitted Reinsurer (B). OMB Number: 1530–0014. Abstract: The information is collected so that Treasury can make the appropriate determinations as to the renewal of the Certificates of Authority of currently certified companies and the renewal of companies currently recognized by Treasury as Admitted Reinsurers. Included in the package is the Annual Letter to Executive Officers jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:45 Jul 23, 2021 Jkt 253001 of Surety Companies Reporting to the Treasury (A) and the Annual Letter to Executive Officers of Companies Recognized by the Treasury as Admitted Reinsurers of Surety Companies Doing Business with the United States Government (B). The Secretary of the Treasury has been given authority pursuant to 31 U.S.C., 9304–9308 to certify insurance companies wishing to write or reinsure federal surety bonds. The authority has been further codified at 31 CFR, Part 223.9 which specifies guidelines applicable to companies seeking certification while Part 223.12 specifies requirements applicable to companies seeking recognition as an Admitted Reinsurer. Current Actions: Extension of a currently approved collection. Type of Review: Regular. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit. Estimated Number of Respondents: 341. Estimated Time per Respondent: 18.75 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 6,394. 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: 1. 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; 2. the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the collection of information; 3. ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; 4. 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 5. estimates of capital or start-up costs and costs of operation, maintenance, and purchase of services to provide information. Dated: July 20, 2021. Bruce A. Sharp, Bureau PRA Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2021–15798 Filed 7–23–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–AS–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 1096 Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00148 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 40137 Notice and request for comments. ACTION: The Internal Revenue Service (IRS), 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 Annual Summary and Transmittal of U.S. Information Returns. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before September 24, 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. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the form and instructions should be directed to Martha R. Brinson, at (202) 317–5753, or at Internal Revenue Service, Room 6526, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20224, or through the internet at Martha.R.Brinson@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Annual Summary and Transmittal of U.S. Information Returns. OMB Number: 1545–0108. Form Number: 1096. Abstract: Form 1096 is used to transmit information returns (Forms 1099, 1098, 5498, and W–2G) to the IRS service centers. Under Internal Revenue Code section 6041 and related regulations, a separate Form 1096 is used for each type of return sent to the service center by the payer. It is used by IRS to summarize, categorize, and process the forms being filed. 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, individuals or households, not-for-profit institutions, farms, Federal government, and State, local or tribal governments. Estimated Number of Respondents: 5,640,300. Estimated Time per Respondent: 13.8 min. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,297,269. 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. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\26JYN1.SGM 26JYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Fiscal Service


Proposed Collection of Information: Annual Letters--Certificates 
of Authority (A) and Admitted Reinsurer (B)

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 proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by 
the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. Currently the Bureau of the Fiscal 
Service within the Department of the Treasury is soliciting comments 
concerning Annual Letters--Certificates of Authority (A) and Admitted 
Reinsurer (B).

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before September 24, 
2021 to be assured of consideration.

ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments and requests for additional 
information to Bureau of the Fiscal Service, Bruce A. Sharp, Room 
#4006-A, P.O. Box 1328, Parkersburg, WV 26106-1328, or 
[email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title: Annual Letters--Certificates of Authority (A) and Admitted 
Reinsurer (B).
    OMB Number: 1530-0014.
    Abstract: The information is collected so that Treasury can make 
the appropriate determinations as to the renewal of the Certificates of 
Authority of currently certified companies and the renewal of companies 
currently recognized by Treasury as Admitted Reinsurers. Included in 
the package is the Annual Letter to Executive Officers of Surety 
Companies Reporting to the Treasury (A) and the Annual Letter to 
Executive Officers of Companies Recognized by the Treasury as Admitted 
Reinsurers of Surety Companies Doing Business with the United States 
Government (B). The Secretary of the Treasury has been given authority 
pursuant to 31 U.S.C., 9304-9308 to certify insurance companies wishing 
to write or reinsure federal surety bonds. The authority has been 
further codified at 31 CFR, Part 223.9 which specifies guidelines 
applicable to companies seeking certification while Part 223.12 
specifies requirements applicable to companies seeking recognition as 
an Admitted Reinsurer.
    Current Actions: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Type of Review: Regular.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 341.
    Estimated Time per Respondent: 18.75 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 6,394.
    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: 1. 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; 2. the accuracy of the 
agency's estimate of the burden of the collection of information; 3. 
ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to 
be collected; 4. 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 5. 
estimates of capital or start-up costs and costs of operation, 
maintenance, and purchase of services to provide information.

     Dated: July 20, 2021.
Bruce A. Sharp,
Bureau PRA Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2021-15798 Filed 7-23-21; 8:45 am]
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