Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Health Eligibility Center (HEC) Income Verification (IV) Forms, 12776-12777 [2022-04683]

Download as PDF khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES 12776 Federal Register / Vol. 87, No. 44 / Monday, March 7, 2022 / Notices information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The IRS is soliciting comments concerning procedure for waiver of right to consistent agreement of partnership items and partnership-level determinations as to penalties, additions to tax, and additional amounts. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before May 6, 2022 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Andres Garcia, Internal Revenue Service, Room 6526, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20224, or by email to omb.unit@irs.gov. Include OMB control number 1545–1969 or Waiver of Right to Consistent Agreement of Partnership Items and Partnership-Level Determinations as to Penalties, Additions to Tax, and Additional Amounts in the subject line of the message. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the form should be directed to Kerry Dennis at (202) 317–5751, or at Internal Revenue Service, Room 6526, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20224, or through the internet, at Kerry.L.Dennis@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Waiver of Right to Consistent Agreement of Partnership Items and Partnership-Level Determinations as to Penalties, Additions to Tax, and Additional Amounts. OMB Number: 1545–1569. Form Number: 13751. Abstract: The information requested on Form 13751 will be used to determine the eligibility for participation in the settlement initiative of taxpayers related through TEFRA partnerships to ineligible applicants. Such determinations will involve partnership items and partnership-level determinations, as well as the calculation of tax liabilities resolved under this initiative, including penalties and interest. Current Actions: There is no change to the regulation or burden at this time. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Individuals or households, Business or other for-profit organizations, not-for-profit institutions. Estimated Number of Respondents: 100. Estimated Time per Respondent: 1 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 100 hours. 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:50 Mar 04, 2022 Jkt 256001 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: March 1, 2022. Kerry L. Dennis, Tax Analyst. [FR Doc. 2022–04706 Filed 3–4–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0867] Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Health Eligibility Center (HEC) Income Verification (IV) Forms Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, this notice announces that the Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs, will submit the collection of information abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The PRA submission describes the nature of the information collection and its expected cost and burden and it includes the actual data collection instrument. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00121 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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. Refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0867. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Maribel Aponte, Office of Enterprise and Integration, Data Governance Analytics (008), 1717 H Street NW, Washington, DC 20006, (202) 266–4688 or email maribel.aponte@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0867’’ in any correspondence. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3501–3521. Title: Health Eligibility Center (HEC) Income Verification (IV) Forms, VA Forms 10–301, 10–302, 10–302A, 10– 303, and 10–304. OMB Control Number: 2900–0867. Type of Review: Reinstatement of a previously approved collection. Abstract: VHA Directive 1909 provides policy for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Health Eligibility Center (HEC) Income Verification (IV) Program under authority of 38 United States Code (U.S.C.) 1722; 38 U.S.C. 5317. Title 38 U.S.C. 1722 established eligibility assessment procedures, based on income levels, for determining whether nonservice-connected (NSC) Veterans and non-compensable zero percent service-connected (SC) Veterans, who have no other special eligibility, are eligible to receive VA health care at no cost. Title 26 U.S.C. 6103 (l)(7) of the Internal Revenue Code and 38 U.S.C. 5317 establish authority for VA to verify Veterans’ gross household income information against records maintained by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and Social Security Administration (SSA) when that information indicates the Veteran is eligible for cost-free VA health care. This information collection is necessary for HEC’s Income Verification Division (IVD) to verify the income of Veterans and spouses. HEC IVD sends Veterans, and their spouses, individual letters to confirm income information reported by IRS and SSA. HEC does not change the Veteran’s copay status until information supplied by IRS and SSA has been independently verified, either by the Veteran or through appropriate due process procedures. 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 OMB DATES: E:\FR\FM\07MRN1.SGM 07MRN1 Federal Register / Vol. 87, No. 44 / Monday, March 7, 2022 / Notices control number. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on this collection of information was published at 86 FR 223 on November 23, 2021, pages 66619 and 66620. Affected Public: Individuals or Households. Estimated Annual Burden: Total hours = 49,758. 10–301—27,948 hours. 10–302—5,679 hours. 10–302a—1,420 hours. 10–303—42 hours. 10–304—14,669 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 10–301—30 minutes. 10–302—20 minutes. 10–302a—15 minutes. 10–303—15 minutes. 10–304—20 minutes. Frequency of Response: Once annually. Estimated Number of Respondents: Total Respondents = 122,789. 10–301—55,896. 10–302—17,038. 10–302a—5,680. 10–303—167. 10–304—44,008. By direction of the Secretary. Maribel Aponte, VA PRA Clearance Officer, Office of Enterprise and Integration, Data Governance Analytics, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2022–04683 Filed 3–4–22; 8:45 am] khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES BILLING CODE 8320–01–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:50 Mar 04, 2022 Jkt 256001 DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Veterans’ Advisory Committee on Rehabilitation, Notice of Meeting The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 2, that a meeting of the Veterans’ Advisory Committee on Rehabilitation (hereinafter the Committee) will be held virtually Wednesday, April 6 and Thursday, April 7, 2022, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. EST on both days. The meeting sessions are open to the public. The purpose of the Committee is to provide advice to the Secretary of VA on the rehabilitation needs of Veterans with disabilities and on the administration of VA’s Veteran rehabilitation programs. The Committee members will continue to receive briefings on employment programs and services designed to enhance the delivery of services for the rehabilitation potential of Veterans and discuss recommendations to be included in the Committee’s following annual comprehensive report. Although no time will be allocated for receiving oral presentations from the public, members of the public may submit written statements for review by the Committee to Latrese Thompson, Designated Federal Officer, Veterans Benefits Administration (28), 810 PO 00000 Frm 00122 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 12777 Vermont Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20420, or via email at Latrese.Thompson@va.gov. In the communication, writers must identify themselves and state the organization, association, persons or persons they represent. For any members of the public who wish to attend virtually, please use the Microsoft Teams Meeting link: https:// teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/ 19%3ameeting_ YjZmZmIyZDAtYzFlYi00OGUx LTk3ZTMtNDhmN2IyMWRjMjlk%40 thread.v2/0?context=%7b%22Tid %22%3a%22e95f1b23-abaf-45ee-821db7ab251ab3bf%22%2c %22Oid%22%3a%228252bbc1-b12348c8-aa1c-6f43c7d548c7%22%7d. Or call in (audio only) +1 872–701– 0185, 377848130# United States, Chicago. Phone Conference ID: 377 848 130#. Dated: March 2, 2022. LaTonya L. Small, Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2022–04730 Filed 3–4–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P E:\FR\FM\07MRN1.SGM 07MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 87, Number 44 (Monday, March 7, 2022)]
[Notices]
[Pages 12776-12777]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2022-04683]


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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0867]


Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Health 
Eligibility Center (HEC) Income Verification (IV) Forms

AGENCY: Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, 
this notice announces that the Veterans Health Administration, 
Department of Veterans Affairs, will submit the collection of 
information abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget 
(OMB) for review and comment. The PRA submission describes the nature 
of the information collection and its expected cost and burden and it 
includes the actual data collection instrument.

DATES: 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. Refer to 
``OMB Control No. 2900-0867.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Maribel Aponte, Office of Enterprise 
and Integration, Data Governance Analytics (008), 1717 H Street NW, 
Washington, DC 20006, (202) 266-4688 or email [email protected]. 
Please refer to ``OMB Control No. 2900-0867'' in any correspondence.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3501-3521.
    Title: Health Eligibility Center (HEC) Income Verification (IV) 
Forms, VA Forms 10-301, 10-302, 10-302A, 10-303, and 10-304.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0867.
    Type of Review: Reinstatement of a previously approved collection.
    Abstract: VHA Directive 1909 provides policy for the Department of 
Veterans Affairs (VA) Health Eligibility Center (HEC) Income 
Verification (IV) Program under authority of 38 United States Code 
(U.S.C.) 1722; 38 U.S.C. 5317. Title 38 U.S.C. 1722 established 
eligibility assessment procedures, based on income levels, for 
determining whether nonservice-connected (NSC) Veterans and non-
compensable zero percent service-connected (SC) Veterans, who have no 
other special eligibility, are eligible to receive VA health care at no 
cost. Title 26 U.S.C. 6103 (l)(7) of the Internal Revenue Code and 38 
U.S.C. 5317 establish authority for VA to verify Veterans' gross 
household income information against records maintained by the Internal 
Revenue Service (IRS) and Social Security Administration (SSA) when 
that information indicates the Veteran is eligible for cost-free VA 
health care.
    This information collection is necessary for HEC's Income 
Verification Division (IVD) to verify the income of Veterans and 
spouses. HEC IVD sends Veterans, and their spouses, individual letters 
to confirm income information reported by IRS and SSA. HEC does not 
change the Veteran's copay status until information supplied by IRS and 
SSA has been independently verified, either by the Veteran or through 
appropriate due process procedures.
    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 OMB

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control number. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment 
period soliciting comments on this collection of information was 
published at 86 FR 223 on November 23, 2021, pages 66619 and 66620.
    Affected Public: Individuals or Households.
    Estimated Annual Burden: Total hours = 49,758.
    10-301--27,948 hours.
    10-302--5,679 hours.
    10-302a--1,420 hours.
    10-303--42 hours.
    10-304--14,669 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent:
    10-301--30 minutes.
    10-302--20 minutes.
    10-302a--15 minutes.
    10-303--15 minutes.
    10-304--20 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: Once annually.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: Total Respondents = 122,789.
    10-301--55,896.
    10-302--17,038.
    10-302a--5,680.
    10-303--167.
    10-304--44,008.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Maribel Aponte,
VA PRA Clearance Officer, Office of Enterprise and Integration, Data 
Governance Analytics, Department of Veterans Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2022-04683 Filed 3-4-22; 8:45 am]
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