Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury.
Notice and request for comments.
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, Pub. L. 104-13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning an existing regulation, REG-147144-06, Section 1.367(a)-8 Revisions.
Written comments should be received on or before June 26, 2007 to be assured of consideration.
Direct all written comments to Glenn Kirkland, Internal Revenue Service, room 6516, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Requests for additional information or copies of the regulation should be directed to Allan Hopkins, at (202) 622-6665, or at Internal Revenue Service, room 6516, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224, or through the internet at Allan.M.Hopkins@irs.gov.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
Title: Section 1.367(a) Revisions.
OMB Number: 1545-2056.
Regulation Project Number: REG-147144-06.
Abstract: These regulations provide rules for taxpayers to avoid recognizing gain under a gain recognition agreement (GRA) if a new GRA and notice statement are filed. They also provide a rule under which a taxpayer may reduce the basis in certain stock to meet one of the requirements for terminating a GRA. These regulations also revise an existing rule to facilitate electronic filing. The revision requires that information that a taxpayer currently would write on the face of its Federal income tax return shall instead be attached as a separate schedule to its return.
Current Actions: There is no change to this existing regulation.
Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
Affected Public: Business or other for-profit organizations.
Estimated Number of Respondents: 170.
Estimated Time per Respondent: 2 hours.
Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 240.
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.Start Signature
Approved: April 19, 2007.
IRS Reports Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. E7-8036 Filed 4-26-07; 8:45 am]
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