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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, Public Law 104-13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning statement of liability of lender, surety, or other person for withholding taxes.


Written comments should be received on or before November 14, 2014 to be assured of consideration.


Direct all written comments to Stacey Becker, Internal Revenue Service, room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224.

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Requests for additional information or copies of the form and instructions should be directed to Christie A. Preston at Internal Revenue Service, room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224, or through the internet at

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Title: Affordable Care Act Uniform Explanation of Coverage Documents.

OMB Number: 1545-2229.

Regulation Number: TD 9575.

Abstract: This document contains regulations regarding disclosure of the summary of benefits and coverage and the uniform glossary for group health plans and health insurance coverage in the group and individual markets under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. This document implements the disclosure requirements to help plans and individuals better understand their health coverage, as well as other coverage options.

Current Actions: There is no change in the paperwork burden previously approved by OMB. This information collection is being submitted for revision purposes.

Type of Review: Renewal of a currently approved collection.

Affected Public: Businesses and other for-profit organizations, Not-for-profit institutions.

Estimated Number of Respondents: 858.

Estimated Time per Respondent: 756 hours 59 minutes.

Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 649,500.

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 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.

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Approved: September 8, 2014.

Stacey Becker,

Director, Tax Forms and Publication.

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[FR Doc. 2014-21961 Filed 9-12-14; 8:45 am]