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Start Preamble November 21, 2016.

The Department of the Treasury will submit the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13, on or after the date of publication of this notice.


Comments should be received on or before December 27, 2016 to be assured of consideration.


Send comments regarding the burden estimate, or any other aspect of the information collection, including suggestions for reducing the burden, to (1) Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Attention: Desk Officer for Treasury, New Executive Office Building, Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503, or email at and (2) Treasury PRA Clearance Officer, 1750 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Suite 8142, Washington, DC 20220, or email at

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Copies of the submission may be obtained by emailing, calling (202) 622-0934, or viewing the entire information collection request at

Internal Revenue Service (IRS)

OMB Control Number: 1545-1036.

Type of Review: Extension without change of a currently approved collection.

Title: Form 8716—Election to Have a Tax Year Other Than a Required Tax Year.

Form: 8716.

Abstract: Form 8716 is filed by partnerships, S Corporations, and personal service corporations, under section 444(a), to elect to retain or to adopt a tax year that is not a required tax year. The form provides the IRS with information to determine that the section 444(a) election is properly made and identifies the tax year to be retained, changed, or adopted.

Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profits.

Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 204,400.

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Bob Faber,

Acting Treasury PRA Clearance Officer.

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[FR Doc. 2016-28390 Filed 11-23-16; 8:45 am]