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. Start Printed Page 17091Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning Modified Endowment Contract Correction Program Extension.
Written comments should be received on or before June 6, 2017 to be assured of consideration.
Direct all written comments to Laurie Brimmer, Internal Revenue Service, Room 6526, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224. Requests for additional information or copies of the revenue procedure should be directed to LaNita VanDyke, Internal Revenue Service, Room 6526, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224 or through the Internet at Lanita.VanDyke@irs.gov.
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Title: Modified Endowment Contract Correction Program Contract Correction Program Extension.
OMB Number: 1545-1752.
Revenue Procedure Number: 2008-38, 2008-39, 2008-40, 2008-41 and 2008-42.
Abstract: Revenue Procedure 2001-42 allows issuers of life insurance contracts whose contracts have failed to meet the tests provided in section 7702A of the Internal Revenue Code to cure these contracts that have inadvertently become modified endowment contracts. The revenue procedure has been updated by various other revenue procedures, such as RP 2008-38, RP 2008-39, RP 2008-40, RP 2008-41, and RP 2008-42, which have since been published.
Current Actions: There are no changes being made to the revenue procedure at this time.
Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
Affected Public: Business or other for-profit organizations.
Estimated Number of Respondents: 70.
Estimated Average Time per Respondent: 85 hours.
Estimated Total Annual Reporting Hours: 5,950.
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: March 27, 2017.
Senior Tax Analyst.
[FR Doc. 2017-06921 Filed 4-6-17; 8:45 am]
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