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Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Relief for Service in Combat Zone and for Presidentially Declared Disaster

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Departmental Offices, U.S. Department of the Treasury.



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The Department of the Treasury will submit the following information collection requests to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, on or after the date of publication of this notice. The public is invited to submit comments on these requests.


Comments should be received on or before April 8, 2019 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 8100, Washington, DC 20220, or email at

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Copies of the submissions may be obtained from Jennifer Quintana by emailing, calling (202) 622-0489, or viewing the entire information collection request at

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Internal Revenue Service (IRS)

Title: Relief for Service in Combat Zone and for Presidentially Declared Disaster.

OMB Control Number: 1545-XXXX.

Type of Review: New collection.

Description: This collection covers the final rules to the Regulations on Procedure and Administration (26 CFR part 301) under section 7508 of the Internal Revenue Code (Code), relating to postponement of certain acts by reason of service in a combat zone, and section 7508A, relating to postponement of certain tax-related deadlines by reason of a Presidentially declared disaster. Section 7508A was added to the Code by section 911 of the Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997, Public Law 105-34 (111 Stat. 788 (1997)), effective for any period for performing an act that had not expired before August 5, 1997.

In general, section 7508 provides that the time individuals serve in a combat zone plus 180 days will be disregarded in determining whether acts listed in section 7508(a)(1), such as filing returns, paying taxes, filing certain petitions with the Tax Court, filing a claim for credit or refund, bringing suit, and assessing tax, are performed within the time prescribed.

Form: 15109.

Affected Public: Individuals and households.

Estimated Number of Respondents: 20,000.

Frequency of Response: Annually.

Estimated Total Number of Annual Responses: 20,000.

Estimated Time per Response: 20 minutes.

Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 6,600.

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Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.

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Dated: March 5, 2019.

Spencer W. Clark,

Treasury PRA Clearance Officer.

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[FR Doc. 2019-04234 Filed 3-7-19; 8:45 am]