Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury.
Notice and request for comments.
The Internal Revenue Service, 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 information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The IRS is soliciting comments concerning Form 13441-A, Health Coverage Tax Credit(HCTC) Monthly Registration and Update.
Written comments should be received on or before July 30, 2019 to be assured of consideration.
Direct all written comments to L. Brimmer, Internal Revenue Service, Room 6526, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20224.
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Requests for additional information or copies of these forms and instructions should be directed to Sara Covington (202)317-6038, at Internal Revenue Service, Room 6526, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20224, or through the internet at Sara.L.Covington@irs.gov.
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Title: Health Coverage Tax Credit (HCTC)Monthly Registration and Update.
OMB Number: 1545-1842.
Form Number: 13441-A.
Abstract: The health coverage tax credit monthly registration and update Form will be directly mailed to all individuals who are potentially eligible for the HCTC. Potentially eligible individuals will use this form to determine if they are eligible for the Health Coverage Tax Credit and to register for the HCTC program. Participation in this program is voluntary. This form will be submitted by the individual to the HCTC program office in a postage-paid, return envelope. We will accept faxed forms, if necessary. Additionally, recipients may call the HCTC call center for help in completing this form.
Current Actions: There are no changes being made to the form since 2018 revision; however, there are changes being made to the burden estimates.
Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection.
Affected Public: Individuals or households.
Estimated Number of Respondents: 5,146.
Estimated Time per Response: 30 minutes.
Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 2,573.
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: May 15, 2019.
Senior Tax Analyst.
[FR Doc. 2019-11378 Filed 5-30-19; 8:45 am]
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