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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 information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The IRS is soliciting comments concerning Form 8851, Summary of Archer MSAs.
Written comments should be received on or before November 24, 2020 to be assured of consideration.
Direct all written comments to Paul Adams, 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 the form and instructions should be directed to Sara Covington, (737)800-6149 or at Internal Revenue Service, Room 66526, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20224, or through the internet, at Sara.L.Covington@irs.gov.
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Title: Summary of Archer MSAs.
OMB Number: 1545-1743.
Form Number: 8851.
Abstract: Internal Revenue Code section 220(j)(4) requires trustees, who establish medical savings accounts, to report the following: (a) Number of medical savings accounts established before July 1 of the taxable year (beginning January 1, 2001), (b) name and taxpayer identification number of each account holder and, (c) number of accounts which are accounts of previously uninsured individuals. Form 8851 is used for this purpose.
Current Actions: There are no changes being made to the form at this time.
Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
Affected Public: Business or other for-profit organizations.
Estimated Number of Respondents: 400,000.
Estimated Time per Respondent: 3 hours, 51 minutes.
Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,540,000.
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 17, 2020.
Sara L Covington,
IRS Tax Analyst.
[FR Doc. 2020-21169 Filed 9-24-20; 8:45 am]
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