[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 204 (Friday, October 21, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Page 72854]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-25558]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Internal Revenue Service


Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Notice

AGENCY: Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: 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, Public Law 104-13 (44 U.S.C. 
3506(c)(2)(A)). Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning 
Notice 2010-28, Stripping Transactions for Qualified Tax Credit Bonds.

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before December 20, 
2016 to be assured of consideration.

ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Tuawana Pinkston, Internal 
Revenue Service, Room 6526, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, 
DC 20224.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or 
copies of the regulations should be directed to Allan Hopkins, at 
Internal Revenue Service, Room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., 
Washington, DC 20224, or through the internet at 
Allan.M.Hopkins@irs.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Title: Stripping Transactions for Qualified Tax Credit Bonds.
    OMB Number: 1545-2167. Notice number: 2010-28.
    Abstract: The IRS requires the information to ensure compliance 
with the tax credit bond credit coupon stripping requirements, 
including ensuring that no excess tax credit is taken by holders of 
bonds and coupons strips. The information is required in order to 
inform holders of qualified tax credit bonds whether the credit coupons 
relating to those bonds may be stripped as provided under Sec.  
[thinsp]54A(i). The respondents are issuers of tax credit bonds, 
including states and local governments and other eligible issuers.
    Current Actions: There is no change to this existing notice.
    Type of Review: Extension of currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households and business or other 
for-profit organizations.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,000.
    Estimated Time per Respondent: 1 hour.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,000.
    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.

    Approved: October 14, 2016.
Allan Hopkins,
Tax analyst.
[FR Doc. 2016-25558 Filed 10-20-16; 8:45 am]
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