[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 199 (Monday, October 15, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 62620-62621]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-25183]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Internal Revenue Service


Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Information Collection 
Tools

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 
Form 706-GS(T), Generation-Skipping Transfer Tax Return For 
Terminations; REG-130477-00; REG-130481-00 (TD 8987) Required 
Distributions From Retirement Plans (Sec. Sec.  1.401(a)(9)-1 and 
1.401(a)(9)-4); Revenue Procedure 2000-37; Reverse Like-Kind Exchanges 
(modified by Revenue Procedure 2004-51); Form 13460, Employer/Payer 
Information; and Notice 2003-67, Notice on Information Reporting for 
Payments in Lieu of Dividends.

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before December 14, 
2012 to be assured of consideration.

ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Yvette Lawrence, Internal 
Revenue Service, Room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, 
DC 20224. Please send separate comments for each specific information 
collection listed below. You must reference the information 
collection's title, form number, reporting or record-keeping 
requirement number, and OMB number (if any) in your comment.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or 
copies of the collection tools should be directed to R. Joseph Durbala, 
Internal Revenue Service, Room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., 
Washington, DC 20224, or at (202) 622-3634, or through the Internet at 
RJoseph.Durbala@irs.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Currently, the IRS is seeking comments 
concerning the following information collection tools, reporting, and 
record-keeping requirements:
    (1) Title: Generation-Skipping Transfer Tax Return For 
Terminations.
    OMB Number: 1545-1145.
    Form Number: 706-GS(T).
    Abstract: Form 706-GS(T) is used by trustees to compute and report 
the tax due on generation-skipping transfers that result from the 
termination of interests in a trust. The IRS uses the information to 
verify that the tax has been properly computed.
    Current Actions: There are no changes to the previously approved 
burden of this existing collection.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 500.
    Estimated Time per Respondent: 1 hr., 22 min.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 684.
    (2) Title: Required Distributions From Retirement Plans.
    OMB Number: 1545-1573.
    Form Number: REG-130477-00 and REG-130481-00 (TD 8987-final).
    Abstract: This regulation permits a taxpayer to name a trust as the 
beneficiary of the employee's benefit under a retirement plan and use 
the life expectancies of the beneficiaries of the trust to determine 
the required minimum distribution, if certain conditions are satisfied.
    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: Individuals or households.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,000.
    Estimated Time per Respondent: 20 min.
    Estimated Total Annual Reporting Burden hours: 333.
    (3) Title: Reverse Like-Kind Exchanges.
    OMB Number: 1545-1701.
    Form Number: Revenue Procedure 2000-37 (modified by RP 2004-51).
    Abstract: Revenue Procedure 2000-37 provides a safe harbor for 
reverse like-kind exchanges in which a transaction using a ``qualified 
exchange accommodation arrangement'' will qualify for non-recognition 
treatment under section 1031 of the Internal Revenue Code. Revenue 
Procedure 2004-51 modifies sections 1 and 4 of Rev. Proc. 2000-37, 
2000-2 C.B. 308, to provide that Rev. Proc. 2000-37 does not apply if 
the taxpayer owns the property intended to qualify as replacement 
property before initiating a qualified exchange accommodation 
arrangement (QEAA).
    Current Actions: There is no change in the paperwork burden 
previously approved by OMB.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households, business or other for-
profit organizations, and farms.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,600.
    Estimated Time per Respondent: 2 hrs.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 3,200.
    (4) Title: Employer/Payer Information.
    OMB Number: 1545-1849.
    Form Number: 13460.
    Abstract: Form 13460 is used to assist filers who have 
underreporter or correction issues. Also this form expedites research 
of the filer's problems.
    Current Actions: There is no change in the paperwork burden 
previously approved by OMB.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Businesses and other for-profit organizations, 
farms, not-for-

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profit institutions, Federal government, and state, local, or Tribal 
government.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 200.
    Estimated Time per Respondent: 15 min.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 50.
    (5) Title: Notice on Information Reporting for Payments in Lieu of 
Dividends.
    OMB Number: 1545-1858.
    Form Number: Notice 2003-67.
    Abstract: Notice 2003-67 provides guidance to brokers and 
individuals regarding provisions in the Jobs and Growth Tax Relief 
Reconciliation Act of 2003. The notice provides rules for brokers to 
use in determining loanable shares and rules for allocating transferred 
shares for purposes of determining payments in lieu of dividend 
reportable to individuals. These rules require brokers to comply with 
certain recordkeeping requirements to use the favorable rules for 
determining loanable shares and for allocating transferred shares that 
may give rise to payments in lieu of dividends.
    Current Actions: There is no change in the paperwork burden 
previously approved by OMB.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Business or other-for-profit organizations.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 600.
    Estimated Time per Respondent: 100 hrs.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 60,000.
    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 5, 2012.
R. Joseph Durbala,
IRS Reports Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2012-25183 Filed 10-12-12; 8:45 am]
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