[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 30 (Wednesday, February 13, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Page 10265]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-03246]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Internal Revenue Service


Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project

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 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 Definition of 
Contribution in Aid of Construction Under Section 118(c)(Sec.  1.118-
2).

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before April 15, 2013 
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.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for copies of the regulation 
should be directed to Martha R. Brinson at Internal Revenue Service, 
Room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224, or at 
(202) 622-3869, or through the Internet at Martha.R.Brinson@irs.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title: Definition of Contribution in Aid of Construction Under 
Section 118(c).
    OMB Number: 1545-1639.
    Regulation Project Number: REG-106012-98 (TD 8936).
    Abstract: This regulation provides guidance with respect to section 
118(c), which provides that a contribution in aid of construction 
received by a regulated public water or sewage utility is treated as a 
contribution to the capital of the utility and excluded from gross 
income.
    Current Actions: There is no change to these existing regulations.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit organizations.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 300.
    Estimated Average Time per Respondent: 1 hour.
    Estimated Total Annual Reporting Hours: 300.
    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: February 6, 2013.
Yvette Lawrence,
IRS Reports Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2013-03246 Filed 2-12-13; 8:45 am]
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