[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 199 (Friday, October 15, 2010)]
[Pages 63542-63543]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2010-25945]



Internal Revenue Service


Proposed Collection: Comment Request for Regulation Project

AGENCY: Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.


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 an 
existing final regulation, IA-44-94 (TD 8690), Deductibility, 
Substantiation, and Disclosure of Certain Charitable Contributions 
(Sec. Sec.  1.170A-13(f) and 1.6115-1).

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before December 14, 
2010 to be assured of consideration.

ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Gerald Shields, Internal 
Revenue Service, Room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, 
DC 20224.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or 
copies of the regulation should be directed to Allan Hopkins, at (202) 
622-6665, or at Internal Revenue Service, Room 6129, 1111 Constitution 
Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20224, or through the Internet, at 

    Title: Deductibility, Substantiation, and Disclosure of Certain 
Charitable Contributions.
    OMB Number: 1545-1464.
    Regulation Project Number: IA-44-94.
    Abstract: This regulation provides guidance regarding the allowance 
of certain charitable contribution deductions, the substantiation 
requirements for charitable contributions of $250 or more, and the 
disclosure requirements for quid pro quo contributions in excess of 
$75. The regulations affect donee organizations described in Internal 
Revenue code section 170(c) and individuals and entities that make 
payments to these organizations.
    Current Actions: There is no change to this existing regulation.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households, business or other for-
profit organizations, and not-for-profit institutions.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,750,000.
    Estimated Time Per Respondent: 1 hour, 8 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,975,000.
    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

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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 

    Approved: October 8, 2010.
Allan Hopkins,
Tax Analyst.
[FR Doc. 2010-25945 Filed 10-14-10; 8:45 am]