2018-10981. Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 1099-DIV  

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    AGENCY:

    Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury.

    ACTION:

    Notice and request for comments.

    SUMMARY:

    The Internal Revenue Service, 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. The IRS is soliciting comments concerning Form 1099-DIV, Dividends and Distributions.

    DATES:

    Written comments should be received on or before July 23, 2018 to be assured of consideration.

    ADDRESSES:

    Direct all written comments to Laurie Brimmer, 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 Sandra Lowery at Internal Revenue Service, Room 6526, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20224, or at (202) 317-5754 or through the internet, at Sandra.J.Lowery@irs.gov.

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    SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

    Title: Dividends and Distributions.

    OMB Number: 1545-0110.

    Form Number: Form 1099-DIV.

    Abstract: Form 1099-DIV is used by the IRS to ensure that dividends are properly reported as required by Internal Revenue Code section 6402, that liquidation distributions are correctly reported as required by Internal Revenue Code section 6403, and to determine whether payees are correctly reporting their income.

    Current Actions: There are changes to the previously approved burden of this existing collection due to one new box was added, and an estimated change in filers.

    Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection.

    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit organizations.

    Estimated Number of Respondents: 78,339,500.

    Estimated Time per Respondent: 24 minutes.

    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 32,119,195.

    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 Start Printed Page 23999of 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: May 16, 2018.

    Roberto Mora-Figueroa,

    PRA Clearance Officer.

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    [FR Doc. 2018-10981 Filed 5-22-18; 8:45 am]

    BILLING CODE 4830-01-P

Document Information

Published:
05/23/2018
Department:
Treasury Department
Agency:
Internal Revenue Service
EntryType:
Notice
Action:
Notice and request for comments.
Document Number:
2018-10981
Dates:
Written comments should be received on or before July 23, 2018 to be assured of consideration.
Pages:
23998-23999 (2 pages)
SectionNoes:
PDF File:
2018-10981.pdf