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3488 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No.

16 / Thursday, January 25, 2007 / Notices

Title: For Tip Rate Determination DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY The following paragraph applies to all
Agreement (for Use by Employers in the of the collections of information covered
Food and Beverage Industry). Internal Revenue Service by this notice:
OMB Number: 1545–1715. An agency may not conduct or
Abstract: Information is required by Proposed Collection; Comment sponsor, and a person is not required to
the Internal Revenue Service in its Request for Notice 2001–1 respond to, a collection of information
compliance efforts to assist employers AGENCY: Internal Revenue Service (IRS), unless the collection of information
and their employees in understanding Treasury. displays a valid OMB control number.
and complying with Internal Revenue Books or records relating to a collection
ACTION: Notice and request for
Code section 6053(a), which requires of information must be retained as long
comments.
employees to report all their tips as their contents may become material
monthly to their employers. SUMMARY: The Department of the in the administration of any internal
Current Actions: There is no change to Treasury, as part of its continuing effort revenue law. Generally, tax returns and
this existing information collection. to reduce paperwork and respondent tax return information are confidential,
Type of Review: Extension of burden, invites the general public and as required by 26 U.S.C. 6103.
currently approved collection. other Federal agencies to take this Request for Comments: Comments
Affected Public: Business or other for- opportunity to comment on proposed submitted in response to this notice will
profit rganizations. and/or continuing information be summarized and/or included in the
Estimated Number of Respondents: collections, as required by the request for OMB approval. All
200. Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, comments will become a matter of
Estimated Average Time Per Public Law 104–13 (44 U.S.C. public record. Comments are invited on:
Respondent: 11 hours. 3506(c)(2)(A)). Currently, the IRS is (a) Whether the collection of
Estimated Total Annual Burden information is necessary for the proper
soliciting comments concerning Notice
Hours: 1,737. performance of the functions of the
2001–1, Employer-designed Tip
The following paragraph applies to all agency, including whether the
Reporting Program for the Food and
of the collections of information covered information shall have practical utility;
Beverage Industry (EmTRAC).
by this notice: (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate
An agency may not conduct or DATES: Written comments should be
received on or before March 26, 2007 to of the burden of the collection of
sponsor, and a person is not required to information; (c) ways to enhance the
respond to, a collection of information be assured of consideration.
quality, utility, and clarity of the
unless the collection of information ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments
information to be collected; (d) ways to
displays a valid OMB control number. to Glenn P. Kirkland, Internal Revenue
minimize the burden of the collection of
Books or records relating to a collection Service, room 6516, 1111 Constitution
information on respondents, including
of information must be retained as long Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20224.
through the use of automated collection
as their contents may become material FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: techniques or other forms of information
in the administration of any internal Requests for additional information or technology; and (e) estimates of capital
revenue law. Generally, tax returns and copies of the notice should be directed or start-up costs and costs of operation,
tax return information are confidential, to R. Joseph Durbala at Internal Revenue maintenance, and purchase of services
as required by 26 U.S.C. 6103. Service, room 6516, 1111 Constitution to provide information.
Request for Comments: Comments Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224, or
submitted in response to this notice will at (202) 622–3634, or through the Approved: January 17, 2007.
be summarized and/or included in the internet at RJoseph.Durbala@irs.gov. Glenn P. Kirkland,
request for OMB approval. All SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: IRS Reports Clearance Officer.
comments will become a matter of Title: Employer-designed Tip [FR Doc. E7–1047 Filed 1–24–07; 8:45 am]
public record. Comments are invited on: Reporting Program for the Food and BILLING CODE 4830–01–P
(a) Whether the collection of Beverage Industry (EmTRAC).
information is necessary for the proper OMB Number: 1545–1716.
performance of the functions of the Notice Number: Notice 2001–1. DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY
agency, including whether the Abstract: Information is required by
information shall have practical utility; the Internal Revenue Service in its Internal Revenue Service
(b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate compliance efforts to assist employers Proposed Collection; Comment
of the burden of the collection of and their employees in understanding Request for Tip Reporting Alternative
information; (c) ways to enhance the and complying with Internal Revenue Commitment (TRAC) for Use in the
quality, utility, and clarity of the Code section 6053(a), which requires Food and Beverage Industry
information to be collected; (d) ways to employees to report all their tips
minimize the burden of the collection of monthly to their employers. AGENCY: Internal Revenue Service (IRS),
information on respondents, including Current Actions: There are no changes Treasury.
through the use of automated collection being made to the notice at this time. ACTION: Notice and request for
techniques or other forms of information Type of Review: Extension of a comments.
technology; and (e) estimates of capital currently approved collection.
or start-up costs and costs of operation, Affected Public: Business or other for- SUMMARY: The Department of the
maintenance, and purchase of services profit organizations. Treasury, as part of its continuing effort
to provide information. Estimated Number of Respondents to reduce paperwork and respondent
and/or recordkeepers: 20. burden, invites the general public and
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Approved: December 7, 2006. other Federal agencies to take this


Estimated Average Time per
Glenn Kirkland, Respondent/Recordkeeper: 44 hours. opportunity to comment on proposed
IRS Reports Clearance Officer. Estimated Total Annual Reporting and/or continuing information
[FR Doc. E7–1046 Filed 1–24–07; 8:45 am] and/or Recordkeeping Burden Hours: collections, as required by the
BILLING CODE 4830–01–P 870 hours. Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995,

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