Notice and request for comments.
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 Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms within the Department of the Treasury is soliciting comments concerning the Brewer's Report of Operations.
Written comments should be received on or before March 21, 2000, to be assured of consideration.
Direct all written comments to Linda Barnes, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, 650 Massachusetts Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20226, (202) 927-8930.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Requests for additional information or copies of the form(s) and instructions should be directed to Marjorie Ruhf, Regulations Division, 650 Massachusetts Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20226 (202) 927-8202.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
Title: Brewer's Report of Operations.
OMB Number: 1512-0052.
Form Number: ATF F 5130.9.
Abstract: ATF F 5130.9 is a periodic report filed by brewers to account for taxable commodities. For this reason, ATF F 5130.9 is a method to protect tax revenue. The data collected on the form is also summarized by ATF in a statistical release which is used by industry and other government agencies.
Current Actions: There are no changes to this information collection and it is being submitted for extension purposes only.
Type of Review: Extension.
Affected Public: Business or other for-profit.
Estimated Number of Respondents: 879.
Estimated Time Per Respondent: 1 hour.
Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 4,236.
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.Start Signature
Dated: January 13, 2000.
William T. Earle,
Assistant Director (Management) CFO.
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