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Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 1120-IC-DISC, Schedules K and P

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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 Form 1120-IC-DISC, Interest Charge Domestic International Sales Corporation Return, Schedule K (Form 1120-IC-DISC), Shareholder's Statement of IC-DISC Distributions, and Schedule P (Form 1120-IC-DISC), Intercompany Transfer Price or Commission.

DATES:

Written comments should be received on or before July 31, 2000 to be assured of consideration.

ADDRESSES:

Direct all written comments to Garrick R. Shear, Internal Revenue Service, room 5244, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Requests for additional information or copies of the form(s) and instructions should be directed to Carol Savage, (202) 622-3945, Internal Revenue Service, room 5242, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Title: Form 1120-IC-DISC, Interest Charge Domestic International Sales Corporation Return, Schedule K (Form 1120-IC-DISC), Shareholder's Statement of IC-DISC Distributions, and Schedule P (Form 1120-IC-DISC), Intercompany Transfer Price or Commission.

OMB Number: 1545-0938.

Form Numbers: 1120-IC-DISC, Schedules K and P.

Abstract: U.S. corporations that have elected to be an interest charge domestic international sales corporation (IC-DISC) file Form 1120-IC-DISC to report their income and deductions. The IC-DISC is not taxed, but IC-DISC shareholders are taxed on their share of IC-DISC income. IRS uses Form 1120-IC-DISC to check the IC-DISC's computation of income. Schedule K (Form 1120-IC-DISC) is used to report income to shareholders. Schedule P (Form 1120-IC-DISC) is used by the IC-DISC to report its dealings with related suppliers.

Current Actions: Questions 2, 7, and 8 on Form 1120-IC-DISC (Schedule O) were deleted. The three deleted questions are a part of the new Schedule N (Form 1120), Foreign Operations of U.S. Corporations, that corporations will attach to their Form 1120-IC-DISC for the 2000 tax year.

Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection.

Affected Public: Business or other for-profit organizations and individuals or households.

Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,200.

Estimated Time Per Respondent: 191 hours, 28 minutes.

Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 229,747.

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.

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Approved: May 11, 2000.

Garrick R. Shear,

IRS Reports Clearance Officer.

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[FR Doc. 00-13336 Filed 5-26-00; 8:45 am]

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