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Start Preamble July 3, 2000.

The Department of Treasury has submitted the following public information collection requirement(s) to OMB for review and clearance under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13. Copies of the submission(s) may be obtained by calling the Treasury Bureau Clearance Officer listed. Comments regarding this information collection should be addressed to the OMB reviewer listed and to the Treasury Department Clearance Officer, Department of the Treasury, Room 2110, 1425 New York Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20220.

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Written comments should be received on or before August 14, 2000 to be assured of consideration.

INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE (IRS)

OMB Number: 1545-0046.

Form Number: IRS Form 982.

Type of Review: Extension.

Title: Reduction of Tax Attributes Due to Discharge of Indebtedness (and Section 1082 Basis Adjustment).

Description: Internal Revenue Code section 108 allows taxpayers to exclude from gross income amounts attributable to discharge of indebtedness in title 11 cases, insolvency, or a qualified farm indebtedness. Code section 1081(b) allows corporations to exclude from gross income amounts attributable to certain transfers of property. The data is used to verify adjustments to basis of property and reduction of tax attributes.

Respondents: Business or other for-profit, Individuals or households, Farms, Federal Government, State, Local or Tribal Government.

Estimated Number of Respondents/Recordkeepers: 1,000.

Estimated Burden Hours Per Respondent/Recordkeeper:

Recordkeeping5 hr., 18 min.
Learning about the law or the form2 hr., 44 min.
Preparing and sending the form to the IRS2 hr., 22 min.

Frequency of Response: On occasion.

Estimated Total Reporting/Recordkeeping Burden: 10,290 hours.

OMB Number: 1545-0059.

Form Number: IRS Form 4137.

Type of Review: Extension.

Title: Social Security and Medicare Tax on Unreported Tip Income.

Description: Section 3102 requires an employee who receives tips subject to Social Security and Medicare tax to compute tax due on these tips if the employee did not report them to his or her employer. The data is used to help verify that the Social Security and Medicare tax on tip income is correctly computed.

Respondents: Individuals or households.

Estimated Number of Respondents/Recordkeepers: 76,000.

Estimated Burden Hours Per Respondent/Recordkeeper:

Recordkeeping26 min.
Learning about the law or the form7 min.
Preparing the form26 min.
Copying, assembling, and sending the form to the IRS20 min.

Frequency of Response: Annually.

Estimated Total Reporting/Recordkeeping Burden: 101,080 hours.

OMB Number: 1545-0062.

Form Number: IRS Form 3903.

Type of Review: Extension.

Title: Moving Expenses.

Description: Internal Revenue Code (IRC) section 217 requires itemization of various allowable moving expenses. Form 3903 is filed with Form 1040 by individuals claiming employment related moves. The data is used to help verify that the expenses are deductible and that the deduction is computed correctly.

Respondents: Individuals or households.

Estimated Number of Respondents/Recordkeepers: 678,678.

Estimated Burden Hours Per Respondent/Recordkeeper:

Recordkeeping33 min.
Learning about the law or the form9 min.
Preparing the form13 min.
Copying, assembling, and sending the form to the IRS14 min.

Frequency of Response: Annually.

Estimated Total Reporting/Recordkeeping Burden: 773,693 hours.

OMB Number: 1545-0139.

Form Number: IRS Form 2106.

Type of Review: Revision.

Title: Employee Business Expenses.

Description: Internal Revenue Code (IRC) section 62 allows employees to deduct their business expenses to the extent of reimbursement in computing “Adjusted Gross Income”. Expenses in excess of reimbursements are allowed as an itemized deduction. Unreimbursed meals and entertainment are allowed to the extent of 50% of the expense. Form 2106 is used to figure these expenses.

Respondents: Individuals or households.

Estimated Number of Respondents/Recordkeepers: 762,514.

Estimated Burden Hours Per Respondent/Recordkeeper:

Recordkeeping2 hr., 11 min.
Learning about the law or the form26 min.
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Preparing the form14 min.
Copying, assembling, and sending the form to the IRS35 min.

Frequency of Response: Annually.

Estimated Total Reporting/Recordkeeping Burden: 3,189,745 hours.

OMB Number: 1545-0162.

Form Number: IRS Form 4136.

Type of Review: Extension.

Title: Credit for Federal Tax Paid on Fuels.

Description: Internal Revenue Code (IRC) section 34 allows a credit for Federal excise tax for certain fuel uses. This form is used to figure the amount of the income tax credit. The data is used to verify the validity of the claim for the type of nontaxable or exempt use.

Respondents: Business or other for-profit, Individuals or households, Not-for-profit institutions, Farms.

Estimated Number of Respondents/Recordkeepers: 619,851.

Estimated Burden Hours Per Respondent/Recordkeepers:

Recordkeeping16 hr., 29 min.
Learning about the law or the form6 min.
Preparing and sending the form to the IRS22 min.

Frequency of Response: Annually.

Estimated Total Reporting/Recordkeeping Burden: 2,618,453 hours.

OMB Number: 1545-0215.

Form Number: IRS Forms 5712 and 5712-A.

Type of Review: Revision.

Title: Election To Be Treated as a Possessions Corporation Under Section 936 (5712); and Election and Verification of the Cost Sharing or Profit Split Method Under Section 936(h)(5) (5712-A).

Description: Domestic corporations may elect to be treated as possessions corporations on Form 5712. This election allows the corporation to take a tax credit. Possession corporations may elect on Form 5712-A to share their taxable income with their affiliates under Internal Revenue Code section 936(h)(5). These forms are used by the IRS to ascertain corporations are entitled to the credit and if they may share their taxable income with their affiliates.

Respondents: Business or other for-profit, Farms, Federal Government, State, Local or Tribal Government.

Estimated Number of Respondents/Recordkeepers: 2,600.

Estimated Burden Hours Per Respondent/Recordkeeper:

Form 5712Form 5712-A
Recordkeeping4 hr., 32 min.5 hr., 44 min.
Learning about the law or the form35 min.1 hr., 0 min.
Preparing and sending the form to the IRS42 min.1 hr., 8 min.

Frequency of Response: Annually.

Estimated Total Reporting/Recordkeeping Burden: 20,258 hours

OMB Number: 1545-0712.

Form Number: IRS Form 6198.

Type of Review: Extension.

Title: At-Risk Limitations.

Description: Internal Revenue Code (IRC) section 465 requires taxpayers to limit their at-risk loss to the lesser of the loss or their amount at risk. Form 6198 is used by taxpayers to determine their deductible loss and by IRS to verify the amount deducted.

Respondents: Business or other for-profit, Individuals or households, Not-for-profit institutions, Farms.

Estimated Number of Respondents/Recordkeepers: 185,167.

Estimated Burden Hours Per Respondent/Recordkeeper:

Recordkeeping1 hr., 12 min.
Learning about the law or the form1 hr., 0 min.
Preparing the form1 hr., 26 min.
Copying, assembling, and sending the form to the IRS20 min.

Frequency of Response: Annually.

Estimated Total Reporting/Recordkeeping Burden: 735,113 hours.

OMB Number: 1545-0770.

Regulation Project Number: FI-182-78 NPRM.

Type of Review: Extension.

Title: Transfers of Securities Under Certain Agreements.

Description: Section 1058 of the Internal Revenue Code provides tax-free treatment for transfers of securities pursuant to a securities lending agreement. The agreement must be in writing and is used by the taxpayer, in a tax audit situation, to justify nonrecognition treatment of gain or loss on the exchange of the securities.

Respondents: Business or other for-profit, Individuals or households, Not-for-profit institutions.

Estimated Number of Respondents: 11,742.

Estimated Burden Hours Per Respondent: 50 minutes.

Frequency of Response: On occasion.

Estimated Total Reporting Burden: 9,781hours.

OMB Number: 1545-1035.

Form Number: IRS Form 8611.

Type of Review: Extension.

Title: Recapture of Low-Income Housing Credit.

Description: Internal Revenue Code (IRC) section 42 permits owners of residential rental projects providing low-income housing to claim a credit against their income tax. If the property is disposed of or it fails to meet certain requirements over a 15-year compliance period and a bond is not posted, the owner must recapture on Form 8611 part of the credit(s) taken in prior years.

Respondents: Business or other for-profit, Individuals or households.

Estimated Number of Respondents/Recordkeepers: 1,200.

Estimated Burden Hours Per Respondent/Recordkeeper:

Recordkeeping7 hr., 40 min.
Learning about the law or the form1 hr., 0 min.
Preparing and sending the form to the IRS1 hr., 11 min.

Frequency of Response: Annually.

Estimated Total Reporting/Recordkeeping Burden: 10,855 hours.

OMB Number: 1545-1057.

Form Number: IRS Form 8800.

Type of Review: Extension.

Title: Application for Additional Extension of Time to File U.S. Return for a Partnership, REMIC, or for Certain Trusts.

Description: Form 8800 is used by partnerships, real estate mortgage investment conduits (REMICs), and by certain trusts to request an additional extension of time (up to 3 months) to file Form 1065, Form 1041, or Form 1066. Form 8800 contains data needed by the IRS to determine whether or not a taxpayer qualifies for such an extension.

Respondents: Business or other for-profit, Farms.

Estimated Number of Respondents/Recordkeepers: 20,000.

Estimated Burden Hours Per Respondent/Recordkeeper: 11 minutes.

Frequency of Response: Annually.

Estimated Total Reporting/Recordkeeping Burden: 3,800 hours.

OMB Number: 1545-1163.

Form Number: IRS Form 8822.

Type of Review: Extension.

Title: Change of Address.

Description: Form 8822 is used by taxpayers to notify the Internal Revenue Service that they have changed their home or business address or business location.

Respondents: Individuals or households, Business or other for-profit, Start Printed Page 43403Not-for-profit institutions, Farms, Federal Government, State, Local or Tribal Government.

Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,500,000.

Estimated Burden Hours Per Respondent: 16 minutes.

Frequency of Response: On occasion.

Estimated Total Reporting Burden: 387,501 hours.

OMB Number: 1545-1350.

Form Number: IRS Form 9465.

Type of Review: Extension.

Title: Installment Agreement Request.

Description: Form 9465 is used by the public to provide identifying account information and financial ability to enter into an installment agreement for the payment of taxes. The form is used by IRS to establish a payment plan for taxes owed to the Federal Government, if appropriate, and to inform taxpayers about the application fee and their financial responsibilities.

Respondents: Individuals or households.

Estimated Number of Respondents: 760,000.

Estimated Burden Hours Per Respondent:

Learning about the law or the form17 min.
Preparing the form26 min.
Copying, assembling, and sending the form to the IRS20 min.

Frequency of Response: On occasion.

Estimated Total Reporting Burden: 805,600 hours.

OMB Number: 1545-1441.

Form Number: IRS Form 2106-EZ.

Type of Review: Revision.

Title: Unreimbursed Employee Business Expenses.

Description: Internal Revenue Code (IRC) section 62 allows employees to deduct their business expenses to the extent of reimbursement in computing “Adjusted Gross Income”. Expenses in excess of reimbursements are allowed as an itemized deduction. Unreimbursed meals and entertainment are allowed to the extent of 50% of the expense. Form 2106-EZ is used to figure these expenses.

Respondents: Individuals or households.

Estimated Number of Respondents/Recordkeepers: 3,337,019.

Estimated Burden Hours Per Respondent/Recordkeeper:

Recordkeeping40 min.
Learning about the law or the form12 min.
Preparing the form24 min.
Copying, assembling, and sending the form to the IRS20 min.

Frequency of Response: Annually.

Estimated Total Reporting/Recordkeeping Burden: 5,339,230 hours.

OMB Number: 1545-1442.

Regulation Project Number: PS-79-93 Final.

Type of Review: Extension.

Title: Grantor Trust Reporting Requirements.

Description: The information required by these regulations is used by the Internal Revenue Service to ensure that items of income, deduction, and credit of a trust treated as owned by the grantor or another person are properly reported.

Respondents: Business or other for-profit, Individuals or households.

Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,840,000.

Estimated Burden Hours Per Respondent: 30 minutes.

Frequency of Response: Annually.

Estimated Total Reporting Burden: 920,000 hours.

OMB Number: 1545-1679.

Form Number: IRS Form 2031.

Type of Review: Extension.

Title: Revocation of Exemption From Self-Employment Tax for Use by Ministers, Members of Religious Orders, and Christian Science Practitioners.

Description: Form 2031 is used by certain individuals wishing to revoke their election to be exempt from social security coverage and self-employment taxes.

Respondents: Individuals or households.

Estimated Number of Respondents/Recordkeepers: 5,000.

Estimated Burden Hours Per Respondent/Recordkeeper:

Learning about the law or the form11 min.
Preparing the form11 min.
Copying, assembling, and sending the form to the IRS14 min.

Frequency of Response: Other (One-Time).

Estimated Total Reporting/Recordkeeping Burden: 3,000 hours.

Clearance Officer: Garrick Shear, Internal Revenue Service, Room 5244, 1111 Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20224.

OMB Reviewer: Alexander T. Hunt, (202) 395-7860, Office of Management and Budget, Room 10202, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503.

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Lois K. Holland,

Departmental Reports, Management Officer.

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[FR Doc. 00-17686 Filed 7-12-00; 8:45 am]

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