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Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
OMB Number: 1545-1547.
Form Number: IRS Form W-7A.
Type of Review: Extension.
Title: Application for Taxpayer Identification Number for Pending U.S. Adoptions.
Description: Form W-7A is used to apply for an Internal Revenue Service taxpayer identification number (an ATIN) for use in pending adoptions. An ATIN is a temporary nine-digit number issued by the IRS to individuals who are Start Printed Page 51898in the process of adopting a U.S. resident child but who cannot get a social security number for that child until the adoption is final.
Respondents: Individuals or households.
Estimated Number of Respondents/Recordkeepers: 50,000.
Estimated Burden Hours Per Respondent/Recordkeeper:
|Learning about the law or the form||8 min.|
|Preparing the form||16 min.|
|Copying, assembling, and sending the form to the IRS||16 min.|
Frequency of response: On occasion.
Estimated Total Reporting/Recordkeeping Burden: 35,000 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.Start Signature
Lois K. Holland,
Departmental Reports Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 00-21765 Filed 8-24-00; 8:45 am]
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