Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury.
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 IRS is soliciting comments concerning the Survey for the 2001 Electronic Tax Administration Attitudinal Tracking Study.
Written comments should be received on or before January 16, 2001 to be assured of consideration.
Direct all written comments to Garrick R. Shear, Internal Revenue Service, room 5244, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Requests for additional information or copies of the survey should be directed to Carol Savage, (202) 622-3945, Internal Revenue Service, room 5242, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
Title: Survey for the 2001 Electronic Tax Administration Attitudinal Tracking Study.
OMB Number: 1545-1587.
Abstract: This is a survey for quantitative research to establish changes to baseline measures of public knowledge and acceptance of Electronic Tax Administration (ETA) programs. The data developed in this research will be used as a guide when making decisions on the development of future ETA products and effective marketing techniques. The survey will provide the level of detail needed to focus product development efforts and enhance current products. This information will be used to make quality improvements to products and services.
Current Actions: There are no changes being made to the survey at this time.
Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
Affected Public: Individuals.
Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,100.
Estimated Time Per Respondent: 15 minutes.
Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 275. 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.Start Signature
Garrick R. Shear,
IRS Reports Clearance Officer.
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