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Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
OMB Number: 1545-1625.
Regulation Project Number: REG-105170-97 Final.
Type of Review: Extension.
Title: Credit for Increasing Research Activities.
Description: These final regulations related to the computation of the credit under section 41(c) and the definition of qualified research under section 41(d). These regulations are intended to provide (1) guidance concerning the requirements necessary to qualify for the credit for increasing research activities, (2) guidance in computing the credit for increasing research activities, and (3) rules for electing and revoking the election of the alternative incremental credit.
Respondents: Business or other for-profit.
Estimated Number of Respondents/Recordkeepers: 12,000.
Estimated Burden Hours Per Respondent/Recordkeeper: 1 hour, 30 minutes.
Frequency of Response: On occasion.
Estimated Total Reporting/Recordkeeping Burden: 18,250 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. 01-6653 Filed 3-16-01; 8:45 am]
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