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Start Preamble August 16, 2001.

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.


Written comments should be received on or before September 24, 2001 to be assured of consideration.

Internal Revenue Service

OMB Number: 1545-0074.

Form Number: IRS Form 1040 and Schedules A, B, C, C-EZ, D, D-1, E, EIC, F, H, J, R, and SE.

Type of Review: Revision.

Title: U.S. Individual Income Tax Return.

Description: Form 1040 and schedules are used by individuals to report their income tax liability. The data is used to verify that the items reported on the forms are correct, and also for general statistical use.

Respondents: Individuals or households.

Estimated Number of Respondents/Recordkeepers: 71,097,253.

Estimated Burden Hours Per Respondent/Recordkeeper:

Form/ScheduleRecordkeeperLearning about the law or the formPreparing the formCopying, assembling, and sending the form
Form 10102 hr., 46 min3 hr., 29 min4 hr., 1 min34 min.
Schedule A3 hr., 4 min39 min1 hr., 34 min20 min.
Schedule B33 min8 min25 min20 min.
Schedule C6 hr., 4 min1 hr., 31 min2 hr., 19 min41 min.
Schedule C-EZ45 min3 min35 min20 min.
Schedule D1 hr., 29 min2 hr., 59 min2 hr., 34 min34 min.
Schedule D-113 min1 min11 min34 min.
Schedule E3 hr., 0 min1 hr., 0 min1 hr., 24 min34 min.
Schedule EIC1 min13 min20 min
Schedule F:
 Cash Method3 hr., 29 min36 min1 hr., 27 min20 min.
 Accrual Method3 hr., 36 min26 min1 hr., 25 min20 min.
Schedule H1 hr., 38 min30 min53 min34 min.
Schedule J19 min11 min1 hr., 32 min20 min.
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Schedule R19 min15 min30 min34 min.
Schedule SE:
 Short13 min14 min12 min13 min.
 Long26 min20 min33 min20 min.

Frequency of Response: Annually.

Estimated Total Reporting/Recordkeeping Burden: 1,454,784,038 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. 01-21365 Filed 8-23-01; 8:45 am]