The Department of Defense has submitted to OMB for clearance, the following proposal for collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35).
Consideration will be given to all comments received by December 19, 2001.
Title and OMB Number: Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) Part 229, Taxes, and Related Clauses in DFARS 252.22; OMB Number 0704-0390.
Type of Request: Extension.
Number of Respondents: 22.
Response Per Respondent: 1.
Annual Response: 22.
Average Burden Per Response: 4 hours.
Annual Burden Hours: 88.
Needs and Uses: The Department of Defense uses this information to determine if DoD contractors in the United Kingdom have attempted to obtain relief from customs duty on vehicle fuels in accordance with contract requirements. The clause at DFARS 252.229-7010, Relief from Customs Duty on Fuel (United Kingdom), is prescribed at DFARS 229.402-70(j) for use in solicitations issued and contracts awarded in the United Kingdom that require the use of fuels and lubricants in taxis or vehicles other than passenger vehicles. The clause requires the contractor to provide the contracting officer with evidence that the contractor has initiated an attempt to obtain relief from customs duty on fuels and lubricants, as permitted by an agreement between the United States and the United Kingdom.
Affected Public: Business or Other For-Profit.
Frequency: On Occasion.
Respondent's Obligation: Required to Obtain or Retain Benefits.
OMD Desk Officer: Mr. Lewis W. Oleinick.
Written comments and recommendations on the proposed information collection should be sent to Mr. Oleinick at the Office of Management and Budget, Desk Officer for DoD (Acquisition), Room 10236, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503.
DOD Clearance Officer: Mr. Robert Cushing.
Written requests for copies of the information collection proposal should be sent to Mr. Cushing, WHS/DIOR, 1215 Jefferson Davis Highway, Suite 1204, Arlington, VA 22202-4302.Start Signature
Dated: November 8, 2001.
Patricia L. Toppings,
Alternate OSD Federal Register, Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.
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