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, Pub. L. 104-13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning Form 4070, Employee's Report of Tips to Employer, Form 4070A, Employee's Daily Record of Tips; Forma 4070PR, Informe al Patrono de Propinas Recibidas por el Empleado; Forma 4070A-PR, Registro Diario de Propinas del Empleado.
Written comments should be received on or before April 15, 2002, to be assured of consideration.
Direct all written comments to George Freeland, Internal Revenue Service, room 5575, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Requests for additional information or copies of the forms and instructions should be directed to Carol Savage, Start Printed Page 6787(202) 622-3945, or through the Internet (CAROL.A.SAVAGE@irs.gov.), Internal Revenue Service, room 5242, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
Title: Form 4070, Employee's Report of Tips to Employer, Form 4070A, Employee's Daily Record of Tips; Forma 4070PR, Informe al Patrono de Propinas Recibidas por el Empleado; Forma 4070A-PR, Registro Diario de Propinas del Empleado.
OMB Number: 1545-0065.
Form Number: Forms 4070, 4070A, 4070PR, and 4070A-PR.
Abstract: Employees who receive at least $20 per month in tips must report the tips to their employers monthly for purposes of withholding of employment taxes. Forms 4070 and 4070PR (Puerto Rico only) are used for this purpose. Employees must keep a daily record of tips they receive. Forms 4070A and 4070A-PR (Puerto Rico only) are used for this purpose.
Current Actions: There are no changes being made to the forms at this time.
Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
Affected Public: Individuals or households.
Estimated Number of Respondents: 615,000.
Estimated Time Per Respondent: 63 hours, 50 minutes (Forms 4070 and 4070A); 64 hours, 5 minutes (Forms 4070PR and 4070A-PR).
Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 39,265,200.
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
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[FR Doc. 02-3526 Filed 2-12-02; 8:45 am]
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