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Start Preamble April 25, 2002.

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 June 3, 2002 to be assured of consideration.

Internal Revenue Service

OMB Number: 1545-0863.

Regulation Project Number: LR-218-78 Final.

Type of Review: Extension.

Title: Product Liability Losses and Accumulations for Product Liability Losses.

Description: Generally, a taxpayer who sustains a product liability loss must carry the loss back 10 years. However, a taxpayer may elect to have such loss treated as a regular net operating loss under section 172. If desired, such election is made by attaching a statement to the tax return. The statement will enable the IRS to monitor compliance with the statutory requirements.

Respondents: Business or other for-profit.

Estimated Number of Respondents: 5,000.

Estimated Burden Hours Per Respondent: 30 minutes.

Frequency of Response: On occasion.

Estimated Total Reporting Burden: 2,500 hours.

OMB Number: 1545-1126.

Regulation Project Number: INTL-121-90, INTL-292-90, and INTL-361-89 Final.

Type of Review: Extension.

Title: Treaty-Based Return Positions.

Description: Regulation section 301-6114-1 sets forth the reporting requirements under § 6114. Persons or entities subject to this reporting requirement must make the required disclosure on a statement attached to their return, in the manner set forth or be subject to a penalty. Regulation section 301.7701(b)-7(a)(4)(iv)(C) sets forth the reporting requirement for dual resident S corporation shareholders who claim treaty benefits as nonresidents of the United States.

Respondents: Individuals or households, Business or other for-profit.

Estimated Number of Respondents: 6,020.

Estimated Burden Hours Per Respondent: 1 hour.

Frequency of Response: Annually.

Estimated Total Reporting Burden: 6,015 hours.

OMB Number: 1545-1244.

Regulation Project Number: PS-39-89 NPRM.

Type of Review: Extension.

Title: Limitation on Passive Activity Losses and Credits—Treatment of Self-Charged Items of Income and Expense.

Description: The IRS will use this information to determine whether the entity has made a proper timely election and to determine that taxpayers are complying with the election in the taxable year of the election and subsequent taxable years.

Respondents: Business or other for-profit, Individuals or households.

Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,000.

Estimated Burden Hours Per Respondent: 6 minutes.

Frequency of Response: Other (First taxable year that entity seeks to make election.).

Estimated Total Reporting Burden: 100 hours.

OMB Number: 1545-1768.

Revenue Procedure Number: Revenue Procedure 2002-16.

Type of Review: Extension.

Title: Optional Election to Make Monthly § 706 Allocations.

Description: This revenue procedure allows certain partnerships with money market fund partners to make an optional election to close the partnership's books on a monthly basis with respect to the money market fund partners.

Respondents: Business or other for-profit.

Estimated Number of Respondents/Recordkeepers: 1,000.

Estimated Burden Hours Per Respondent/Recordkeeper: 12 hours.

Frequency of Response: Other (once).

Estimated Total Reporting/Recordkeeping Burden: 12,000 hours.

Clearance Officer: Glenn Kirkland, Internal Revenue Service, Room 6411-03, 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. 02-10887 Filed 5-1-02; 8:45 am]