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Start Preamble May 16, 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 24, 2002, to be assured of consideration.

Internal Revenue Service (IRS)

OMB Number: 1545-0723.

Regulation Project Number: LR-115-72 Final.

Type of Review: Extension.

Title: Manufacturers Excise Taxes on Sporting Goods and Firearms and Other Administrative Provisions of Special Application to Manufacturers and Retailers Excise Taxes.

Description: Chapters 31 and 31 of the Internal Revenue Code impose excise taxes on the sale or use of certain articles. Section 6416 allows a credit or refund of the tax manufacturers in certain cases. Section 6420, 6421, and 6427 allow credits or refunds of the tax to certain users of the articles.

Respondents: Business or other for-profit, individuals or households, not-for-profit institutions, Farms, State, Local or Tribal Governments.

Estimated Number of Respondents/Recordkeepers: 1,500,000.

Estimated Burden Hours Per Respondent/Recordkeeper: 19 minutes.

Frequency of Response: On occasion.

Estimated Total Reporting/Recordkeeping Burden: 475,000 hours.

OMB Number: 1545-1647.

Revenue Procedure Number: Revenue Procedure 2001-21.

Type of Review: Extension.

Title: Debt Roll-Ups.

Description: This revenue procedure provides for an election that will facilitate the consolidation of two or more outstanding debt instruments into a single debt instrument. Under the election, taxpayers can treat certain exchanges of debt instruments as realization events for federal income tax purposes even though the exchanges do not result in significant modifications under § 1.1001-3 of the Income Tax Regulations.

Respondents: Business or other for-profit.

Estimated Number of Respondents/Recordkeepers: 100.

Estimated Burden Hours Per Respondent/Recordkeeper: 45 minutes.

Frequency of Response: On occasion.

Estimated Total Reporting/Recordkeeping Burden: 75 hours.

Clearance Officer: Glenn Kirkland, Internal Revenue Service, Room 6411-03, 1111 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20224.

OMB Reviewer: Alexander T. Hunt, Office of Management and Budget, Room 10202, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503, (202) 395-7860.

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Lois K. Holland,

Departmental Reports Management Officer.

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[FR Doc. 02-12891 Filed 5-22-02; 8:45 am]