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Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 8693

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AGENCY:

Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury.

ACTION:

Notice and request for comments.

SUMMARY:

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 8693, Low-Income Housing Credit Disposition Bond.

DATES:

Written comments should be received on or before October 15, 2002, to be assured of consideration.

ADDRESSES:

Direct all written comments to Glenn Kirkland, Internal Revenue Service, room 6411, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Requests for additional information or copies of the form and instructions should be directed to Larnice Mack, (202) 622-3179, or through the internal (Larnice.Mack@irs.gov.), Internal Revenue Service, room 6407, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Title: Low-Income Housing Credit Disposition Bond.

OMB Number: 1545-1029.

Form Number: 8693.

Abstract: Section 42(j)(6) of the Internal Revenue Code states that when a taxpayer disposes of a building (or an interest therein) on which the low-income housing credit has been claimed, the taxpayer may post a bond in lieu of paying the recapture tax if the building continues to be operated as a qualified low-income building for the remainder of the compliance period. For 8693 is used to post a bond under Code section 42(j)(6) to avoid recapture of the low-income housing credit.

Current Actions: There are no changes being made to Form 8693 at this time.

Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.

Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit organizations and individuals.

Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,000.

Estimated Time Per Respondent: 1 hr. 8 min.

Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,130.

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.

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Approved: August 5, 2002.

Glenn Kirkland,

IRS Reports Clearance Officer.

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[FR Doc. 02-20495 Filed 8-12-02; 8:45 am]

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