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Start Preamble May 8, 2003.

The Department of the Treasury has submitted the following public information collection requirement(s) to OMB for review and clearance under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Pub. L. 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 11000, 1750 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20220.

Dates: Written comments should be received on or before June 13, 2003, to be assured of consideration.

Internal Revenue Service (IRS)

OMB Number: 1545-0233.

Form Number: IRS Form 7004.

Type of Review: Extension.

Title: Application for Automatic Extension of Time to File Corporation Income Tax Return.

Description: Form 7004 is used by corporations and certain non-profit institutions to request an automatic 6-month extension of time to file their income tax returns. The information is needed by IRS to determine whether Form 7004 was timely filed so as not to impose a late filing penalty in error and also to insure that the proper amount of tax was computed and deposited.

Respondents: Business or other for-profit, not-for-profit institutions.

Estimated Number of Respondents/Recordkeepers: 1,081,045.

Estimated Burden Hours Per Respondent/Recordkeeper:

Recordkeeping—5 hr., 44 min.

Learning about the law or the form—1 hr., 33 min.

Preparing the form—2 hr., 39 min.

Copying, assembling, and sending the form to the IRS—16 min.

Frequency of Response: Annually.

Estimated Total Reporting/Recordkeeping Burden: 11,048,280 hours.

OMB Number: 1545-0887.

Form Number: IRS Form 8281.

Type of Review: Extension.

Title: Information Return for Publicly Offered Original Issue Discount Instruments.

Description: Form 8281 is filed by the issuer of a publicly offered debt instrument having Original Issue Discount (OID). The information is used to update Publication 1212, “List of Original Issue Discount Instruments.”

Respondents: Business or other for-profit.

Estimated Number of Respondents/Recordkeepers: 500.

Estimated Burden Hours Per Respondent/Recordkeeper:

Recordkeeping—5 hr., 1 min.

Learning about the law or the form—30 min.

Preparing, copying, assembling and sending the form to the IRS—36 min.

Frequency of Response: On occasion, annually.

Estimated Total Reporting/Recordkeeping Burden: 3,060 hours.

OMB Number: 1545-1131.

Regulation Project Number: INTL-485-89 Final.

Type of Review: Extension.

Title: Taxation of Gain or Loss from Certain Nonfunctional Currency Transactions (Section 988 Transactions).

Description: Sections 988(c)(1)(D) and (E) require taxpayers to make certain elections which determine whether section 988 applies. In addition sections 988(a)(1)(B) and 988(d) require taxpayers to identify transactions which generate capital gain or loss or which are hedges of other transactions.

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

Estimated Number of Respondents/Recordkeepers: 5,000.

Estimated Burden Hours Per Respondent/Recordkeeper: 40 minutes.

Frequency of Response: Annually.

Estimated Total Reporting/Recordkeeping Burden: 3,333 hours.

OMB Number: 1545-1241.

Regulation Project Number: PS-92-90 Final.

Type of Review: Extension.

Title: Special Valuation Rules.

Description: Section 2701 of the Internal Revenue Code allows various elections by family members who make gifts of common stock or partnership interests and retain senior interests. The elections affect the value of the gifted interests and the retained interests.

Respondents: Individuals or households.

Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,200.

Estimated Burden Hours Per Respondent: 25 minutes.

Frequency of Response: Other (one-time election).

Estimated Total Reporting Burden: 496 hours.

OMB Number: 1545-1260.

Regulation Project Number: CO-62-89 Final.

Type of Review: Extension.

Title: Final Regulations Under Section 382 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986; Limitations on Corporate Net Operating Loss Carryforwards.

Description: The reporting requirement concerns the election a taxpayer may make to treat as the change date the effective date of a plan of reorganization in a title II or similar case rather than the confirmation date of a plan.

Respondents: Business or other for-profit.

Estimated Number of Respondents: 10.

Estimated Burden Hours Per Respondent: 1 hour.

Frequency of Response: Other (once).

Estimated Total Reporting Burden: 1 hour.

OMB Number: 1545-1344.

Regulation Project Number: CO-30-92 Final.

Type of Review: Extension.

Title: Consolidated Returns—Stock Basis and Excess Loss Accounts, Earnings and Profits, Absorption of Deductions and Losses, Joining and Leaving Consolidated Groups, Worthless Stock Loss, Non-applicability of Section 357(c).

Description: The reporting requirements affect consolidated taxpayers who will be making elections (if made) to treat certain loss carryovers as expiring and an election (if made) allocating items between returns. The information will facilitate enforcement of consolidated return regulations.

Respondents: Business or other for-profit.

Estimated Number of Respondents: 52,049.

Estimated Burden Hours Per Respondent: 45 minutes.

Frequency of Response: On occasion.

Estimated Total Reporting Burden: 18,600 hours.

OMB Number: 1545-1426. Start Printed Page 25931

Regulation Project Number: INTL-21-91 Temporary and Final.

Type of Review: Extension.

Title: Section 6662—Imposition of the Accuracy-Related Penalty.

Description: These regulations provide guidance about substantial and gross valuation misstatements as defined in section 6662(e) and 6662(h). They also provide guidance about the reasonable cause and good faith exclusion. The regulations apply to taxpayers who have transactions between persons described in section 482 and net section 482 transfer price adjustments.

Respondents: Business or other for-profit.

Estimated Number of Respondents/Recordkeepers: 2,500.

Estimated Burden Hours Per Respondent/Recordkeeper: 8 hours, 3 minutes.

Frequency of Response: Annually, other (one-time only).

Estimated Total Reporting/Recordkeeping Burden: 20,125 hours.

Clearance Officer: Glenn Kirkland, (202) 622-3428, Internal Revenue Service, Room 6411-03, 1111 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20224.

Reviewer: Joseph F. Lackey, Jr., (202) 395-7316, Office of Management and Budget, Room 10235, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503.

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Mary A. Able,

Departmental Reports Management Officer.

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[FR Doc. 03-11999 Filed 5-13-03; 8:45 am]

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