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Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 4626

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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, Public Law 104-13(44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning Form Start Printed Page 357774626, Alternative Minimum Tax—Corporations.

DATES:

Written comments should be received on or before August 15, 2003 to be assured of consideration.

ADDRESSES:

Direct all written comments to Glenn P. 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 Carol Savage at Internal Revenue Service, room 6407, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224, or at (202) 622-3945, or through the Internet at CAROL.A.SAVAGE@irs.gov.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Title: Alternative Minimum Tax—Corporations.

OMB Number: 1545-0175.

Form Number: 4626.

Abstract: Form 4626 is used by corporations to calculate their alternative minimum tax under section 55 of the Internal Revenue Code. The IRS uses the information on the form to determine whether the tax has been computed correctly.

Current Actions: The form was overhauled to reduce its size. Low usage lines were eliminated (former lines 2g, 2p, and 2q) to reduce the form from 2 pages to 1. The adjustment and preference items was “unindented” so we could eliminate a subtotal line. Also former line 8-a was eliminated, total carry forward line (page 2). Further, a Note at the top of the form to alert taxpayers that if they qualify as a small corporation under explained on the form.

Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection.

Affected Public: Business or other for-profit organizations.

Estimated Number of Respondents: 60,000

Estimated Time Per Respondent: 43 hr., 17 min.

Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 2,923.800

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: June 9, 2003.

Glenn P. Kirkland,

IRS Reports Clearance Officer.

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[FR Doc. 03-15159 Filed 6-13-03; 8:45 am]

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