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Notice and request for comments.


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 Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau, within the Department of the Treasury, is soliciting comments concerning “Usual and Customary Business Records Maintained by Brewers.”


We must receive written comments on or before May 10, 2004 to be assured of consideration.


Direct all written comments to Sandra L. Turner, Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau, 1310 G Street, NW, Room 200-E, Washington, DC 20220.

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Requests for additional information or copies of the form(s) and instructions should be directed Sandra L. Turner, Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau, 1310 G Street, NW., Room 200 E, Washington, DC 20220; telephone 202-927-2400.

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Title: Usual and Customary Business Records Maintained by Brewers.

OMB Number: 1513-0058.

Recordkeeping Requirement ID Number: TTB REC 5130/1.

Abstract: TTB audits brewers' records to verify production of beer and cereal beverage and to verify the quantity of beer removed subject to tax and removed without payment of tax.

Current Actions: There are no changes to this information collection and it is being submitted for extension purposes only.

Type of Review: Extension.

Affected Public: Business or other for-profit.

Estimated Number of Respondents: 1400.

Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: One (1).

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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Dated: February 20, 2004.

William H. Foster,

Chief, Regulations and Procedures Division.

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[FR Doc. 04-5436 Filed 3-10-04; 8:45 am]