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Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Forms 945, 945-A, and 945-V

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Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury.


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 IRS is soliciting comments concerning Form 945, Annual Return of Withheld Federal Income Tax; Form 945-A, Annual Record of Federal Tax Liability; and Form 945-V, Form 945 Payment Voucher.


Written comments should be received on or before July 6, 2004, to be assured of consideration.


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

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Requests for additional information or copies of the forms 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

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Title: Annual Return of Withheld Federal Income Tax (Form 945), Annual Record of Federal Tax Liability (Form 945-A), and Form 945 Payment Voucher (Form 945-V).

OMB Number: 1545-1430.

Form Numbers: 945, 945-A, and 945-V. Start Printed Page 25463

Abstract: Form 945 is used to report income tax witholding on nonpayroll payments including backup withholding and withholding on pensions, annuities, IRAs, military retirement, and gambling winnings. Form 945-A is used to report nonpayroll tax liabilities. Form 945-V is a payment voucher that is used by those taxpayers who submit a payment with their return.

Current Actions: The “Calendar Year” line was added to conform with the format of similar business forms.

Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection.

Affected Public: Business or other for-profit organizations, individuals or households, not-for-profit institutions, farms, and Federal, state, local or tribal governments.

Estimated Number of Respondents: 193,468.

Estimated Time Per Respondent: 10 hours, 44 minutes.

Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 2,077,017.

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: April 30, 2004.

Carol Savage,

Management and Program Analyst.

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[FR Doc. 04-10362 Filed 5-5-04; 8:45 am]