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Start Preamble June 7, 2004.

The Department of 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 July 15, 2004 to be assured of consideration.

Internal Revenue Service (IRS)

OMB Number: 1545-0015.

Form Number: IRS Form 706.

Type of Review: Revision.

Title: United States Estate (and Generation-Skipping Transfer) Tax Return.

Description: Form 706 is used by executors to report and compute the Federal Estate Tax imposed by Internal Revenue Code (IRC) section 2001 and the Federal Generation-Skipping Transfer (GST) tax imposed by section 2601. IS uses the information to enforce these taxes and to verify that the tax has been properly computer.

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

Estimated Number of Respondents/Recordkeepers: 117,000.

Estimated Burden Hours Respondent/Recordkeeper:

FormRecordkeepingLearning about the law or the formPreparing the formCopying, assembling, and sending the form to the IRS
7062 hr., 10 min.1 hr., 284 hr., 1 min.48 min.
Schedule A19 min.15 min.9 min.20 min.
A-145 min.25 min.58 min.48 min.
B19 min.9 min.15 min.20 min.
C13 min.1 min.8 min.20 min.
D6 min.6 min.8 min.20 min.
E39 min.7 min.24 min.20 min.
F33 min.7 min.21 min.20 min.
G26 min.22 min.11 min.13 min.
H26 min.7 min.9 min.13 min.
I26 min.27 min.11 min.20 min.
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J26 min.7 min.15 min.20 min.
K26 min.10 min.9 min.20 min.
L13 min.4 min.9 min.20 min.
M13 min.31 min.24 min.20 min.
O19 min.11 min.18 min.16 min.
P6 min.14 min.18 min.13 min.
Q6 min.9 min.11 min.13 min.
Q Worksheet6 min.9 min.58 min.20 min.
R19 min.34 min.1 hr., 1 min.48 min.
R-16 min.29 min.24 min.20 min.
U19 min.3 min.29 min.20 min.
Cont. Schedule19 min.2 min.7 min.20 min.

Frequency of response: Other (once).

Estimated Total Reporting/Recordkeeping Burden: 2,077,795 hours.

OMB Number: 1545-0035.

Form Number: IRS Forms 943, 043-PR, 943-A, and 943A-PR.

Type of Review: Revision.

Title: Employer's Annual Tax Return for Agricultural Employees.

Description: Agricultural employers must prepare and file Form 943 and Form 943-PR (Puerto Rico only) to report and pay FCA taxes and (943 only) income tax voluntarily withheld. Agricultural employers may attach Forms 943-A and 943A-PR to Forms 943 and 943-PR to show their tax liabilities for semiweekly periods. The information is used to verify that the correct tax has been paid.

Respondents: Business or other for-profit.

Estimated Number of Respondents/Recordkeepers: 684,444.

Estimated Burden Hours Respondent/Recordkeeper:

FormRecordkeepingLearning about the law or the formPreparing the formCopying, assembling and sending the form to the IRS
94310 hr., 31 min.40 min.1 hr., 47min16 min.
943-A8 hr., 22 min.0 min.0 min.8 min.
943-V0 min.0 min.20 min.0 min.

Frequency of response: Annually.

Estimated Total Reporting/Recordkeeping Burden: 8,972,974 hours.

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

OMB 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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Lois K. Holland,

Treasury PRA Clearance Officer.

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[FR Doc. 04-13402 Filed 6-14-04; 8:45 am]

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