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Start Preamble July 22, 2005.

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, Public Law 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 September 6, 2005, to be assured of consideration.

Internal Revenue Service (IRS)

OMB Number: 1545-0877.

Form Number: IRS Form 1099-A.

Type of Review: Extension.

Title: Acquisition or Abandonment of Secured Property.

Description: Form 1099-A is used by leaders to report foreclosures and abandonment of property that is security for a loan.

Respondents: Business and other for-profit.

Estimated Number of Respondents: 12,916.

Estimated Burden Hours Respondent: 9 minutes.

Frequency of Response: Annually.

Estimated Total Reporting Burden: 61,817 hours.

OMB Number: 1545-1031.

Form Number: IRS Form 8697.

Type of Review: Extension.

Title: Interest Computation Under the Look-Back Method for Completed Long-term Contracts.

Description: Taxpayers required to account for all or part of any long-term contract entered into after February 28, 1986, under the percentage of completion method must use Form 8697 to compute and report interest due or to be refunded under Internal Revenue Code (IRC) section 460(b)(3). The IRS uses Form 8697 to determine if the interest has been figured correctly. Taxpayers may compute interest using the actual method (Part I) or the Simplified Marginal Impact Method (Part II).

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

Estimated Number of Respondents/Recordkeepers: 5,000.

Estimated Burden Hours Respondent/Recordkeeper:

Recordkeeping:
Part I8 hr., 36 min.
Part II9 hr., 19 min.
Learning about the law or the form:
Part I2 hr., 22 min.
Part II2 hr., 5 min.
Preparing, copying, assembling, and sending the form to the IRS:
Part I2 hr., 37 min.
Part II2 hr., 19 min.

Frequency of Response: Annually.

Estimated Total Reporting/Recordkeeping Burden: 68,340 hours.

OMB Number: 1545-1073.

Form Number: IRS Form 8801.

Type of Review: Extension.

Title: Credit for Prior Year Minimum Tax—Individuals, Estates and Trusts.

Description: Form 8801 is used by the individuals, estates, and trusts to compute the minimum tax credit, if any, available from a tax year beginning after 1986 to be used in the current year or to be carried forward for use in a future year.

Respondents: Individuals or households.

Estimated Number of Respondents/Recordkeepers: 38,744.

Estimated Burden Hours Respondent/Recordkeeper:

Recordkeeping2 hr., 4 min.
Learning about the law or the form2 hr., 6 min.
Preparing the form1 hr., 54 min.
Copying, assembling, and sending the form to the IRS34 min.

Frequency of Response: Annually.

Estimated Total Reporting/Recordkeeping Burden: 258,036 hours.

OMB Number: 1545-1128.

Form Number: IRS Form 8814.

Type of Review: Extension. Start Printed Page 45489

Title: Parents' Election To Report Child's Interest and Dividends.

Description: Form 8814 is used by parents who elect to report the interest and dividend income of the child under age 14 on their own tax return. If this election is made, the child is not required to file a return.

Respondents: Individuals or households.

Estimated Number of Respondents/Recordkeepers: 1,100,000.

Estimated Burden Hours Respondent/Recordkeeper:

Recordkeeping26 min.
Learning about the law or the form11 min.
Preparing the form40 min.
Copying, assembling, and sending the form to the IRS16 min.

Frequency of Response: Annually.

Estimated Total Reporting/Recordkeeping Burden: 1,470,467 hours.

OMB Number: 1545-1410.

Form Number: IRS Form 8840.

Type of Review: Extension.

Title: Closer Connection Exception Statement for Aliens.

Description: Form 8840 is used by an alien individual, who meets the substantial presence test, to explain the basis of the individual's claim that he or she is able to satisfy the closer connection exception described in Regs. Section 301.7701(b)-2.

Respondents: Individuals or households.

Estimated Number of Respondents/Recordkeepers: 350,000.

Estimated Burden Hours Respondent/Recordkeeper:

Recordkeeping13 min.
Learning about the law or the form9 min.
Preparing the form1 hr., 27 min.
Copying, assembling, and sending the form to the IRS34 min.

Frequency of Response: Annually.

Estimated Total Reporting/Recordkeeping Burden: 843,500 hours.

OMB Number: 1545-1786.

Revenue Procedure Numbers: Revenue Procedures 2002-37, 2002-38 and 2002-39.

Type of Review: Extension.

Title: Changes in Periods of Accounting.

Description: The collections of information in these three (3) revenue procedures is necessary for the Commissioner to determine whether a taxpayer may properly obtain approval to adopt, change, or retain an annual accounting period.

Respondents: Business or other for-profit, Individuals or households, Not-for-profit institutions, Farms.

Estimated Number of Respondents: 800.

Estimated Burden Hours Respondent: 53 minutes.

Frequency of Response: Other (once).

Estimated Total Reporting Burden: 700 hours.

OMB Number: 1545-1934.

Regulation Project Number: REG-108524-00 Final.

Type of Review: Extension.

Title: Section 1446 Regulations.

Description: This regulations implements withholding regime on partnerships conducting business in the United States that have foreign partners. Such partners are required to pay withholding tax in installments on each foreign partner's allocable share of the partnership's U.S. Business taxable income. Special rules for publicly traded partnerships such that these partnerships pay withholding tax on distributions to foreign partners.

Respondents: Business and other for-profit, Not-for-profit institutions.

Estimated Number of Respondents: 17,775.

Estimated Burden Hours Respondent: 5 hours.

Frequency of Response: On occasion, Quarterly.

Estimated Total Reporting Burden: 7,808 hours.

OMB Number: 1545-1936.

Revenue Procedure Number: Revenue Procedure 2005-24.

Type of Review: Extension.

Title: Waiver of Spousal Election.

Description: This revenue procedure provides guidance on the procedures for waiving a spousal election right with respect to charitable remainder annuity trusts section 664(d)(1) and charitable remainder unitrusts under section 664(d)(2) that are established after the date that is 90 days after the date the revenue procedure is published in the Internal Revenue Bulletin.

Respondents: Individuals or households, Not-for-profit institutions.

Estimated Number of Respondents/Recordkeepers: 100,000.

Estimated Burden Hours Respondent/Recordkeeper: 1 hour, 10 minutes.

Frequency of Response: On occasion.

Estimated Total Reporting/Recordkeeping Burden: 150,000 hours.

Clearance Officer: Glenn P. Kirkland (202) 622-3428, Internal Revenue Service, Room 6516, 1111 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20224.

OMB Reviewer: Alexander T. Hunt (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. 05-15525 Filed 8-4-05; 8:45 am]

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