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Start Preamble October 12, 2005.

The Department of the 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 November 17, 2005 to be assured of consideration.

Internal Revenue Service (IRS)

OMB Number: 1545-1943.

Type of Review: Extension.

Title: NOT-123059-05, Section 965-Limitations on Dividends Received Deduction and Other Guidance.

Description: This document provides guidance under new section 965, which was enacted by the American Jobs Creation Act of 2004 (P.L. 108-357). In general, and subject to limitations and conditions, section 965(a) provides that a corporation that is a U.S. shareholder of a controlled foreign corporation (CFFC) may elect, for one taxable year, an 85 percent dividends received deduction (DRD) with respect to certain cash dividends it receives from its CFCs. This document addresses limitations imposed on the maximum amount of section 965(a) DRD under section 965(b)(1) under which the maximum amount to an eligible dividend is the greatest of $500 million or earnings permanently reinvested outside the United States, section 965(b)(2) regarding certain base-period repatriations, section 965(b)(3) regarding certain increases in related party indebtedness and certain miscellaneous limitations related to the foreign tax credit.

Respondents: Business or other for-profit.

Estimated Total Burden Hours: 1,250,000 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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Michael A. Robinson,

Treasury PRA Clearance Officer.

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[FR Doc. 05-20761 Filed 10-17-05; 8:45 am]