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Financial Management Service; Proposed Collection of Information: Direct Deposit Sign-Up Form

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Financial Management Service, Fiscal Service, Treasury.


Notice and Request for comments.


The Financial Management Service, 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 a continuing information collection. By this notice, the Financial Management Service solicits comments concerning the Form 1199A “Direct Deposit Sign-Up Form” and Form 1200 “Go Direct Start Printed Page 4451Sign Up Form for Direct Deposit of Federal Benefit Payments.”


Written comments should be received on or before March 29, 2010.


Direct all written comments to Financial Management Service, Records and Information Management Branch, Room 135, 3700 East West Highway, Hyattsville, Maryland 20782.

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Requests for additional information or copies of the form(s) and instructions should be directed to Walt Henderson, Director, EFT Strategy Division, Room 303, 401 14th Street, SW., Washington, DC 20227, (202)874-6624.

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Pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)), the Financial Management Service solicits comments on the collection of information described below:

Title: Direct Deposit Sign-Up Form, and Go Direct Sign-Up Form for Direct Deposit of Federal Benefit Payments.

OMB Number: 1510-0007.

Form Number(s): SF-1199A, FMS 1200.

Abstract: These forms are used by recipients to authorize the deposit of Federal payments into their accounts at financial institutions. The information on the forms routes the direct deposit payment to the correct account at the financial institution.

Current Actions: Extension of currently approved collection.

Type of Review: Regular.

Affected Public: Individuals or households, Business or other for-profit, Federal Government.

Estimated Number of Respondents: 406,715.

Estimated Time per Respondent: 10 minutes.

Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 69,142.

Comments: Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for Office of Management and Budget 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: January 19, 2010.

Sheryl R. Morrow,

Assistant Commissioner, Payment Management.

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[FR Doc. 2010-1481 Filed 1-26-10; 8:45 am]