[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 231 (Friday, November 30, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 71480-71481]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-28931]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Internal Revenue Service


Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 4506T-EZ, 4506-T-EZ 
(SP)

AGENCY: Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: 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 4506T-EZ, Short Form Request for Individual Tax Return Transcript, 
and 4506T-EZ (SP), Formulario Abreviado para la Solicitud de un 
Trasunto de la Declaracion de Impuestos Personales.

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before January 29, 
2013 to be assured of consideration.

ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to R. Joseph Durbala, Internal 
Revenue Service, Room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, 
DC 20224.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or 
copies of the form and instructions should be directed to Martha R. 
Brinson, (202) 622-3869, at Internal Revenue Service, Room 6129, 1111 
Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224, or through the Internet 
at Martha.R.Brinson@irs.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Title: Short Form Request for Individual Tax Return Transcript 
(4506T-EZ); Formulario Abreviado para la Solicitud de un Trasunto de la 
Declaracion de Impuestos Personales (4506T-EZ (SP)).
    OMB Number: 1545-2154.
    Form Number: Form 4506T-EZ, Form 4506T-EZ (SP).
    Abstract: Form 4506T-EZ is used to request tax return transcripts. 
A taxpayer may designate a third party to receive the transcript.
    Current Actions: There is no change in the paperwork burden 
previously approved by OMB. This form is being submitted for renewal 
purposes only.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Individuals or Households, Farms, and Businesses 
and other for-profit organizations.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,100,000.
    Estimated Time per Respondent: 47 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 870,000.
    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.

    Approved: November 23, 2012.
R. Joseph Durbala,
IRS Reports Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2012-28931 Filed 11-29-12; 8:45 am]
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