[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 18 (Monday, January 28, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Pages 5868-5870]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-01679]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

January 23, 2013.
    The Department of the Treasury will submit the following 
information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget 
(OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork 
Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13, on or after the date of 
publication of this notice.

DATES: Comments should be received on or before February 27, 2013 to be 
assured of consideration.

ADDRESSES: Send comments regarding the burden estimate, or any other 
aspect of the information collection, including suggestion for reducing 
the burden, to (1) Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office 
of Management and Budget, Attention: Desk Officer for Treasury, New 
Executive Office Building, Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503, or email 
at OIRA_Submission@OMB.EOP.GOV and (2) Treasury PRA Clearance Officer, 
1750 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Suite 8140, Washington, DC 20220, or email 
at PRA@treasury.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Copies of the submission(s) may be 
obtained by calling (202) 927-5331, email at PRA@treasury.gov, or the 
entire information collection request maybe found at www.reginfo.gov.

Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB)

    OMB Number: 1513-0009.
    Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection.
    Title: Application to Establish and Operate Wine Premises, and Wine 
Bond.
    Form: TTB F 5120.25; 5120.36.
    Abstract: TTB F 5120.25, Application to Establish and Operate Wine 
Premises, is the form used to establish the qualifications of an 
applicant applying to establish and operate wine premises. The 
applicant certifies his/her intention to produce and/or store a 
specified amount of wine and take certain precautions to protect it 
from unauthorized use. TTB F 5120.36, Wine Bond, is the form used by 
the proprietor and a surety company as a contract to ensure the payment 
of the wine excise tax.
    Affected Public: Private Sector: Businesses or other for-profits.
    Estimated Total Burden Hours: 1,775.

    OMB Number: 1513-0011.
    Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection.
    Title: Formula and/or Process for Article Made With Specially 
Denatured Spirits.
    Form: TTB F 5120.19.
    Abstract: TTB F 5150.19 is completed by persons who use specially 
denatured spirits in the manufacture of certain articles. TTB uses the 
information provided on the form to ensure the manufacturing formulas 
and processes conform to the requirement of 26 U.S.C. 5273.
    Affected Public: Private Sector: Businesses or other for-profits.
    Estimated Total Burden Hours: 1,194.

    OMB Number: 1513-0012.
    Type of Review: Extension without change of a currently approved 
collection.

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    Title: User's Report of Denatured Spirits.
    Form: TTB F 5150.18.
    Abstract: The information on TTB F 5150.18 is used to pinpoint 
unusual activities in the use of specially denatured spirits. The form 
shows a summary of activities at permit premises. TTB examines and 
verifies certain entries on these reports to identify unusual 
activities, errors, and omissions.
    Affected Public: Private Sector: Businesses or other for-profits.
    Estimated Total Burden Hours: 1,133.

    OMB Number: 1513-0014.
    Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection.
    Title: Power of Attorney.
    Form: TTB F 5000.8.
    Abstract: TTB F 5000.8 delegates the authority to a specific 
individual to sign documents on behalf of an applicant or principal. 
Title 26 U.S.C. 6061 authorizes that individuals signing returns, 
statements, or other documents required to be filed by industry members 
under the provisions of the IRC or the FAA Act, are to have that 
authority on file with TTB.
    Affected Public: Private Sector: Businesses or other for-profits.
    Estimated Total Burden Hours: 3,250.

    OMB Number: 1513-0024.
    Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection.
    Title: Report--Export Warehouse Proprietor.
    Form: TTB F 5220.4.
    Abstract: Proprietors account for taxable articles on this report. 
TTB uses this information to ensure that Federal laws and regulations 
have been complied with and to protect against diversion.
    Affected Public: Private Sector: Businesses or other for-profits.
    Estimated Total Burden Hours: 1,920.

    OMB Number: 1513-0029.
    Type of Review: Extension without change of a currently approved 
collection.
    Title: Certification of Tax Determination--Wine.
    Form: TTB F 5120.20.
    Abstract: TTB F 5120.20 supports the exporter's claim for drawback, 
as the producing winery verifies that the wine being exported was in 
fact tax paid.
    Affected Public: Private Sector: Businesses or other for-profits.
    Estimated Total Burden Hours: 500.

    OMB Number: 1513-0038.
    Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection.
    Title: Application to Receive Spirits and/or Denatured Spirits by 
Transfer in Bond.
    Form: TTB F 5100.16.
    Abstract: TTB F 5100.16 is completed by distilled spirits plant 
proprietors who wish to receive spirits in bond from other distilled 
spirits plants. TTB uses the information to determine if the applicant 
has sufficient bond coverage for the additional tax liability assumed 
when spirits are transferred in bond.
    Affected Public: Private Sector: Businesses or other for-profits.
    Estimated Total Burden Hours: 228.

    OMB Number: 1513-0039.
    Type of Review: Extension without change of a currently approved 
collection.
    Title: Distilled Spirits Plants Warehousing Records (TTB REC 5110/
02) and Monthly Report of Storage Operations.
    Form: TTB 5110.11.
    Abstract: The information collected is used to account for 
proprietor's tax liability, adequacy of bond coverage, and protection 
of the revenue. It also provides data to analyze trends, audit plant 
operations, monitor industry activities and compliance to provide for 
efficient allocation of field personnel, plus provide for economic 
analysis.
    Affected Public: Private Sector: Businesses or other for-profits.
    Estimated Total Burden Hours: 5,520.

    OMB Number: 1513-0045.
    Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection.
    Title: Distilled Spirits Plants--Excise Taxes (TTB REC 5110/06).
    Abstract: This collection of information is necessary to account 
for and verify taxable removals of distilled spirits. The data is used 
to audit tax payments.
    Affected Public: Private Sector: Businesses or other for-profits.
    Estimated Total Burden Hours: 3,458.

    OMB Number: 1513-0046.
    Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection.
    Title: Formula For Distilled Spirits Under The Federal Alcohol 
Administration Act.
    Form: TTB 5110.38.
    Abstract: TTB F 5110.38 is used to determine the classification of 
distilled spirits for labeling and for consumer protection. The form 
describes the person filing, type of product to be made, and 
restrictions to the labeling and manufacture. The form is used by TTB 
to ensure that a product is made and labeled properly and to audit 
distilled spirits operations.
    Affected Public: Private Sector: Businesses or other for-profits.
    Estimated Total Burden Hours: 4,000.

    OMB Number: 1513-0049.
    Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection.
    Title: Distilled Spirits Plant Denaturation Records (TTB REC 5110/
04) and Monthly Report of Processing (Denaturing) Operations.
    Form: TTB 5110.43.
    Abstract: The information collected is necessary to account for and 
verify the denaturation of distilled spirits. It is used to audit plant 
operations, monitor the industry for the efficient allocation of 
personnel resources, and compile statistics for government economic 
planning.
    Affected Public: Private Sector: Businesses or other for-profits.
    Estimated Total Burden Hours: 1,176.

    OMB Number: 1513-0056.
    Type of Review: Extension without change of a currently approved 
collection.
    Title: Distilled Spirits Plants--Transaction and Supporting Records 
(TTB REC 5110/5).
    Abstract: Transaction records provide the source data for accounts 
of distilled spirits in all DSP operations. They are used by DSP 
proprietors to account for spirits and by TTB to verify those accounts 
and consequent tax liabilities.
    Affected Public: Private Sector: Businesses or other for-profits.
    Estimated Total Burden Hours: 13,516.

    OMB Number: 1513-0060.
    Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection.
    Title: Letterhead Applications and Notices Relating to Tax-Free 
Alcohol (TTB REC 5150/4).
    Abstract: Tax-free alcohol is used for non-beverage purposes in 
scientific research and medicinal uses by educational organizations, 
hospitals, laboratories, etc. Use of tax-free alcohol is regulated to 
prevent illegal diversion to taxable beverage use. Permits/Applications 
control authorized uses and flow. TTB REC 5150/4 is designed to protect 
revenue and public safety.
    Affected Public: Private Sector: Not-for-profit institutions.
    Estimated Total Burden Hours: 1,667.

    OMB Number: 1513-0066.
    Type of Review: Extension without change of a currently approved 
collection.
    Title: Retail Liquor Dealers Records of Receipts of Alcoholic 
Beverages and Commercial Invoices (TTB REC 5170/3).
    Abstract: The primary objectives of this recordkeeping requirement 
are revenue protection, by establishment of accountability data 
available for audit purposes and consumer protection, by subject record 
traceability of alcoholic beverages to the retail liquor dealer level 
of distribution in the event of defective products. This collection of 
information is contained in 27 CFR 31.234.

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    Affected Public: Private Sector: Businesses or other for-profits; 
State, Local, and Tribal Governments.
    Estimated Total Burden Hours: 1.

    OMB Number: 1513-0067.
    Type of Review: Extension without change of a currently approved 
collection.
    Title: Wholesale Dealers Applications, Letterheads, and Notices 
Relating to Operations. (Variations in Format or Preparation of 
Records) (TTB REC 5170/6).
    Abstract: This information collection is used by permittees who 
wish to request a variance. We use written applications, letterheads, 
and notices to rule on proposed variations from standard requirements, 
to ascertain that revenue is not placed in jeopardy, and to protect the 
revenue.
    Affected Public: Private Sector: Businesses or other for-profits.
    Estimated Total Burden Hours: 515.

    OMB Number: 1513-0080.
    Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection.
    Title: Equipment and Structures (TTB REC 5110/12).
    Abstract: Marks, signs, and calibrations are necessary on equipment 
and structures at a distilled spirits plant. These tools are used for 
the identification of major equipment and the accurate determination of 
contents.
    Affected Public: Private Sector: Businesses or other for-profits.
    Estimated Total Burden Hours: 1.

    OMB Number: 1513-0082.
    Type of Review: Extension without change of a currently approved 
collection.
    Title: Alternate Methods or Procedures and Emergency Variations 
from Requirements for Exports of Liquors (TTB REC 5170/7).
    Abstract: TTB allows exporters to request approval of alternate 
methods from those specified in regulations under 27 CFR Part 28. TTB 
uses the information to evaluate needs, jeopardy to the revenue, and 
compliance with the law. TTB also uses the information to identify 
areas where regulations need changing.
    Affected Public: Private Sector: Businesses or other for-profits.
    Estimated Total Burden Hours: 200.

    OMB Number: 1513-0084.
    Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection.
    Title: Labeling of Sulfites in Alcoholic Beverages.
    Abstract: In accordance with our consumer protection 
responsibilities, as mandated by law, TTB requires label disclosure 
statements on all alcoholic beverage products released from U.S. 
bottling premises or customs custody that contain 10 parts per million 
or more of sulfites. The disclosure reduces the consumer's exposure to 
sulfites, which has been shown to cause an allergic-type reaction in 
humans.
    Affected Public: Private Sector: Businesses or other for-profits.
    Estimated Total Burden Hours: 12,109.

    OMB Number: 1513-0097.
    Type of Review: Extension without change of a currently approved 
collection.
    Title: Notices Relating to Payment of Firearms and Ammunition 
Excise Tax.
    Abstract: Excise taxes are collected on the sale or use of firearms 
and ammunition by firearms or ammunition manufacturers, importers, or 
producers. Taxpayers who elect to pay excise taxes by electronic fund 
transfer must furnish a written notice upon election and 
discontinuance. Tax revenue will be protected.
    Affected Public: Private Sector: Businesses or other for-profits.
    Estimated Total Burden Hours: 1.

    OMB Number: 1513-0100.
    Type of Review: Extension without change of a currently approved 
collection.
    Title: Applications, Notices, and Relative to Importation and 
Exportation of Distilled Spirits, Wine, and Beer, Including Puerto Rico 
and Virgin Islands.
    Abstract: Beverage alcohol, industrial alcohol, beer, and wine are 
taxed when imported. The taxes on these commodities coming from the 
Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico are largely returned to these insular 
possessions. Exports are mainly tax-free. These documents ensure that 
proper taxes are collected and returned according to law.
    Affected Public: Private Sector: Businesses or other for-profits.
    Estimated Total Burden Hours: 180.

    OMB Number: 1513-0104.
    Type of Review: Extension without change of a currently approved 
collection.
    Title: Information Collected in Support of Small Producer's Wine 
Tax Credit (TTB REC 5120/11).
    Abstract: TTB collects this information to ensure proper tax 
credit. The information is used by taxpayers in preparing their returns 
and by TTB to verify tax computation. Recordkeepers are wine producers 
who want to transfer their credit to warehouse operators and the 
transferees who take such credit.
    Affected Public: Private Sector: Businesses or other for-profits.
    Estimated Total Burden Hours: 2,800.

Dawn D. Wolfgang,
Treasury PRA Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2013-01679 Filed 1-25-13; 8:45 am]
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