[Federal Register Volume 64, Number 158 (Tuesday, August 17, 1999)]
[Notices]
[Pages 44779-44780]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 99-21298]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

August 6, 1999.

    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 
2110, 1425 New York Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20220.

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before September 16, 
1999 to be assured of consideration.

Internal Revenue Service (IRS)

    OMB Number: 1545-0003.
    Form Number: IRS Forms SS-4 and SS-4PR.
    Type of Review: Extension.
    Title: Application for Employer Identification Number (SS-4); and 
Solicitud de Numero de Identificacion Patronal (EIN) (SS-4PR).
    Description: Taxpayers required to have an identification number 
for use on any return, statement, or other document must prepare and 
file Form SS-4PR (Puerto Rico only) to obtain a number. The information 
is used by the IRS and the SSA in tax administration and by the Bureau 
of the Census for business statistics.
    Respondents: Business or other for-profit, Individuals and 
households, Not-for-profit institutions, Farms, Federal Government, 
State, Local or Tribal Government.
    Estimated Number of Respondents/Recordkeepers: 2,419,064.
    Estimated Burden Hours Per Respondent/Recordkeeper:   

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                                                    Form SS-4   Form SS-
                                                       (in      4PR (in
                                                     minutes)   minutes)
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Recordkeeping.....................................          7          7
Learning about the law or the form................         22         25
Preparing the form................................         46         46
Copying, assembling, and sending the form to the           20         20
 IRS..............................................
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    Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    Estimated Total Reporting/Recordkeeping Burden: 3,846,692 hours.
    OMB Number: 1545-0091.
    Form Number: IRS Form 1040X.
    Type of Review: Extension.
    Title: Amended U.S. Individual Income Tax Return.
    Description: Form 1040X is used by individuals to amend an original 
tax return to claim a refund of income taxes, pay additional income 
taxes, or designate $3 to the Presidential Election Campaign Fund. The 
information is needed to help verify that the individual has correctly 
figured his or her income tax.
    Respondents: Individuals or households, Business or other for-
profit, Farms.
    Estimated Number of Respondents/Recordkeepers: 2,929,311.
    Estimated Burden Hours Per Respondent/Recordkeeper:

Recordkeeping............................  1 hr., 19 min.
Learning about the law or the form.......  28 min.
Preparing the form.......................  1 hr., 11 min.
Copying, assembling, and sending the form  35 min.
 to the IRS.
 

    Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    Estimated Total Reporting/Recordkeeping Burden: 10,369,761 hours.

    OMB Number: 1545-0127.
    Form Number: IRS Form 1120-H.
    Type of Review: Extension.
    Title: U.S. Income Tax Return for Homeowners Associations.
    Description: Homeowners associations file Form 1120-H to report 
income, deductions, and credits. The form is also used to report the 
income tax liability of the homeowners association. The IRS uses Form 
1120-H to determine if the income, deductions, and credits have been 
correctly computed. The form is also used for statistical purposes.
    Respondents: Business or other for-profit, Individuals or 
households.
    Estimated Number of Respondents/Recordkeepers: 112,311.
    Estimated Burden Hours Per Respondent/Recordkeeper:

Recordkeeping..........................  11 hr., 29 min.
Learning about the law or the form.....  5 hr., 20 min.
Preparing the form.....................  13 hr., 12 min.
Copying, assembling, and sending the     2 hr., 9 min.
 form to the IRS.
 

    Frequency of Response: Annually.
    Estimated Total Reporting/Recordkeeping Burden: 3,611,922 hours.

    OMB Number: 1545-1467.
    Form Number: IRS Forms 9779, 9779(SP), 9783, 9783(SP), 9787, 
9787(SP), 9789, 9789(SP), and 12252.
    Type of Review: Extension.
    Title: Electronic Federal Tax Payment System (EFTPS).
    Description: Enrollment is vital to the implementation of the 
Electronic Federal Tax Payment System (EFTPS). EFTPS is an electronic 
remittance processing system that the Service will use to accept 
electronically transmitted federal tax payments. This system is a 
necessary outgrowth of advanced information and communication 
technologies.
    Respondents: Individuals or households, Business or other for-
profit, State, Local or Tribal Government.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 4,471,000.
    Estimated Burden Hours Per Respondent: 20 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: On occasion, Quarterly.
    Estimated Total Reporting Burden: 1,490,019 hours.

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    Clearance Officer: Garrick Shear, Internal Revenue Service, Room 
5571, 1111 Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20224.
    OMB Reviewer: Alexander T. Hunt, (202) 395-7860, Office of 
Management and Budget, Room 10202, New Executive Office Building, 
Washington, DC 20503.
Lois K. Holland,
Departmental Reports, Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 99-21298 Filed 8-16-99; 8:45 am]
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