[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 97 (Monday, May 20, 2013)]
[Page 29433]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-11836]



Internal Revenue Service

Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 8801

AGENCY: Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.


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 8801, Credit For Prior Year Minimum Tax--Individuals, Estates and 

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before July 19, 2013.

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

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or 
copies of the form and instructions should be directed to, Katherine 
Dean (202) 622-3186, Internal Revenue Service, Room 6242, 1111 
Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224, or through the Internet 
at [email protected].

    Title: Credit For Prior Year Minimum Tax--Individuals, Estates and 
    OMB Number: 1545-1073.
    Form Number: 8801.
    Abstract: Form 8801 is used by individuals, estates, and trusts to 
compute the minimum tax credit, if any, available from a tax year 
beginning after 1986 to be used in the current year or to be carried 
forward for use in a future year.
    Current Actions: Lines 26 and 27 of Part II and all of Part IV have 
been deleted to reflect the expiration of the refundable portion of the 
credit per IRC 53(e); PL 109-432, sec 402(a). The title for Part II and 
the text of line 25 have also been revised. All references to the 
refundable portion of the minimum tax credit have been removed from the 
    Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 12,914.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 86,137.
    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: May 14, 2013.
R. Joseph Durbala,
IRS Reports Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2013-11836 Filed 5-17-13; 8:45 am]