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A copy of the proposed information collection request (ICR) can be obtained by contacting the office listed below in the addressee section of this notice.
Data on the WOTC program is collected by the state workforce agencies (SWAs) using ETA Form 9058—Report 1, “Certification Workload and Characteristics of Certified Individuals, Work Opportunity Tax Credit” and provided to the Office of Workforce Investment, Washington, DC, through ETA's regional offices. (1) ETA Form 9058—Report 1 is a quarterly management report divided into two parts. Part I collects “Certification Workload” data and part II. collects “Characteristics of Certified Individuals.” The SWAs submit this report using the Internet-based Tax Credit Reporting System of the Enterprise Business Services System (EBSS). The data obtained from this report and from the other four administrative and processing forms (ETA Forms 9061-9063 and 9065) are
The Department of Labor is particularly interested in comments which:
• Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility;
• Evaluate the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used;
• Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and
• Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology,
Comments submitted in response to this comment request will be summarized and/or included in the request for Office of Management and Budget approval of the information collection request; they will also become a matter of public record.