Type of Review:Extension of a currently approved collection.
Affected Public:Individuals or households and business or other for-profit organizations.
Estimated Number of Respondents:53,490.
Estimated Number of Respondent:15 hours, 46 minutes.
Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours:834,979.
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 thecollection 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 thefunctions 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 becollected; (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection ofinformation on respondents, including through the use of automatedcollection 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: October 10, 2012.