Title:Supplemental Form for Collecting Taxpayer Identifying Numbers, FNS-711.
Expiration Date:January 31, 2013.
Type of Request:Extension of a currently approved information collection.
Abstract:Section 31001(y) of the Debt Collection Improvement Act of 1996 (Pub. L. 104-134), codified at 31 U.S.C. 3325(d), requires Federal agencies to include the taxpayer identifying number (TIN) of all persons or organizations they pay whenever a request for payment is submitted to Federal payment officials. Departmental Regulation 2100-2 reflects the statutory provision at 31 U.S.C. 7701(c) which requires all individuals and entities doing business with USDA to furnish a TIN. The purpose of the Supplemental Form for Collecting Taxpayer Identifying Numbers is to comply with Federal law by enabling the Agency to legally obtain a TIN from all persons and organizations who are entered into a direct payment relationship with FNS.
Affected Public:Individuals and entities who enter into a direct payment agreement with FNS under any of the various nutrition and nutrition education programs administered by FNS.
Estimated Number of Respondents:800.
Number of Responses per Respondent:1.
Estimated Number of Annual Responses:800.
Estimated Time per Response:0.0833 hours.
Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents:67 hours.
Dated: November 20, 2012.
Administrator, Food and Nutrition Service.