2044 Federal Register / Vol. 69, No. 8 / Tuesday, January 13, 2004 / Notices
other Federal agencies to take this Estimated Number of Responses: opportunity to comment on proposed
opportunity to comment on proposed 253,007,121. and/or continuing information
and/or continuing information Estimated Time Per Response: Varies. collections, as required by the
collections, as required by the Estimated Total Annual Burden Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995,
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Hours: 124,459,980. Public Law 104–13 (44 U.S.C.
Public Law 104–13 (44 U.S.C. The following paragraph applies to all 3506(c)(2)(A)). Currently, the IRS is
3506(c)(2)(A)). Currently, the IRS is of the collections of information covered soliciting comments concerning Form
soliciting comments concerning Forms by this notice: 1041 and related Schedules D, J, and K–
W–2, W–2c, W–2AS, W–2GU, W–2VI, An agency may not conduct or 1, U.S. Income Tax Return for Estates
W–3, W–3c, W–3cPR, W–3PR, and W– sponsor, and a person is not required to and Trusts.
3SS. respond to, a collection of information DATES: Written comments should be
unless the collection of information received on or before March 15, 2004 to
DATES: Written comments should be
displays a valid OMB control number. be assured of consideration.
received on or before March 15, 2004 to
Books or records relating to a collection
be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments
of information must be retained as long
ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Robert M. Coar, Internal Revenue
as their contents may become material
to Robert M. Coar, Internal Revenue Service, room 5244, 1111 Constitution
in the administration of any internal
Service, room 5244, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224.
revenue law. Generally, tax returns and
Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224. tax return information are confidential, FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: as required by 26 U.S.C. 6103. Requests for additional information or
Requests for additional information or Request for Comments: Comments copies of the form and instructions
copies of the forms and instructions submitted in response to this notice will should be directed to Carol Savage at
should be directed to Carol Savage at be summarized and/or included in the Internal Revenue Service, room 6407,
Internal Revenue Service, room 6407, request for OMB approval. All 1111 Constitution Avenue NW.,
1111 Constitution Avenue NW., comments will become a matter of Washington, DC 20224, or at (202) 622–
Washington, DC 20224, or at (202) 622– public record. Comments are invited on: 3945, or through the Internet at
3945, or through the Internet at (a) whether the collection of information CAROL.A.SAVAGE@irs.gov.
CAROL.A.SAVAGE@irs.gov. is necessary for the proper performance SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
of the functions of the agency, including Title: U.S. Income Tax Return for
Title: W–2 (Wage and Tax Statement), whether the information shall have Estates and Trusts (Form 1041), Capital
W–2c (Corrected Wage and Tax practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the Gains and Losses (Schedule D),
Statement), W–2AS (American Samoa agency’s estimate of the burden of the Accumulation Distribution for Certain
Wage and Tax Statement), W–2GU collection of information; (c) ways to Complex Trusts (Schedule J), and
(Guam Wage and Tax Statement), W– enhance the quality, utility, and clarity Beneficiary’s Share of Income,
2VI (U.S. Virgin Islands Wage and Tax of the information to be collected; (d) Deductions, Credits, etc. (Schedule K–
Statement), W–3 (Transmittal of Wage ways to minimize the burden of the 1).
and Tax Statements), W–3c (Transmittal collection of information on OMB Number: 1545–0092.
of Corrected Wage and Tax Statements), respondents, including through the use Form Number: 1041 and related
W–3PR (Informe de Comprobantes de of automated collection techniques or Schedules D, J, and K–1.
other forms of information technology; Abstract: IRC section 6012 requires
Retencion), W–3cPR (Transmision de
and (e) estimates of capital or start-up that an annual income tax return be
Comprobantes de Retencion
costs and costs of operation, filed for estates and trusts. The data is
Corregidos), and W–3SS (Transmittal of
maintenance, and purchase of services used by the IRS to determine that the
Wage and Tax Statements).
to provide information. estates, trusts, and beneficiaries filed the
OMB Number: 1545–0008.
Approved: January 7, 2004. proper returns and paid the correct tax.
Form Number: Forms W–2, W–2c, W– Current Actions: There are no changes
2AS, W–2GU, W–2VI, W–3, W–3c, W– Robert M. Coar,
being made to the form at this time.
3cPR, W–3PR, and W–3SS. IRS Reports Clearance Officer. Type of Review: Extension of a
Abstract: Employers report income [FR Doc. 04–711 Filed 1–12–04; 8:45 am] currently approved collection.
and withholding information on Form BILLING CODE 4830–01–P Affected Public: Business or other for-
W–2. Forms W–2AS, W–2GU and W– profit organizations and individuals.
2VI are variations of Form W–2 for use Estimated Number of Respondents:
in U.S. possessions. The Form W–3 DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY 3,496,119.
series is used to transmit W–2 series Estimated Time Per Respondent: 117
forms to the Social Security Internal Revenue Service hours, 38 minutes.
Administration. Forms W–2c, W–3c and Estimated Total Annual Burden
W–3cPR are used to correct previously Proposed Collection; Comment
filed Forms W–2, W–3, and W–3PR. Request for Form 1041 and Related
The following paragraph applies to all
Individuals use Form W–2 to prepare Schedules D, J, and K–1
of the collections of information covered
their income tax returns. AGENCY: Internal Revenue Service (IRS), by this notice:
Current Actions: There are no changes Treasury. An agency may not conduct or
being made to these forms at this time. ACTION: Notice and request for sponsor, and a person is not required to
Type of Review: Extension of a comments. respond to, a collection of information
currently approved collection. unless the collection of information
Affected Public: Business or other for- SUMMARY: The Department of the displays a valid OMB control number.
profit organizations individuals, or Treasury, as part of its continuing effort Books or records relating to a
households, not-for-profit institutions, to reduce paperwork and respondent collection of information must be
farms, and Federal, state, local or tribal burden, invites the general public and retained as long as their contents may
governments. other Federal agencies to take this become material in the administration
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