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Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives

[Federal Register: July 17, 2002 (Volume 67, Number 137)]
[Page 47035]
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Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms

Proposed Collection; Comment Request

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 Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms 
within the Department of the Treasury is soliciting comments concerning 
the Claim for Drawback of Tax on Cigars, Cigarettes, Cigarette Papers 
and Cigarette Tubes.

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before September 16, 
2002 to be assured of consideration.

ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco 
and Firearms, Linda Barnes, 650 Massachusetts Avenue, NW., Washington, 
DC 20226, (202) 927-8930.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or 
copies of the form(s) and instructions should be directed to Tom Crone, 
Chief, Regulations Division, 650 Massachusetts Avenue, NW., Washington, 
DC 20226, (202) 927-8210.

    Title: Claim for Drawback of Tax on Cigars, Cigarettes, Cigarette 
Papers and Cigarette Tubes.
    OMB Number: 1512-0117.
    Form Number: ATF F 5620.7 (2147).
    Abstract: ATF 5620.7 (2147) documents that cigars, cigarettes, 
cigarette papers and tubes were shipped to a foreign country, Puerto 
Rico, the Virgin Islands or a possession of the United States and that 
the tax was already paid on these tobacco articles. ATF F 5620.7 (2147) 
is the claim form that a person who paid the tax on the articles uses 
to file for a drawback or refund for the tax that has already been 
    Current Actions: There are no changes to this information 
collection and it is being submitted for extension purposes only.
    Type of Review: Extension.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 288.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 144.

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.

    Dated: July 5, 2002.
William T. Earle,
Assistant Director (Management) CFO.
[FR Doc. 02-17998 Filed 7-16-02; 8:45 am]