Information Return Burden Survey, tax year 2021


OMB #1545-2212

The Information Return Burden Survey is an important project that can benefit all information document issuers.

We hear from third party information document issuers that preparing and providing information returns (such as Forms 1099‑INT, 1098, and 5498), are time consuming and expensive. We are conducting a survey of randomly selected information document issuers to learn more about those costs.

Your answers will help us estimate the amount of time and money all issuers spend preparing information documents, submitting them to the IRS, and providing them to taxpayers. We also use this information to learn how to reduce information document filing compliance burden. All information provided will be used for research purposes only and participation is voluntary. We estimate that it will take 15 to 20 minutes to complete the survey.

If you received an invitation letter, please click below to take the survey.

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