Form 4506-C, IVES Request for Transcript of Tax Return

ICR 202209-1545-001

OMB: 1545-1872

Federal Form Document

IC Document Collections
ICR Details
1545-1872 202209-1545-001
Received in OIRA 202205-1545-012
Form 4506-C, IVES Request for Transcript of Tax Return
Revision of a currently approved collection   No
Regular 09/16/2022
  Requested Previously Approved
36 Months From Approved 03/31/2023
15,370,941 18,263,857
14,141,266 12,803,169
53,798,294 0

Internal Revenue Code section 7513 allows taxpayers to request a copy of a tax return or related products. Form 4506-C is used to permit the cleared and vetted Income Verification Express Service (IVES) participants to request tax return information on the behalf of the authorizing taxpayer.

US Code: 26 USC 7513 Name of Law: Reproduction of returns and other documents
   US Code: 26 USC 6103 Name of Law: Confidentiality and disclosure of returns and return information

Not associated with rulemaking

  87 FR 36378 06/16/2022
87 FR 57022 09/16/2022

  Total Request Previously Approved Change Due to New Statute Change Due to Agency Discretion Change Due to Adjustment in Estimate Change Due to Potential Violation of the PRA
Annual Number of Responses 15,370,941 18,263,857 0 -263,857 -2,629,059 0
Annual Time Burden (Hours) 14,141,266 12,803,169 0 3,178,438 -1,840,341 0
Annual Cost Burden (Dollars) 53,798,294 0 0 53,798,294 0 0
Miscellaneous Actions
Changing Forms
The Form 4506-C is being submitted for the following revisions based on Taxpayer First Act (TFA) for 2023 implementation: • Add IVES participant number; • Add IVES client name and contact information; • Add optional Field Unique Identifier; • Provide a clearer separation of requesting tax transcripts (line 6) vs informational transcripts (line 7); • Updated signature requirement for each taxpayer; • Add checkbox for electronically signed forms; • Add checkbox for forms authorized by Authorized Representatives Additionally, IRS is making an administrative change to move the Form 4506-T from being approved under OMB control 1545-1872 to 1545-2154.

Elizabeth Deleon 773 800-7010


On behalf of this Federal agency, I certify that the collection of information encompassed by this request complies with 5 CFR 1320.9 and the related provisions of 5 CFR 1320.8(b)(3).
The following is a summary of the topics, regarding the proposed collection of information, that the certification covers:
    (i) Why the information is being collected;
    (ii) Use of information;
    (iii) Burden estimate;
    (iv) Nature of response (voluntary, required for a benefit, or mandatory);
    (v) Nature and extent of confidentiality; and
    (vi) Need to display currently valid OMB control number;
If you are unable to certify compliance with any of these provisions, identify the item by leaving the box unchecked and explain the reason in the Supporting Statement.

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