EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING ADMINISTRATION
ADVISORY SYSTEM
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
Washington, D. C. 20210
CLASSIFICATION

UI

CORRESPONDENCE SYMBOL

OWS DUIO

DATE

November 20, 2003

RESCISSIONS

None

EXPIRATION DATE

None

DIRECTIVE

:

ET HANDBOOK NO. 407, 4th EDITION

 

TO

:

ALL STATE WORKFORCE AGENCIES

 

FROM

:

CHERYL ATKINSON s/s
Administrator
Office of Workforce Security

 

SUBJECT

:

Revised ET Handbook No. 407, 4th Edition

 

  1. Purpose. To update the Tax Performance System (TPS) Operations Handbook.

  2. References. ET Handbook No. 407, 3rd Edition, Unemployment Insurance Program Letter (UIPL) No. 11-01, ET Handbook No. 407, UIPL No. 41-95, ET Handbook No. 407, Manual Transmittal Letter No. 1471, UIPL No. 6-96, and UIPL No. 06-97.

  3. Background. ET Handbook No. 407 was originally published in 1996, and it is updated every few years. The most recent edition was released February 8, 2001. The attached ET Handbook No. 407, 4th Edition, incorporates modifications such as: updated text, new examples, corrections to errors in sampling selection sizes, clarified instructions, and references to electronic registration and reporting by employers. Notes on revisions for each chapter are attached (Attachment 2). Changes will become effective January 1, 2004, and will apply to the 2004 Calendar Year TPS review.

  4. OMB Approval. ET Handbook No. 407 has been approved by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, OMB Approval No. 1205-0332, expiration date: December 31, 2005.

  5. Action Required. Administrators are requested to distribute this directive, Handbook and change notes to TPS reviewers and appropriate tax staff.

  6. Handbook Maintenance. ET Handbook 407, 3rd Edition is to be replaced by the new 4th Edition's chapters I through VIII.

  7. Attachments. Attachment I, Revised ET Handbook No. 407, 4th Edition, and Attachment II, Change Notes, ET Handbook No. 407, 4th Edition.