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

CLASSIFICATION

UI

CORRESPONDENCE SYMBOL

OWS OIS DUIO

ISSUE DATE

October 3, 2002

RESCISSIONS

None

EXPIRATION DATE

October 31, 2004

ADVISORY

:

UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE PROGRAM LETTER NO. 01-03

 

TO

:

ALL STATE WORKFORCE AGENCIES

 

FROM

:

GRACE A. KILBANE
Administrator
Office of Workforce Security

 

SUBJECT

:

Form ETA 581, Contribution Operations

  1. Purpose. To announce the extension of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval of Form ETA 581, Contribution Operations.

  2. Background. The Contribution Operations report (ETA 581) is a comprehensive report of each stateís unemployment insurance tax operations and is essential in providing quarterly tax operations performance data. ETA 581 data are used in monitoring and measuring program performance and in making projections and forecasts in conjunction with the budgetary process.

  3. OMB Approval. The reporting requirements for Form ETA 581 are approved by OMB according to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 under OMB Approval No. 1205-0178, which expires on August 31, 2005. Respondentís obligation to reply to these reporting requirements are required to obtain or retain benefits (SSA 302(a)). NOTE: State agencies are not required to respond to this collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number.

  4. Disclosure Statement. Public reporting for this collection of information is estimated to average 8.5 hours per response, including the time for reviewing instructions, searching existing data sources, gathering and maintaining the data needed, and completing and reviewing the collection of information. Send comments regarding this burden estimate or any other aspect of this collection, including suggestions for reducing this burden to the U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Workforce Security, Room S-4231, Washington, D. C. 20210 (Paperwork Reduction Project 1205-0178).

  5. Action Required. State Administrators are requested to provide the above information to appropriate staff.

  6. Attachment. Facsimile of Form ETA 581 displaying current expiration date.