|Submitted||Nov. 12, 2020|
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To Whom It May Concern:
Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:
Copies of all Form 8933 submitted in 2019.
A blank copy of the current year form is available here, for reference: https://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/f8933.pdf
Because the above search involves a discrete number of records filed during only one year, it should hopefully constitute a simple electronic search.
If you decide to withhold an exempt portion of any record, please release all other segregable parts. If you withhold any record or portion of a record, please specify which statutory exemptions are claimed for each withholding. Please describe each record withheld and the total number of records withheld.
As a representative of the news media I am only required to pay for the direct cost of duplication after the first 100 pages. Please waive any applicable fees. InsideClimate News is a nonprofit news media organization, and release of the requested information will inform the public and serve the public interest, specifically by illuminating an important tax incentive for a critical technology for reducing carbon dioxide emissions. If there are any search, review, or duplication fees greater than $100, please inform me before you fill the request.
As I am making this request as a journalist and this information is of timely value, I would appreciate your communicating with me by telephone, rather than by email, if you have questions regarding this request. I can be reached at 917-719-0671.
The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.
In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.
Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.
Hello Nicholas Kusnetz,
Please find attached our final response letter in reply to your FOIA for documents related to Form 8933.
Tax Law Specialist
Internal Revenue Service
1973 Rulon White Blvd., MS 7000
Ogden, UT 84404
Tel: (801) 620-2065
Fax: (855) 205-9334