Title 15: Commerce and Foreign Trade
Subtitle B: Regulations Relating to Commerce and Foreign Trade (Continued)
CHAPTER VIII: BUREAU OF ECONOMIC ANALYSIS, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
PART 801: SURVEY OF INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN SERVICES BETWEEN U.S. AND FOREIGN PERSONS
801.8 - Miscellaneous.
(a) Required information not available. All reasonable efforts should be made to obtain information required for reporting. Every applicable question on each form or schedule should be answered. When only partial information is available, an appropriate indication should be given.
(b) Estimates. If actual figures are not available, estimates should be supplied and labeled as such. When a data item cannot be fully subdivided as required, a total and an estimated breakdown of the total should be supplied.
(c) Specify. When ?specify? is included in certain data items, the type and dollar amount of the major items included must be given for at least the items mentioned in the line or column instruction.
(d) Space on form insufficient. When space on a form is insufficient to permit a full answer to any item, the required information should be submitted on supplementary sheets, appropriately labeled and referenced to the item of column number and the form.
(e) Extensions. Requests for an extension of a reporting deadline will not normally be granted. However, in a hardship case, a written request for an extension will be considered provided it is received at least 15 days prior to the due date of the report and enumerates substantive reasons necessitating the extension.
(f) Number of copies. A single original copy of each form or schedule shall be filed with the Bureau of Economic Analysis. This should be the copy with the address label if such a labeled copy has been provided. In addition, each respondent must retain a copy of its report to facilitate resolution of problems. Both copies are protected by law; see ? 801.5.
(g) Other. Instructions concerning filing dates, where to send reports, and whom to contact concerning a given report are contained on each form.