Recently published recurrence formulas for the calculation of overlap integrals (E. Oztekin, M. Yavuz, S. Atalay, J. Mol. Struct. (Theochem) 544 (2001) 69) are critically analyzed. It is demonstrated that the recurrence relations presented in this work are not original and they can easily be derived by means of a simple algebra from the formulas of our published paper (I.I. Guseinov, B.A. Mamedov, J. Mol. Struct. (Theochem) 465 (2001) 1). (C) 2003 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.