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Preparing Returns - File Returns and Reports with TTB: Helpful Hints and Tip



This page offers quick tips and helpful hints in completing common tasks or reporting required information. Be sure to check out our Glossary if you run across any unfamiliar terms.

Let TTB help simplify the process for filing required tax returns and operational reports:

All TTB Forms

Complex and Popular TTB Forms

These hints and tips can help you complete some of our more popular forms. For more information about forms or a complete listing of all TTB forms see the forms main page.

Operational Reports Tutorials

These tutorials guide you through the various form fields. You may also conveniently file these reports electronically using Pay.gov.

  • 5110.11 – Monthly Report of Storage Operations
  • 5110.28 – Monthly Report of Processing Operations
  • 5110.40 – Monthly Report of Production Operations
  • 5110.43 – Monthly Report of Processing (Denaturing) Operations
  • 5120.17 – Report of Wine Premises Operation
  • 5130.9 – Brewer's Report of Operations
  • 5620.8b – Claim -- Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau Taxes

Smart Forms User Guide

This guide gives a description of the functionality and step by step instructions for completing smart form TTB F 5000.24sm - Excise Tax Form. The smart form capabilities include calculations, mandatory field prompts, and prevention of incorrect entries. Download the TTB Smart Form User Guide.

Instructions and Samples

View samples of completed bond forms and reports.

Drawback Tutorial

This step-by-step guide demonstrates how to accurately complete TTB Form 5154.1. Guidelines for submissions of nonbeverage product formulas to the TTB Laboratory and sample calculations for items 9 & 10 are provided for the most common types of submissions. Go to the Drawback Tutorial.

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Submitting a Form

  • Please follow the instructions on each form because address and contact information varies.
  • Most forms must be submitted to the National Revenue Center, 550 Main Street, Room 8970, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202, complete with signature and date.
  • Tax return forms must be remitted according to the instructions on the form.
  • Puerto Rico Operations forms must be submitted to TTB Puerto Rico Operations, Ste. 310, Torre Chardon, 350 Carlos Chardon Ave., San Juan, PR 00918.
  • Mailing address for TTB Headquarters or for submitting comments only about a form is Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau, 1310 G Street, NW, Box 12, Washington, DC 20005.


If you have questions or need assistance with forms, contact us at toll free at 877-882-3277 or send us a message using our National Revenue Center Contact Form. You may comment on a form (information collection) at any time via mail. Please direct your correspondence to:

Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau 
Regulations and Rulings Division 
1310 G Street, NW, Box 12 
Washington, DC 20005

Last reviewed: August 19, 2013
Last updated: April 3, 2021
Maintained by: Office of Communications