Requirements for Medium or Large Alcohol Fuel Plant Operations

        

TTB has approved your application as a medium or a large alcohol fuel plant (AFP). If it is required by your state, you should forward a copy of your permit to the appropriate state agency. You should also keep your permit and application on file at the permitted premises and available for examination by TTB officials.  For more information about requirements, including the life of an AFP permit, visit our Alcohol Fuel page.

As a permit holder, there are several federal laws and regulations you are required to meet, that include the following processes:

  • Gauging distilled spirits
  • Taking inventories
  • Maintaining records of your operations
  • Filing reports

You must notify us immediately of any change in name, address, ownership, management, or control of the business.

Medium Plants

You must notify us immediately if you intend to increase your production or receipts to a level in excess of 500,000—or decrease to a level of 10,000 or less—proof gallons of spirits per calendar year.

Large Plants 

You must notify us immediately if you intend to decrease your production or receipts to a level of 500,000 or below proof gallons of spirits per calendar year.




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Questions? For permits, filing, or taxes, contact the National Revenue Center using our online form or at 877-882-3277. For questions about label approval, contact the Alcohol Labeling and Formulation Division using this online form or at 866-927-2533.For a complete list of TTB contact information see our Contact Us page.

Page last reviewed January 16, 2015
Page last updated: April 27, 2018
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Requirements for Manufacturers of Tobacco Products

        

You have recently been issued your permit to manufacture tobacco products has recently been issued and you are ready to begin operations. It is important that you keep all approved documents at the factory premises readily available for examination by TTB officials.

Your permit is conditioned upon compliance with federal laws and regulations, as well as pertinent state and Internal Revenue Code laws. You will find the regulations and forms pertinent to manufacturers of tobacco products on our website at www.ttb.gov.

Below is additional information regarding filing monthly reports, excise tax returns, and TTB F 5630.5t, Special Tax Registration and Return.

 

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Questions? For more information contact the National Revenue Center using our online form or at 877-882-3277.For a complete list of TTB contact information see our Contact Us page.

Page last reviewed: May 29, 2015
Page last updated:April 27, 2018
Maintained by: National Revenue Center

Requirements for Tobacco Export Warehouse Operations

        

TTB has approved your permit to operate an export warehouse.  It is important that you keep all approved documents readily available for examination by TTB officials.

There are requirements that you must meet to maintain your business.  We are providing this information to help you meet these requirements.

 

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Questions? For more information contact the National Revenue Center using our online form or at 877-882-3277.For a complete list of TTB contact information see our Contact Us page.

Page last reviewed: May 29, 2015
Page last updated: April 27, 2018
Maintained by:National Revenue Center

Requirements for Tax-Free Registration Holders

        

TTB has approved your application to engage in the tax-free transaction categories for which you applied and qualified.  Your tax-free registration number is reflected in Item 10 and is effective on the date that your application is signed by the Director of the National Revenue Center (NRC) in Item 10(b).

The following information explains the requirements you must meet to maintain your business.

 

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Questions? For permits, filing, or taxes, contact the National Revenue Center using our online form or at 877-882-3277. For questions about label approval, contact the Alcohol Labeling and Formulation Division using this online form or at 866-927-2533.For a complete list of TTB contact information see our Contact Us page.

Page last reviewed: May 29, 2015
Page last updated: April 27, 2018
Maintained by: National Revenue Center