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Industry Circulars

Over the years TTB and its predecessor agencies have issued "Industry Circulars" to help industry members understand and comply with applicable laws and regulations.

  • 2018-7 - Industry Compliance with Trade Practice Laws and Regulations
  • 2018-2 - Expansion of Allowable Changes to Approved Alcohol Beverage Labels
  • 2008-3 - Non-Compliant Flavored Malt Beverages
  • 2006-1 - Impact of the U.S. / EU Wine Agreement on Certificates of Label Approval for Wine Labels with a Semi-generic Name or Retsina
  • 2004-3 - Alcohol and Tobacco Export Documentation Procedures
  • 2000-1 - Importation of Previously Exported Tobacco Products and Cigarette Papers and Tubes
  • 1993-12 - Exemption from Mandatory Age Statements for Grappa Brandy (27 C.F.R. 5.40 (b))
  • 1992-2 - Bottling of Bulk Imported Beer
  • 1990-4 - Increase in Federal Excise Tax on Alcoholic Beverages, Tobacco Products, and Imported Perfumes
  • 1987-3 - Change in Place of Filing Alcohol, Tobacco and Certain Firearms Tax Returns, Claims and Related Documents
  • 1986-4 - Gauging Imported Spirits
  • 1986-5 - Gray Market (Parallel) Imports
  • 1986-14 - Procedure for Obtaining Label Approvals for Imported Liqueurs, Cordials, Flavored Spirits and Distilled Gins
  • 1982-2 - Imported Sake
  • 1982-12 - Questions and Answers on Unlawful Trade Practices Under the Federal Alcohol Administration Act
  • 1981-2 - Pricing (Alcohol Pricing Type Transactions Under the FFA Act)
  • 1980-4 - Alternate Approval Procedures for Distinctive Liquor Bottles
  • 1979-7 - Distilled Spirits Labels: Labeling Requirements with Respect to Metric Standards of Fill
  • 1978-6 - Voluntary Disclosure Policy
  • 1978-8 - Wine Labels: Labeling Requirements with Respect to Both Metric Standards of Fill and Statements of Sugar Content for Late Harvest-Type Wines
  • 1978-9 - Shipment of Samples for Laboratory Analysis
  • 1977-8 - Use of Descriptive Terms on Wine Labels
  • 1977-14 - Domestic Spirits Transferred to Customs Bonded Warehouse under 26 U.S.C. 5066(a)
  • 1977-18 - Ginseng in Alcoholic Beverages
  • 1976-1 - Distinguishing Cigars from Cigarettes
  • 1976-4 - Recordkeeping Requirements Pertaining to "Salesman’s Samples" or Distilled Spirits
  • 1976-7 - Alcoholic Beverage Advertising in Airline Inflight, Hotel Inroom Magazines and Similar Publications
  • 1975-2 - Approval of Distinctive Liquor Bottles
  • 1975-13 - Standard of Identity for Tequila
  • 1975-16 - Unlawful Trade Practices at Ballparks, Racetracks and Stadiums
  • 1975-20 - Contracts to Purchase Alcoholic Beverages
  • 1975-21 - Publication of Administrative Actions Taken by ATF
  • 1974-11 - Environmental Responsibilities
  • 1972-37 - Industry Compliance with Applicable Laws and Regulations
  • 1971-7 - Protection of Names of Bourbon Whiskey and Certain French Brandies
  • 1970-13 - Filing of Export Forms Covering Direct Exportations
  • 1969-8 - Error On Form 1582 (Rev. 2-69)
  • 1963-22 - Packaging Of A Single Cigar
  • 1961-45 - Notice On Packages of Cigars
  • 1959-1 - Mark On Packages of Cigars Taxpaid by Return
  • 1959-49 - Certificates of Origin And Identity For Wines Exported In Bulk From Countries Prior To Shipment To The United States
  • 1958-10 - Recordkeeping Requirements Applicable to Certain Sales Activities
  • 1958-13 - Importation of Samples of Alcoholic Beverages
Page last reviewed/updated: 05/23/2012

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