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TTB NEWSLETTER | Weekly News

November 6, 2015


IN THIS ISSUE

Greetings! We hope you had a golden and vibrant week! This week's top stories include an announcement about a recent OIC, a reminder of the value of TTB.gov/, an important tip regarding using the most recent version of TTB forms, and a list of the past week's top Scientific Services Division pages at TTB.gov/.

TTB ACCEPTS OFFER IN COMPROMISE FOR ALLEGED FIREARMS TAX VIOLATIONS

We recently accepted a $1,600,000 Offer in Compromise (OIC) from Diamondback Firearms, LLC, to resolve alleged violations of the Internal Revenue Code.  This OIC is the result of a TTB investigation that revealed that Diamondback Firearms, LLC, allegedly did not pay excise tax due on firearms that it sold.

To view the "Abstract and Statement" and to learn more about our civil enforcement actions, please visit our Field Operations Administrative Cases page.

USEFUL INFORMATION ON TTB.gov/

Our website, www.ttb.gov/, contains a wealth of information designed to assist industry members who are regulated by TTB to understand the rules and requirements associated with your business.

Here’s a sample of the pages you may want to visit and bookmark:

IMPORTANT TIP: ALWAYS USE THE MOST RECENT VERSION OF TTB FORMS

If you file hard copies of any TTB forms, please make sure you always use the current version of the form, which you can find on the TTB Forms page at TTB.gov/. We may return any form not submitted on a current approved form, which may delay processing.

How can you tell at a glance if you are using the current version? In the bottom left corner of all TTB forms, you'll find the form number as well as a date.  The form number and date must match the current version posted on the TTB Forms page. If the form that you are using does not match the current version on the TTB Forms page, then discard the old version and print or download the current version of the form.

IMPORTANT TIP: ALWAYS USE THE MOST RECENT VERSION OF TTB FORMS

We encourage you to check the TTB Forms page frequently to check for updated versions of TTB forms. You can bookmark the pages of your most frequently used forms so that you always have the latest version.

This information applies to paper versions of forms only, not to electronic versions of forms filed online through Permits Online, COLAs Online, Formulas Online, or Pay.gov/.

 

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