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January 5, 2018


IN THIS ISSUE

Greetings! This week's top news includes a reminder that annual excise tax returns are due soon, and announcements about the latest release of Formulas Online, and our recent notice requesting public comments for five TTB information collections.

REMINDER TO ANNUAL FILERS: 2017 EXCISE TAX RETURNS MUST BE FILED ON OR BEFORE JANUARY 12, 2018

Certain taxpayers are eligible to file a single excise tax return per year. This is a reminder that since the due date for annual returns falls on a Sunday in 2018, annual returns for tax year 2017 are due on or before Friday January 12, 2018.

For more information on eligibility and filing requirements, see the regulations at:

FORMULAS ONLINE 2.6 IS HERE

This latest release of Formulas Online improves beverage submission validations, adds in-line guidance for Drawback submissions, enhances the supersedes formula process, and more.

For details, check out What's New in Formulas Online 2.6.

PROPOSED INFORMATION COLLECTIONS; COMMENT REQUEST (NO. 67)

On January 2, 2018, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, we published in the Federal Register a notice requesting public comments on five existing TTB information collections (forms and recordkeeping requirements).  These information collections are:

  • 1513-0006, Applications--Volatile Fruit-Flavor Concentrate Plants, TTB F 5520.3 and TTB REC 5520/2.
  • 1513-0022, Annual Report of Concentrate Manufacturers and Usual and Customary Business Records--Volatile Fruit Flavor Concentrate, TTB F 5520.2 and TTB REC 5520/1.
  • 1513-0047, Distilled Spirits Records (TTB REC 5110/01) and Monthly Report of Production Operations, TTB F 5110.40 and TTB REC 5110/01.
  • 1513-0065, Wholesale Dealers Records of Receipt of Alcohol Beverages, Disposition of Distilled Spirits, and Monthly Summary Report, TTB REC 5170/2.
  • 1513-0135, Specific and Continuing Export Bonds for Distilled Spirits and Wine, TTB F 5100.25 and 5100.30.
To view the notice, all related supporting documents, and any comments received in response to this notice, go to Docket No. TTB–2018–0001 at Regulations.gov. To submit a comment electronically, use the Regulations.gov comment form for this notice.  To submit comments by postal mail or hand delivery, see the instructions in the notice.

 

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