CONTACTS FOR THE REGULATIONS AND RULINGS DIVISION


Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau Regulations and Rulings Division

1310 G Street, NW, Suite 200 East Washington, DC 20220


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For specific subject matters see e‐mail addresses below.


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GENERAL CATEGORY SUBJECT MATTER EXAMPLES EMAIL ADDRESS


Tobacco


Firearms and Ammunition Excise Tax (FAET)

Freedom of

  • Tobacco operations and tax classification

    determinations under 27 CFR part 40;

  • Importation of tobacco under 27 CFR 41;

  • Exportation of tobacco under 27 CFR part 44; and

  • Industry circulars, procedures, and rulings.

  • Firearms and ammunition tax payments;

  • Tax‐free and tax‐exempt sales under 27 CFR part 53; and

  • Industry circulars, procedures, and rulings.

  • Questions on the Freedom of Information Act


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    Federal Alcohol

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  • Labeling and advertising regulations for wine, distilled spirits, and malt beverages under FAA Act (27 CFR parts 4, 5, and 7);

    Administration Act (FAA Act)


    Wine operations

    • FAA Act trade practices (27 CFR parts 6, 8, 10, and 11);

    • FAA Act permits (27 CFR part 1); and

    • Industry circulars, procedures, and rulings.

    • Winery operations under 27 CFR part 24;

    • Alternate method applications under part 24;

    • New treatment applications under part 24;

    • Petitions for new grape designations under 27 CFR part 4; and

    • Industry circulars, procedures, and rulings.

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      American viticultural

      areas (AVAs)

      • AVA program (27 CFR part 9)

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      Brewery operations


      Distilled spirits operations


      Industrial alcohol

    • Brewery operations under 27 CFR part 25;

    • New adjunct applications under part 25; and

    • Industry and circulars, procedures, and rulings.

    • Distilled spirits plant operations under 27 CFR parts 19, 29, and 30;

    • Alternate method applications under 27 CFR parts 17, 18, or 19; and

    • Industry circulars, procedures, and rulings.

    • Alcohol fuel or alcohol fuel plant operations under 27 CFR parts 19, 29, and 30;

    • Drawback from manufacturing of nonbeverage


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      products (MNBP) under 27 CFR part 17;


      Exportation of alcohol


      Importation of alcohol


      Alcohol imports from Puerto Rico


      General inquiries

  • Tax‐free alcohol under 27 CFR part 22;

  • Specially denatured alcohol (SDA) and completely denatured alcohol (CDA) under

    27 CFR parts 20 and 21;

  • Establishment of standard effective tax rates under 27 CFR part 27; and

  • Industry circulars, procedures, and rulings.

  • Export regulations for all alcohol under 27 CFR part 28; and

  • Industry circulars, procedures, and rulings.

  • Import regulations for all alcohol under 27 CFR part 27; and

  • Industry circulars, procedures, and rulings.

  • Import regulations for all alcohol manufactured in Puerto Rico under 27 CFR part 26; and

  • Industry circulars, procedures, and rulings. All other inquiries regarding the Government Warning Statement (27 CFR part 16), cross

commodity questions, or regulatory issues with


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general applicability. For more information see Web pages for the National Revenue Center, the Advertising, Labeling, and Formulations Division, and the International Trade Division.