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Drawback Tutorial

Identifying All Sources of Ethanol

TTB allows drawback of tax on all distilled spirits on which the federal excise tax was paid.  List all spirits eligible for drawback and their corresponding proof in box #2 on TTB Form 5154.1.

Within the ingredient section, all sources of ethanol must be listed separately along with the percent ethanol (v/v) or proof, the weight, and volume added to the formulation.  If your product does not contain alcohol on which drawback will be claimed, box 2 on the form should be blank.

Page last reviewed/updated: 09/04/2012