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Treasury Seeks Comments on Alcohol and Tobacco Trade Information Collections

Monday, December 26, 2011
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The Treasury Department’s Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau is requesting public comments no later than Feb. 27, 2012, on the following information collections.

• Form 5620.7, Claim for Drawback of Tax on Tobacco Products, Cigarette Papers and Cigarette Tubes – This form documents that cigars, cigarettes and cigarette papers and tubes were shipped to a foreign country, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands or a possession of the United States and that the tax has been paid on these tobacco articles. It is also the claim form that a person who paid the tax on the articles uses to file for a drawback or refund for the tax that was paid.

• Form 5200.14, Taxable Articles without Payment of Tax – The tobacco manufacturer or export warehouse proprietor is liable for the tax on tobacco products until execution of the certification by U.S. Customs and Border Protection or an authorized receiving officer on this form, which indicates verification of export or bonded transfer.

• Form 5110.30, Drawback on Distilled Spirits Exported – The information collected on this form provides a uniform format for determining that taxes have already been paid. The form details specific operations and accounts for taxable commodities.

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