(a)Shipments other than noncommercial mail shipments. The taxpayer must ensure that the tax has been prepaid on the tobacco products and cigarette papers and tubes in each shipment. The taxpayer must identify the tobacco products or cigarette papers or tubes by including on the bill of lading or similar record accompanying the shipment the following information:
(1) The marks and numbers on the shipping containers;
(2) The number of containers to be shipped;
(3) The kind of taxable article(s) to be shipped and the rate of tax applicable to each kind of article, as specified in §§ 41.30 through 41.35;
(4) The number of small cigarettes, large cigarettes, or small cigars to be shipped;
(5) The number and total sale price of large cigars having a sale price of not more than $235.294 per thousand before April 1, 2009, or a sale price of not more than $763.222 per thousand on and after April 1, 2009, to be shipped;
(6) The number of large cigars having a sale price of more than $235.294 per thousand before April 1, 2009, or a sale price of more than $763.222 per thousand on and after April 1, 2009, to be shipped;
(7) The pounds and ounces of chewing tobacco or snuff to be shipped;
(8) The pounds and ounces of pipe tobacco or roll-your-own tobacco to be shipped;
(9) The number of cigarette papers or tubes to be shipped;
(10) The amount of the tax paid for each kind of article under this subpart;
(11) The name and address of the consignee in the United States to whom the products are to be shipped; and
(12) A notation identifying the particular TTB F 5000.25 by which the taxes were prepaid.
(b)Noncommercial mail shipments. Noncommercial mail shipments of tobacco products and cigarette papers and tubes to the United States are exempt from the requirements of paragraph (a) of this section, except that the taxpayer must provide a copy of the TTB F 5000.25 upon the request of an appropriate TTB officer.
(Approved by the Office of Management and Budget under control number 1513-0108)