27 CFR 25.286 - Claims for remission of tax on beer lost in transit between breweries.
(a) Filing of claim. Claims for remission of tax on beer lost in transit between breweries of the same ownership shall be prepared on Form 2635 (Form 5620.8) by the brewer or the brewer's authorized agent and submitted with the Form 5130.9 of the receiving brewery for the reporting period in which the shipment is received. When the loss is by casualty, the claim will be submitted with the Form 5130.9 for the reporting period in which the loss is discovered. When, for valid reason, the required claim cannot be submitted with Form 5130.9, the brewer shall attach a statement to Form 5130.9 stating the reason why the claim cannot be filed at the time and stating when it will be filed. A claim will not be allowed unless filed within 6 months of the date of the loss.
(b) Information to be shown. The claim will show the following information:
(1) The date of the shipment;
(2) The quantity of beer lost (number and size of packages and their equivalent in barrels), and the rate(s) of tax at which the beer would have been removed for consumption or sale;
(3) The percent of loss;
(4) The specific cause of the loss;
(5) The nature of the loss (leakage, breakage, casualty, etc.);
(6) Information as to whether the claimant has been indemnified by insurance or otherwise in respect to the tax, or has any claim for indemnification; and
(7) For losses due to casualty or accident, statements from the carrier or other persons having personal knowledge of the loss, if available.