27 CFR 40.202 - Reports.
(a) Monthly report. Every manufacturer of tobacco products shall make a report on Form 5210.5, in duplicate, for each month and for any portion of a month during which he engages in such business. Such report shall be made regardless of whether any operations or transactions occurred during the month or portion of a month covered therein. The report for a month or portion of a month in which business is commenced or is concluded shall be conspicuously marked “Commencing Report” or “Concluding Report,” respectively. The original of the report shall be submitted to the appropriate TTB officer not later than the 20th day of the month succeeding the month covered therein, and the duplicate shall be retained by the manufacturer. Each report shall show, for the period covered, the total quantity of tobacco products:
(2) Received in bond,
(3) Received by return to bond,
(4) Disclosed by inventory as an overage,
(5) Removed subject to tax,
(6) Removed in bond,
(7) Otherwise disposed of without determination of tax,
(8) Disclosed by inventory as a shortage, and
(9) On hand, in bond, beginning of and end of month.
(b) Report of processed tobacco. In addition to complying with the requirements set forth in this part relating to the reporting of tobacco products, a manufacturer of tobacco products that is required to obtain authorization to engage in another business within the factory under §§ 40.47(b) and 40.72(b) must also make and submit reports as prescribed in § 40.522.