27 CFR 53.140 - Registration.

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§ 53.140 Registration.

(a)General rule. Except as provided in § 53.141, tax-free sales under section 4221 of the Code may be made only if the manufacturer, first purchaser, and second purchaser, as the case may be, have registered as required by this section. To secure a Certificate of Registry, the applicant must furnish the information required in paragraph (b) of this section.

(b)Information to be submitted. Except as provided in § 53.141, any person who is eligible to sell or purchase articles free of a tax imposed by section 4181 of the Code and who has not registered with the Commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service prior to January 1, 1991 or with TTB in accordance with the provisions of this section shall, prior to making a tax-free sale or purchase, file TTB Form 5300.28, in duplicate, executed in accordance with the instructions contained on the reverse of TTB Form 5300.28. The person who receives an approved Certificate of Registry shall be considered to be registered for purposes of selling or purchasing articles tax free as provided in this section. In the case of a nonprofit educational organization, information shall be furnished showing that the organization is an educational organization described in section 170(b)(1)(A)(ii) of the Code that is exempt from income tax under section 501(a) of the Code, or is a school operated as an activity of an organization described in section 501(c)(3) that is exempt from income tax under section 501(a).

(c)Evidence required in support of tax-free sales. See § 53.131(c)(1) for evidence required in support of tax-free sales to purchasers who are required to be registered.

(d)Failure to register. If either the seller or purchaser is not registered as required by this section of the regulations, tax-free sales may not be made, except as indicated in § 53.141.

(e)Cross references.

(1) For exceptions to the requirement for registration, see section 4222(b) of the Code and § 53.141.

(2) For revocation or suspension of registration, see § 53.142.

[T.D. ATF-308, 56 FR 303, Jan. 3, 1991, as amended by ATF-447, 66 FR 19088, Apr. 13, 2001]

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United States Code

§ 4181 - Imposition of tax

§ 4182 - Exemptions

§ 4216 - Definition of price

§ 4217 - Leases

§ 4218 - Use by manufacturer or importer considered sale

§ 4219 - Application of tax in case of sales by other than manufacturer or importer

§ 4221 - Certain tax-free sales

§ 4222 - Registration

§ 4223 - Special rules relating to further manufacture

§ 4225 - Exemption of articles manufactured or produced by Indians

§ 6001 - Notice or regulations requiring records, statements, and special returns

§ 6011 - General requirement of return, statement, or list

§ 6020 - Returns prepared for or executed by Secretary

§ 6021 - Listing by Secretary of taxable objects owned by nonresidents of internal revenue districts

§ 6061 - Signing of returns and other documents

§ 6071 - Time for filing returns and other documents

§ 6081 - Extension of time for filing returns

§ 6091 - Place for filing returns or other documents

§ 6101 - Period covered by returns or other documents

§ 6102 - Computations on returns or other documents

§ 6103 - Confidentiality and disclosure of returns and return information

§ 6104 - Publicity of information required from certain exempt organizations and certain trusts

§ 6109 - Identifying numbers

§ 6151 - Time and place for paying tax shown on returns

§ 6155 - Payment on notice and demand

§ 6161 - Extension of time for paying tax

§ 6301 - Collection authority

§ 6302 - Mode or time of collection

§ 6303 - Notice and demand for tax

§ 6311 - Payment of tax by commercially acceptable means

§ 6402 - Authority to make credits or refunds

§ 6404 - Abatements

§ 6416 - Certain taxes on sales and services

§ 7502 - Timely mailing treated as timely filing and paying

§ 7805 - Rules and regulations