Every manufacturer or importer of tobacco products, processed tobacco, or cigarette papers and tubes, and every export warehouse proprietor, shall make a true and accurate inventory at the time of commencing business, at the time of concluding business, and at such other times, in such manner and form, and to include such items, as the Secretary shall by regulation prescribe. Such inventories shall be subject to verification by any internal revenue officer.
26 U.S. Code § 5721. Inventories
1958—Pub. L. 85–859 substituted “manufacturer of tobacco products or cigarette papers and tubes” for “manufacturer of articles” and “internal revenue officer” for “revenue officer”, and inserted provisions to include export warehouse proprietors.
Amendment by Pub. L. 105–33 applicable to articles removed, as defined in section 5702(j) of this title, after Dec. 31, 1999, with transition rule, see section 9302(i) of Pub. L. 105–33, set out as a note under section 5701 of this title.