Standards for Pipe Tobacco and Roll-Your-Own Tobacco

Docket ID: TTB-2010-0004
Agency: Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB)
Parent Agency: Department of the Treasury (TREAS)

The Department of the Treasury and the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) intend to amend the TTB regulations with regard to the classification and labeling of pipe tobacco and roll-your-own tobacco for Federal excise tax purposes under the Internal Revenue Code of 1986. The purpose of this notice of proposed rulemaking is to propose regulatory amendments to clarify the existing statutory definitions and set forth objective product classification criteria to reduce possible revenue losses through misclassification of pipe tobacco and roll-your-own tobacco.

RIN: 1513-AB78
Impacts and Effects: None
CFR Citation: 27 CFR 40 and 41,27 CFR 44 and 45
Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
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Publication Period: Spring 2016
Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Proposed Rule
Major Rule: No
Legal Authorities: 26 U.S.C. 5702, 26 U.S.C. 7805
Legal Deadlines: None
Government Levels Affected: No
Federalism Implications: No
Unfunded Mandates: No
Requires Regulatory Flexibility Analysis: No
Small Entities Affected: No
International Impacts: No
Energy Effects: No
Included in Regulatory Plan: No
ActionDateFR Citation
ANPRM07/22/201075 FR 42659
ANPRM Comment Period End09/20/2010
Second ANPRM08/24/201176 FR 52913
Second ANPRM Comment Period End10/24/2011
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Related RINs: None
Related Dockets: None
Keyword(s): tobacco, pipe tobacco, excise taxes, tobacco products, roll-your-own
Type: Rulemaking

Primary Documents

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Comment Period Closed
Oct 24, 2011 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 07/22/2010
ID: TTB-2010-0004-0001
Comments Not Accepted
Proposed Rule
Posted: 08/24/2011
ID: TTB-2010-0004-0025

Supporting Documents

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Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 08/24/2011
ID: TTB-2010-0004-0026


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Comments Received*
Regulatory Timeline
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Proposed Rule
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Agency Contact
Amy R. Greenberg
202 453-2099
202 453-2334 (Fax)
1310 G Street NW., Box 12
Washington, DC 20005
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