19 CFR 11.2a - Release from Customs custody without payment of tax on cigars, cigarettes and cigarette papers and tubes.
TITLE 19 - CUSTOMS DUTIESCHAPTER I - BUREAU OF CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION, DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY; DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURYPART 11 - PACKING AND STAMPING; MARKING11.2a - Release from Customs custody without payment of tax on cigars, cigarettes and cigarette papers and tubes. Cigars, cigarettes, and cigarette papers and tubes may be released from Customs custody without payment of any applicable internal revenue tax upon presentation of the Customs entry or withdrawal form and three copies of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms Form 2145 (5200.11) or 3072 (5210.14), certified by the appropriate regional regulatory administrator, Bureau of Alcohol, and Tobacco and Firearms. The Customs officer shall complete the notice of release, retain one copy, send one copy to the regional regulatory administrator, and return one copy to the manufacturer. The release may not be made under a mail entry. See 145.13(b) of this chapter.[T.D. 78329, 43 FR 43454, Sept. 26, 1978]