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Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau

Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau

Alcohol and tobacco tax and trade bureau

■ Introduction

The Homeland Security Act of 2002, which created the Department of Homeland Security, also created the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) within the Treasury Department on January 24, 2003. The TTB’s authority to regulate and collect revenue from the alcohol and tobacco industries had been within the Treasury Department’s Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms (ATF) since 1972. The Homeland Security Act also transferred the ATF’s law enforcement functions relating to firearms, explosives, and arson to the Justice ...

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