An Update on Federal Issues: ATF and Contraband Cigarettes

CDA has become aware that the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) has begun to enforce more aggressively a decades old law known as the Trafficking in Contraband Cigarettes and Smokeless Tobacco Act. This can affect all distributors, but especially those which have a cash and carry business operated from their warehouses, branches, offices, […]

2018 Tobacco Products Rate

THE CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF TAX AND FEE ADMINISTRATION HAS POSTED THE 2018 OTP RATE EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2018 AT 62.78% ON THEIR WEBPAGE. THEY WILL BE SENDING A FORMAL NOTICE IN MID MAY.