Other Tobacco Products (OTP)

Tax & Reporting Requirements

Wholesalers, distributors, and retailers who purchase OTP from unlicensed sources are required to first obtain a Cigarette and Tobacco license by submitting a completed Form TC-69, Utah State Business and Tax Registration application with the minimum $500 bond.

These wholesalers, distributors, and retailers are also required to collect and remit all tobacco taxes on the products purchased. This is reported quarterly on the TC-553, Tobacco Products Tax Return, and accompanying schedules. The TC-553 is filed electronically using Taxpayer Access Point.

Retailers who purchase cigarettes and/or OTP with cigarette and/or tobacco taxes paid by the seller are not required to remit any additional tobacco taxes.

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