BOE-501-MIT (FRONT) REV. 1 (9-07)
STATE OF CALIFORNIA
SCHEDULE - MANUFACTURER/IMPORTER REPORT OF TOBACCO PRODUCTS DELIVERED OR SHIPPED INTO CALIFORNIA
(If additional space is needed, please photocopy the schedule before making entries or you may download a blank copy of this form at www.boe.ca.gov.) Please read instructions on back before preparing.
ACCOUNT NUMBER MANUFACTURER'S/IMPORTER'S NAME PERIOD DUE
BOARD OF EQUALIZATION
A DATE OF DELIVERY OR SHIPMENT
B NAME OF PURCHASER
C DISTRIBUTOR'S CA LICENSE NO. OR EXEMPT CODE
D INVOICE OR DOCUMENT NUMBER FOR DELIVERY OR SHIPMENT
E TYPE OF TOBACCO PRODUCT
F TOBACCO PRODUCT BRAND NAME
(Enter one brand per line)
G ROLL-YOUR-OWN TOBACCO
(Enter ounces per line)
H WHOLESALE COST OF TOBACCO PRODUCTS
Attach additional pages if necessary. Make a copy for your records.
BOE-501-MIT (BACK) REV. 1 (9-07)
INSTRUCTIONS - TOBACCO PRODUCTS SCHEDULE
The California State Board of Equalization (Board) is responsible for administering the Cigarette and Tobacco Products Tax Law, including
the distribution of untaxed tobacco products. Pursuant to Business and Professions Code, section 22979.24, every manufacturer or
importer is required to file a monthly report to the board in a manner specified by the board. Failure to comply with the requirements may
result in suspension or revocation of a license pursuant to the provisions set forth in section 30148 of the Revenue and Taxation Code.
Tobacco Products include, but are not limited to, all forms of cigars, smoking tobacco, chewing tobacco, snuff and any other articles or
products made of, or containing at least fifty percent (0.50) tobacco; but does not include cigarettes.
Wholesale Cost means the cost of tobacco products and samples, including the dollar value of samples, and the dollar value of any
manufacturer's discounts or trade allowances (Revenue and Taxation Code section 30017 and 30123).
For example, the wholesale cost of any manufactured tobacco product that is distributed in a taxable manner shall include all
manufacturing costs, the cost of raw material, including waste materials not incorporated into the final product, the cost of labor, any
direct and indirect overhead costs, the wholesale markup and any Federal Excise and/or US Custom's Taxes paid.
In addition to the price paid for the tobacco product, the wholesale cost of any tobacco product that is imported into this state directly
from outside the country shall include any Federal Excise or US Custom's Taxes paid.
Importer means any purchaser for resale in the United States of cigarettes or tobacco products manufactured outside of the United
States for the purpose of making a first sale or distribution within the United States.
Manufacturer means a manufacturer of cigarettes or tobacco products sold in this state.
PREPARATION OF SCHEDULE
Complete this schedule in full. Attach the schedule to your monthly tax return (BOE-501-TIM) and mail to the Excise Taxes Division,
State Board of Equalization, PO Box 942879, Sacramento, CA 94279-6069. Retain a copy for your files.
If more space is needed, you may copy this form or download a copy from our website at www.boe.ca.gov.
This report/schedule should include nontaxable sales of taxable tobacco products pursuant to Revenue and Taxation Code sections
30103 or 30105 (sales to Licensed Distributors), sales in Interstate or Foreign Commerce, sales to Common Carriers engaged in
Interstate or Foreign Passenger Service, sales to U.S. Military Exchanges and Commissaries, and/or sales to U.S. Veterans
Administration (Revenue and Taxation Code sections 30102, 30103.5, and 30105.5). Distributions of taxable tobacco products
pursuant to Revenue and Taxation Code section 30008 shall be reported on form BOE-501-CT, Tobacco Products Distributor Tax
LINE BY LINE INSTRUCTIONS
Column A. Column B. Column C. Enter date of the delivery or shipment of tobacco products into California. Enter the name of the purchaser. Enter the California license number (LD Q ET 90-XXXXXX) or enter the following codes for other sales: 100 Interstate and Foreign Commerce 200 - Common Carriers engaged in Interstate and Foreign Passenger Service 300 - United States Army, Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps or Coast Guard exchanges and commissaries and Navy or Coast Guard ships' stores and/or the United Sates Veterans' Administration 400 - Sales or transfer to law enforcement (requires prior authorization from the Board) Column D. Column E. Enter the invoice or document number associated with the delivery or shipment. Enter the number below that corresponds with the type of tobacco products delivered or shipped.
1. Snuff 2. Chewing Tobacco 3. Pipe Tobacco 4. Cigars 5. Roll-Your-Own 6. Other type of tobacco product
Column F. Column G. Column H.
Enter the tobacco product brand name. Enter the ounces only if the product was roll-your-own tobacco delivered or shipped. Enter the wholesale cost (including cents) of tobacco products delivered or shipped into California. Add the total wholesale cost for the reporting period and enter this amount on line 1A of form BOE-501-TIM.
If you wish additional information, please contact the State Board of Equalization, Excise Taxes Division, 450 N Street, P. O. Box 942879, Sacramento, CA 94279-0056, Telephone 800-400-7115.