IRC §5741. Records to be maintained

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Every manufacturer of tobacco products, processed tobacco, or cigarette papers and tubes, every importer, and every export warehouse proprietor shall keep such records in such manner as the Secretary shall by regulation prescribe. The records required under this section shall be available for inspection by any internal revenue officer during business hours.

(Aug. 16, 1954, ch. 736, 68A Stat. 715; Pub. L. 85–859, title II, §202, Sept. 2, 1958, 72 Stat. 1423; Pub. L. 89–44, title V, §502(b)(9), June 21, 1965, 79 Stat. 1 ; Pub. L. 94–455, title XXI, §2128(c), Oct. 4, 1976, 90 Stat. 1921; Pub. L. 111–3, title VII, §702(a)(3), Feb. 4, 2009, 123 Stat. 108.)

Amendments

2009—Pub. L. 111–3 inserted “, processed tobacco,” after “tobacco products”.

1976—Pub. L. 94–455 inserted reference to importers, struck out “or his delegate” after “Secretary”, and provided that the required records be available for inspection by any internal revenue officer during business hours.

1965—Pub. L. 89–44 struck out reference to every dealer in tobacco materials.

1958—Pub. L. 85–859 substituted “tobacco products or cigarette papers and tubes, every warehouse proprietor, and every dealer” for “articles and dealer”, and “such manner” for “such form”.

Effective Date of 2009 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 111–3 effective Apr. 1, 2009, see section 702(a)(6) of Pub. L. 111–3, set out as a note under section 5702 of this title.

Effective Date of 1965 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 89–44 applicable on and after January 1, 1966, see section 701(d) of Pub. L. 89–44, set out as a note under section 5701 of this title.

Effective Date of 1958 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 85–859 effective Sept. 3, 1958, see section 210(a)(1) of Pub. L. 85–859, set out as an Effective Date note under section 5001 of this title.