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TTB Privacy Act Notice:

We provide this information to comply with Sections 3 and 7(b) of the Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C 552a(e)(3)):

1.      What is TTB’s authority to ask for this information?

We require this information under the authority of 26 U.S.C., Section 4222; 26 U.S.C. 5171(b), 5173, 5271(b), 5272, 5354, 5356, 5401, 5401(a), 5502(b), 5511(3), 5711 and 5712; 27 U.S.C. 204(c).  You must disclose this information to engage in any of the businesses regulated pursuant to the above described statutes.

2.      What is the purpose for this information collection?

You give this information to enable TTB to determine your eligibility, suitability, and/or qualifications to engage in a business regulated by TTB.

3.      How does TTB routinely use this information?

We use this information to make determinations for the purposes described in paragraph 2.  Also, we may disclose the information to other Federal, State, foreign, and local law enforcement, or regulatory agency personnel to verify information in your application where such disclosure is not prohibited by law.

We may disclose the information to the Justice Department if it appears that the furnishing of false information may constitute a violation of Federal law.

Finally, we may disclose the information to members of the public to verify information in your application where such disclosure is not prohibited by law.

4.      What happens if I do not supply the information TTB requests?

If you do not supply complete information, we may be prevented from making an informed judgment as described above.  If you fail to supply the necessary information it may cause us to delay, deny or disapprove your application.

5.      How might TTB disclose my Employer Identification Number (EIN) or Social Security Number (SSN)?

Pursuant to the statutes above, we are authorized to solicit this information.  We use these numbers to identify an individual or business.  Your disclosure of these numbers is voluntary.  If you do not supply these numbers, your application may be delayed.


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