There are a few exceptions, including: Guides to completing your tobacco tax return Effective January 1, 2018, there are restrictions on the import, possession, sale and delivery of cigarette filter components to tobacco manufacturers registered under the Act, except for any exemptions prescribed under the regulation.
Cigarette filter components are the raw materials used to create cigarette filters.
The report outlines some important lessons about how to effectively implement this policy measure to achieve the public health objectives of tobacco taxation, based on empirical evidence: And, I will add, international trade agreements, such as the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership, which is being negotiated by 14 countries (Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, the United States, and Vietnam), could help curb smoking globally if related public health measures adopted by participating countries are protected from the threat of litigation from the tobacco industry.
The report also warns countries against accepting the industry’s argument that illicit trade of tobacco products will thrive if taxes on tobacco products are increased.
To help persons who engage in the tobacco business with identifying persons authorized by the minister to sell and distribute tobacco products, the ministry maintains a list of persons registered under the Act, other than retail dealers.
Anyone can subscribe to email alerts to stay informed of changes to registrant status (e.g. To inquire about registering under the Act: Learn more about applications More information about registration requirements for raw leaf tobacco activities Before the minister issues you a permit, registration certificate or a designation, you may need to provide security through a surety bond or letter of credit.
Cigar wholesalers and manufacturers with direct sales to consumers must be designated as cigar tax collectors.
Tobacco tax collectors and registered importers who deal in cigars must also become cigar tax collectors.
Fines and penalties may apply if returns and payments are not received by the due date, are incomplete or tax is not remitted in full. Once you register with the Ministry of Finance the ministry will mail to you each month a personalized return.
You must complete this return, even if you did not have any activity during the reporting period. Please call the Ministry of Finance at 1‑866‑ONT‑TAXS (1‑866‑668‑8297).