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Tobacco

 
Tobacco Transition Payment Program

 

 
The Tobacco Transition Payment Program (TTPP), also called the "tobacco buy-out," helps tobacco quota holders and producers transition to the free market.

 
The Fair and Equitable Tobacco Reform Act of 2004 (P.L. 108-357), signed by President Bush on Oct. 22, 2004, ended the Depression-era tobacco quota program and established the TTPP. The program provides annual transitional payments for 10 years to eligible tobacco quota holders and producers. Payments began in 2005 and continue through 2014. Payments are funded through assessments of approximately $10 billion on tobacco product manufacturers and importers.

 
November 1, 2013 is the signup deadline for quota holders and producers to receive 2014 payments.

 
Tobacco Legislation

 

 

 
Reporting Contract Payments to IRS on Form 1099

 

 
Successor-In-Interest (SII)

 
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