Excise Tax Incentives

Companies in specific industries face the challenge of managing excise tax exposure without passing up not missing available exemptions and credits. Many federal excise taxes have complex compliance requirements. Certain exemptions are only available if registration requirements are met and specific documentation is maintained. Many credits and exemptions require a detailed analysis of distribution chains and tracking of item sales. Experience matters.

RSM provides excise tax consulting to help companies identify and control excise tax expense. We can assess the impact of the following excise taxes and help you reduce audit exposure and identify potential exemption or credit refund opportunities:

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