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A New Era of Concrete Masonry

It’s time to put block back on top, and the Concrete Masonry Checkoff is here to make that a reality. In 2021, a majority of concrete block producers made the game-changing decision to implement a national, mandatory checkoff that would exist for one reason: to drive demand for concrete masonry products.

As of April 1, 2023 all concrete block producers are required by law to pay one penny per block sold to the Concrete Masonry Checkoff Board, consisting of concrete block producers from across the United States, for use to directly combat misperceptions around block on a national scale, while tackling local issues on a regional level. Investing these fractional funds now will pay huge dividends down the road.

Tax Status of the CMPB

According to the Department of Commerce, “The IRS does not assign EIN s to instrumentalities of the Federal government, but instrumentalities are generally exempt from all forms of taxation.”

UPDATED: Quarterly Assessment Report Form

You must complete a separate form for each plant that has a unique Employer Identification Number (EIN)

Checkoff Information Sheet

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An overview of the checkoff (what it is, how it will support the industry, how can positively impact producers and contractors).

FAQs for

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This series of FAQs covers how assessments are used, which units are included/ excluded from the program, as well as auditing, reporting and invoicing processes.

Sample Customer Letter

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A sample letter to customers, explaining the checkoff and what to expect moving forward.

Note: The text of this letter can be copied, pasted and modified then sent on your company's letterhead.

Sample Invoice Mockups

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Invoice mockups to show how the checkoff could be reflected/acknowledged.

NOTE: For reference only, not to be used as a template.