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Kentucky finally opens for DTC alcohol shipments, but with a catch

The Kentucky Legislature has approved administrative regulations authorizing out-of-state producers of beer, spirits, and wine to ship directly to consumers in Kentucky....Continued

Illinois further complicates tax compliance for wineries

Starting January 1, 2021, there will be new local sales tax collection obligations for out-of-state wineries that have economic nexus with Illinois. ...Continued

Kentucky to allow DTC shipments in 2021

Manufacturers can now pre-apply for a license to ship alcohol directly to consumers in Kentucky....Continued

Counting calories: TTB rulings provide more flexibility for alcohol labeling

The Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) recently issued two new labeling and advertising requirements for wine, distilled spirits, and malt beverages....Continued

Battles brew in Michigan and Ohio over DTC wine shipments by out-of-state sellers

Can states use the 21st Amendment to prevent out-of-state wineries or wine retailers from shipping directly to consumers in the state?...Continued

New tax requirements for out-of-state wineries shipping DTC in Texas

Out-of-state wineries shipping directly to consumers in Texas may have new franchise tax and local sales and use tax reporting requirements....Continued

Modernize your compliance game with Avalara AvaTax for Beverage Alcohol

Avalara AvaTax for Beverage Alcohol enables wineries, distilleries, breweries, and retailers to instantly calculate sales tax plus beverage alcohol-specific taxes....Continued

DTC shippers face new tax compliance challenges thanks to economic nexus laws

How has the U.S. Supreme Court ruling in South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc. affected DTC shippers of beer, wine, and spirits?...Continued

Louisiana releases updated guidance for wine direct shippers

There is new tax compliance information for out-of-state DTC wine shippers doing business in Louisiana. ...Continued

States where breweries, distilleries, retailers, and wineries can ship DTC

Where can you ship beer, wine, and spirits directly to consumers?...Continued