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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

A compliance checklist for beverage alcohol business acquisitions

Understand the differences between the three basic types of acquisition projects within the beverage alcohol business, and the compliance challenges that come with each one. ...Continued

Chicago closes loophole, taxes remote DTC wine sales starting July 2020

In a significant departure from prior policy, wineries must collect Chicago liquor tax on sales made directly to consumers with a Chicago address....Continued

New sales tax rules for wine shipped directly to Louisiana consumers

Starting July 1, 2020, Louisiana will enforce a new sales tax collection requirement for out-of-state wineries with economic nexus with Louisiana....Continued

New York may allow distilleries to obtain DTC licenses

If the bill passes, it would authorize direct intrastate and interstate shipment of liquor and create a new DTC license for distilleries that allows direct shipments to consumers via common carrier. ...Continued