Florida direct-to-consumer (DTC) wine shipping rules and regulations

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Florida wine taxes, permits, and rules

What to know about shipping wine DTC in Florida
Last Updated:

08/01/2021

Permit

Permitting

DTC Permit Required: No

Permit Type: N/A

Permit Fee: N/A

Permit Expiration: N/A

Permit Bond: N/A

Permit Notes: N/A

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Sales tax

Transactional Tax Required: Sales Tax (Only wineries with total sales exceeding $100,000 in the previous calendar year)

Transactional Tax Type Rate: 6.000%

Local Sales Tax: Effective July 1, 2021, remote out-of-state retailers are required to collect, report, and remit sales and use tax, including any applicable local tax, on DTC sales shipped into the state if the retailer has made taxable remote Florida sales in excess of $100,000 over the previous calendar year.

Local Sales Tax Range: 0%-2%

Sales Tax on Shipping: Yes

Excise

Excise tax

Excise Tax(es) Collected: Excise Tax on Wine and Beverages

Wine Rates Range: $2.25-$3.00/gal

Shipping

Volume limits

Consumer Limit (Off-site): Unlimited

Consumer Limit (On-site): Unlimited

Per State Aggregate: Unlimited

Reporting

Returns

Required? Yes

Sales Tax: N/A

Use Tax: N/A

Excise Tax: Monthly by the 10th

Direct Shipment: Monthly by the 10th

Record Retention: At least 3 years

Requirements

Product Registration*

Product Restrictions: Wine may not be shipped in a container larger than 1 gallon.

Product Registration: N/A

Registration Fees: N/A

Labeling Requirements: Wine sold and shipped directly to consumers in Florida must be packaged in containers conspicuously labeled to indicate alcoholic contents and the signature of a person 21 years of age or older is required for delivery.

*Nearly all states have some kind of rule regarding how wine must be labeled when being shipped direct to consumer. Please check for the unique rule for your state.

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Additional information

Florida DOR site

Please note: Tax rates, rules, and regulations change frequently. Although we hope you'll find this information helpful, this page is for informational purposes only and does not provide legal or tax advice.

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Integrate with existing business systems

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