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

It feels like everyone is ordering wine online. Does Indiana permit DTC wine shipping? Find out and learn wine tax rates and rules for your state.

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Indiana wine taxes, permits, and rules

Last Updated:

08/01/2021

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Permit

Licensing

DTC License Required: Yes

License Type: DTC Permit

License Fee: $100-$500

License Expiration: June 30 of each year

License Bond: No

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Sales tax

State Sales Tax: Yes

State Sales Tax Rate: 7.000%

Local Sales Tax: No

Sales Tax on Shipping: Yes

Excise

Alcohol tax

Excise Tax for Out-of-State Direct Wine Sellers: $0.47–$2.68/gal

Shipping

Volume limits

Consumer Limit: 24 cases per year per consumer

Per State Aggregate: 5,000 cases per calendar year

Reporting

Returns

Required? Yes

Sales Tax: Quarterly by the 30th

Use Tax: N/A

Excise Tax: Monthly by the 20th

Direct Shipment: Monthly by the 20th

Record Retention: At least 3 years

Requirements

Product requirements*

Product Restrictions: Only wines produced or bottled by the permittee may be sold and shipped to consumers.

Product Registration: N/A

Registration Fees: N/A

Product Requirements: Wine sold and shipped directly to consumers in Indiana 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.

Information

Additional information

Indiana 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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