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

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

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Minnesota wine taxes, permits, and rules

Last Updated:

08/01/2021

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Permitting

DTC Permit Required: No

Permit Type: N/A

Permit Fee: N/A

Permit Expiration: N/A

Permit Bond: N/A

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Sales tax

State Sales Tax: Remote sellers that have 100 or more retail sales shipped into Minnesota or 10 or more retail sales shipped into Minnesota that total more than $100,000 during a period of 12 consecutive months.

State Sales Tax Rate: 6.875%

Local Sales Tax: Yes

Local Sales Tax Range: 0%–1.5%

Sales Tax on Shipping: Yes

Excise

Alcohol tax

There are no additional alcohol taxes collected on DTC wine shipments in Minnesota.

Shipping

Volume limits

Consumer Limit: Two cases per person annually

Per State Aggregate: Unlimited

Reporting

Returns

Required? No

Sales Tax: Monthly by the 18th

Use Tax: N/A

Excise Tax: Monthly by the 18th

Direct Shipment: N/A

Record Retention: N/A

Requirements

Product requirements*

Product Restrictions: None

Product Registration: Not required

Registration Fees: None

Product Requirements: The shipping container of any wine sent under this section must be clearly marked "Alcoholic Beverages: Adult signature (over 21 years of age) required."

*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

Minnesota 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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