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

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Nebraska wine taxes, permits, and rules

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

08/01/2021

Permit

Permitting

DTC Permit Required: Yes

Permit Type: DTC Permit

Permit Fee: $500

Permit Expiration: April 30 of each year

Permit Bond: N/A

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Sales tax

Transactional Tax Required: Sales tax

Transactional Tax Type Rate: 5.5%

Local Sales Tax: Yes

Local Sales Tax Range: 0%–2%

Sales Tax on Shipping: Yes

Excise

Excise tax

Excise Tax(es) Collected: Direct Shipper Tax

Wine Rates Range: $0.95/gal

Shipping

Volume limits

Consumer Limit (Off-site): Nine liters per person per month

Consumer Limit (On-site): Nine liters per person per month

Per State Aggregate: Unlimited

Reporting

Returns

Required? Yes

Sales Tax: Annually by January 20

Use Tax: N/A

Excise Tax: Annually by January 25

Direct Shipment: Annually by January 25

Record Retention: At least 3 years

Requirements

Product Registration*

Product Restrictions: N/A

Product Registration: Only brands identified on the direct shipping application may be direct shipped to Nebraska residents.

Direct shippers must notify their Nebraska wholesalers of the brands they intend to sell directly to consumers.

Registration Fees: N/A

Labeling Requirements: All holders of shipping licenses shipping alcoholic liquor shall affix a conspicuous notice in 16-point type or larger to the outside of each package of alcoholic liquor shipped within or into the State of Nebraska, in a conspicuous location, stating, “Contains alcohol: Signature of person 21 years of age or older 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

Nebraska 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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