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

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New Hampshire wine taxes, permits, and rules

What to know about shipping wine DTC in New Hampshire
Last Updated:

08/01/2021

Permit

Permitting

DTC Permit Required: Yes

Permit Type: DTC Permit

Permit Fee: $100

Permit Expiration: 1 year from issue date

Permit Bond: N/A

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Sales tax

Transactional Tax Required: Percentage Mark-Up Required

Transactional Tax Type Rate: 8%

Local Sales Tax: No

Local Sales Tax Range: N/A

Sales Tax on Shipping: No

Excise

Excise tax

Excise Tax(es) Collected: Direct Shipper Fee

Wine Rates Range: 8% General

Shipping

Volume limits

Consumer Limit (Off-site): 12 cases (750 ml bottles) OR only 5 cases (1 liter bottles) annually

Consumer Limit (On-site): 12 cases (750 ml bottles) OR only 5 cases (1 liter bottles) annually

Per State Aggregate: 800 750 ml bottles or 66.67 cases annually (to sell more, must offer to sell a matching amount to the New Hampshire Liquor Commission)

Reporting

Returns

Required? Yes

Sales Tax: N/A

Use Tax: N/A

Excise Tax: Monthly by the 15th

Direct Shipment: Monthly by the 15th

Record Retention: At least 3 years

Requirements

Product Registration*

Product Restrictions: N/A

Product Registration: Not required

Registration Fees: N/A

Labeling Requirements: A direct shipper may ship directly to New Hampshire consumers over 21 years of age or licensees in packages 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.

Information

Additional information

New Hampshire 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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