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

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

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New Jersey wine taxes, permits, and rules

Last Updated:

08/01/2021

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Permit

Permitting

DTC Permit Required: Yes

Permit Type: DTC Permit

Permit Fee: $938

Permit Expiration: 1 year from issue date

Permit Bond: Yes

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Sales tax

State Sales Tax: Yes

State Sales Tax Rate: 6.625%

Local Sales Tax: No

Sales Tax on Shipping: Yes

Excise

Alcohol tax

Alcohol Beverage Tax: $0.875/gal

Notes: $1.50/gal for pomace brandy 

Shipping

Volume limits

Consumer Limit: Limit of 12 nine-liter cases per person per year

Per State Aggregate: Unlimited

Reporting

Returns

Required? Yes

Sales Tax: See Other

Use Tax: N/A

Excise Tax: Bimonthly by the 15th

Direct Shipment: Annually by March 20

Record Retention: At least 3 years

Requirements

Product requirements*

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

Product Registration: Labels approved for wholesale distribution are also approved for direct-to-consumer sales.

Label renewals due on November 30 annually.

Registration Fees: $23 per label

Product Requirements: N/A

*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 Jersey 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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