- Wine < 17.259%: $2.25/gal
- Wine ≥ 17.259%: $3.00/gal
- Sparkling Wine: $3.50/gal
Limits per Winery
- Excise Tax:Monthly by the 10th
- Direct Shipment:Monthly by the 10th
- Record Retention:At least 3 years
- Wine may not be shipped in a container larger than 1 gallon.
Effective February 16, 2006, wineries may legally ship wine to consumers in Florida. A permit is not required and there are no quantity limits.
- There are 3 dry counties in Florida where direct wine shipments are prohibited.
- A container may not exceed 1 gallon.
- Once a winery ships to a FL consumer they are obligated to file a monthly report and remit excise taxes on direct wine shipments.
- Sales/Use taxes are to be reported and paid by the consumer.
- Wine Institute recommends that wineries enclose a copy of the sales tax form in their shipments to consumers
- Adult signature requirements such as those used in the FedEx and UPS wine shipping programs must be adhered to for all shipments.
States Enforce DTC RulesFebruary 6, 2020
The continued growth of the direct-to-consumer (DTC) sales channel means that states will continue to make DTC shipping laws a priority for enforcement in 2020. An increasing number of states are investigating DTC shipments and conducting compliance checks on direct shipper permit holders and common carriers. Wineries that ship directly to consumers outside of California … Read More ⟶
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Phone: (850) 487-1395
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