- Required: Yes
- Fee: $25
- Expiration:1 yr from issue date
- See Alert
- Required: Yes
- Wine: $1.75/gal
Limits per Winery
- Excise Tax:Semi-annual by the 10th
- Direct Shipment:Semi-annual by the 10th
- Record Retention: At least 3 years
- ONLY wines manufactured by the permittee on the winery premises may be sold and shipped to consumers
Wineries must have a valid direct shipping permit in order to ship to consumers in Iowa. The annual permit fee is $25. In addition, direct shippers must remit excise tax and file direct shipment reports. The bond requirement is eliminated, effective Aug. 18, 2022.
Beginning January 1, 2019, Iowa requires remote sellers, including out-of-state wineries, to collect Iowa state sales tax and applicable local option sales tax on sales shipped to consumers in Iowa, if they have $100,000 or more in gross revenue from Iowa sales during a calendar year. Effective July 1, 2019, the 200 or more separate sales transactions threshold for remote sellers is eliminated.
- Permit applications must be submitted via Iowa’s elicensing website.
- Effective July 1, 2015, direct shipping reports are to be filed semi-annually instead of monthly. The semiannual reporting periods are based on the calendar year, rather than the dates (June 10 and Dec. 10) referenced in HB 638.
- All containers of wine shipped directly to a resident of this state shall be conspicuously labeled with the words CONTAINS ALCOHOL: SIGNATURE OF PERSON AGE 21 OR OLDER REQUIRED FOR DELIVERY or shall be conspicuously labeled with alternative preapproved wording.
Iowa removes Bond Requirement for DTCOctober 20, 2022
The Iowa Alcoholic Beverages Division (ABD) has eliminated the bond requirement for a wine direct shipper permit in its online licensing system pursuant to alcoholic beverage legislation (SF 2347) signed into law earlier this year. The removal of the bond requirement became effective on Aug. 18, 2022 and makes it easier for wineries to apply … Read More ⟶