- Required: Yes
- Fee: $938
- Expiration:1 yr from issue date
- Tax on Shipping:Yes
- Required: Yes
- Wine: $.875/gal
Limits per Winery
- 12 cases per person per year
- Sales Tax: Quarterly by the 20th
- Excise Tax: Bi-Monthly by the 15th
- Direct Shipment: Annually by March 20th
- Record Retention: At least 3 years
Label Registration Required
- Labels approved for wholesale distribution are also approved for direct-to-consumer
- $23 per label
- Label renewals due on November 30th annually
- ONLY wines produced by the permittee may be sold and shipped to consumers
Direct Shipping allowed only by a winery producing not more than 250,000 gallons annually that has a valid New Jersey Out-of-State Winery License.
- Licensees cannot produce more than 250,000 gallons of wine per year and cannot own, either in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, any interest in a winery that produces more than 250,000 gallons per year.
- Out-of-state corporations must establish nexus in New Jersey in order to hold a NJ direct shipper’s license, and are subject to additional taxes, fees and filing requirements.
- Must register with the Secretary of State and name a “Registered Agent” in the State of New Jersey.
- As of 9/26/16, all wine shippers will be charged the $938 fee for new licenses and renewals as required by statute.
Wineries producing more than 250,000 gallons annually are prohibited from shipping to New Jersey consumers.
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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 ⟶