- Expiration:1 yr from issue date
- State: 6.50%
- Local: Yes
- Tax on Shipping: Yes
- Required: Yes
- Table Wine: $.2292/liters
- Fortified Wine: $.4536/liters
Limits per Winery
- Required: Yes
- Sales Tax: Filing frequency based on annual tax liability
- Excise Tax: Monthly by the 20th (annual filing allowed under certain conditions)
- Record Retention: At least 3 years
- Not Required
- ONLY wines produced by the permittee may be sold and shipped to consumers
Effective July 1, 2006 wineries must have an approved permit and pay sales and excise tax. If a WA state winery has a Domestic Winery permit, nothing additional is required. If an out-of-state winery holds a Wine Certificate of Approval (COA), there is no fee and only an endorsement is required. Out-of-state wineries must have a COA. The fees for obtaining a COA to ship to consumers only are: $100 license fee + $19 application fee + $5 trade name fee.
- A wine shipper’s permit holder, a winery certificate of approval holder, or domestic winery who advertises or offers wine for direct shipment to customers within this state must clearly and conspicuously display the permit or license number in its advertising.
- Shipping container labeling must contain language that the package cannot be delivered to persons under 21 years of age or a person who appears intoxicated.
WSLCB Eliminates Online Tax Filing FeeNovember 7, 2011
The Washington State Liquor Control Board (WSLCB) has announced that businesses will no longer be charged a convenience fee to use the Online Tax and Reporting Payment System. As of, October 26, 2011 wineries, breweries and Washington retailers will not be charged a $1.00 convenience fee to file monthly tax reports and make tax payments … Read More ⟶