Wineries that hold a South Dakota Direct Wine Shipper license are reminded that their first quarterly report must be filed with the South Dakota Department of Revenue on or before April 15. Additionally, excise and sales tax payments are due at this time. Direct shippers are required to file their reports, sales tax returns and pay the required taxes electronically through EPath, the department’s online platform.
The direct shipper report and sales tax return must be filed even if no shipments were made during the reporting period. There will be strict enforcement of the reporting deadline by the Department and paper or emailed reports will not be accepted. Instructions for how to file the direct shipping report and sales tax return are available on the South Dakota page of the Wine Institute website under Relevant Documents.