Illinois Direct-to-Consumer Permit Applications Available

The Illinois Direct-to-Consumer Permit applications are now available on the Wine Institute website. Beginning June 1, 2008 wineries will be required to have an “Out-of-State Winery Shipper’s License,” file reports, obtain a bond and pay sales and excise tax in order to ship wine to consumers in Illinois. Wineries with a valid Shipper’s License issued […]

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Governor of Illinois Signs HB-429

The Governor of Illinois signed HB-429 on October 3, 2007. The bill transitions Illinois from a reciprocity state to a permit state for direct-to-consumer wine shipments. HB 429 will become effective on June 1, 2008. Wineries with an approved permit will be able to ship 12 cases to a consumer and required to pay sales […]

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