States Enforce DTC Rules

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 […]

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Minnesota to Begin Collecting Direct-to-Consumer Sales Tax Oct. 1, 2018

Update: In 2019 Minnesota amended its remote seller economic nexus law. Effective Oct. 1, 2019 Minnesota’s Small Seller Exception will require remote sellers to collect and remit sales tax if their total sales over the prior 12-month period total either 200 or more retail sales shipped to Minnesota or more than $100,000 in retail sales […]

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Impact of U.S. Supreme Court’s Sales Tax Ruling on DTC Wine Shipping

On June 21, 2018 the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Wayfair v. South Dakota that states may require online retailers to collect and remit sales taxes even if those retailers do not have a physical presence in that state. This ruling marks a victory for states, which can now tax remote sellers. Each state will […]

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Minnesota DTC Law Reminder

This is just a reminder that Minnesota is open for direct shipping. Wineries are not required to get a permit, and may ship, for personal use and not for resale, two cases of wine or less containing a maximum of nine liters per case each calendar year. The shipping container of any wine sent under this […]

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Minnesota is open to direct shipments by court order

This is just a reminder that Minnesota is open to direct shipments through a court order. Wineries are not required to get a permit, and my ship, for personal use and not for resale, two cases of wine or less containing a maximum of nine liters per case each calendar year. The shipping container of any […]

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