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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WSLCB Eliminates Online Tax Filing Fee

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 […]

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Washington Legislature Sends Direct-To-Consumer Bill To The Governor.

The Washington State Legislature passed a favorable direct-to-consumer shipment bill (ESB 6537), transitioning Washington from a reciprocal state to a permit state. This was done to ensure that our shipping privileges can be maintained without any Constitutional challenges in the future. With a wine shipper’s permit, wineries will be able to ship an unlimited amount […]

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