UNCORKED IS MOVING!

We are moving to a new office. We will be closed July 19th and 20th for the big move. Come see us at 1104 Vine Street, Ste. A in Paso.

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TTB Excise Tax rates for 2018

Great news! The excise tax rates for wine have been reduced as of January 1st 2018. In addition, the alcohol content was raised from 14% to 16% to qualify for the lower tax rate! The tax rates are as follows: Wine under 16% alcohol Up to 30,000 gallons – $0.07 per gallon 30,001-130,000 gallons – […]

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Michigan Product Registration for DTC shipments

It has come to our attention the state of Michigan has continued cracking down on DTC sales and compliance. Recently, the state had an individual order a single bottle of wine from a winery’s website to be shipped into MI.  The winery shipped the wine under their MI DTC license, however, the carefully selected wine […]

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States Are Cracking Down

Many of you may have received notices or warnings from various states explaining they are more heavily enforcing their alcohol shipping laws. One of such states, Illinois, has been sending out the attached Informational Bulletin. If you have a license to ship to Illinois, you have nothing to worry about! If you don’t, we suggest […]

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TTB Due Date Reminder

We would like to take this opportunity to remind you of some important due dates that are rapidly approaching:   TTB Excise Tax Return – due 4/14/17 TTB Report of Wine Premises Operations – due 4/15/17 CA BOE Winegrower Tax Return (Quarterly Reporters)– due 04/15/17   If you want us to prepare your reports, please […]

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Upcoming Important Reminder Dates for October

We’d like to take this opportunity to remind those of you in the wine industry of some important due dates that are approaching very quickly: 10/14     TTB Federal Excise Tax Return 10/15     TTB Premise Operations Report 10/17     CA BOE Winegrower Tax Return 10/31     CA BOE Sales & Use Tax Return If you need assistance in […]

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Illinois License Fees Increase

Illinois has increased their license fees effective immediately.  The new fees are as follows: Non-Resident Dealer Permit – $350 Out-of-State Winery Shipper Permit – $350 Annual renewal fees – $250   If you need any assistance with a new Illinois license or renewing your current license, please let us know.

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PENNSYLVANIA NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR DIRECT WINE SHIPPER LICENSES

Wineries may now apply for a Direct Wine Shipper License from the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board, https://plcbplus.pa.gov/pub/Login.aspx. The license fee is $250 per year.  Wineries must also obtain a Sales Tax License from the PA Dept. of Revenue, https://www.pa100.state.pa.us/Registration.htm.   This new direct to consumer license allows each winery to ship up to 36 cases […]

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MAINTAINING COMPLIANCE IN A TTB-REGULATED INDUSTRY

  Your application has been approved – now what? In order to maintain compliance in a TTB-regulated industry, you may need to meet ongoing requirements, such as filing reports and paying federal excise taxes. We’ve created an online tool to guide you through the TTB requirements for your business operations and the information you need […]

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