Compli Beverage Blog

02/16
2018

TTB releases revised Report of Wine Premises Operations

Just in time for the February 15th due date, TTB posted a new version of the Report of Wine Premises Operations on their website. As we reported in January, the revised form was necessary to report the new excise tax classes that were established in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. The new 5120.17 form, […]

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02/15
2018

TTB updates training resources

TTB often participates in industry seminars and conferences to provide training and industry updates, as well as conducting their own webinars and seminars. For those of you in the industry that can’t make it to the conferences or webinars, TTB shares their training and presentation PowerPoints with the industry via their website. These can be […]

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02/15
2018

Colorado Department of Revenue adds eFiling option

Electronic filing is available for Direct Ship Excise Returns for Wine Direct Shipper Permittee Accounts The Colorado Department of Revenue encourages e-filing and use of Revenue Online to submit additional documentation whenever possible. The CO DOR recently upgraded their free online tax filing system Revenue Online to allow winery-direct shipper permittees to file and manage their winery-direct shipper tax […]

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01/31
2018

eCompli Product Updates for 1/31/2018

We deployed a new version of the eCompli Portal tonight. Included in the most recent update are enhancements to Licenses, Product Registrations, Projects and Reports. Licenses Connecticut Direct Ship Surety Tax Bond – Updated Bond Amount depends on Annual Production Products Product Registration Screen (Client & Admin) Enhance license status message on Reg screen if […]

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01/25
2018

TTB to release revised Report of Wine Premises Operations

Ever since Congress passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, we and our customers have been waiting to hear from TTB on how they will implement the different provisions of the new law. TTB released initial guidance on how to report excise taxes two weeks ago, but that left several puzzle pieces missing. One of […]

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01/21
2018

What to expect from TTB during the government shutdown

Update 1/23/2018: The government is now back open and TTB is back to work, at least for 3 more weeks. Update 1/22/2018: TTB’s website has been updated with information about the cessation of operations. The post below has been revised to reflect the new information that Permits Online, Formulas Online, and COLAs Online will be […]

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01/18
2018

California ABC: No infusions for you!

The California ABC released an advisory yesterday that outlines some basic answers to questions about cannabis for licensees that sell beverage alcohol products. The advisory, titled “Cannabis and Alcoholic Beverages”, uses a Frequently Asked Questions format to answer questions about what’s permissible for alcohol licensees now that California’s new cannabis law (the Medicinal and Adult-Use […]

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01/14
2018

TTB issues preliminary guidance on federal excise tax changes

In a flurry of activity at the end of the year, Congress passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, and the President signed the bill on December 22nd. As we explained last month, the new law includes significant reductions in federal excise taxes for most suppliers of beverage alcohol. These tax changes became […]

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01/12
2018

Come see us at DTC and Unified

It’s tradeshow season! We’re really excited about attending both the DTC Wine Symposium in Concord next week and the Unified Wine & Grape Symposium in 2 weeks. If you’re going to be at either one of them, drop us a line or stop by to say hi. We always love seeing current customers and learning […]

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01/02
2018

Missouri direct shipping annual returns must be filed online

Effective for the 2017 annual reporting period, the Missouri Wine Direct Shipper Annual Report must be filed online. Paper returns will not be accepted unless an amendment is needed after an electronic submission has been made. Missouri will utilize the same online system for Direct Shippers as they do for Outstate Solicitors and Brand Labels. If you […]

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