Author: Olivia Leigh, Director of Alcoholic Beverage Licensing

12/04
2018

Announcing the All New Wholesale Laws for Wineries Site

Earlier this year, we announced that Wine Institute and Compli collaborated to bring the industry up-to-date information and resources on Direct to Consumer compliance rules. Today, we are very proud to announce the launch of the Wholesale Laws for Wineries portal that provides state-by-state compliance information for wineries that sell through the three-tier system. This […]

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11/20
2018

When TTB Accomplishes Their Goals, We All Win

The Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) recently released their strategic plan for the next fives years. Since what TTB does impacts everyone in the alcohol beverage industry, it’s useful to understand where they want to be in 2022. In order to identify their goals and their operating environment, TTB conducted environmental scans, […]

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03/07
2018

How to Claim the New TTB Tax Credits for Wine Stored at a Bonded Wine Cellar

Practical guidance for Industry Circular 2018-1 Last week, TTB released Industry Circular 2018-1, which gives wineries the temporary ability to remove wine tax paid from a bonded wine cellar (BWC, also commonly referred to as a third party warehouse or bonded wine warehouse), as if it was still on the winery’s premise. The significance of […]

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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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12/11
2017

Major tax relief for alcohol suppliers could be coming very soon

Senate Republicans came one step closer to overhauling the U.S. tax system last week, when they passed significant tax reform legislation (HR 1 – the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act) in the wee hours of the morning. Now, the House and Senate must race to combine their differing tax bills and garner a signature from […]

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10/16
2017

Guide: How to get relief from TTB if you experienced damage from Northern California wildfires

What a difficult and tragic week it has been for everyone impacted by the Northern California fires.  Though Compli’s offices are located about four hours south of the fires, we are acutely aware of the devastating losses have impacted our families, friends, colleagues, and communities. One remote team member in Northern California evacuated temporarily, but so far […]

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