Compli Beverage Blog

04/01
2019

Weekly Digest | Prop 65, NJ DTC, Napa Lawsuits, Interprovincial Booze Rules, Wine Shipping Discrepancies

In this week’s digest, we review Prop 65 and how to stay compliant after last year’s changes. We take a look at laws that limit consumer choices in New Jersey and revisit an ongoing legal battle in Napa. There is hope that Canada will be loosening their interprovincial booze rules and there is speculation on […]

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03/24
2019

Weekly Digest | TTB’s Extension, Down to Earth Month, UT & KS Eliminate 3.2% Law, MN Grape Source Requirements, New OR Legislation

In this week’s digest, we highlight TTB’s extended comment period for proposed rulemaking and celebrate Wine Institute’s Down to Earth Month. Kansas and Utah lift the 3.2% restriction in convenience stores, and both Minnesota and Oregon are ironing out legislation for grape growing and labeling restrictions. TTB Extends the Comment Period for the Alcohol Beverage Labeling […]

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03/18
2019

Weekly Digest | Unintentional Tax Implications, TTB Investigations, OR Amendment, Wine Labeling, TTB Awards

In this week’s digest, we explore how wineries might unintentionally become subject to state tax obligations and a law firm looks into TTB’s increasing number of settlements. A new Oregon amendment could lead to restrictive wine production standards and the TTB is pressured by consumer groups to include more information on wine bottles. Lastly, two […]

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03/08
2019

Weekly Digest | New FL Tax Laws, SVB Survey, Winery DTC Legislation, OK Tax Requirements

In this week’s digest, we explore Florida’s new proposed remote sales tax laws, the SVB’s annual survey, the difference between DTC wine shipping legislation and litigation in the courts, and how Oklahoma clarifies their tax requirements. Florida Wants to Tax Remote Sales and Marketplace Sales Starting July 1, 2019There are only two states without remote […]

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03/08
2019

Oklahoma Eliminates DTC Bond Requirement

Oklahoma made some additional tweaks to the permitting process for wineries planning to ship direct-to-consumer (DTC) orders into the state. Effective immediately the bond requirement rolled out in early January 2019 for Direct Wine Shippers Permit was rescinded by the Oklahoma Tax Commission (OTC) on March 1, 2019. This change eliminates a multi- step activity […]

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02/21
2019

Weekly Digest | Changing Social Media Laws, RI Explores DTC, CA Server Training, CT Pricing Laws Upheld

In this week’s digest, we explore the changing rules for California winery social media. Rhode Island takes a step towards opening up to DTC wine shipments and we discuss upcoming mandatory training for California alcohol servers. Plus, the 2nd Circuit upholds Connecticut’s pricing laws. Rules For Legal, Wine-Focused Social Media Posts Are Changing Dating back […]

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02/14
2019

Weekly Digest | TX & NC Reporting, CBMTRA Reintroduced, CA ABC Act Changes, TTB Seminars, Complicated CO

In this week’s digest, we discuss new reporting requirements for both Texas and North Carolina, a reintroduction of the Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act, new changes for the California ABC Act, upcoming TTB trade practice seminars, and simplification for Colorado sales tax. Texas and North Carolina Revise Reporting Requirements for Alcohol Licensees New […]

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02/08
2019

Texas and North Carolina revise reporting requirements for alcohol licensees

Texas Requires More Frequent DTC Reporting, adds Tracking Number Requirement Texas wants to hear from all out of state direct wine shippers. And for those that have already been reporting, Texas wants to hear from you more frequently. Prior to 2019, only larger wine shippers needed to report either on a quarterly or annual basis. […]

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02/07
2019

Weekly Digest | New DC Nexus Rules, CA Cannabis Regulations, Jeremy Benson Interview, Tax Law Roundup, MS DTC, TN Wine Retailer Case

In this week’s digest, we review new economic nexus requirements in Washington DC, changes to California cannabis regulations, an interview with Jeremy Benson on the future of DTC sales, a sales tax roundup from Avalara, a push for Mississippi wine lovers to reach out to state legislatures, and the possible outcomes for the Tennessee wine […]

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02/06
2019

Washington D.C. Adds New Economic Nexus Requirements

Add Washington DC to the list of states that have new rules governing sales tax that impact wineries. Mayor Muriel Browser signed into law bill B22-0914 the Internet Sales Tax Amendment Act of 2018 on January 18, 2019. This bill is expected to take effect retroactively after a 30-day congressional review, which is underway. However, in […]

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