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Posts from the Permit Instructions Category

How to make compliant shipments to Arkansas

By Jeff Carroll - VP of Compliance, ShipCompliant

Following up on Sarah’s post about the new permit applications being available in Arkansas, we wanted to give you a quick update on how we’re handling some of the unique requirements in the Arkansas law. The bottom line is that you can now make compliant shipments to Arkansas if you’ve completed the permit process. Continue [...]

February 11th, 2014

Arkansas opens for wine shipments, but only for onsite sales going to private residences

By Sarah Fine - ShipCompliant Research Team

Wineries may now apply for an Arkansas “Wine Shipping Permit”, making the state available to onsite direct wine shipments only for the first time. The application for the $25 license may only be obtained by calling the Arkansas Alcoholic Beverage Control Division (the ABC’s number is 501-682-1105) and requesting an application be sent to the [...]

February 10th, 2014

South Dakota Takes Wine Product Registration Online

By Sarah Fine - ShipCompliant Research Team

Product renewals for 2014 in South Dakota can now be done online. South Dakota now joins Arkansas as one of the most recent states to institute on-line product registrations, continuing the trend toward digital product registration, away from the realm of pulp and fiber and into the digital space. Suppliers of wine, spirits and beer [...]

December 20th, 2013

Wine & Spirit Suppliers to Arkansas Must Register Products by End of Year

By Sarah Fine - ShipCompliant Research Team

With passage of HB 1480 (now titled “Act 1105“), the state of Arkansas is requiring that all wine and spirits suppliers actively distributing wine and spirits into the state must register each distributed product with the state. Wine & spirits products (beer is not required) currently in distribution must be registered by December 31 and [...]

December 16th, 2013

While the Autumn Leaves Change in Montana, So Do Their Wine Direct Shipping Regulations

By Sarah Fine - ShipCompliant Research Team

Montana’s new direct shipping law goes into effect October 1 and will replace the current “Wine Connoisseur’s License” process with a “Direct Shipping Endorsement” permit system. Applications for authorization to ship directly to consumers in Montana are now available. Overall, the new law and licensing process are fairly simple; the Endorsement fee will cost $50 [...]

September 27th, 2013