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Posts from the South Carolina Category

Is the Marketplace Fairness Act Fair for Wineries?

By Jeff Carroll - VP of Compliance, ShipCompliant

In short, yes, for a couple of reasons: 1. Wineries already pay sales tax in most states 2. The vast majority of wineries will likely be exempt from the law So what is it, exactly? Senate Bill S. 743, more commonly known as the “Marketplace Fairness Act“, is a pretty simple bill that would give [...]

May 7th, 2013

South Carolina: Timing is Everything

By Ashley Campbell - ShipCompliant Research Team

Expensive permit fees deter many wineries from shipping to South Carolina, but with a little timing, shipping there can make more sense. For those who already have a South Carolina Out-of-State Wine Shipper’s License, the license must be renewed at the end of August if you wish to continue shipping to the state. The license [...]

June 30th, 2008

Clarification on the South Carolina application process

By Annie Bones, State Relations - Wine Institute

There has been some confusion about the application process for wineries shipping direct-to-consumers in South Carolina. The correct forms to complete are listed below and can also be found at http://wi.shipcompliant.com/StateDetail.aspx?StateID=39. Wineries must complete the following steps to legally ship wine directly to consumers in South Carolina: 1. Complete the Out-of-State Wine Shipper’s License (Form [...]

October 5th, 2006