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TTB compliance code-breaker for US wineries

There’s a ridiculous amount of terminology thrown at unsuspecting wineries related to their TTB compliance. They are required to be able to decipher what all this terminology means to them from a day to day perspective in order to keep in the good graces of the TTB. Speaking first hand for myself it took me […]

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Helpful TTB manual & book for wine label requirements

A wine label. The cover on the finished book of a wine’s life. That’s how I’ve often referred to them. In my world they are also the easiest way to explain to someone what it is that I do. Believe it or not most people’s faces gloss over when you tell them “I’m a winery […]

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The downs and ups of TTB Permits Online

The TTB’s platform, Permits Online is about to come out with an updated version. This platform was first launched in 2011 and is used (in the wine world) by any business that is filing an application to start a new wine business or to file amendments beyond that. My office uses it on  a close […]

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Wineries- Are you submitting the wrong TTB report?

Many US wineries have gotten a bit of a scare in the mail lately. The scare is not a real one however, but rather a notice sent to them addressed from the “Department of the Treasury” which has a general tendency to get the heart rate going. These letter notices are informing  wineries that they’ve […]

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TTB Alternate procedure for US wineries & their warehouses

Wine warehouse storage facilities in the US are jumping for joy these days. Why? They no longer (since Jan 1 2018) have to fiddle around with deducting credits off their winery clients TTB excise tax payments. Why? Plain & simple, they cannot. This change is just one of the  results of the new tax law […]

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TTB Excise tax updates US wineries need to know NOW

If you are a regular reader of my blogs and/or viewer of videos on my Youtube channel you’ve seen the info I’ve been sharing about all the changes impacting US wineries specific to their TTB compliance which went into effect on January 1st of 2018. There was one area that had not been made entirely […]

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Info on the new & improved TTB 5120.17 report

As promised the TTB released their updated version of the 5120.17 report earlier this week. (702 report- for all who still like to call it that) For any wineries that are required to file this report on a monthly basis it comes just in time as January’s report is due today. (15th) This new & […]

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