State Alcohol Services
Each state is its own entity when it comes to licensing. Some are very simple, some are very cumbersome. Some are ran by the state police, others by a special commission and last others have multiply government bodies to deal with.
Even if your business is not located in the state in which you are seeking a permit, you may to qualify as out of state entity and pay franchise taxes as well as file annual reports.
Others require you to obtain a tax ID in order to file monthly reports and pay taxes on what you shipped into the state during the month.
Also you will need to register the brands with most states and each state has their own guidelines for that as well. Some charge a one time fee, some require annual or bi-annual renewals.
Last you need to know if you are dealing with a control State, a franchise state, or other. Each state may require an Agreement with your wholesaler. Keldon recommends having a written Agreement with each wholesaler.
Like TTB any any and all changes in Ownership, wholesalers, brands or the like must be reported to the governing entity.
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