Regulatory Analysis

Posted June 18, 2021 by Alexander Dunn
Kansas Changes DtC Wine Compliance Requirements Effective Immediately

Kansas Governor Laura Kelly signed HB 2137 into law on May 19, 2021, making several critical changes relating to the DtC shipping of wine impacting fulfillment houses and DtC Sellers. These changes are immediately effective. Kansas requires both in-state and out-of-state fulfillment houses to register and received a Fulfillment House License. Each location of the […]

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Posted December 23, 2020 by Alex Koral
Colorado Enacts Sales Tax Relief for Restaurants and Bars

Governor Jared Polis recently signed HB 20B-1004, establishing temporary COVID-related sales tax relief for on-premises liquor establishments, restaurants, and other qualifying food sellers, including mobile food trucks. Under this bill, qualifying food retailers are permitted to deduct up to $70,000 in sales per month from their state-level sales tax returns for the November and December, […]

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Posted December 4, 2018 by Sovos
Indiana Wine Retailer Direct-to-Consumer Shipping Court Decision

On November 28, 2018, the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals issued a ruling in Lebamoff v. Rauner, reversing a lower court grant to dismiss the case. It involves an action by an Indiana wine retailer to challenge a law in Illinois that permitted in-state retailers to ship wine to any Illinois resident, while prohibiting out-of-state […]

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