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Detailed Information for : Excise Tax, Brewer, Fermented Malt Beverage, Wisconsin
Description:

License required to brew fermented malt beverages in Wisconsin for resale or intend to sell fermented malt beverages to another Wisconsin wholesaler or Wisconsin retail business.

 
License Type:
Original  
Duration:

The BTR certificate is renewable every two years.

 
Fees:

Persons who want a brewer's license must hold a Business Tax Registration (BTR) Certificate.   There is no charge for the license. However, there is a one-time $20 charge for the BTR certificate. The certificate is renewable every two years for $10.

 
Prerequisites:

Security (bond, cash, certificate of deposit) must be on file at the Department or Revenue. 

You must obtain the follwing:

  1. Federal Basic Permit - Contact the Regional Regulatory Administration, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco & Firearms, 300 S Riverside Plaza Suite 310, Chicago, IL  60606 
  2. Federal Occupational Tax Stamp - Obtain from the Federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco & Firearms
  3. Municipal Wholesale Beer License - Obtain this from the Wisconsin municipality in which you intend to establish your place of business.
 
Additional Information:

You must obtain a separate permit for each location that will be brewing, selling, shipping, or invoicing fermented malt beverages.  Submit a separate applicaiton for each location.

Must comply with the federal regulations on labelling.

 
Instructions:
Application Form(s):
Wisconsin Statutes:
Brewers (S. 125.29)  
Administrative Rules/Codes:
Fermented Malt Beverages (Revenue Tax 7)  
Contact Information
Contact:
Customer Service Bureau
Home Page:
E-mail :
Hours of Operation:
7:45 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday  
Phone:
(608)266-2776  
Fax:
(608)264-6884  
TTY/TDD:
(608)267-1049  
Mail Address:
PO Box 8902, Madison, WI 53708-8902  
Street Address:
2135 Rimrock Road, Madison, WI 53713  
Agency Web Site:
 
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For additional assistance with business-related license, permit and registration information, visit the Wisconsin Small Business Development Center at http://www.wisconsinsbdc.org or phone them at 608-263-7680.


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