What must I do if I want to start a business that sells or imports beverage alcohol products (spirits, wine, or beer)?
The Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau requires retailers of beverage alcohol products to register using TTB F 5630.5d and maintain certain records. Retailers must file TTB F 5630.5d again whenever there are changes to the previous registration and when the retail alcohol business discontinues. Wholesalers and importers of beverage alcohol products must also register using TTB F 5630.5d and maintain certain records. In addition, wholesalers and importers must obtain a permit and follow additional requirements. If you would like the TTB forms and additional information to retail, wholesale or import beverage alcohol products, contact the National Revenue Center, 550 Main St., Cincinnati, OH 45202, by calling 1-800-398-2282 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. There are state agencies that have separate requirements for the sale of beverage alcohol products. In addition, certain states restrict who may bring in beverage alcohol products into their jurisdictions and require p