Winery

Attention Washington Wineries

  • House Bill 1179 WA Wine Commission Producers Assessment-Cider -as of July 1, 2015
    • Assessment fee may not be levied on the production of cider as defined in RCW 66.24.210(6).
      (6) For the purposes of this section, "cider" means table wine that contains not less than one-half of one percent of alcohol by volume and not more than seven percent of alcohol by volume and is made from the normal alcoholic fermentation of the juice of sound, ripe apples or pears. "Cider" includes, but is not limited to, flavored, sparkling, or carbonated cider and cider made from condensed apple or pear must.
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  • House Bill 1342 Permitting the sale of Cider in Microbrewery Tasting Rooms - as of July 24, 2015
    • Microbrewery may sell cider produced by a Washington domestic winery for consumption on or off the premise.
      Note:Domestic Winery has the tax liability for sale of cider to a Microbrewery. Reported as a taxable sale to Washington Retailer.

Washington Wineries are required to submit form LIQ-774/777 WA Domestic Wine Summary Tax Report to the Board. 

Wineries with total taxable sales in Washington per calendar year in excess of 6,000 gallons must submit their report each month including months with no activity.  The report is due on the 20th day of the month following the month being reported*.

Wineries with total taxable sales in Washington per calendar year of 6,000 gallons or less may file annually upon receiving approval from the Board. 

Annual reports are due on January 20th of the year following the year being reported*.

Note: Washington Wineries returning wine of their own production to into Washington State must also submit form LIQ-774/777 WA Domestic Wine Summary Tax Report.  The report is due on the 20th day of the month following the month being reported*.

  • LIQ-021 Report of Exported Wine Returned to Washington
    - Including Instructions

More Information:

Links Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) Information

 *All reports must be postmarked or submitted electronically by midnight on the day it is due in order to be considered received.  E-filers must finish the payment transaction and receive a confirmation number in order for your WSLCB report submission to be complete.  We recommend submitting electronically at least one day prior to the due date to ensure completion of the e-payment process. Penalties will accrue at 2% per month on all unpaid balances.