Importers/Wholesalers Resources

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Wholesalers/Importers

If you plan to purchase and sell alcohol at wholesale, or if you plan to import alcohol beverages, this section provides links to several TTB resources that can help you run a tax-and-trade compliant business.


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Wholesaler Information Resources

  • Laws and Regulations - More information about the Code of Federal Regulations and public laws relating to wholesalers and importers.
  • Applying for a Permit - If you plan to purchase and sell alcohol at wholesale, or if you plan to import alcohol beverages, you must first obtain a Basic Permit from TTB. 
  • Direct Shipping - Industry members who engage in direct shipping are responsible for remaining in compliance with current State rules.

Exportation Information Resources

Importation Information Resources

Additional Guidance

Page last reviewed: January 03, 2012
Page last updated: August 4, 2016
Maintained by: International Affairs Division

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