ShipCompliant by Sovos recently closed the books on our fiscal year, and we’re looking back on the accomplishments of our clients, partners and industry. Since we entered the market, ShipCompliant by Sovos has helped customers pay more than half a billion dollars in tax to states through 1.8 million sales and excise tax reports. Now, […]
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7 FY19 Statistics that Show Where the Beverage Alcohol Industry is Headed
A New State Goes “PRO”
ShipCompliant by Sovos announced on September 19 the newest member of the Product Registration Online (PRO) network, New York. The New York State Liquor Authority (NYSLA) has chosen to partner with PRO to expedite alcohol product registrations online. This solution will digitize registrations and renewals for NYSLA through PRO’s online submission and approval system for […]
Celebrate National Beer Day by Getting Compliance under Control
Drinking beer is easy and fun. Brewing it is more difficult, but still entertaining. Distributing it to different states and managing a brewery without running afoul of a thick book of laws and shipping regulations? Well, that’s something else altogether. There’s a reason April 7 is National Beer Day and not National Beer Regulation Compliance […]
Best Practices for Bringing Products to Market
A business that isn’t selling isn’t succeeding–a fact that’s no less true for the beverage alcohol industry. We often hear from suppliers that one of the biggest roadblocks they face in selling is bringing a new product to market. Frequently a disconnect between their internal processes and the regulatory rules surrounding product approval causes a […]
Renew Louisiana and South Dakota 3-tier labels to continue selling in 2017
November marks the beginning of the holiday season. This year, we want to help you cross one more to-do off of your list so you have more time to spend with friends, family, and a steaming mug of hot toddy. Although the deadline for label renewals is December 31 in Louisiana and South Dakota, we’d […]
Top Questions (and Answers) from “Registrations” Webinar
ShipCompliant recently completed a webinar with the director of Colorado’s Liquor Enforcement Division, Patrick Maroney, who discussed recent updates to the label registration process. If you were unable to attend the live webinar, this post will go over what was covered in the session so you can gain insight into registration requirements and best practices. […]
What You Should Know About Arkansas and Kansas Label Renewals
Did you know that June is national iced tea month? (Hello, summer!) It’s also, importantly, time to renew your label registrations in Arkansas and Kansas. Fortunately, you can knock out your label renewals in these two states in a matter of minutes through Product Registration Online so you can get back to enjoying that iced Rooibos, Arnold Palmer or maybe even your Long Island!
Minnesota Goes Green with PRO
There’s a lot of great things to say about our 32nd state, but here’s one for your next game of trivia. Tonka trucks are developed and manufactured in Minnetonka, Minnesota. And if that’s not enough, you’ll be happy to learn that our 32nd state is now our 15th state to accept registrations through the PRO […]
New Mexico Goes Green, Mandates PRO
Trees everywhere are rejoicing! New Mexico has now joined four other states (Arkansas, Kansas, Kentucky, and Louisiana) to mandate PRO for all wholesale label registrations. In each of these states, removing the bulky paper option and moving to a digital, streamlined process has reduced the average wholesale label approval time to less than four days!
Renew South Dakota Labels Now, Enjoy New Year’s Later
It’s that time of year again, holiday decorations are showing up, shopping season is upon us, and the to-do lists are growing. For you wholesale compliance folks among us, these to-do lists are especially long and full of regulatory boxes to check off. As with previous years, the PRO system aims to make your label renewals […]
Arkansas Label Registrations: Now Faster!
As of this morning, wholesale wine and spirit registrations submitted through PRO can receive an immediate, automatic approval in the state of Arkansas. Wine and spirit licensees will now experience a faster approval time in the state. There are some important details to note, so read through the list below and, as always, let us know if you […]
Webinar | Alcohol Product Registrations in Kansas
In this webinar, we sit down with Chantel and Peggy from the Kansas Department of Revenue to gain insight into how the product registration process works. We dive deep into beer, wine, and spirit product registrations, and discuss how you can increase the quality of your registration applications. Beverage Alcohol Community members were able to ask their compliance […]
Shorten Your Time to Market With Provisional Approvals
Get state approvals in 0 days with provisional approvals! Since the 21st amendment was ratified in 1933, the federal government and each of the 50 states have chosen a slew of rules and regulations to govern the shipment of alcohol. These laws have added to the already alarming to-do list that businesses face when […]
Product Registration Online Updates for AK and KS
By now, those holding Kansas and Arkansas wholesale licenses should have received a notification from the states regarding 2015 label renewals. Both states allow for licensees to submit label renewals from June 1 – June 30. Additionally, all labels are renewed online through Product Registration Online. Renewals for both states can be completed by following these […]
Oklahoma: Electronic Renewal Now Available for Auto-Approved Registrations
The Oklahoma ABLE Commission, in a partnership with Product Registration Online (PRO), now offers an electronic method for renewing labels for non-resident seller permit holders. Renewing online is quick and easy, and your renewals will be both auto-approved and available on the Oklahoma Active Brands website as soon as they are submitted.
Webinar | Product Registration Online Best Practices
Registering labels and waiting for approvals is a pain. If you’re familiar with Product Registration Online (PRO) you know that registering online can make life a bit easier. Recently, we conducted a series of educational webinars that covered news and best practices related to PRO.