Listing category: "South Dakota"

State Spotlight Series: Direct to Consumer Wine Shipping and New Rules for Malt Beverage Manufacturers in South Dakota

The twin pillars of being a state regulator are implementation and enforcement: figuring how new rules will work, and then making sure that everyone follows the rules. For those operating in a highly regulated market — such as the beverage alcohol industry — it’s critical to always stay on top of what state regulators are […]

South Dakota Introduces New Direct Shipper Report

The South Dakota Department of Revenue (DOR) has released a new a version of its Direct Shipment Report which now includes a column for the common carrier tracking number to be included for each shipment. The DOR will also accept reports that wineries create on their own–as long as these bespoke reports have at least […]

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 […]

FedEx to Begin Shipping in South Dakota

South Dakota opened up to the direct-to-consumer market starting January 1st, and ShipCompliant is not the only company supporting this change. FedEx recently announced that its FedEx Ground and FedEx Express will begin servicing shipments of wine beginning on January 15, 2016. Wineries must still personally comply with all of South Dakota’s requirements, including getting […]

Applications for South Dakota Direct Sales Now Available

Come January, South Dakota will become the 43rd state to permit direct-to-consumer (DtC) sales. Wineries looking to enter the South Dakota DtC market can get prepared now for this opening, as South Dakota has just released its application for the new Direct Wine Shipper license. This announcement has been separately reported on by our partner, […]

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 […]

Direct Wine Shipping to South Dakota Gets the Green Light

Governor Dennis Daugaard has signed into law legislation House Bill 1001, passed by the South Dakota legislature that finally ends the state’s prohibition against wine direct shipping. When the new law becomes effective on January 1, 2016, the gates will be open for winery to consumer shipments to the Mount Rushmore state. The passage of […]

Last Month to Renew Labels in South Dakota

Happy Holidays! With Thanksgiving and the busiest shopping day of the year behind us, we have less than one more month of 2014 left. That’s 29 days of finishing resolutions you made last year and even less to buy holiday gifts! It also means that the label renewal periods for a few states are coming […]

Product Registrations Online: Out with the Old, In with the New

In the increasingly fast pace of wine, malt and spirit law and compliance, more and more states are recognizing the importance of doing more with less, optimizing processes, and going green. Over the last two years alone, seven states have begun using PRO (Product Registration Online) to accept online label registrations from licensees. For labels […]

South Dakota Direct Shipping Bill Needs One More Push

South Dakota is one of the few remaining states that prohibits the direct-to-consumer shipment of wine, but that could change if supporters of wine shipping quickly encourage the South Dakota House of Representatives to support SB 114. And speed is of the essence since SB 114 must pass out of the House by March 11 […]

South Dakota Takes Wine Product Registration Online

Product renewals for 2014 in South Dakota can now be done online. South Dakota now joins Arkansas as one of the most recent states to institute on-line product registrations, continuing the trend toward digital product registration, away from the realm of pulp and fiber and into the digital space. Suppliers of wine, spirits and beer […]

Is the Marketplace Fairness Act Fair for Wineries?

In short, yes, for a couple of reasons: 1. Wineries already pay sales tax in most states 2. The vast majority of wineries will likely be exempt from the law So what is it, exactly? Senate Bill S. 743, more commonly known as the “Marketplace Fairness Act“, is a pretty simple bill that would give […]

To Stay Afloat, Here is a Life Buoy of Wine Compliance Legislative Updates

As the snow melts here in Boulder, it’s time for a status update on the direct shipping bills we expected to see in 2013, as well as other notable legislation. 1. How are Direct Shipping Bills Stacking Up? Massachusetts has seen six direct shipping bills introduced this session, and though there hasn’t been much movement […]

South Dakota bill killed in committee

House Bill 1187 would have allowed for limited direct shipments to consumers in South Dakota, but was shot down by the House Commerce Committee, with heavy oposition from the three-tier lobby.