Submit a Massachusetts Direct Wine Shipper Annual Report

M.G.L. c. 138, § 19F, requires Direct Wine Shippers to provide the Massachusetts Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission ("ABCC") with an annual report detailing their 2019 wine sales to Massachusetts residents.
All DWS Annual Reports must be submitted before 1/31/2020

Sean Walsh

The Details of Submit a Massachusetts Direct Wine Shipper Annual Report

What you need for Submit a Massachusetts Direct Wine Shipper Annual Report

All Direct Wine Shippers must submit an annual report - even if they did not ship any wine within the previous year. To submit, you will need the following:

  • Your Massachusetts Direct Wine Shipper license ID. This can be found on your current certificate. DWS license ID numbers are formatted DS-LIC-######.
  • If you shipped any wine to a Massachusetts consumer in the previous year, your customer shipping information must be in a spreadsheet and contain the following column headers (across the top of the spreadsheet), in this particular order:
    • Salutation
    • First Name
    • Middle Name
    • Last Name
    • Suffix
    • Street Number
    • Street Name
    • Address Line 2
    • City or Town
    • State
    • Zip Code
    • Total Number of Gallons Shipped
    • Total Value of Wine Shipped
    • Date Shipped
  • Your completed spreadsheet must be saved as a comma-separated file ("CSV") in order to upload it into our system. For full instructions on creating a CSV file, please visit https://www.mass.gov/media/1941586/download

How to submit Submit a Massachusetts Direct Wine Shipper Annual Report

To apply, please follow the steps below:

  1. Click on "Submit a Direct Wine Shipper Annual Report" button at the top of this page.
  2. You will come to an online form. Enter your license number and click enter. The form will populate with the rest of your information.
  3. If you did NOT ship any wine directly to Massachusetts consumers in 2019, check the box next to "I did not ship any wine directly to Massachusetts consumers in 2019." Click on "Submit" at the bottom of the page and the process is complete.
  4. If you did ship wine directly to Massachusetts consumers in 2019,you will be asked to upload your CSV file. (For full instructions on this file, see What You Need section above.) Browse for your CSV file and select it. Once the system has accepted it, make sure to click "Save" button at the bottom of the form.
  5. Once successfully submitted, you will comes to a new screen stating that you have successfully submitted your Direct Wine Shipper Annual Report.

 

More info for Submit a Massachusetts Direct Wine Shipper Annual Report

We hope that this process will allow you to utilize your current computer systems to upload the data. If for some reason you need to upload additional names or change previously submitted information, please be sure that ALL of the original information that is correct is also included in your file, as the system will automatically purge the first file if a second file is submitted. In other words, our system will only keep one spreadsheet for each licensee each year.

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