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Alcoholic Beverage

What is Alcoholic Beverage?

Alcoholic beverage is considered any of the following:

  • Beer
  • Malt Beverages
  • Still Wine (not carbonated)
  • Champagne/Sparkling Wine
  • Sparkling & Artificially Carbonated Wines
  • Alcohol & Spirits

Tax Form to be Filed


Who Must File?

Licensed wholesalers in the District of Columbia who sell alcoholic beverages.

Filing Frequency


Due Date

15th of the month following period end

Please note: Wholesalers are required to file every month, even if there is no tax liability for the month being filed.