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As of July 1, 2014, any person who is liable for the payment of alcohol excise taxes must file returns electronically and submit payments electronically. Any informational returns that do not require a tax payment must also be filed electronically.
Although the law is effective July 1, we understand that preparing for the change will take time. The first return that you must file electronically will be the October 2014 return, which is due in November.
Beginning with the October 2014 filing period, all Indiana alcohol taxpayers who currently submit tax return forms 610, 710, 725, 726, 810, 910, ABP1-B, and/or ABP1-WL must begin to file electronically. The recommended method of electronic filing is through bulk upload. Taxpayers with fewer than 50 transactions per month who would prefer to enter their tax return information manually should contact the Department of Revenue.
The tax return forms have been revised during this process change. Beginning with the October 2014 filing period, existing tax forms will be discontinued. For your reference, the new forms are listed here and can be found on the Revised Tax Return Forms and Schedules link in the Bulk File Resources section below.
|Current Form Name||New Form Name|
|Form 726||ALC-DWS: Direct Wine Seller’s Excise Tax Return|
|Form 725||ALC-FW: Indiana Farm Winery Excise Tax Return|
|Form 910 (Brewer);
|ALC-M: Indiana Brewer/Distiller/Rectifier/Vintner Excise Tax Return|
|Forms ABP1-B and ABP1-WL||ALC-PS: Primary Source Suppliers Monthly Report|
|Forms 610, 710, and 810||ALC-W: Alcohol Beverage Wholesaler’s Excise Tax Return|
Please notice that the due dates for all tax return forms have not changed.
Bulk File Requirements:
Bulk File Resources
Bulk File Technical Contacts
For more information about the technical requirements for the bulk file upload, please contact the Indiana Department of Revenue:
Beginning with the October 2014 filing period, all alcohol taxpayers also must begin submitting their tax return payments electronically. To help you understand the process, we are offering an electronic funds transfer (EFT) guide online at www.in.gov/dor/3976.htm. You are encouraged to read the guide, which includes the following key information:
For more information about alcohol tax electronic filing, please contact the Indiana Department of Revenue: