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Delivery Permit Records and Reports
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3VAC5-70-225. Delivery permits; application process; records and reports.

A. Any person or entity qualified for a delivery permit pursuant to §4.1-212.1 of the Code of Virginia must apply for such license by submitting form 805-52, Application for License. The applicant shall attach (i) a photocopy of its current license as a winery, farm winery, brewery, or alcoholic beverage retailer issued by the appropriate authority for the location from which deliveries will be made and (ii) evidence of the applicant's registration with the Virginia Department of Taxation for the collection of Virginia retail sales tax.

B. Delivery permittees shall maintain for two years complete and accurate records of all deliveries made under the privileges of such permits, including for each delivery:

1.      Number of containers delivered;

2.      Volume of each container delivered;

3.      Brand of each container delivered;

4.      Names and addresses of recipients;

5.      Signature of recipient; and

6.      Price charged.

The records required by this subsection shall be made available for inspection and copying by any member of the Board or its special agents upon request.

C. On or before the 15th day of each month, each delivery permittee shall file with the Supervisor, Tax Management Section, a report of activity for the previous calendar month, if any deliveries were made during the month. Such report shall include the following information for each delivery:

1. Number of containers delivered;

2. Volume of each container delivered;

3. Brand of each container delivered;

4. Names and addresses of recipients; and

5. Price charged.

Unless otherwise paid, payment of the appropriate beer or wine tax shall accompany each report. If no wine or beer was sold and delivered in any month, the permittee shall not be required to submit a report for that month; however, every permittee must submit a report no less frequently than once every 12 months even if no sales or deliveries have been made in the preceding 12 months.

D. All deliveries by holders of delivery permits shall be performed by the owner or any agent, officer, director, shareholder, or employee of the permittee.

E. When attempting to deliver wine or beer shipped by a wine shipper's or beer shipper's licensee, an owner, agent, officer, director, shareholder or employee of the permittee shall require:

1. The recipient to demonstrate, upon delivery, that he is at least 21 years of age; and

2. The recipient to sign an electronic or paper form or other acknowledgment of receipt that allows the maintenance of the records required by this section.

The owner, agent, officer, director, shareholder or employee of the permittee shall refuse delivery when the proposed recipient appears to be under the age of 21 years and refuses to present valid identifications. All permittees delivering wine or beer pursuant to this section shall affix a conspicuous notice in 16-point type or larger to the outside of each package of wine or beer delivered in the Commonwealth, in a conspicuous location stating: CONTAINS ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES; SIGNATURE OF PERSON AGED 21 YEARS OR OLDER REQUIRED FOR DELIVERY." Such notice shall also contain the delivery permit number of the delivering permittee.


Statutory Authority

§ of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume , Issue , eff. Month dd, yyyy.