Attention Distributors  

Washington Distributors are required to submit reports to the Board each month including months with no activity.  Spirits Distributors submit form LIQ-161/161A Washington Spirit Distributors Sales Summary Fee Report.  Beer and Wine Distributors submit form LIQ-755/779 Washington Wine & Beer Distributors Summary Tax Report.  Reports are due on the 20th day of the month following the month being reported*.

Distributor 10% Fee Extension 
Legislation (Engrossed Substitute Senate Bill 5644) changed from 24 months to 27 months from the date of licensure the 10% distributor license issuance fee on total sales.  This applies to all licensees that have the requirement to pay the distributor fee.  Beginning with the 28th month, the distributor fee reduces to 5%.

  • LIQ-161/161A Washington Spirit Distributors Sales Summary Fee Report 
    - includes instructions

Note: Spirits licensees pay fees to the WSLCB. However, spirits taxes are to be paid to the state Department of Revenue.

  • LIQ-755/779 Washington Wine & Beer Distributors Summary Tax Report 
    - includes: LIQ 779 Tax Credit for Washington Distributors and instruction

*All reports must be postmarked or submitted electronically by 10:00 PM on the day it is due in order to be considered received.  E-filers must finish the payment transaction and receive a confirmation number in order for your WSLCB report submission to be complete.  We recommend submitting electronically at least one day prior to the due date to ensure completion of the e-payment process. Penalties will accrue at 2% per month on all unpaid balances.


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