Welcome to the Straightbourbon.com Forums.
Results 1 to 10 of 18

Threaded View

  1. #16
    Enthusiast
    Join Date
    Jan 2014
    Location
    Washington DC
    Posts
    487

    Re: Bourbon and your state taxes

    Virginia is a control state, and its retail prices are online at www.abc.virginia.gov/Pricelist/price.html while Washington DC has an ABC Control Board overseeing licensed private stores. I quote prices paid before tax.

    Va's is about 4.3% while DC's is about 6%. In late 2013 WDC increased its off-premises spirits tax to 10%. Makers in DC (like Green Hat Gin)and wholesalers bringing spirits into DC pay $1.50 per gallon. See http://otr.cfo.dc.gov/node/232962 for more detailed info.

    Va ABC price for a 750ml of MM is $29.99 while stores in DC offer it, before specials or discounts, at $30.99 to $32.99 depending on the neighborhood.
    Last edited by Harry in WashDC; 01-26-2014 at 15:12. Reason: more detailed info

 

 

Similar Threads

  1. Greetings from the Bourbon State!
    By elmossle in forum New to Straightbourbon
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: 12-23-2013, 21:05
  2. Taxes on bourbon
    By voigtman in forum General Bourbon Discussion
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 11-03-2003, 18:42

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
Back to top