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Connecticut Alcoholic Beverage Distributor Bond

How much does an alcoholic beverage distributor bond cost in Connecticut?

Connecticut’s Department of Revenue Services requires distributors of alcoholic beverages to post surety bonds prior to conducting business. Applicants who produce less than 100,000 gallons of wine must post $500 bonds, while applicants who produce more than 100,000 gallons of wine must post $2,000 bonds. Applicants should verify their required bond amount with the state prior to bonding.

These bonds can be issued for as low as $100. Purchase your Connecticut surety bond now!

Bond Type Bond Amount Cost*
$500 Alcoholic Beverage Distributor Bond Produce less than 100,000 gallons of wine $500 $100 Buy Now
$2,000 Alcoholic Beverage Distributor Bond Produce more than 100,000 gallons of wine $2,000 Starts at $100 Buy Now
*The bond premium rate quotes provided to you through this website are for pricing comparisons and quotation estimate purposes only. The bond rate quotes provided are based on general assumptions that may or may not be applicable to you and are subject to change at any time. These rate quotes do not constitute an offer of insurance, nor is any contract, agreement, or bond coverage implied, formed or bound by the provision of rate quotes. Bondability, final bond premium rate quotes and an offer of insurance, if any, will be determined by the insurance company providing your bond. You must contact us directly to obtain a quote for binding purposes.

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Why do I need this bond?

By posting a Connecticut alcoholic beverage distributor bond, principals (distributors) guarantee to pay all taxes and fees imposed by state or local laws. If any distributors commit fraud or other damaging acts, such as falsifying records of sale or failing to pay requisite taxes on prior sales, this bond ensures that consumers and the state will be protected from any financial losses up to the full bond amount. The surety will initially compensate harmed parties, but the principal must reimburse the surety for all damages paid out.

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What’s the fine print?

Alcoholic beverage distributor bonds in Connecticut remain in full force and effect for three years and one month from the effective date listed on the bond form.

Completed bond forms must be mailed to the Department of Revenue Services in Hartford, Connecticut.

How to become an alcoholic beverage distributor in Connecticut

To legally distribute wine and other alcoholic beverages in Connecticut, the applicant must obtain a permit issued by the Department of Consumer Protection. He or she must also file a surety bond in the correct amount and register for a Sales Tax Permit and an Alcoholic Beverage Distributor License. Both of these permits will be issued through the Department of Revenue Services.

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Additional Resources

Which licenses are required for a winery and/or brewery?

Department of Revenue Services State of Connecticut REG-1 Addendum D Alcoholic Beverage Tax

Connecticut General Statutes Chapter 220: Alcoholic Beverages Tax

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