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North Carolina Alcohol Wholesale Distributor or Importer Tax Bond

How much will my North Carolina alcohol wholesale distributor or importer bond cost?

The required amount of resident beer/wine wholesale distributor or importer bonds varies between $5,000 and $50,000 and is based on the applicant’s anticipated tax liability for the year.

SuretyBonds.com offers North Carolina wholesale distributor or importer bonds for different costs depending on a review of each applicant’s credit report. Although this bond is subject to underwriting, our experts work hard to get all applicants the bonds they need for the lowest rates possible.

Contact a surety expert online or by phone at 1 (800) 308-4358 to get a free, personalized bond quote!

Bond Type Bond Amount Cost by Credit Score*
680 and up 679 - 600 599 or lower
Wholesale Distributor or Importer Bond Varies Starts at 1% 4-8% 10%+ Apply 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.

Call SuretyBonds.com at 1 (800) 308-4358 or fill out our online bond request form. Our team of bond specialists works hard to get you bonded quickly, easily and accurately.

Why do I need this bond?

By posting this surety bond, the wholesale distributor or importer guarantees that he or she will pay all taxes and fees imposed by state or local laws. If any distributors or importers 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. The surety will initially compensate harmed parties up to the full bond amount, but the principal must reimburse the surety for all damages paid out.

Our surety specialists are ready to answer all of your questions and get you set up with the North Carolina surety bond you need quickly, easily and accurately. Apply for a free bond quote today!

What’s the fine print?

North Carolina wholesale distributor or importer surety bonds will remain continuous unless otherwise canceled by the surety. If the surety chooses to terminate the bond, 30 days’ notice prior to cancellation must be given to the North Carolina Secretary of Revenue.

The secretary will periodically review the sufficiency of the bonds posted by wholesalers and importers and will increase the required amount of the bond when the current amount no longer covers the wholesaler’s or importer’s anticipated tax liability.

How to become a wholesale distributor or importer in North Carolina

It is illegal for a person to act as a wholesale distributor or importer in the state of North Carolina without being legally licensed to do so. Prospective distributors and importers must obtain a license issued by the the Department of Revenue. Licensure will not be granted to an applicant who has not first obtained an ABC permit.

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Additional Resources

Bond of Resident Beer and/or Wine Wholesaler or Importer North Carolina Department of Revenue form

Article 2C Alcoholic Beverage License and Excise Taxes

North Carolina Department of Revenue Alcoholic Beverages Tax Forms and Instructions

ABC Commission North Carolina Types of Commercial Permits

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