Laws, Regulations and Annotations
Business Taxes Law Guide – Revision 2023
Alcoholic Beverage Tax Law
Revenue and Taxation Code
Division 2. Other Taxes
Part 14. Alcoholic Beverage Tax
Chapter 4. Tax on Beer and Wine
Article 2. Presumptions and Exemptions
32176. Credit for taxes on exported or destroyed beer or wine. (a) If taxes have been paid on beer or wine subsequently exported from the state or sold for export and actually thereafter exported from this state, or on beer or wine subsequently destroyed under the supervision of a board representative, a taxpayer may claim and shall be allowed credit with respect to the taxes in any report filed or assessment made under this part.
(b) A beer manufacturer located in this state may claim and shall be allowed a credit for excise taxes paid on tax paid beer returned by a licensed wholesaler and subsequently destroyed by the beer manufacturer under the supervision of a board representative. The credit shall be allowed only if the beer manufacturer has credited the licensed wholesaler the amount of the tax. If the credit is allowed to the beer manufacturer, a credit shall not be allowed to the licensed wholesaler with respect to the destruction of the same product.
(c) A winegrower may claim credit with respect to excise taxes on wine purchased state tax paid from another winegrower and subsequently exported or sold for export and actually exported.
(d) A beer manufacturer or a beer and wine wholesaler may claim credit for excise taxes on beer purchased state tax paid and subsequently exported or sold for export and actually exported.
History—Stats. 1957, p. 965, in effect September 11, 1957, added last paragraph. Stats. 1965, p. 4545, in effect September 17, 1965, added third paragraph. Stats. 1995, Ch. 555, in effect January 1, 1996, added subdivision letters (a), (c), and (d) and added subdivision (b).