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Business Taxes Law Guide—Revision 2024

Alcoholic Beverage Tax Law

Business and Professions Code Provisions Relating To the Alcoholic Beverage Tax Law1

Division 9. Alcoholic Beverages
Chapter 4. Imports2

Section 23661.2

23661.2. Permit to receive shipment of wine from another state. Notwithstanding any other law, an individual or retail licensee in a state that affords California retail licensees or individuals an equal reciprocal shipping privilege, may ship, for personal use and not for resale, no more than two cases of wine (no more than nine liters each case) per month to any adult resident in this state. Delivery of a shipment pursuant to this subdivision shall not be deemed to constitute a sale in this state.

The shipping container of any wine sent into or out of this state under this section shall be clearly labeled to indicate that the container cannot be delivered to a minor or an intoxicated person.

History—Stats. 2005, Ch. 157 (SB 118), in effect January 1, 2006, deleted the former subdivision (a), deleted the former subdivision letter (b), added "retail" after "an individual or" and "that affords California", respectively, in first paragraph, substituted "container" for "package" after "to indicate that the", and deleted "to" after "to a minor or" in the second paragraph.

1 See Section 32002 of Revenue and Taxation Code in this volume.

2 The provisions of Chapter 4 of the Business and Professions Code were added to the Business Taxes Law Guide in 2006. Any changes to these provisions prior to 2006 will not be reflected in the history notes.