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AvaTax for Beverage Alcohol tax codes

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Avalara uses tax codes to identify products that have specific tax rates depending on where they are taxed. There are specific tax codes used by AvaTax for Beverage Alcohol to calculate tax on beer, wine, and spirits. Tax codes for other products and services can be found here.

Using these tax codes makes tax calculation easy for your company because Avalara keeps track of rate changes for products that have tax codes. After you've found the right tax codes, learn how to set up the additional attributes that are required for accurate tax calculation.

Alcohol tax codes

Use one of the following tax codes to calculate alcohol-specific taxes:

Tax code Tax code name Description
PA2020100 Packaged Alcohol - Spirits Includes spirit products that are factory sealed
PA2020200 Packaged Alcohol - Beer Includes beer products that are factory sealed
PA2020201 Packaged Alcohol - Cereal Malt Beverage Includes cereal malt beverage (CMB) products that are factory sealed
PA2020300 Packaged Alcohol - Wine Includes wine products that are factory sealed
PA2020302 Packaged Alcohol - Fortified Wine Includes fortified wine products that are factory sealed
PA2020301 Packaged Alcohol - Sparkling Wine Includes sparkling wine products that are factory sealed
PA2020400 Packaged Alcohol - Hard Cider and Other Flavored Beverages Includes hard cider and other flavored beverage products that are factory sealed
PA2020500 Packaged Alcohol - Mixed Alcoholic Beverages Includes mixed beverage alcohol products that are factory sealed
PA2010100 By the Drink - Spirits Spirits served "by the drink" for immediate consumption.
PA2010200 By the Drink - Beer Beer served "by the drink" for immediate consumption.
PA2010201 By the Drink - Cereal Malt Beverage Cereal malt beverages (CMB) served "by the drink" for immediate consumption.
PA2010300 By the Drink - Wine Wine served "by the drink" for immediate consumption.
PA2010400 By the Drink - Hard Cider and Other Flavored Beverages Hard cider and other flavored beverages served "by the drink" for immediate consumption. Includes hard lemonade, hard root beer, coolers, etc.
PA2010500 By the Drink - Mixed Alcoholic Beverage Mixed alcoholic beverages served "by the drink" for immediate consumption.
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