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The Wholesale Bureau
The Wholesale Bureau is responsible for the administration of New York State price schedules and delinquent/credit statutes. In addition, the bureau provides answers and assistance to manufacturers, wholesalers, retailers, attorneys and other interested parties concerning trade practice issues.

To contact the Wholesale Bureau please call 518-474-3114 or e-mail Wholesale.Bureau@sla.ny.gov


NEW PRICE POSTING SYSTEM - UPDATED: January 30, 2014

The Authority is pleased to announce that the much anticipated online price posting upgrades are now available for use by you and your staff to review and work on completing in the new format.  Please find links to the instructional tutorials below. 

Account Adminstrator Tutorial

Retail Schedule Tutorial

Wholesale Schedule Tutorial

On January 28, 2014 the Authority sent a letter of notification to all licensed wholesalers and manufacturers which contains valuable information including a unique PIN number to enable initial access to the new price posting system by licensees.  If you have not received your mailing within a reasonable time or if you are a new licensee, please contact the Wholesale Bureau to obtain your PIN number. 

For the convenience of current price posters, the new system has been pre-populated with your February 2014 schedule information.  Due to some formatting changes, reviewing and updating the pre-populated information will be necessary.  Please find a tutorial below to assist you with the conversion from the old format.

First Time Data Conversion Tutorial


Summer 2013 Wholesaler Shutdown Period Annoucement 


Hurricane Sandy Delinquency "C.O.D" List and Price Posting Relief - Posted 11/01/2012

HURRICANE SANDY DELINQUENCY “C.O.D.” LIST AND PRICE POSTING RELIEF Due to the large volume of reports regarding wholesalers and retailers being unable to properly conduct their business affairs due to the effects of Hurricane Sandy the SLA will employ discretion in delinquent (“C.O.D.”) list cases as follows:

 

  • Retailers will have an additional 5 business days to tender payment for liquor and wine invoices featuring delivery dates of September 27th, 28th, 29th, 30th and October 1st, 2nd, and 3rd, thus making the new final payment dates for them November 5th (for deliveries made on September 27th, 28th, and 29th) and November 7th (for deliveries made on September 30th and October 1st, 2nd and 3rd), respectively. Beer invoices featuring delivery dates of October 15th through October 28th will have a new final payment date of November 19th.
  • Likewise, delinquent (C.O.D.) list reporting for wholesalers will be pushed back an additional 5 business days so that liquor and wine invoices with final payment dates of November 5th and November 7th will now have a C.O.D. list notification date of November 15th. Beer invoices with a final payment date of November 19th will have a C.O.D. list notification date of November 26th.

Additionally, due to the effects of Hurricane Sandy and in an effort to allow sufficient time for processing, the certification deadline for posting of prices to the December wine-to-retail and liquor-to-retail schedules has been extended from November 5th to November 9th. Neither the price posting viewing date (November 15th) nor the amendment period dates (November 16th through 20th) will be impacted by this extension.

 



Hurricane Sandy Relief for Retailers - Posted 10/29/2012

In an effort to offset the loss of the final 2 days of wholesale liquor and wine sales at October pricing due to the effects of Hurricane Sandy, wholesalers of liquor and wine may accept retailer orders at either October or November prices on November 1st and 2nd as long as deliveries of all sales at October prices are made by COB on Monday, November 5th.


New Brand Labeling Applications and Instructions


Active Farm Winery Branch Office Permits




SLA Advisory: Hurricane Irene C.O.D. List Reporting Requirements Relief  - Posted 9/21/2011

Click Here to Access the Advisory



REVISED WHOLESALE APPLICATION - Posted 09/13/2011

Please be advised that the Wholesale Application has been revised and updated on our website. The agency continues to review and revise applications in order to ensure that the questions and information provided are clear and concise. The prior Wholesale application will no longer be accepted for filing as of December 31, 2011.



GUIDANCE ON THE DEFINITION, PRODUCTION AND SALE OF "WINE PRODUCTS" - Posted 05/13/2011

"Wine Products" are a specific defined category of alcoholic beverages under New York law.  Please see SLA Advisory 2011-2 for details regarding the production, distribution and sale of "Wine Products" in New York. revised-05/13/2011



BEER WHOLESALER'S STATUTES, RULES and REGULATIONS - Posted 05/12/2011

Please find the updated version of the Beer Wholesaler's Statutes, Rules and Regulations including statutory interpretations and proposed rule changes. revised-05/12/2011



NEW EMAIL OPTION FOR DELINQUENT (C.O.D.) LIST NOTIFICATION - Posted 05/2/2011

Wholesalers now have the option of allowing retailers to opt into an electronic mail notification system for delinquent (C.O.D.) list notices. Please see SLA Advisory(link) for details and contact Counsel's Office at (518) 474-3114 with any questions or concerns you may have. 



2011 WHOLESALER SHUTDOWN PERIODS - Posted 12/21/2010

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ADVISORY – December 7, 2010

TO ALL MANUFACTURERS AND WHOLESALERS

DISTRIBUTION OF SAMPLE CONTAINERS OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES

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KEG REGISTRATION LAW EXPIRES

On November 22, 2010, New York’s Keg Registration Law expired. Licensees who sell beer at retail for off-premises consumption are no longer required to document and track keg sales on State Liquor Authority forms or collect the state mandated deposit. Licensees may still have their own deposit requirements to encourage patrons to return empty kegs to the licensee.



ANNOUNCEMENT - DECEMBER ORDERS - Posted 11/3/2010

Pursuant to ABCL Sec. 101-b(3)(a) and 101-b(3)(b) the Authority hereby grants permission for wholesalers to accept orders for alcoholic beverages from retailers as late as January 3, 2011 at prices posted for December, 2010. All such orders for product at December 2010 prices are to be delivered to retail licensees by January 7, 2011. 


ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE WHOLESALERS REQUEST FOR INFORMATION - 11/30/2009 - Link to Memorandum



RECENTLY INACTIVATED LICENSES- (Updated on the First and Fifteenth of the month)



2014 CREDIT CALENDARS



2013 CREDIT CALENDARS



LISTING OF REGISTERED BRANDS


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