To all breweries in New York State, I would like to send a friendly reminder that the annual New York State Sales Tax Information Return (“Return”) for the period March 1, 2014 through February 28, 2015 is due on or before March 20, 2015. This Return is required to be filed by all alcoholic beverage wholesalers excluding Farm Wineries and Farm Distilleries. This Return requires the filer to provide specific information with respect to each vendor located in New York State to whom it has made a sale without collecting sales or use tax. There is also an additional requirement to notify your vendors of the information you provided in the Return. The information must be provided to each vendor on or before March 20th. Failure to provide this information by the due date can result in penalties of up to $10,000 for any filing period. This Return must be provided electronically to the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance.