Form CDTFA-240-A "Distilled Spirits Received From Own Bottling Department" - California

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CDTFA-240-A (FRONT) REV. 4 (8-19)
STATE OF CALIFORNIA
DISTILLED SPIRITS RECEIVED FROM OWN BOTTLING DEPARTMENT
CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF TAX AND FEE ADMINISTRATION
IMPORTANT - Please read the instructions on the reverse before completing this report.
(a) CDTFA DISTILLED SPIRITS ACCOUNT NUMBER
(b) REPORTING PERIOD
(c)
Begin
End
Page
of
Page(s)
(d) BUSINESS NAME
(e) MAILING ADDRESS (street, city, state, and ZIP code)
1
2
3
4
BOTTLED PER FEDERAL REPORTS
DATE
FOR WHOM BOTTLED
ADDRESS
IN WINE GALLONS (after bottling)
BOTTLED
NAME OF OWNER OF BULK DISTILLED SPIRITS
BEFORE BOTTLING IF
(a) 100 PROOF
(b) OVER
OTHER THAN LICENSEE SHOWN ABOVE
STREET
CITY
STATE
ZIP
AND UNDER
100 PROOF
TOTALS
4a.
4b.
(f) SIGNATURE
(g) PRINT NAME AND TITLE
(h) TELEPHONE
(i) EMAIL ADDRESS
CDTFA-240-A (FRONT) REV. 4 (8-19)
STATE OF CALIFORNIA
DISTILLED SPIRITS RECEIVED FROM OWN BOTTLING DEPARTMENT
CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF TAX AND FEE ADMINISTRATION
IMPORTANT - Please read the instructions on the reverse before completing this report.
(a) CDTFA DISTILLED SPIRITS ACCOUNT NUMBER
(b) REPORTING PERIOD
(c)
Begin
End
Page
of
Page(s)
(d) BUSINESS NAME
(e) MAILING ADDRESS (street, city, state, and ZIP code)
1
2
3
4
BOTTLED PER FEDERAL REPORTS
DATE
FOR WHOM BOTTLED
ADDRESS
IN WINE GALLONS (after bottling)
BOTTLED
NAME OF OWNER OF BULK DISTILLED SPIRITS
BEFORE BOTTLING IF
(a) 100 PROOF
(b) OVER
OTHER THAN LICENSEE SHOWN ABOVE
STREET
CITY
STATE
ZIP
AND UNDER
100 PROOF
TOTALS
4a.
4b.
(f) SIGNATURE
(g) PRINT NAME AND TITLE
(h) TELEPHONE
(i) EMAIL ADDRESS
CDTFA-240-A (BACK) REV. 4 (8-19)
INSTRUCTIONS
DISTILLED SPIRITS RECEIVED FROM OWN BOTTLING DEPARTMENT
Every distilled spirits manufacturer, manufacturer's agent, brandy manufacturer, and rectifier shall keep and
preserve a record of all distilled spirits produced, manufactured, cut, blended, rectified, bottled, packaged
or otherwise acquired in this state. All distilled spirits received from licensee's own bottling or packaging
department shall be recorded on this form and be retained by the licensee to be readily available for verification
by employees of the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration (CDTFA). Receipts from the bottling
or packaging department shall include all distilled spirits bottled or packaged, whether or not the distilled
spirits are owned by the licensee.
PREPARATION OF THE REPORT
Prepare report and submit with CDTFA-501-DS, Distilled Spirits Tax Return, to the CDTFA. To file your report
with the return online, go to
www.cdtfa.ca.gov
and select File a Return. For additional information, please
review the Filing Requirements section of the instructions on the corresponding tax return CDTFA-501-DS,
Distilled Spirits Tax Return.
For each page, complete (a) through (e) at the top of the report. Enter (a) your CDTFA Distilled Spirits account
number; (b) the period begin date and end date; (c) the page number and the total pages; (d) your business
name; and (e) your mailing address. Complete (f) through (i) at the bottom of the first page by signing your name
in (f); printing your name and title in (g); entering your telephone number in box (h), and your email address in
(i). If a multiple page report is filed, (f) through (i) need only be completed on page 1.
Column 1.
Enter date distilled spirits were bottled.
Column 2.
Enter name of person for whom distilled spirits were bottled.
Column 3.
Enter address of person for whom distilled spirits were bottled. A list of valid postal codes
is available on our website on CDTFA-810-CTC, Postal Abbreviations Table.
Column 4.
(a) Enter total gallons of distilled spirits 100 proof and under (bottled per federal reports).
(b) Enter total gallons of distilled spirits over 100 proof (bottled per federal reports).
Totals.
Add the total gallons in columns 4a and in column 4b, and enter the result for each column
in the Totals row. The final page of the report should contain the grand total of each column
of all pages. Enter the grand total from columns 4a and 4b on line 2 of CDTFA-501-DS,
Distilled Spirits Tax Return.
Note:
Report all alcoholic beverages in wine gallons pursuant to Alcoholic Beverage Tax
by multiplying the quantity in liters by 0.264172. Round the result to the
Regulation
2544
nearest gallon.
For more information, visit our website at www.cdtfa.ca.gov. You may also call our Customer Service Center at 1-800-400-7115
(TTY:711); from the main menu, select the option Special Taxes and Fees. Customer service representatives are available
Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Pacific time), except state holidays.
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