What is a Montana Alcohol Tax Bond? 

Montana Alcohol Tax BondWhether you are an owner of a brewery, winery, distillery; applying for an on-premise license or an off-premise license; a beer wholesaler or a wine distributor in Montana, the Alcohol, Tobacco, Tax, and Trade Bureau requires you to furnish a surety bond.

The bond is created to ensure the following:

  • That the license applicant will pay the right amount of taxes
  • That the license applicant will strictly comply with all regulatory and legal requirements of the business of selling alcoholic beverages in Montana.

The Alcohol Tax Bond is a contract between the following parties:

Principal – the person who will sell, manufacture, import, export, distribute the alcoholic beverages in Montana.

Obligee – the organization or government unit requiring the bond

Surety – the surety bond company that will act as a guarantor for the principal’s compliance with the bond conditions

The Alcohol Tax Bond is also known by other names. This can either be specific to the state or the type of alcoholic beverage. Here are some examples:

  • Liquor Bond
  • Alcoholic Beverage Tax Bond
  • Liquor Tax Bond
  • Beverage Tax Bond
  • Brewer’s Bond
  • Distilled Spirits License Bond
  • Liquor License Bond
  • Malt Beverage License Bond
  • Wine Bond
  • Liquor Drink Tax Bond


Alcohol Tax Bond by State 

Since each state – in addition to federal laws – has the power to regulate the distribution, manufacturing, or selling of alcoholic beverages within its jurisdiction, the obligations per alcohol tax bond, and the amount will vary.

Some states have stricter alcohol tax bond requirements than others.

If you want to be further informed about the alcohol tax bond in your state, get a free quote here.


How can I secure a Montana Alcohol Tax Bond?

You can easily get one by following these simple steps:

STEP 1: Apply for the bond

You need to fill out and submit a bond application.

STEP 2: Underwriting

We will ask you for a couple of important information needed for the bond. This will include your financial history, business performance history, tax payment history, and your credit score. An underwriter will carefully evaluate all those.

STEP 3: Bond execution

Once the underwriter is done with the underwriting process, we will immediately issue the bond and send it to you!

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