Suppliers are required to notify the Alcoholic Beverages Division (ABD) electronically a minimum of thirty (30) days prior to the first day of the month in which the allowance is in effect. The effective month, NABCA code, item description, size and the amount offered off of the case cost must be included. Price changes should be divisible down to the unit level (bottle, sleeve, etc.) without rounding. Price changes should be based on the unit rather than the case. For example, if offering a $12.00 per case allowance, this is divisible down to $1.00 per 12 bottle case and is acceptable. An $8.00 per case offering on a 12 bottle case would not be acceptable, because $8.00 is not divisible[…]

Bill downs (actual price reductions) Permitted Depletion allowances Permitted Purchase allowances Permitted Lump-sum payments Permitted* Quantity discounts Permitted** Free Goods Prohibited * Provided they are given in accordance with the guidelines set forth under Title 27 CFR Part 10 of the federal regulations. ** Certain discounts are prohibited under WAC 314-23-085. However, the subject of what pricing and promotional strategies constitute unfair trade practices is currently subject to litigation and rulemaking. Industry members are advised to consult with counsel and proceed with caution in this area. All wholesalers carrying the brand(s) involved must be treated in a proportionately equal and non-discriminatory manner. Pricing by wholesalers to retailers is extensively regulated. See Section 4.1, Price Posting/Quotations/Lead Times for discussion and additional[…]

Special allowances—or Special Price Adjustments (SPAs)—may be offered under the guidelines set forth below. Such allowances must be submitted on a form prescribed by the Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission. 6.1 Minimum amounts for SPAs Minimum Discount at Retail Eligible Size Delivered Price to North Carolina Warehouse * January- October November and December 1.75 L $0.00 and up $2.50 $4.00 750 ml $61.00 to 110.99 $2.00 $3.00 750 ml $ 111.00 and up $3.00 $3.50 * If the case configuration results in less than the standard number of bottles per case, the SPA can be adjusted accordingly; e.g., a 750 ml case holding only six (6) bottles instead of the standard twelve (12) bottles. 6.2 Guidelines for SPAs The Commission must[…]

Billdowns (actual price reductions) permitted Depletion allowances permitted Purchase allowances permitted Lump-sum payments permitted* Quantity discounts Permitted** * Provided they are given in accordance with guidelines set forth under Title 27 CFR Part 10 of the federal regulations. ** See MO Regulations, Title 11, Division 70, Chapter 2, Section 2.190(3).

Billdowns (actual price reductions) Permitted Depletion Allowances Permitted Purchase Allowances Permitted Lump-sum payments Permitted* Quantity discounts Permitted** * Provided they are given in accordance with the guidelines set forth under Title 27 CFR Part 10 of the federal regulations. ** Quantity discounts must be offered equally to all retailers and shall apply only to single orders from a specific licensed location. The owner of multiple permitted locations may not combine orders for multiple locations to obtain a greater discount; each retail location must be invoiced separately. Offers of free products if a certain volume is purchased and channel pricing within permit types are prohibited by law. [Notice to Wholesalers dated January 25, 2019, found on the Alcohol Tobacco and Control[…]

Promotional allowances per se are not allowed. It is unlawful to grant, directly or indirectly, any discount, rebate, free goods, allowance or any other inducement. Bona fide price reductions are permitted, however, and must be reflected on the price posting. In the case of violations, the ABLE Commission has the authority to take the following action: First Offense – Up to ten (10) days suspension of license. Second Offense – Up to thirty (30) days suspension of license. Third Offense – Revocation of license. [OK Law, Title 37A, Chapter 3, Section 3-123.]

Billdowns (actual price reductions) Permitted Depletion allowances Permitted Purchase allowances Permitted Lump-sum payments Permitted* Quantity discounts Permitted Free goods Prohibited** * Provided they are given in accordance with the guidelines set forth under Title 27 CFR Part 10 of the federal regulations. ** Quantity discounts are permitted, but invoices cannot reflect a zero-cost or below-cost sale. [CO Regulations, Regulation 47-322(A)(6)(b).]