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AlcTax Compliance FAQ


Q: What is Avior Alcohol Tax Compliance (AlcTax Compliance)?

Avior Alcohol Tax Compliance (AlcTax Compliance) is a tax platform that provides alcohol excise tax processing in the cloud. It is designed to make alcohol tax preparation easier for tax administrators.

Q: What can I do with Avior Alcohol Tax Compliance (AlcTax Compliance)?

You can prepare your alcohol tax returns for all jurisdictions in minutes. Just as Intuit's Business TurboTax enables corporate annual tax preparation and filing, Avior AlcTax Compliance enables monthly alcohol excise tax preparation and filing in the cloud. Avior Tobtax provides comprehensive support for all U.S. federal, state, county, and city jurisdictions. Avior AlcTax Compliance reduces IT costs by eliminating the need for IT development, maintenance, and support for tax processing. Avior Tobtax Compliance changes the economics of tax preparation by allowing you to pay only for jurisdictions that you actually need.

Q: Is there software to install?

There is no software for you to install, everything is processed on AlcTax platform in secure cloud servers.

Q: What if alcohol manufacturers?

AlcTax can process tax returns for alcohol manufacturers, distributor, wholesaler, and importers.

Q: Does AlcTax Compliance work with my invoicing system?

AlcTax Compliance works with almost all back office invoicing systems, ERPs, e-commerce or financial systems.

Q: Does AlcTax-C platform validate inventory data using UPCs?

No, alcohol UPCs are reused by manufacturers, so there is no static universal UPCs table to use for validation.

Q: Do we need to provide data in specific format?

No, AlcTax-C platform takes data as it comes from ERP in different format and multiple files. AlcTax-C platform will curate and cross reference data from multiple back-end systems files.

Q: How data exchange work on AlcTax-C platform?

AlcTax-C platform user account includes two secure sFTP folders dropoff and pickup. /dropoff folder is used for user data files upload and /pickup folder is used by the user to download output tax returns files.

Q: How can I get started with Avior Alcohol Tax Compliance (AlcTax Compliance)?

To sign up for Avior AlcTax, please contact our sales team at (972) 535-4506.


Q: Will I be alerted when failure occurs?

Yes, AlcTax will send notification email to inform you that a failure occurred with description and severity.

Q: What if some of my data comes from outside my invoicing system?

That is ok, AlcTax platform accepts data from multiple back-office systems and manually prepared data Excel sheets.

Q: Do we have to change/clean data before uploading it to Tobtax?

No, Avior AlcTax works best on the most raw data possible. AlcTax will curate, validate, and auto correct the raw data based on profile configuration.


Q: How will I be charged and billed for my use of Avior Alcohol Tax Compliance (AlcTax Compliance)?

AlcTax Compliance pricing is monthly subscription fee which is based on your number of alcohol tax returns. To get accurate quote please contact sales team.

You can also refer to the FAQs page for each Avior platform for platform-specific questions.