Key dates for Wine Export Charge returns

Here are the key timeframes and information for each Wine Export Charge return:

3 weeks prior to the end of the Quarter

  1. All exporters who have shipments in the quarter will receive a preliminary Statement of Exports. Use this to check your shipment data and make any adjustments before the Wine Export Charge is calculated at the end of the quarter
  2. All exporters will receive an Exporter Details and Authorised Users notice showing exporter details, online user logins and exporter contacts (with responsibility areas). Use this to make sure that your company and contact details are correct.

After the quarter ends

Quarters 1, 2 and 3
The Quarterly Return Exporters will receive a Wine Export Charge Export Summary. This includes your Return Declaration to be completed and a tax invoice that shows the current balance to be paid, calculated from the beginning of the financial year, taking into account any amounts invoiced in previous quarters.

Annual Return Exporters will receive a final Statement of Exports.

Quarter 4
All exporters will receive a Wine Export Charge Export Summary. This includes your Return Declaration to be completed and a tax invoice that shows the current balance to be paid, calculated from the beginning of the financial year, taking into account any amounts invoiced in previous quarters.

One week prior to the payment due date

A Return Declaration reminder will be sent to exporters who have not yet 'declared'.

On the due date (28th of July, October, January, April)

Return Declarations and Wine Export Charge payment is due. Any payments remitted after this date will incur penalties issued by the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources.