A Broker is any person who purchases or obtains an alcoholic beverage from an importer, distillery, brewery or winery and sells the alcoholic beverage to another broker, importer, or wholesaler without having custody of the alcoholic beverage or maintaining a stock of the alcoholic beverage.

This guideline is to assist you in the preparation of a State of Georgia Brokers License application that is submitted electronically at The Georgia Tax Center.

Initial Required Documents  (available below)

  1. ATT-104/COLA/Labels
  2. ATT-17 State Alcohol Personnel Statement
  3. State Financial Affidavit (In state)
  4. Malt Beverage Bond Performance & Tax Liability Bond
  5. Wine Performance & Tax Liability Bond
  6. Liquor Broker Bond
  7. Copy of Federal Basic Permit
  8. Copy of Local License (In state)
  9. Power of Attorney (If Applicable)
  10. O.C.G.A 50-3-1 (e)(2) - Citizenship Affidavit
  11. Secure and Verifiable Documents

License Fee(s)

  1. $100.00 - Distilled Spirits
  2.   $50.00 - Malt beverage
  3.   $50.00 - Wine
  4. $100.00 - Investigation Fee (Non-Refundable)

Background Investigation and Fingerprint Process

Upon receipt, the application will be assigned to a Revenue Special Agent in the area where the business is located. A background investigation may be conducted by the Investigating Agent where the applicant(s) will be advised about the fingerprint process. Additional Documents may be required during the background investigation at the discretion of the Investigating Agent. A reasonable effort will be made to complete the investigation in a timely manner. However, several factors could delay the application process, including, but not limited to;

  1. Save Approval (Citizenship)
  2. Tax Delinquency Check
  3. Missing Documents