Quarterly Distillery Return (W21)

File your quarterly production return if you run a distillery. Declare materials you've used and spirits you've produced using form W21.


Quarterly Distillery Return - declaration of materials used and spirits produced


Use this form to file quarterly distillery returns to HMRC. This will be March, June, September and December.

Submit this form within 14 days of the end of each quarter. You must submit this form even if it amounts to a ‘nil’ return. You must submit details of the:

  • types of materials you’ve used
  • quantity of materials you’ve used
  • amount of spirits you’ve produced

Email HMRC to ask for this form in Welsh (Cymraeg).

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Published 11 August 2014
Last updated 11 August 2021 + show all updates
  1. The Quarterly Distillery Return (W21) form has been updated with a new return address.

  2. First published.