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Department of Taxation and Finance

Confiscated alcohol

We've listed below current opportunities to buy alcoholic beverages that were confiscated by the NYS Tax Department.

Who may bid:

  • any manufacturer, wholesaler, or retailer with a valid NYS Liquor Authority license

Our authority to sell: Alcoholic Beverages Control Law Section 99-B and Tax Law Section 1845 allow us to sell alcoholic beverages confiscated in accordance with judicial law.

Your bid may be disqualified if you don't:

  • meet all requirements and follow the instructions in the bid documents
  • check this page for any bid updates and incorporate changes into your bid
  • mail your proposal; we do not accept bids by email or other electronic means

We will post links under the related sale number to any:

  • bid changes and clarifications
  • bidder questions and our responses
  • announcements that relate to a bid

How to access bid documents:

  • Click the link under the "Sale number" heading below for the desired sale
  • You must Adobe Reader software to view and print the bid documents, which are in Adobe Acrobat (PDF) format.  If you don't, download a free copy.

If you have difficulty downloading the bid documents, please call (518) 530-4484.

If you have website or bid questions, email


Current restricted sales - alcohol

Sale Number Description Date Posted Auction Date
There are no alcohol auctions at this time.