A report released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Foreign Agricultural Service highlights cultural and economic changes in China that officials believe will lead to increased craft beer sales in the world’s largest beer consuming …More
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The Tax and Trade Bureau has released a set of frequently asked questions about mead, or honey wine. These questions address topics that include: what is mead under federal law and how to label mead, …More
The federal Food and Drug Administration recently issued Guidance for Industry: Nutrition Labeling of Standard Menu Items in Restaurants and Similar Retail Food Establishments; Small Entity Compliance Guide relating to new regulations requiring restaurants and …More
H.R. 232, the Small Brewer Reinvestment and Expanding Workforce Act (Small BREW Act), was introduced in the 114th U.S. Congress on January 8 by Representatives Erik Paulsen (R-MN) and Richard E. Neal (D-MA). Joining as …More
After passing the Wyoming House, House Bill 141, repealing the excise tax on malt beverages, has died in the Senate.
House Bill 140, seeking to raise the excise tax on malt beverages by 4.5 cents per liter, has failed to receive consideration.
Passing the House, H.B. 1179 excludes the production of cider from the commodity assessment that applies to vinifera wine grape growers and producers, which funds the advertising of Washington wines through the Washington Wine Commission.
Tabled in the Senate following House passage, House Bill 1002 seeks to direct funding to the Department of Revenue to upgrade the electronic tax collection technology for submitting reports and remitting taxes related to alcoholic …More
Amended in committee, House Bill 1858 seeks to raise the excise tax on low-point beer from $11.25 to $45.00 per barrel to account for its exemption from sales tax.
Assembly Bill 5422 would provide a tax credit to wineries, breweries and distilleries for bottling, packaging, and labeling expenses.