The Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act (S. 236), legislation championed by the Brewers Association, that would lower federal excise taxes for small and independent craft brewers recently added its 51st and 52nd co-sponsors …More
- 31 state brewers guilds here in Madison for BA’s 2017 Guilds Leadership Summit!
- In Boulder for BA Board Meeting
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You may have noticed that the nation’s capital of Washington, D.C. is almost always a hub of activity, even when it seems that not a lot is getting done. Most recently, the “Big Six” (Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, National Economic Advisor Gary Cohn, Speaker Paul Ryan, House Ways and Means Chairman …More
Sam and Diane. Ross and Rachel. Dwayne and Whitley. Chuck and Blair. Congress and…tax reform? Like many of the great shipped couples throughout television history, Congress has been openly flirting with comprehensive tax reform for …More
The bill is now supported by the majority of the U.S. House of Representatives.
“We aren’t just at the table, we are setting the agenda.”
We’re almost a quarter of the way through 2017, and it’s been a whirlwind year so far. With the Craft Brewers Conference in Washington, D.C. scheduled to take place in less than a month, here’s …More
Grassroots activism is one of the most powerful tools for small and independent brewers. During the last legislative session, more than half of the U.S. Congress supported lowering the federal excise tax for craft brewers. …More
It has been quite a year, with many ups and downs. Whether you had the best year of your life or are happy to see 2016 finally come to an end, it’s beneficial to take …More
The Brewers Association works on a broad range of issues in Washington, D.C. One minute it is focusing on federal excise taxes; the next it is working with the TTB. It is our goal here …More
Last week I was in California for the California Craft Brewers Association’s (CCBA) Bi-Annual Conference. It was a fantastic event that offered me the opportunity to see our industry from the perspective of one of …More