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IL Tax Compliance Requirement in Committee

Assigned to committee, Senate Bill 2035 provides that a brewer who is a class 1 brewer, class 2 brewer, or brew pub licensee shall accurately measure the quantity of beer transferred into its final packaging container to determine the brewer’s …Read More

BEER Act Intro’d in Illinois

H.B. 3495 and companion S.B. 532, the Brewers Economic Equity & Relief Act, would allow for the following provisions: limited brewpub self-distribution; permanent delivery for small alcohol producers; direct to consumer shipping for in-state and out-of-state brewers and distillers; and …Read More

Tax Credit Proposed in IL

Reassigned to committee, H.B. 3927 creates an income tax credit for licensed wine manufacturers and craft brewers in an amount equal to 50% of the qualified costs incurred by a qualified taxpayer during the taxable year, not to exceed $1,500; …Read More

Tax Credit Proposed in IL

H.B. 3927 creates an income tax credit for licensed wine manufacturers and craft brewers in an amount equal to 50% of the qualified costs incurred by a qualified taxpayer during the taxable year, not to exceed $1,500; provides that the …Read More

Tax Compliance Requirement Intro’d in IL

Senate Bill 2035 provides that a brewer who is a class 1 brewer, class 2 brewer, or brew pub licensee shall accurately measure the quantity of beer transferred into its final packaging container to determine the brewer’s tax liability by …Read More

BEER Act Intro’d in Illinois

H.B. 3495 and companion S.B. 532, the Brewers Economic Equity & Relief Act, would allow for the following provisions: limited brewpub self-distribution; permanent delivery for small alcohol producers; direct to consumer shipping for in-state and out-of-state brewers and distillers; and …Read More

Illinois Bill Looks at Discount Refill Issue

House Bill 547 provides that if a person purchases a mug, cup, or other glassware from a retail licensee, then that retail licensee may offer a discount to fill or refill that mug, cup, or other glassware. Read More

Growler-Crowler Sales Addressed in Illinois

Signed by the Governor, House Bill 3610 makes changes to provisions authorizing a manufacturer, distributor, or importing distributor to sell coil cleaning services and dispensing accessories. It further provides that a manufacturer of beer or a brew pub may …Read More

Crowler Sales Provisions Bill Heads to IL Governor

Sent to the Governor for action, House Bill 3610 makes changes to provisions authorizing a manufacturer, distributor, or importing distributor to sell coil cleaning services and dispensing accessories. It further provides that a manufacturer of beer or a brew …Read More

IL Distribution Agreement Provision Advances

Assigned to House committee following Senate passage, S.B. 996 provides that a brewer may cancel an agreement with a wholesaler without notice, unless otherwise provided by agreement, if there has been a revocation or suspension of a license or permit …Read More

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Pete Johnson

State & Regulatory Affairs Manager

Pete Johnson serves as the State & Regulatory Affairs Manager for the Brewers Association. He joined the BA at its inception in 2005, having previously worked as Programs Director for the Brewers Association of America. Before coming to the small brewing industry in 2001, Pete worked for 14 years with both state and federal elected officials in Pennsylvania and Washington, D.C.

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