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KY Direct Shipping Bill Becomes Law

Becoming law without the Governor’s signature, H.B. 415 establishes a direct shipper license authorizing shipment of alcoholic beverages to consumers in Kentucky. A manufacturer authorized to manufacture alcoholic beverages in or outside Kentucky or a licensed alcoholic beverage supplier would …Read More

Self-Distribution and Franchise Addressed in KY

Senate Bill 231 seeks to allow microbreweries (defined as under 50,000 barrels annual production) to self-distribute up to 2,500 barrels per year. The bill additionally provides for: written distribution agreements; no cause terminations for brewers whose products represent five …Read More

Direct Shipping Bill Intro’d in KY

H.B. 415 seeks to establish a direct shipper license authorizing shipment of alcoholic beverages to consumers in Kentucky. A manufacturer authorized to manufacture alcoholic beverages in or outside Kentucky or a licensed alcoholic beverage supplier would be eligible to apply …Read More

KY Sales, Distribution and Tax Bill Approved by Governor

Signed by the Governor, H.B. 136 proposes numerous changes to retail sales by microbreweries and to distribution and shipping of malt beverages. It would also require microbreweries to report and pay taxes on wholesale sales made directly to consumers. Read More

KY Sales, Distribution and Tax Bill Heads to Governor

Before the Governor for action, H.B. 136 proposes numerous changes to retail sales by microbreweries and to distribution and shipping of malt beverages. It would also require microbreweries to report and pay taxes on wholesale sales made directly to …Read More

Wholesale Tax Increase Propsed in KY

House Bill 159 seeks to increase the wholesale sales tax rate for beer, wine, and distilled spirits to fourteen percent. Read More

Sales, Distribution and Tax Changes Proposed in KY

H.B. 136 proposes numerous changes to retail sales by microbreweries and to distribution and shipping of malt beverages. It would also require microbreweries to report and pay taxes on wholesale sales made directly to consumers. Read More

Expanded Sales Tax Introduced in KY

House Bill 136 would require microbreweries to report and pay taxes on wholesale sales made directly to consumers. Read More

Kentucky Looks at Increasing Wholesale Sales Tax

House Bill 82 seeks to increase the wholesale sales tax rate for beer, wine, and distilled spirits to fourteen percent. Read More

Credit Extension Proposed in KY

House Bill 133 seeks to permit brewers and distributors to extend credit to retail licensees on the purchase of malt beverages for a period not to exceed 30 days from the date of invoice. 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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