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NJ RTD Spirits Tax Bill Clears Committee

Reported from Senate committee, Senate Bill 3452 seeks to reduce the alcoholic beverage tax rate on cider and low-percentage alcohol by volume (ABV) liquors so that they match the tax rate for beer at 12 cents/gallon. Read More

NJ Farm Brewery License Bill Passes Committee

Passing committee in substitute form, S.B. 72 establishes farm brewery and winery-brewery beverage licenses. Read More

Alcohol Advisory Council Proposed in NJ

Senate Bill 3977 establishes an advisory council for the brewery, cidery, meadery, and distillery industries in NJ and provides for funding through certain alcoholic beverage tax receipts Read More

RTD Spirits Tax Bill Amended

Amended in Senate committee, Senate Bill 3452 seeks to reduce the alcoholic beverage tax rate on cider and low-percentage alcohol by volume (ABV) liquors so that they match the tax rate for beer at 12 cents/gallon. Read More

Retail Memberships Proposed in NJ

A.B. 5550 permits holders of certain alcohol manufacturing licenses to offer retail memberships to customers. Read More

New Brewery Sales Provisions Intro’d in NJ

S.B. 3673 seeks to authorize limited breweries and craft distilleries to sell at retail and offer for sampling purposes product bottled and stored off-site under certain circumstances and authorizes craft distilleries to manufacture redistilled alcoholic beverages. Read More

NJ Sales Tax Deduction Considered

S.B. 3776 provides a temporary deduction for food and beverage establishments, including breweries, distilleries, wineries, and brew pubs, from certain sales and use tax remittances. Read More

Tax Rate Reduction Sought in NJ

S.B. 3452 seeks to reduce the alcoholic beverage tax rate on cider and low-percentage alcohol by volume liquors. Read More

Brewery Promotion Bill Advances in NJ

Reported out of Senate committee with amendments, A.B. 1091 requires the Division of Travel and Tourism to advertise and promote tours of breweries in the State. Read More

NJ Alcohol Advisory Council Proposal Clears Committee

Passing out of committee, A.B. 1293 establishes an advisory council for the brewery, cidery, meadery, and distillery industries and provides for funding through certain alcoholic beverage tax receipts. 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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