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NY Homebrew Bill Continues to Move

Passing the Assembly and returned to the Senate, S.B. 1227 authorizes the operation of home beer makers centers, home cider makers centers and home wine makers centers under the jurisdiction of the state liquor authority …More

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Farm Brewery Sales Expansion

Passing both legislative chambers, S.B. 5707 seeks to authorize farm brewery licensees to sell wine and spirits manufactured by the licensee or a licensed farm winery or distillery.

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New York City Tax Credit Advances

Passing both legislative chambers, Assembly Bill 1719 provides for a beer production business tax credit for small brewers that produce 60 million or fewer gallons of beer in New York City. The tax credit consists …More

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NY Electronic Tax Filing Bill Studied

Reported from committee and referred to another, Senate Bill 6313 would require the Commissioner of Taxation and Finance to allow distillers and brewers to file their taxes electronically.

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Combined Craft Manufacturers License Advancing

Under consideration by the Senate after passing the Assembly, Senate Bill 8140 seeks to create, among other provisions, a combined craft manufacturer’s license combining the privileges of two or more farm or micro manufacturing licenses …More

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Event Sampling Bill Passes NY Senate

Passing the Senate, S.B. 1860 would allow brewers, manufacturers, and importers to serve small samples of their beer or malt beverages at certain events.

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NY Homebrew Bill Amended

Returned to the Senate and amended, S.B. 1227 authorizes the operation of home beer makers centers, home cider makers centers and home wine makers centers under the jurisdiction of the state liquor authority and defines …More

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New York Releases Report on Alcohol Laws

The New York State Liquor Authority’s Alcoholic Beverage Control Law Working Group has released its report on the reorganization of, and revisions to, the Alcoholic Beverage Control Law.

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Homebrew Bill Advances in NY

Passing the Senate, S.B. 1227 authorizes the operation of home beer makers centers, home cider makers centers and home wine makers centers under the jurisdiction of the state liquor authority and defines such centers as …More

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