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NY Farm Brewery Sales Expansion Advances

Passing the Senate, Senate Bill 5707 authorizes farm brewery licensees to sell wine and spirits manufactured by the licensee or a licensed farm winery or distillery.

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Sales Tax Exemption Proposed in New York

A.B. 8706 seeks to amend the tax law to provide wine, beer, cider, and liquor tastings by a licensed producer to be exempt from the sales and compensating use tax.

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Electronic Filing Required in NY

S.B. 6313 would require the Commissioner of Taxation and Finance to allow distillers and brewers to file their taxes electronically.

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Sales Tax Exemption Proposed in New York

Senate Bill 6556 would exempt the beer, cider and distilled spirits provided by a licensed brewery, farm brewery, cider producer, farm cidery, distillery or farm distillery for a consumer tasting from sales tax.

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Promotion Council Proposed

Companion legislation A.B. 2305 and S.B. 4118 seek to establish the New York craft beverage council within the department of economic development to develop a marketing strategy to promote the state’s fine wines, spirits and …More

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Alcohol Laws Under Review

Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the creation of a working group of industry leaders to recommend revisions to New York State’s Alcoholic Beverage Control Laws. The group, which includes Steve Hindy (co-founder of Brooklyn Brewery) and …More

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