Passing the legislature, House Bill 1035 seeks to extend the existing mixed beverage gross receipts tax of 13.5% to low-point beer.
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On December 20, 2017, Congress passed H.R. 1, the Tax Cut and Jobs Act. Learn more about how this bill could affect your brewery.
Signed by the Governor, S.B. 411 authorizes the sale and sampling of beer at licensed breweries between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 a.m.
Passing the Senate, S.B. 411 authorizes the sale and sampling of beer at licensed breweries between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 a.m.
Passing initial committee consideration, H.B. 1686 increases the excise tax rate on alcoholic beverages and exempts them from sales tax. The excise tax on each barrel of beer would increase from $12.50 to $45.00.
Voters approved State Question 792, allowing grocery and convenience stores to sell full-strength beer and wine, effective on October 1, 2018. The Retail Liquor Association of Oklahoma is planning to challenge of the constitutionality …More
The Oklahoma Attorney General has clarified a provision of the previously enacted S.B. 424 in an opinion which clears the way for craft brewers to sell high-point beer for both on- and off-premises consumption.
Signed by the Governor, S.B. 424 authorizes a brewer to sell beer produced by the brewer to consumers on the premises of the brewery.
Agreed in conference committee, Senate Joint Resolution 68 would establish a ballot initiative that would affect issues related to common ownership between the manufacturing, wholesaling and retailing tiers, the operation of brewery-owned branches …More
Signed by the Governor, S.B.1239 requires low-point beer and alcohol excise taxes to be paid electronically.
Passing the House in an amended version, Senate Joint Resolution 68 has been sent to a House-Senate conference committee to work out the differences. Among other provisions, SJR 68 would prohibit any common ownership …More