Signed into law, House Bill 542, among many provisions, exempts kegs used to contain malt or brewed beverages from Pennsylvania’s 6% sales and use tax.
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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.
Passing the legislature, Senate Bill 357 amends the Michigan Liquor Control Code to allow a manufacturer that sold direct to a retailer or a wholesaler to refund to a retailer the amount the retailer paid …More
Governor Tom Wolf’s budget proposal contains $5 million in tax credits to brewers providing a maximum annual credit of $200,000 for capital improvement expenditures made after June 30, 2017.
Signed by the Governor, House Bill 1196 allows for, among many provisions, distributor license holders to sell malt beverages in any amount for off-premises consumption, including growlers, and the shipment of beer from manufacturers to …More
According to the Brewers of Pennsylvania, a recently enacted revenue package contained a Malt Beverage Tax Credit (not to exceed $5 million annually) on any capital expenditure that expands brewery operations.
Signed by the Governor, House Bill 1690 provides for substantive reforms to the state’s liquor sales system. Short of full privatization, the bill would allow for expanded grocery and restaurant sales while maintaining existing …More
House Bill 1973 would allow limited breweries, limited wineries and limited distilleries to serve each other’s product on-site.
Senate Bill 1060 provides for two new permits available to licensed breweries. The first permit participation in wine and food festivals and the sale by the glass, bottle or package of malt and brewed beverages …More
Stripped of its privatization provisions in the Senate after passing the House, House Bill 1690 now provides for, among many provisions, expanded wine and liquor permits for restaurant-hotel licensees, the creation of the Pennsylvania Malt …More
Passing the House, House Bill 1690 seeks to privatize the sale of wine and spirits, creating 1,200 wine and liquor enhanced permits available for purchase by licensed beer distributors for 6 months after enactment. …More