The Trump administration announced that the temporary exemptions that were in place for Canada, Mexico and the European Union have been rescinded making the 25% steel and 10% aluminum tariffs on unmanufactured materials effective June …More
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Government affairs current issues, news and announcements from the Brewers Association and members of the House and Senate Small Brewers Caucus.
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.
The Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) has issued Industry Circular 2018-3 providing guidance for proprietors who wish to “alternate” their premises in a way that varies from TTB requirements for the purpose …More
In a recently-posted Advertising, Labeling and Formulation FAQ A29, the Tax and Trade Bureau details its policy on the use of Federally-designated controlled substances, including marijuana.
House Resolution 884, introduced by the Congressional House Small Brewers Caucus chairs Representatives Peter DeFazio (D-OR), Mike Kelly (R-PA), Richard Neal (D-MA) and Patrick McHenry (R-NC), expresses appreciation for the goals of American Craft Beer …More
The Brewers Association (BA) and the National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) have filed a joint Reply Brief in the matter of the Anheuser-Busch InBev (ABI) acquisition of SABMiller stating that the Department of Justice (DOJ) …More
The Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) has accepted a $900,000 offer in compromise from Warsteiner Importers Agency Inc. for alleged violations of the trade practice provisions of the Federal Alcohol Administration (FAA) …More
With the arrival of the compliance date for menu labeling, The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued final supplemental guidance for industry that addresses public and stakeholder comments and expands upon the draft version …More
Since the October 2016 Anheuser-Busch InBev (ABI) acquisition of SABMiller, the Department of Justice (DOJ) has been working with ABI on approval of the Proposed Final Judgment (PFJ) and has now clarified the “best efforts” …More
Following the President’s signing of a proclamation imposing tariffs on imported aluminum and steel, the Brewers Association expressed its concern with the potential implications on small and independent brewers and its intention to continue to …More
The Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) has posted further information of interest to brewers as part of the continuing effort to provide guidance concerning the recently reduced excise tax rates. The new information follows and …More