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Home-Grown Virginia Tax Incentive Advances

Under House consideration after Senate passage, Senate Bill 798 provides an income tax subtraction, for purposes of computing Virginia adjusted gross income, for the income attributable to the sale of crops grown by a farmer …More

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Tastings Spending Cap Increase Dies in VA

Dying in committee, Senate Bill 1357 sought to increase the amount allowed to be spent on the purchase of alcoholic beverages used in a tasting conducted by manufacturers, wine and beer wholesalers, and authorized representatives …More

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VA Advertising Item Value Cap Increase Fails

Failing to pass committee, Senate Bill 1358 sought to provide that point of sale advertising materials provided by a manufacturer or its authorized vendor or a wholesale wine and beer licensee to a retail licensee …More

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Virginia Sales Tax Exemption Bill Becomes Law

Signed into law, House Bill 859 provides sales and use tax exemption for machinery, tools, equipment and materials used by licensed brewers in the production of beer and materials such as labels and boxes for …More

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Virginia Sales Tax Exemption Bill Advances

Passing both chambers of the legislature, House Bill 859 provides sales and use tax exemption for machinery, tools, equipment and materials used by licensed brewers in the production of beer and materials such as labels …More

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VA Beer Corkage Fee Signed into Law

Signed into law by the Governor, House Bill 706 allows restaurants to charge a corkage fee for beer and cider (such fees are already allowed for wine) consumed on their premises.

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VA Tour Guide Sampling Bill Held

Held in committee, Senate Bill 410 would allow tour guides employed by certain licensed breweries may consume up to three four-ounce samples of beer while conducting tours of the premises for the purpose of featuring …More

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