S.B. 287 establishes standards for establishment of farm breweries that produce less than 150,000 gallons of malt beverages on lands zoned for exclusive farm use or mixed farm and forest use.
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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 initial committee consideration, S.B. 132 would change the definition of beer to increase the ABW from 3.2% to 4.8% (4% ABV to 6% ABV).
H.B. 343 seeks to establish a small craft beer producer income tax credit.
House Bill 887 and companion S.B. 1006 repeal the definition of draft beer and apply the same tax rate (0.54 cents/per wine gallon) to all beer.
L.B. 314 and L.B. 497 propose to raise alcohol taxes, among others, to address the state’s property tax crisis. Under both bills, the gallonage tax on beer would increase to $1.38 from thirty-one cents.
A.B. 205 seeks to amend the definition of beer to expressly allow the fermentation of fruit, honey and natural sugars.
Signed by the Governor, Senate Bill 11 removes the dual licensing requirement for a person who manufacturers, sells at wholesale, or imports both fermented malt beverages and malt liquor.
H.B. 546 and companion S.B. 773 would increase the annual production limit of small craft producer pub licensees to 125,000 barrels (from 60,000 barrels) and allow brewpub licensees and small craft producer pub licensees that …More
House Bill 1172 and companion Senate Bill 772 seek to repeal the requirement that there be attached a clear and legible notice, placard, or marker upon the faucet, spigot, or outlet wherefrom the draught beer …More
The Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act of 2019 (S. 362; H.R. 1175) has been introduced in Congress. The legislation makes permanent the tax and other provisions passed as part of the Tax …More