House File 521 contains the final recommendations from a working group spearheaded by the State Alcoholic Beverages Division and appointed by the Governor to review and suggest changes to state liquor laws. Among various …More
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In a recently released report on the necessity of ingredient and nutritional labeling for alcohol beverages, the European Commission states “The list of ingredients and the nutrition declaration are key information particulars that help consumers …More
H.B. 2141 would allow the issuance of a drinking establishment or caterer license to a person that also has a beneficial interest in an alcohol manufacturer’s license. The bill would require that any alcoholic liquor …More
The Tax and Trade Bureau has provided further guidance on terminating a bond under the provisions of the PATH Act. As a reminder, brewers who reasonably expect to be liable for not more than $50,000 …More
House Bill 2160 would allow brewery-public house licensees to also hold off-premises sales licenses.
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.
Companion bills H.B. 499 and S.B. 502 redefine beer as having alcoholic content of up to 18 percent by volume (current definition is up to 8 per cent by weight).
House Bill 908 would allow retailers to sell draft beer for off-premise consumption in securely sealed containers that are either reusable or single-use, i.e. crowlers.
House Bill 155 seeks to lower the allowable blood alcohol content (BAC) from .08 to .05.
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