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NY Farm Brewery Sales Considered

Senate Bill 5853 would expand the privileges of farm breweries, cideries, wineries and distilleries to allow for the sales of “farm brewed” alcoholic beverages for off-premises consumption. Read More

Sales Tax Exemption Subject of NY Legislation

A.B. 6945 amends the tax law to provide wine, beer, cider, and liquor tastings by a licensed producer are exempt from the sales and compensating use tax. Read More

NY Bill Looks to Increase On-Site Sales

Companions Assembly Bill 6404 and Senate Bill 5173 seek to increase to 2,000 the number of barrels that a restaurant brewer (brew-pub) may produce to sell at retail or wholesale. The current limit is 250 barrels. Read More

NY Bill Looks to Increase On-Site Sales

Companions Assembly Bill 6404 and Senate Bill 5173 seek to increase to 2,000 the number of barrels that a restaurant brewer (brew-pub) may produce to sell at retail or wholesale. The current limit is 250 barrels. Read More

Tax Credit Proposed in New York

A.B. 4570 provides a tax credit for bottling, packaging, and labeling expenses of wineries, breweries and distilleries. Read More

Electronic Tax Filing Proposed in NY

Senate Bill 1827 would require the commissioner of taxation and finance to allow distillers and brewers to file their taxes electronically. Read More

Tax Break Considered for NY Tastings

S.B. 3387 would exempt certain item used at tastings from the compensating use tax held by a licensed brewery, farm brewery, cider producer, farm cidery, distillery or farm distillery. Read More

Additional Sales Ability Proposed in NY

Senate Bill 2481 would add sales for on premise consumption to already existing abilities to offer tastings and off premise consumption sales of New York state labelled beer manufactured by a licensed brewer or licensed farm brewery. Read More

New York Institues Tax Credit for NYC Brewers

Signed by the Governor, Assembly Bill 1719 provides New York City beer manufacturers with a 12 cents per gallon credit for the first 500,000 gallons produced and a 3.86 cents per gallon credit on the next 15 million gallons. Read More

Sunday Sales Expanded in NY

The Governor has signed legislation which, among other provisions, expands the permissible hours that alcohol may be sold on Sundays to start at 10:00 AM rather than noon. Read More

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Pete Johnson

State & Regulatory Affairs Manager

Pete Johnson serves as the State & Regulatory Affairs Manager for the Brewers Association (BA). He joined the BA at its inception in 2005, having previously worked as Programs Director for the Brewers Association of America. Before coming to the small brewing industry in 2001, Pete worked for 14 years with both state and federal elected officials in Pennsylvania and Washington, D.C.

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