Passing the full Senate, S.B. 439 would rename the Grape and Wine Industry Council as the Michigan Craft Beverage Council; decrease the membership of the Council and revise the term limits of its members; require …More
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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.
Reported from Senate committee, House Bill 5175 would amend the Michigan Liquor Control Code to exempt from growler labeling requirements a brewpub, micro brewer, or brewer.
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 reduced excise tax rates. The new information concerns eligibility to …More
Passing the Senate, S.B. 1 allows package liquor stores, grocery stores, convenience stores, drug stores, and certain restaurants to sell alcoholic beverages for carryout on Sunday from noon until 8 p.m. Companion H.B. 1051has passed …More
Two sections of Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act (CBMTRA) that were dropped from the 2017 federal tax reform law were subsequently added to the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018, which was signed into …More
Among other provisions, House Bill 1281 seeks to allow the sale of alcoholic beverages every day and prohibit the Alcohol and Tobacco Commission from regulating the sale of beer, wine, and liquor based on …More
The Kentucky Beer Wholesalers Association (KBWA) has sued the Kentucky Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) in Circuit Court over an advisory opinion issued with respect to a microbrewery’s ability to ship and deliver malt …More
House Bill 2268 seeks to raise the tax on beer from $5.89 to $22.63 per barrel.
Assembly Bill 1890 would allow a licensed craft distiller, licensed winegrower, and licensed beer manufacturer, in any combination, to share a common licensed area in which the consumption of alcoholic beverages is permitted if the …More
H.B. 2475 would authorize the current practice of a microbrewery refilling 32 to 64 ounce containers with beer manufactured by the microbrewery then sealing and labeling the container which is sold to consumers for off-premise …More