Small brewer excise tax recalibration legislation, the Small Brewer Reinvestment and Expanding Workforce Act (Small BREW Act), has been introduced in the 114th U.S. Congress which convened on January 6, 2015. On January 8 H.R. …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.
Senate Bill 281 requires that, for a brewery to qualify as a microbrewery, the entire brewing process of the beer must occur in Indiana. Changes the amount of the barrels of beer that a microbrewery …More
S.B. 276 seeks to increase the number of barrels of beer that a small brewer may manufacture to not more than 90,000 (instead of not more than 30,000) in a calendar year for sale or …More
Senate Bill 142 requires a $0.10 refundable deposit on each beverage (including beer) container beginning in 2016.
H.B. 1053 seeks to allow a microbrewery and a farm winery that occupy the same building to sell by the glass the microbrewery’s beer and the farm winery’s wine from the same service bar, without …More
Senate Bill 186 authorizes the sale of malt beverages packaged in individual containers of 32, 64 or 128 ounces by certain license holders if they are filled at the point of sale and have an …More
Among other provisions, Senate Bill 32 allows the holder of a microbrewery permit to sell carryout alcoholic beverages on Sunday without a supplemental dealer’s permit.
House Bill 168 seeks to prohibit an entity from holding two different types of licenses (e.g. brewery and distributor). The introduction of this legislation is a direct result of the recent acquisition of a second …More
Assembly Bill 3925 seeks to authorize, under certain circumstances, limited brewery licensees to operate restaurants.
H.B. 82 seeks to increase the excise tax and markup on alcoholic beverages. An excise or privilege tax of 64.2 cents would be imposed on distributors of light wines and beer.