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Government affairs current issues, news and announcements from the Brewers Association and members of the House and Senate Small Brewers Caucus.

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.

NY Bill Seeks to Authorize Credit

Assembly Bill 1719 seeks to authorize a credit for beer produced within New York City by a taxpayer that is registered as a distributor.

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Bills Seek to Reduce Hawaii Beer Tax

Companion legislation House Bill 718 and Senate Bill 759 seek to reduce the per gallon tax rate to twenty-seven cents on beer sold in barrels for the first 60,000 barrels of annual production.

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Indiana Bill Increases Limit on Production

Senate Bill 297 changes the amount of the barrels of beer that a microbrewery may manufacture in a calendar year for sale or distribution within Indiana from 30,000 to 60,000.

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Oklahoma Bill Seeks to Raise Beer Tax

House Bill 1858 seeks to raise the excise tax on low-point beer from $11.25 to $46.35 per barrel to account for its exemption from sales tax.

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