The Tax and Trade Bureau has developed a new online tutorial to assist those using Permits Online to apply for the type of permit, notification, or notice needed to start a TTB-regulated business or amend …More
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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.
A federal judge has found that Ohio distributor Bobby Fisher, Inc. must refund almost $77,000 to Cerveceria Costa Rica (CCR) for the diminished value of North American Breweries brands the supplier terminated in 2013 under …More
Signed into law by the Governor, S.B. 3103 amends the Beer Industry Fair Dealing Act. Includes within the definition of the term “beer” all beverages brewed or fermented wholly or in part from malt products.
The Kentucky Guild of Brewers has filed a formal protest with the state Alcohol Beverage Commission regarding the attempted acquisition of an Owensboro wholesaler by Anheuser-Busch InBev (ABI), expressing concern that market access options for …More
Small brewer excise tax recalibration legislation, The Small Brewer Reinvestment and Expanding Workforce Act (Small BREW Act) continues to gain support in both chambers of the 113th U.S. Congress. H.R. 494 was introduced on February …More
Before the Governor for action, Senate Bill 1235 seeks to expand an exemption from provisions of the California Retail Food Code (CRFC) for premises set aside for a beer tasting facility that currently serves chips …More
After passing the Senate an amended version of California Craft Brewers Association-sponsored A.B. 2004 has been referred to an Assembly committee. The bill seeks to allow a beer manufacturer to sell packaged beer at a …More
Signed into law, Assembly Bill 2609 adds a new provision to the Alcoholic Beverage Control Act that allows nonprofit organizations established for the purpose of promoting home brewing to serve beer at fundraising events subject …More
Amended in the Senate and returned to the Assembly for concurrence, A.B. 2010 adds beer that a brewer considers to have “product quality” issues to the list of conditions under which beer may be returned …More
Victory Brewing Company’s Bill Covaleski and Ron Barchet recently hosted two Congressmen at their new 160,000 square foot Parkesburg, Pa facility—small brewery champion Representative Jim Gerlach (R-PA 6th District) and the newest member of the House Small Brewers Caucus, Representative Pat …More