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 5 …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.
Santa Fe Brewing Company President and Owner Brian Lock recently hosted Senator Martin Heinrich on a tour of the brewing facility. Representatives from the New Mexico Brewers Guild were also in attendance. During the tour the group discussed Santa Fe …More
Although the Food and Drug Administration has yet to reissue a revised proposed regulation concerning the handling of spent grains, the agency has posted an FAQ on the issue.
The Brewers Association has joined its industry partners in a letter to the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee chairs and ranking members asking for Congress to fully fund the Administration’s request …More
The federal Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) has announced it will consider waiving late filing, payment, or deposit penalties of excise taxes administered by the Bureau on a case-by-case basis for businesses affected by the …More
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
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