Passing initial committee consideration, Senate Bill 181 seeks to raise the tax on malt beverages from 16 cents to 24 cents per gallon.
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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.
Passing the House, H.B. 161 would require beverage manufacturer licensees to pay the beer tax on beverages sold at farmers’ markets.
Companions Assembly Bill 6404 and Senate Bill 5173 seek to increase to 2,000 the number of barrels that a restaurant brewer (brew-pub) may produce to sell at retail or wholesale. The current limit is 250 …More
Amended prior to passing he House to remove provisions relating to increasing the barrel cap under which self-distribution and no cause termination of distributors are effective, House Bill 500 retains provisions relating to the sale …More
H.B. 642 seeks to increase the number of additional retail locations to ten where a brewery may sell its malt beverages and to authorize a brewery to sell its malt beverages at the brewery regardless …More
Passing the House, House Bill 480 seeks to require the ABC commission and the department of revenue to certify on an annual basis that brewery and distillery permit holders are compliant with state tax requirements …More
Signed by the Governor, S.B. 411 authorizes the sale and sampling of beer at licensed breweries between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 a.m.
The Texas Supreme Court issued a ruling in Cadena Comercial USA Corp. d/b/a OXXO v. Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission, finding in favor of the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission (TABC) and weighing in for the first …More
Signed into law, Senate Bill 129 clarifies existing law that permits a person that is licensed to manufacture malt liquor, wine or spirits at a facility in the State to sell the product that person …More
Passing initial House committee consideration following Senate passage, substitute for S.B. 234 removes the requirement that manufacturers obtain the name, address and other personal demographic information for sales made on the premises.