The Wisconsin Brewers Guild has requested that beer enthusiasts take action to support the state’s small and independent brewers and the community of beer drinkers. Please read the following information provided by the Wisconsin Brewers Guild. The …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.
Passing their respective chambers, House Bill 820 and companion S.B. 382 require that before any wine or beer may be delivered to a retail licensee for resale, such wine or beer must first be delivered …More
Senate Bill 695 creates an internet beer retailer license, which would authorize persons located within or outside the Commonwealth to sell and ship beer in closed containers to persons in the Commonwealth to whom beer …More
Senate Bill 527 increases from four percent to eight percent the maximum tax that any county is authorized to impose on food and beverages sold by a restaurant, commonly referred to as the meals tax. …More
Failing to advance from committee, Senate Bill 233 sought to increase from $40 to $99 the amount per item a manufacturer or its authorized vendor and a wholesale wine and beer licensee may lend, buy …More
Dying in committee, S.B. 756 sought to provide that any brewery licensee may donate beer that it has manufactured and any (i) mixed beverage special events licensee or (ii) banquet licensee that is a charitable …More
House Joint Resolution 116 designates April 7, in 2019 and in each succeeding year, as National Beer Day in Virginia.
Now under Senate consideration, H.B. 2419 authorizes a qualifying microbrewery to sell growlers of beer to the public at a qualifying farmers market, defines “growler” as a sanitary container brought to an authorized premises by …More
Senate Bill 6444 authorizes beer distributors to sell malt beverages to their own full-time employees under specified conditions and authorizes both beer and wine distributors to sell their respective products to consumers, for off-premises consumption, …More
Among several provisions, Senate Bill 353 seeks to allow growler licensees to sell growlers to patrons without quantity restrictions.