Passing the Senate, Senate Bill 5707 authorizes farm brewery licensees to sell wine and spirits manufactured by the licensee or a licensed farm winery or distillery.
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A.B. 8706 seeks to amend the tax law to provide wine, beer, cider, and liquor tastings by a licensed producer to be exempt from the sales and compensating use tax.
S.B. 6313 would require the Commissioner of Taxation and Finance to allow distillers and brewers to file their taxes electronically.
Senate Bill 6556 would exempt the beer, cider and distilled spirits provided by a licensed brewery, farm brewery, cider producer, farm cidery, distillery or farm distillery for a consumer tasting from sales tax.
Companion legislation A.B. 2305 and S.B. 4118 seek to establish the New York craft beverage council within the department of economic development to develop a marketing strategy to promote the state’s fine wines, spirits and …More
Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the creation of a working group of industry leaders to recommend revisions to New York State’s Alcoholic Beverage Control Laws. The group, which includes Steve Hindy (co-founder of Brooklyn Brewery) and …More
The New York State Liquor Authority has issued several advisories relating to brewing, brewers and beer:
Signed into law by the Governor, Assembly Bill 7106 seeks to exempt brewers who produce less than 60,000 barrels of beer a year from the requirement to file annual information returns with the department of …More
Signed into law, S.B. 1757 would prohibit the sale or offering for sale of any powdered or crystalline alcohol.
Signed by the Governor, S.B. 5333 allows retail establishments to conduct tastings without the manufacturer or wholesaler being present.