H.R. 1172, the Distillery Excise Tax Reform Act of 2015, amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow a reduction in the excise tax on distilled spirits for domestic distillers who produce not more than 100,000 …More
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S. 807, the Fair Brewers Excise and Economic Relief Act (BEER Act), was introduced on March 19, joining its House companion H.R. 767. The legislation seeks to impose a graduated federal excise tax on all …More
While on a trip through her home state of Wisconsin, Senator Tammy Baldwin stopped to tour a few local breweries. Senator Baldwin, a member of the Small Brewers Caucus and an original co-sponsor of the …More
The first federal Capitol Hill climb of 2015 in support of small brewer excise tax recalibration was held on March 25, with 33 Brewers Association (BA) brewery members and guild representatives, as well as five …More
With both the U.S. House and Senate in recess, Members of Congress are heading to their districts. On Monday, U.S. Congressman Jason Smith of Missouri took time to stop by Piney River Brewing during his district visit. …More
Senate File 144 seeks to set a minimum annual production of 50 barrels (lowered from 100 barrels) for microbreweries.
Failing to pass the House after clearing the Senate, Senate File 106 sought to make it unlawful for a person to use, offer for use, purchase, offer to purchase, sell, offer to sell or possess …More
Signed into law, House Bill 82 raises the barrelage cap for a “microbrewery” from not more than 15,000 barrels to not more than 50,000 barrels.
Now under House consideration, Senate Bill 5292 provides that current laws on the use, possession, purchase, and sale of liquor apply to powdered alcohol. Persons under age 21 cannot possess or consume powdered alcohol. Exemptions …More
In House committee following full Senate passage, Senate Bill 5662 would allow a licensed domestic brewery or microbrewery to provide branded promotional items, which are of nominal value, to certain nonprofit charitable corporations and associations.