H.B. 1720 would allow a beverage manufacturer in a contract brewing arrangement to store beverages produced by the contract brewer at its facility.
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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.
Signed into law, A.B. 6945 provides that wine, beer, cider, and liquor tastings by a licensed producer are exempt from the sales and compensating use tax.
Signed into law, Senate Bill 357 amends the Michigan Liquor Control Code to allow a manufacturer that sold direct to a retailer or a wholesaler to refund to a retailer the amount the retailer paid …More
Signed by the Governor, S.B. 372 repeals keg tagging and registration requirements originally put in place in 2011.
House Bill 1489 would allow specialty wine and beer stores to be included on business directional signs on state highways.
Passing the legislature, House Bill 1035 seeks to extend the existing mixed beverage gross receipts tax of 13.5% to low-point beer.
Signed into law, House Bill 542, among many provisions, exempts kegs used to contain malt or brewed beverages from Pennsylvania’s 6% sales and use tax.
The Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act (S.236/H.R.747) was reintroduced in both chambers of the 115th Congress. Sponsors total 55 in the U.S. Senate and 298 in the U.S. House of Representatives. …More
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released draft guidance Menu Labeling: Supplemental Guidance for Industry addressing comments the agency received on the May 2017 interim final rule (IFR) extending the compliance date for the …More
The Brewers Association and the U.S. Department of Agriculture – Agricultural Research Service (USDA-ARS) have reached an agreement to fund public hop breeding for the purpose of developing and releasing disease resistant aroma hop cultivars …More