H.B. 6173 seeks to exempt from sales and use taxes specialized packaging equipment such as kegs for alcoholic beverages.
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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, S.B. 114 allows suppliers or wholesalers of beer, wine and liquor to donate these products to a non-profit organization for sale and on-premises consumption at a special non-profit event for which a …More
Signed into law, Senate Bill 275 allows a brewery brewing and selling beer on its permitted premises to apply for a permit to sell alcoholic liquor by the drink for consumption within a specified area …More
Becoming law in the absence of a Gubernatorial veto, House Bill 3287 changes the law that governs taproom sales by manufacturing breweries to consumers for on-premises consumption (up to 5,000 barrels), the primary change being …More
The Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act (S.236/H.R.747) was reintroduced in both chambers of the 115th Congress. Sponsors total 45 in the U.S. Senate and 218 in the U.S. House of Representatives. Specific tax …More
L.B. 632 was amended in the House to remove the “at-rest” provision that requires beer to be brought to a distributor’s warehouse prior to final distribution to a retailer.
A lawsuit has been filed in North Carolina challenging the constitutionality of two state laws that are, according to the filing, “artificially suppressing…economic growth…” In the preamble of the filing, Craft Freedom, LLC, The …More
Signed into law, A.B. 431 authorizes a person to operate one or more brew pubs in this State and increases the number of barrels of malt beverages that such a person may manufacture for all …More
Enacted, S.B. 234 removes the requirement that manufacturers obtain the name, address and other personal demographic information for sales made on the premises.
Under consideration by a House-Senate conference committee, H.B. 161 requires beverage manufacturer licensees to pay the beer tax on beverages sold at farmers’ markets.