Among many provisions affecting sales, sampling, and homebrewing House Bill 500 seeks to raise the barrelage cap to 200,000 (from 25,000) to retain self-distribution rights and that brewers under the 200,000 barrel cap can terminate …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.
S.B. 313 would increase the number of barrels of malt beverages a small brewery may self-distribute from 25,000 to 103,091.
House Bill 480 seeks to require the ABC commission and the department of revenue to certify on an annual basis that brewery and distillery permit holders are compliant with state tax requirements and to require …More
House Bill 2160 would allow brewery-public house licensees to sell their products for consumption or retail sales at two locations, rather than the one that is currently allowed by law.
Signed into law, House Bill 2746 requires payment of refund value of 10 cents for certain beverage containers on and after April 1, 2017, regardless of refund value indicated on beverage container.
Passing initial committee consideration, H.B. 1686 increases the excise tax rate on alcoholic beverages and exempts them from sales tax. The excise tax on each barrel of beer would increase from $12.50 to $45.00.
Passed by the Senate, 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 …More
Passing the Senate, Senate Bill 275 would allow breweries to sell liquor by the drink for on-premises consumption and for brewpubs to begin distributing beer through the wholesale tier.
Passing the House and under Senate consideration, House Bill 1283 seeks to makes the following changes to the sampling and sale of beer by a Class 5 brewery: Beer that is sampled and sold on-site …More
Signed by the Governor, Senate Bill 68 expands the ability to provide samples of alcohol beverages on retail premises.