House Bill 136 would require microbreweries to report and pay taxes on wholesale sales made directly to consumers.
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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.
House Bill 82 seeks to increase the wholesale sales tax rate for beer, wine, and distilled spirits to fourteen percent.
House Bill 66 seeks to reduce from 9% to 6% the rate of the sales and use tax applied to certain sales of alcoholic beverages.
The task force formed by the state Treasurer to comprehensively review the laws and regulations governing alcohol and make recommendations for change has issued its findings. Among the recommendations are changes to franchise agreement …More
Senate Bill 834 and companion H.B. 1924 changes the definition of equipment and supplies by removing glassware and provides that wholesalers, brewers, distillers, and winemakers may install only non-refrigeration beer, or non-refrigeration distilled spirits and …More
S.B. 758 would allow manufacturers of beer and wine to offer consumer cash rebate coupons.
Senate Bill 511 would permit certain breweries to sell beer at seasonal farm markets.
The Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) has issued initial guidance concerning reduced alcohol excise tax rates, which became effective on January 1, 2018. The changes to the tax rates were included in the Tax …More
This new Tax Cuts and Jobs Act could impact small and independent breweries. Here's what brewers should know, including information on excise and corporate tax rates, equipment expensing, and health insurance.
For several years, the Brewers Association (BA) has pushed for full funding for the primary federal regulatory agency responsible for the brewing industry—the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB). The BA has not …More