Senate Bill 1224 would allow a malt beverage distributor to give branded glassware to vendors licensed to sell malt beverages for on-premises consumption. Further, it prohibits a vendor from selling the branded glassware or returning …More
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Government affairs current issues, news and announcements from the Brewers Association and members of the House and Senate Small Brewers Caucus.
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.
Among various provisions, Senate Bill 273 would allow a grocery store (which includes a convenience store) or drug store to sell cold beer.
H.B. 1129 authorizes a municipal legislative body to impose by ordinance a municipal food and beverage tax which may not exceed 1% of the gross retail income received from retail food and beverage transactions.
HB 2411 would allow a microbrewery to contract with one or more microbreweries for the purpose of manufacturing beer or hard cider on the behalf of those microbreweries. A microbrewery would be allowed to have …More
House Bill 136 would require microbreweries to report and pay taxes on wholesale sales made directly to consumers.
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
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