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.
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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.
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.
A.B. 1681 seeks to allow certain breweries to operate off-premises retail salesrooms and permits breweries and wineries to operate joint salesrooms.
A two-year version of The Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act’s (S.236/H.R.747) provisions was part of the Tax Cut and Jobs Act which was signed into law in the closing days of 2017. …More
Assembly Bill 2016 authorizes restricted breweries to annually sell up to 1,000 barrels of beer to in-State and out-of-state retailers.
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 …More
A.B. 2068 seeks to remove the requirement that limited brewery licensees provide a tour when selling beer to consumers.