Passing the Senate, S.B. 1827 would require the commissioner of taxation and finance to allow distillers and brewers to file their taxes electronically.
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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.
After passing the Assembly, A.B. 2573 has cleared initial Senate committee consideration. The bill would allow a licensed beer manufacturer, without direct or indirect charge, to give up to five cases of retail advertising …More
Becoming law without the Governor’s Signature, House Bill 500, among a variety of provisions, authorizes the transfer of a wholesaler business to a family member in situations other than the death of the owner, and …More
The Trump administration announced that the temporary exemptions that were in place for Canada, Mexico and the European Union have been rescinded making the 25% steel and 10% aluminum tariffs on unmanufactured materials effective June …More
The Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) has issued Industry Circular 2018-3 providing guidance for proprietors who wish to “alternate” their premises in a way that varies from TTB requirements for the purpose …More
In a recently-posted Advertising, Labeling and Formulation FAQ A29, the Tax and Trade Bureau details its policy on the use of Federally-designated controlled substances, including marijuana.
A lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of North Carolina’s self-distribution and franchise provisions has been allowed to proceed to trial following a Wake County Superior Court ruling against the state’s motion to dismiss. Following the …More
Passing the Senate, Senate Bill 1283 authorizes a brewpub-restaurant licensee to label, bottle, package, or refill any container with beer produced on their licensed premises and may, at the licensed premises, sell beer produced and …More
Passing the Assembly, A.B. 2573 would allow a licensed beer manufacturer, without direct or indirect charge, to give up to five cases of retail advertising glassware to an on-sale retail licensee, per licensed location, each …More
Signed into law, Senate Bill 243 lays out the conditions under which grocery and convenience stores will sell full-strength beer effective in 2019.