The New York State Liquor Authority’s Alcoholic Beverage Control Law Working Group has released its report on the reorganization of, and revisions to, the Alcoholic Beverage Control Law.
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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.
Passing the Senate, S.B. 1227 authorizes the operation of home beer makers centers, home cider makers centers and home wine makers centers under the jurisdiction of the state liquor authority and defines such centers as …More
Assembly Bill 9456 would allow distillers and brewers to file their taxes electronically.
Passing the Senate, Senate Bill 5707 authorizes farm brewery licensees to sell wine and spirits manufactured by the licensee or a licensed farm winery or distillery.
A.B. 8706 seeks to amend the tax law to provide wine, beer, cider, and liquor tastings by a licensed producer to be exempt from the sales and compensating use tax.
S.B. 6313 would require the Commissioner of Taxation and Finance to allow distillers and brewers to file their taxes electronically.
Senate Bill 6556 would exempt the beer, cider and distilled spirits provided by a licensed brewery, farm brewery, cider producer, farm cidery, distillery or farm distillery for a consumer tasting from sales tax.
Companion legislation A.B. 2305 and S.B. 4118 seek to establish the New York craft beverage council within the department of economic development to develop a marketing strategy to promote the state’s fine wines, spirits and …More
Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the creation of a working group of industry leaders to recommend revisions to New York State’s Alcoholic Beverage Control Laws. The group, which includes Steve Hindy (co-founder of Brooklyn Brewery) and …More
The New York State Liquor Authority has issued several advisories relating to brewing, brewers and beer: