Senate Bill 3154 authorizes limited breweries, commonly referred to as microbreweries, to hold certain on-site and off-site events open to the general public. Under the bill, on-site special events include trivia and quizzes; paint and …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.
Failing to advance from committee, a proposed amendment to House Bill 522 provides for the doubling the amount of branded glassware that a manufacturer may provide annually to a retailer from two to four cases …More
The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia has granted the Joint Motion for Entry of the Modified Proposed Final Judgment, finding that judgment to be “in the public interest.”
Signed by the Governor, House Bill 4668 prohibits the use, possession, and sale of marihuana-infused beer, wine, mixed wine drink, mixed spirit drink, or spirits.
Senate Bill 3031 provides credits against the New Jersey alcoholic beverage tax to manufacturers of brewed beverages in the amount of qualified capital expenses paid by the brewer during the tax year. Each individual taxpayer …More
Assembly Bill 4594 authorizes the holder of a limited brewery license to hold an unlimited number of on-premises special events and up to 12 off-premises special events per year. A license holder also is permitted …More
The Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) released Industry Circular 2018-7, Industry Compliance with Trade Practice Laws and Regulations, in an effort to ensure compliance with Federal trade practice laws and regulations.
The state Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) issued a ruling intended to clarify certain abilities of limited brewery licensees (up to 300,000 barrels annual production) and attempted to strike a balance between the interests …More
The Pennsylvania Department of Revenue has extended the effective date of its Sales and Use Tax Bulletin 2018-02 concerning taxation on the sale of malt or brewed beverages by manufacturers until July 1, 2019. …More
The Tax and Trade Bureau issued Industry Circular 2018-5 addressing certain scenarios where two or more domestic industry members would be treated as a “single taxpayer” and how this affects their eligibility to claim the …More