Senate Bill 152 seeks an expansion of the sales abilities of malt beverage manufacturers to allow up to 3,000 barrels sold at each of the brewer’s licensed premises for on- or off-premise consumption. Additionally, …More
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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 Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act of 2019 (S. 362; H.R. 1175) has been introduced in Congress. The legislation makes permanent the tax and other provisions passed as part of the Tax …More
Passing the Senate, S.B. 146 provides that retail package liquor stores may conduct tasting events at which samples of alcoholic beverages may be served and that manufacturers and wholesalers may provide samples of alcoholic beverages …More
Representatives Ken Buck (CO-04) and Al Lawson (FL-05) have introduced H.R. 1406 to ensure a fair and free market for the pricing of aluminum in the United States. The Aluminum Pricing Examination (APEX) Act grants …More
Passing he House, H.B. 343 seeks to establish a small craft beer producer income tax credit.
The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court upheld a $2.6 million fine against beer wholesaler Craft Brewers Guild for violating anti-price discrimination statutes and commercial bribery regulations. In the same decision, the Court overturned a fine lodged …More
Passing their respective chambers, House Bill 887 and companion S.B. 1006 repeal the definition of draft beer and apply the same tax rate (0.54 cents/per wine gallon) to all beer.
S.B. 287 establishes standards for establishment of farm breweries that produce less than 150,000 gallons of malt beverages on lands zoned for exclusive farm use or mixed farm and forest use.
Passing initial committee consideration, S.B. 132 would change the definition of beer to increase the ABW from 3.2% to 4.8% (4% ABV to 6% ABV).
H.B. 343 seeks to establish a small craft beer producer income tax credit.