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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.

NY Craft Beverage Marketing Council Proposed

Before the full Senate for a vote, S.B. 4118 establishes 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

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Reduced Filing Requirement Sought in New York

Passing the full Assembly, Assembly Bill 7106 seeks to exempt brewers who produce less than 60,000 barrels of beer a year from the requirement to file annual information returns with the department of taxation and …More

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NY Bill to Help Small Brewers with Annual Returns

Senate Bill 4282 seeks to exempt brewers who produce less than 60,000 barrels of beer a year from the requirement to file annual information returns with the department of taxation and finance.

Brewers Association

New York Addresses Small Samples at Events

S.B. 1860 provides for permits for brewers, manufacturers, and importers to serve small samples (three ounces or less) of their beer or malt beverages at specified events.

Brewers Association

NY Bill Seeks to Authorize Credit

Assembly Bill 1719 seeks to authorize a credit for beer produced within New York City by a taxpayer that is registered as a distributor.

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