H.B. 2577 would exclude manufacturers and importing distributors that in the preceding year had less than $50,000 of tax liability from a requirement that they file a specified bond with the Department of Revenue.
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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.
H.B. 603 would expand the sales reciprocity among licensed manufacturers of craft alcohol to include licensed craft distillers, thereby providing the right for small brewers, winegrowers and craft distillers to sell the products of the …More
House Bill 3610 provides that a brew pub license shall allow the licensee to manufacture up to 155,000 gallons of beer per year through a written agreement with a brewer, class 1 brewer, class 2 …More
Adopted by the House, H.R. 73 congratulates all of the award-winning brewers and all of the brewers across the State of Illinois for bringing national recognition to the quality of their brews and for contributing …More
Among many provisions, H.B. 1518 provides that a holder of a permit for the State Fairgrounds may, if the permit holder is a small brewery, farm winery, or artisan distillery, sell the alcoholic beverages produced …More
H.B. 401 provides that a manufacturer of beer may be granted one class “B” beer permit for the purpose of selling beer at retail for consumption on or off the premises of the manufacturing facility …More
House Bill 480 establishes the Maryland Brewery Promotion Program and Fund in the Department of Commerce (Commerce). The program provides grants to eligible applicants designed to assist Maryland breweries, educate the public about brewing in …More
Significantly amended before passing the Senate, Senate Bill 704 reduces, from 180 days to 45 days, the number of days that a brewery must wait after notifying a distributor of its intent to terminate or …More
Montgomery County-specific H.B. 333 provides that a holder of a Class 7 micro-brewery license in Montgomery County may produce any amount of beer each year. The holder of a Class 8 farm brewery license in …More
Passing the Senate, Senate Bill 197 would extend the expiration of the statutory language giving brewers the ability to lease to retailers portable refrigeration units to January 1, 2026.