The Brewers Association works on a broad range of issues in Washington, D.C. One minute it is focusing on federal excise taxes; the next it is working with the TTB. It is our goal here …More
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The Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) has accepted a $750,000 offer in compromise from Craft Beer Guild, LLC for violations of the trade practice provisions of the Federal Alcohol Administration (FAA) Act. …More
S. 1562, the Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act, was introduced in the U.S. Senate on June 11 by Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) and companion H.R. 2903 was introduced in the U.S. House of …More
The Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) has provided new guidance concerning applicants who may be exempt from the bond requirement after January 1, 2017. Permits Online has been modified to allow new applicants to indicate …More
An Idaho District Court has ruled against a challenge by distributors that ABI’s ownership of 10 Barrel’s Boise brewpub was contravened by a state law that prohibited a brewer producing in excess of 30,000 barrels …More
Clearing initial committee consideration, House Bill 4678 seeks to lower the tax on cider.
Voters approved State Question 792, allowing grocery and convenience stores to sell full-strength beer and wine, effective on October 1, 2018. The Retail Liquor Association of Oklahoma is planning to challenge of the constitutionality …More
Signed by the Governor, House Bill 1196 allows for, among many provisions, distributor license holders to sell malt beverages in any amount for off-premises consumption, including growlers, and the shipment of beer from manufacturers to …More
After a long election season, we finally have an answer regarding the direction our country has chosen to head. And, as I discussed in my previous post, Florida correctly predicted the winner of the presidential …More
Small Brewers Caucus member Senator Gary Peters (D-MI) recently stopped by the Short’s Brewing Company production facility. As a small business advocate, Senator Peters is a co-sponsor of bipartisan legislation that aims to reduce excise taxes for small craft breweries in Michigan …More