President Trump announced today that the U.S. government will impose tariffs on aluminum and steel as early as next week. The announcement is the White House’s response to the Department of Commerce’s Section 232 investigation …More
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In less than eight months, more than 3,000 craft brewing companies—representing more than 6,000 craft brewing locations in the U.S.—have signed on to use the independent craft brewer seal. Simply amazing! Reaching this milestone is …More
The Brewers Association (BA) has announced the non-deductible portion of member dues paid in 2017. This non-deductible percentage pertains to the amount that cannot be claimed as a business expense by BA members on their …More
Although the federal government is currently operating normally, as long as funding is being provided under a temporary continuing resolution (CR) there is the possibility that a government shutdown could take place. Should that happen, …More
This new Tax Cuts and Jobs Act could impact small and independent breweries. Here's what brewers should know, including information on excise and corporate tax rates, equipment expensing, and health insurance.
If you currently or plan to sell beer in California, it is highly recommended that you register your beers on the California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) site before December 30, 2017. On …More
California voters in 1986 passed the initiative numbered Proposition 65, the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act (“Prop 65”). Under Prop 65, the first sign required of suppliers who sell beverage alcohol at California …More
Craft brewers and their amazing contributions to American history were on display, front and center, during the Smithsonian Food History Weekend in October. Hosted at the National Museum of American History, two specific events served …More
The Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act (S. 236), legislation championed by the Brewers Association, that would lower federal excise taxes for small and independent craft brewers recently added its 51st and 52nd co-sponsors …More
You may have noticed that the nation’s capital of Washington, D.C. is almost always a hub of activity, even when it seems that not a lot is getting done. Most recently, the “Big Six” (Treasury Secretary …More