Governor Ned Lamont announced that the newly enacted state budget reduces taxes on beer by 16.7%. The governor said that the tax decrease was included in the budget as part of ongoing efforts to support the continued growth of Connecticut’s craft brewery industry. The tax reduction is effective on July 1, 2023.
Pete Johnson serves as the State & Regulatory Affairs Manager for the Brewers Association (BA). He joined the BA at its inception in 2005, having previously worked as Programs Director for the Brewers Association of America. Before coming to the small brewing industry in 2001, Pete worked for 14 years with both state and federal elected officials in Pennsylvania and Washington, D.C.See Pete Johnson's Articles