Signed into law, S.B. 20 addresses a variety of tax issues related to alcohol beverages. Specific to brewers, it clarifies that licensed brewers selling directly to retailers, special permittees, or the public are liable for paying the tax imposed on beer and specifies a tax due date on such sales.
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