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 if they will or will not need a bond once the new rules become effective. TTB plans to post additional guidance for existing industry members who qualify to have their bond refunded.
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