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Bev/Al Leaders Praise Passage of Senate Tax Reform Package

The measure, which now goes to a House-Senate conference committee, provides a 50% reduction in federal excise tax on domestic brewers and distillers who produce less than 60,000 barrels a year.  Larger suppliers also get the reduced rate on their

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House Passes Tax Plan, Doesn’t Include Craft Bill

The House of Representatives passed a far-reaching overhaul of the U.S. tax code, reducing the corporate tax rate to its lowest point since 1939 and cutting individual taxes for most households next year.

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Bev/Al Lobbyists Cheer 51st Senator’s Backing of Tax Bill

Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.) became the 51st member of the United States Senate to officially endorse the Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act (S. 236). Senator Inhofe co-sponsorship of the bill means that a majority of members from both … Continue reading

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U.S. Craft Beer Exports Up 4.4% in Year

Total volume in 465,617 barrels and had an estimated retail value of $121 million. Growth was seen in major markets, most notably in the Asia-Pacific region (not including Japan) which grew 12.9%. Japan, alone, increased by an astounding 22.6%. Meanwhile, … Continue reading

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Beer Tax Reform Bill Wins Enough Co-Sponsors to ‘Assure’ Passage

Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act won its 218th co-sponsor in the U.S. House of Representatives, which means it should be able to pass. The bill is supported by most of the beer industry, and Brewers Association and Beer … Continue reading

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