Taxes

Alcohol and spirits tax bill proposals at the federal, state and local government levels. Alcohol tax changes impacting the on-premise industry.


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INDUSTRY ISSUE | Tax Proposal Prompts Swift Response   June 9, 2009

The Senate Finance Committee may seek funds to underwrite President Obama’s health care plan not only from increased taxes on beer and wine but also on soft drinks.More>>

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INDUSTRY ISSUE | Alcohol Tax Increases Recommended   May 19, 2009

Three of 13 experts recommended to a Senate Finance Committee roundtable on May 12 that taxes on alcohol be increased significantly to help fund health care.More>>

Industry Issues Article
INDUSTRY ISSUES | State Drink Taxes   May 13, 2009

Washington raised the liquor excise tax, while excise tax increases also are brewing in nine states, according to the American Beverage Institute (ABI).More>>

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INDUSTRY NEWS | Tax Attack!    April 29, 2009

Are you aware of a serious threat facing our industry? With the economy suffering, both state and federal governments are considering huge tax increases on alcohol products.More>>



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