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Distillers, Relieved Over Extension Of Federal Tax Reductions, Promise To Fight To Make Them Permanent

Congress gave distillers a reprieve Thursday by voting to extend critical tax breaks to the spirits industry for one year. By passing one of two remaining spending packages by a vote of 71-23, senators affirmed a vote their House colleagues took Tuesday to let the Craft Beverage Modernization and...

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American Craft Spirits Association Toasts to Federal Excise Tax Reform Extension

For Media Inquiries: Alexandra S. Clough GATHER PR Alexandra@gatherpr.com 516.428.7210 American Craft Spirits Association Toasts to Federal Excise Tax Reform Extension Craft Distillers Earn Tax Parity for One More Year December 20, 2019 (Washington) – Following approvals in the U.S. House and Senate, today the President passed the Craft...

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U.S. SENATE PASSES FET EXTENSION FOR ONE YEAR TERM LEGISLATION SET TO CROSS PRESIDENT’S DESK BEFORE FRIDAY

For Media Inquiries: Alexandra S. Clough GATHER PR Alexandra@gatherpr.com 516.428.7210 U.S. SENATE PASSES FET EXTENSION FOR ONE YEAR TERM LEGISLATION SET TO CROSS PRESIDENT’S DESK BEFORE FRIDAY December 19, 2019 (Washington) – The U.S. Senate has passed a one-year extension of the Craft Modernization and Tax Reform Act (CMBTRA)...

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Leaders from the Distilled Spirits Industry Applaud Senate Leader McConnell on Support and Passage of Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act 

NEWS RELEASE  For Immediate Release: December 17, 2019                                                   Contact: Lisa Hawkins 202-256-1330 Leaders from the Distilled Spirits Industry Applaud Senate Leader McConnell for Support of Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act WASHINGTON – Following the introduction of legislation that contains a one-year extension of the Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act (S.362/H.R. 1175), the...

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Craft Letter in Support of Craft Beverage Bill (House)

December 16, 2019 U.S. House of Representatives Washington, D.C. 20515 Dear Representative: On behalf of America’s leading producers of beer, wine, distilled spirits, cider, and mead products who help support over 2.4 million American jobs and contribute nearly $220 billion to the national economy, we respectfully urge your support...

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Liquor Taxes Could Go Up 400%, Thanks to Congressional Dysfunction

Liquor Taxes Could Go Up 400%, Thanks to Congressional Dysfunction A temporary cut in federal taxes on alcohol fueled the growth of American distilleries, but its expiration threatens their demise. The last two years have been good ones for Lyon Distilling. At the small rum producer in St. Michaels,...

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December 5 Day of Action Planned to Urge Congressional Passage of Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act Before Year-End Deadline

WASHINGTON – Leaders in the beverage alcohol sector are urging industry advocates across the nation to participate in a national Day of Action on December 5 by contacting their members of Congress to urge passage of the Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act, S.362/H.R. 1175 (CBMTRA). “With less than four...

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Call to Action Day on December 5th

On December 5th, Celebrate the Repeal of Prohibition by calling on Congress to pass the Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act S.362 and H.R.1175 The clock is ticking on reauthorization of the Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act (CBMTRA) and December 20th is the last opportunity for...

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Congressional Support for Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act Hits New Milestone

For Immediate Release: Nov. 5, 2019 Congressional Support for Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act Hits New Milestone New Record of Co-Sponsors Follows Industry “Day of Action” WASHINGTON – Support for the Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act (S.362/H.R. 1175) has reached an all-time high with 315...

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Beverage Alcohol Coalition Successfully Launches “Day of Action” to Urge Congressional Passage of Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act

Beverage Alcohol Coalition Successfully Launches “Day of Action” to Urge Congressional Passage of Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act

Beverage Alcohol Coalition Successfully Launches “Day of Action” to Urge Congressional Passage of Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act October 16, 2019 2:08 pm –Campaign Results in more than 6,000 Engagements with Congressional Offices-  WASHINGTON – Nearly 2,000 individuals affiliated with the beverage alcohol sector contacted their members...

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U.S. Alcohol Trade Groups Call for End to Tariffs on EU Spirits and Wine

Updated Release: Oct. 7, 2019 WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. alcohol trade groups urged an end to tariffs on EU distilled spirits and wine following the United States decision announced today to impose tariffs of 25 percent on imports of Single Malt Scotch Whisky, Single Malt Irish Whiskey from Northern...

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Dear Colleague

Congress of the United States Washington, DC 20515 Support America’s Brewers, Vintners, Distillers and Cider Makers Cosponsor H.R. 1175 Supported by: American Craft Spirits Association, American Farm Bureau Federation, Beer Brewers Association, Can Manufacturers Institute, Distilled Spirits Council, Glass Packaging Institute, Hop Growers of America, National Barley Growers Association,...

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