Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act

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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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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The Monthly Mash: July Part I

The Monthly Mash: July Part I

The Monthly Mash Volume 4.07 Member-Owned, Industry-Driven ACSA Mission: To elevate and advocate for the community of craft spirits producers. From the Desk of Margie A.S. Lehrman, Chief Executive Officer There is a certain power when many people join together to make their voices heard. That power was on...

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Craft Distillers Come To Capitol Hill To Push Modernization Act

This week more than 150 craft distillers from across the country gathered in Washington D.C. for a public policy conference with far-reaching implications for the industry. At stake is the two-year Federal Excise Tax (FET) cut, set to expire at year’s end. As part of the confab, the producers...

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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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What Do Producers Stand to Lose If the CBMA Isn’t Made Permanent?

What Do Producers Stand to Lose If the CBMA Isn’t Made Permanent?

If the tax break is allowed to expire this year, it could create a domino effect for producers—and the rest of the industry Illustration by Jeff Quinn. If the tax breaks that the U.S. alcohol industry has gotten used to over the past year expire at the end of...

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Co-Sponsor CBMTRA 116th Congress-Senate

Dear Senator, On behalf of the beverage alcohol community, we urge you to co-sponsor the Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act (S. 362), legislation introduced by Senators Ron Wyden (D-OR) and Roy Blunt (R-MO) to permanently establish reduced federal excise taxes and modernized regulations for brewers, cider makers,...

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CRAFT BEVERAGE MODERNIZATION & TAX REFORM ACT REINTRODUCED TO HOUSE BY CONGRESSMEN KIND & KELLY

Permanent Excise Tax Remains ACSA’s Main Focus in 2019 Washington, DC (February 13, 2019) – The Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act (CBMTRA), which would offer the craft distilling community permanent Federal Excise Tax (FET) relief, a benefit that the beer and wine industries have enjoyed for some time,...

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