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Beer Institute Releases Domestic Tax Paid Estimate


WASHINGTON, DC – Today the Beer Institute published an unofficial estimate of domestic tax paid by beer brewers:

The February 2016 domestic tax paid estimate is 13,102,000 barrels. February 2015 removals were 12,436,000 (revised) for an increase of 5.4%

Please note that the estimates above reflect revised estimates released by the TTB.

Month 2015 2016 Percent Change Volume Change
January 12,926,000 12,756,000 -1.3% -170,000
February 12,436,000 13,102,000 5.4% 666,000
YTD 25,362,000 25,858,000 2.0% 496,000


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