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The Beer Institute Applauds North Carolina Lawmakers for Opposing Hard Liquor Tax Cuts
(WASHINGTON – July 7, 2022) The Beer Institute commends lawmakers in North Carolina for protecting local jobs and opposing tax breaks for out-of-state liquor companies. Despite an intense lobbying campaign from the liquor industry, the North Carolina Legislature chose not to advance House Bill 904 this legislative session. It’s the latest in a string of similar moves that stand up for America’s beer businesses.
Beer Institute Releases May 2022 Domestic Tax Paid Estimate
WASHINGTON — Today, the Beer Institute published an unofficial estimate of domestic tax paid shipments by beer brewers for May 2022: The May 2022 estimate is 14,600,000 barrels, a decrease of 2.2% compared to May 2021 removals of 14,926,000.
Beer Institute Launches “Building Bridges with Beer,” Digital Platform to Celebrate Beer’s Ability to Bring People Together
WASHINGTON – Today, the Beer Institute announced the launch of its online platform, ”Building Bridges with Beer,” a digital community for beer lovers across the country to share their favorite beer-related memories, stories, and experiences. This launch coincides with the 160th anniversary of the founding of the United States Brewers’ Association, which we now know as the Beer Institute, and ”Building Bridges with Beer” is a vital part of the BI’s initiative to celebrate beer all year long.
Beer Institute Urges Immediate Removal of Section 232 Tariffs on Aluminum
The American beverage industry has paid $1.4 billion in tariffs since 2018 WASHINGTON — The Beer Institute, which represents the American brewing industry, released the following statement today in response to U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo’s interview on CNN, where she discussed lifting some tariffs put in place by former-President Donald Trump.
Beer Institute Releases April 2022 Domestic Tax Paid Estimate
WASHINGTON — Today, the Beer Institute published an unofficial estimate of domestic tax paid shipments by beer brewers for April 2022: The April 2022 estimate is 13,700,000 barrels, a decrease of 5.9% compared to April 2021 removals of 14,557,000.
Beer Institute Statement on Vermont Bill H.730
”Liquor-based RTDs belong in liquor stores – not on grocery shelves with Vermont brewers,” said Beer Institute Director of Public Affairs Alex Davidson. ”While Vermont legislators recognized that liquor is different from beer, H.730 was a massive handout to the liquor industry at the expense of Vermont taxpayers and brewers. Relinquishing distribution rights and moving liquor-based RTDs out of Vermont’s state-run 802 liquor stores will drastically reduce state revenue and undermine the responsible drinking message that the beer industry has long supported.
Beer Institute Releases March 2022 Domestic Tax Paid Estimate
WASHINGTON — Today, the Beer Institute published an unofficial estimate of domestic tax paid shipments by beer brewers for March 2022: The March 2022 estimate is 15,200,000 barrels, an increase of 2.9% compared to March 2021 removals of 14,772,000.
New Research Shows the Tariffs on Aluminum Have Cost the U.S. Beverage Industry $1.4 Billion
The tariffs drive up the costs of consumer goods and strain American families and businesses WASHINGTON — Nearly four years since the Section 232 tariffs on aluminum took effect, the U.S. beverage industry alone has paid more than $1.4 billion in tariffs. New research shows that the tariffs have driven up the price of aluminum because rolling mills and smelters are including the tariffs in their prices – regardless of whether the metal is subject to Section 232 tariffs. That means U.S.
Beer Institute Announces Departure of President & CEO James McGreevy, Announces New Executive Search
WASHINGTON – The Beer Institute, one of the nation’s oldest trade associations representing brewers, beer importers, and beer industry suppliers, today announced the departure of President & CEO Jim McGreevy. He will leave the organization in early May. An announcement of his future is forthcoming. “I am honored to have been part of a great team that advocates for the interests of all brewers and beer importers.