A Trio of Alcohol Tax Rules Get Amended

Daniel Kostrzewa | January 26, 2016

Changes in tax rules are typically pretty dense pieces of legislation, and The Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015 (or “the PATH Act”), signed into law by President Obama on December 18, 2015, is no exception. But contained within its maze-like clauses are changes to several rules relating to the beverage alcohol industry, as the TTB announced on January 14. These rule changes will provide some relief for smaller producers on their tax obligations, and a significant shift for cider producers. (more…)