H. R. 1918
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
May 9, 2013
Mr. Latham (for himself, Mr. Kind, Mr. Young of Alaska, Mr. Marino, Mr. Hinojosa, Mr. Dent, Mr. Holt, Mr. Loebsack, Mrs. Capito, Mr. Bishop of Georgia, Mr. Clay, Mr. Bonner, Ms. Linda T. Sánchez of California, Mr. Hastings of Florida, Mr. King of New York, Mr. Roskam, Mr. Schrader, Mr. Gene Green of Texas, Mr. Johnson of Ohio, Mr. Gardner, Mrs. Napolitano, Mr. David Scott of Georgia, Mr. Alexander, Mr. Graves of Missouri, Mr. LoBiondo, Mr. Griffin of Arkansas, Ms. Moore, Mr. Polis, Mr. Simpson, Mr. Bishop of New York, Ms. DeGette, Mr. Long, Mr. Lance, and Mr. Massie) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reduce the tax on beer to its pre-1991 level, and for other purposes.
This Act may be cited as the
Brewers Excise and Economic Relief Act
Repeal of 1990 tax increase on beer
Paragraph (1) of section 5051(a) of the Internal Revenue
Code of 1986 (relating to imposition and rate of tax on beer) is amended by
$18 and inserting
The amendment made by subsection (a) shall take effect on the date of the enactment of this Act.
Tax relief for small breweries
Subparagraph (A) of
section 5051(a)(2) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (relating to a reduced
rate of tax for certain domestic production) is amended by striking
shall be and all that follows and
0 on the first 15,000 barrels of beer which are removed in such year for consumption or sale and which have been brewed or produced by such brewer at qualified breweries in the United States, and
$3.50 on so much of such beer as exceeds 15,000 barrels but does not exceed 60,000 barrels.
Subparagraph (B) of
such section is amended by striking
the 60,000 barrel quantity
the 15,000 and 60,000 barrel quantities.
The amendments made by this section shall apply to calendar years beginning after the date of the enactment of this Act.