About the bill
Every time you drink a beer, you pay extra because federal law adds an excise tax. In fact, an estimated 40 percent of beer’s cost is due to taxes, higher than for many other consumer products. A bill currently pending in Congress would eliminate that tax for more than 90 percent of distributors. And even for the biggest distributors like Budweiser and Miller, it would still significantly cut the tax for them too. Which would mean lower prices for you.
Taxes for breweries
Here are the numbers: Currently, most ...
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Arkansas's 3rd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Feb 5, 2015
Length: 2 pages
Feb 5, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on February 5, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Feb 5, 2015
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H.R. 767 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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