Month: September 2012

Alcohol Excise Tax

The production of alcohol results in the assessment of an excise tax.  In general, an excise tax is a tax on the manufacture, sale, or use of goods or the transfer of property.  So, in addition to incurring a sales tax when a consumer purchases alcohol from a retailer in

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The Permitting of Alcohol Manufacturing and Distribution

The production, sale, or distribution of alcoholic beverages has unique licensing and permitting processes.  Many people are familiar with the local liquor license required to sell alcoholic beverages, but few know about the federal and state licenses required to manufacture or distribute these products.  The Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and

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