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Tax relief bill for craft breweries goes further than it seems

The Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act of 2019 slashes the federal excise tax on beer barrels in half. That tax relief goes a long way in making sure that breweries are healthy and can continue to grow.

To find out more about this legislation, and how it will impact local businesses, we went to the experts directly.

We spoke with Paul Leone, the executive director of the New York State Brewers Association. The organization was founded in 2003, and Leone started in 2013 as the executive director. We also spoke with Geoff Dale, the Minister of Mayhem at Three Heads Brewing.

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