Lincolnton Legislator Honored by Trade Association

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N.C. Representative Jason Saine (R—Lincoln) has received the 2015 Legislator of the Year award from the North Carolina Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association. “As senior chairman of the House Finance Committee, Representative Saine has exhibited strong and effective leadership in tax reform, transparency and fairness”, said Tim Kent, executive director of the association. “I am honored to receive the Legislator of …

Beer, Wine Excise Tax Revenues Show Slight Increase in 2014

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State excise tax collections for beer and wine increased by 1.9 percent during the 2014 calendar year.  N.C. Department of Revenue figures show total collections of $142.3 million, an increase of $2.7 million from the 2013 calendar year. Beer and wine wholesalers are responsible for collecting the excise tax while providing timely and accurate payment to the state on a …

Beer, Wine Excise Tax Revenues Show Slight Increase in 2014

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State excise tax collections for beer and wine increased by 1.9 percent during the 2014 calendar year. N.C. Department of Revenue figures show total collections of $142.3 million, an increase of $2.7 million from the 2013 calendar year. Beer and wine wholesalers are responsible for collecting the excise tax while providing timely and accurate payment to the state on a …

Beer & Wine Tax Revenues Up During November

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Excise tax collections for beer increased 7% during November, compared to the previous year. N.C. beer tax collections remain up 2.1% year-to-date. Table wine revenues increased 6.9% during November and are up 6.5% for the first 11 months of 2014. Monthly tax collections are a reflection of the previous month’s sales.

North Carolina Beer Distributors Generate 3,869 Direct Jobs, $1.39 Billion in Total Economic Impacts

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RALEIGH, NC– A new economic impact report released by the National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) –America’s Beer Distributors: Fueling Jobs, Generating Economic Growth & Delivering Value to Local Communities– provides the first-ever comprehensive report on beer distribution companies’ total impact on national and state economies. The report, produced by Dr. Bill Latham and Dr. Ken Lewis of the Center for …

Four Association Lobbyists Among Most Influential

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Four lobbyists for this Association are ranked among the most influential in the state, according to a survey released by the N.C. Center for Public Policy Research.  Harold Brubaker (ranked #1), Tom Fetzer (#3), Lori Ann Harris (#11) and Tim Kent (#27) all represent the Association’s interests before the N.C. General Assembly.

Independent Distributors Essential to Craft Beer Success

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Boston Research Group has published a study that credits independent beer distributors as an essential component in the craft beer movement.  The U.S. distribution system has been a “fundamental enabler” in growth and cost savings for craft brewers.  For a copy of the report, click here.