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 …

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 …