Whiskey advocates from Texas and around the US just prevented a 400% tax Increase for distilleries!
Just last month, Texas Monthly Magazine ran a cover story about “The Great Texas Whiskey Boom” The article chronicles the past decade of growth of the Texas Whiskey industry and how our members are cultivating products and passionate advocates that rival the great whiskey producing regions of the world.
Just in the nick of time, both chambers of congress have passed a tax-extension for 2020 that keep today’s FET rates the same! View the statement from our partners at DISCUS — Spirts United who led the charge with many organizations to make this happen!
This means that the “Texas Whiskey Boom” is safe for now. We’ll have to address making fair rates permanent next year, but Today, it’s time to celebrate the advocacy of the thousands of You who have mobilized in support of the craft of whiskey-making and the small business owners who’ve shed blood, sweat and tears to create a new industry in our great state!
Cheers to Y’all!