NYS $.05 Beer Bottle & Can Deposit

November 20th, 2018 • by Paul Leone

NYS $.05 Beer Bottle & Can Deposit

• by Paul Leone

If you bottle or can your own beer and sell it out of your tap room or self distribute your beer, this is critical information you need know to become a deposit initiator in New York State. From the NYS Dept. of Tax & Finance website: “New York State’s Returnable Container Act requires every deposit […]

New York Craft Brewers Festival – Albany

November 19th, 2018 • by Paul Leone

Coming soon – tickets to our Craft Brewers Festival at the Desmond Hotel DATE: March 9, 2019 Time: 4pm – 8pm All proceeds benefit the New York State Brewers Association – please support us, and in turn support New York State craft beer ** STAY TUNED FOR DETAILS, TICKETS & MORE **

New Law: Employers Must Provide Sexual Harassment Training

November 15th, 2018 • by Paul Leone

The Department of Labor has set forth new sexual harassment prevention requirements for every employer in New York State. This requirement is meant to be a tool to protect employers in the event of a sexual harassment claim or lawsuit against the person or business. DOL has released an informational video on YouTube called Sexual […]

Craft Brewing and R&D Tax Credit is Tasty Combination

November 14th, 2018 • by William Kuhlman

Craft brewers that have not yet done so should consider whether investment in product development, formulations, recipes, techniques, and manufacturing processes may qualify for a federal tax subsidy known as the Research and Development (R&D) tax credit. Many craft brewers may not realize that every day brewing activities may qualify under the updated or “relaxed” […]

5 Brewery Marketing Strategies You Should Use

November 1st, 2018 • by Chris Coughlan

The craft beer industry is one of the most rapidly growing segments not only New York, but the entire country. While this growth is a big win for the industry and our economy, the crowded marketplace is making it increasingly vital to differentiate yourself and find authentic ways to grow your brand loyalty. To get […]