Congressional Bourbon Caucus Calls on Biden Administration to Thwart Whiskey Tariffs

The Congressional Bourbon Caucus submitted a letter to Katherine Tai, the newly-confirmed U.S. Trade Representative, to work with the EU and UK to immediately suspend tariffs on American whiskey exports. The letter was drafted and submitted by the caucus’ co-chairs, U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth and … Continue readingCongressional Bourbon Caucus Calls on Biden Administration to Thwart Whiskey Tariffs

Congressmen Seek to Cut Excise Taxes on Distilled Spirits

Two Congressmen introduced a bill to cut taxes on distilled spirits. Sponsors of “HR 2520: Distillery Innovation and Excise Tax Reform Act of 2015,” Rep. Todd Young (R-IN) and Rep. John Yarmuth (D-KY) both represent states with significant distillery interests. [adrotate banner=”6″]Yarmuth obviously represents the distilling … Continue readingCongressmen Seek to Cut Excise Taxes on Distilled Spirits