Beer Industry

Wondering how to get started in the brewing Industry? Visit our industry startup guide: Getting Started in a TTB-Regulated Industry. Have a permit to operate in the beer industry and looking for next steps? See our industry compliance guide: Maintaining Compliance in a TTB-Regulated Business.

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If you're looking for information about cider, which is classified as a wine, visit our Cider page.

 

Key Beer Topics

Beer Labeling

Activities including alcohol fact labeling, generic terms, and allowable COLA changes

Brewer's Notice (Permit)

Getting qualified so you can apply for permission to operate, and help with Permits Online

Importing/Exporting

Requirements for importing and exporting alcohol beverages, and wholesaler/importer info

Taxes and Filing

Tax rates and due dates, Pay.gov and help with filing and preparing excise tax returns

Changes After Qualification

File amendments for change of bond and control using Permits Online

Beer Statistics

Monthly statistical releases going back to 1984

Beer Laws and Regulations

Public guidance including FAQs, procedures, rulings and industry circulars

Other Beer Topics

Such as saké, alternating proprietorships and frequently requested listings

 

Top Questions about the Beer Industry

How Do I...?

Qualify as a Brewery Obtain Labeling and Formulation Approval
Apply as a Brewery through Permits Online Submit a Product Sample
Determine and Pay Taxes File Disaster Claims
Register for Special Occupational Tax (SOT) Differentiate Between a Change in Proprietorship and a Change in Control
Renew my Special Occupational Tax (SOT) Registration See More Beer Questions

 

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Questions? If you have questions regarding permits, applications, bonds, tax payments, etc., you may contact the National Revenue Center at ttbbeer@ttb.gov or at 877-882-3277 (Toll Free) or see more beer contacts. If you’re having technical issues with our online applications contact the TTB Help Desk at TTB.Helpdesk@ttb.gov or see our TTB Online Help Center.

Page last reviewed: March 3, 2017
Page last updated: March 3, 2017
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