Taxes, Taxes, Taxes!

January 27, 2023

If your establishment is located in the City of Atlanta, did you know that selling distilled spirits (liquor) requires you to pay tax-by-the drink. What is tax-by-the-drink? Alcohol tax by the drink is a tax levied, in addition to other taxes imposed by the law, upon every purchase of a liquor-based drink in the City of Atlanta in the amount of 3% percent of the purchase price. All taxes collected by any agent or licensee are due and payable to the City monthly. (Note: Nearly every local jurisdiction in Georgia imposes some form of a tax by the drink – […]

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Tabitha Fordham Joins the Beverage Alcohol Team

July 6, 2021

TFH Legal is excited to announce the addition of Tabitha Fordham to the beverage alcohol team starting on July 6.

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FDA and Gluten-Free Labeling

October 16, 2020

The FDA finalized regulations governing gluten-free claims for fermented foods. The rule applies to alcoholic beverages that fall within the FDA’s primary labeling jurisdiction. Companies must come into compliance no later than August 13, 2021. The new rule effectively prohibits gluten-free claims on fermented products that were not gluten-free from the start of the production process. But beers made without gluten-containing grain (e.g., beers made from rice) are allowed to use the term gluten-free so long as the manufacturer and product meet certain other requirements under the new regulations. But, when it comes to distilled products, it’s a different story. […]

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