A New World Of Alcohol Taxation In Texas

Law360, New York (October 31, 2013, 5:45 PM EDT) -- If a consumer walks into a restaurant and orders a beer or wine, will the consumer be required to pay tax on that beer or wine?

Admittedly, it’s a bit of a trick question. Studies have shown most consumers believe that they do. The correct answer though is “maybe so, maybe not,” as it depends on the type of Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission permit the restaurant holds. Starting in 2014, this will change and the overwhelming odds suggest the answer to the question is “yes.”...
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