Ind. Lawmaker Wants To Make Booze Cheaper - For Distillers
Rep. Todd Young of Indiana introduced a bill Tuesday that will cut taxes for distilleries that make whiskey, vodka, rum and gin.By Christian Bryant | May 26, 2015
An Indiana legislator introduced a bill Tuesday that could take the edge off the cost of booze.
House Republican Todd Young, a representative from Indiana, introduced the Distillery Innovation and Excise Tax Reform Act — a bi-partisan bill which seeks to significantly cut excise taxes on distilled spirits like whiskey, rum, gin and vodka. (Video via C-SPAN)
Cutting taxes on liquors sounds like Young is doing drinking Americans a favor and lightening our bar tabs, but the legislation is a bit more business-oriented.