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House Bill 1281

House Bill 1281

ARCHIVE (2010)

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Alcohol excise tax. Increases the beer and hard cider excise tax from $0.115 to $0.435 per gallon. Increases the liquor excise tax from $2.68 to $5.24 per gallon. Increases the wine tax from $0.47 to $1.24 per gallon. Increases the malt excise tax from $0.05 to $0.20 per gallon. Reduces the discount to a taxpayer for accurately reporting and timely remitting the alcohol excise taxes from 1.5% to 0.75% of the alcohol excise taxes due. Makes various changes to the allocation of the alcohol excise taxes. Establishes the microbrewery development council for the development, promotion, and education of microbreweries. Establishes the microbrewery development fund. Provides that part of the beer excise tax is allocated to the microbrewery development fund. Establishes the local economic development fund to assist economic development in cities and towns. Allocates certain alcohol excise taxes to the local economic development fund. Provides that the economic development fund is to be distributed to cities and towns based on population. Requires the revenue received by a consolidated city to be transferred to the Marion County capital improvement board of managers. Provides that the division of mental health and addiction must distribute 10% of the total amount received by the division of mental health from the addiction services fund during the immediately preceding year to provide prevention services for: (1) alcohol abuse or drug abuse; or (2) gambling problems. Provides that 50% of the money that is distributed from the addiction service fund for local programs that provide prevention, intervention, and treatment services may be included in the requirement that 10% of the addiction services fund must be used to
Current Status:
In Committee - first House
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