Beer Institute: Year-to-Date Domestic Tax Paid Estimate Down 2.1 Percent

WASHINGTON, DC – Today the Beer Institute published an unofficial estimate of domestic tax paid by beer brewers:

The July 2013 domestic tax paid estimate is 16,350,000 barrels. July 2012 removals were 16,430,000 (revised) for a decrease of 0.5 percent.

Please note the following monthly revisions from previous releases for 2012 and 2013:

Month 2012 2013 Percent Change Volume Change
January 13,341,173 13,700,000 2.7% 358,827
February 13,750,782 12,900,000 -6.2% -850,782
March 15,650,416 14,792,000 -5.5% -858,416
April 14,955,023 15,060,000 0.7% 104,977
May 16,925,890 16,320,000 -3.6% -605,890
June 16,960,000 16,650,000 -1.8% -310,000
July 16,430,000 16,350,000 -0.5% -80,000
YTD 108,013,284 105,772,000 -2.1% 2,241,284

The Beer Institute is the trade association representing all brewers and beer importers, as well as industry suppliers. For news media seeking more information on the statistical information above, please contact Megan Kirkpatrick at 202.737.2337.