Beer Institute Releases Domestic Tax Paid Estimate

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

The August 2013 domestic tax paid estimate is 16,300,000 barrels. August 2012 removals were 16,560,000 (revised) for a decrease of 1.6 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

14,903,136

15,060,000

1.1%

156,864

May

16,916,518

16,320,000

-3.5%

-596,518

June

17,029,525

16,600,000

-2.5%

-429,525

July

16,430,000

16,350,000

-0.5%

-80,000

August

16,560,000

16,300,000

-1.6%

-260,000

YTD

124,581,550

122,022,000

-2.1%

-2,559,550

The Beer Institute is the trade association representing all brewers and beer importers, as well as industry suppliers.