Beer Institute Releases Domestic Tax Paid Estimate

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

The October 2013 domestic tax paid estimate is 14,200,000 barrels. October 2012 removals were 14,300,000 (revised) for a decrease of 0.7%.

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 16,464,805 16,200,000 -1.6% -264,805
August 16,554,238 16,140,000 -2.5% -414,238
September 14,826,690 15,190,000 2.5% 363,310
October 14,300,000 14,200,000 -0.7% -100,000
YTD 153,737,283 151,102,000 -1.7% -2,635,283

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.