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Hard Cider Exemption Wine Industry Development Act

Concerning the exclusion of hard cider from the "Colorado Wine Industry Development Act", and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.
2019 Regular Session
Liquor, Tobacco, & Marijuana
Bill Summary

Alcohol beverages - hard cider - exclusion from Colorado Wine Industry Development Act - exemption from excise tax on produce - appropriation. The act:

  • Removes hard cider from the definition of "wine" for purposes of the "Colorado Wine Industry Development Act"; and
  • Exempts produce used in the production of hard cider from the excise tax deposited in the Colorado wine industry development fund.

$2,000 is appropriated to the department of revenue from the general fund for tax administration IT system support.

(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)


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Bill Text

The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause is August 7, 2024, if the General Assembly adjourns sine die on May 8, 2024, unless otherwise specified. Details