CRE Homepage About The CRE Advisory Board Newsletter Search Links Representation Comments/Ideas
Data Access
Data Quality
Regulation by Litigation
Regulation by Appropriation
Special Projects
CRE Watch List
OMB Papers
Abstracts and Reviews
Regulatory Review
Voluntary Standards Program
CRE Report Card
Public Docket Preparation
Consumer Response Service
Site Search

Enter keyword(s) to search

OMB and Wineries Poised for Battle
Wineries are gearing up for a contentious debate with OMB. The Tax and Trade Bureau and the OMB are planning to increase labelling fees, association fees, and various other administrative fees to pad their budget. New wineries would pay thousands more in startup costs due to permits and registrations.

WineAmerica's David Sloane said OMB, “is driving the effort to get these Tax and Trade Bureau user fees."

“We pay a federal excise tax on every bottle of wine we produce that no one else pays. That excise tax is not insignificant,” Sloane said.

  • Click to learn more.