Location, Location, Location

We finally got a location! This was by far was the hardest part of the journey so far. Our Original Plan Originally we found a location where the owner did not use the entire warehouse so we were going to section off a part for us to use from the …

Truck Load of Kegs

Today we picked up a truck load of kegs (plus 1 in the cab). 50 sixtels to be exact. We found the kegs listed for sale on probrewer.com from the nice people at Brazos Valley Brewery. Most items ship from Oregon or Colorado thus being located in south Texas can make shipping expensive. …

Form for Forms

When our LLC first was approved, we were told to fill out forms 720 by 7/13 and 1065 by 4/14. When we started to look into form 720 it started to mention that it was for alcohol sold and used as fuel. It was Publication 510 that explained what specific …

Franchise Tax Registration

We got a letter in the mail today from the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts telling us to register for our franchise tax. We simply go to http://www.window.state.tx.us/webfile/franchise_attention.html and punch in the information they sent us in the letter. In other news we have been slowly buying some of the equipment, …

Applying for EIN Number

Applying for the EIN Number was painless and didn’t take to long, it was just a long list of questions. Here are most of them. Number of Members State Filed in Are the members husband and wife? Under Revenue Procedure 2002-69, you have the option of treating the LLC as …

Limited Liability Corporation

Today we filed for the LLC! The dream of owning a brewery just took the first step from plans and funny money to an actual plan and real money (the real money part is not so fun). We decided to skip on hiring a lawyer or using one of the …