The New York State Brewers Association blog posted the article from Senior Tax Manager David Oksenhorn, about Form MT-456, the new beer tax return.
New York State Brewers Association
By David Oksenhorn, Senior Manager, Accounting Services
While the format of MT-456 is similar to its predecessor, one change that may create confusion is line five (purchases used for production). It relates to the purchase of alcoholic beverages bought during the reporting period for use in rectifying, distilling, blending, or fortifying.