Hardywood Park Craft Brewery is getting hit with a surprise tax by the city of Richmond... to pay meals tax on all glasses of beer sold over the past year.
The issue is that Richmond's Finance Department reportedly told the Hardywood owners that they did not need to collect meals taxes because breweries is not considered a "food establshment" by the city code.
Legislation may soon be passed to add breweries and wineries to the list of "food establishments". Read more here
Since that legislation is not currently in place, do you feel the tax being imposed on Hardywood is unfair?