Tapping accessories may be sold to retail licensees and installed in a retail licensed establishment, if sold at a price not less than the cost to the industry member who initially purchased them. Federal regulations apply, refer to Title 27 CFR Section 6.88. [KS Regulations, Agency 14, Article 10, Section 14-10-17; Div. of Alcoholic Beverage Control, “Handbook for Supplier Permits,” website, accessed 10/1/2020.] Note: On-sale licensees are required to store and dispense alcoholic beverages from the original container; however chilling and mixing machines and infusions are allowed. [KS Law, Chapter 41, Article 26, Section 41-2658; KS Regulations, Agency 14, Article 19, Section 14-19-28, Article 20, Section 14-20-30, Article 21, Section 14-21-13, and Article 22, Section 14-22-14.]

Permitted. A manufacturer may sell equipment, supplies, and fixtures to retail licensees as long as they are sold at current market value. Manufacturers may not offer such items at a special price. [WV Regulations, Title 175, Section 175-1-5, Subsection 5.4(b) and Section 175-4-13, Subsection 13.4.d.] Beer distributors may offer, for sale or rent, tanks of carbon dioxide gas to retailers and may, independently or through a subsidiary or affiliate, furnish, sell, install, or maintain draught line equipment, supplies, and cleaning services to a licensed retailer so long as the furnishing or sale of draught line services is negotiated at no less than direct cost. A beer distributor may furnish, rent, or sell equipment, fixtures, signs, services, or supplies directly or[…]

Permitted under federal guidelines. Refer to Title 27 CFR Part 6.88 of the federal regulations for specific details. [OK Regulations, Title 45, Chapter 10, Subchapter 3, Section 45:10-3-24.] In addition, brewers, beer distributors, small brewer self-distributors and brewpub self-distributors are granted specific privileges in Subsections E and F of Section 3-123, including: Sell equipment or supplies to a retail licensee, provided the equipment or supplies are sold at a price not less than the cost to the industry member and payment is collected within thirty (30) days of the sale; Install dispensing accessories at the retail location, as long as the retailer bears the cost of installation including equipment. [OK Law, Title 37A, Chapter 3, Section 3-123 E(7) and (8).]

Industry members may not provide a retail licensee with any goods below fair market value other than those expressly permitted under Colorado statutes, regulations or Special Event Codes. [CO Regulations, Regulation 47-322(K).] Suppliers also may rent equipment to retail licensees. All equipment rentals by an industry member to a retailer must be at fair market value. [CO Regulations, Regulation 47-322(J).]

Prohibited. There are some exceptions that allow wholesalers to rent certain items. Beer wholesalers who sell kegs that require special tapping devices not available commercially are authorized to rent or sell such devices with the sale of the kegs. [Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board Advisory Notice No. 9 (Third Revision), dated July 18, 1995.] In addition, manufacturers or importers may provide tap handles, metal keg connectors and tap knobs to other licensees and to holders of special occasion permits. [PA Law, Title 47 Chapter 1, Article IV(D), Section 4-493, Subsection 17; PA Regulations, Title 40, Part I, Chapter 13, Subchapter A, Section 13.52(c); Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board Advisory Notice No. 10 (7th Revision), dated May 15, 2019.]

Industry members may not loan, give, rent or sell furniture, fixtures or equipment to retail licensees except for tapping accessories and carbon dioxide which must be sold to retail license at not less than the industry member’s laid-in cost. In addition, industry members are prohibited from obtaining these items for retail licensees from a third party at a special price. [IA Regulations, Title 185, Chapter 16, Section 185-16.6(123).] Distilled spirits, wine, beer, and canned cocktails may not be sold from vending machines. [IA Law, Title IV, Subtitle 1, Chapter 123, Sections 123.21, 123.7 and 123.49.]

Industry members may not loan, give, rent or sell furniture, fixtures or equipment to retail licensees except for tapping accessories and carbon dioxide which must be sold to retail license at not less than the industry member’s laid-in cost. In addition, industry members are prohibited from obtaining these items for retail licensees from a third party at a special price. [IA Regulations, Title 185, Chapter 16, Section 185-16.6(123).]. Distilled spirits, wine, beer, and canned cocktails may not be sold from vending machines. [IA Law, Title IV, Subtitle 1, Chapter 123, Sections 123.21, 123.7 and 123.49.]

15.15.1 General A distiller, brewer, winemaker or wholesaler may sell equipment or supplies to a retail licensee, provided all of the requirements set forth below are met. Any such equipment or supplies must be sold at a price not less than the cost to the industry member who originally purchased the equipment or supplies. The amount charged must be collected in accordance with the credit regulations contained in the Missouri state regulations. [MO Law, Title XX, Chapter 311, Section 311.070, Subsections 3(2), 4(4) and (5).] 15.15.2 Premixed Distilled Spirits Beverages Notwithstanding any other provisions of Chapter 311 of Missouri law to the contrary, a distiller or wholesaler may install dispensing accessories—equipment designed to preserve and serve premixed distilled spirits beverages[…]

An industry member cannot give, lend, lease, furnish or sell furniture, equipment or fixtures to a retailer, except that an industry member may sell or lease dispensing equipment to retailers at the cost described below. Dispensing equipment includes portable or temporary unit to pour alcoholic liquor or maintain it in a consumable state, and includes courtesy wagons, beer wagons or trailers, draft coolers, coil boxes, portable bars or kiosks. It does not include permanent tap or refrigeration units. The cost of dispensing equipment to be charged to the retailer is:  the amount that the industry member paid for the equipment;  if the equipment was manufactured or produced by an industry member, the cost to produce the equipment;  if the industry[…]

Industry members may provide the following tapping accessories to retail licensees: coil cleaning services, branded tap markers, rods, vents, taps, hoses, washers, couplings, vent tongues and check valves. Other accessories, such as CO2 tanks, regulators and other draught equipment with a fair market value of more than $5.00 but less than $200.00 per item, must be sold to retail licensees for cash only, at not less than the cost to the industry member who originally purchased it. Draught accessories with a fair market value in excess of $200.00 are not included under the exceptions set forth above. CO2 and ice may be sold to retail licensees only if sold at a reasonable open market price in the locality where sold.[…]