State of Alabama
Economic Contribution represents the tangible and intangible production of firms in this market. Tangible production for example, would include firms producing a quantifiable good, such as beverage alcohol. Intangible production would include firms whose output is a service, such as transportation. Economic Contribution is not value added but the sum of final production.
Direct Impacts include those generated by the three tiers of the malt beverage industry: Brewing, Distribution and Retailing. Supplier Impacts are those generated by firms directly supplying the malt beverage industry. Induced Impacts are the result of re-spending by employees in the Direct and Supplier Industries. For the purposes of this study, a facility was considered to be any individual site. The number of facilities includes brewers, wholesalers, and retailers. Retailer facility estimates are based on TDLinx establishment counts.
Taxes Generated include those taxes paid directly by industry firms and their employees. Examples of these include corporate taxes, payroll taxes, and income taxes. Taxes Paid include those taxes paid as a result of the sale of industry product. Examples of these include excise and sales taxes. Federal excise taxes are directly paid by the brewers; however, for the purpose of this study they are considered to be consumption taxes.