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Changes to Required Weapons Signs

As of September 1, 2021, no business is required to post the blue TABC weapons warning sign. The requirement was repealed in HB 1927. Only businesses that hold certain on-premises permits, earn 51% or more of their revenue from the … Continue reading

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2021 Texas Legislative Session Review

Howdy, campers! The 87th Legislature has wrapped (well, regular session, anyway). While this session did not include the same Texas-sized changes to our beloved Alcoholic Beverage Code as last, there are still many bills worth noting and many of the regulatory … Continue reading

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TABC Releases Proposed License Application and Renewal Fees

TABC released proposed two-year licensing fees to be effective for original and renewal applications filed on or after September 1st. Direct questions and comments to TABC at stakeholder@tabc.texas.gov.

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TABC Update on Alcoholic Beverages To-Go Legislation

TABC has issued an industry notice providing guidance on the recent enactment of legislation expanding off-premises sales privileges for Mixed Beverage and Private Club permittees, which is not yet effective but has potential to go into effect soon. Only Mixed … Continue reading

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TABC Responds to the Governor’s Covid-19 Order

TABC issues statewide guidance on Governor’s Executive Order GA-34 effective Wednesday, March 10, 2021.

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TABC Delinquent List – Important Information

Due to the severe winter weather that has impacted the industry’s ability to operate, TABC is waiving the restrictions for those businesses that appear on the No. 1815 Delinquent List.  This list is scheduled to publish at midnight on Thursday, February … Continue reading

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TABC FEES & TECHNOLOGY TRANSITION – IMPORTANT INFO

If you anticipate opening a new location or relocating one between August and November, READ THIS. Big changes are happening with TABC licensing this year. To facilitate new fees and licensing technology transition, TABC is proposing to adopt temporary rules … Continue reading

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Texas Governor Allows Bars to Reopen with County Approal

  Governor Abbott issued Executive Order No. GA-32 to reopen bars and similar establishments at up to 50% indoor capacity with no outdoor limits subject to the approval of county officials beginning October 14th. In regions with low COVID-19 hospitalizations, county judges have … Continue reading

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Occupancy Expansion to 75%

Governor Abbott issued an executive order authorizing dine-in restaurants (i.e. where customers may eat or drink only while seated) with less than 51% gross receipts from alcoholic beverage sales to operate at up to 75% capacity beginning Monday, 9/21. Dine-in … Continue reading

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It’s Time to Conduct Your TABC Online Compliance Audit

TABC is sending the following message to all permittees and licensees with a physical premises in Texas. All permittees and licenses, other than holders of nonresident permits and licenses, are encouraged to perform a compliance audit using TABC’s mobile app … Continue reading

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