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So You Want to Change Your Label. Do You Need a New COLA?

If you are a distillery, winery, brewery, or importer, you are familiar with the federal and state label approval process. Did you know that TTB has expanded the types of changes you can make to an approved label without having … Continue reading

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TABC ANNOUNCES IMPORTANT CHANGES TO THE RENEWAL PROCESS

Effective immediately, the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission has stopped mailing out paper renewal application forms. Instead, the commission is sending postcards like the one below to remind permit and license holders to renew and to encourage you to renew using … Continue reading

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85th Texas Legislative Session Liquor Law Update

Dear Friends: We’re willing to bet that, by now, you’ve heard that we’ve had a season of heavy legislative weather here in Austin, and we bet you’ve been wondering just what happened to liquor law during the storm. As usual, … Continue reading

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New 30-Day Deadline for Reporting Changes to TABC

Effective August 21, 2016, permittees and licensees are required to report changes to the commission that previously were not due to be reported until the next renewal application was to be filed. Specifically, the following changes must now be reported … Continue reading

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City of Dallas Single-Use Carryout Bag Program

Attention Dallas retailers: make sure you’re ready for the city’s Single-Use Carryout Bag Program, which goes into effect January 1, 2015.  Businesses that provide single-use bags must register with the city annually for each location before distributing single-use carryout bags … Continue reading

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Stakeholder Meeting for Proposed TABC Rule Changes for Coupons and On-Premises Promotions

The TABC hosted a well-attended stakeholder meeting on Wednesday, December 10th, at Commission headquarters regarding possible amendments to Rules §45.101 (Rebates, Coupons and Premium Stamps) and §45.103 (On-Premises Promotions). The Commission fostered an open conversation about the proposed changes and was … Continue reading

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TABC Proposes Rule Changes for Coupons and On-Premises Promotions

The TABC will hold a stakeholder meeting on Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at 1:30 p.m. at Commission’s headquarters in Austin to discuss possible amendments to Rules §45.101 (Rebates, Coupons and Premium Stamps) and §45.103 (On-Premises Promotions). Below is a summary … Continue reading

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Jack Martin & Associates is now Martin Frost & Hill

We are proud to announce that Kyle Hill has become a shareholder and that the firm has been renamed to acknowledge the tremendous contributions that Kimberly Frost and Mr. Hill have made to its success.

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Government Shutdown Closes TTB

As explained in the Appropriations Lapse Notice posted on TTB’s web site, TTB has been forced to suspend all non-excepted operations. That means there will be no access to Permits Online, Formulas Online, and COLAs online and no personnel will … Continue reading

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TTB Processing Times

TTB has recently begun publishing the average number of days the agency takes to process original applications to operate. This week, TTB published updated averages as of July 2013. Almost all average processing times have gone up considerably since the … Continue reading

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