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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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TABC Releases New 51% Guidance

TABC has released new 51% guidance reviewing options for retailers and manufacturers to update gross receipts from the sale of alcoholic beverages so TABC can ascertain whether the business is eligible to open as a restaurant under Governor Abbott’s order … Continue reading

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Governor Abbott Approves Premixed Drinks To Go

Governor Abbott has approved premixed drinks for take-out and delivery. Check out all the details on TABC’s Coronavirus Information page and stock up on zip ties!

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Gov. Abbott Issues New Restrictions

Governor Abbott issued an executive order this morning addressing, among other things, new restrictions on bars and similar establishments effective at noon today, June 26th. We encourage you to immediately read the executive order in its entirety. For more information, … Continue reading

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TABC Waives Late Fee Charges for Certain Permittees/Licensees

Governor Abbott recently announced late fee charges will be waived for any TABC permit or license that expired on or after March 13, 2020. Typically, permit and license holders only have a 30-day grace period in which to file a … Continue reading

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Governor Announces Phase 2 to Open Texas

Governor Abbott announced bars, as well as winery, distillery, and brewery tasting rooms, can reopen at 25% capacity effective Friday, May 22, subject to compliance with minimum standard health protocols for bars. The occupancy limit does not apply to an … Continue reading

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TABC Interprets Gov. Abbott’s Open Texas Order

TABC published guidance yesterday evening interpreting Governor Abbott’s latest executive order regarding who may reopen on May 1 at limited capacity. TABC’s interpretation is that manufacturers may reopen tasting rooms and taprooms for dine-in service only if they operate a restaurant as … Continue reading

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Texas Governor’s Plan to Reopen

Governor Abbott issued a new executive order today, April 27, allowing retail stores, restaurants, movie theaters, and malls to open at 25% capacity on May 1. These businesses located in counties with 5 confirmed cases or fewer and meeting certain … Continue reading

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DOT Guidance on Transporting Hand Sanitizer

Today, the Texas Distilled Spirits Association organized a presentation by the U.S. Department of Transportation to provide training on the transportation of hand sanitizer. Because hand sanitizer is very flammable, there are regulations governing things such as the size of the containers, … Continue reading

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TTB Postpones Due Dates for Tax and Other Related Filings

TTB announced it is postponing the following filing and payment due dates for 90-days where the original due date falls on or after March 1, 2020, through July 1, 2020: Tax payment due dates for wine, beer, distilled spirits, tobacco … Continue reading

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