Author Archives: kfrost

New Breach of Peace Rule; Amendment of JM&A A/B Policies

The TAB Code has long required that permitholders report breaches of the peace that occur on their licensed premises to the TABC.  However, up to now the TABC has not defined when a “breach of the peace” should be deemed … Continue reading

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Wine Law in Texas Conference

Jack Martin & Associates’ own Kimberly Frost and Lou Bright are once again co-chairing the Wine Law in Texas conference sponsored by Law Seminars International. This year’s conference will be held October 20 and 21, 2011 at the Hilton Austin … Continue reading

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TABC Rolls Out New License/Permit Application

Posted on TABC’s web site: January 13, 2009 After working for several months with the public, the alcoholic beverage industry, and licensing agencies, TABC has revised its license/permit applications to simplify them and make them more user-friendly. We are happy … Continue reading

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TABC Announces New Technology

TABC issued the following press release on December 18, 2008. The Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission (TABC) has implemented new technology at the Texas-Mexico bridges, allowing print-on-demand tax stamps for the importation of alcoholic beverages and cigarettes. The computerized system consists … Continue reading

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TABC Announces Montgomery Co. Stings

TABC issued the following press release on December 17, 2008: The winter holidays are right around the corner, and young people are making plans to enjoy their time off. In preparation, Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission (TABC) agents, Conroe Independent School … Continue reading

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Guidance on Shipping to Consumers

TABC has recently issued the following guidance for retailers on the shipment of  wine and spirits to Texas consumers.  Texas Package Stores and Wine Only Package Stores Governor Signs Bill Regarding Shipping by Package Stores – May 25, 2007 On May 25, … Continue reading

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Comptroller and TABC Collaborate on Sales Tax Enforcement

All Texas retailers should be aware that the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts and TABC work together on sales tax enforcement.  The Comptroller can report a retailer that is delinquent on its sales tax payments to TABC, which can then … Continue reading

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Common Advertising & Labeling Mistakes

TTB says that the following are the most common mistakes that purveyors of alcoholic beverages make on product labels, on web sites and in other advertising. Omitting mandatory statements such as the name and address of the responsible advertiser or the alcohol content … Continue reading

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COLAs Online Workshop

TTB is hosting a COLAs Online Workshop on March 12, 2008, in Dallas, Texas. Click here for registration information.

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What is TTB Expo 2008?

If you have any questions about TTB Expo 2008, please call TTB at 513-684-7216 or send an e-mail to TTBExpo@ttb.gov. TTB Expo 2008 will be held June 17 – 18, 2008, at the Northern Kentucky Convention Center, in Covington, Kentucky, … Continue reading

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