Category Archives: TABC Announcements

Read the latest news from the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission

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 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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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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