Category Archives: General

Retirement of Jack Martin

It is with mixed emotions that we announce the retirement of our good friend, valued partner, and firm founder, Jack Martin, effective April 1, 2022. Although we will miss having Jack in the office, after 33 years of stellar service, … 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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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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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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