Category Archives: TTB Announcements

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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TTB Issues New Guidance on Hand Sanitizer Production

Any distillery making or thinking about making hand sanitizer should read TTB’s new guidance, which contains a lot of great information. Importantly, TTB has waived formula approval requirements for hand sanitizer made according to this guidance from the FDA. TTB has also made clear … Continue reading

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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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Plan Now for Consumer Sales

Effective June 14, 2013, Texas breweries were authorized, for the first time ever, to sell their products to consumers by-the-glass for consumption at the brewery.  As of September 1st, Texas distilleries will not only be authorized to sell their products … Continue reading

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Wine Law in Texas Conference

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

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TABC Announces New Technology

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TABC Rolls Out New License/Permit Application

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