Requirements for Records –

Purchase of Alcoholic Beverages

  • Alcoholic beverages stored and used in a private club must be owned by the members.
  • The private club purchases the alcoholic beverages on behalf of the members
  • Members are charged a service fee for the mixing and service of alcoholic beverages to members

Original stocking of bar for a new permit:

  • Alcoholic beverages may be purchased with money assessed equally from the original (charter) members [Code §32.06(a)]
  • Each member should acknowledge with a signed document the amount of the individual assessment.
  • The original purchase may be funded from a loan to the club by a third person guaranteed by all the members (pro rata share).
  • A person who provides a loan to the club may be related or unrelated to the club
  • A loan for the original purchase may be repaid from the alcoholic beverages replacement account