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This is where you can find all of TABC's short announcements and notices regarding the alcoholic beverage industry in Texas. 

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April 13, 2022

TABC Offices Closed for Good Friday

TABC offices will be closed Friday, April 15, in observance of Good Friday. We will reopen at our regular hours on Monday, April 18. Contact us.

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March 17, 2022

TABC Seeking Advisory Committee Members

TABC is responsible for protecting the public safety and welfare through consistent and efficient enforcement of the Alcoholic Beverage Code and related rules. Section 5.21 of the Code authorizes the Commission to establish advisory committees it considers necessary to accomplish the purposes of the Code and the agency’s mission. In 2021, the Commission by rule established three advisory committees responsible for providing important technical knowledge and industry expertise that can provide the Commission and TABC staff real-world insight. The board members include licensees, representatives from regulated businesses and industries, public members and other professionals. Advisory board members are appointed by Chairman Kevin Lilly. There is no financial compensation for membership; however, members who are selected to serve enjoy great satisfaction in knowing the significance of their membership and their impact on the professions they serve. If you're interested in becoming a member of a TABC advisory committee, please submit a letter of interest by scanning the QR code at the bottom of this page or by clicking this link to our online form. If you have any questions about the application process, please contact TABC’s Human Resources Division at TABCHR@tabc.texas.gov.

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Feb 23, 2022

Winter Weather Office Closures for Feb. 23–25, 2022

TABC's Wichita Falls office will be closed Feb. 25 because of weather conditions. The Arlington office will operate on a two-hour delay and open at 10 a.m. CST.   Here is the full list of temporary closures and changes: Closed Feb. 25 Region 2: Wichita Falls Open on Two-Hour Delay Feb. 25 Arlington Closed Feb. 24 Region 1: Abilene Region 2: Arlington, Denton, McKinney and Wichita Falls Region 4: Belton Open on Two-Hour Delay Feb. 24 Austin and Waco Closed Feb. 23 Region 2: Arlington (as of 1 p.m.), Wichita Falls Opened on Two-Hour Delay Feb. 23 Abilene

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Feb 18, 2022

TABC Offices Closed for Presidents Day

TABC offices will be closed Monday, Feb. 21, in observance of Presidents Day.  We will reopen at our regular hours on Tuesday, Feb. 22.

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Feb 2, 2022

Feb. 3–4 TABC Office Closures

The list below is being updated to reflect current TABC office closures because of inclement weather. Last updated at 9 p.m. Feb. 3, 2022.  The following TABC offices are closed Feb. 4:  Region 1: Abilene and Lubbock Region 2: Arlington, Denton, McKinney, Tyler and Wichita Falls Region 3: Houston and Richmond Region 4: Austin, Belton, Bryan, Llano, New Braunfels, San Marcos and Waco Region 5: San Antonio The following TABC offices will have a two-hour delayed opening Feb. 4:  Region 1: Amarillo, El Paso and Odessa The following TABC offices are closed Feb. 3:  Region 1: Abilene, Amarillo, El Paso, Lubbock and Odessa Region 2: Arlington, Denton, McKinney, Tyler and Wichita Falls Region 4: Austin, Belton, Bryan, Llano, New Braunfels, San Marcos and Waco Region 5: San Antonio

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Jan 21, 2022

TABC's McAllen Office Will Have a Delayed Opening Jan. 21, 2022

Due to inclement weather, TABC's McAllen office will open at 10 a.m. Jan. 21, 2022.

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Jan 20, 2022

TABC's San Antonio Regional Office Closed Jan. 20, 2022

TABC's San Antonio Regional Office is closed Jan. 20, 2022, due to inclement weather.

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Sept 30, 2021

Important: TABC Public Inquiry Data Updates 

Data in TABC's Public Inquiry System has been updated to reflect license consolidation and new technology. Some businesses have reported discrepancies in the data and license status listed in the system. TABC is working to resolve these issues.  If there appears to be a discrepancy with a license status that may affect a wholesale/distribution or Local Distributor (LP) transaction, the business delivering the product can:  Accept from retail businesses proof of payment for their renewal and copy of their virtual summary screen from TABC's application system confirming that the retailer submitted a renewal application.  Accept from a retail business a copy of the renewed license or permit for that business (license that is not expired). Contact TABC’s Licensing division to verify the license status:  Email licensing@tabc.texas.gov  Call 512-206-3360  If the business has a September 2021 expiration date, read the note below.  September and October Renewal Dates  To accommodate the transition to AIMS, all licenses and permits with September or October 2021 expiration dates are considered active and pending renewal by the agency until Oct. 31, 2021, even if the status field indicates otherwise in the TABC Public Inquiry System. This means that businesses with September or October 2021 expiration dates may continue to operate as normal and still accept wholesale/distribution or Local Distributor (LP) transactions, despite having an expired license date or status in Public Inquiry. Note for Local Governments and Others Verifying License Status While the TABC Public Inquiry System undergoes updates, you may use the same steps outlined above to verify a license or permit for any TABC-licensed business.   Originally published Sept. 2, 2021 Updated Sept. 30, 2021

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Sept 13, 2021

Temporary Office Closures Due to Tropical Storm Nicholas

The Houston Regional, Richmond and Beaumont offices are closed today and tomorrow due to heavy rain and potential flooding from Tropical Storm Nicholas.  To get in touch with our team, please visit our Contact Us page. If you have a question about the Alcohol Industry Management System (AIMS), email stakeholder@tabc.texas.gov.  

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Aug 28, 2021

Public Inquiry System Unavailable During Aug. 29 Maintenance

The TABC Public Inquiry system will be unavailable during maintenance on Sunday, Aug. 29, from 4 p.m. until midnight. We apologize for any inconvenience. 

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