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TABC 2021 Changes

Note: TABC will be removing the TABC 2021 Changes webpages over the summer because the changes previously detailed on these pages are now in place.

Changes to license types, fees and technology took effect Sept. 1, 2021. We’ve provided links to the information you need related to each topic below.

Overview of Changes

Temporary Licensing Process

The temporary licensing process put in place for August and September 2021 is no longer in effect. For more information on current licensing processes, visit the following pages:

License Types and Fees

For more information on the current license structure, fees and more, visit the following pages and resources:

Technology Changes

TABC has launched the Alcohol Industry Management System (AIMS) and all TABC-licensed businesses may now use the system. For more information, please visit the following pages and resources:

Beer and Ale Changes

Legislative action ended the distinction between beer and ale. Both are now considered “malt beverages.” For more information on this topic, please visit the following pages:

Local Government Changes

For more information on this topic, visit the Information for Information Local Government Officials page.