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Archived Important Notices

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September 20, 2016 Starting on Friday, September 23 at 5:45 PM through Monday, September 26 at 6:00 AM Central Time, some TABC online services will be unavailable, including but not limited to Public Inquiry - Credit Law and Seller/Server School – Order/Void Certificate.
September 19, 2016 TABC's website address, along with email addresses, have changed from "tabc.state.tx.us" to "tabc.texas.gov." Any bookmarks linked to the TABC website should be changed in order to allow users to continue to access the site securely.
August 22, 2016 TABC offices will be closed for business on Monday, September 5, 2016 in celebration of the Labor Day.
August 22, 2016 TABC offices will be closed for business on Monday, September 5, 2016 in celebration of the Labor Day.
August 9, 2016 The latest version of the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission's Strategic Plan is now available. The plan, which covers fiscal years 2017-2021, outlines the agency's six goals which support the statewide objectives set by state leaders. Individual action items and completion dates associated with those goals offer a glimpse into the concentrated efforts of TABC to target at-risk businesses, integrate new technologies, increase efficiencies in the licensing process and meet the growing demands of the alcoholic beverage industry.
July 27, 2016 Starting at 6:00 pm CDT on Friday, August 5, and ending at 6:00 am on Monday, August 8, the TABC website will be unavailable. This includes access to Public Inquiry and online services for renewing a license/permit, applying for label approval, inquiring about a seller/server certificate, and checking the delinquent list for a cash/credit law violation.
June 13, 2016 TABC offices will be closed for business on Monday, July 4, 2016 in celebration of Independence Day.
June 8, 2016 Starting at 6:00 pm CDT on Friday, June 17, and ending at 6:00 am on Monday, June 20, the TABC website will be unavailable. This includes access to Public Inquiry and online services for renewing a license/permit, applying for label approval, inquiring about a seller/server certificate, and checking the delinquent list for a cash/credit law violation.
June 6, 2016 Our El Paso office will be closed on June 6, 2016 due to building maintenance.
June 2, 2016 Our Richmond office will be closed on Thursday, June 2, 2016 due to inclement weather.
May 16, 2016 TABC offices will be closed on Monday, May 30, 2016 in observance of Memorial Day.
April 27, 2016 Telephone numbers to Headquarters are not available. This is for Headquarters phones only. You may contact us via email or contact your local TABC office.
April 18, 2016 Our Houston office is closed today, Monday, April 18, 2016 due to inclement weather.
April 18, 2016 Our Austin office will open at 10:00 am on Monday, April 18, 2016 due to inclement weather.
March 30, 2016 Original Application Forms have been updated. Due to legislative changes and our constant goal for improvement, our original application forms have been updated.
March 15, 2016 Our Beaumont office is closed today, Tuesday, March 15, 2016 due to rising flood waters in Orange and Jefferson Counties.
March 9, 2016 TABC offices will closed on Friday, March 25, 2016 in observance of Good Friday.
February 10, 2016 Regarding the obligation of a TABC license or permit holder to verify the License to Carry a handgun (LTC) of a person in possession of a handgun on a TABC-licensed premise:
- The Open Carry law did not change the Alcoholic Beverage Code regarding verification of handgun licenses.
- There is nothing in the Alcoholic Beverage Code specifically requiring TABC license/permit holders to ask a person to present his/her License to Carry a handgun (LTC), nor do we encourage them to do so.
February 5, 2016 Effective Tuesday, February 16, 2016 the Victoria office will have new office hours.
February 3, 2016 All in-state manufacturing tier excise tax forms have been updated to collect compliance sales totals set forth in statute by the Texas Legislature. All in-state manufacturing tier members must utilize these new forms beginning calendar year 2016 for the monthly tax reports submitted to TABC. The new forms along with a letter explaining the changes can be found on the Excise Tax Forms page. Please contact the Excise Tax Division at 512-206-3422 or your local TABC Audit and Investigations Regional Office with any questions.
February 2, 2016 For security reasons during the Pope’s visit to Mexico, part of IH10 and several streets in El Paso will be closed. As a result of these street closures, the El Paso Area Office will be closed on Wednesday, February 17, 2016. For immediate assistance, please contact our Odessa Area Office at 432-367-0760.
January 27, 2016 TABC offices will be closed for business on Monday, February 15, 2016 in observance of the Presidents' Day.
January 27, 2016 Effective Monday, February 8, 2016 the Laredo Outpost will have new office hours.
January 21, 2016 The Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission was named the 2015 Agency of the Year by the National Liquor Law Enforcement Association.

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