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Indoor Dining and Alcohol Sales

The hospitality industry continues to struggle financially during the national COVID-19 health crisis and the government’s attempts to control the spread of the deadly virus. The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board issued an updated guidance regarding the...

Citation For Failure To Pay State Taxes.

Licensees are aware that in order to renew, transfer, or obtain a PLCB license both the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue and the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry each must issue tax clearances for the licensee. Therefore the licensee has the obligation...

Non Renewal Of Liquor License For Amplified Music Violations

Q. My corporation has a restaurant liquor license, and I have had two (2) citations involving amplified music being heard outside of my premises within the past year. I have a live music venue and neighbors have been complaining to the State Police about hearing the...

PLCB Introduces New Licensee Compliance Program

Each type of license issued by the PLCB has specific legal requirements that must be complied with in order to qualify for the license to be issued to the license applicant. For example a holder of a restaurant liquor license must have on its premises seating for 30...

Off-premises Catering Permits

The recent changes to the Liquor Code has increased the number of the Off Premises Catering Permits that a qualified licensee can obtain in a calendar year from 50 to 52. This obviously is not by any standard a significant increase. However the overall procedural...