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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...

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...

Age Compliance Program – Be Vigilant

Licensees are still being cited for sales to minors as a result of Pennsylvania’s Age Compliance Program, which is administered by the State Police Bureau of Liquor Control Enforcement. I have written about this program in past columns and is worth revisiting since...

Price of Wines Sold by WEP Holders

Note this clarification: A WEP licensee may not sell its wine for a lower price than what the WEP holder purchased that wine for at a PLCB store and not the PLCB store retail list price.

More on Act 39 – Safekeeping and RAMP

Act 39 amending the Liquor Code is now in effect, as of August 8, 2016. House Bill No.1690 is now known as Act 39 of 2016. Act 39 has significant changes affecting all licensees. There are new license safekeeping rules. Previously a license could be held in...