Issue Date:
Revised Date: 2021-09-01

Legal Cites

Object Type

Cash — Alcoholic Beverage

Origin Date

1936 by the 44th Leg.


Unless otherwise noted, fees are set by the commission under Alcoholic Beverage Code sec. 5.50.


  • Ch. 14, Distiller and rectifier permits.


  • Ch. 19, Wholesaler permit.
  • Ch. 20, General Class B wholesaler permit.
  • Ch. 22, Package store permit.
  • Ch. 23, Local distributor permit.

Mixed Beverage

  • Ch. 28, Mixed beverage permit.
  • Sec. 28.14, For a mixed beverage corporation merger or consolidation, $100 paid to the commission for each licensed premises.
  • Sec. 30.03, Nonprofit entity temporary event permit.
  • Ch. 29, Late hours certificate can be issued to a holder of a mixed beverage permit, private club registration permit, or retail dealer’s on-premise license.

Private Clubs

  • Ch. 32, Private club registration permit and food and beverage certificate.
  • Sec. 32.03, Preliminary private club member, $3 per member.
  • Sec. 32.09, Temporary private club member, $3 per member.
  • Ch. 29, Late hours certificate can be issued to a holder of a mixed beverage permit, private club registration permit, or retail dealer’s on-premise license.


  • Ch. 46, Bonded warehouse permit.
  • Ch. 55, Manufacturer’s agents’ warehousing permit.
  • Ch. 43, Local cartage permit.
  • Ch. 41, Carrier permit.
  • Ch. 57, Consumer delivery permit.

Other Fees

  • Ch. 48, Passenger transportation permit.
  • Ch. 37, Non-resident seller permit.
  • Ch. 50, Promotional permit.
  • Sec. 61.14, Alteration of business entity form for each licensed premises is $100.
  • Sec. 11.12, Changing the type of business entity on a permit, $100.
  • Sec. 6.04, License/permit late fee.

Due Date

As set by the commission.


Formerly deposited to the Omnibus Tax Clearance Fund (0120) and Private Clubs Permit Fees to General Revenue Fund (0001). H.B. 872, 67th Leg. R.S. abolished Fund 0120 and moved deposit to General Revenue.

Formerly used to fund statutory allocations. Dedication of these revenues abolished 8-31-95, per § 403.094, Government Code.

Rates amended by S.B. 285, 68th Leg., R.S. effective 9-1-83.

(§ 48.02) added by H.B. 1132, 69th Leg., R.S.

(§ 49.02) added by H.B. 1874, 69th Leg., R.S.

(§ 50.02(a)(b)) added by H.B. 1123, 70th Leg., R.S.

Mixed beverage corporation merger fee (§§ 28.04 and 28.14) amended by S.B. 1270, 71st Leg., R.S. and H.B. 1445, 73rd Leg., R.S. Limousine service permit (Chapter 50) repealed by H.B. 1445.

Mixed beverage daily permit (§ 32.02) added by H.B. 409, 73rd Leg., R.S.

Late fee and package store tasting fees (§§ 6.04, 28.18 and 52.02) added by H.B. 1445, 73rd Leg., R.S.

Food and beverage certificate (§ 32.23) added by H.B. 1419, 74th Leg., R.S.

Changing type of business on permit fee (§ 11.12) added by H.B. 1703, 75th Leg., R.S.

(§ 39.04 and 40.02) Medicinal and physician permits repealed by H.B. 402, 77th Leg., R.S.

S.B. 1236, 77th Leg., R.S. changed §6.04 late fee from $100 to set by the commission.

Preliminary private club member fee (§ 32.03) amended by H.B. 2065, 79th Leg., R.S.

(§ 50.002) amended by H.B. 1365, 80th Leg., R.S.

Promotional permit (§ 55.02) added by H.B. 2727, 80th Leg., R.S.

(§ 28.04) Mixed Beverage Corporate Control Changes removed by S.B. 1217, 80th Leg., R.S.

Self distribution permit (§ 12A.03) added by S.B. 516, 83rd Leg., R.S.

Distiller's agent permit (§ 15.02) added by S.B. 828, 83rd Leg., R.S.

Passenger bus permit (§ 48A.02) added by H.B. 3101, 85th Leg., R.S.

Consumer delivery permit (§ 57.03) added by S.B. 1450, 86th Leg., R.S.

H.B. 1545, 86th Leg., R.S. repealed fees for:

  • Distiller's Agents
  • Local Class B Wholesalers
  • Agents
  • Manufacturer's Agents
  • Passenger Trains
  • Market Research Packagers

Effective 9/1/2021, H.B. 1545, 86th Leg., R.S. repealed fee amounts and provided the authority to set fees to the commission. The bill repealed and combined various licenses and replaced references to “beer” and “malt liquor” with “malt beverages.”

Revenue object 3266 – Temporary Auction Permit – Alcoholic Beverages was repealed by H.B. 1545, effective 9/1/2021, and the fee moved to revenue object 3256 under new nonprofit entity temporary event permits (Alcoholic Beverage Code sec. 30.03).

Brewer’s licenses previously under this revenue object were moved to 3261. Boat and temporary permits previously under 3261 Wine and Beer Permit Fees moved this revenue object.

USAS Values

Appropriation Year 24
Receipt Category 06 – Alcoholic Beverages
Receipt Type 10 – Business/Professional Fees
Object Group 30 – Revenues
USAS Status A