Attorneys at Law
A Professional Corporation
...a DC law firm specializing in alcoholic beverage law
1008 PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE, SE WASHINGTON , D.C. 20003
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Will your hours of operation accommodate a DC Nats World Series watch party? Then you may need a one day substantial change.
October 17, 2019
DC Bag law reminder – All businesses that serve food or alcohol must charge a fee of 5 cents for each paper or plastic bag For more information go to: https://doee.dc.gov/page/bag-law-faqs
September 18, 2019
ABC LICENSE RENEWALS – The renewal application submission deadline for all nightclub and tavern alcohol beverage licenses is Monday, September 30, 2019. Renewal packets will be mailed mid-August 2019 to the licensee’s address on file with ABRA.
August 14, 2019
DCRA Closed on DC Emancipation Day In observance of DC Emancipation Day, the District of Columbia Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs will be closed and no construction is allowed on Tuesday, April 16, 2019.
April 1, 2019
DC ABC license renewal packets and annual payments due 4/1/2019
March 27, 2019
Straw Ban now in effect in DC – Pursuant to Sustainable DC Omnibus Amendment Act of 2014 and the Mayor’s 2018 List of Recyclables and Compostables, businesses and organizations selling or serving beverages in the District are no longer allowed to provide single-use plastic straws or stirrers to consumers.
February 19, 2019
DC Alcohol License renewal alert! Restaurants, Hotels, Multipurpose Facilities, Clubs, Marine Vessels, Arenas and Caterers are due to renew their alcoholic beverage licenses by April 1, 2019. Renewal applications must be submitted in person at ABRA. ABRA has posted a helpful renewal check list
February 5, 2019
New licensee training will take place on December 13, 2018. Please contact ABRA no later than December 7, 2018 to reserve your spot.
October 26, 2018
DC’s Alcoholic Beverage Monthly Tax Returns can now be filed online! Licensed alcoholic beverage wholesalers in the District of Columbia can file their Alcoholic Beverage tax return (FR 425) online at https://mytax.dc.gov
DC Dept of Health issues updated notice to restaurants regarding prohibited marijuana use.
September 6, 2018