Delivery and Carry Out of Alcoholic Beverages Extended

Pursuant to Executive Order 22, Governor Lee has extended the date that restaurants and limited service restaurants may sell alcoholic beverages for curbside pickup or delivery to 11:59 PM on April 14, 2020.  The following rules remain in place: Only restaurants and limited service restaurants may sell alcoholic beverages to go. Spirits may not be
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No LBD Tax on Deliveries

Please see below. This was reposted from the TN Department of Revenue’s website. Liquor-by-the-Drink Tax and Alcoholic Beverages for Consumption Off Premises Governor Lee’s Executive Order no. 17 authorizes the temporary sale of alcoholic beverages for consumption off of the premises by a restaurant. For further details and requirements surrounding such sales, please see the Executive
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Executive Order No. 17 re: Hospitality Industry

Governor Lee issued Executive Order No. 17.  This Order goes into effect at 12:01 am on March 23, 2020 and is in effect until April 6, 2020. Restaurants and Limited Service Restaurants (bars) may sell alcohol to go (takeout or delivery) under the following conditions. Alcohol must be sold in conjunction with a food order.
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Possible Changes to Disclosure Requirements for Manufacturers

Different licenses have different disclosure requirements. Retail food stores are statutorily required to disclose any owner with more than ten percent (10%) ownership. Liquor-by-the-drink establishments must disclose personal information on any individual with an ownership percentage of five percent (5%) or more. The retail package store statutes are silent on any de minimis ownership percentage
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Historic Changes to Tennessee’s Alcoholic Beverage Law

The Tennessee General Assembly has passed historic changes to Tennessee’s alcoholic beverage law.  The main headline of the bill is that liquor stores and grocery stores will now be allowed to sell alcoholic beverages and wine on Sunday.  Liquor stores will be able to begin to open on Sunday as soon as the bill is
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