Lienholders, Franchised Dealers, and Non-Franchised Dealers

Processing Times:

Title Mail, Drop-off, and DTA

Travis County Tax Office standard turnaround processing time is 72 hours.

*These times may vary based on lobby traffic during peak times.

Walk-ins

Main Office - 5501 Airport Blvd.

Processing Times Number of Transactions that may be processed
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM 2
8:31 AM - 11:00 AM 5
11:01 AM - 2:30 PM 2
2:31 PM - 3:30 PM 5
3:31 PM - 4:00 PM 2
4:01 PM - 5:30 PM No transactions can be processed

*If you have more than the number of transactions during the processing times stated above you will be required to go to the end of the line after each batch. Dealers must be signed in before 4:00 PM in order to process transactions the same business day.

Satellite Offices

Processing Times Number of Transactions that may be processed
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM 2
9:01 AM - 11:00 AM 3
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM No transactions can be processed
2:01 PM - 3:00 PM 2
3:01 PM - 4:00 PM No transactions can be processed

*If you have more than the number of transactions during the processing times stated above you will be required to go to the end of the line after each batch. If the lobby is extremely busy, you are required to drop off transactions for later processing. Dealers must be signed in before 3:00 PM in order to process transactions the same business day.

Supply Pick-up

Supplies may be picked up on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 am to 11 am and from 1 pm to 4 pm.

Travis County Property Assessed Clean Energy Program (PACE)

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PACE is an innovative financing program that enables commercial, industrial, large multi-family, and agricultural property owners to obtain low-cost, long-term financing for water conservation, energy- efficiency, and renewable energy projects. Participants will then repay those loans through a property assessment imposed by the local government at the request of the property owner. Visit the Travis County Property Assessed Clean Energy Program to learn more.

Search for an account to view the original tax bill, current tax bill, or receipts.

The alcoholic beverage industry in Texas is regulated by The Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission (TABC). Rules related to Tax Collector billings for beer, wine and liquor licenses can also be found on the TABC website.

Beer and Wine Permits

The collection of fees for establishments that serve beer and wine is governed by Title 3, Subtitle B - Chapter 61, Subchapter A - Section 61.36 of the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Code, which states that: "(a)The governing body of an incorporated city or town may levy and collect a fee not to exceed one-half of the state fee for each license, except a temporary or agent's beer license, issued for premises located within the city or town. The commissioner's court of a county may levy and collect a fee equal to one-half the state fee for each license, except a temporary or agent's beer license, issued for premises located within the county..."

TABC Applications and Renewals

TABC fees for new applications and renewals are collected at the TABC District Office:

7700 Chevy Chase Drive
Building 1, Suite 200
Austin, TX 78752
Phone: (512) 451-0231

Travis County Fees

Submit payment in the form of cash, check, cashier's check or money order.

Mail

Bruce Elfant, Tax Assessor-Collector
Attn: Beer & Wine
P.O. Box 1748
Austin, Texas 78767

Do not mail cash.

In Person

Travis County Tax Office
5501 Airport Blvd
Austin, TX 78751

Permit Type

Fee

BG - Wine & Beer Retailer's Permit $175.00
BQ - Wine & Beer Retailer's Office-Premise Permit $60.00
BC - Branch Distributor's License $75.00
BB - General Distributor's License $300.00
BI - Beer Importer's License $20.00
BJ - Importer's Carrier's License $20.00
BF - Beer Retailer's Off-Premise License $60.00
BL - Retail Dealer's On-Premise Late Hours License $250.00
BE - Beer Retailer's On-Premise License $150.00
BD - Local Distributor's License $75.00
BK - Agents Beer License $10.00
BA - Manufacturer's License 1st Establishment $750.00
BA - Manufacturer's License 2nd Establishment $1,500.00
BA - Manufacturer's License 3rd, 4th, & 5th Establishment $4,725.00
BA - Manufacturer's License Excess of 5 Establishments $8,400.00
MW - Manufacturer's Warehouse $300.00
BS - Non-Resident Manufacturer's License $750.00
BP - Brewpub License $500.00
BH - Temporary Wine and Beer Retailer's Permit $15.00
Late Fee $100.00

Occupation Tax (Liquor) Fees

The collection of fees for establishments that serve liquor is governed by Title 3, Subtitle A - Chapter 11, Subchapter A - Section 11.38, of the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Code, which states that: "(a) The governing body of a city or town may levy and collect a fee not to exceed one-half the state fee for each permit issued for premises located within the city or town. The commissioner's court of a county may levy and collect a fee equal to one-half of the state fee for each permit issued for premises located within the county..."

Renewals

Submit payment in the form of cash, check, cashier's check, money order or credit card.

Mail
Bruce Elfant, Tax Assessor-Collector
Attn: Occupation Tax
P.O. Box 1748
Austin, Texas 78767

Do not mail cash.

In person

Travis County Tax Office
5501 Airport Blvd
Austin, TX 78751

County Fees

Permit Type Fee
B - Brewers Permit $750.00
BB - General Distributor's License $150.00
BI - Importer's License $10.00
BJ - Importer's Carrier's License $10.00
BP - Brewpub License $250.00
CB - Caterer's Permit $250.00
D - Distiller's and Rectifier's Permit $750.00
LB - Mixed Beverage Late Hours Permit $75.00
LP - Local Distributor's Permit $50.00
MB - Mixed Beverage Permit $375.00
MI - Minibar Permit - Original $1,000.00
MI1 - Minibar Permit - 1st Renewal $750.00
MI2 - Minibar Permit - 2nd Renewal $500.00
MI3 - Minibar Permit - 3rd Renewal $375.00
N - Private Club Registration Permit $375.00
NE - Private Club Exemption Certificate $0.00
P - Package Store Permit $250.00
PE - Beverage Cartage $10.00
PS - Package Store Tasting $12.50
Q - Wine Only Package Store Permit $37.50
W - Wholesaler's Permit $937.50
X - Wholesaler (General Class B) Permit $150.00

Travis County does not sell tax liens. Visit Foreclosures for more information on how you can purchase property that is being sold to collect delinquent taxes.