Division of Alcoholic beverages and tobacco
The Division of Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco licenses the alcoholic beverage and tobacco industries, collects and audits taxes and fees paid by the licensees, and enforces the laws and regulation of the alcoholic beverage and tobacco industries, pursuant to Chapter 210, Chapters 561-565 and Chapters 567-569 of Florida Statutes. Florida has approximately 75,000 active alcoholic beverage and tobacco license holders. The division generates over $1.6 billion in license fees, taxes, fines, etc. With 328.25 employees, these responsibilities are carried out through three bureaus within the division: Licensing, Auditing and Enforcement.
NOTICE OF QUOTA BEVERAGE LICENSE DRAWING ENTRY PERIOD
The division will accept Quota Beverage License Drawing Entry Forms for 45 days beginning August 17, 2015. Entry forms will be accepted from August 17, 2015, until 5:00 p.m. on September 30, 2015. The division must receive all entry forms before this deadline. No exceptions. Mail or hand deliver the completed entry form, including payment (check or money order made payable to the division), to: Division of Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco, Attention: Quota Beverage License Drawing, 1940 North Monroe Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-1019.
If your entry form is incomplete, you will receive a deficiency letter and will have fourteen (14) days from the date of the deficiency letter to correct your entry form. The division must receive your corrected entry form prior to the fourteen (14) day deadline or your entry form will be denied. The Division is unable to accept electronically filed entry forms.
All interested persons should contact the Division's district office serving their area of interest or writing to Division of Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco, Quota Beverage License Drawing, 1940 North Monroe Street, Tallahassee, FL 32399-1019.
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