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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 3. Alcoholic Beverages
Agency 5. Alcoholic Beverage Control Board
Chapter 70. Other Provisions
1/28/2022

3VAC5-70-190. Waiver of banquet license tax; qualifications; restrictions and conditions; exceptions.

A. Pursuant to § 4.1-111 of the Code of Virginia, the board may waive the banquet license tax for a duly organized not-for-profit corporation or association holding a nonprofit event. A "nonprofit event" means income from the event shall not exceed expenses for the event. Fixed costs, including but not limited to staff salaries, rent, utilities and depreciation, shall not be included as expenses.

B.1. The applicant shall sign an affidavit certifying the not-for-profit status of the corporation or association and that the event being held is nonprofit.

2. The applicant may serve alcoholic beverages in any combination, the amount to be no more than that which equals the total alcohol content by volume in two kegs of beer (31 gallons).

3. The granting of a waiver is limited to two events per fiscal year (July 1 - June 30) for any qualifying corporation or association.

C. The board may issue a permit authorizing a variance from subdivision B 2 for good cause shown.

Statutory Authority

§§ 4.1-103, 4.1-111, and 4.1-204 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR125-01-7 § 19, eff. December 12, 1985; amended, Virginia Register Volume 3, Issue 1, eff. November 12, 1986; Volume 5, Issue 2, eff. November 24, 1988; Volume 6, Issue 2, eff. November 23, 1989; Volume 7, Issue 4, eff. December 19, 1990; Volume 8, Issue 6, eff. January 15, 1992; Volume 9, Issue 6, eff. January 13, 1993; Volume 10, Issue 11, eff. March 23, 1994.

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