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  What are the top liquor violations?
ILCC liquor agents conduct over 20,000 yearly liquor inspections throughout the state. Listed below are the FY 2007 Top Ten Violations reported during these inspections (fiscal years run from July 1-June 30). We encourage you to become familiar with this list and share it with your staff, so you can avoid making these same mistakes in your establishment.
  1. Contaminated liquor (1,238 violations).
  2. Sale to minors (427).
  3. IBT (Illinois Business Tax) certificate not available (404).
  4. Pregnancy warning sign not displayed (402).
  5. 90 days of invoices (or waiver) not available (382).
  6. Revenue certificate not attached to
    coin-operated amusement devices (285).
  7. State license not displayed (203).
  8. Unsanitary taps (193).
  9. Liquor purchased at retail (131).
  10. State license not valid (119).

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Chicago Office:
(Open weekdays 8:30am-5pm)
100 W. Randolph, Ste. 7-801
Chicago, IL 60601
Ph: 312-814-2206 Fax: 312-814-2241
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Springfield Office:
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101 West Jefferson, Ste. 3-525
Springfield, IL 62702
Ph: 217-782-2136 Fax: 217-524-1911
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