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Quarterly Statements for Hotels and Restaurants

ABC licensed hotels and restaurants are required to file quarterly statements detailing gross sales receipts and total expenses for food and alcohol for the previous three (3) month period. 

Restaurants are required to meet annual gross food sales of:

  • $2,000 per occupant or 45 percent of annual gross receipts for a class C license
  • $1,500 per occupant or 45 percent of annual gross receipts for a class D license

Hotel sales requirements are based on dining room occupancy.

Statements are due annually on:

  • April 30 | Quarter 1 (January-March)
  • July 30 | Quarter 2 (April-June) 
  • October 30 | Quarter 3 (July-September) 
  • January 30 | Quarter 4 (October–December)

Submission Instructions

Quarterly statements must be submitted online. Select "Save" to submit the form.

Statements received by mail, fax, or placed in our secure drop box after August 17 will be rejected without notification. As a courtesy reminder, licensees that file late, incomplete, or no quarterly statements are subject to penalties.

Additional Resources

ABRA hosts a virtual Books and Records for Hotels and Restaurants training quarterly to assist licensees in being able to confidently complete and submit on-time statements. Training offerings are detailed online

Contact Phone: 
(202) 442-4423
Contact TTY: 
(746) 777-7776
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Office Hours: 
8:30 am to 4 pm
Service Location: 

2000 14th Street, NW

GIS Address: 
2000 14th Street, NW