ILCC liquor agents conduct over 20,000 yearly liquor inspections throughout the state. Listed below are the Top Ten Violations reported during these inspections for a recent fiscal year. 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.
  2. Sale to minors.
  3. IBT (Illinois Business Tax) certificate not available.
  4. Pregnancy warning sign not displayed.
  5. 90 days of invoices (or waiver) not available.
  6. Revenue certificate not attached to coin-operated amusement devices.
  7. State license not displayed.
  8. Unsanitary taps.
  9. Liquor purchased at retail.
  10. State license not valid.

Will your establishment pass an ILCC inspection? Visit our Audio page to hear tips on how to avoid a violation in your establishment. Click on list common violations​ for some of the additonal items checked during the inspection process.