Resource Center

Welcome to the Texas Restaurant Association's Resource Center - a digital archive of articles, white papers, legislation, regulations and key research on virtually every topic affecting the industry. Check back often and bookmark this page, as it is continually being updated.

Legal & Regulatory Issues

Dram Shop - Safe Harbor (alcohol service) 
Federal Overtime Rules
Statewide Mandate - Food Handler Certification
OSHA Revised Hazard Communications Standards
Music Licensing
Sales Tax Exemptions
Open Carry
ADA Lawsuits
TX Dept. of Agriculture Weights, Measures & Scales Rules

Tax & Finance

Federal Tax Extensions
IRS Restaurant Tax Center

Labor & Employment

Federal Overtime
FLSA Wage & Hour
Texas Workforce Commission Resources

Food Safety

Texas Food Establishment Rules
Health Inspections


Worker's Compensation
Affordable Care Act Resources


Understand and Manage Your POS System

Tax & Finance

Restaurant Industry Research

Webinar Recordings

2020 Knight Talks - Webinars with TRA CEO & President Emily Williams Knight
TRA Webinars - Webinars covering all the important topics surrounding the Texas restaurant industry