Laws, Regulations and Annotations
Business Taxes Law Guide – Revision 2023
Alcoholic Beverage Tax Law
Business and Professions Code Provisions Relating To the Alcoholic Beverage Tax Law1
Division 2. Other Taxes
Part 14. Alcoholic Beverage Tax
Chapter 1. General Provisions and Definitions2
23037. "Club." "Club" means a corporation or association which is the owner, lessee, or occupant of an establishment operated solely for objects of a social or athletic nature but not for pecuniary gain, having a bona fide membership list, and the majority of the members of which pay dues at least once in every year, and the property as well as the advantages of which belong to the members, and which sells alcoholic beverages only to its members and its bona fide guests. A guest is defined as a person who is actually a houseguest, or a person whose presence as a guest is in response to a specific invitation for the special occasion.
History—Stats. 1957, p. 1829, in effect September 11, 1957, added "and which sells alcoholic beverages only to its members and its bona fide guests" at end of first sentence and added the last sentence.
1See Section 32002 of Revenue and Taxation Code in this volume.
2The provisions of this chapter, except as otherwise noted, were added by Stats. 1953, p. 954, in effect September 9, 1953.