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Reference Information for NYACS Members

 

AGE VERIFICATION

Where to Order "We Card" Calendars, Signage and Other Materials

Where to Order ID Checking Guide Illustrating Out-of-State Driver's Licenses

All About FDA "This Is Our Watch" Point-of-Sale Materials

Database of FDA Tobacco Enforcement Outcomes

 

BEVERAGE

NYACS State-Certified Alcohol Sales Training

County-by-County Alcohol Closing Hours

Check the Status of Your Beer License Application Online

About Off-Premise Grocery Store Beer Licenses

State Liquor Authority Advisory on Sale of Growlers

List of "Dry" and Partially "Dry" Towns in New York

U.S. TTB "Malt Beverage" Labeling Requirements

What Beverages Are, Aren't Subject to NY Bottle Bill Deposit

NYS Dept. of Environmental Conservation Bottle Bill Page

Frequently Asked Questions About New York's Bottle Bill

New York State Milk Price Gouging Law

 

FOOD SERVICE

NACS Guidance for Convenience Stores on FDA Menu Labeling Regulations

Application Form for NYS Article 20-C Food Processing License

Online NYS-Certified Food Service Training (Required for Licensing)

NYS Retail Food Store Sanitation Regulations

Sample of New Letter-Grade Inspection Results Notice January 2018

Find Your Regional Food Bank

 

LABOR

NYS Statutory Minimum Wage Rates 2017 And Beyond

When Convenience Stores Must Pay the Higher Fast Food Minimum Wage

New York State Paid Family Leave Fact Sheet for Employers

Download 2019 NYS Minimum Wage Poster Employers Are Required to Display

Download U.S. Labor Dept. 'Employee Rights' Poster You Are Required to Display

Meal Period Guidelines From NYS Department of Labor

 

LOTTERY

New York Lottery Information for Retailers

NY Lottery Sales Hit Record $9.9 Billion in 2017

 

MOTOR FUEL

NYS Fuel Tax Rates Effective January 1, 2019

All About NYSDEC Underground Storage Tank "Operator Training" Requirements

Underground Storage Tank Operator Exam

Underground Storage Tank Operator Exam Tutorial

List of Currently Authorized UST Class A & B Operators

NYSERDA 'Fuel NY' Portable Emergency Generator Program

How to Apply for NYS Grant for Generator and/or Transfer Switch

Weekly Gas Price Reports From NYSERDA

Current Gas Price Data from U.S. Energy Information Service

 

SALES TAX

What's Taxable, What's Not in Convenience Stores and Bodegas

What Food Sold by Food Stores is Taxable vs. Exempt

What Beverages Sold by Food Stores are Taxable vs. Exempt

Listing of Taxable and Exempt Foods and Beverages

How to Apply Sales Tax in Transactions Involving Coupons or Food Stamps

Schedule FR: Sales and Use Tax on Motor Fuel and Highway Diesel Motor Fuel

Publication 718: New York State Sales and Use Tax Rates by Jurisdiction

Publication 718-F: Local Sales Tax Rates on Motor Fuel, Highway Diesel Motor Fuel, B20 Biodiesel

How to Apply Sales Tax to Prepaid Telephone Calling Cards/Services

"Surviving a Sales Tax Audit," NYACS Presentation by Richard Bianchi CPA

New York State Sales Tax Web File Portal

 

SNAP PROGRAM

Information for Retailers About the SNAP (Food Stamp) Program

USDA Guidance on New SNAP Retailer Food Stocking Requirements 1/17/18

SNAP Retailer Training Responsibilities

What Your SNAP Training Program Must Include

SNAP Training Video Retailers Can Use

  

STATE AGENCY WEB SITES

NYS Department of Taxation and Finance

NYS Department of Environmental Conservation

NYS Department of Labor

NYS Liquor Authority

NYS Lottery Division

NYS Department of Agriculture and Markets

NYS Bureau of Weights and Measures

NYS Energy Research and Development Authority

 

STORE OPERATIONS

Robbery Deterrence and Safety, NYACS Presentation by NACS Vice President Michael Davis

Legalization of the Limited Sale of Sparklers in Certain Counties of New York State

  

TOBACCO PRODUCTS

Understanding FDA Tobacco Requirements (From WeCard)

Mandatory NYS Red-Lettered Tobacco Warning Signs

Form DTF 716: Application for NYS Retail Tobacco Dealer Registration

Form DTF 716-I:  Instructions for Completing Form DTF 716

Tobacco Purchase Age by County as of July 2018

State-Licensed Stamping Agent, Wholesaler, Retailer Lookup

Latest NYS Youth Access Prevention Enforcement Report -- 4/1/15-3/31/16

State-Minimum Wholesale and Retail Cigarette Prices as of 10/18

Catalog of "We Card" Tobacco Sales Training Materials

FDA Compliance Check Inspections of Tobacco Retailers

National Association of Tobacco Outlets

 

RESOURCES FROM THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF CONVENIENCE STORES

How Convenience Stores Work, and Their Contributions to Communities, 2016

NACS Site Approval Toolkit: Strategies for Retailers Seeking Zoning Approvals, 2016

NACS Retail Fuels Resource Center

Building the Business Case for Produce at Convenience Stores, 2015

Overview of NACS State of the Industry Report for 2018

NACS Training Materials, Business Tools, Signage and More

The Annual NACS Show

 

WEATHER ALERTS/ROAD CLOSURES

NYSDOT '511NY' Traffic, Travel & Transit Info

New York Traffic Information From Federal Highway Administration

NYS Thruway Travel Advisory/Closure Announcements

Scheduled, Construction-Related Lane Closures NYS Thruway

HighwayConditions.com