Category: Comptroller News

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Instructor Training Video and New Property Tax Professional Educational Videos Page

Dear Chief Appraisers and Tax Assessor-Collectors: Instructor Training Video The Property Tax Assistance Division (PTAD) posted a new video, Educational Course Instructor Responsibilities, on our website. This video provides an overview of educational course instructor responsibilities. This video is mandatory viewing for approved instructors. This video does not meet the instructor training requirement for instructor...

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Reappraisal Plan and Planning Webinar

Dear Chief Appraisers: The Property Tax Assistance Division is hosting a webinar, Reappraisal Plan and Planning, on May 15, 2013. This webinar will explain the requirements of Tax Code Section 25.18 and provide information to help appraisal districts prepare a reappraisal plan. You may register for the webinar on our website. Continuing education credit of 0.5 hours is available...

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Revised Summary Worksheet

Dear Chief Appraisers and Tax Assessor-Collectors: In October 2012, we published the new 2013 Texas Property Tax Assistance Property Classification Guide (Guide) to be used when reporting property values to the Property Tax Assistance Division (PTAD). Since that time, we have visited with many appraisal districts and their software vendors, provided a webinar and video and attended...

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83rd Legislative Session

Dear Chief Appraisers and Tax Assessor-Collectors: The regular session of the 83rd Texas Legislature concluded Monday, May 27, 2013. More than 300 property tax related bills were filed, and fewer than 80 passed. Five percent of the bill filings concerned property tax. The Governor has until June 16th to veto legislation. Most laws have an...