Property Tax Consultants
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A Property Tax Consultant prepares tax renditions and reports for someone who is protesting their taxes. Property Tax Consultants also consult or advise others regarding protests or renditions. For more information about the property tax consultants program, e-mail TDLR at CS.Property.Tax.Consultants@tdlr.texas.gov
TDLR proposes amendments to the Registration of Property Tax Consultants program rules (16 Texas Administrative Code, Chapter 66, §66.80). The proposed amendment is necessary to implement changes made by House Bill 7 to Texas Occupations Code, Chapter 1152. The proposed rule amendment is published in the September 18, 2015, issue of the Texas Register (40 TexReg 6260). TDLRt will accept comments on the proposal until October 19, 2015. Review the rule proposal
The Texas Commission of Licensing and Regulation adopted amendments to an existing rule regarding the Registration of Property Tax Consultants program (16 Texas Administrative Code, Chapter 66, §66.70). The effective date of the rule adoption is September 1, 2015. View the adoption justification
House Bill 7, enacted by the 84th Texas Legislature and signed into law by Governor Greg Abbott, eliminates the $200 professional fee and lowers the fees for new and renewal property tax consultant (PTC) licenses.
Effective September 1, 2015:
- the fee for a new PTC license decreases from $250 to $50;
- the fee for a new Senior PTC license decreases from $315 to $115; and
- the renewal fees for the PTC and the Senior PTC will each be $75.
PTC license renewal notices are mailed out 65 days prior to license expiration date. Individuals whose licenses expire on or after September 1, 2015 have received renewal notices with the correct, reduced fees listed.
The Commission adopted amendments to the Property Tax Consultants program rules, effective September 1, 2015. View the adoption justification