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Institute on Property Taxation

The Comptroller's Property Tax Assistance Division (PTAD) and the LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin (UT) host an annual conference highlighting Texas property tax issues. This conference, often referred to as the Property Tax Institute, has been hosted by UT since 1958 and jointly hosted with PTAD since 1978.

This one and a half day annual conference for property tax professionals is an education forum featuring relevant topics in the property tax industry. Expert speakers present information on current issues that affect appraisal districts and assessment-collection offices in Texas.

Mark Your Calendars!
Dec. 10-11, 2019

The 61st Institute on Property Taxation and Texas Comptroller's Property Tax Assistance Division's 41st Annual Conference will be held Dec. 10-11, 2019 at the Renaissance Austin Hotel in Austin, Texas.

Topics for the 2019 Institute include:

  • 2020-21 Methods and Assistance Program (MAP) Reviews
  • Ethics
  • Exemptions, including Heirship Property
  • GIS
  • Managing Social Media Accounts
  • Manufactured and Mobile Homes
  • Texas Economic Outlook
  • The Comptroller’s Data Analysis and Transparency Division
  • Trends in Protests, Arbitration and Litigation
  • Truth-in-Taxation
  • School Finance
  • State-Required Laws and Rules Update

To register, please visit the website for the co-sponsor of the institute. Information about directions and hotel accommodations is also available on the website. Questions about the conference should be directed to the staff of the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at 512-471-0820.