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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. 4-5, 2018

The 60th Institute on Property Taxation and Texas Comptroller's Property Tax Assistance Division's 40th Annual Conference will be held Dec. 4-5, 2018 at the Commons Learning Center in Austin, Texas.

Topics for the 2018 Institute include:

  • Abatements and reinvestment zones
  • Appraisal review board hearings
  • Building public trust
  • Developing cap rates
  • Disaster reappraisal
  • Real Estate and Economics
  • Recent case law
  • Reviewing appraisal reports
  • Solar panels
  • State of the State
  • The border wall
  • The Governor's property tax plan
  • Tiny houses
  • Upcoming legislative session

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 Afairs at 512-471-0820.