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Property Tax Rules

The Property Tax Assistance Division provides a Handbook of Texas Property Tax Rules (PDF). For up-to-date versions of rules, please see the Texas Administrative Code.

Proposed Rule

The following proposed rule was filed with the Texas Register on April 6, 2018, and published in the Texas Register on April 20, 2018. The 30-day comment period ends May 20, 2018. The proposed rule may be accessed through the link below.

§9.103 Audits of School District Taxable Property Values

Comments on the proposed rule may be made to Mike Esparza, Director, Property Tax Assistance Division, by mail to P.O. Box 13528, Austin, Texas 78711, or by email to

Adopted Rules

The following Property Tax Administration rules are effective May 29, 2018. You can view the effective rules at the links provided.

§9.4251 Definitions

§9.4252 Request for Arbitration

§9.4253 Agent Representation in Arbitration

§9.4254 Appraisal District Responsibility for Request

§9.4255 Comptroller Processing of Request

§9.4256 Comptroller Appointment of Arbitrators

§9.4257 Application for Inclusion in Comptroller’s Registry of Arbitrators

§9.4258 Qualifications for Inclusion in the Comptroller’s Registry of Arbitrators

§9.4259 Arbitrator Eligibility for a Particular Appointment

§9.4260 Arbitrator Duties

§9.4261 Provision of Arbitration Services

§9.4262 Removal of Arbitrator from the Registry of Arbitrators

§9.4263 Arbitration Determination and Award

§9.4264 Payment of Arbitrator Fee, Refund of Property Owner Deposit, and Correction of Appraisal Roll

§9.4265 Prohibited Communications Regarding Pending Applications

§9.4266 Forms