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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 Rules

The Comptroller's office proposes repealing §9.804 concerning arbitration of appraisal review board determinations and replacing it with new rules §§9.4251 - 9.4266 which will comprise new Subchapter K titled Arbitration of Appraisal Review Board Determinations. The proposed rule changes were filed with the Texas Register on Oct. 24, 2017, and published in the Nov. 10, 2017, Texas Register. The comment period ends 30 days after publication. You may review these rules as published in the Texas Register on the Texas Secretary of State's website.

Comments on the proposed repeal of §9.804 or the proposed new rules §§9.4251 - 9.4266 may be submitted to Mike Esparza, Director, Property Tax Assistance Division, by mail to P.O. Box 13528, Austin, Texas 78711-3528, or by email to

Adopted Rule

The following Property Tax Administration rule and accompanying publication became effective Aug. 15, 2017. You can view the effective rule at the Texas Administrative Code link provided.

Rule §9.4001 Valuation of Open-Space and Agricultural Lands

Manual for the Appraisal of Agricultural Land (PDF)