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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 following proposed rule and accompanying proposed publication were filed with the Secretary of State’s office on March 20, 2017 and published in the Texas Register on March 31, 2017. The 30-day comment period ends April 30, 2017. You can view the proposed rule at the link provided.

§9.4001 Valuation of Open-Space and Agricultural Lands

Proposed Manual for the Appraisal of Agricultural Land (January 2017)

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