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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 rule proposals were filed with the Texas Register on Jan. 20, 2021 for publication on Feb. 5, 2021. The 30-day comment period begins when the rule proposals are published and ends March 7, 2021. You can view the rule proposals using the Texas Register links provided.

Comments on the proposed rules may be submitted to Korry Castillo, Director, Property Tax Assistance Division, by mail to P.O. Box 13528, Austin, Texas 78711-3528, or by email to ptad.rulecomments@cpa.texas.gov.

The following proposals to repeal and replace the administrative rules regarding procedures for protesting the Comptroller's PVS and audit findings were filed with the Texas Register on Dec. 21, 2020 for publication on Jan. 8, 2021. The 30-day comment period begins when the rule is published and ends Feb. 7, 2021. You can view the rule proposals using the Texas Register links provided.

Adopted Rules

The following Property Tax Administration rule became effective Oct. 27, 2020. You can view the effective rule at the Texas Administrative Code link provided.

§9.4011, Appraisal of Timberlands

Manual for the Appraisal of Timberland (PDF)

The following Property Tax Administration rule became effective Nov. 4, 2020. You can view the effective rule at the Texas Administrative Code link provided.

§9.4001, Valuation of Open-Space and Agricultural Lands

Manual for the Appraisal of Agricultural Land (PDF)