Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts

Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts, Glenn Hegar

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Approved Educational Courses

The educational courses listed below are eligible to fulfill certification requirements for property tax professional designations with the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR). These courses may also be completed for continuing education (CE) with TDLR for the number of CE credit hours shown.

The Property Tax Education Coalition, Inc. (PTEC) is the course provider and owner of the course materials listed below. Course materials may be requested through PTEC’s website, or by contacting PTEC at 817-805-6198 or by email at ptecadmin@gmail.com.

Other course providers seeking approval for educational course materials should refer to the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts, Property Tax Assistance Division, Educational Course Approval Program Guidelines for instructions on submitting educational courses for approval.

Course TitleCE HoursCE AreaApproval DateExpiration Date
Advanced Assessment and Collections15Assessment and Collection April 17, 2015 April 17, 2019
Appraisal Analysis17.5Appraisal Dec. 30, 2014 Dec. 30, 2018
Assessment and Collection20 Assessment and CollectionNov. 21, 2014 Nov. 21, 2018
Business Personal Property Appraisal18Appraisal Jan. 31, 2014 Jan. 31, 2018
Cost Approach17AppraisalMarch 30, 2015 March 30, 2019
Ethics8Ethics March 10, 2014 March 10, 2018
Income Approach to Value17.5Appraisal Jan. 27, 2014 Jan. 27, 2018
Introduction to Property Tax Administration 15Appraisal April 14, 2014 April 14, 2018
Introduction to Property Tax Appraisal 15Appraisal April 30, 2014 April 30, 2018
Mass Appraisal Concepts 17.5Appraisal April 30, 2014 April 30, 2018
Property Tax Law18.25Laws and Rules June 10, 2016 June 10, 2020
Sales Comparison Approach15AppraisalMarch 30, 2015 March 30, 2019
Texas Appraisal District Edition USPAP Course15USPAP April 1, 2014 April 1, 2018
Truth-in-Taxation12Assessment and CollectionJune 25, 2014 June 25, 2018
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