Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts

Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts, Glenn Hegar

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Property Tax Assistance Division - Important Dates

January
  • Final Methods and Assistance Program (MAP) reports released for the prior calendar year.
  • Appraisal Review Board (ARB) training registration begins.
  • MAP reviews begin for the current calendar year.
1 Chief appraiser eligibility notification due.
31
  • Certification of preliminary Property Value Study (PVS) results.
  • ARB survey responses due.
February
1
  • Electronic Property Transaction Submission (EPTS) due.
  • Application period opens for local governments seeking disabled veterans assistance payments.
February-May ARB training takes place each calendar year.
March
Deadline to protest preliminary PVS results (not later than the 40th day after certification of preliminary PVS results).
April
  • Operations Survey sent to chief appraisers.
  • Request special district market and taxable values and effective, rollback, M&O and I&S tax rates.
1 Deadline for qualified local governments to file applications seeking disabled veterans assistance payments.
15 Legal requirements for rendition statements and availability of rendition forms publicized.
June
Oil and Gas data submission requested.
July
Truth-in-Taxation website, forms and videos update.
26 Railroad rolling stock values certified.
August
Utility Data Report requested.
1
  • Electronic Appraisal Roll Submission (EARS) due for any appraisal district with fewer than 200,000 taxable parcels but more than 10,000 parcels, excluding Category G parcels.*
  • EPTS due.
  • Oil and Gas data submission due.
On or about 15 PVS results certified to Commissioner of Education.
September
  • Utility Data Report due.
  • Farm and Ranch Survey released.
  • Preliminary MAP reports released to chief appraisers for current calendar year.
1 EARS due for any appraisal district with fewer than 10,000 or more than 200,000 taxable parcels, excluding Category G parcels.*
15 Reappraisal plans due in even-numbered years.
October
  • Adjusted limit on gross receipts published.
  • County Indigent Health Care (Form 50-252) is requested.
  • Farm and Ranch Survey due.
  • Deliver notice to appraisal district that a MAP review will occur in the following calendar year. Includes request for data.
November
County Indigent Health Care (Form 50-252) due.
1 Remaining data from appraisal districts due for final MAP reports for the current calendar year.
December
1 Electronic responses to Comptroller’s ARB survey due.
On or about 15 Release of pre-preliminary PVS data. Corrections requested by appraisal districts or school districts made no later than three weeks after this release.
31
  • Biennial property tax report issued in even-numbered years.
  • Comments and suggestions received by taxpayer liaison officers outside of the Comptroller’s ARB survey due.

* After acceptance of an appraisal district's EARS, the following forms and data must be submitted:

  • Form 50-251 School District Report of Property Value--Short Form
  • Form 50-253 Report on Value Lost Because of the School Tax Limitation on Homesteads of the Elderly/Disabled
  • Form 50-755 Report on Value Lost Because of School District Participation in Tax Increment Financing (TIF)
  • Form 50-767 Report on Value Lost Because of Value Limitations under Tax Code Chapter 313
  • A listing by account of unpaid deferred taxes for the previous PVS year that does not include penalties or interest
  • Form 50-250 County Report of Property Value--Short Form
  • Form 50-255 City Report of Property Value--Short Form
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