The Property Tax Consultant Administrative Rules, Chapter 66, were updated with adopted admendments on February of 2006 to update statutory references and conform rule requirements to current law. A new continuing education rule was added to make continuing education requirements consistent with 16 Administrative Code, Chapter 59, which contains the Department’s general rules for continuing education providers and courses.
Effective July 1, 2007, the continuing education hours must in include three hours of instruction in Texas state law and rules that regulate the conduct of registrants, one hour of instruction in ethics, four hours of instruction in appraisal, and four hours of instruction in PTC related topics approved by the Department. This adjustment in the continuing education hours is based on the recommendation of the Property Tax Consultant Advisory Council on March 2, 2007. These changes were adopted by the Texas Commission of Licensing and Regulation on May 16, 2007.
Each year the provider must renew their registration in order to offer continuing education courses. Course approvals are valid for periods of one (1) year, assuming the provider’s approval remains current throughout that time.
New continuing education courses must be approved by the Department before being offered. The provider will need to submit a course approval application prior to scheduling of any courses/seminars, a timed topic outline, the course material and the required course approval fee.
These forms are available for download in Adobe Acrobat .pdf format. Acrobat Reader is necessary to view .pdf files. If you need to obtain a copy of this program it is available as a free download for Windows or Macintosh operating systems.
Please note the following policy regarding the filing of forms which collect a person's individual information:
"An individual who completes and files this form with the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (the Department) is entitled to the following from the Department:
(1) to be informed about the information that the Department collects about the individual, upon the request of the individual and subject to a few exceptions;
(2) to receive and review the information, under Sections 552.021 and 552.023 of the Texas Government Code; and
(3) to have the Department correct information about the individual that is incorrect, under Section 559.004 of the Texas Government Code."
PTCPROAPP Property Tax Consultant CE Provider application (40kb download)
PTCCOURAPP Property Tax Consultant CE Course Application (55kb download)
Outline Sample Timed Topic Outline (17kb download)
Please note that the reporting of continuing education hours is the responsibility of the continuing education provider. Licensees may check their hours from this link - Check the CE courses you have completed. If the hours have not been reported, the licensee should contact the provider first to ensure that the hours are reported. If the reporting issue is not resolved, they have the option of filing a complaint.
Request for Updates - You may wish to sign up for the various occupation and continuing education provider e-mail lists.
Request for Information - firstname.lastname@example.org
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