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For additional information on TACA Education items, please contact:
John R. Ames, PCAC
Dallas County Tax Assessor/Collector
TACA Education Director
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What are my SB546/SB929 Hours? as of 2/19/19
Note: These are the hours required under SB546 and SB929. All TACs are subject to SB546 provisions and TACs that collect property taxes and take office after 5/18/2017 are subject to both SB546 and SB929 provisions. For a full description of Continuing Education for County Tax Assessors, please see Texas Property Tax Code Sec. 6.231.
Deputy Certification CE Hours as of 2/19/19
Certification Reinstatement Policy
Find Your TAC # as of 3/25/19
TACA Professional Designation Program Requirements - Updated 1/1/2019
NEW CHANGES TO THE TACA PROFESSIONAL DESIGNATION CERTIFICATION EDUCATION PROGRAM EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2019
To obtain a TACA professional designation certification the TACA Active member must complete all required courses AND have completed two (2) years of experience as the County Tax Assessor-Collector.
To obtain a TACA professional designation certification the TACA Associate member must have at least two (2) years of experience working in a county tax office.
The TACA Course Ethics for County Tax Assessor-Collectors is required to be completed once every twenty-four (24) months to maintain any TACA professional designation certification. This provision applies to all Active and Associate members of TACA that hold a TACA Professional Designation Certification on January 1, 2019 and thereafter.
Title Fraud training (formerly known as Red Flag training) is now a mandatory course to obtain a CTOP and/or PCC certification.
A PCC/CTOP/PDAC/PCAC Designation awarded in a calendar year will be required to acquire the applicable CE hours to maintain the designation beginning January 1 of the following calendar year.
2019 TACA Education Calendar as of 3/22/19
TACA Class Policies and Procedures
Online Registration Instructions
PTEC Course Registration is now available!
Please use the "Online Registration Instructions" link above as a resource for registering.
PTEC Course #101 - Property Tax Administration**
PTEC Course #102 - Property Tax Appraisal**
PTEC Course #7 - Property Tax Law**
PTEC Course #8 - Property Tax Assessment & Collections**
PTEC Course #9 - Advanced Property Tax Assessment & Collections**
PTEC Course #28 - Truth in Taxation**
Note: This course is required within the first 12 months of taking office for elected/appointed County Tax Assessor-Collectors whose offices collect property taxes.
**Required for PCC Designation
VG Young Institute Online Courses
TACA Continuing Education courses are available for CE credit hours under SB546 and SB929. These online courses are also available to obtain and/or maintain a TACA Professional Designation Certification.
VG Young Institute Courses
What to expect from an online VG Young Course:
CE Requests for Regional Meetings and other In house Training
Are you hosting a regional meeting? Would you like to have your attendees obtain SB546 and professional certification maintenance CE hours?
Do you teach courses that are developed in house? Does your staff go to countywide training? Do you send your team to external training? Would you like for your team members attending to obtain SB546 and certification maintenance CE hours?
It's as simple as 1.2.3! Complete the CE Request Form and submit it to the Education Director for review and approval at least 21 days prior to your event.
CE Request Form
Tax Assessor-Collectors Association of Texas
Mailing Address: TACA | P O Box 448 | Waco TX 76703
Phone:254-757-5130 | Fax: 254-757-5141
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