Methods and Assistance Program Presentation 2010Presentation Transcript
1 Methods and Assistance Program (MAP) Reviews Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts Property Tax Assistance Division (PTAD)
2 Introduction and General Overview of MAP
3 Enabling Legislation House Bill 8 (HB 8) by Otto “At least once every two years, the Comptroller shall review the governance of each appraisal district, taxpayer assistance provided, and the operating and appraisal standards, procedures, and methodology used by each appraisal district to determine compliance with generally accepted standards, procedures, and methodology.”
4 Property Value Study Advisory Committee
Property Value Study Advisory Committee 5 The Property Value Study Advisory Committee includes the following members:
6 Conducting and Scoring Review
7 Biennial Review
Biennial Review 8
9 Scope of Review
10 Scope of Review To meet mandatory requirements, a CAD must be in compliance with the following Comptroller rules:
11 Mandatory Requirements Each of these are subject to PASS/FAIL.
Scores 13 The following other areas will also be reviewed and scored: Report will make recommendations for each area of non-compliance.
Score Calculation These CAD activities will be objectively measured through a series of questions and evaluated with the following number grade: 14 Certain practices are treated as “Bonus” questions that help the CAD’s score if performed and do not hurt if they are not.
Reporting 16 Comptroller will deliver to the following individuals:
19 For More Information If you need additional information, contact the Property Tax Assistance Division at 1-800-252-2191 or see its Web site At www.window.state.tx.us/taxinfo/proptax. You may also contact Deborah Cartwright, Director, Property Tax Assistance Division at (512) 936-4251.