Descriptions

Seminar Descriptions

Agricultural Use Appraisal / Agricultural Schedule Building

Description:

TAAD presents a seminar for appraisers!

Did you know the agricultural valuation course has been retired? To provide training in that area, TAAD is sponsoring a one-day seminar designed to instruct about the basics of developing ag values and calculating rollbacks as well as building ag schedules (using cash and share leases).

Registration fees must reflect current membership status.

Requests for refunds must be in writing and submitted by October 4; a $75 cancellation fee will be deducted. No refunds for cancellations after October 4.

Duration: Registration 8-8:30; class 8:30-5; breakfast included, lunch on your own

Dates: October 12, 2021 |

Location: North Austin Marriott - 2600 La Frontera Blvd, Round Rock, TX 78681

Instructor: Carla Pope-Osborne, Perdue Brandon Fielder Collins & Mott

Fees: 2021 TAAD Member District: $150 | 2021 TAAD Associate/Affiliate Member: $175 | 2021 Non-member: $200 |

Credits: 7.5 hours

Registration Deadline: October 1, 2021

Deeds, Records, and Title Transfers

Description:

TAAD presents a one-day seminar for appraisal district staff members with the responsibility to handle deed transfers, record changes and title research.

Registration fees must reflect current membership status.

Requests for refunds must be in writing and submitted by October 4; a $75 cancellation fee will be deducted.  No refunds for cancellations after October 4.

Duration: Registration 8-8:30; class 8:30-5; breakfast included, lunch on your own

Dates: October 11, 2021 |

Location: North Austin Marriott - 2600 La Frontera Blvd, Round Rock, TX 78681

Instructor: Sandra Griffin, Perdue Brandon Fielder Collins & Mott; Roland Altinger and Bonnie Hebert, Harris CAD

Fees: 2021 TAAD Member District: $150 | 2021 TAAD Associate/Affiliate Member : $175 | 2021 Non-member: $200 |

Credits: 6.5 hours

Registration Deadline: October 1, 2021

Exemption Administration Seminar 2021

Description:

TAAD presents a seminar for CAD staff!

Back by popular demand . . . TAAD presents a seminar for CAD staff that administer exemptions, both partial and total. This is a two-day seminar that outlines major categories of property tax exemptions, as well as litigation and administrative and application issues associated with them:
• Residence Homesteads
• Charitable Organizations and Housing
• Business Exemptions
• Other Exemptions and Application/Administrative Issues
• New exemptions from 87th Session

Registration fees must reflect current membership status.

Requests for refunds must be in writing and submitted at least 7 days prior to class; a $75 cancellation fee will be deducted. No refunds for cancellations later than November 8, 2021.

Duration: Registration 8:30-9; Day 1 class 9-5, Day 2 class 8:30-3); breakfast included, lunch on your own

Dates: November 15-16, 2021 |

Location: North Austin Marriott - 2600 La Frontera Blvd, Round Rock, TX 78681

Instructor: Barry Gaines, Low Swinney Evans & James Chris Jackson, Perdue Brandon Fielder Collins & Mott Sands Stiefer, Olson & Olson Matthew Tepper, McCreary Veselka Bragg & Allen

Fees: 2021 TAAD Member District: $175 | 2021 TAAD Associate/Affiliate Member: $225 | 2021 Nonmember: $300 |

Credits: 13.5 hours

Registration Deadline: November 1, 2021

Legislative Update for TDLR New Laws/Rules

Description:

Please visit here for registration form and lodging information.  CEs will be granted for attendance; final agenda will meet TDLR requirements for “law/rules update” needed by RPAs, RTAs, and RTCs.

Tentative Schedule:

Monday

  • 8:30-9  Registration
  • 9-12  Information Sessions
  • 12-1:15  Lunch (provided by TAAD)
  • 1:30-4:30 Information Sessions

Tuesday

  • 8-9  Breakfast (provided by TAAD)
  • 9-11:45 Information Sessions
  • 11:45 Adjourn

Registration fees must reflect current membership status.

Requests for refunds must be in writing and submitted by August 2; a $100 cancellation fee will be deducted. No refunds for cancellations after August 2.

Duration: 1.5 days

Dates: August 9-10, 2021 |

Location: San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter Hotel - 101 Bowie Street, San Antonio, TX, USA

Registration Deadline: July 23, 2021

**Public Funds Investment Training for Appraisal Districts

Description:

The purpose of this workshop is to provide training mandated by Texas Government Code, Chapter 2256. This two-day seminar meets the required 10 hours of PFIA training needed every two years by all individuals serving as financial officer, treasurer or investment officer of a local government, including an appraisal district.

Topics discussed:

  • Public Funds Investment Act Compliance
  • Texas Public Funds Collateral Act
  • Developing a certificate of deposit program, investment policies, investment basics, factors that affect interest rates, using excel for investment controls, investment pools, internet resources for investment decisions, internal.

Registration fees must reflect current membership status. Requests for refunds must be in writing and submitted by November 1; a $75 cancellation fee will be deducted. No refunds for cancellations after November 1.

**Virtual Offering

Duration: Day 1: Class 8:30-12, 1:30-5; Day 2: Class 8:30-12

Dates: November 8-9, 2021 |

Location: Virtual

Instructor: Patrick Shinkle, Center for Public Management, University of North Texas

Fees: 2021 TAAD Member District: $200 | 2021 TAAD Associate/Affiliate Member: $250 | 2021 Nonmember: $300 |

Credits: 11.25 hours

Registration Deadline: November 3, 2021

**USPAP Update with Tracey Foster

Description:

Here’s a chance to knock out credit for your USPAP Update continuing education! To provide this training to as many registrants as possible, TAAD is periodically providing it online.

Registration fees must reflect current membership status. Requests for refunds must be in writing and postmarked at least 7 days prior to the session. A $75 cancellation fee will be deducted.

** Virtual offering

Duration: Class Hours: 1-4:30pm

Dates: August 27, 2021 | November 3, 2021 |

Location for August 27: Virtual

Location for November 3: Virtual

Instructor: Tracey Foster, Hugh Landrum & Associates

Fees: 2021 TAAD Member Districts: $75 | 2021 TAAD Affiliate/Associate Member: $160 | 2021 Nonmember: $225 |

Credits: 3.5 CEs

Wildlife Appraisal Seminar

Description:

TAAD presents a seminar for appraisers!

Did you know the wildlife appraisal course has been retired? To provide training in that area, TAAD is sponsoring a one-day seminar designed to instruct about the basics of
wildlife management activities, determining qualifications for wildlife appraisal, and calculating the value of property under wildlife appraisal. You will learn key features to look for when monitoring wildlife properties. This year’s seminar has new material, new examples and more to offer!

Registration fees must reflect current membership status.

Requests for refunds must be in writing and submitted by October 4; a $75 cancellation fee will be deducted.  No refunds for cancellations later than October 4.

Duration: Registration 8-8:30; class 8:30-5; breakfast included, lunch on your own

Dates: October 13, 2021 |

Location: North Austin Marriott - 2600 La Frontera Blvd, Round Rock, TX 78681

Instructor: Carla Pope-Osborne, Perdue Brandon Fielder Collins & Mott; Daniel Van Schaik

Fees: 2021 TAAD Member District: $150 | 2021 TAAD Associate/Affiliate Member: $175 | 2021 Nonmember: $200 |

Credits: 7.5 hours

Registration Deadline: October 1, 2021