Course Descriptions

1 Hour CE Sessions via Zoom Descriptions

87th Legislative Session - Midsession Update (2 hours)

Description:

This session is 2 hours.

  • Understanding the legislative process
  • Case Study: How An Actual Bill Became a Law
  • A quick overview of the 87th Legislative Session
  • Discussion of current status of following property tax-related bills:  HB 988, HB 989, HB 2014, HB 2724, HB 2941, SB 63, SB 1413 (More bills may be added, depending on what bills are active in early May when the CE session will be offered.)

Registration fees must reflect current membership status. No refunds for cancellations or no-shows.

Duration: 1:30-3:30pm

Dates: May 10, 2021 |

Location: Virtual

Instructor: Brent South, Hunt CAD & Chair of the TAAD Legislative Committee

Fees: 2021 TAAD Member District, Affiliate Member, Associate Member (no refunds): $50 | 2021 Nonmember (no refunds): $100 |

Credits: 2 CEs

Recommended Prerequisites: Must be registered to receive credit.

Registration Deadline: May 5, 2021

A Quick Look at USPAP Update

Description:

 

 

Registration fees must reflect current membership status. No refunds for cancellations or no-shows.

Duration: 1:30-2:30pm

Dates: September 13, 2021 |

Location: Virtual

Instructor: Shane Docherty, Dallas CAD

Fees: 2021 TAAD Member District, Affiliate Member, Associate Member (no refunds): $30 | 2021 Nonmember (no refunds): $50 |

Credits: 1 CE

Recommended Prerequisites: Must be registered to receive credit.

Registration Deadline: September 8, 2021

Finding Customer Service - Beyond the Mask

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Registration fees must reflect current membership status. No refunds for cancellations or no-shows.

Duration: 1:30-2:30pm

Dates: October 11, 2021 |

Location: Virtual

Instructor: Gary Earnest, Taylor CAD

Fees: 2021 TAAD Member District, Affiliate Member, Associate Member (no refunds): $30 | 2021 Nonmember (no refunds): $50 |

Credits: 1 CE

Recommended Prerequisites: Must be registered to receive credit.

Registration Deadline: October 6, 2021

Defining and Measuring Obsolescence in Personal Property Update (2 hours)

Description:

This session is 2 hours.

  • Four categories of Personal Property: 1) Inventory, 2) Fixed Assets, 3) Leasehold Improvements, and 4) Intangibles.
  •  Concept of Highest and Best Use defined, and its application to determining whether items are Real Property or Personal Property.
  •  Basic issues to determine whether an item is classified as Real Property or Personal Property.
  •  Components of value within Computer Assisted Mass Appraisal (CAMA) systems. Determining items included in the Real Property square foot rate in CAMA systems. Additionally, determining what is NOT included in the Real Property square foot rate in CAMA systems.
  •  Three forms of Depreciation – Physical Deterioration, Functional Obsolescence, and External Obsolescence. Definitions, examples, and how to measure any appropriate loss in market value.
  •  Measures of External Obsolescence, including the concept of Inutility. Specific application of loss in value to forces external to the property itself.
  •  Relevant sections of Generally Accepted Accounting Procedures (GAAP), Statement of Financial Accounting Standards (SFAS) 141 and 144, and rules set forth by the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB).
  •  Property Betterments and the effect on Market Value. Adjustments to Effective Age when a property has been rebuilt or overhauled.
  •  Considerations related to COVID-19 and the effect on Market Value.
  •  Assessment disputes. Evaluation of appeals.

Registration fees must reflect current membership status. No refunds for cancellations or no-shows.

Duration: 1:30-3:30pm

Dates: November 2, 2021 |

Location: Virtual

Instructor: Lisa Hobart, CAE, PPS, FIAAO, ASA

Fees: 2021 TAAD Member District, Affiliate Member, Associate Member (no refunds): $50 | 2021 Nonmember (no refunds): $100 |

Credits: 2 CEs

Recommended Prerequisites: Must be registered to receive credit.

Registration Deadline: October 27, 2021

Test Positive for New Laws & Rules

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Registration fees must reflect current membership status. No refunds for cancellations or no-shows.

Duration: 1:30-2:30pm

Dates: December 13, 2021 |

Location: Virtual

Instructor: Matthew Tepper, McCreary Veselka Bragg & Allen, PC

Fees: 2021 TAAD Member District, Affiliate Member, Associate Member (no refunds): $30 | 2021 Nonmember: $50 |

Credits: 1 CE

Recommended Prerequisites: Must be registered to receive credit.

Registration Deadline: December 8, 2021