Programs that qualify
Continuing education must be approved by a state agency or an accredited institution of higher education, including an institution that is a part of or associatied with an accredited institution of higher education.
Filing for credit
A certificate of attendance is furnished by the sponsor of the conference that you attend. Tax Assessor-Collectors should maintain a copy for their records. The program sponsor will assist by submitting forms to the TACA. Transcripts will be provided twice a year.
As a courtesy, beginning January 1, 2014, the Texas Association of Counties will track hours and provide transcripts for a County Tax Assessor-Collector. **The Texas Association of Counties will not approve continuing education credits.
Note: The new requirements take place January 1, 2014.
Tax Code, Sec. 6.231
Open Government Training Information
Elected and appointed public officials are required by a state law to receive training in Texas open government laws. For more information on this training including free video training courses, check out The Office of the Attorney General website
County Official Organizations
The Texas Association of Counties serves as the umbrella organization for various independent county official organizations in Texas. These organizations serve as an important resource for county officials for information, networking and advocacy.
The association for this office: