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Application for Arbitrator Registry - Individuals Only
Application Form to apply to be included as an arbitrator on the Comptroller's Arbitrator Registry. Arbitrator's must conduct arbitrations according to Comptroller Rule 9.804 and all applicable laws. Arbitrators may be selected by property owners from the Arbitration Registry or assigned to an arbitration by random selection.
Request for Binding Arbitration
Request for binding arbitration for a qualified dispute between a property owner and appraisal district. Complete the form and mail or hand deliver the form and a cashiers check or money order to the county appraisal district where the property is located. Do not send the form and check directly to the Comptroller’s office. See the instructions with the form for further details.
Appointment of Arbitrator - Change Request Form
Use this form to request a change in the arbitrator assigned to hear your dispute.
Information Change For Arbitrator Registry
Arbitrators who are currently on the Arbitrator Registry can make changes to the information included in the Registry by completing this form and returning it to the Comptroller’s office. Arbitrators are required to inform the Comptroller if any information previously submitted to the Comptroller’s office, which was included in the application for arbitrator registry, has changed.
Appointment of Agent for Binding Arbitration
Use this form to authorize an individual, other than an attorney, to take any action on your behalf relating to arbitration under Chapter 41A of the Texas Property Tax Code. You should read all applicable laws and rules carefully, including Chapter 41A of the Texas Property Tax Code and Comptroller Rule 9.804.
All forms are PDF files. If you do not already have Adobe Acrobat Reader, you will need to download the latest version to view and print the forms.
Applying for Inclusion on the Arbitrator Registry
This video discusses the statutory requirements for becoming an arbitrator, how to apply to the registry, the importance of procedures and how to get paid for service.
Binding Arbitration Basics for Appraisal District Staff
This video offers a general overview of binding arbitration for appraisal district staff new to the Texas property tax arbitration process and those seeking a refresher.
Binding Arbitration for Beginners
This video offers a general overview of binding arbitration for persons new to the Texas property tax arbitration process.
Binding Arbitration: Rules and Procedures
This video covers basic information on Tax Code requirements, Comptroller Rule 9.804 and other general practices governing the statewide arbitration process.
Taking Your Case to Binding Arbitration
This video gives a general overview of preparing for and taking your case to binding arbitration in the Texas property tax arbitration process.
Appraisal District Directory
Information on the county appraisal districts, including phone numbers, addresses, e-mail, the names of the chief appraiser.
2013 Appraisal Review Board Manual
Manual explains the responsibilities of the county appraisal review board and the duties of the appraisal review board members.
Below are links to some arbitration and alternative dispute resolution classes, seminars or training. These links are as is and are meant neither as an endorsement of the class or as automatic qualification for compliance with Tax Code Chapter 41A. Anyone signing up for any class, seminar or training should verify it meets the requirements under Tax Code Chapter 41A for all required training, both initial training and continuing education, outlined in that statute. There may be many more providers and this set of links should not be considered all inclusive.
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