Welcome to the PTAD Learning Portal

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Use our new learning portal at your convenience to complete Texas property tax courses online—offered by the Texas Comptroller’s Property Tax Assistance Division (PTAD).

New learner? Register here. 

Attention ARB Members: The 2024 ARB self-paced training videos are set to release in March. Publication date of the courses are based on PTAD release. A Gov Delivery message will be delivered notifying the industry when the updated 2024 ARB videos are published.


Training Courses

Appraisal Review Board (ARB)

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The Comptroller must provide training and education materials to ARB members and issue certificates of course completion before members participate in hearings or vote on a determination. New members must complete at least eight hours of instruction. Returning members must complete four hours for continuing education.

Property Tax Professionals

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Taxpayers and practitioners may take property tax courses for Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR) continuing education (CE) credit. Enroll in self-paced courses, ranging in topic from Texas property tax laws and rules to appraisal standards and methodology to tax assessment and collection practices and more.


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Potential arbitrators must complete the Comptroller's arbitrator training course series on property tax law and appraisal review board procedures and meet licensing requirements before conducting an arbitration hearing. PTAD will notify active arbitrators to enroll here to take revised courses, as needed.

Taxpayer Liaison Officers

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TLOs and deputy TLOs are required to complete the Comptroller's two-hour TLO training course and ARB training programs to meet the requirements to serve taxpayers in their appraisal district. A copy of these certificates must be submitted to the appraisal district board of directors and retained for at least three years to be eligible to serve.