Course Information County budgets can be complicated but provide for county services for citizens. What goes into budget planning, and how is that impacted by providing services to other taxing entities?This online course will inform Texas Tax Assessor-Collectors and their staff about the basic responsibilities of a budget officer, present the procedures for planning a budget and identifying the fees, expenses, and methods of collecting costs for providing services. Upon completion of the course, participants will earn one (1) hour of continuing education credit from the V. G. Young Institute of County Government, a part of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. This course has been approved for CE credit by the Tax Assessor-Collectors Association of Texas. A certificate of completion will be available after successfully completing the course material.
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THIS COURSE IS ONLY AVAILABLE TO APPROVED PARTICIPANTS (contact: 979-862-1915 – clients who are currently enrolled in the Strengthening Families of Brazos Valley program). Wi$eUp is a financial literacy course. Learners will acquire financial awareness
This course is for Texas landowners and discusses the basic law applicable to determine liability if someone is injured on rural land. If you are interested in more than one agricultural law topic, be sure to check out our Owning Your Piece of Texas course before purchasing this course.
This course is for Texas landowners, and it addresses several popular topics among rural landowners including easements, landlocked property, adverse possession, and trespassing. If you are interested in more than one agricultural law topic, be sure to check out our Owning Your Piece of Texas course before purchasing this course.
County Tax Assessor-Collectors, Deputies and their staff must continuously work to promote an ethical environment in the county tax office to avoid negative perceptions. This course defines ethics, reviews basic terms, ethical conduct and consequences of unethical behavior.
Research conducted in South Texas in 2015 found that:Prices were higher for polled/dehorned calvesPrices were lower for calves with red or spotted coatsPrices were not significantly lower for Bos indicus-crossed calvesExtension faculty collected data from the sales of 1,847 head of cattle in Bee, Karnes, Jim Wells, Live Oak, and Starr Counties. This publication explains […]
A cost-price squeeze is a situation in which the ratio of prices received to prices paid is declining. The current credit crisis makes it likely that agricultural producers may soon face such a situation. Producers can prepare by making sure their loan documents are in order and reflect a realistic assessment of the profitability of […]