Course Information Texas 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 online course defines ethics, reviews basic terms, ethical conduct and consequences of unethical behavior. 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. A certificate of completion will be available after successfully completing the course material.
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This course is designed to guide participants in the essential functions of the county tax office. Upon completion, participants will earn 2 hours of continuing education credit from the V.G. Young Institute of County Government, a part of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service.
The New County Tax Assessor-Collector & Chief Deputy Orientation Course is approved by the Tax Assessor-Collectors Association of Texas for 2 hours of continuing education, and if successfully completed within 90 days of taking office, this course satisfies the requirement to complete constitutional and statutory training.
The county tax office serves almost every resident of their county – every property owner, every auto owner, and many others. Providing effective customer service to all taxpayers promotes the public’s trust in the tax office as the first point of contact for the taxing entities they serve.