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RULE §9.3048Publication of Budget

(a) In publishing the notice summarizing the appraisal district budget under the Tax Code, §6.062, the chief appraiser shall include the following:

  (1) the time, date, and place of the public hearing on the proposed budget;

  (2) the total amount of the proposed budget;

  (3) the amount of increase proposed from the budget adopted for the current year;

  (4) the number of employees compensated under the current budget and the number of employees to be compensated under the proposed budget, provided that the number of employees shall be expressed as the number of full-time equivalent employees;

  (5) the name, address, and telephone number of the appraisal district; and

  (6) at the chief appraiser's option, a statement explaining any significant differences between the current and the proposed appraisal district budget.

(b) The chief appraiser may use the comptroller-prescribed, model form applicable to this section or use a different form that sets out the information listed in subsection (a) of this section in the same language and sequence as the model form.

(c) In special circumstances the chief appraiser may use a form that provides additional information, deletes information required by this section, or sets out the required information in different language or sequence than that required by this section if the form has been previously approved by the comptroller.

(d) The comptroller's model form applicable to this section may be revised at the discretion of the comptroller. Current forms can be obtained from the Comptroller of Public Accounts' Property Tax Assistance Division.

Source Note: The provisions of this §9.3048 adopted to be effective January 29, 1990, 15 TexReg 264; transferred effective November 26, 1991, as published in the Texas Register September 18, 1992, 17 TexReg 6481; amended to be effective October 3, 2010, 35 TexReg 8975

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