Become an ARB Member

The Taxpayer Liaison is accepting Applications and Statements of Qualification for consideration from candidates seeking appointment as Appraisal Review Board (A.R.B.) members for the 2014-2015 term. There are three A.R.B. vacancies for the 2014-2015 term. Applications and Statements of Qualification are available online at: A.R.B. Members, at 3000 N. Austin St., Seguin, Texas, or by calling 830.303.3313. The primary responsibility of the A.R.B. is to weigh evidence and provide resolution of matters relating to appraisal, exemptions and challenges. Individuals seeking appointment must be available for hearings at 3000 N. Austin St., Seguin, Texas. Meetings are typically held 1-2 times per month, except during the months of April-August, when the A.R.B. must convene several times a week. Hearing times typically begin at 9am and end at 5:00pm. Additionally, hearing times may be extended to include evening and weekends. Applicants are encouraged to have real estate or appraisal knowledge or background in law; however, this is not a requirement. Applications and Statements of Qualification must be submitted to:

G.A.D. Taxpayer Liaison

Attn: Mrs. Evelyn Boggess

3000 N. Austin St.

Seguin, Texas 78155

Applications and Statements of Qualification will be accepted until appointments are made. Upon receipt of Applications and Statements of Qualification, the Taxpayer Liaison will forward said documents to the Local Administrative District Judge for consideration and selection of appointees will commence.

For additional information regarding A.R.B. service, you may access the following:

 Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts-A.R.B. Manual

http://www.window.state.tx.us/propertytax/administration/arb-training/manual/96-308.pdf

 Information on Continuing Education requirements of A.R.B. members

http://www.window.state.tx.us/propertytax/administration/arb-training/manual/96-1415.pdf

 A.R.B. Frequently asked questions

http://www.window.state.tx.us/taxinfo/proptax/arb13/ARB_FAQ.pdf

 References in the Texas Property Tax Code related to A.R.B. service, specific references noted on Statement of Qualifications

http://www.cpa.state.tx.us/taxinfo/proptax/96-297-11.pdf