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Texas Property Tax Code 2015 Chapter 11 Subchapter A

Texas Property Tax Code

2015 Edition

Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts

The Texas Property Tax Code available on this website are current through the Regular Session of the 84th Legislature, June 2015. The Texas Constitution is current through the amendments approved by voters in November 2015.

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SUBTITLE C. TAXABLE PROPERTY AND EXEMPTIONS
CHAPTER 11. TAXABLE PROPERTY AND EXEMPTIONS

The Texas Property Tax Code available on this website are current through the Regular Session of the 84th Legislature, June 2015. The Texas Constitution is current through the amendments approved by voters in November 2015.

SUBCHAPTER A. TAXABLE PROPERTY

Sec. 11.01.  REAL AND TANGIBLE PERSONAL PROPERTY.  (a)  All real and tangible personal property that this state has jurisdiction to tax is taxable unless exempt by law.

(b)  This state has jurisdiction to tax real property if located in this state.

(c)  This state has jurisdiction to tax tangible personal property if the property is:

(1)  located in this state for longer than a temporary period;

(2)  temporarily located outside this state and the owner resides in this state;  or

(3)  used continually, whether regularly or irregularly, in this state.

(d)  Tangible personal property that is operated or located exclusively outside this state during the year preceding the tax year and on January 1 of the tax year is not taxable in this state.

Acts 1979, 66th Leg., p. 2233, ch. 841, Sec. 1, eff. Jan. 1, 1980.  Amended by Acts 1983, 68th Leg., p. 1908, ch. 353, Sec. 1, eff. Jan. 1, 1984;  Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. 534, Sec. 2, eff. Jan. 1, 1990.

                  

Sec. 11.02.  INTANGIBLE PERSONAL PROPERTY.  (a)  Except as provided by Subsection (b) of this section, intangible personal property is not taxable.

(b)  Intangible property governed by Article 4.01, Insurance Code, or by Section 89.003, Finance Code, is taxable as provided by law, unless exempt by law, if this state has jurisdiction to tax those intangibles.

(c)  This state has jurisdiction to tax intangible personal property if the property is:

(1)  owned by a resident of this state;  or

(2)  located in this state for business purposes.

Acts 1979, 66th Leg., p. 2233, ch. 841, Sec. 1, eff. Jan. 1, 1980.  Amended by Acts 1984, 68th Leg., 2nd C.S., ch. 31, art. 3, part A, Sec. 1, eff. Jan. 1, 1985;  Acts 1999, 76th Leg., ch. 62, Sec. 7.88, eff. Sept. 1, 1999.

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