Category Archives: Tax Assessor-Collectors

IRP data updates 3/3/2016

 
Good afternoon,
 
IRP data updates did not complete due to the delay in RTS data updates from over night processing.  IRP reports for 3/2/2016 will not be accurate.  Support staff have identifi… Continue reading

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IRP data updates 3/3/2016

 
Good afternoon,
 
IRP data updates did not complete due to the delay in RTS data updates from over night processing.  IRP reports for 3/2/2016 will not be accurate.  Support staff have identifi… Continue reading

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RTS 8.4 and Cognos ERQ2.1 Release Notes

 
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The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) is pleased to announce the release of RTS 8.4 (Single Sticker Phase II) and Cognos ERQ2.1 on March 5, 2016. These releases implement functiona… Continue reading

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RESOLVED: COGNOS available 3/3/2016

 
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COGNOS data updates were completed and the system was operational by noon today.  Please resume regular operations.  You are now clear to remit funds.  If you experience new … Continue reading

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RTS unavailable until X:XX a.m. 3/3/2016

 
Good morning,
 
Nightly RTS and COGNOS data updates are not yet finished.  RTS will be unavailable until 8:00 a.m. this morning (3/3/2016).  Additional information on the availability of … Continue reading

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UPDATE: RTS status 2/29/2016

 
Good evening,
 
Efforts to diagnose the root cause of the issue in the state data center will continue this evening with more intrusive network testing. This testing is expected to occur after 7 p…. Continue reading

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UPDATE: RTS status 2/29/2016

 
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Texas Department of Information Resources (TxDIR) Support staff continue to work to identify and resolve the issue at the state data center. This issue has been escalated to highest le… Continue reading

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UPDATE: RTS status 2/29/2016

 
Good afternoon,
 
Work continues in order to identify and resolve the issue at the state data center. Support staff are making progress on narrowing the list of suspect equipment. Additional resources have b… Continue reading

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UPDATE: RTS available 2/29/2016

 
Good morning,
 
The RTS system is available. The state data center bypassed a faulty network component and performance has improved. Support staff continue to work to resolve the issue.
 
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Chapter 215 Proposed Amendments/Repeals

 
Proposed TAC, Chapter 215 Amendments Please review and distribute as appropriate.
The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) has published in the Texas Register proposed changes to the Texas Administrative Cod… Continue reading

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TxDMV Board Appointments

TO: TxDMV Customers and Stakeholders
FROM: Whitney Brewster, Executive Director
 
Yesterday, Governor Gregg Abbott announced three appointments to the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) Board.
The governo… Continue reading

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Summary of 84th Texas Legislature Bills

TO: All County Tax Assessor-Collectors SUBJECT: Summary of 84th Texas Legislature Bills Linked below is a list summarizing the key bills that were enacted during the 84th Regular Legislative Session which impact vehicle titles and registration. In some cases, these … Continue reading

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Webinars for RTB #005-15 and #006-15

 

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Due to technical difficulties, the 9:00 a.m. webinar ended abruptly.  We understand you could see our screen; however, we were unable to see the screen or the questions… Continue reading

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IVTRS and Temp Permit Performance issues are resolved

Good Afternoon,
Texas.Gov is now reporting that the slow performance issue with the IVTRS and Temp Permits applications has been resolved.
If you do happen to experience slow response times with IVTRS and Temp Permits, please… Continue reading

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IVTRS and Temp Permit Performance issues

Good Afternoon,
Texas.Gov is reporting very slow performance with the IVTRS and Temp Permits applications.  Technicians are working to resolve the issue.
We will keep you updated as we receive more information.  We … Continue reading

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Access issue to TAC Hub and TxDMV.gov websites is resolved

Good Morning,
The access issue to TAC Hub and TxDMV.gov websites is resolved.
If you continue to experience access issues to these websites, please contact the Service Desk.
If you would like to speak to a Service Desk … Continue reading

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System maintenance complete 6/19/2015

Good evening,
 
System maintenance went exceptionally well and is now complete. All RTS systems (RTS, IVTRS, eTags, WebDealer, WebSub) are immediately available. If anyone experiences any issues this weeke… Continue reading

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Webinars for RTB #005-15

 

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Webinars will be held for dealers to discuss RTB #005-15 regarding the requirement for new passenger cars and light trucks sold by a Texas dealer to be issued 24 consecutive… Continue reading

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Webinars for RTB #005-15 and #006-15

 

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Webinars will be held for county tax assessor-collector offices to discuss RTB #005-15 regarding dealer sales and mandatory 24 months of registration with a two-year in… Continue reading

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RTS Available 5:43PM, 6/18/2015

Good afternoon,
All RTS services are now available.  You may need to restart RTS in order to display two green lights.
Please note: if you were unable to close out by end of business day on Thurs… Continue reading

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RTS Unavailable 4:20PM 6/18/15

Good Afternoon,
All RTS systems are unavailable at this time.
The problem started at approximately 4:20pm, Thursday June 18th, 2015.  The RTS workstation displays “2 Red Lights” 
The Support Staff… Continue reading

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RTB #006-15 Farmers’ Cooperatives and Marketing Associations Registration Exemption

 

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Thank you,

Jeremiah Kuntz, Director
Vehicle Titles and Registration Division
Texas Department of Motor Vehicles

Attachment

If you have any comments or suggestions concerning this VTR communication process, please contact your local TxDMV Regional Service Center.

 

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RTB #005-15 Dealer Sales – Mandatory 24 Months Registration with Two-Year Inspection

 

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Thank you,
Jeremiah Kuntz, DirectorVehicle Titles and Registration DivisionTexas Department of Motor Vehicles
Attachment
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Discontinued Vendor Specialty License Plates

 

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This is to inform you that 25 vendor (My Plates) plates have been discontinued due to low sales. In an effort to manage our vendor plate inventory, vendor’s plates mus… Continue reading

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Disabled Veteran License Plates with Emblems

 

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The purpose of this communication is to remind you of the correct procedure for processing applications for disabled veteran (DV) license plates with emblems.  If eligi… Continue reading

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