Category Archives: Tax Assessor-Collectors

Webinars for County Tax Assessor-Collectors on RTBs #010-17, #011-17, #012-17, and #013-17

Please review and distribute as appropriate. Webinars will be held for county tax assessor-collectors to discuss the following RTBs: #010-17 Required Law Enforcement Inspection for Certain Bonded Title Applications #011-17 Elimination of Registration Period Designation by the Vehicle Owner #012-17 … Continue reading

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Update: RTS Release 8.10 deployment cancelled

Good morning, The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) would like to encourage all customers to prioritize personal safety in advance of Hurricane Harvey. As you know, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) relies upon information in the RTS … Continue reading

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Emergency Preparedness: Hurricane Harvey

Good morning, The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) encourages all county staff to prioritize personal safety in advance of Hurricane Harvey. Counties concerned about flooding or rain damage may weatherize and treat RTS equipment in the same fashion as county … Continue reading

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RTB #013-17 Seizure of Disabled Person Parking Placards

Please review and distribute as appropriate. Thank you, Jeremiah Kuntz, DirectorVehicle Titles and Registration DivisionTexas 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. … Continue reading

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INITIAL NOTIFICATION: RTS Release 8.10 (08/18/2017)

Good afternoon, Over the weekend of August 26, 2017, the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) will update the Registration and Title System (RTS) and Internet Vehicle Title and Registration Service (IVTRS) with Release 8.10 that contains the content summarized … Continue reading

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RESOLVED: Cognos reports delayed (08/18/2017 @ 12:15 PM CDT)

Good afternoon, All COGNOS reports were available for viewing as of 11:40 PM CDT this afternoon (08/18/2017).  If you experience new issues with COGNOS, please contact the Service Desk. The statewide ticket for this issue is 140650 If you would … Continue reading

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UPDATE: Cognos reports delayed (08/18/2017 @ 10:15 AM CDT)

Good morning,   Due to an unexpected error the report process had to be restarted. The expected availability of the Week/Month to Date, NMVITS Inquiry and the Funds Remittance reports is 2:00 PM today (08/18/2017).  All other Cognos reports are available … Continue reading

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INITIAL NOTIFICATION: Cognos reports delayed (08/18/2017 @ 8:55 AM CDT)

Good morning,   A delay in the overnight batch processing, due to a network connectivity issue in the State Data Center, has delayed the Week/Month to Date, NMVITS Inquiry and the Funds Remittance Reports. The expected availability of these three Cognos … Continue reading

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RTB #012-17 Change to Inspection Requirements and a New Fee for Certain Trailers, Semitrailers, and Pole Trailers

Please review and distribute as appropriate. Thank you, Jeremiah Kuntz, DirectorVehicle Titles and Registration DivisionTexas 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. … Continue reading

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RTB #011-17 Elimination of Registration Period Designation by the Vehicle Owner

Please review and distribute as appropriate. Thank you, Jeremiah Kuntz, DirectorVehicle Titles and Registration DivisionTexas 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. … Continue reading

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RESOLVED: COGNOS reports available (08/15/2017 @ 1:23 PM CDT)

Good afternoon, The Inventory Transaction report was available for viewing as of 8:37 AM CDT this morning (08/15/2017).  The only remaining issue is with the Funds Remittance report.  Some counties received a double entry for IVTRS transactions on 8/4/2017.  A … Continue reading

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UPDATE: Cognos Issues (08/14/2017 @ 2:50 PM CDT)

Good afternoon,   Issues with the Funds Remittance and Inventory Transaction reports are not resolved. Support staff are continuing to work towards identifying and resolving the issues. All other Cognos reports are available at this time. An update will be sent by tomorrow (08/15/2017) by 1:00 PM CDT … Continue reading

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Initial Notification: RTS issue (8/14/2017 @ 10:30 AM CDT)

Good morning,   An issue has been identified when printing multiple transactions in RTS.  The workaround is to print single transactions.  This issue will be resolved after hours this evening (8/14/2017) when TxDMV will conduct a restart of RTS Point … Continue reading

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Webinars for Counties on RTB #007-17 and #008-17

Please review and distribute as appropriate. Webinars will be held for county tax assessor-collectors to discuss RTB #007-17 Changes to Travel Trailer Dimensions and RTB #008-17 Trailer and Semitrailer Title Policy. The webinar schedule is listed below, and space is … Continue reading

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Initial Notification: Cognos issue (8/10/2017 @ 6:00 PM CDT)

Good evening,   There are two remaining issues with Cognos reports that contain data for last Friday (08/04/2017).  The Funds Remittance Report has IVTRS totals that are doubled. The Inventory Transaction reports are incomplete.  Support staff are working towards a resolution.  An update … Continue reading

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RESOLVED: Week/Month to Date Fees report (08/10/2017 @ 2:25 PM CDT)

Good afternoon, The data issue with the Week/Month to Date Fees report has been resolved and the report was available for viewing as of 2:00 PM CDT this afternoon (08/10/2017).  If you experience new issues with COGNOS, please contact the Service … Continue reading

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RTB #008-17 Trailer and Semitrailer Title Policy

Please review and distribute as appropriate. Thank you, Jeremiah Kuntz, DirectorVehicle Titles and Registration DivisionTexas Department of Motor Vehicles Attachments If you have any comments or suggestions concerning this VTR communication process, please contact your local TxDMV Regional Service Center. … Continue reading

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UPDATE: Week/Month to Date reports (08/10/2017 @ 9:00 AM CDT)

Good morning,   The Week/Month to Date Fees report is missing data from Friday (8/04/2017) which will cause the Funds Remittance report not to balance. Support staff are continuing to work towards identifying and resolving the issue. All other Cognos reports are available at this time. An update will … Continue reading

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INITIAL NOTIFICATION: Week/Month to Date reports (08/09/2017 @ 3:00 PM CDT)

Good afternoon,   Data for Friday (8/04/2017) is not currently available on the Week/Month to Date Fees Report. This will cause reports to be out of balance. Support staff are working to identify and resolve the issue. An update will be sent by 5:00 PM CDT … Continue reading

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RESOLVED: COGNOS reports available (08/09/2017 @ 12:55 PM CDT)

Good afternoon, All COGNOS reports were available for viewing as of 12:00 PM CDT this afternoon (08/09/2017).  If you experience new issues with COGNOS, please contact the Service Desk. The statewide ticket for this issue is 138456. If you would … Continue reading

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INITIAL NOTIFICATION: Cognos reports delayed (08/09/2017 @ 10:10 AM CDT)

Good morning,   Due to a delay with nightly batch processing, the Week to Date and the Inventory Transaction reports have been delayed.  An update will be sent by noon today (08/09/2017). The statewide ticket for this issue is: 138456 If … Continue reading

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UPDATE: NMVITS Inquiry and Funds Remittance reports delayed (08/08/2017 @ 3:17 PM CDT)

Good afternoon,   The overnight batch process continues to run slower than expected, due to an extremely high volume of transactions which has delayed the NMVITS Inquiry and the Funds Remittance Reports. The expected availability of these two Cognos reports is by … Continue reading

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UPDATE: NMVITS Inquiry and Funds Remittance reports delayed (08/08/2017 @ 11:15 AM CDT)

Good morning,   The overnight batch process is running slower than expected, due to an extremely high volume of transactions, has delayed the NMVITS Inquiry and the Funds Remittance Reports. The expected availability of these two Cognos reports is by 2:00 PM (08/08/2017).  … Continue reading

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INITIAL NOTIFICATION: NMVITS Inquiry and Funds Remittance reports delayed (08/08/2017 @ 8:43 AM CDT)

Good morning,   A delay in the overnight batch processing, due to an extremely high volume of transactions, has delayed the NMVITS Inquiry and the Funds Remittance Reports. The expected availability of these two Cognos reports is by 11:00 AM (08/08/2017).  All other … Continue reading

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Internet Sales by Self-Service Storage Facilities

Please review and distribute as appropriate. Senate Bill 952, effective September 1, 2017, amends Property Code, Sections 59.044 and 59.045, to allow self-service storage facilities to conduct public sales through an Internet website that is accessible to the public. As … Continue reading

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