TLTA provides Compliance Updates to our members via email to make them aware of regulatory changes and clarifications from the Texas Department of Insurance. The updates include information on agent licensing changes and renewals,  Basic Manual updates, statistical data reports and much more.

Stay in Compliance With TLTA's Title Agent Compliance Checklist and Reporting Calendar

TLTA has updated our compliance checklist to help owners, managers and title agents stay in compliance year-round. This important checklist has monthly, quarterly, annual and biennial deadlines, as well as a month-by-month list of deadlines to meet. Some important January deadlines include sales tax reporting (all filers), file guaranty fee remittance form with TTIGA, or Federal reporting of W2 and W3 to Social Security Administration. 
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Compliance Update Archive

Below is a list of those updates, archived and available online for your convenience.

2017  |   2016  |   2015  |   2014  |   2013  |   2012  |   2011 

2017

April

  • Are You on Top of Your Q2? TLTA's Title Agent Compliance Checklist and Reporting Calendar Can Help You!

January

  • TDI Releases Annual, Quarterly and Supplemental Filing Checklists

January

  • Stay in Compliance in 2017 With TLTA's Title Agent Compliance Checklist and Reporting Calendar

2016

September

  • Attention Title Agents: T-S1 Form Due to TDI Title Examinations Department by Sept. 30, 2016

August

  • TDI Issues Call for Agent Statistical Data

March 

  • Guaranty Fee Goes Into Effect April 1

January

  • Updates to Section I of the Basic Manual Effective Jan. 1st

2015

September

  • Updates to Section I of the Basic Manual Effective Sept. 1st

August

  • Updates to Sections IV & V of the Basic Manual Effective Aug. 1st

July

  • TDI Makes Changes to Licensing Forms & Releases Helpful Info

July

  • TDI Issues Call for Agent Statistical Data

June

  • Reminder: Use New TDI Firm ID for all Forms & Correspondence
  • Outdated Licensing Forms No Longer Accepted by TDI

2014

July

  • Agent Minimum Capitalization Requirements Go Into Effect July 3

July

  • TDI Makes Changes to Licensing Forms & Releases Helpful Info

May

  • Use 2013 EID Number and Agency Name in Agent Experience Report

April

  • Submit Quarterly Withholding Tax Report to TDI by May 15

April

  • Guaranty Assessment Recoupment Charge Must Be Rendered to TTIGA by May 1

March

  • Watch Your Mail for New TDI Licenses Coming Soon!
  • Note: Title Agent and Escrow Officers License Numbers Will Change

March

  • Firm ID and Individual ID Are Now the Key Numbers for TDI Communications
  • Licensing and Minimum Capitalization — Requirements Not in Place Until July
  • More to Come

February

  • Important Reminders About License Renewals
  • For CE Providers Only: Corrected CE Course Application Packet

February

  • Important Clarifications About New Agent License Numbers & License Renewal

February

  • Watch Your Mail for New TDI Licenses Coming Soon!
    Note: Title Agent and Escrow Officers License Numbers Will Change
  • Helpful Resources & Links

January

  • 1 Hour Ethics CE Credit Now Required for All Escrow Officers

January

  • 10pt. Size Font Acceptable for New TDI Forms

2013

April

  • Date of Recording Documents Determines Rate That Will Be Effective May 1

May

  • Has Your Company Submitted Its Federal Employee Identification Number (EIN) to TDI?

November

  • Submit Your Company Email Address to TDI

November

  • TTIGA Policy Fee Reduced to $0 Beginning Jan. 1, 2014
  • Frequently Asked Questions

December

  • Begin Collecting Guaranty Assessment Recoupment Fee Jan. 1
  • Fee Must Be Rendered Quarterly to TTIGA

2012

March

  • Signing Short Sale Affidavits a Violation of P-35

December

  • Upcoming Change to Procedural Rule P-24
  • Reminder to Submit Title Agent's Bond to Updated Mail Codes

2011

April

  • Updated Statistical Codes Should Be Used
  • Updated Guidelines Regarding Escrow Fee Disclosure
  • Helping You Stay on Top of Regulatory Requirements

September

  • TDI Revises Forms PC132, PC129, PC141

December

  • TTIGA Votes to Decrease the Policy Guaranty Fee