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.

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  • Realtors Subject to New TREC Rules Prohibiting Pay-to-Play Programs; Reminder: RESPA, P-53 and Anti-Rebating Statutes Remain in Effect for Title Agents and Are Enforced


  • New TDI Rules for All Texas Licensed Escrow Officers and Title Agents; License Renewal Grace Period Is Ending – Be Prepared


  • FAQs: Implementing the Rate and Rule Revisions Effective Sept. 1, 2019


  • How To Report CE Hours Earned Prior to March 7, 2019


  • TDI Adopts Order for Rate and Rule Revisions Changes Effective Sept. 1, 2019


  • New TILA-RESPA Factsheet from CFPB: Are Loan Estimates and Closing Disclosures Required for Assumption Transactions?


  • Guaranty Fee Reinstated as of May 1


  • Effective Today – New TDI Rules for All Texas Licensed Escrow Officers and Title Agents


  • Title Examinations: Two Clarifications From TDI


  • Rules Governing Existing Escrow Officer Licenses Will Change in March, Licenses Must Be Renewed Under New Rules, Be on the lookout for important licensing-related communications from TDI
This information is being provided by TLTA for educational and reference purposes only and should not be construed as legal, financial or business advice from or on behalf of TLTA. Users should consult their own legal counsel and subject-matter experts to ensure that any policies adopted or actions taken meet the requirements unique to their company.

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