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Save BIG on Online Forms: This ain’t your grandma’s paper and PDF forms.

This ain’t your grandma’s paper and PDF forms.

This is BIS Online Forms Suite.

Stop wasting time and resources with paper forms and manila folders. BIS has developed a complete workflow solution to handle your State Comptroller Forms: Homestead Exemption, Ag, and BPP forms. For a limited time only, get the set-up fee waived and price reduced to only $2,400 for the rest of 2018 and all of 2019.

  • The savings are real: Online Forms’ normal pricing starts at $3,600 a year with a $1,000 set-up fee.
  • Not sure what it is? Watch the free training course and check out its full potential. Oh yeah, and earn some TDLR CEs while you’re at it. 😉

Take the free TDLR training course online now: www.bisceu.com

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Call or email us today to get started: (800)247-9045, admin@bisconsultants.com

Protect your Public PC with Kioware Kiosk Software

Lockdown and secure your front counter PC by limiting the walk-in property owner’s access

The PC you are required to have available for the public to submit the ARB Survey Form 50-824 can now be protected using a light-weight kiosk software that limits access to the applications and websites you designate! It also protects your property owner user privacy while on the machine.

  • Restricts browser access & controls pop-up windows
  • Keyboard filtering
  • Clears user data & cookies at session end
  • Custom toolbar & virtual keyboard
  • File download blocking

Call or email us today to get started: (800)247-9045, admin@bisconsultants.com

Special ARB hardware deal from your IT experts!


If you find that you are in need of equipment, check out this ARB package with incredible pricing: a Dell Optiplex Micro Form Factor PC, 23″ Dell Monitor, a wide-range condenser microphone, and a plug-and-play signal adapter for only $1,270, with expedited shipping included! For only $300 more, get an expert BIS technician to bring your equipment, install it, and provide training and best practice methods on equipment use and care. 

Call or email us today to get started: (800)247-9045, admin@bisconsultants.com

Screen Sharing Software: Make your meetings more productive.


Share digital content from any laptop or mobile device that you bring into a meeting. Content adds context to complicated discussions, supporting decision making without wasting time – driving meeting productivity.

  • Leverage existing investments: Utilize your laptops, flat panel displays, projectors and screens and wired/wireless network.
  • Share a wide variety of content: Share your desktop, individual app windows, or media posts (video or images).
  • Simplify complex concepts: Stream web content, make live changes to a spreadsheet, or share a slideshow of images.

Call or email us today to get started: (800)247-9045, admin@bisconsultants.com

Add Office 365 to your organization and get 3 months free VOIP!

Looking for a professional phone service that is simple to use and easily scalable, offers flexible billing and can be deployed in minutes – all at a great price?

  • Office 365 productivity suite: With Microsoft’s best productivity features and tools, there is nothing that a business can’t do. By moving to the cloud, your office will be able to enhance business workflows, promote scalability, and access their data securely from anywhere.
  • Great internet phone service features, all from their current business phone number. SherWeb Cloud PBX has more than 40 features for your office to enjoy, including; auto-receptionist, phone directory, voicemail to email, call forwarding and simultaneous ringing.
  • Unlimited calls. You will no longer have to worry about surpassing any minute limit as you will have UNLIMITED minutes in the U.S. and Canada.

Call or email us today to get started: (800)247-9045, admin@bisconsultants.com

Visit BIS Consulting At TAAD 2018!


BIS Consulting will be present at the 2018 TAAD conference, which is being held from February 25 through to February 28 at the Worthington Renaissance Hotel, Fort Worth, Texas. At the conference, we will be joining chief appraisers, appraisal office personnel, district directors, review board members, elected officials of taxing units, and others. The TAAD conference is billed as the ideal place to introduce and demonstrate new products and services to the market, as well as keep up with existing clients.

For 2018, the TAAD conference has a number of interesting items on the agenda with the keynote speech delivered by ex-Dallas Cowboys and veteran, Chad Hennings. There will also be classes based around topics including “Big-Box Valuation Methodology… Shaken, Not Stirred,” “Recovering from Professional Burn Out,” “The Six Estates in Land,” “How to Value Them,” and many others.

BIS will also be presenting a classroom session on maintaining and updating your website at the TAAD conference on Monday, February 26. We will be running the class to help you prepare for the 2018-19 MAP Review for Taxpayer Assistance. The class is free of charge for anybody at the conference and participants will quality for one TDLR Continuing Education Units for Property Tax Professionals for the Appraisal Standards and Methodology. If you are interested in the course, you can find out more information here, noting that we are provider number 2010, running course 18016.

As well as providing an informative class, BIS will also be providing a special drop in service at their booth – visit for more information and to be serviced by our expert technicians! We are also offering clients the opportunity to ‘get rowdy’ at Billy Bob’s in conjunction with Thomas Y. Pickett, Certified Payments, Asset Drone, Eagle Appraisal, and Tyler Technologies on Monday evening, where we welcome all TAAD attendees to an evening of dinner and line dancing with an open bar. Actually: if you are reading this, you are invited to Billy Bob’s on the Monday night, and please RSVP here.

We hope to see you there!

Navarro CAD’s Property Owners Now File Their State Forms Online!


Navarro Central Appraisal District is the first office to go live this year with our new Online Forms system. They are now rocking all of the BIS Website Suite services: Online Forms, Online Protest, Property Search, and GIS Interactive Map.

Having these services on the new BIS Website theme allows their office to provide a seamless transition with effortless navigation for their website users. The mobile version also handles a straightforward user interface with quick access to these frequently used services.

Check out Navarro CAD’s stunning and dynamic website at: http://www.navarrocad.com/

Intel Spectre/Meltdown Response Notice


Intel recently announced a security flaw with all Intel chips found in servers, workstations, and Mac products. Microsoft will be deploying a patch to address and correct the flaw on Tuesday, January 9, 2018.

BIS will deploy this patch to all clients and machines that are currently under our IT Maintenance services. If you are not covered by a BIS maintenance plan and would like assistance, please call us and we’ll be happy to help. (800)247-9045

BIS’s First Deed Training Class in Dallas Receives Recognition!


BIS Consulting successfully held a Deed Training class at the Hilton Dallas Lincoln Center on November 9, 2017 with an overwhelming attendance of fifty appraisal and property tax professionals from all across Texas! The event initially was planned to be held at the BIS offices for a smaller crowd but as word spread that BIS was offering a 6 TDLR continuing education unit deed specific course, plans quickly changed and a more extensive off-site event was arranged with sponsorship assistance from Thomas Y. Pickett.

TYP, an industry expert at complex appraisal and trusted partner of BIS, helped to provide transportation and lunch for the attendees. Guests were treated to Saltgrass Steakhouse for a decadent plate of garlic mashed potatoes and their choice of the top sirloin & shrimp, rib-eye, or Laredo chicken. Much thanks and gratitude to Brian Lipka of TYP for the generosity of providing such a great lunch for our attendees.

The Deed Training class was highly reviewed by the post-event survey which reports that 100% of the respondents enjoyed the class and 88% received the deed content they were expecting. In addition to the positive reviews, the City of Brookshire honored BIS with an article in their local newspaper, The Times Tribune. The article details the class’s content and discussion topics. Click the button below to read the full article.

With the success of the event, BIS plans to hold more training classes in the future and welcomes all course suggestions. Our goal is to better serve the appraisal and property tax community whether it be affordable technology or training for all staff levels.

Course suggestions can be emailed to us at nahmed@bisconsultants.com or feel free to call us at (800)247-9045.

BIS Consulting Welcomes Valwood Improvement Authority Tax Office


BIS Consulting is pleased to welcome the Valwood Improvement Authority Tax Office to the family. The office is a Road and Bridge office, established by state law, and is involved with drainage and flood control projects in the Farmers Branch area. The Valwood Improvement Authority will be using our IT Maintenance plan for both Servers and Workstations in order to keep the office IT systems running smoothly. In addition, we are providing our Automated Backup service. Our IT team has just completed the set-up of the new services and we are looking forward to working with the staff at the Valwood Improvement Authority office.

If you are interested in working with BIS Consulting to take advantage of our competitive IT Maintenance or Automated Backup services, please contact us! You can email Brandon Kay, Co-CEO, directly at bkay@bisconsultants.com or our IT Director, Heath Hatch at hhatch@bisconsultants.com. We are also available by phone at 800-247-9045.

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