Since 1956 the Texas Auctioneers Association has been actively promoting and enhancing the auction method of marketing through education, public relations and information sharing.

  • In 1956 TAA held it’s first organizational meeting in Dallas, Texas, twenty-eight auctioneers were present.
  • In 1957 TAA held it’s Charter meeting in Austin, Texas, and W. J. “Bill” Wendlin was elected as the association’s first president.
  • In 1977 TAA was Incorporated to Texas Auctioneers Association, Inc.
  • The TAA is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization and all meetings are open to the public. (Educational Organization 501(c)(3) tax exemption: “Educational organization” is another broadly defined filing category inwhich endeavors aimed at self-development are allowed tax-free status for the purpose of education. A person or group may qualify under this purpose to espouse a point of view, provided it is not a political position.)
  • The TAA Articles of Incorporation and Bylaws are the rules by which the association operates.
  • The TAA Code of Ethics are the ethical guidelines that as a result of membership members agree to abide by.
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