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Commissioner’s Bulletin # B-0001-21

January 5, 2021

To:   All Insurance Companies Licensed to Write Property and Casualty Insurance in the State of Texas

Re:   Disallowed Expenses Data Call for Calendar Year 2019 Experience

The Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) issues the attached mandatory data call under Insurance Code Chapter 2251, Subchapters A and B. This call collects information about "disallowed expenses," which are defined in Insurance Code Section 2251.002(1-a).

This data call applies to licensed companies that wrote premium in 2019 for any of the following lines of insurance in Texas: fire, allied lines, private crop, farm owners multiple peril, homeowners multiple peril, commercial multiple peril, inland marine, medical malpractice, other general liability, products liability, private passenger automobile, commercial automobile, fidelity, or surety.

Complete the form and return this data in accordance with the general instructions no later than April 1, 2021. TDI requests that all underlying data, individual source documents, and any information used to develop your data call response be kept for a minimum of two years after submission to TDI. Links to the reporting instructions, form, and affidavit are provided below. These documents can also be found on TDI's Commissioner Bulletins webpage.


After completing the Excel form, save the file using the following naming convention:

  • For group filings, enter the file name as GRP # DER2019.xlsx. For example, "GRP 1234 DER2019.xlsx".
  • For individual company filings, enter the group number as "0" followed by the five-digit NAIC company number. For example, "GRP 0 12345 DER2019.xlsx".

Email the Excel form, with the file name as the subject line, and an electronic copy of the signed and notarized affidavit to If you have questions about this data call, contact TDI's Data Services team at 512-676-6690 or email


Excel Form, Affidavit, and Instructions
Instructions to companies

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Last updated: 3/21/2023