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Commissioner’s Bulletin # B-0003-22

May 26, 2022

To:   All insurance companies licensed to write property and casualty insurance in the state of Texas

Re:   Calendar year 2021 disallowed expenses data call

Reporting period: January 1, 2021, to December 31, 2021

The Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) issues the attached mandatory data call under Insurance Code Chapter 2251, Subchapters A and B. This data 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 2021 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 July 8, 2022. 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 # DER2021.xlsx. For example, "GRP [1234] DER2021.xlsx".
  • For individual company filings, enter the group number as "0" followed by the five-digit NAIC company number. For example, "GRP 0 [12345] DER2021.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

Relevant links:

  1. Excel reporting form, including Affidavit and Instructions tabs.
  2. Instructions to companies.

For more information, contact:

Last updated: 5/26/2022