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TINS Warrant Hold


The TINS Warrant Hold Web-based training (WBT) is for TINS online users, particularly state agency staff responsible for entering, maintaining or changing hold information in the Texas Identification Number System (TINS).

For signing on/off in TINS and step-by-step instructions for all TINS actions, see the CICS Login to TINS new window section and other sections of the TexPayment window

This is an intermediate-level course instructing TINS users on the following topics:

  • State warrant hold program, statutes and policies
  • Impact of warrant hold on payments
  • Input and maintenance of hold and bankruptcy information in TINS

To gain a solid understanding of the materials presented in this training, you should already know the basics of navigating in TINS. See other TINS Web-based classes available on FMX.


Recommended prerequisites are:

  • Six months of TINS experience
  • –OR–
  • Completion of both the TINS Inquiry and TINS Online Entry classes — either classroom or Web-based


After completing the TINS Warrant Hold WBT, you will have an understanding of:

  • The state warrant hold program, including associated statutes, policies and state agency responsibilities
  • The impact on payments to vendors, employees and annuitants  
  • The various TINS screens and forms associated with holds
  • The basics of the offset process
  • Processing bankruptcies in TINS

Course Exam and CPE credit

You receive one hour of continuing professional education (CPE) credit for successfully completing the end-of-course exam.

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