Texas Property Code - PROP § 162.007. Management of Construction Accounts

(a) A contractor required to maintain a construction account under this subchapter shall maintain an account record for the construction account that provides information relating to:

(1) the source and amount of the funds in the account and the date the funds were deposited;

(2) the date and amount of each disbursement from the account and the person to whom the funds were disbursed;  and

(3) the current balance of the account.

(b) The contractor shall maintain an account record for each construction project that specifies the direct costs and indirect costs charged to the owner.

(c) The contractor shall retain all invoices and other supporting documentation received relating to funds that were disbursed from the construction account.

(d) The contractor shall ensure that all deposit and disbursement documentation includes the construction account number or information that provides a direct connection between the documentation and the account.

(e) The contractor may not destroy information required to be maintained under this section before the first anniversary of the date the improvement that is the subject of the contract is completed.


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