Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association

Bill closes commercial property tax loophole

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The state Assembly has approved legislation closing a Proposition 13 loophole that allowed some commercial real estate buyers to escape paying higher property taxes. AB2372 was brokered in a rare deal […]


Tax group sues to block Calif. firefighting fee

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – A taxpayer group, joined by plaintiffs throughout California, filed a lawsuit Thursday seeking to block a fee that is being assessed on more than 800,000 property owners to raise money for […]


Brown's TV ads for tax initiative mislead voters

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – Gov. Jerry Brown began airing five new television commercials for his November tax proposal Wednesday, some of which misstate how the billions of dollars Proposition 30 would raise through higher sales […]



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