Proposition 19 - California Voters Approve Makeover For Property Tax BreaksCalifornia voters gave the state's landmark 1978 law to limit property taxes a makeover Wednesday, passing a measure that gives exemptions to older homeowners, the disabled and wildfire victims and strips breaks from people who inherit homes but don't live in them.
Despite Leaning Left, California Voters Reject Split Roll, Affirmative Action Measures; Back Prop. 22While Joe Biden is leading President Donald Trump by a 2-to-1 margin in California, results of several state ballot measures arguably show how some more conservative ideas are being supported by California voters.
California Propositions: State Voters Asked To Roll Back Affirmative Action And Property Tax LawsTuesday’s election will test the boundaries of California’s left-leaning politics as a new generation of state voters is being asked to roll back affirmative action and property tax laws put in place decades ago.
Vote Smart: Proposition 15 Targets Commercial, Industrial Properties for More Frequent Tax AssessmentProposition 15 on the Nov. 3 ballot would reassess commercial and industrial properties every three years, while residential property, including home-based businesses, would remain under 1978 rules.
Changes Ordered To California Voter Guide Over 'False Or Misleading' Anti-Prop. 15 ArgumentsA California judge has ordered changes to an election guide mailed to every registered California voter this fall, ruling Wednesday that some arguments opposing a hotly contested property tax initiative are “false or misleading.”
Coronavirus Update: California Gov. Newsom Announces New Testing Site Tool, Expanded Workers' CompensationKeeping Californians working with confidence as they increasingly begin to return to a reopening economy was the focus of two new announcements by Gov. Gavin Newsom.
San Francisco Extends Property Tax Deadline, City Hall To Reopen For PaymentsThe property tax deadline for San Francisco residents has been extended to May 15 and City Hall, which has been closed to the public per the stay-home order, will reopen for in-person payments for three days.
Despite Coronavirus Deferments, Californians Get No Pass on Property Tax PaymentsThe coronavirus has delayed income taxes, mortgage payments and evictions in California. But not property taxes.
Coronavirus Update: Unlike Income Taxes, Bay Area Property Taxes Still Due On TimeUnlike the Internal Revenue Service and state of California, which gave three-month extensions for filing 2019 tax returns due to the novel coronavirus, Bay Area counties have not changed the deadline for the final installment of the current fiscal year’s property tax, due in full on Friday.
Backers Of California Tax Measure Submit Over 1.7 Million SignaturesThe Schools & Communities First campaign says it is the most signatures ever collected for a ballot initiative.
Marin County Property Taxes Remain Due Despited Coronavirus PandemicMarin County has told its residents that property taxes will remain due April 10 despite the ongoing novel coronvirus pandemic.
Contra Costa To Waive Some Late Payment Fees For Property Tax Payments Over CoronavirusThe Contra Costa County Treasurer-Tax Collector's Office reminded homeowners Wednesday of the April 10 property tax delinquency deadline and said it will cancel late payment penalties and interest for people affected by the novel coronavirus.
Kincade Fire Victims May Be Eligible For Property Tax ReliefOwners of property in Sonoma County that sustained more than $10,000 damage from the Kincade Fire in October may be eligible to defer their first property tax installment due on Tuesday, Dec. 10, county officials said.
Homeowners Rush To Pay 2018 Property Taxes Before Trump Tax Law Kicks InA lot of homeowners are rushing to pay their 2018 property taxes before the end of the year before the new Trump tax laws kick in, but Californians won't have that luxury.
Long Lines At Tax Offices As Homeowners Try To Beat HikeHomeowners are lining up in droves at local tax collection offices, hoping for one last chance to take advantage of a major tax deduction before it is wiped out in the new year.