Come November, Proposition 13 faces its biggest political battle at the ballot box. It is instructive to ask whether that iconic tax affordability measure remains good tax policy for California. As the just-released property tax assessments rolls from several California counties reveal, Proposition 13 is working exceedingly well at keeping homeowners and small business owners…
With great fanfare, the proponents of an initiative to raise property taxes in California by $12 billion a year announced they had turned in over 1.7 million signatures to qualify the measure. Their press release was headlined “Schools and Communities First make history with most ever signatures submitted.”
The Many Flaws of Prop. 13…the 2020 Impostor – by Jon Coupal, President of Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association
Voters have already started casting their ballots on this measure, ironically identified as Proposition 13 (2020). Unlike the beneficial Prop. 13 from 1978, this Prop. 13 is a huge $15 billion statewide school bond that threatens taxpayers in several ways. And the more we learn about this proposal, the worse it gets.
WOW, the tricksters in Sacramento are really misleading a lot of property owners with this misnamed proposition! Don’t be fooled. VOTE “NO” on both propositions!