California Realtors Revive Prop 5 for 2020 Ballot: Vote NO on the California Property Tax Transfers and Exemptions Initiative! By-Kathy Fettke

  California realtors are reviving Proposition 5 just a few weeks after voters squashed it at the ballot box. It would expand the portability rule for homeowners protected by Proposition 13, but Prop 5 only got about 41% of the vote. The California Association of Realtors says it was disappointed by the results, but not…

Qualified Opportunity Zone Funds – A Tax Efficient Investment Vehicle for Those Selling Appreciated Assets By – Steve Haskell, Vice President

What is a Qualified Opportunity Zone (QOZ)? A QOZs as described under the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is a social program with the intent of redeveloping impoverished districts throughout the country by driving private capital to over 8,700 underserved communities and 35M Americans throughout by offering tax incentives to investors. (1) 

Constitutional Amendment Could Double Parcel Tax! – by Jon Coupal, President of Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association

Dear Housing Providers: A Constitutional Amendment was just introduced that could quickly DOUBLE the two-billion-dollar parcel tax burden already imposed on homeowners.  Yes, double! California is the only state in the USA where parcel taxes are even legal.  Parcel taxes were invented here to dodge Proposition 13’s 1% cap and now Senate Constitutional Amendment 22…