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Property Tax Postponement Applications Now Available

Property Tax Postponement Applications Now Available

SACRAMENTO—State Controller Betty T. Yee today announced that applications for property tax deferment for the 2020-2021 tax year are now available.  California’s Property Tax Postponement (PTP) Program, administered by Controller Yee, allows homeowners who are seniors, are blind, or have a disability and who meet income, equity, and other requirements to postpone payment of property […]

Changing Prop 13 | How This Can Hurt You!

Changing Prop 13 |  How This Can Hurt You!

Share Tweet Forward “ Some taxpayers close their eyes, some stop their ears, some shut their mouth, but all pay through the nose.” —F.J. Raymond The pandemic has impacted everyone and everything.  Businesses large and small struggle, and while it has probably not come to your attention, this November, a proposed ballot measure aims to increase […]

Split-Roll Initiative: California Assessors’ Association Opposes Split-Roll Measure, Says Some Counties Would Lose Revenue

Split-Roll Initiative: California Assessors’ Association Opposes Split-Roll Measure, Says Some Counties Would Lose Revenue

The California Assessors’ Association (CAA) announced June 3 that it opposes the split-roll property tax increase that recently qualified for the November ballot because the measure would be nearly impossible to implement. “The implementation costs and administrative issues raised by our analysis have only become more problematic due to pending budget cuts and hiring freezes which are being […]

URGENT | Here’s how to watch the important Prop. 13 hearing in the state Assembly on Thursday

URGENT | Here’s how to watch the important Prop. 13 hearing in the state Assembly on Thursday

The special interest groups that seek to dismantle Proposition 13 have qualified the “split roll” initiative for the November ballot. This is the proposal that strips Prop. 13’s protection away from business properties.  The Legislature is calling it, “Initiative Constitutional Amendment to Increase Funding for Public Schools, Community Colleges, and Local Government Services by Changing […]

Oxnard City Council Prepares to Enact Property Tax Assessment

Oxnard City Council Prepares to Enact Property Tax Assessment

DATE:             June 2, 2020 TO:                  City Council FROM:            Kevin Riper, Chief Financial Officer, (805) 385-7475, [email protected] SUBJECT:      Public Safety Property Tax Assessment FY 2020-21. RECOMMENDATION  That the City Council adopts a resolution establishing the FY 2020-21 tax rates on property in the City of Oxnard for the payment of voter-approved obligations related to public safety […]

County Treasurer-Tax Collector Announces Penalty Waivers After April 10

County Treasurer-Tax Collector Announces Penalty Waivers After April 10

Steven Hintz, Ventura County’s Treasurer-Tax Collector, announced today that beginning April 11, 2020 he will accept taxpayer applications for waiver of late-payment penalties and fees for the second installment of the 2019-2020 secured property tax billings. If the applications are granted, the new payment due date will be August 31, 2020. There is no additional […]

Ventura County Tax Collector can’t extend Property Tax Deadline

Ventura County Tax Collector can’t extend Property Tax Deadline

SECURED PROPERTY TAX DEADLINES AND TAX COLLECTOR UPDATES FOR COVID-19 SECURED TAXES ARE DELINQUENT AFTER APRIL 10,     2020: Steven Hintz, Ventura County Treasurer-Tax Collector, announced that April 10th deadline for Secured property tax bills is still in effect. The 2nd installment of the 2019/20 Annual Secured property tax bill is due as of February 1st and […]

POLITICS | More debt and higher taxes? Vote NO on 13 on the March 3 ballot!!!!

POLITICS | More debt and higher taxes? Vote NO on 13 on the March 3 ballot!!!!

The “Proposition 13” on the March 3, 2020, ballot is a $15 billion school construction bond, but it would cost taxpayers far more than $15 billion. That’s why the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association is opposed to this Proposition 13. This measure would increase the state’s debt and interest costs, raise the caps on local school district borrowing […]

Property Tax Postponement Deadline Fast Approaching

Property Tax Postponement Deadline Fast Approaching

SACRAMENTO—State Controller Betty T. Yee today reminded California homeowners the deadline to apply for California’s Property Tax Postponement (PTP) program for the 2019-20 tax year is February 10.  “If you think property tax postponement could be helpful to you or a loved one, I encourage you to act now,” said Controller Yee, the state’s chief […]

Split-Roll Proponents Change Their Initiative Again

Split-Roll Proponents Change Their Initiative Again

Proponents of the split-roll initiative amended the measure September 17 to make several changes while maintaining the main provisions that would require annual market-value reassessments of business and commercial property. The amendments appear to be in response to a September 10 letter from the California Assessors’ Association (CAA) that criticized many provisions of the initiative, […]

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